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  1.  Handbook for Assessing and Managing Care in the Community

    Handbook for Assessing and Managing Care in the Community

    Philip Seed and Gillian Kaye

    This practical book covers the complex issues involved in assessment procedures and care management. It is addressed to care managers and to social care providers, including staff at all levels. It includes sample forms and many examples, and explains in clear terms the implications of various approaches. Learn More
    1994, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 152pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-227-2
  2.  Good Practice in Supervision

    Good Practice in Supervision

    Statutory and Voluntary Organisations

    Edited by Jacki Pritchard

    Offering a new and much needed approach to supervision practice, Good Practice in Supervision considers the need and format for successful supervision, methods of effective implementation, and difficulties frequently encountered. The book includes many practical suggestions and examples which complement the sound theoretical base of the text. Learn More
    1994, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 224pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-279-1
  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, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 180pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-267-8
  4.  Quality of Life

    Quality of Life

    Philip Seed and Greg Lloyd

    While exploring the popular references to the term "Quality of Life", this book also compares the technical meanings in medicine, the social sciences and in economic and social planning. Methods of measuring quality of life in these and other fields are reviewed to draw out elements which enhance the others. Learn More
    1997, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 200pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-413-9
  5.  Creative Training

    Creative Training

    Sociodrama and Team-building

    Ron Wiener

    A 'how to do it' book for people who want their training to be imaginative, energetic and effective, this text looks at how to run staff training groups; what to do with stuck teams; and how to utilise sociodrama as a training tool in a different light. This book demonstrates how interventions with groups can produce the very best from training. Learn More
    1997, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 130pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-422-1
  6. The Working of Social Work

    The Working of Social Work

    Edited by Juliet Cheetham and Mansoor A. F. Kazi

    Those who practise, manage and pay for social work have increasingly to provide evidence of its quality and effectiveness. This book presents recent research of direct relevance to key issues in social work policy and practice and promotes the understanding and use of research methods appropriate for both academic, and practitioner based research. Learn More
    1998, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 240pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-498-6
  7.  Negotiation for Health and Social Service Professionals

    Negotiation for Health and Social Service Professionals

    Keith Fletcher

    For professionals in health, social care and children's services, an ability to negotiate successfully is vital. Keith Fletcher explains how to prepare for and deal with negotiation situations more confidently so that settlements can be reached which satisfy all parties. Learn More
    1998, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 200pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-549-5
  8.  Training and Development for Dementia Care Workers

    Training and Development for Dementia Care Workers

    Anthea Innes

    Anthea Innes provides a complete guide to running a training programme for dementia care workers. She begins with a brief outline of the key factors to consider prior to the design and implementation of a programme. In particular the book stresses the importance of getting to know the care setting in which the trainees will practise. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 128pp, £18.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-761-1
  9.  Ethical Practice and the Abuse of Power in Social Responsibility

    Ethical Practice and the Abuse of Power in Social Responsibility

    Leave No Stone Unturned

    Edited by Helen Payne and Brian Littlechild

    To avoid abusive practice in social care, professionals need to examine the body of values, rules and methods which guide their work, and move towards a more sophisticated participatory approach to social responsibility. The book contains background material, a review of current research and case studies, and lays guidelines for future policy. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 240pp, £23.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-743-7
  10.  Cultural Competence in the Caring Professions

    Cultural Competence in the Caring Professions

    Kieran O'Hagan

    The right of minority groups to define their culture and identity in their own terms is the central theme of this book. O'Hagan argues that a comprehensive definition of culture, and an awareness of all the issues involved, may enable practitioners to fulfil their statutory obligations more effectively. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 288pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-759-8

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