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Forthcoming Social Work Practice Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Practicing Rights

    Human rights-based approaches to social work practice

    By David Androff

    Social work Codes of Ethics of professional organizations around the world appeal to the concept of people having ‘rights’ that social workers need to respect and advocate for. However, it isn’t always clear how social workers can actually incorporate human rights-based approaches in their practice...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Social Work in a Global Context

    Issues and Challenges

    Edited by George Palattiyil, Dina Sidhva, Mono Chakrabarti

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Work

    Social Work in a Global Context engages with, and critically explores, key issues that inform social work practice around the world. Social work can take many forms, and is differently understood in different parts of the world. However, at base, it can be seen as a profession which strives to...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Substance Use in Social Work Education and Training

    Preparing for and supporting practice

    Edited by Hilda Loughran, Wulf Livingston

    Substance use has become an increasingly common concern for all aspects of social work practice, and especially when working with mental health and vulnerable families. This requires all social workers to have sufficient education and training in alcohol and other drugs across a range of settings....

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Examining the Relationship between Trauma and Addiction

    Edited by Shelly Wiechelt, Shulamith Lala A. Straussner

    Trauma, trauma-related disorders, substance use, and addictive disorders often co-occur, and frequently play a role in the problems and issues that social workers contend with in their practice with individuals, families, and communities. Research shows that there is a relationship between...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Researching Critical Reflection

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Jan Fook, Val Collington, Fiona Ross, Gillian Ruch, Linden West

    Critical reflection helps professionals to learn directly from their practice experience, so that they can improve their own work in an ongoing and flexible way – something essential in today’s complex and changing organisations. It allows change to be managed in a way which enables individuals to...

    To Be Published October 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Social Work Doctoral Education

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Paul A. Kurzman

    The rapid expansion of doctoral education in social work is changing academia, and expanding the expectations of education for professional practice. This volume focuses on the early development, gradual evolution and present status of social work doctoral education. Relevant for social work...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Contested Issues in the Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse

    A Response to Questions Raised in Kuehnle and Connell's Edited Volume

    Edited by Kathleen Coulborn Faller, Mark D. Everson

    This book represents a significant contribution to the highly contested debate surrounding how allegations of child sexual abuse should be evaluated. Despite decades of substantial research in this sensitive area, professional consensus remains elusive. A particular source of contention is the...

    To Be Published January 20th 2016 by Routledge

  8. Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice

    Edited by Nicole Moulding, Sarah Wendt

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Work

    Contemporary Feminisms for Social Work Practice explores feminism as core to social work knowledge, practice and ethics. It not only demonstrates how gender-neutral perspectives and practices obscure gender but also how feminist social work practice can transform areas of social work not...

    To Be Published January 27th 2016 by Routledge

  9. Tackling Poverty and Social Exclusion

    Promoting Social Justice in Social Work, 3rd Edition

    By John Pierson

    In recent years, a new government and a difficult economic outlook have led to widespread changes in welfare services and the resources available to social workers. Policy around the concept of the socially excluded has moved on as a result. The third edition of this unique textbook seeks to...

    To Be Published February 27th 2016 by Routledge

  10. Transnational Social Policy

    Social Support in a World on the Move

    Edited by Luann Good Gingrich, Stefan Köngeter

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This edited volume highlights the changing face of social policy and social work against the background of accelerating transnationalisation of economies, labour markets, education, and care within an increasingly asymmetrical global context....

    To Be Published March 31st 2016 by Routledge