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introductory social work texts how to be a social worker a critical guide for students priscilla dunk-west senior lecturer in social work university of south australia australia social work practice 5th edition veronica coulshed head of applied social studies university of sunderland uk deceased and joan orme emeritus professor of social work glasgow school of social work uk `there are many introductory textbooks available in social work but how to be a social worker is unique it deserves to be an instant bestseller harry ferguson professor of social work university of nottingham uk through the course of studying social work and beyond it can be difficult to take a step back and reflect upon what it is to be a social worker such are the demands of the process of qualification and the role itself using this as a starting point how to be a social worker critically examines the knowledge base of social work from human growth and development to social work research and explores how

people management neil thompson writer trainer and director of avenue consulting ltd with over 35 years experience in the people professions the people solutions sourcebook 2nd edition neil thompson writer trainer and director of avenue consulting ltd with over 35 years experience in the people professions `neil thompson has done it again this excellent timely book takes us to the heart of best management it will help poor managers improve and enable good managers to excel bernard moss emeritus professor staffordshire university uk at the heart of every organisation are the people that contribute to it neil thompson s latest book offers an outstanding guide to the art of management by highlighting the too often taken for granted importance of staff and their well-being at work the result is a unique introduction to people management that focuses on getting the best rather than simply the most out of staff in the workplace people management is an ideal textbook for students

social work theories and methods reviews of 3rd edition `the seminal work of its type in social work today jan fook chair of education kingston university uk `payne uses ingenious devices to engage the interest of the reader and to make the concepts he presents interesting there is nothing else quite like it in the field charles guzzetta european journal of social work modern social work theory is a worldwide bestseller renowned for its masterly overview and measured critique which come together to offer a complete and authoritative introduction to theories of social work practice it draws on literature from across the world to trace the origins of social work ideas and how they develop as well assessing their role and value based on scholarly debate and research compact and clearly structured the book breaks down key issues in a way that is easy for students to grasp as with the previous edition the book is composed of two parts part i presents a general discussion about the

social work placement surviving your social work placement 2nd edition second edition reflective social work practice richard ingram jane fenton ann hodson all lecturers in social work and divya jindal-snape professor in education inclusion and life transitions all at school of education social work and community education university of dundee uk surviving your social work placement robert lomax karen jones updated to reflect the latest professional standards robert lomax staff tutor the open university uk and karen jones registered social worker independent trainer and formerly professional lead for social work university of the west of england uk review of 1st edition `a tutor in a book a helpful and practical guide responding and answering the many questions students ask time and time again andrea collins senior lecturer in social work faculty of sport health social care university of gloucestershire uk surviving your social work placement is an essential study aid for social

human growth and development a critical approach to human growth and development paula nicolson professor of critical social and heath psychology royal holloway university of london uk thinking about the lifecourse a psychosocial introduction elizabeth frost principal lecturer in social work and fellow centre for psychosocial studies and stuart mcclean senior lecturer in health science both at school of health and social care university of the west of england uk attachment across the lifecourse a brief introduction david howe obe emeritus professor centre for research on the child and family university of east anglia uk what does it mean to be human this critical text from a well-respected author captures and interrogates the many models which have been developed to explore and explain human behaviour informed by sociological psychological and biological perspectives the book plots the key stages of the life course from childhood through to old age a full table of contents is

the new politics of social work edited by mel gray professor of social work and research professor research institute of advanced study for humanity university of newcastle australia and stephen a webb professor of social work glasgow caledonian university uk with contributions from those at the forefront of modern social work thought this edited volume reflects the growing eminence of critical social work in the 21st century taking a truly global outlook this text advocates the promotion of equality through a range of radical perspectives and provides a blueprint for the future of practice a full table of contents is available at www.palgrave.com november 2013 250pp paperback £23.999780230296787 ic doing radical social work colin turbett children families team manager for north ayrshire council social services uk rights risks and responsibilities interprofessional working in health and social care edited by georgina koubel senior lecturer department of social work community and

introduction to systemic and family therapy john hills vice chair of the association for family therapy uk children s perspectives on integrated services every child matters in policy and practice mary kellett professor of childhood and youth centre for childhood development and learning the open university uk understanding child family welfare statutory responses to children at risk marie connolly chair and head of social work university of melbourne australia and kate morris associate professor of social work school of sociology and social policy university of nottingham uk ideas drawn from family and systemic therapy form the basis of many interventions in mental health and childcare this brief introduction offers an ideal starting-point for non specialists and new students keen to develop their skills taking a step-by-step experiential approach it explores key concepts in vivid practice context contents introduction · using the genogram and convening the family · a family

mental health policy and practice 2nd edition helen lester professor of primary care national centre for primary care research and development university of manchester uk deceased and jon glasby professor of health and social care and director health services management centre university of birmingham uk mental health race and culture 3rd edition suman fernando honorary professor department of applied social sciences london metropolitan university uk approved mental health practice essential themes for students and practitioners sarah matthews staff tutor faculty of health and social care the open university uk philip o hare and jill hemmington both senior lecturers in social work school of social work university of central lancashire uk the revised edition of mental health policy and practice remains a comprehensive text containing an overview of recent uk mental health policy it includes ideas from a wide spectrum of mental health services examples of successful evidencebased

social work research applying research evidence in social work practice challenges and opportunities edited by martin webber institute of psychiatry king s college london uk in social work education there is a strong movement towards the application of evidence and research to practice this book is an authoritative introduction to this field of social work enquiry ranging from a critical overview of becoming an evidence-based practitioner all the way to applying research in specific social work practice contexts a full table of contents is available at www.palgrave.com may 2014 240pp paperback £22.999781137276100 new eic doing a successful research project 2nd edition martin davies university of east anglia uk doing ethical research hannah farrimond research fellow university of exeter uk december 2012 224pp paperback £16.99 9780230297470 eic doing a successful research project is a realistic user-friendly guide on how to conduct a research project that talks at the student s level

titles of related interest the study skills handbook 4th edition stella cottrell university of leeds uk social divisions 3rd edition geoff payne formerly british sociological association president and academician of the academy of social sciences teaches social divisions and research methods newcastle university uk reflective writing kate williams learning development manager study advice centre mary woolliams lecturer in health and social care and jane spiro principal lecturer for student experience school of education all at oxford brookes university uk review of 4th edition `superbly organised and beautifully laid out with really helpful worked examples and lots of practical tips this guide is sensitive to the variety of students learning styles and the different tasks demanded of them it s essential reading for students but it s also an invaluable resource for instructors looking for strategies to enrich their teaching ian w archer fellow and tutor in history keble college

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