Sexual Offending Against Children: Assessment and Treatment by Richard C. Beckett, Richard Beckett, Marcus Erooga, Tony

By Richard C. Beckett, Richard Beckett, Marcus Erooga, Tony Morrison, Valerie Howarth

Written by way of a multi-disciplinary staff of major practitioners, Sexual Offending opposed to Children offers an account of the perform, coverage and administration concerns desirous about the overview and therapy of grownup and adolescent sexual offenders opposed to kids. Written for practitioners from all disciplines interested in this region of labor, it really is underpinned by means of a powerful theoretical base, giving a realistic and distinctive description of the administration of sexual offenders, in addition to the aptitude impression on provider providers.

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International Social Work Research: Issues and Prospects by Tony Tripodi

By Tony Tripodi

With the consistent trade of overseas details now an everlasting situation on this planet, social paintings students and scholars needs to be delicate to the necessity for wisdom sharing among nations in addition to to concerns focused on acquiring and using overseas wisdom. but beforehand, no publication has juxtaposed those becoming streams of emphasis. during this essentially written quantity, Tony Tripodi and Miriam Potocky-Tripodi fill that hole, proposing readers with the various customers and nice power for foreign social paintings research.

The authors determine 3 discrete kinds of study supra-national, intra-national, and trans-national and discover a wealth of matters and examples inside of each one. The easy-to-follow layout is helping readers how one can outline and distinguish each one type of study, then presents real purposes of all 3. Examples draw on study from internationally, and variety from microcredit courses in India to migrant reduction in Nicaragua to adoptees in Romania. those precise gains make it an awesome sequel to easy study texts in social paintings and complement to texts on overseas social paintings, but in addition an enticing addition to any college researchers bookshelf.

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101 Careers in Social Work by Dr. Jessica A. Ritter BSW MSSW PhD, Ms. Mary Kiernan-Stern

By Dr. Jessica A. Ritter BSW MSSW PhD, Ms. Mary Kiernan-Stern MSW LCSW, Dr. Halaevalu F.O. Vakalahi PhD

This is an important and beneficial consultant to the social paintings professionÖ.This ebook clarifies the social paintings challenge, targets, and ambitions, and strengthens and promotes them as well."
--Carmen Ortiz Hendricks, MSW, DSW, ACSW, LCSW
affiliate Dean, Wurzweiler university of Social paintings,
Yeshiva University

The authors do a good task of illustrating the distinctiveness, range, and richness of the career. I strongly suggest this e-book to be used in social paintings orientation, advising and education."
--Saundra Starks, EdD, LCSW
Western Kentucky University

101 Careers in Social Work serves as either a catalog of social paintings activity descriptions in addition to a advisor to occupation making plans. The authors spotlight the interdisciplinary nature of social paintings, and contain unconventional, state-of-the-art profession ideas resembling forensic social paintings, entrepreneurship, operating in political structures, overseas careers, group making plans, and extra.

Written in a effortless variety, each one bankruptcy makes a speciality of a particular social paintings occupation, and descriptions the demanding situations, middle skills and talents, and academic requisites had to prevail. This ebook additionally comprises questionnaires and checklists to assist readers opt for a occupation adapted to their certain abilities, pursuits, and passions.

Key gains:

  • A catalog of a hundred and one social paintings careers, together with careers in rising fields
  • Helpful profession improvement instruments, together with self-assessment checklists, interviews with training social staff, and questionnaires
  • Guidance on academic specifications, licensure, and carrying on with schooling
  • An complete bankruptcy devoted to job-hunting assistance and profession making plans suggestion

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Sociology for Social Workers and Probation Officers (Student by Viviene E. Cree

By Viviene E. Cree

How does a social paintings pupil make the relationship among sociological wisdom and day by day social paintings?

Sociology for Social employees and Probation Officers presents an creation to sociological principles and examine and locations them firmly into the context of exact social paintings perform. It encourages readers to advance severe expertise and succeed in their very own decisions concerning the usefulness and implications of retaining definite conceptual positions and indicates how social paintings could be higher expert and superior via doing so.

Fully revised and up to date all through, this moment version examines sociology when it comes to key parts of social paintings and probation perform, and comprises one new bankruptcy. parts coated are:

  • Family
  • Childhood
  • Youth
  • Community
  • Care and Caring
  • Health and Illness
  • Crime.

Essential interpreting for all social paintings and probation stories scholars, this article appears past person and mental causes and strategies to improve a sociological wisdom base for social paintings practice.

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Palliative Care, Social Work and Service Users: Making Life by Suzy Croft, Visit Amazon's Peter Beresford Page, search

By Suzy Croft, Visit Amazon's Peter Beresford Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Peter Beresford, , Lesley Adshead

This certain ebook presents a unprecedented examine social paintings and palliative care from the point of view of carrier clients. it's the first to enquire expert palliative care social paintings from this viewpoint.

