Examining the theory and practice of work with people with mental health problems, this volume considers the current state of policy and organisation and the changes that have taken place over the last decade in the field. The book charts the move away from separate, specialist services, and the resultant impact on service provision.
Supporting families with two or more severely disabled children
This revealing book is based on the findings of a qualitative study of 24 families in which parents cared for two or more severely disabled children - important reading for those working with families and disability.
The views and experiences of young people in public care
Presents the experiences of pregnant young women in public care and examines how they were prepared and supported once became a parent
Intervention and the Sociology of Welfare
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.
Policies, Politics and Practice
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.
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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