Social Work

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Social Workers, the Community and Social Interaction

Intervention and the Sociology of Welfare

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Social workers are called upon to perform their varied tasks in a wide range of social settings, often involving intensely intimate contact with, and intervention in, a person's private moral and social world. This book demonstrates the practical relevance of recent sociological research for good social work practice.

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Working with Victims of Crime

Policies, Politics and Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

There are an increasing number of organisations dedicated to supporting victims, campaigning for improvements in their situation. Based on the author's experience in working with both victims and offenders, Working with Victims of Crime provides an objective analysis of developments in victim support and their impact on both policy and practice.

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Effective Ways of Working with Children and their Families

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Effective Ways of Working with Children and their Families examines the latest evidence about the most successful forms of intervention when working with children and their families. The book covers a wide range of approaches and services, with particular emphasis on those methods seeking to help children with identified problems.

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Traveller Children: A Voice for Themselves

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book looks at education in the context of several distinct travelling groups including Circus, Fairground and New Travellers. Cathy Kiddle argues that education is important for Traveller children in that it enables them to develop into independent learners and, through this, independent people, able to speak for themselves.

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Good Practice in Working with Violence

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book is a comprehensive guide to the techniques and skills required for good practice in assessing and managing violence. Drawing on experiences from contributors from a range of backgrounds, the books discusses the challenges involved in working with violence and its effects.

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Social Work Management and Practice

Systems Principles

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The second edition of this key text renews its challenge to the established social work culture of managerialism and effectiveness, arguing that existing social work provision can fail the people it aims to support and protect. The authors apply the latest systems principles to the practice and management of social work.

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Working with Sex Offenders in Prisons and through Release to the Community

A Handbook

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book looks at a wide range of issues and problems relating to the management of sexual offenders in prisons and their reintegration into the community. Issues involved in the setting up of programmes, the creation of the right environment, and the support and training of staff, are universally applicable.

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Working with Sex Offenders in Prisons and through Release to the Community

A Handbook

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book looks at a wide range of issues and problems relating to the management of sexual offenders in prisons and their reintegration into the community. Issues involved in the setting up of programmes, the creation of the right environment, and the support and training of staff, are universally applicable.

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The Essential Groupworker

Teaching and Learning Creative Groupwork

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Focusing on how groupwork can be learnt and taught, the authors of this accessible book consider what is essential in effective work with groups. They develop a practice model which is applicable to a wide range of approaches and actively promotes anti-oppressive groupwork. It has been extensively trialled and refined in a social services agency.

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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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