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Recent Articles

  1. New: The Residential Youth Care Worker in Action

    The second edition of The Residential Youth Care Worker in Action, like the first, is written for professionals who work with children and youth in out of home placements, be they social services workers, child welfare or family court workers, educators, or mental health professionals in general.  

  2. New in The Routledge Series on Counseling and Psychotherapy with Boys and Men

    Interest in the psychological make-up of males now permeates our society, represented by mental health professionals, social scientists, community volunteers, teachers, ministers and parents who want to help boys and men to lead more fulfilling lives. The purpose of The Routledge Series on Counseling and Psychotherapy with Boys and Men is to respond to this demand by fostering the development of specialized books on the clinical process of helping boys and men in counseling and psychotherapy.  

  3. Free Access – Promoting Social and Economic Equality: Responses from Social Work and Social Develo

    Read a collection of over 100 articles on Promoting Social and Economic Equality for free until 31 August 2014.

  4. New - Social Work Practice in Pediatric Palliative and End-of-Life Care

    An essential and emerging practice, pediatric palliative care seeks to prevent and relieve suffering for children with life-threatening conditions. This collection provides a succinct and accessible resource concerning practicing in different pediatric palliative care settings – primarily on collaborative teams, ICU, and hospice. It also offers research related to the role that social workers can play in caregiver support, bereavement support, and stillbirth grief and support. This book was originally published as a special issue of the Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care.

  5. New: Encyclopedia of Human Service

    "Can studying for a credentialing exam be entertaining? In the case of Dr. Rosenthal’s latest book, the answer is a definite YES. Rosenthal’s approach will not only help human services workers pass the exam; it will also help them cultivate the knowledge and judgment for long-term success in their field. My summary of the Encyclopedia of Human Services: Fun, useful, and effective!" —Meg Selig, LPC, NCC, author of Changepower! 37 Secrets to Habit Change Success and blogger at psychologytoday.com 

  6. New! Adolescent Violence in the Home

    "Adolescent Violence in the Home provides a compelling and comprehensive overview of the challenges inherent in addressing abuse by youth. Based on decades of hands-on, extraordinary work, Routt and Anderson offer specific intervention models proven to be highly effective. This enormously rich book will guide families and practitioners who seek to understand and help troubled, violent youth." —Sarah Buel, clinical professor of law at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and domestic violence survivor 

  7. New: Residential Interventions for Children, Adolescents, and Families

    This book encourages readers to think strategically about how agencies, communities and systems can identify and implement actions that lead to positive change and how to work more collaboratively to improve the lives of children and adolescents who have experienced emotional and behavioral life challenges and their families.

  8. Routledge International Handbook of Social Justice

    Congratulations to Michael Reisch!

    Routledge author Professor Michael Reisch has been awarded the Council on Social Work Education's Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award for his consistent and ongoing professional achievements and contributions to social work education, research, service, and practice. Professor Reisch is the editor of the recent Routledge International Handbook of Social Justice.

  9. New Catalog: Social Work and Social Welfare: New and Key Books 2014

    This online catalog features new books in Social Work and Social Welfare from Routledge.

    Browse and buy books online. Find out how to get your 20% discount!

  10. Skills for Using Theory in Social Work

    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 practical use in helping people improve their lives and environments.

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