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  1. Social Workers, the Community and Social Interaction

    Social Workers, the Community and Social Interaction

    Intervention and the Sociology of Welfare

    John Offer

    Social workers are called upon to perform their varied tasks in a wide range of social settings, often involving intensely intimate contact with, and intervention in, a person's private moral and social world. This book demonstrates the practical relevance of recent sociological research for good social work practice. Learn More
    1999, 200pp
  2. Welfare and Culture in Europe

    Welfare and Culture in Europe

    Towards a New Paradigm in Social Policy

    Edited by Prue Chamberlayne, Andrew Cooper, Richard Freeman and Michael Rustin

    This book describes how an awareness of culture must be applied to the study and provision of welfare in Europe. It shows how the cultures underpinning social welfare systems are starting to be exposed and explored. The assumption that the values and beliefs which constitute welfare systems are universal and absolute has been overturned. Learn More
    1999, 300pp
  3. Innovative Education and Training for Care Professionals

    Innovative Education and Training for Care Professionals

    A Provider's Guide

    Edited by Rachel Pierce and Jenny Weinstein

    The editors have brought together academics, researchers and practitioners, to reflect with them - both positively and critically - on a broad range of contemporary educational developments, thus providing a sound analysis to shape future arrangements for quality professional education and training for care professionals. Learn More
    1999, 250pp
  4. Family Support

    Family Support

    Direction from Diversity

    Edited by John Canavan, Pat Dolan and John Pinkerton

    The contributors to this topical volume explore the role of family support in promoting the welfare of children and their families. The book integrates concepts and experiences from an international perspective, different levels of analysis (society, community and family) and different loci of intervention. Learn More
    2000, 240pp
  5. Child Welfare Policy and Practice

    Child Welfare Policy and Practice

    Issues and Lessons Emerging from Current Research

    Edited by Dorota Iwaniec and Malcolm Hill

    This book explores the implications of recent research for all those concerned with child welfare and social work. It addresses the present concerns as expressed by Government bodies and central Government enquiries regarding the services and policies relating to children in need of care and attention. Learn More
    2000, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.10in / 230mm x 155mm, 304pp, CA$44.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-812-0
  6. 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. Learn More
    2000, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 176pp, CA$53.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-900-4
    2000, Ebook, PDF, 176pp, CA$53.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-269-0
  7. 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. Learn More
    2001, 352pp
  8. Children in Secure Accommodation

    Children in Secure Accommodation

    A Gendered Exploration of Locked Institutional Care for Children in Trouble

    Teresa O'Neill

    The author explores the circumstances and experiences of children in secure accommodation through an examination of their own stories and through the accounts of their social workers and the staff working at the secure units. From these narratives she draws conclusions on the meaning of being in a secure unit. Learn More
    2001, 320pp
  9. Integrative Approaches to Supervision

    Integrative Approaches to Supervision

    Edited by Michael Carroll and Margaret Tholstrup

    The contributors to this informative book consider the nature of a supervision and examine the ways in which it can be further defined and developed. Drawing together practical and theoretical perspectives, Integrative Approaches to Supervision examines the contribution that supervision can make within both organisational and individual settings. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.38in / 232mm x 162mm, 224pp, CA$40.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-966-0
    2001, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, CA$40.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-197-6
  10. Parental Substance Misuse and Child Welfare

    Parental Substance Misuse and Child Welfare

    Brynna Kroll and Andy Taylor

    Focusing on the needs of children of substance misusing parents and the dilemmas faced by professionals working with them, this comprehensive book brings together for the first time theoretical and practice issues for all those involved with the crossover between responses to drug and alcohol problems and child welfare. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.14in / 233mm x 156mm, 352pp, CA$44.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-791-8
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 352pp, CA$44.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-290-4

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