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"When the Welfare People Come"

Race and Class in the US Child Protection System

by Don Lash

Analyzes the history of the U.S. child welfare system and its implications today, offering ideas for reform and building solidarity. ...

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'Grooming' and the Sexual Abuse of Children

Institutional, Internet, and Familial Dimensions

by Anne-Marie McAlinden

'Grooming' and the Sexual Abuse of Children: Institutional, Internet and Familial Dimensions critically examines the official and popular discourses on grooming, predominantly framed within the context of online sexual exploitation and abuse ...

ISBN: 9780191652585

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101 Careers in Gerontology

by C. Joanne Grabinski, MA, ABD, FAGHE

<p><b>Wanted</b>: Gerontology Workers, Gerontological Specialists, and Gerontologists for careers now and into the future.</p><p>As our population of persons aged 65 and over grows and lives longer through these ages, the need for more ...

ISBN: 9780826115034

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101 Careers in Social Work, Second Edition

by Dr. Jessica A. Ritter, BSW, MSSW, PhD

<p><b>PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION:</b></p><p>"<i>This is a vital and necessary guide to the social work profession. This book clarifies the social work mission, goals, and objectives, and strengthens and promotes them as ...

ISBN: 9780826129062

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A Brief Introduction to Using an Evidence-Based Humanistic Solution Focused Approach to Working with Parents to Reduce Anti-Social Behaviour & Youth Offending

by Dan Jones

<p>This short eBook is a brief introduction to the work carried out by the author into the use of a Humanistic Solution Focused Approach to supporting parents with the aim of reducing youth offending and anti-social behaviour. This eBook also ...

ISBN: 9781476313030

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A Clinical Guide to Pediatric HIV

Bridging the Gaps Between Research and Practice

by Tiffany Chenneville

<div>This book examines the impact of pediatric HIV on children, adolescents, and their families. Beginning with an overview of pediatric HIV epidemiology, it traces the medical, psychological, and social dimensions of HIV through the trajectory

ISBN: 9783319497044

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A contemporary history of social work

Learning from the past

by Terry Bamford

Drawing lessons from the recent history of social work to identify how and why it has lost its privilege and influence, this book challenges social work students to understand why social work has failed to maintain its position as a driver of ...

ISBN: 9781447322184

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A Country Called Prison

Mass Incarceration and the Making of a New Nation

by Mary D. Looman & John D. Carl

The United States is the world leader in incarcerating citizens. 707 people out of every 100,000 are imprisoned. If those currently incarcerated in the US prison system were a country, it would be the 102nd most populated nation in the world. ...

ISBN: 9780190211059

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A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

by John Harris & Vicky White

This new dictionary provides over 1,500 A-Z definitions of terms from the field of social care, concentrating on social work as a significant area within this field. Covering social work theories, methods, policies, organizations, and statutes, ...

ISBN: 9780191039225

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A Guide for Nursing Home Social Workers, Second Edition

by Elise Beaulieu, PhD, MSW, LICSW

<p>ìBeaulieuís decades of social work practice illuminate every chapter, her years of networking with colleagues in Massachusetts and nationwide enhance every paragraph, and nuggets of insight earned through successfully establishing meaningful ...

ISBN: 9780826193490

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A Guide to Evidence-Based Group Work

by Mark J. Macgowan

This is the first textbook that illustrates, step by step, how to practice evidence-based group work. As group workers are increasingly being held accountable to evaluate, monitor, and improve their practice, there are scant resources available ...

ISBN: 9780190293086

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A Guide to Therapeutic Child Care

What You Need to Know to Create a Healing Home

by Ruth Emond, Laura Steckley & Autumn Roesch-Marsh

A Guide to Therapeutic Child Care provides an easy to read explanation of the secrets that lie behind good quality therapeutic child care. It describes relevant theories, the 'invisible' psychological challenges that children will often struggle

ISBN: 9780857007698

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A New Model of School Discipline

Engaging Students and Preventing Behavior Problems

by David R. Dupper

Mounting evidence shows that zero-tolerance policies, suspensions, and restrictive security policies fail to improve school safety and student behaviors, and are linked with increased risk of dropping out. Minority students are suspended at ...

ISBN: 9780190452179

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A Practical Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005: Putting the Principles of the Act Into Practice

by Graham, Matthew

A practical guide for health and social care professionals on the Mental Capacity Act 2005, enabling more informed and effective practice. ...

ISBN: 9780857009401

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A Practical Guide to Working with Reluctant Clients in Health and Social Care

by Maggie Kindred

Practitioners in health and social care are often required to work with clients who do not want to work with them, and these 'reluctant' clients can often be the most challenging, but most rewarding, to work with. This practical, jargon-free ...

ISBN: 9780857002303

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A Rights-Based Approach to Social Policy Analysis

by Shirley Gatenio Gabel

<p>This brief resource sets out a rights-based framework for policy analysis that allows social workers to enhance their long-term vision as well as their current practice. It introduces the emerging P.A.N.E. (Participation, Accountability, ...

ISBN: 9783319244129

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A Sister's Memories

The Life and Work of Grace Abbott from the Writings of Her Sister, Edith Abbott

by John Sorensen

<div>Among the great figures of Progressive Era reform, Edith and Grace Abbott are perhaps the least sung. Peers, companions, and coworkers of legendary figures such as Jane Addams and Sophonisba Breckinridge, the Abbott sisters were nearly ...

ISBN: 9780226209753

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A Theory for Indigenous Australian Health and Human Service Work

Connecting Indigenous knowledge and practice

by Lorraine Muller

Lorraine Muller outlines a theory for professional practice with Indigenous clients in the human services, based on traditional Indigenous knowledge and spirituality. ...

ISBN: 9781743317198

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A Working Life for People with Severe Mental Illness

by Deborah R. Becker & Robert E. Drake

Traditional approaches to vocational rehabilitation, such as skills training classes, job clubs, and sheltered employment, have not been successful in helping people with severe mental illness gain competitive employment. Supported employment, ...

ISBN: 9780190284954

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A-Z of Attachment

by David Wilkins, David Shemmings & Yvonne Shemmings

Launching Palgrave's interdisciplinary Professional Keywords series, this reader-friendly reference guide distils the study of attachment into digestible, yet authoritative, chunks. With over 60 alphabetized entries, it is the perfect ...

ISBN: 9781137008282

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