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St Albans
Reflective Practice
Social Work
Practitioner Support
Social Work often receives a bad press but it is an intellectually, emotionally and practically challenging profession which, in order to help people effectively, needs to attract the best candidates....
St Albans
Adult Services
Legislation and Law (UK)
Social Work
The Care Act 2014 is arguably the most significant piece of legislation for social workers who work with adults, since the NHS and Community Care Act 1990. The intention of this book is to present the...
St Albans
Social Work
Practitioner Support
Student Social Work
There has been a recent growth in the use of social media tools in social work education. This edited text presents a series of chapters which discuss social media activities and how they can contribu...
St Albans
Reflective Practice
Theories and Methods
Social Work
Social work is fundamentally a relationship-based profession. This book offers a critical multidisciplinary analysis of case studies of social work interventions from a psychosocial and relationship-b...
St Albans
Reflective Practice
Social Work
Practice Educator (Social Work)
Practitioner Support
Student Social Work
Now fully updated to reflect the changing social work landscape and with an expanded section on improving emotional resilience, this book is an invaluable guide for Practice Educators and Practice Sup...
St Albans
Health and Well Being
Health Care
Social Work
Health and Social Care
Practitioner Support
Social workers and health professionals are often placed in situations where they are verbally or physically threatened by service users and others.This book will help them recognise potential risk in...
St Albans
Reflective Practice
Social Work
Practitioner Support
Student Social Work
The ability to observe and to process what is seen is crucial in social work with children and families. Yet successive inquiries into child deaths have demonstrated the problems faced by professional...
St Albans
Mental Health
Mental Health: Adults
Mental Health: CYP
The World Health Organisation recently confirmed that mental Illness was set to become the biggest threat to human well-being in the twenty first century. Mental illness accounts for more disability a...
St Albans
Mental Health
Mental Health: Adults
Mental Health: CYP
Criminal Justice
Social Work
The Criminal Justice System is becoming a de facto provider of mental health care, according to a series of recent prison inspections and reports on policing and mental illness which have highlighted ...
St Albans
Reflective Practice
Theories and Methods
Social Work
Practitioner Support
Student Social Work
Social work students and some practitioners often struggle to get their head around the application of theory and associated methods of intervention derived from the social sciences to social work pra...
St Albans
Reflective Practice
Social Work
Health and Social Care
Practitioner Support
Student Social Work
The social work profession is in a state of flux and it is now more important than ever that social workers take responsibility for their own professional development needs. Fully updated to reflect ...
St Albans
Theories and Methods
Mental Health
Mental Health: Adults
In order to work effectively with people with personality disorders it is important that Mental Health Social Workers (MHSWs) have a clear understanding of trauma and its impact on the person. It is a...
St Albans
Children and Young People Services (CYP)
Planning and Intervention Skills
Theories and Methods
Practice Educator (Social Work)
During the last ten years our understanding of early child development, from conception through to 5, has greatly increased.  This includes our understanding of neuro science and brain developmen...
St Albans
Mental Health
Mental Health: Adults
Mental Health: CYP
Social Work
Health and Social Care
Critical Psychiatry outlines the history of a group of thinkers that has come to be known as the anti-psychiatry movement. Though it has been called a movement, the individual thinkers’ and auth...
St Albans
Reflective Practice
Ethics and Values
Social Work
Race and Ethnicity
Anti-racism has a long history within the profession of social work and its education. Despite an agenda within higher education which promotes internationalization and practice which recognizes diver...
St Albans
Children and Young People Services (CYP)
Learning Disabilities
Physical Disabilities
Social Work
Student Social Work
DESCRIPTION Active Social Work with Children with Disabilities provides a comprehensive social worker’s guide to working with children with disabilities, exploring current issues from the persp...
Preston
Domestic Abuse
Domestic Abuse: Adults
Domestic Abuse: CYP
Substance and Alcohol Abuse
Substance and Alcohol Abuse: Adults
DrugRehab.com have created an excellent educational guide about domestic violence and substance abuse. For further information about this fantastic pracititioner guide, please click View/Download.&nbs...
St Albans
Reflective Practice
Social Work
Practitioner Support
Student Social Work
DESCRIPTIONLeaving university and entering the world of social work can be quite a daunting experience, though also exciting and challenging. Positive Social Work helps you as a NQSW to understand you...
Preston
Children and Young People Services (CYP)
Assessment: CYP
Safeguarding: CYP
Social Work
Practitioner Support
Working together to safeguard children: A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children (March, 2015) is a must have document for anyone working with children or young...
Preston
Children and Young People Services (CYP)
Safeguarding: Adults
Social Work
Health and Social Care
Practitioner Support
This is the Statutory guidance on children who run away or go missing from home or care. It was amended in January 2014 and has been completed by the Department for Education. It offers definitions an...

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