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  1. Working with Children in Need

    Working with Children in Need

    Studies in Complexity and Challenge

    Edited by Eric Sainsbury

    This book illustrates how social workers approach their work, the responses they receive, the children's and parents' experiences and reactions, and the stresses involved for all parties. It illustrates the skills needed in direct work with young children and in assessing the nature, outcomes and unmet needs within abusive situations. Learn More
    1994, 250pp
  2. Learning and Teaching in Social Work

    Learning and Teaching in Social Work

    Towards Reflective Practice

    Edited by Margaret Yelloly and Mary Henkel

    This book addresses contemporary themes in the professional education of social workers. The contributors raise important questions about the nature and purpose of professional social work practice in a modern, changing and complex society. Learn More
    1994, 240pp
  3. Working with Offenders

    Working with Offenders

    Edited by Gill McIvor

    Significant changes have occurred in recent years in the nature and delivery of social work services to offenders and their families. Working with Offenders considers the implications for policy and practice of research which has focused upon a range of social work activities. Learn More
    1995, 240pp
  4. The Construction of Racial Identity in Children of Mixed Parentage

    The Construction of Racial Identity in Children of Mixed Parentage

    Mixed Metaphors

    Ilan Katz

    This book is a major contribution to the literature on race, identity and child development, and offers a radically new way of looking at some of these issues. Based on intensive research on interracial families, the book reviews the previous literature relating to racial identity development, and shows it to be based on flawed assumptions. Learn More
    1996, 224pp
  5. Past Trauma in Late Life

    Past Trauma in Late Life

    European Perspectives on Therapeutic Work with Older People

    Linda Hunt, Mary Marshall and Cherry Rowlings

    In the professional and practice literature on working with older people, little attention has been given to the potential impact of trauma experienced in childhood and early adult life. This book looks at the effect of trauma on behaviour, which is often mistakenly viewed as part of the pathology of old age. Learn More
    1997, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.18in / 233mm x 157mm, 224pp, $47.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-446-7
  6. The Working of Social Work

    The Working of Social Work

    Edited by Juliet Cheetham and Mansoor A. F. Kazi

    Those who practise, manage and pay for social work have increasingly to provide evidence of its quality and effectiveness. This book presents recent research of direct relevance to key issues in social work policy and practice and promotes the understanding and use of research methods appropriate for both academic, and practitioner based research. Learn More
    1998, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 240pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-498-6
  7. Addictions and Problem Drug Use

    Addictions and Problem Drug Use

    Issues in Behaviour, Policy and Practice

    Edited by Michael Bloor and Fiona Wood

    This volume reviews recent research into the nature and effects of addiction and considers the usefulness of policies which aim to prevent it. The contributors focus on topics such as smoking, alcoholism, gambling and injecting drug use, examining treatment and the effectiveness of prevention and intervention programmes. Learn More
    1998, 224pp
  8. Practice Teaching - Changing Social Work

    Practice Teaching - Changing Social Work

    Edited by Hilary Lawson

    In this authoritative book, practitioners and academics discuss and explore the complex issues that arise in practice teaching. The challenges related to the organisational context of social work, the role of the practice teacher as the pivot between theory and practice and the need to ensure the development of a sound value base are all explored. Learn More
    1998, 240pp
  9. Elder Abuse Work

    Elder Abuse Work

    Best Practice in Britain and Canada

    Edited by Jacki Pritchard

    The abuse, neglect and exploitation of older people in community and residential care settings is increasingly being recognised and addressed as a serious social concern in Britain and Canada. Elder Abuse Work gives an overview of the developments and issues in both countries and draws out good practice guidelines. Learn More
    1999, 512pp
  10. Working with Victims of Crime

    Working with Victims of Crime

    Policies, Politics and Practice

    Brian Williams

    There are an increasing number of organisations dedicated to supporting victims, campaigning for improvements in their situation. Based on the author's experience in working with both victims and offenders, Working with Victims of Crime provides an objective analysis of developments in victim support and their impact on both policy and practice. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.06in / 234mm x 154mm, 160pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-450-4

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