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Gillian Ruch

JKP publications by Gillian Ruch

  1. The Child's World, Third Edition

    The Child's World, Third Edition

    The Essential Guide to Assessing Vulnerable Children, Young People and their Families

    Edited by Jan Horwath and Dendy Platt

    Fully updated edition of THE bestselling book on assessing children in need and their families. Comprehensive and multidisciplinary, it covers all aspects of assessment from early help through to child protection. Explores implications of recent legislation and the very latest issues for practice. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 680pp, £26.99
    ISBN: 9781785921162
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 464pp, £26.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-382-6
  2. Relationship-Based Social Work, Second Edition

    Relationship-Based Social Work, Second Edition

    Getting to the Heart of Practice

    Edited by Gillian Ruch, Danielle Turney and Adrian Ward. Foreword by David Howe.

    Updated and revised edition of the highly successful guide to relationship-based practice in social work. It communicates the theory using illustrative case studies and offers a model for practice. This book will be an invaluable textbook for social work students, practitioners on post-qualifying courses and all social work professionals. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 9.09in x 6.42in / 231mm x 163mm, 320pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 9781785922534
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-543-1
  3. Observation in Health and Social Care

    Observation in Health and Social Care

    Applications for Learning, Research and Practice with Children and Adults

    Edited by Helen Hingley-Jones, Clare Parkinson and Lucille Allain

    One of the key skills in effective health and social care is accurately identifying and assessing the client's needs. This theoretically informed guide will show you how to enhance and apply these pivotal observation skills in a variety of challenging health and social settings with children, families and adults. Learn More
    2017, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.14in / 228mm x 156mm, 216pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-675-5
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 216pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-181-5
  4. Relationship-Based Research in Social Work

    Relationship-Based Research in Social Work

    Understanding Practice Research

    Edited by Gillian Ruch and Ilse Julkunen

    A key reference for understanding relationship-based practice research in social work settings, this book explains the defining features of this approach. It presents detailed case studies of research projects carried out in Finland, where the concept originated, and offers advice for the application of this approach across the social work sector. Learn More
    2016, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.14in / 228mm x 156mm, 240pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-457-7
    2016, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-112-9
  5. Social Work Education and Training

    Social Work Education and Training

    Edited by Joyce Lishman

    This volume provides an overview of social work education, including the background and current context. It covers the key debates surrounding social work education, such as the evaluation of Social Work Education, the use of IT, research mindedness, and the effectiveness of interdisciplinary education. Learn More
    2011, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.14in / 229mm x 156mm, 224pp, £25.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-076-0
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, £25.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-262-4