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  1. Social Work Placements

    A Traveller's Guide

    By Mark Doel

    Series: Student Social Work

    Placements can be one of the most exciting parts of your social work training but also one of the most daunting. This Guide will help you to make the most of your practice learning opportunities. The guide highlights how you can make the most of your placement, as well as anticipating some of the...

    Published November 12th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Human Growth and Development

    An Introduction for Social Workers

    By John Sudbery

    Series: Student Social Work

    Social workers work with people at all stages of life, tackling a multitude of personal, social, health, welfare, legal and educational issues. As a result, all social work students need to understand human growth and development throughout the lifespan. This introductory text provides a knowledge...

    Published October 28th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Working More Creatively with Groups

    3rd Edition

    By Jarlath Benson

    A new edition of the classic group work textbook! In Working More Creatively with Groups, Jarlath Benson presents the essential knowledge required to set up and work with a group. He looks at how to plan and lead a group successfully and how to intervene skilfully. As well as covering the different...

    Published September 28th 2009 by Routledge

  4. European Social Policy and Social Work

    Citizenship-Based Social Work

    By Hans van Ewijk

    European Social Policy and Social Work explores shifts in international social policies and how they affect national trends and thus the context for social work practice. The book discusses international and national social work strategies and practice and investigates the responsibilities for...

    Published September 21st 2009 by Routledge

  5. Violence and Abuse Issues

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives for Health and Social Services

    By Lee Ann Hoff

    After centuries of being considered a private matter in most societies, violence and its profound effect on the physical health, mental health, and social well-being of victims and their families, as well as on the assailants themselves, has started to take centre stage as a public issue of...

    Published June 29th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Evidence-based Social Work

    A Critical Stance

    By Mel Gray, Debbie Plath, Stephen A. Webb

    Evidence-based practice is now a core element of many governments’ approaches to policy-making and social intervention. It has become a powerful movement that promises to change the content and structure of social work and its allied professions. Its emergence has generated much debate and raised...

    Published May 11th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Social Work Practice with Transgender and Gender Variant Youth

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Gerald P. Mallon

    Through personal narratives and case studies, this fully updated second edition explores the childhood and adolescent experiences of transgendered persons. Addressing the differences between male-to-female (MTF) and female-to-male (FTM) individuals and identifying the specific challenges of...

    Published March 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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