The First Book of Speaking Up: A Plain Text Guide to Advocacy
This book introduces the concept of advocacy and explores appropriate advocacy models, for example peer group supportive models, and examines different forms of advocacy such as campaign advocacy, crisis or intervention advocacy, volunteer advocacy and health complaints advocacy. It is illustrated with colour drawings and case studies.
Listen Up! Speak Up!
The Third Book of Speaking UpA Plain Text Guide to Advocacy
This book uses examples of advocacy to explore how to be a good advocate, emphasising the importance of listening to and working with an advocacy partner and explaining how to prepare for and behave in meetings. It is illustrated throughout with colour drawings and case studies.
Rules and Standards
The Second Book of Speaking Up: A Plain Text Guide to Advocacy
This book explores the idea of rules and standards for advocacy and looks at the advocacy charter. It covers issues such as whether an advocate should share a confidence if they are worried that their advocacy partner might self-harm. It is illustrated throughout with colour drawings and case studies.
A Plain Text Guide to Advocacy 4-volume set
Advocacy for people with disabilities is about empowering people - gaining rights for individuals, access to services, inclusion in society and their own voice. Speaking Up is a set of four guide books designed to give people with a disability the knowledge and advice needed to approach self-advocacy with confidence.
How It Works
Drawing on many years' experience of working in victim support, probation, mediation and restorative practices, Marian Liebmann uses pertinent case examples to illustrate how restorative justice can be used effectively to work with crime and its effects. Liebmann also examines how restorative justice is practised around the world.
Defining Rights and Wrongs
Bureaucracy, Human Rights, and Public Accountability
Sexing the Teacher
School Sex Scandals and Queer Pedagogies
A provocative study of public and professional responses to female teacher sex scandals, this book employs queer theory, psychoanalysis, and feminist film theory to examine sensationalized legal cases, including Mary Kay Letourneau, Amy Gehring, and Heather Ingram.
Rights, Social Citizenship, and Legal Activism
Indigenous Legal Traditions
The essays in this book present important perspectives on the role of Indigenous legal traditions in reclaiming and preserving the autonomy of Aboriginal communities and in reconciling the relationship between these communities and Canadian governments.
Developments in Social Work with Offenders
Developments in Social Work with Offenders explains the organisational and legislative changes that have occurred in social work and probation across the UK in the past 10 years, in the context of the accumulating body of knowledge about what constitutes effective practice in the assessment, supervision and management of offenders in the community.
Reaction and Resistance
Feminism, Law, and Social Change
Let Right Be Done
Aboriginal Title, the Calder Case, and the Future of Indigenous Rights
Law, Murder, and States of Mind
Kimberly White provides an essential point of reference from which to evaluate current criminal law practices and law reform initiatives in Canada.
Parental Learning Disability and Children's Needs
Family Experiences and Effective Practice
Parental Learning Disability and Children's Needs explores how to effectively assess children in families where one or more parent has a learning disability. These children often have unmet needs because their parents are more likely to be coping with mental and physical illness, domestic violence or substance abuse.
Supporting Children who are Fostered or Adopted
Nurturing Attachments combines the experience and wisdom of parents and carers with that of professionals to provide support and practical guidance for foster and adoptive parents looking after children with insecure attachment relationships. It gives an overview of attachment theory and a step-by-step model of parenting.
The Pocket Guide to Restorative Justice
This pocket-sized guide covers every stage of the process, from how a facilitator should prepare for taking on a new case, through initial contacts with victim and offender and facilitating meetings, to recording and evaluating a case. This is an invaluable companion for any professional needing to know about restorative justice.
Judicial Decision Making in Child Sexual Abuse Cases
Laws and definitions of sexual abuse may have changed since the 1980s, but this book demonstrates that interpretation of the law still depends on the social construction of children and on judges’ own understanding of what constitutes child sexual abuse.
Political Visions and Family Regulation in British Columbia, 1862-1940
Professional Risk and Working with People
Decision-Making in Health, Social Care and Criminal Justice
Professional Risk and Working with People provides advice on assessing and managing risks for all those employed to take risks with or on behalf of other people.The authors explore issues of risk assessment and management that provides readers with a broad knowledge of risk practices that can be applied across a range of disciplines. They ...
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