Community cohesion in crisis?: New dimensions of diversity by John Flint, David Robinson

By John Flint, David Robinson

There is an alleged concern of unity within the united kingdom, manifested in debates approximately identification and 'Britishness', the breakdown of social connections alongside the fault traces of geography, ethnicity, religion, source of revenue and age, and the delicate dating among citizen and kingdom. This publication examines how those new dimensions of variety and distinction, so usually debated within the nationwide context, are rising on the neighbourhood point. members from more than a few disciplinary backgrounds seriously verify, and transcend the boundaries of, modern coverage discourses on 'community harmony' to discover the dynamics of variety and harmony inside of neighbourhoods and to spot new dimensions of disconnection among and inside neighbourhoods. The chapters supply theoretically knowledgeable opinions of the coverage responses of public, deepest, voluntary and group agencies and current a wealth of recent empirical examine proof in regards to the dynamics of harmony in united kingdom neighbourhoods. themes lined contain new immigration, faith and social capital, religion colleges, labour and housing marketplace disconnections, neighbourhood territoriality, details know-how and neighbourhood building, and gated groups. "Community harmony in crisis?" might be of curiosity to lecturers, coverage makers, practitioners and scholars within the fields of human and concrete geography, city experiences, sociology, politics, governance, social coverage, criminology and housing studies.

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Therapeutic Communities: Past, Present and Future by Penelope Campling, Rex Haigh

By Penelope Campling, Rex Haigh

Interpreting the culture of healing groups, their ideas and their context, healing groups: prior, current and destiny is a wide-ranging advent to either thought and perform. together with contributions by means of probably the most eminent figures operating in healing groups, the booklet explores the inventive and unique techniques of such groups to psychiatric care. It describes the old and social backgrounds from which the healing group move has grown, and the range of the associations which include its principles. reliable perform is mentioned from diversified views, and the participants stay up for destiny advancements. Their booklet acts as a stimulating and encouraging problem to all those that paintings within the psychological health and wellbeing box.

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WORK, CHANGE AND WORKERS, 1st Edition by STEPHEN BILLETT (eds.)

By STEPHEN BILLETT (eds.)

This booklet offers a clean account of the altering nature of labor and the way employees are altering as results of the necessities of latest operating existence. It explores the consequences for getting ready members for paintings and retaining their talents all through operating lifestyles. this can be performed through interpreting the kinfolk among the altering requisites for operating existence and the way participants have interaction in paintings. An research that engages the mental, sociological, philosophical and anthropological literatures as they relate to paintings in addition to contemporary empirical examine that examines and elaborates views of labor and paintings perform as social associations and as a vocation that people workout with intentionality and business enterprise. So a key foundation for contemplating altering paintings and altering employees is the relationships among the social associations and cultural wishes and practices that necessitates and constitutes paid paintings and the way participants have interaction and pick to take part and examine in that paintings. Implications for vocational schooling, expert improvement and on-going studying all through operating lifestyles are addressed. those comprise constructing abilities in academic associations, places of work, and mixtures thereof and in instances while either executive and employers are trying to find others to sponsor that improvement and holding the competence and engagement of older workers.

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Intervention Research: Developing Social Programs (Pocket by Mark W. Fraser, Jack M. Richman, Maeda J. Galinsky, Steven

By Mark W. Fraser, Jack M. Richman, Maeda J. Galinsky, Steven H. Day

While social staff draw on event, thought, or facts with a view to increase new suggestions or increase latest ones, they're engaging in intervention learn. This rather new box comprises application layout, implementation, and assessment and calls for a theory-based, systematic technique. Intervention examine offers this type of framework. The five-step procedure defined during this short yet thorough e-book ushers the reader from an idea's germination in the course of the means of writing a remedy guide, assessing software efficacy and effectiveness, and disseminating findings. wealthy with examples drawn from baby welfare, school-based prevention, medication, and juvenile justice, Intervention learn relates each one step of the method to present social paintings perform. It additionally explains the right way to adapt interventions for brand spanking new contexts, and offers large examples of intervention learn in fields reminiscent of baby welfare, school-based prevention, drugs, and juvenile justice, and gives insights approximately adjustments and demanding situations within the box. This cutting edge pocket consultant will function a superior reference for these already within the box, in addition to aid the subsequent iteration of social employees increase talents to give a contribution to the evolving box of intervention study.

