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  1. Good Practice in Risk Assessment and Management 1

    Good Practice in Risk Assessment and Management 1

    Edited by Jacki Pritchard and Hazel Kemshall

    This book provides a complete guide to good practice for those involved in risk assessment and management.. With its strong emphasis on practice, the book examines the key issues and methods of risk measurement, predictability and management, drawing upon the experience of the contributors in a wide variety of social care settings. Learn More
    1995, 224pp
  2. Boring Records?

    Boring Records?

    Communication, Speech and Writing in Social Work

    Katie Prince

    Boring Records? is a practical and eye-opening investigation into the central role of record keeping. Using the first-hand impressions and comments of parents, children and clinical social workers, the author demonstrates the centrality of the work of record keeping for social work practitioners. Learn More
    1996, 224pp
  3. Collaboration in Health and Welfare

    Collaboration in Health and Welfare

    Working with Difference

    Ann Loxley

    This study demystifies the concept of collaboration. The author suggests a framework to enable collaboration to take place, and details the skills which can be used to facilitate the process. She concludes that inter-professional and interagency collaboration can be creative and exciting despite the problems involved. Learn More
    1996, 128pp
  4. Staff Supervision in a Turbulent Environment

    Staff Supervision in a Turbulent Environment

    Managing Process and Task in Front-line Services

    Lynette Hughes and Paul Pengelly

    Focusing on the interaction between supervisor and supervisee in the agency context, this book explores the interdependence of task and process in supervision. The authors conclude that effective service-delivery continues to depend on agencies providing the "thinking space" that supervision represents. Learn More
    1996, 240pp
  5. Communication Skills in Practice

    Communication Skills in Practice

    A Practical Guide for Health Professionals

    Diana Williams

    Recent changes in the health service have highlighted the need for the health professional to have effective communication skills in order to maintain a high quality of service to the client. This book will meet the demands brought about by the changes in role from the student to practitioner through to managerial responsibilities. Learn More
    1997, 336pp
  6. Good Practice in Risk Assessment and Risk Management 2

    Good Practice in Risk Assessment and Risk Management 2

    Key Themes for Protection, Rights and Responsibilities

    Edited by Hazel Kemshall and Jacki Pritchard

    The companion volume to Good Practice in Risk Assessment 1 looks at further issues in the field of risk assessment. Managers are under increasing pressure to predict risk accurately, and face serious consequences for failure. This new collection explores the arguments and means of assessment in a clear and accessible manner. Learn More
    1997, 328pp
  7. Good Practice in Working with Violence

    Good Practice in Working with Violence

    Edited by Hazel Kemshall and Jacki Pritchard

    This book is a comprehensive guide to the techniques and skills required for good practice in assessing and managing violence. Drawing on experiences from contributors from a range of backgrounds, the books discusses the challenges involved in working with violence and its effects. Learn More
    1999, 280pp
  8. Social Work Management and Practice

    Social Work Management and Practice

    Systems Principles Second Edition

    Andy Bilson and Sue Ross

    The second edition of this key text renews its challenge to the established social work culture of managerialism and effectiveness, arguing that existing social work provision can fail the people it aims to support and protect. The authors apply the latest systems principles to the practice and management of social work. Learn More
    1999, 192pp
  9. The Essential Groupworker

    The Essential Groupworker

    Teaching and Learning Creative Groupwork

    Mark Doel and Catherine Sawdon

    Focusing on how groupwork can be learnt and taught, the authors of this accessible book consider what is essential in effective work with groups. They develop a practice model which is applicable to a wide range of approaches and actively promotes anti-oppressive groupwork. It has been extensively trialled and refined in a social services agency. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 8.94in x 5.98in / 227mm x 152mm, 288pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-823-6
    1999, Ebook, PDF, 288pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-122-1
  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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