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  1. Alcohol Problems

    Alcohol Problems

    Talking with Drinkers

    Gillie Ruscombe-King and Sheila Hurst

    The helplessness often felt by families involved with drinkers is frequently shared by professionals and by the drinkers themselves. This book uses these parallel experiences to build a resource that provides an understanding of why people may drink to excess, and combines this with illustrations of ways of dealing with problems linked to drinking. Learn More
    1993, 176pp
  2. Caring for People in the Community

    Caring for People in the Community

    The New Welfare

    Edited by Michael Titterton

    This book critically examines the new agenda of welfare and assesses the implications for change for policy makers, formal and informal carers and consumers including examinations of key topics such as care planning and case management. Learn More
    1994, 160pp
  3. Working with Carers

    Working with Carers

    Christine Heron

    A complete guide to working with carers, this volume provides a general overview of all the issues involved. General theories of assessment, groupwork, stress management and problem-solving are applied to working with carers, and suggestions for good practice are underpinned with references to relevant research, and policy documents. Learn More
    1998, 160pp
  4. Guiding Recovery from Child Sexual Abuse

    Guiding Recovery from Child Sexual Abuse

    Horizons of Hope

    Dave Simon

    Based on his own practical experience of working with individuals who have suffered childhood sexual abuse, Dave Simon has created a counselling programme that is tailored for working with adult or adolescent survivors. The programme provides a path of recovery for the survivors that is as safe and easy as possible for them to follow. Learn More
    1998, 200pp
  5. User Involvement and Participation in Social Care

    User Involvement and Participation in Social Care

    Research Informing Practice

    Edited by Hazel Kemshall and Rosemary Littlechild

    This book is an authoritative, thought-provoking overview of the current situation in social care delivery and presents a convincing argument for greater direct involvement of users at every level of policy making. It will be an invaluable resource for practitioners and researchers involved in social and health care delivery at all levels. Learn More
    2000, 256pp
  6. 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. Learn More
    2000, Paperback / softback, 9.09in x 6.14in / 231mm x 156mm, 192pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-865-6
    2000, Ebook, ePUB, 192pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-157-0
  7. 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. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 9.33in x 6.10in / 237mm x 155mm, 320pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-982-0
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 320pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-272-0
  8. 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. Learn More
    2001, 176pp
  9. 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. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 9.09in x 5.98in / 231mm x 152mm, 256pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-764-2
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 256pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-277-5
  10. Developing Good Practice in Community Care

    Developing Good Practice in Community Care

    Partnership and Participation

    Edited by Vicky White and John Harris

    Drawing together theory and practice, this comprehensive resource presents guidelines for good practice in community care work. The contributors describe the planning and implementation of pioneering initiatives in the community, analyse their effectiveness and outline their practical implications in the light of the current legislative framework. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.22in / 232mm x 158mm, 208pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-890-8
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 208pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-293-5

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