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  1. Skills for Using Theory in Social Work

    32 Lessons for Evidence-Informed Practice

    By James A. Forte

    Using theory, research evidence and experiential knowledge is a critical component of good social work. This unique text is designed to help social work students and practitioners to integrate theorizing into practice, demonstrating how to search for, select and translate academic knowledge for...

    Published February 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. An Introduction to Using Theory in Social Work Practice

    By James A. Forte

    An Introduction to Using Theory in Social Work Practice equips the reader to use fourteen key social work theories to guide each phase of the planned change process, from engagement through to evaluation. Suitable for a generalist approach, this book illustrates the value of applying theory to...

    Published January 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Practice of Generalist Social Work

    3rd Edition

    By Julie Birkenmaier, Marla Berg-Weger, Martha P. Dewees

    Series: New Directions in Social Work

    The new edition of The Practice of Generalist Social Work teaches and helps students apply the skills for micro, macro, and mezzo practice. The third edition contains over 80 pages of new content, including many skill-based guides to subjects such as cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Connecting Spirituality and Social Justice

    Conceptualizations and Applications in Macro Social Work Practice

    Edited by Michael J. Sheridan

    Jim Wallis, well-known justice advocate and author, has stated that the two great hungers in the world today are for spirituality and social justice. Although social work and related fields have increasingly recognized the importance of addressing spirituality within clinical practice, less...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Caregiver Substance Use and Child Trauma

    Implications for Social Work Research and Practice

    Edited by Michele Staton-Tindall, Ginny Sprang, Lala Straussner

    Research has consistently shown that there is a link between caregiver substance use and child maltreatment, but less attention has been given to child trauma exposure. The co-occurrence of caregiver substance misuse and child trauma exposure is a prevailing problem that has confounded social work...

    Published August 1st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Turning Troubles into Problems

    Clientization in Human Services

    Edited by Jaber F. Gubrium, Margaretha Järvinen

    Series: Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

    Human service professionals deal with a wide range of problems, from child abuse, parenting issues, and elderly care, to addictions, mental illness, sexual assault, unemployment, and criminality. These must be constructed as problems for professionals to appropriately respond to them. Human service...

    Published July 30th 2013 by Routledge

  7. From Trauma to Healing

    A Social Worker's Guide to Working with Survivors

    By Ann Goelitz, Abigail Stewart-Kahn

    From Trauma to Healing: A Social Worker’s Guide for Working With Survivors is the next significant publication on trauma in the field of social work. Since September 11 and Hurricane Katrina, social workers have come together increasingly to consider how traumatic events impact practice. From...

    Published February 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. International Social Work Practice

    Case Studies from a Global Context

    Edited by Joanna E. Bettmann, Gloria Jacques, Caren J. Frost

    International Social Work Practice compares and contrasts divergent social work approaches in countries around the world, providing students with a unique perspective on social work as it is actually practised. Using case studies from frontline practitioners from across the globe, this innovative...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Critical Reflection in Context

    Applications in Health and Social Care

    Edited by Jan Fook, Fiona Gardner

    Critical reflection enables practitioners – especially those within health and social care –to theorise from their own practice, improving and developing their work and practising both creatively and professionally. This book provides an accessible overview of the influential Fook/Gardner Critical...

    Published September 26th 2012 by Routledge

  10. A Handbook for Interprofessional Practice in the Human Services

    Learning to Work Together

    Edited by Brian Littlechild, Roger Smith

    A Handbook for Inter-professional Practice in the Human Services: Learning to Work Together is an essential text for all students of inter-professional education, and for practitioners looking to understand and develop better inter-agency working. With an emphasis on working collaboratively...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge