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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 18 new and published books in the subject of Social Work Theory — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Youth Justice in Context

    Community, Compliance and Young People

    By Mairéad Seymour

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Youth Justice in Context examines the influence of legislative, organizational, policy and practice issues in shaping what constitutes compliance and how non-compliance is responded to when supervising young offenders in the community. It also addresses the impact of adolescent developmental...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Community Mental Health

    Challenges for the 21st Century, Second Edition

    Edited by Jessica Rosenberg, Samuel Rosenberg

    The first edition of Community Mental Health quickly established itself as one of the most comprehensive and timely books about mental health practice in community settings. Readers will find that this new edition is also on the leading edge of the field, providing the most up-to-date research and...

    Published August 24th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Integrating Social Work Theory and Practice

    A Practical Skills Guide

    By Pam Green Lister

    Series: Student Social Work

    All social work students study theory and undertake practice placements. Integrating the two – so that each informs the other – is both essential and notoriously tricky. This accessible book demystifies the process and offers helpful evidence-based strategies for doing it successfully. Structured...

    Published January 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Sociology for Social Workers and Probation Officers

    2nd Edition

    By Viviene E. Cree

    Series: Student Social Work

    How does a social work student make the connection between sociological knowledge and day-to-day social work? Sociology for Social Workers and Probation Officers provides an introduction to sociological ideas and research and places them firmly into the context of actual social work practice. It...

    Published May 25th 2010 by Routledge