Disability and Child Sexual Abuse: Lessons from Survivors' by Martina Higgins

By Martina Higgins

Disability and baby Sexual Abuse examines the ways that society marginalises, institutionalises and locations disabled young children in events of unacceptable threat, and  how - as evidenced within the survivors' narratives - styles of carrier supply can give a contribution to the matter.

according to the accounts of seven disabled people who have been sexually abused in adolescence, the ebook highlights quite a lot of pertinent matters. via case vignettes and empirical study, the authors ask practitioners to scrutinise their present expert perform, exploring individuals' stories of hospitalisation, schooling structures and native professionals. they give thought to the difficulty of who abuses and why, and spotlight matters with regards to the complexities all in favour of revisiting previous reports and confronting unwarranted and undesirable emotions of accountability. The difficulty of recounting the abuse narrative can also be tested in the examine context.


This publication should be correct for execs and scholars within the social, well-being and schooling providers, similar to social staff, lecturers and counsellors.  it's going to also offer insights for those looking a much less disablist society, together with disabled humans themselves.

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Housing Policy (The Gildredge Social Policy Series) by Jean Conway, Pete Alcock, Professor Peter Alcock (S Ed)

By Jean Conway, Pete Alcock, Professor Peter Alcock (S Ed)

During this e-book, the writer offers an research which spans the entire box from bricks and mortar to the impression of housing coverage on overall healthiness, care, crime, schooling and the economic system as a complete. sensible perception into housing from a few views should be won: fiscal, monetary and political; social coverage and welfare; building and making plans; atmosphere and public well-being; and citizens and groups.

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Flüchtlinge: Multiperspektivische Zugänge (German Edition) by Cinur Ghaderi, Thomas Eppenstein

By Cinur Ghaderi, Thomas Eppenstein

Der Band erschließt den Themenkomplex ‚Flucht und Asyl‘ durch eine Zusammenschau unterschiedlicher disziplinärer Perspektiven, die die Breite verschiedener wissenschaftlicher Zugänge aufnimmt. In ihren Beiträgen rekonstruieren die Autorinnen und Autoren zentrale Elemente zum aktuellen Wissenstand und zeigen Forschungsperspektiven und Handlungsoptionen auf, die aktuell in den Humanwissenschaften, Psychologie, Erziehungs- und Bildungswissenschaft, Politik- und Sozialwissenschaften, Sozialarbeitswissenschaft, Kultur- und Medienwissenschaft sowie aus rechtlicher, ethischer oder medizinischer Perspektive diskutiert werden. Fluchtmigration wird als Ausdruck gewaltförmiger Verhältnisse thematisiert und der Begriff 'Flüchtlinge' wird als Bezeichnung einer diffusen Gruppenzugehörigkeit problematisiert und in verschiedenen Kontexten verortet und reflektiert.  

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Foundations of evidence-based social work practice by Kenneth Yeager

By Kenneth Yeager

This concise advent to evidence-based social paintings perform culls the main salient chapters from the interdisciplinary Evidence-Based perform handbook to shape a student-friendly assessment of the problems and interventions they are going to stumble upon all through their BSW or MSW application. half I defines phrases and important concerns, introducing scholars to the language and value of evidence-based perform and important pondering. Chapters will clarify the way to look for proof, easy methods to overview what facts rather is, find out how to ask the suitable questions, tips on how to advance criteria, and the way practitioners utilize study. half II contains sensible purposes, with each one bankruptcy concentrating on a selected intervention or inhabitants. subject matters comprise cognitive-behavioral ways to suicide dangers, manualized therapy with kids, treating juvenile delinquents, and interventions for OCD, anxiousness problems, substance abuse, PTSD, melancholy, and restoration. a number of chapterss from the distinct version of short therapy & obstacle Intervention on evidence-based perform in addition to unique chapters around out this much-needed advent to evidence-based social paintings perform.