Drawing on new unique study, the authors learn provider clients' studies of social paintings and palliative care, monitoring their trips via it, exploring the care they obtain and the consequences of tradition and distinction via their first hand reviews and ideas. The writers hyperlink provider clients' evaluations with broader debates and advancements in social paintings and palliative care and view the results of the book's findings for the formation of coverage and perform and for destiny specialist schooling and training.

A groundbreaking textual content, Palliative Care, Social paintings and repair clients is of specific price to social paintings execs, palliative care employees, educators, researchers and coverage makers.

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Charity, Philanthropy and Reform: From the 1690s to 1850 by Hugh Cunningham, Joanna Innes

By Hugh Cunningham, Joanna Innes

The essays during this booklet discover continuities and alterations in Europe and North the USA within the interval which straddles the French Revolution. they've been written with the purpose of constructing connections among the significant historiographies of the early smooth and past due smooth classes; in so doing, they emphasize the hot position for voluntary businesses which emerged within the past due eighteenth century and draw out the results of this for obtained bills of the improvement of welfare states. in addition they evaluate and clarify modifications and similarities within the therapy of poverty in several nations inside Europe and discover the networks of philanthropy which crossed Europe and spanned the Atlantic. Written from the viewpoint of donors, the essays are alert to the differing roles of guys and ladies in charitable and philanthropic job, to the effect of denomination, and to the ways that philanthropists have been drawn into wider reforming movements.

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Anti-Oppressive Practice: Social Care and the Law (UK Higher by Jane Dalrymple, Beverley Burke

By Jane Dalrymple, Beverley Burke

Compliment for the recent edition:

"This revised textual content will be learn via all practitioners in well-being and social care settings who helps individuals with complicated wishes and who goal to advertise anti-oppressive and person-centred practice.
various actions is gifted in every one bankruptcy to stimulate readers to mirror at the circumstances and ideas lower than dialogue. this article represents a precious significant other for pros focused on studying incapacity practice."

studying incapacity Practice

"This re-creation proves to be a considerable updating of the 1995 variation. The insurance is analytical and obviously with regards to anti-oppressive perform. you will need to convince scholars of the need of motion to place their values into perform - this ebook is a true boon and may be required examining up and down the country."
Mark Baldwin, college of Bath.

within the re-creation of this bestselling textual content, the authors problem the idea that anti-oppressive perform has misplaced its efficiency or turn into commodified right into a specialist reaction to inequalities. maintaining a dedication to the foundations and values of anti-oppressive perform, dialogue approximately modern perform is guided by means of a severe realizing of private values and the context of perform.

a few key questions are explored:

  • How is anti-oppressive perform suitable in modern perform?
  • How can the legislations be used as an empowering device?
  • How can the legislation be used to enhance and tell anti-oppressive practice?

the second one version is considerably revised and up-to-date to take account of coverage and legislative alterations, with a brand new bankruptcy addressing severe perform in social paintings in addition to extra actions, bankruptcy summaries and additional analyzing on the finish of every chapter.

The authors draw on their lonesome studies and people of practitioners, carrier clients and carers to appreciate problems with energy and oppression, demonstrating how the legislation can be utilized to notify the advance of severe anti-oppressive perform. The booklet for that reason issues how one can perform that's either empowering to provider clients and finally freeing for practitioners.

Anti-Oppressive Practice is a vital textual content for college kids, practitioners, teachers, carrier clients and carers.

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The Family at Risk: Issues and Trends in Family Preservation by Marianne Berry

By Marianne Berry

The kin in danger deals a finished evaluate and evaluation of the relatives protection flow, a comparatively new and hugely debatable type of carrier supply to households at impending possibility of kid removing. Mandated by way of federal laws and hotly debated via politicians, practitioners, and public electorate, relatives upkeep courses supply versatile, labor-intensive, home-based providers that permit households to stay intact whereas addressing matters that threaten their safeguard and survival. Marianne Berry examines such courses, that have proliferated during the usa, and speculates at the way forward for this emotionally charged element of social paintings coverage and perform. Berry measures the general effectiveness of a number of relatives maintenance versions at present in use in the course of the usa; defines many in general misused phrases, together with "imminent probability" and "reasonable efforts;" and illustrates how ideas of kin maintenance courses are frequently at odds with the philosophy and constraints of bigger public baby welfare and baby protecting companies platforms.

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Criminal Justice and the Placement of Abused Children by Diane R. Martell

By Diane R. Martell

Baby welfare, felony justice, and legislation enforcement enterprises realize the significance coordinated, inter-agency practices to make sure the simplest results for sufferers of kid maltreatment. Martell examines if the separate interventions of the legal justice procedure and baby welfare method influence one another. particularly, she experiences the opportunity of an organization among the legal justice case prosecution and the protecting provider baby placement judgements. the implications point out that, in certain cases, felony justice interventions might help to avoid the necessity for baby elimination. additionally, Martell explains how the presence of kid overlook will be an incredible think about even if a baby abuse case is selected for prosecution.

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