Social Work

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A Supported Employment Workbook

Using Individual Profiling and Job Matching

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This workbook presents strategies based on real situations and includes example exercises throughout. It is based on the principle of developing a client-centred approach to job development and emphasizes the central importance of self-determination - ensuring that the individual makes their own choices to determine their future career.

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The Care Homes Legal Handbook

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This handbook provides care home managers and related social work professionals with guidance and practical instruction in understanding the procedures and regulations involved in the Care Standards Act 2000. This is an indispensable and user-friendly guide for all those managing and working in residential care homes for older people.

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Spirituality and Social Care

Contributing to Personal and Community Well-being

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This comprehensive and much-needed resource is for professionals and students in social care, who are required to engage with the spiritual dimension of their therapeutic work with clients. The authors, show how they have developed ways of applying their own and their clients' spirituality in their practice.

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The Early Years

Assessing and Promoting Resilience in Vulnerable Children 1

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This clear and practical workbook shows the importance of encouraging resilience in pre-school children who live in challenging circumstances. Including guidance on ongoing monitoring and supported by case studies from practice, this book is an essential guide to nurturing resilience for all those who work with young children and their families.

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Reconceptualising Work with 'Carers'

New Directions for Policy and Practice

Edited by Kirsten Stalker
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Demonstrating the scope and diversity of 'caring', the contributors highlight the positive aspects of caring and the interdependence of many caring relationships but also broach the sensitive and complex subject of 'poor' care and the importance of identifying and meeting the needs of 'hidden carers'.

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A Practitioners' Tool for Child Protection and the Assessment of Parents

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Firmly rooted in current practice this is a practical tool for the assessment of children and their families, this guide enables professionals to make informed decisions about child protection issues. This book is a helpful tool for anyone undertaking assessments but also for others who may be involved in aspects of child protection work.

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Information and Communication Technologies in the Welfare Services

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Discussing issues such as child abuse and the Internet, computer mediated self-help and collaborative learning, this is a ground-breaking book in the field of social care, bringing well-researched and up-to-date discussion of all aspects of information technology to those working and studying in health and social care.

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By Degrees: The First Year

From care to university

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

This book tracks the progress of three groups of young people entering higher education from a background in local authority care and looks at the personal and financial support they received

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It's someone taking a part of you

A study of young women and sexual exploitation

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

This book draws on 55 case studies and presents young women's accounts of their experience of violence and sexual exploitation. It explores the choices and opportunities available to young women who are at risk.

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Staff Guide to the Children's Homes Standards and Regulations

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

Guidance for staff who work in children's homes in England which provides information on what staff responsibilities are in providing services that meet the standards for children's homes

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