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  1. Abuse and Violence Towards Young Children

    Perspectives on Research and Policy

    Edited by Roy Evans

    Levels of violence, abuse and neglect in early childhood are reported internationally as having reached epidemic proportions. The prevalence of all forms of violence to children has been difficult to establish, particularly in low and middle income countries. However, even in countries with a high...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Supervision in Social Work

    Contemporary Issues

    Edited by Liz Beddoe, Jane Maidment

    Supervision is currently a "hot topic" in social work. The editors of this volume, both social work educators and researchers, believe that good supervision is fundamental to the development and maintenance of effective practice in social work. Supervision is seen as a key vehicle for continuing...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Aging

    The Role of Gerontological Social Work

    Edited by Noell L Rowan, Nancy L Giunta

    This edited collection emphasizes the role of social work practice and research related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) aging. It highlights LGBT aging from a gerontological social work perspective by incorporating key values of the profession such as cultural competence, dignity,...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Relational Theory for Clinical Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Sharon Freedberg

    Relational Theory for Clinical Practice offers students and practitioners a conceptual framework for thinking relationally about social work with clients within a biological, psychological, and socio-cultural framework. Integrating relational theory with the principles of clinical practice, and...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Working with Involuntary Clients

    A Guide to Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Chris Trotter

    Many social workers are employed in positions where they deal with involuntary clients. These positions are demanding, and require a specific set of skills. The new edition of this successful book provides an accessible and practical guide for managing difficult and sensitive relationships and...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Analysing Social Work Communication

    Discourse in Practice

    Edited by Christopher Hall, Kirsi Juhila, Maureen Matarese, Carolus van Nijnatten

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Work

    With communication and relationships at the core of social work, this book reveals the way it is foremost a practice that becomes reality in dialogue, illuminating some of the profession’s key dilemmas. Applied discourse studies illustrate the importance of talk and interaction in the construction...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Rural Families and Reshaping Human Services

    Edited by Jeanne F. Cook, Keith A. Alford, Jennifer Uhrich, Pat Conway

    This collection presents creative strategies and programs designed to address needs of families in the context of rural communities. Even before the most recent worldwide economic crisis, many rural families in the United States struggled to meet basic needs. As needs in rural communities have...

    Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Asset-Building Policies and Innovations in Asia

    Edited by Michael Sherraden, Li Zou, Ben Hok-bun Ku, Suo Deng, Sibin Wang

    Series: Routledge Research on Social Work, Social Policy and Social Development in Greater China

    Asia has long been a testing ground for efforts to augment financial and social security by developing assets that may support individuals and households and contribute to long-term social development. Rapid growth in the number and breadth of asset-based social policies has prompted Asian scholars...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Strengthening Systems to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence

    Edited by Pat Conway, Pamela J. Cox, Patricia G. Cook-Craig, Sandra Ortega, Theresa Armstead

    Over the past 25 years, developing coordinated responses to intimate partner violence and sexual violence has improved both perpetrator accountability, and victim safety and self-determination. However, preventing intimate partner violence and sexual violence from occurring is beyond the ability of...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Evidence-based Practice in Social Work

    Development of a New Professional Culture

    By Haluk Soydan, Lawrence A. Palinkas

    The role of evidence-based practice is one of most central and controversial issues in social work today. This concise text introduces key concepts and processes of evidence-based practice whilst engaging with contemporary debates about its relevance and practicality. Evidence-based Practice in...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge