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  1. Social Work: Disabled People and Disabling Environments

    Social Work: Disabled People and Disabling Environments

    Edited by Michael Oliver

    This book redefines the issue of disability as a social rather than an individual problem and considers the implications of this view for the provision of services and for social work practice. It looks at the experience of people with disabilities in society, and the influence that their organisations have had on service provision. Learn More
    1994, 208pp
  2. Developments in Short-term Care

    Developments in Short-term Care

    Breaks and Opportunities

    Edited by Kirsten Stalker

    This book addresses the question of short-term care from many perspectives. Particular attention is paid to the views of those in direct receipt of the service, while the issues of costings and quality, and the current research on provision to particular groups including disabled children and people with dementia, are also examined. Learn More
    1995, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 200pp, CA$40.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-134-3
  3. Planning and Costing Community Care

    Planning and Costing Community Care

    Edited by Chris Clark and Irvine Lapsley

    Drawing on current research, this book assesses the issues and problems arising as social work and services departments learn how to implement the new community care legislation. Drawing on the experience of researchers, practitioners and managers, the book explores the development of policies for different types of service and support. Learn More
    1995, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 180pp, CA$53.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-267-8
  4. Child Abuse and Child Abusers

    Child Abuse and Child Abusers

    Protection and Prevention

    Edited by Lorraine Waterhouse

    Based on both research and practice, this book provides a comprehensive picture of the success, fairness and significance of child protection services for children, parents and individuals. It approaches the problem of child abuse from the various perspectives of those affected (abused children and young people, parents and professionals). Learn More
    1996, 240pp
  5. Children and Young People in Conflict with the Law

    Children and Young People in Conflict with the Law

    Edited by Stewart Asquith

    The contributors to this volume examine the range and nature of problem behaviours among children and young people and the changing nature of their offending, which is reflected in the ongoing examination of philosophies, practices and policies and the tension between `welfare' and more traditional `justice and punishment' approaches. Learn More
    1996, Paperback / softback, 0.04in x 0.04in / 1mm x 1mm, 280pp, CA$44.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-291-3
  6. Social Care and Housing

    Social Care and Housing

    Ian Shaw, Sue Lambert and David Clapham

    Drawing out the implications for policy and practice from the latest research in housing and social work, this volume illustrates the lack of communication between practitioners that is hindering service provision, and provides suggestions for improving current practice. Learn More
    1998, Paperback / softback, 8.23in x 6.06in / 209mm x 154mm, 176pp, CA$53.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-437-5
  7. Growing Up with Disability

    Growing Up with Disability

    Edited by Carol Robinson and Kirsten Stalker

    Growing Up with Disability encompasses a wide range of perspectives on childhood impairment and its social implications. The book adopts a child-centred approach, stressing the importance of communicating with disabled children, and includes interviews and pieces of their own writing. The book explores how such children can best be protected. Learn More
    1998, 224pp
  8. Mental Health and Social Work

    Mental Health and Social Work

    Edited by Marion Ulas and Anne Connor

    Examining the theory and practice of work with people with mental health problems, this volume considers the current state of policy and organisation and the changes that have taken place over the last decade in the field. The book charts the move away from separate, specialist services, and the resultant impact on service provision. Learn More
    1998, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 248pp, CA$53.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-302-6
  9. Effective Ways of Working with Children and their Families

    Effective Ways of Working with Children and their Families

    Edited by Malcolm Hill

    Effective Ways of Working with Children and their Families examines the latest evidence about the most successful forms of intervention when working with children and their families. The book covers a wide range of approaches and services, with particular emphasis on those methods seeking to help children with identified problems. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.26in / 234mm x 159mm, 304pp, CA$44.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-619-5
    1999, Ebook, PDF, 304pp, CA$44.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-899-9
  10. Risk Assessment in Social Care and Social Work

    Risk Assessment in Social Care and Social Work

    Edited by Phyllida Parsloe

    Risk Assessment in Social Care and Social Work outlines the theoretical issues behind the decisions, processes and organisations involved in risk assessment. Written by leading academics and experienced practitioners, it considers implications for future policy, drawing on the full range of perspectives in the most recent research. Learn More
    1999, 272pp

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