Essentials Of Child Welfare

Author: Rodney A. Ellis, PhD
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471473138
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Reach children and families and help them navigate the childwelfare system Case planning is one of the fundamental steps in working withdependent children, yet it is also one of the most challenging.Essentials of Child Welfare presents the key information clinicalsocial workers, child advocates, family law attorneys, and otherhuman services personnel need to work successfully with childrenand families in the child welfare system. Essentials of Child Welfare is packed with step-by-step guidelinesfor intervening proactively with foster care children and theircaretakers. Techniques are presented for handling a number ofrelated topics, including attachment issues, substance abuse,sexual abuse (victim and perpetrator), suicidal ideation, eatingdisorders, learning disabilities, juvenile delinquency, domesticabuse, and many more. As part of the Essentials of Social Work Practice series, this bookoffers a concise yet thorough overview of child welfare, numeroustips for best practices, and a prioritized assembly of all theinformation and techniques that must be at one's fingertips topractice knowledgeably, effectively, and ethically. Each concisechapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts,bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as"Test Yourself" questions that help you gauge and reinforce yourgrasp of the information covered.

Child Welfare And Social Policy

Author: Harry Hendrick
Editor: Policy Press
ISBN: 1861345666
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This book provides an essential one-stop introduction to the key concepts, issues, policies and practices affecting child welfare, with particular emphasis on the changing nature of the relationship between child welfare and social policy. No other book brings together such a wide selection of material to form an attractive and indispensable teaching and learning resource. Child welfare and social policy provides readers with an historical overview of child welfare in England and Wales; high quality contributions from leading authorities in the field; discursive introductions to each section that set individual chapters in the broader context of childhood studies and case study material to bring discussions to life. Key topics covered include morality and child welfare; relations between law, medicine, social work, social theory and child welfare; children's rights and democratic citizenship and children as raw material for 'social investment'. Child welfare and social policy is invaluable reading for students and academics in social policy, sociology, education and social work. It is also a useful resource for health and social work professionals wishing to follow current debates in theory and practice.

The Essential Social Worker

Author: Mr Martin Davies
Editor: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409490718
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The third edition of The Essential Social Worker has been radically revised and updated and contains an entirely new chapter providing a clear outline of the historical and policy-related framework within which social work operates in areas of particular practice – child care, disability, mental health, old age and criminal justice. The Essential Social Worker defends the idea of a broadly based profession seeking to maintain disadvantaged people in the community. It bravely confronts the shallowness of many short-term fashions and argues that social work is a uniquely humane contributor to the achievement of welfare in the 1990s and beyond. A careful reading of The Essential Social Worker will ensure that the student gains an understanding of the role of social work in a complex urban society and develops an awareness of the debates which surround it. Social work is often subject to public criticism, but, as the author shows, it has continued to grow in scale and in influence throughout the 20th century and although its structure will continue to evolve, social work will remain essential in any society which regards itself as democratic and humane.

Effective Child Protection

Author: Eileen Munro
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446242506
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'Effective Child Protection is a significant contribution to child welfare practice and policy...Munro offers a pathway to achieving better outcomes for children and families who are recipients of child protection services' - Children and Youth Services Review Praise for the First Edition: `The book makes the fully justified claim [that] it will be essential reading for professionals undergoing qualifying and post-qualifying training. It is to be hoped that it will enjoy an even wider readership' - Child Abuse Review This new edition is essential reading for anyone concerned with improving child protection practice. Building on the strengths of the first edition, it provides a deeper understanding of how practice judgements and decisions can be improved in child protection work. Updates include: - an account of how intuition, emotion, and analytic thinking are combined in practice - an analysis of how the nature of the task determines what combination is needed - an updated chapter on how we can detect errors - new material on how organisations can promote good reasoning skills - a simpler way to understand risk assessment instruments. Illustrated with detailed case studies throughout, it will be invaluable reading for students, researchers and practitioners in all areas of child protection, including social work, education, health and policing. Eileen Munro is a Reader in Social Policy at the London School of Economics, specialising in child protection. Other publications include Child Protection (SAGE 2006).

Comprehensive Handbook Of Social Work And Social Welfare Social Policy And Policy Practice

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Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470387429
Size: 14,96 MB
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Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare, Volume 4: The Profession of Social Work features contributions from leading international researchers and practitioners and presents the most comprehensive, in-depth source of information on the field of social work and social welfare.

Essentials Of Social Work Policy Practice

Author: Cynthia J. Rocha
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471752207
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classroom teaching experiences to provide readers with guidelines.

Comprehensive Handbook Of Social Work And Social Welfare The Profession Of Social Work

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Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470246764
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Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare, Volume 1: The Profession of Social Work features contributions from leading international researchers and practitioners and presents the most comprehensive, in-depth source of information on the field of social work and social welfare.

Essential Law For Social Workers

Author: Robert G. Madden
Editor: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231508999
Size: 12,28 MB
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Whether protecting their own rights or those of their clients, or navigating the juvenile justice, immigration, or welfare systems, social workers confront legal issues every day. This book explores legal concepts, legal reasoning, and legal processes—illustrated with case vignettes from social work practice—in order to provide social work practitioners and students with practical and accessible legal knowledge. It introduces readers to scholarship about the law and to conceptual knowledge that can be applied to any interaction with the legal system. Social workers are thereby enabled to "think like a lawyer" and increase their effectiveness. The volume features a discussion of recent reform movements, including Alternative Dispute Resolution, and an appendix of sources for legal information and research on the law.

Social Work Essentials

Author: Cynthia Franklin
Editor:
ISBN: 9780190499624
Size: 16,87 MB
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In honor of the 60th anniversary of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Encyclopedia of Social Work, NASW Press and Oxford University Press are proud to publish Social Work Essentials. Since the launch of the Encyclopedia of Social Work Online in 2013, over 100 articles have been revised and over 150 new articles have been published online. This volume brings together selected new and revised articles along with a few core, unrevised articles from the 2008 print version in a brief reference guide for the social work profession. Covering a range of theoretical and practice orientations, this collection provides both fundamental knowledge for the profession and timely updates on the knowledge needed for social work practice.

Language Practices In Social Work

Author: Christopher Hall
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415356879
Size: 15,67 MB
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"Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada."