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Geronticide

Geronticide

Killing the Elderly

Mike Brogden

Drawing on a variety of historical, contemporary, anthropological and literary sources, this book considers the present day debates about the sanctity of elderly lives and the question of euthanasia. The book shows that killing the elderly, voluntarily or involuntarily, has been a feature of many societies, from the primitive to the present day. more »

2001, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-709-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: elder abuse, older people

Settlements, Social Change and Community Action

Settlements, Social Change and Community Action

Good Neighbours

Edited by Ruth Gilchrist and Tony Jeffs

Reflecting the current emphasis in social policy on the ideas of community and active citizenship, the contributors to this book develop the basic settlement concepts of strong communities and links across groups, and apply them to current policy developments in community responsibility, the role of voluntary work and the future of social care. more »

2001, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-764-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: social care, social policy, social work

Becoming a Trainer in Adult Abuse Work

Becoming a Trainer in Adult Abuse Work

A Practical Guide

Jacki Pritchard

Agencies working with vulnerable adults are increasingly finding they have to train staff internally to become trainers on the issue of adult abuse and this trend is likely to continue. Based on the author's considerable experience, this timely and practical manual will help agencies develop effective basic awareness programmes. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-913-4, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 176pp

Keywords: adults, older people

Immigration Controls, the Family and the Welfare State

Immigration Controls, the Family and the Welfare State

A Handbook of Law, Theory, Politics and Practice for Local Authority, Voluntary Sector and Welfare State Workers and Legal Advisors

Steve Cohen

In this comprehensive handbook Steve Cohen examines the law, including the 1999 Immigration and Asylum Act, as it applies to the relationship between issues of welfare, immigration control and refugee status, giving pointers for good practice. The practical application of the law is illustrated with a wealth of case studies. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-723-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 352pp

Keywords: community care, ethnicity, social policy, social work, social work law

Approaches to Needs Assessment in Children's Services

Approaches to Needs Assessment in Children's Services

Edited by Harriet Ward and Wendy Rose

Examining the assessment of need in children's services this book addresses the full spectrum of practice, policy and research developments in the field. The contributors show how needs assessment in children's services can be used to tackle problems such as low achievement, and social exclusion at both individual and strategic levels. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $46.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-780-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 352pp

Keywords: child protection, children, social work

Good Practice with Vulnerable Adults

Good Practice with Vulnerable Adults

Edited by Jacki Pritchard

This is a practical and trans-disciplinary guide for professionals working with vulnerable adults, who include the frail elderly, those with mental health problems or physical disabilities, learning disabilities or serious physical illness. The contributors address key problems and dilemmas in working to protect these groups from abuse. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-982-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: child protection, counselling, domestic abuse, intellectual disabilities, mental health, mental illness, older people, safeguarding children, sexual abuse, social care, social work, trauma, violence

Research in Social Care and Social Welfare

Research in Social Care and Social Welfare

Issues and Debates for Practice

Edited by Beth Humphries

This important book explores the links between research, evidence-based practice and policy in social care. Basing their chapters in case-study material, the contributors examine the issues arising from qualitative and quantitative methodologies, critique orthodox views of ethics and offer examples of innovative social research methods. more »

2000, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-900-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: education, health care, social care, social work

Law, Rights and Disability

Law, Rights and Disability

Edited by Jeremy Cooper

This comprehensive volume assesses the relationship between legal rights and disability and the effect of law, legal process and third party professional intervention on the lives of people with disabilities. The contributors, who are all either academics or other professional experts in their field, write in a jargon free accessible style. more »

2000, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-836-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: disability law, law, social work law

Parenting Girls

Parenting Girls

Janet Irwin, Susanna de Vries and Susan Stratigos Wilson

The aim of this very practical handbook is to guide parents and the professionals who work with them in raising happy, well-adjusted girls. Contributors to the book have backgrounds in medicine, teaching and female health, and have firsthand experience of the joys and the problems of bringing up daughters. more »

2000, Paperback: £18.99
ISBN: 978-1-85302-946-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child development, child protection, children, emotions, families, occupational therapy, parenting

Confidentiality and Mental Health

Confidentiality and Mental Health

Edited by Christopher Cordess

People experiencing mental health problems may need to be able to present and explore deeply disturbing thoughts and actions in a safe environment. This book will enable professionals to meet both the needs of clients and the demands of society through a responsible and thoughtful understanding of the significance of confidentiality and disclosure. more »

2000, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-860-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
2000, Hardback: £55.00/ $95.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-859-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: mental health, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy

Choosing a Groupwork Approach

Choosing a Groupwork Approach

An Inclusive Stance

Oded Manor

How do you choose an appropriate approach for working with each different group you come across? Grounded in systems theory, Oded Manor's model provides a framework that bridges the gap between overly prescribed schemes that do not always meet clients' needs, and open ones that fail to provide sufficient details about practice. more »

2000, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-870-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: counselling, group psychotherapy, mental health, social work

Mediation in Context

Mediation in Context

Edited by Marian Liebmann

Drawing on their own experiences as mediators, the contributors to this book discuss the benefits and drawbacks of mediation and use case studies to illustrate how mediation works in practice. This book provides a comprehensive overview of mediation as well as containing useful information and advice for anyone involved in mediation. more »

2000, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-618-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: divorce, offenders, restorative justice, social work

Listening to Young People in School, Youth Work and Counselling

Listening to Young People in School, Youth Work and Counselling

Nick Luxmoore

This accessible book captures the reality of young people's experiences, their relationships and the things that are important to them. Using in-depth examples from his many years' experience, Nick Luxmoore outlines a creative approach that will enable professionals to respond appropriately to the complex needs of young people. more »

2000, Paperback: £14.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-909-7, demy, 144pp

Keywords: adolescence, child protection, counselling, education, psychology, psychotherapy, teenagers, youthwork

Advocacy Skills for Health and Social Care Professionals

Advocacy Skills for Health and Social Care Professionals

Neil Bateman

Most professionals working in health or social care will be required to act as advocates as part of their work. This is a practical guide to advocacy skills specifically written for those in the health and social care professions it examines the function of advocacy within these professions and how to interview, and negotiate successfully. more »

2000, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-865-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: advocacy, health care, social work

Preventing Violence in Relationships

Preventing Violence in Relationships

A Programme for Men Who Feel They Have a Problem with their Use of Controlling and Violent Behaviour

Gerry Heery

The Preventing Violence in Relationships programme has been developed by Gerry Heery through his independent work in this area. This book contains detailed outlines of the 26 sessions of the one year programme, offering a practical, structured way of working with controlling and abusive men, and examples of sessions from the programme. more »

2000, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-816-8, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 240pp

Keywords: anger management, challenging behaviour, child protection, children, families, relationships, safeguarding children, social work, trauma, violence

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