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  1. Social Work and Faith-based Organizations

    By Beth R. Crisp

    Faith-based organizations continue to play a significant role in the provision of social work services in many countries but their role within the welfare state is often contested. This text explores their various roles and relationships to social work practice, includes examples from different...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Contested Issues in the Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse

    A Response to Questions Raised in Kuehnle and Connell's Edited Volume

    Edited by Kathleen Coulborn Faller, Mark D. Everson

    This book represents a significant contribution to the highly contested debate surrounding how allegations of child sexual abuse should be evaluated. Despite decades of substantial research in this sensitive area, professional consensus remains elusive. A particular source of contention is the...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. A Mutual-Aid Model for Social Work with Groups

    3rd Edition

    By Dominique Moyse Steinberg

    Group work is a popular and widely used social work method. Focusing particularly on the central role of mutual aid in effective group work, this text presents the theoretical base, outlines core principles, and introduces the skills for translating those theories and principles into practice. A...

    Published February 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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 September 4th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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