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  1. Innovation in Social Welfare and Human Services

    By Rolf Rønning, Marcus Knutagard

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Innovation is an oft-heard buzzword in both public and private sectors concerned with the organisation and delivery of services to vulnerable individuals. This thoughtful volume explores what innovation might actually involve in the context of contemporary human services. Highlighting both the...

    Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. A Cognitive-Behavioural Approach to Clients' Problems (Psychology Revivals)

    By Michael J. Scott

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    The most useful therapy is one that can be applied to a wide range of client problems, is easy to learn, and produces lasting results following a brief intervention. The cognitive-behavioural approaches described in this volume probably come nearest to this ideal. Originally published in 1989, this...

    Published January 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Beginning Family Law

    By Jonathan Herring

    Series: Beginning the Law

    Whether you’re new to higher education, coming to legal study for the first time or just wondering what Family Law is all about, Beginning Family Law is the ideal introduction to help you hit the ground running. Starting with the basics and an overview of each topic, it will help you come to terms...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Homelessness Prevention in Treatment of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness

    Logic Models and Implementation of Eight American Projects

    By Patricia Hanrahan, Michael D Matters, Kendon J Conrad

    Through Homelessness Prevention in Treatment of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness: Logic Models and Implementation of Eight American Projects, psychiatrist, psychologists, and social workers will discover the results of eight, three-year long development projects funded by the Substance Abuse and...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. Active Ageing in Asia

    Edited by Alan Walker, Christian Aspalter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social Welfare in Asia

    East Asian societies are changing rapidly, and one of the most important facets of this transformation is population the ageing. of society. "Active ageing" is one of the few concepts available today to effectively address the problems arising from a highly-aged and, particularly in East Asia,...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States

    Edited by Stephen Haymes, Maria Vidal de Haymes, Reuben Miller

    In the United States, the causes and even the meanings of poverty are disconnected from the causes and meanings of global poverty. The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States provides an authoritative overview of the relationship of poverty with the rise of neoliberal capitalism in the...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Qualitative Research Methods for Community Development

    By Robert Mark Silverman, Kelly L. Patterson

    Qualitative Research Methods for Community Development teaches the basic skills, tools, and methods of qualitative research with special attention to the needs of community practitioners. This book teaches students entering planning, community development, nonprofit management, social work, and...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge