Social Work

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Good Practice in Risk Assessment and Management 1

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides a complete guide to good practice for those involved in risk assessment and management.. With its strong emphasis on practice, the book examines the key issues and methods of risk measurement, predictability and management, drawing upon the experience of the contributors in a wide variety of social care settings.

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Deaf Transitions: Images and Origins of Deaf Families, Deaf Communities and Deaf Identities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book is a fascinating exploration of how deaf people place themselves in the contexts of both family and community, and forge their own identities. Corker lets her subjects speak for themselves through original writings and interviews, drawing from a cross-section of deaf society which spans gender, race, culture and sexual orientation.

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Children in Our Charge: The Child's Right to Resources

Edited by Mary John
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This second book in this series concentrates on the theme of providing for children in child-centred ways. It includes the philosophical background to thinking about children's rights vis-a-vis society's responsibilities and examines the effectiveness and dilemmas associated with the concept of the 'Best Interest of the Child'.

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Children in Charge

The Child's Right to a Fair Hearing

Edited by Mary John
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Emerging clearly from the first volume in this new series is the importance of the voice of the child. With their emphasis on the twin themes of participation and empowerment, the contributors present the active role of children as autonomous individuals with a stake in the decision-making process.

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Reviewing Care Management for Older People

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book discusses the development and implementation of several models of care management. Drawing together research to highlight the successes and the difficulties of translating the principles of care management into practice, it examines this subject with particular reference to: empowerment; needs-led assessment; and multi-disciplinary work.

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Developing Services for Older People and their Families

Edited by Rosemary Bland
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Exploring new theory and practice in the provision of services for older people living at home, this book is an excellent source of information for social workers, those working with older people, and lecturers of social work and gerontology.

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