A Study of Conscious and Unconscious Sources
We all hate from time to time, but children hate more than adults. The contributors to this book discuss how to recognise and handle hatred in a practical way. Their different perspectives enable the reader to obtain a comprehensive picture of available models and management approaches to children's primitive hatred.
The authors explore the reasons for a child's failure from a range of disciplines. Topics covered include social influences as well as emotional, physical and psychological factors. This book, by an international team of experts in the field, is a rare search for answers to the question why and how children fail.
A comprehensive resource manual, this book looks at the theory and development of group work as a form of family therapy, the settings in which group work may be used, and effective therapeutic methods. The book also discusses how to deal with themes that may orient groups and the administrative and management concerns involved in groups work.
A Manual for Professionals
Good Practice in Child Protection is a practical handbook for use by all professionals who work with child abuse cases as they get to grips with the new legislation on child protection. The book is soundly based on theory, but its main emphasis is on practice, and it includes exercises to improve practice in specific areas of child protection work.
The assessment of criminal behaviours of clients in secure settings poses a number of particular problems; the behaviour in question is neither currently evident, nor can it ethically be elicited therefore recognising it is a complex and important skill. This assessment is used for making critical decisions about a person's liberty and treatment.
This book redefines the issue of disability as a social rather than an individual problem and considers the implications of this view for the provision of services and for social work practice. It looks at the experience of people with disabilities in society, and the influence that their organisations have had on service provision.
The New Welfare
This book critically examines the new agenda of welfare and assesses the implications for change for policy makers, formal and informal carers and consumers including examinations of key topics such as care planning and case management.
An Evaluation of a Family-Based Respite Care Service
The provision of respite care within families is a relatively new development and the ad hoc nature of individual schemes has resulted in a great variation in their character; relatively little research has been carried out into the policy and practice of this important development in community care. 'Share the Care' examines: the different ...
This practical book covers the complex issues involved in assessment procedures and care management. It is addressed to care managers and to social care providers, including staff at all levels. It includes sample forms and many examples, and explains in clear terms the implications of various approaches.
Studies in Complexity and Challenge
This book illustrates how social workers approach their work, the responses they receive, the children's and parents' experiences and reactions, and the stresses involved for all parties. It illustrates the skills needed in direct work with young children and in assessing the nature, outcomes and unmet needs within abusive situations.
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