Social Work

Showing 37-42 of 422 items.

Assessing Adoptive and Foster Parents

Improving Analysis and Understanding of Parenting Capacity

Foreword by John Simmonds; Edited by David Howe and Joanne Alper
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Combining theory and practice guidance for professionals, this is the authoritative guide to assessing foster or adoptive parents.

More info...

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.

More info...

Social Work with Troubled Families

A Critical Introduction

Edited by Keith Davies
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.

More info...

Tackling Disability Discrimination and Disability Hate Crime

A Multidisciplinary Guide

Foreword by Sheila Hollins; Edited by Paul Giannasi and Robina Shah
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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

More info...

The Forgiveness Project

Stories for a Vengeful Age

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Stories of forgiveness and reconciliation.

More info...

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.

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

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

Read past newsletters
Current Catalogue
Fall 2019 Canadian Cover
Publishers Represented
UBC Press is the Canadian agent for several international publishers. Visit our Publishers Represented page to learn more.