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Research with Diverse Groups: Research Designs and by Antoinette Y. Farmer, G. Lawrence Farmer

By Antoinette Y. Farmer, G. Lawrence Farmer

Social paintings researchers frequently behavior examine with teams which are various when it comes to gender, sexual orientation, race or ethnic historical past, or age. hence, social paintings researchers needs to take nice care to set up research-design equivalence in any respect stages of the examine procedure (e.g., challenge formula, study layout, sampling, dimension choice, info assortment, and information analysis); another way, the consequences may well replicate methodological flaws instead of actual crew transformations and for that reason result in faulty conclusions. This booklet introduces the methodological precautions that needs to be considered while carrying out study with assorted teams. Multigroup Confirmatory research (MG-CFA) utilizing structural equation modeling (SEM) used to be applied to illustrate the way to investigate seven varieties of size and structural equivalence that Milfont and Fischer (2010) have deemed very important for stories with different samples. A hypothetical instance was once supplied to demonstrate the best way to layout a research with stable research-design equivalence. A case instance was once supplied to illustrate how one can behavior an MG-CFA for every kind of dimension and structural equivalence mentioned. The Mplus syntax used to behavior the MG-CFA was once supplied. the consequences from the MG-CFA analyses have been written up as they might be for booklet.

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Social Work: Introducing Professional Practice by Patricia E Higham

By Patricia E Higham

What's the function of social paintings? What does it suggest to be a social employee? What are the alterations affecting social paintings education? advent to Social paintings addresses those questions and offers an realizing of the data, values, and talents standards social paintings. the writer has performed a key position in developing the topic benchmarks for the social paintings measure and provides a reflective and considerate observation upon education, schooling and perform. Written in a full of life and readable sort, the booklet captures the essence of the adjustments sweeping via social paintings and engages the reader in those debates. Key gains of this publication comprise: - finished content material dependent round the directions for education and perform - Bridges the distance among idea and real-life perform - Student-friendly beneficial properties comparable to case-studies, dialogue questions, extra examining and a word list This intriguing booklet may be a middle textbook for trainee social employees as they development during the qualifying social paintings measure, or as they start their perform as newly certified staff looking to consolidate their studying. `The detailed element of this e-book which distinguishes it from different rivals is that it really is built explicitly round the key roles and benchmark statements...this booklet will provide anything new and fascinating to the transforming into box of social paintings schooling literature and is perhaps appropriate to either scholars and practitioners within the united kingdom and in other places' - Dr Caroline Skehill, Queens college Belfast

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Comfort, Cleanliness and Convenience: The Social by Elizabeth Shove

By Elizabeth Shove

Over the last few generations, expectancies of convenience, cleanliness and comfort have altered extensively, yet those dramatic alterations have mostly long past overlooked. This exciting booklet brings jointly the sociology of intake and expertise to enquire the evolution of those adjustments, besides the social that means of the practices themselves. houses, places of work, household home equipment and garments play a very important position in our lives, yet no longer many people query precisely how and why we practice such a lot of day-by-day rituals linked to them. Showers, heating, air-conditioning and garments washing are easily permitted as a part of our basic, daily lives, yet essentially this used to be now not regularly the case. whilst did the day-by-day bathe turn into de rigueur? What impact has air con had at the siesta at one time an essential component of Mediterranean existence and tradition? This booklet interrogates the which means and meant normality of those practices and attracts tense conclusions. there's transparent proof aiding the view that regimen intake is managed through conceptions of normality and profoundly formed via cultural and financial forces. Shove continues that conduct usually are not simply altering, yet are altering in ways in which indicate escalating and standardizing styles of intake. This wise and engrossing research indicates simply how some distance the social meanings and practices of convenience, cleanliness and comfort have eluded us.

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Practising Quality Assurance in Social Care (Post-Qualifying by Trish Hafford-Letchfield

By Trish Hafford-Letchfield

This ebook focuses particularly on caliber insurance within the social paintings and social care context. Designed for managers and practitioners liable for caliber coverage and function administration, it utilises conventional theories and seeks to conform those to satisfy the social care atmosphere. The background and heritage to the improvement of 'quality' are tested and the literature and examine reviewed as a way to boost a thought base. universal functional matters and dilemmas for managers are explored with a transparent carrier consumer concentration all through. utilizing an available variety, this ebook permits readers to move studying to their very own distinct settings and roles.

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