Social Work

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The Social Worker's Guide to Children and Families Law

Second Edition

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is the only book social workers need to make sense of the key elements of children's and family law. Now in a fully updated second edition, it reflects recent changes including the Working Together to Safeguard Children guidelines for inter-agency working, Children and Families Act 2013 and the Crime and Courts Act 2013.

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The Psychology of Emotion in Restorative Practice

How Affect Script Psychology Explains How and Why Restorative Practice Works

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book explains the biological theory behind Restorative Practice (RP), showing how and why RP works. Through case studies of RP in different settings, including criminal justice, organizational settings and education, the book shows how the theory of Affect Script Psychology provides the basis for RP, and how theory can be applied in practice.

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Mastering Communication in Social Work

From Understanding to Doing

By Martin Bailey and Linda Gast; Foreword by Jane Wonnacott; Series edited by Jane Wonnacott
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Communication skills are fundamental to effective social work practice. Accessible and easy-to-read, this book explores how communication works, the factors that influence how effectively we attend to and convey information, and how we can improve our communication. Practice vignettes and exercises for the reader are included throughout.

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Assessing Disorganized Attachment Behaviour in Children

An Evidence-Based Model for Understanding and Supporting Families

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Presenting an evidence-based model for assessing children with disorganized attachment and their adult carers, this book outlines key indicators of child maltreatment and effective interventions for child protection workers.

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Mastering Whole Family Assessment in Social Work

Balancing the Needs of Children, Adults and Their Families

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

How do you balance the needs of children, adults and their families when carrying out social work assessments? With tools and frameworks that make sense of the interface between adult problems and children's safety, this practical guide will help social workers generate high quality assessments that consider the well-being of both adults and children.

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Pathways through Care at the End of Life

A Guide to Person-Centred Care

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is a comprehensive guide to providing excellent end of life care. It covers the pathway of care at the end of life, from initial conversations about end of life care and assessment and planning, to care in different settings, multi-agency care, and providing a good death. Case studies and reflective questions feature throughout.

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