Social Work

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Listening to Young Children, Expanded Third Edition

A Guide to Understanding and Using the Mosaic Approach

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This fully updated expanded book explains how to use the Mosaic approach, a practice that instils the importance of listening to children's life experiences. It shows how to use it in a variety of settings, outlines the future directions of the approach, offers case studies and also covers working with vulnerable children.

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No Home in a Homeland

Indigenous Peoples and Homelessness in the Canadian North

UBC Press

Through personal accounts and analysis of historical trends, No Home in the Homeland documents the spread of homelessness in the North, what it reveals about colonialism and its legacies, and the limitations of existing policies and programs.

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Contesting Elder Abuse and Neglect

Ageism, Risk, and the Rhetoric of Rights in the Mistreatment of Older People

UBC Press

Drawing on twenty years of original, interdisciplinary research, Contesting Elder Abuse and Neglect explores how and why the mistreatment of older people became known as “elder abuse and neglect” and the consequences of this designation.

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Queering Social Work Education

UBC Press

The first book of its kind in North America, this collection of original works promises to transform the future of social work education by equipping scholars and students with a new appreciation of queer strengths and experiences.

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Helping Vulnerable Children and Adolescents to Stay Safe

Creative Ideas and Activities for Building Protective Behaviours

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Positive Psychology Approaches to Dementia

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Extending the field of positive psychology, this book explores how positive psychological constructs relate to living well with dementia. Looking at current evidence, and with case studies from people living with dementia, this book shows how positive psychological concepts can be applied to practice to achieve good dementia care.

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Shelter in a Storm

Revitalizing Feminism in Neoliberal Ontario

UBC Press

Drawing on the experiences of three YWCA women’s shelters in Ontario, this book exposes the dangers for women that are embedded in government neoliberal policies and reveals how feminism can counteract this pervasive ideology.

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Putting Analysis Into Child and Family Assessment, Third Edition

Undertaking Assessments of Need

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Packed with tools and ideas to enhance analytical thinking when making child and family assessments, this book covers every stage of the assessment process. It addresses planning, hypothesising, involving children, and making, recording and reviewing decisions. This third edition has been updated to reflect policy changes and new research findings.

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Innovations in Social Work Research

Using Methods Creatively

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Exploring innovative approaches to social work research, ideal for students, practitioners and researchers.

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Direct Work with Family Groups

Simple, Fun Ideas to Aid Engagement, Assessment and Enable Positive Change

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Easy to use, tried and tested techniques to aid direct work with vulnerable families. This must-have guide is full of creative ideas to engage and effect positive change in uncooperative, aggressive or avoidant families.

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