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Direct Social Work Practice: Theory and Skills by Dean H. Hepworth, Ronald H. Rooney, Glenda Dewberry Rooney,

By Dean H. Hepworth, Ronald H. Rooney, Glenda Dewberry Rooney, Kim Strom-Gottfried, Jo Ann Larsen

Choked with examples, illustrations, and confirmed studying stories from the sphere, DIRECT SOCIAL paintings perform: idea and abilities, 8th version prepares social paintings scholars for potent real-world perform. Incorporating many case examples from social paintings practitioners in addition to the authors' own reports, the e-book integrates the foremost theories and talents that direct social paintings practitioners have to comprehend and master--earning the publication its popularity because the vintage resource for supporting scholars examine direct perform abilities.

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Gender and Groupwork by Marcia Cohen, Audrey Mullender

By Marcia Cohen, Audrey Mullender

Brooding about gender can improve the paintings of all groupwork practitioners and will make a true distinction in people's lives. in accordance with perform event in either the united kingdom and america, Gender and Groupwork brings jointly the simplest of groupwork wisdom, talents and values in a real transatlantic partnership.
The booklet summarises the heritage of gender-based teams for either men and women and descriptions quite a lot of interesting and tough examples of teams in several contexts. frequently relocating, and continuously engrossing, those bills surround teams for older ladies and ladies dealing with inequalities in overall healthiness care. leading edge paintings with homeless humans, with caregivers and lesbian and homosexual formative years is defined intimately and there's a specific specialise in family violence, the place teams can frequently the intervention of choice.
Gender and Groupwork demonstrates that, regardless of the demanding situations of post-structuralism and postmodernism, the perform of groupwork is alive and good. It presents new principles and new versions to assist flow perform ahead, making it a great addition to the groupwork literature.

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Women and Social Work: Towards a woman-centred practice by Jalna Hanmer

By Jalna Hanmer

During this moment version of a vintage textual content, the adjustments within the lives of girls utilizing social prone and girls operating in them are sensitively charted with the purpose of reflecting on how non-sexist women-centred perform should be nurtured and built. holding its unique emphasis on attitudes, values and the social welfare context, the textual content explores the middle components of poverty, paintings (including delivering aid for kids and adults), violence and familial relationships, yet with a more robust emphasis at the very important diversities created through age, incapacity and employment, in addition to by way of race, classification and sexuality.

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Planning For Life: Involving Adults with Learning by Liam Concannon

By Liam Concannon

This ebook lines the improvement of prone for individuals with disabilities and discusses how a lot issues have relatively replaced for trendy 'service clients' because the days of asylums. It additionally assesses even if the coverage of involvement, resembling that defined in Valuing humans, is a possibility in perform or just locations unrealistic burdens on execs and repair users.Based on findings from unique examine and interviews, the writer argues that related to individuals with studying disabilities in provider making plans is hard to accomplish effectively and is presently, to a wide volume, tokenistic. This sector of hard perform and emotive debate is dropped at lifestyles by means of the voices of provider prone, carers and the provider clients themselves, and illustrates the realities of operating with individuals with studying disabilities.Planning for Life is helpful and informative for college students of social paintings, social care and social coverage, and should be enlightening examining for these operating with adults with studying disabilities, in coverage and in perform.

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An Introduction to Group Work Practice (7th Edition) by Ronald W. Toseland, Robert F. Rivas

By Ronald W. Toseland, Robert F. Rivas

This comprehenisve group perform textual content prepares students to paintings with both therapy or activity orientated teams, this comprehensive revised variation bargains the main up to date study to be had and keeps to emphasize the significance of constructing talents in group-work.

 

 Students obtain a radical grounding in components that change from therapy to organizational and group settings. various case reviews, perform examples, and guiding ideas upload to the benefit and clarity of this well known text.  content material is tied to CSWE's middle capabilities and perform behaviors which are invaluable for generalist and really good social paintings perform with groups.

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School-based Practice with Children and Youth Experiencing by James Canfield

By James Canfield

Colleges are dealing with expanding numbers of homeless scholars and college social staff and different similar pros are usually on the entrance line of addressing the detrimental effect homelessness brings to person scholars and the varsity total. institution social staff and different school-based body of workers needs to deal with a myriad of regulations and different elements concerning homelessness to assist scholars receive an schooling. School-based perform with youngsters and early life Experiencing Homelessness is without doubt one of the first books to target this subject within the context of our social paintings perform. This publication publications practitioners during the conceptualization of homelessness, how experiencing homelessness affects the youngsters we serve, the guidelines that govern us, and eventually a tradition point of view. Written with practitioners in brain, School-based perform with youngsters and early life Experiencing Homelessness is loaded with case reviews and perform examples and is an available instruction manual to addressing homelessness in our faculties.

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