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  1. A Handbook for Interprofessional Practice in the Human Services

    Learning to Work Together

    Edited by Brian Littlechild, Roger Smith

    A Handbook for Inter-professional Practice in the Human Services: Learning to Work Together is an essential text for all students of inter-professional education, and for practitioners looking to understand and develop better inter-agency working. With an emphasis on working collaboratively...

    Published September 14th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 25th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 24th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Social Care with African Families in the UK

    By Viola Nzira

    This important text promotes understanding of the complexities and diversities of African family life. It stimulates creative thinking about how social care professionals can develop meaningful relationships and engage confidently and effectively with African families they encounter within work...

    Published September 17th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Key Themes in Health and Social Care

    A Companion to Learning

    Edited by Adam Barnard

    Key Themes in Health and Social Care is a learning resource for students in health and social care. It provides an overview of foundational issues and core themes in the field and introduces key areas of debate, moving from an introductory level to in-depth discussion as the book progresses....

    Published September 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  6. Professional Development in Social Work

    Complex Issues in Practice

    Edited by Janet Seden, Sarah Matthews, Mick McCormick, Alun Morgan

    Series: Post-qualifying Social Work

    Social work practice in the twenty-first century is continually changing. Contemporary practitioners work in complex areas and have to do so quickly and competently. This text helps qualified social workers, as well as those about to qualify, to build on their initial studies in order to develop...

    Published September 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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