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Successful Project Management in Social Work and Social Care

Managing Resources, Assessing Risks and Measuring Outcomes

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is a practical guide to the essential core skills of project management in social work and social care. The authors set out the tools, steps and stages necessary for successful project management. Detailed case studies demonstrate the ideas in action, and reflective activities, practical tools and action checklists are included throughout.

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How to Become a Better Manager in Social Work and Social Care

Essential Skills for Managing Care

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This handbook covers the essential skills social work and social care managers need to be excellent managers. Topics include time management, recruitment, managing meetings, involving service users, conflict management and mentoring. A self-assessment tool is included and the book features learning activities, case examples, and practical tools.

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Making Partnerships with Service Users and Advocacy Groups Work

How to Grow Genuine and Respectful Relationships in Health and Social Care

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Written collaboratively with service users, this book examines how to make service user participation in health and social care work. With contributions from service users from a variety of projects and backgrounds, it demonstrates how to make partnerships successful, from the first green shoots to the blossoms of positive outcomes.

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Building Resilience in Families Under Stress, Second Edition

Supporting families affected by parental substance misuse and/or mental health problems - A handbook for practitioners

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

Essential reading for professionals who support families affected by parental mental illness and substance misuse

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Core Social Work Theory, Values and Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An introduction to social work from an international perspective, outlining the shared values, principles and knowledge base of social work around the world. Basic theory, the position and functions of social work in society, and international social work documents are examined, and the future developments of the profession are discussed.

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Safeguarding Babies and Very Young Children from Abuse and Neglect

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book examines child protection issues in relation to babies and young children at risk of abuse. Based on a study which followed babies until they were 3 years old, it examines how safeguarding decisions are made and how they impact upon the lives of the children, including their development. It provides key messages for policy and practice.

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Professional Boundaries in Social Work and Social Care

A Practical Guide to Understanding, Maintaining and Managing Your Professional Boundaries

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book is as a basic primer for maintaining all types of boundaries during the professional relationship, from legal boundaries and policies governing behaviour to rules surrounding confidentiality. The book offers practical advice and suggestions for how to judge boundaries and for how to manage a situation where boundaries have been crossed.

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Mastering Approaches to Diversity in Social Work

By Linda Gast and Anne Patmore; Series edited by Jane Wonnacott
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is an accessible guide to diversity issues in health and social care. It considers the concept of diversity and how people differ, provides a model for understanding discrimination, and discusses cross-cultural communication, including the impact and use of language. Practice vignettes and exercises for the reader are included throughout.

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The End of Children?

Changing Trends in Childbearing and Childhood

UBC Press

This timely volume brings insights from multiple disciplines to bear on debates about declining fertility rates and modern approaches to child raising.

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Safeguarding Children from Abroad

Refugee, Asylum Seeking and Trafficked Children in the UK

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book examines the problems faced by separated children from abroad (refugee, migrant or trafficked children), what their needs are, and how their needs should be met in order to ensure their effective safeguarding. It identifies gaps in services and demonstrates how these gaps can be addressed. Case studies and best practice points feature.

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