Social Work

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Children's Homes Revisited

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In this book, based on a three-year national research study, the authors examine the changes in structure and use of residential child care services over the last ten years. They make a comprehensive analysis of the quality of care available and recommendations for policy, practice, and the future management of children's homes.

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Good Practice in Counselling People Who Have Been Abused

Edited by Zetta Bear
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Incorporating the voices of professionals counselling survivors of abuse, and those of the survivors themselves, this book provides the reader with a theoretical understanding of people who have endured abuse, as well as practical approaches to counselling them. The effects of different types of abuse and abusive environments are explored.

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Young People Leaving Care

Life After the Children Act 1989

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book contains extensive practice information, original research material and policy findings about young people leaving public care and the work of leaving care projects. Each chapter contains good practice and policy examples, and the book concludes with a critical analysis of key practice, policy, and theoretical issues.

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Maintaining Children in School

The contribution of social services departments

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

This book explores what elected members, social services and education departments can do to help children stay in school

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The Working of Social Work

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Those who practise, manage and pay for social work have increasingly to provide evidence of its quality and effectiveness. This book presents recent research of direct relevance to key issues in social work policy and practice and promotes the understanding and use of research methods appropriate for both academic, and practitioner based research.

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The Working of Social Work

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Those who practise, manage and pay for social work have increasingly to provide evidence of its quality and effectiveness. This book presents recent research of direct relevance to key issues in social work policy and practice and promotes the understanding and use of research methods appropriate for both academic, and practitioner based research.

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Negotiation for Health and Social Service Professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

For professionals in health, social care and children's services, an ability to negotiate successfully is vital. Keith Fletcher explains how to prepare for and deal with negotiation situations more confidently so that settlements can be reached which satisfy all parties.

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Working with Carers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A complete guide to working with carers, this volume provides a general overview of all the issues involved. General theories of assessment, groupwork, stress management and problem-solving are applied to working with carers, and suggestions for good practice are underpinned with references to relevant research, and policy documents.

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Advocacy, Counselling and Mediation in Casework

Processes of Empowerment

Edited by Yvonne Craig
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is the first study to compare advocacy, counselling and mediation as social processes of empowerment. It focuses on the user/worker partnership in care-giving services, and on the increasing imperative for cooperation between disciplines.

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Observation and its Application to Social Work

Rather Like Breathing

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Karen Tanner and Pat Le Riche have brought together a range of contributions from practitioners and social work academics in order to discuss the application of ideas about observation to social work education and practice. The authors focus on how observation can be used to counteract oppressive and dehumanising practices.

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