Social Work

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Creating Person-Centred Organisations

Strategies and Tools for Managing Change in Health, Social Care and the Voluntary Sector

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A guide for charities and private sector organisations in health and social care on how to become a person-centred organisation, which provides strategies and tools rooted in experience.

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A Little Book of Tobacco

Activities to Explore Smoking Issues with Young People

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This resource is packed with games and activities that explore smoking issues with young people aged 13–19. From fun group games and challenging quizzes to role-plays and thought-provoking discussions, the activities will help young people understand the facts and issues, and make positive, healthy choices.

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Ageing

Biographical Approaches for Inclusive Care and Support

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book explores the lives and perspectives of older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. As their distinct needs are often overlooked due to lack of understanding, this book demonstrates how life course approaches can offer insights into their support needs as they grow older, from housing and health care to community support.

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Reimagining Intervention in Young Lives

Work, Social Assistance, and Marginalization

UBC Press

Documents the experience of poverty, unemployment, homelessness, and intervention, and their effects on young people’s lives and social networks.

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Effective Working with Neglected Children and their Families

Linking Interventions to Long-term Outcomes

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Using findings from a research study conducted over five years, this book gives an insight into current social care provision for children suffering from neglect. It highlights the complex and enduring needs of the children most likely to drop out of range of social care systems, and offers practical guidelines for reengaging children and services.

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Social Care, Service Users and User Involvement

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides a definitive critical introduction to service user views and involvement. It addresses both the theoretical and practical issues of service user involvement, and includes initiatives on the impact and outcomes from involvement.

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Understanding Adult Survivors of Domestic Violence in Childhood

Still Forgotten, Still Hurting

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book explores the experiences of adult survivors of domestic violence in adulthood. It examines current research and sets out best practice guidance for supporting adult survivors and children following domestic violence. Personal testimonies and poems feature throughout.

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A Little Book of Drugs

Activities to Explore Drug Issues with Young People

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This resource is packed with games and activities that explore drugs issues with young people aged 13–19. From fun group games and challenging quizzes to role-plays and thought-provoking discussions, the activities will help young people understand the facts and issues, and make positive, healthy choices.

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A Little Book of Alcohol

Activities to Explore Alcohol Issues with Young People

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This resource is packed with games and activities that explore alcohol issues with young people aged 13–19. From fun group games and challenging quizzes to role-plays and thought-provoking discussions, the activities will help young people understand the facts and issues, and make positive, healthy choices.

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Adoption is a Family Affair!

What Relatives and Friends Must Know

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Adoption Is a Family Affair! will answer all of these questions and more, offering you information about who can adopt, why people consider adopting, how kids understand adoption as they grow up, and more. This short book is crammed full of the 'need to know' information for friends and families that will help to encourage informed, happy and healthy family relationships.

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