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.
Leave No Stone Unturned
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.
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.
International Perspectives on Links with Families and Peers
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.
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.
A Provider's Guide
The editors have brought together academics, researchers and practitioners, to reflect with them - both positively and critically - on a broad range of contemporary educational developments, thus providing a sound analysis to shape future arrangements for quality professional education and training for care professionals.
Mary Sherrill Durham explores the concepts of vengeance, revenge fantasies, and the granting or withholding of forgiveness, as they are manifested to the therapist during treatment. She also examines potential for the therapist/patient relationship to become a re-enactment of an abusive or controlling situation.
Drawing on the experiences of practitioners from a range of backgrounds, Good Practice in Working with Victims of Violence is a comprehensive study of real or threatened physical violence and its consequences. The book balances this professional expertise with personal accounts of children and adults who have been subjected to violence.
The Clients', the Counsellor's and the Researcher's Story
This book presents first-hand accounts from two male survivors of childhood sexual abuse and from the counsellor who worked with them.It describes the work they separately undertook with a counsellor and discuss a number of issues which include sexuality, spirituality, perception of maleness and relationships.
Dialogue and Dwelling
This book focuses on the practical implications and use of dialogue, language and education in community care. A stimulating contribution to the debate on the future of community care, this book advocates the active engagement of clients in their own lives and promotes the development of a shared sense of responsibility between client and carer.
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