Books in category Social Science – Human Services

  • The Trainee Handbook

    The Trainee Handbook
    Robert Bor, Mary Watts

    Written by a team of leading trainers, practitioners and supervisors, this bestselling book provides all the help and advice you'll need as you start and progress through your training in counselling and psychotherapy.

  • Conflict Resolution for the Helping Professions

    Conflict Resolution for the Helping Professions
    Allan Edward Barsky, Professor Social Work Allan Barsky

    Revised edition of Conflict resolution for the helping professions, 2007.

  • The McDonaldization of Social Work

    The McDonaldization of Social Work
    Dr Donna Dustin

    Based upon George Ritzer's McDonaldization of Society thesis and incorporating aspects of social theory, this book examines the introduction of care management to social work practice.

  • Suffering

    Suffering
    Iain Wilkinson

    Providing a clear and thoughtful discussion of human suffering, Iain Wilkinson explores some of the ways in which research into social suffering might lead us to reinterpret the meaning of modern history as well as revise our outlook upon …

  • Serving Country and Community

    Serving Country and Community
    Peter Frumkin, JoAnn Jastrzab

    Frumkin and Jastrzab make important recommendations on how to improve the programs and resolve some of the political and administrative issues which have plagued these initiatives in the past two decades."├╣James Youniss, Catholic …

  • Practical Counselling and Helping Skills

    Practical Counselling and Helping Skills
    Richard Nelson-Jones

    This sixth edition provides a step-by-step guide to using counselling and helping skills with confidence and proficiency.

  • Caring for America

    Caring for America
    Eileen Boris, Jennifer Klein

    It reveals why there is no adequate long-term care in America. Caring for America is much more than a history of social policy, however; it is also about a powerful contemporary social movement.

  • We Get It

    We Get It
    Heather L. Servaty-Seib, David C. Fajgenbaum

    Silver Medal Winner in the Grief/Grieving category of the 2015 Foreword Reviews' INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards A unique collection of 33 narratives by bereaved students and young adults, this books aims to help young adults who are …

  • Autism and Solution focused Practice

    Autism and Solution-focused Practice
    Els Mattelin, Hannelore Volckaert

    People with autism often feel let down by social support services. This forward-thinking book is a vital resource for helping clients feel welcome and empowered in helping settings and beyond.

  • Professional Identity and Social Work

    Professional Identity and Social Work
    Stephen A. Webb

    This book, the first of its kind in the field, examines professional identity in relation to social work by asking how practitioners think of themselves as a "social worker", a professional self-concept often entangled in a range of …

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