Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Social Work Practice Books

You are currently browsing 31–40 of 79 new and published books in the subject of Social Work Practice — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 4

  1. Violence Against Women

    Vulnerable Populations

    By Douglas A. Brownridge

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    Violence Against Women: Vulnerable Populations investigates under-researched and underserved groups of women who are particularly vulnerable to violent victimization from an intimate male partner. In the past, there has been an understandable reluctance to address this issue to avoid stereotyping...

    Published January 15th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Psychology for Social Workers

    Black Perspectives on Human Development and Behaviour, 2nd Edition

    By Lena Robinson

    Social work education has recently undergone major changes, with anti-discriminatory practice being a high priority area in professional training. Psychology for Social Workers provides an introductory text which will help qualifying and practising social workers to: understand and counteract...

    Published December 11th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Encyclopedia of Social Work with Groups

    Edited by Alex Gitterman, Robert Salmon

    What do you have to know, today, to be an effective group worker and what are the different group work approaches? With 110 articles and entries, this book provides a comprehensive overview of social work with groups from its initial development to its astounding range of diverse practice today...

    Published October 30th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Strength and Diversity in Social Work with Groups

    Think Group

    Edited by Carol S. Cohen, Michael H Phillips, Meredith Hanson

    How can groups effectively meet the needs of humans in areas as diverse as aid, responsibility, action, healing, learning and acceptance? This edited volume aims to address these issues and provide ways to extend the current reach and quality of social work with groups. Based on a selection of...

    Published August 5th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Multidimensional Evidence-Based Practice

    Synthesizing Knowledge, Research, and Values

    Edited by Christopher G. Petr

    Series: Social Work Practice in Action

    Multidimensional Evidence-Based Practice (MEBP) is a new and comprehensive approach to determining best practices in social services. MEBP improves upon traditional evidence-based approaches by incorporating the views of consumers and professionals, qualitative research and values. The book begins...

    Published July 30th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Gerald P. Mallon

    A new, more comprehensive edition of the classic Social Work textAlthough the vast majority of LGBT persons are healthy, resilient, and hardy individuals who do not seek social work intervention, some have been or will be clients in social work agencies. Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay,...

    Published May 13th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Working with Vulnerable Adults

    By Bridget Penhale, Jonathan Parker

    Series: The Social Work Skills Series

    This text provides an understanding of current professional practice in social and health care, examining abuse of vulnerable adults and the ways in which social policy, welfare services and practitioners may compound or alleviate vulnerability. Working with Vulnerable Adults develops a sound...

    Published November 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  8. The Systematic Mistreatment of Children in the Foster Care System

    Through the Cracks

    By Lois Weinberg

    The Systematic Mistreatment of Children in the Foster Care System tells the stories of 10 children in the foster care system from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds and the efforts by advocates to find them permanent places to live, appropriate schooling, and other essentials they need to...

    Published November 1st 2007 by Routledge

  9. Group Psychotherapy with Addicted Populations

    An Integration of Twelve-Step and Psychodynamic Theory, Third Edition

    By Philip J. Flores

    Be more effective in group therapy with addicted clients Group Psychotherapy with Addicted Populations: An Integration of Twelve-Step and Psychodynamic Theory, Third Edition is the newly revised edition of the classic text, that provides you with proven strategies for defeating alcohol and drug...

    Published October 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  10. Developing an Empirically Based Practice Initiative

    A Case Study in CPS Supervision

    Edited by Jenny L Jones, Paul Sundet

    Developing an Empirically Based Practice Initiative documents practice techniques that were used during a three-year training/demonstration project for child welfare supervisors working in the frontlines of child protection services in the Southeastern United States. This unique book is a guide to...

    Published October 15th 2007 by Routledge