Social Work

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Boring Records?

Communication, Speech and Writing in Social Work

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Boring Records? is a practical and eye-opening investigation into the central role of record keeping. Using the first-hand impressions and comments of parents, children and clinical social workers, the author demonstrates the centrality of the work of record keeping for social work practitioners.

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Staff Supervision in a Turbulent Environment

Managing Process and Task in Front-line Services

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Focusing on the interaction between supervisor and supervisee in the agency context, this book explores the interdependence of task and process in supervision. The authors conclude that effective service-delivery continues to depend on agencies providing the "thinking space" that supervision represents.

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The Emergence of Social Security in Canada

Third Edition

UBC Press

The first and most detailed history of Canadian social security from colonial times to the present, The Emergence of Social Security in Canada has become a standard text in social work and related courses in post-secondary institutions across Canada, since its publication in 1980.

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Good Practice in Risk Assessment and Risk Management 2 volume set

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Managers are under increasing pressure to predict risk accurately. This collection explores the arguments and means of assessment in a clear and accessible manner and with a practice-based emphasis. The contributors consider subjects in a wide range of social care settings, all linked by the difficulty of accurately assessing risk.

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A Charge Against Society

The Child's Right to Protection

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The third volume in this series examines attitudes towards children and measures in operation to protect them. Contributors analyse how the child's safety can be protected, while respecting their right to be involved and to have their opinions taken into account, and examine the causes within society for social malfunction in relation to children.

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Good Practice in Risk Assessment and Risk Management 2

Key Themes for Protection, Rights and Responsibilities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The companion volume to Good Practice in Risk Assessment 1 looks at further issues in the field of risk assessment. Managers are under increasing pressure to predict risk accurately, and face serious consequences for failure. This new collection explores the arguments and means of assessment in a clear and accessible manner.

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