Social Work

Showing 131-140 of 415 items.

Best Practice in Professional Supervision

A Guide for the Helping Professions

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Best Practice in Professional Supervision is an authoritative guide to being an excellent supervisor, covering the role, functions and dispositions involved. The authors consider basic skills, the practicalities of forming and maintaining the supervision relationship, and the organisational context and culture of supervision.

More info...

Relationship-Based Social Work

Getting to the Heart of Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides a thorough guide to relationship-based practice in social work, communicating the theory using illustrative case studies and offering a model for practice. This book will be an invaluable textbook for undergraduate and post-graduate social work students, practitioners on post-qualifying courses and all social work professionals.

More info...

Are You Okay?

A Practical Guide to Helping Young Victims of Crime

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Are You Okay deals with these issues that many adults may face when trying to help a young person in their care in the aftermath of a crime. It provides detailed information on the different types of crime from assault and hate crime to cyberbullying and sexual abuse, and explores how they may affect the young person in different ways.

More info...

Rebuilding Lives after Domestic Violence

Understanding Long-Term Outcomes

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Rebuilding Lives after Domestic Violence examines in-depth the long-term outcomes for women who have suffered domestic violence and abuse, based on interviews conducted over seven years. Through these interviews the author reveals the factors which help or hinder a successful transition from abusive relationship to independent living.

More info...

Making Sense of Child and Family Assessment

How to Interpret Children's Needs

By Duncan Helm; Foreword by Brigid Daniel
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The application of assessment frameworks hinges on human qualities and skills which are naturally prone to bias and inconsistency. This book aims to support workers in analysing and making sense of the information gathered, and increase accuracy and empathy in assessing the needs and risks for vulnerable children and young people.

More info...

Working with Young Women

Activities for Exploring Personal, Social and Emotional Issues

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Packed with fun sessions and practical group activities, Working with Young Women presents a multitude of opportunities for young women to build self-esteem, confidence and assertiveness. From art activities to life story work, the author offers ideas for a wide range of projects, games, discussions, drama and role-play to engage and motivate.

More info...

A Practical Guide to Outcome Evaluation

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

For those involved in commissioning and running projects working with people, measuring performance and assessing outcomes are an essential part of applying for and maintaining funding. This versatile book guides you through the process of evaluating your project in order to improve funding applications and build the case its survival.

More info...

Lost Kids

Vulnerable Children and Youth in Twentieth-Century Canada and the United States

UBC Press

Distinguished historians and social scientists consider the under-representation, demonization, and inadequate care of vulnerable children in twentieth-century Canada and the United States.

More info...

The Survival Guide for Newly Qualified Child and Family Social Workers

Hitting the Ground Running

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This practical guide provides a wealth of suggestions to help you to hit the ground running in the early stages of your new career. It provides a range of strategies for managing your time and workload, and offers suggestions for finding support, coping with stress, maintaining job satisfaction and ways of handling difficult situations.

More info...

Leadership in Social Care

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book draws together the latest research on fundamental leadership issues in social care, discussing collaborative leadership and the importance of place-based development, exploring the key disciplines of supervision, management and leadership and examining the purpose of a learning framework for social care.

More info...
Find what you’re looking for...
Stay Informed

Receive the latest UBC Press news, including events, catalogues, and announcements.


Read past newsletters
Current Catalogue
Spring 2021 catalogue cover featuring a beige background and drawings of houses in a variety of colours
Publishers Represented
UBC Press is the Canadian agent for several international publishers. Visit our Publishers Represented page to learn more.