Social Work

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A Practical Guide to Transformative Supervision for the Helping Professions

Amplifying Insight

By Nicki Weld; Foreword by Jan Fook
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book explores what is meant by transformative supervision and how it can be undertaken. It examines the key factors that contribute to the transformative function, such as the role of observation and questioning, the importance of working with emotions, and exploring intuition.

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Social Work Education and Training

Edited by Joyce Lishman
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This volume provides an overview of social work education, including the background and current context. It covers the key debates surrounding social work education, such as the evaluation of Social Work Education, the use of IT, research mindedness, and the effectiveness of interdisciplinary education.

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Promoting Children's Rights in Social Work and Social Care

A Guide to Participatory Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Everyone seems to agree that children have to be heard, but not on how, where and when they can participate, or the organisation needed to facilitate it. This book addresses these questions. Margaret Bell looks at the reality of children's experiences, examines the variety of definitions of participation and highlights initiatives for involvement.

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Child-Centred Foster Care

A Rights-Based Model for Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book sets out a child-centred approach to foster care which argues against thinking about children purely from a psychological perspective and instead places children's views, rights and needs at the centre of care. It sets out the theory behind working with children who are fostered, and discusses children's views about the fostering system.

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Adolescent Neglect

Research, Policy and Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book outlines how adolescent neglect differs from child neglect, the context of why it is overlooked, how it is defined, the causes and consequences of neglect, young people's views, and what professionals can do. Based on original research, the book establishes an evidence base and considers the implications for policy and practice.

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Social Work Under Pressure

How to Overcome Stress, Fatigue and Burnout in the Workplace

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This accessible book demonstrates how managers and practitioners can overcome workplace distress, fatigue and burnout by understanding the causes and implementing practical strategies. The book is full of techniques and tips that will be invaluable to all social work managers and practitioners seeking to beat workplace stress overload and burnout.

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Social Pedagogy and Working with Children and Young People

Where Care and Education Meet

Edited by Claire Cameron and Peter Moss; General editor Peter Moss B21 and Claire CameronB21
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the theory, principles and practice of social pedagogy and the profession of social pedagogue. With chapters from leading international contributors, it outlines the roots of social pedagogy and its development in Europe, and its role in relation to individuals, groups, communities and societies.

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Art in Action

Expressive Arts Therapy and Social Change

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The field of expressive arts is closely tied to the work of therapeutic change. As well as being beneficial for the individual or small group, expressive arts therapy has the potential for a much wider impact, to inspire social action and bring about social change.

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Picking up the Pieces After Domestic Violence

A Practical Resource for Supporting Parenting Skills

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This practical guide provides techniques and exercises to help practitioners work in a structured and focused way with parents after domestic violence has occurred. It sets out a framework for assessing risks and needs, and covers how to build strengths, set goals, and plan an intervention pathway.

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Good Practice in Assessing Risk

Current Knowledge, Issues and Approaches

Edited by Hazel Kemshall and Bernadette Wilkinson; Series edited by Jacki Pritchard
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book is a comprehensive guide to good practice for those working with risk, covering a wide variety of social care settings. The contributors discuss a range of key issues relating to risk including positive risk-taking, collaborating with victims and practitioners in the design of assessment tools, resilience to risk, and defensibility.

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