Social Work

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Improving Access to Further and Higher Education for Young People in Public Care

European Policy and Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Across Europe young people in care are around five times less likely to attend tertiary education than those who have not been in care. Drawing extensively on a substantial three-year long research project led by the authors, this book provides a comprehensive account of this shocking discrepancy and discusses ways to address the imbalance.

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Social Work with Troubled Families

A Critical Introduction

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An introduction to the Troubled Families Programme (TFP) which explores the fundamentals of the approach in social work. It looks at its origins, implications and effectiveness as well as early intervention and family support in a broader context.

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Tackling Disability Discrimination and Disability Hate Crime

A Multidisciplinary Guide

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A comprehensive multidisciplinary guide to disability discrimination and disability hate crime which explains what it is and how best to respond.

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The Forgiveness Project

Stories for a Vengeful Age

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Stories of forgiveness and reconciliation.

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Leading Good Care

The Task, Heart and Art of Managing Social Care

By John Burton; Foreword by Debbie Sorkin
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Written for the hard-pressed manager of social care, Leading Good Care cuts through the obstructions of red tape and procedures to focus on task, role and practice. Managers will discover in this book understanding, inspiration, confidence and the authority to lead their service.

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The Common-Sense Guide to Improving the Safeguarding of Children

Three Steps to Make A Real Difference

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book presents a simple and direct three-step approach for developing effective safeguarding practice, providing structured guidance for frontline managers and practitioners.

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