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  1. Working with Children in Need

    Working with Children in Need

    Studies in Complexity and Challenge

    Edited by Eric Sainsbury

    This book illustrates how social workers approach their work, the responses they receive, the children's and parents' experiences and reactions, and the stresses involved for all parties. It illustrates the skills needed in direct work with young children and in assessing the nature, outcomes and unmet needs within abusive situations. Learn More
    1994, 250pp
  2. Learning and Teaching in Social Work

    Learning and Teaching in Social Work

    Towards Reflective Practice

    Edited by Margaret Yelloly and Mary Henkel

    This book addresses contemporary themes in the professional education of social workers. The contributors raise important questions about the nature and purpose of professional social work practice in a modern, changing and complex society. Learn More
    1994, 240pp
  3. Working with Offenders

    Working with Offenders

    Edited by Gill McIvor

    Significant changes have occurred in recent years in the nature and delivery of social work services to offenders and their families. Working with Offenders considers the implications for policy and practice of research which has focused upon a range of social work activities. Learn More
    1995, 240pp
  4. The Construction of Racial Identity in Children of Mixed Parentage

    The Construction of Racial Identity in Children of Mixed Parentage

    Mixed Metaphors

    Ilan Katz

    This book is a major contribution to the literature on race, identity and child development, and offers a radically new way of looking at some of these issues. Based on intensive research on interracial families, the book reviews the previous literature relating to racial identity development, and shows it to be based on flawed assumptions. Learn More
    1996, 224pp
  5. Addictions and Problem Drug Use

    Addictions and Problem Drug Use

    Issues in Behaviour, Policy and Practice

    Edited by Michael Bloor and Fiona Wood

    This volume reviews recent research into the nature and effects of addiction and considers the usefulness of policies which aim to prevent it. The contributors focus on topics such as smoking, alcoholism, gambling and injecting drug use, examining treatment and the effectiveness of prevention and intervention programmes. Learn More
    1998, 224pp
  6. Practice Teaching - Changing Social Work

    Practice Teaching - Changing Social Work

    Edited by Hilary Lawson

    In this authoritative book, practitioners and academics discuss and explore the complex issues that arise in practice teaching. The challenges related to the organisational context of social work, the role of the practice teacher as the pivot between theory and practice and the need to ensure the development of a sound value base are all explored. Learn More
    1998, 240pp
  7. Elder Abuse Work

    Elder Abuse Work

    Best Practice in Britain and Canada

    Edited by Jacki Pritchard

    The abuse, neglect and exploitation of older people in community and residential care settings is increasingly being recognised and addressed as a serious social concern in Britain and Canada. Elder Abuse Work gives an overview of the developments and issues in both countries and draws out good practice guidelines. Learn More
    1999, 512pp
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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