Social Work

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Training and Development for Dementia Care Workers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Anthea Innes provides a complete guide to running a training programme for dementia care workers. She begins with a brief outline of the key factors to consider prior to the design and implementation of a programme. In particular the book stresses the importance of getting to know the care setting in which the trainees will practise.

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Risk Assessment in Social Care and Social Work

Edited by P Parsloe
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Risk Assessment in Social Care and Social Work outlines the theoretical issues behind the decisions, processes and organisations involved in risk assessment. Written by leading academics and experienced practitioners, it considers implications for future policy, drawing on the full range of perspectives in the most recent research.

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Ethical Practice and the Abuse of Power in Social Responsibility

Leave No Stone Unturned

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

To avoid abusive practice in social care, professionals need to examine the body of values, rules and methods which guide their work, and move towards a more sophisticated participatory approach to social responsibility. The book contains background material, a review of current research and case studies, and lays guidelines for future policy.

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Forensic Nursing and Multidisciplinary Care of the Mentally Disordered Offender

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The aim of this book is to provide a multidisciplinary perspective on the training needed to work with mentally disordered patients, as well as to examine the key characteristics of the forensic nursing role. Attempting to examine the role of the professional forensic nurse and explore the multi-professional boundaries within mental health.

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Residential Child Care

International Perspectives on Links with Families and Peers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Reflecting current political and policy priorities, this book focuses on new developments designed to promote these family and network relationships. The book examines both care policies and individual schemes which involve families and other network members in the planning and care of children looked after in residential units or children's homes.

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The Changing Role of Social Care

Edited by Bob Hudson
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The Changing Role of Social Care provides an overview of the structure and function of social care at practice, management and policy levels. It contains contributions from leading academics, researchers and practitioners in the UK, and also includes chapters on the experiences across the United Kingdom and abroad.

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