Books in category Social Science – Social Work

  • Learning and Mobilising for Community Development

    Learning and Mobilising for Community Development
    Peter Westoby, Lynda Shevellar

    The book provides not only an insight into the how-to of community-based education and training, but through a range of applications, demonstrates the often unspoken shadow side of the developmental work we undertake.

  • Social Work Practice and Psychopharmacology Second Edition

    Social Work Practice and Psychopharmacology, Second Edition
    Sophia Dziegielewski PhD, LCSW

    New to this edition are expanded discussions of child and adolescent disorders, engaging discussions of how new drugs are created, approved, and marketed, and a new glossary describing over 150 common medications and herbal remedies.

  • Social Work and Genetics

    Social Work and Genetics
    Sylvia Schild, Rita Beck Black

    A significant contribution to professional training, Social Work and Genetics is a guide to social work practice with clients who have genetic problems.

  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Social Work

    Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Social Work
    Juliet Koprowska

    This book starts with the fundamentals and looks at individual theories and approaches, relating them directly to social work practice.

  • One Nation Under Stress

    One Nation Under Stress
    Dana Becker

    In One Nation Under Stress, Dana Becker argues that our national infatuation with the therapeutic culture has created a middle-class moral imperative to manage the tensions of daily life by turning inward, ignoring the social and political …

  • Assessing and Managing Violence Risk in Juveniles

    Assessing and Managing Violence Risk in Juveniles
    Randy Borum, David Allan Verhaagen

    Highly practical and accessible, this is an indispensable resource for any mental health practitioner working with youth at risk for violent behavior.

  • Creating Loving Attachments

    Creating Loving Attachments
    Daniel Hughes, Kim Golding

    This book shows why these elements are so important to a child's development, and demonstrates to parents and carers how they can incorporate them into their day-to-day parenting.

  • Violence Against Women

    Violence Against Women
    Holly Johnson, Natalia Ollus, Sami Nevala

    This is an international, comparative survey which interviews random samples of women about their experiences with male violence. The authors form a management team for the International Violence Against Women Survey (IVAWS).

  • Creative Arts and Play Therapy for Attachment Problems

    Creative Arts and Play Therapy for Attachment Problems
    Cathy A. Malchiodi, David A. Crenshaw

    This book vividly shows how creative arts and play therapy can help children recover from experiences of disrupted or insecure attachment.

  • Conflict Resolution for the Helping Professions

    Conflict Resolution for the Helping Professions
    Allan Barsky

    Special features of this book include: · Case illustrations that connect theory to practice in fields such as criminal justice, family disputes, health, mental health, education, and public policy. · Role-play exercises that provide …

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