Social Work

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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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A Practical Guide to Delivering Personalisation

Person-Centred Practice in Health and Social Care

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is the comprehensive guide to delivering personalisation in health and social care using person centred approaches. It covers what personalisation and person centred approaches are, the different elements involved, and how to carry it out with all those receiving care and support, from people with disabilities to people at the end of life.

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Disabled Women and Domestic Violence

Responding to the Experiences of Survivors

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book uncovers the experiences of disabled women who have suffered domestic violence, drawing on the first UK national study conducted in this area. It discusses the nature of violence perpetrated against disabled women and the range of its impacts, and outlines how services can be developed and improved, pointing to examples of good practice.

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Mastering Social Work Supervision

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book is an accessible guide to the essential skills of social work supervision. It covers the development of the supervisorsupervisee relationship, the assessment and management of risk, understanding and managing poor performance, and support for the supervisors themselves.

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Social Work Reclaimed

Innovative Frameworks for Child and Family Social Work Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Reclaim Social Work (RSW) is the innovative model of children's social work pioneered by the London Borough of Hackney. This book sets out what RSW is, how it was set up, and the theory and evidence base underlying it. Chapters written by RSW social workers outline the methodological approaches used and demonstrate how it works in practice.

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A Guide to Youth Mentoring

Providing Effective Social Support

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book is a comprehensive guide to youth mentoring programmes, illustrating how they can increase the social support available to young people. It outlines the objectives and benefits of mentoring, how it works, and how to mentor successfully. Youth mentoring in community and school settings is covered, as well as mentoring for vulnerable youth.

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The Survival Guide for Newly Qualified Social Workers in Adult and Mental Health Services

Hitting the Ground Running

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The complete guide to making the transition from student to newly qualified adult or mental health social worker (NQSW). It covers everything you need to know to meet the requirements of NQSW status, and guides you through the challenges and hurdles. Strategies on staying motivated, managing stress and developing support networks are included.

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Narrative Therapy for Women Experiencing Domestic Violence

Supporting Women's Transitions from Abuse to Safety

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book examines how women experiencing domestic violence employ strategies of resistance and survival, and how narrative therapy helps them define their identities and resist abuse. It demonstrates how an understanding of this resistance can help practitioners effectively intervene and support these women in transitions from abuse to safety.

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Putting Analysis into Assessment, Second Edition

Undertaking assessments of need - a toolkit for practitioners

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

The essential guide to improving assessment practice in child care social work

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Safeguarding Children Across Services

Messages from Research

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Based on the latest research, this book provides today's practitioners and policymakers with an accessible summary of what we currently know about child protection. It explains the forms of abuse, how common they are and their impact before going on to evaluate effective interventions to combat maltreatment.

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