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Social Work and Restorative Justice: Skills for Dialogue, Peacemaking, and Reconciliation
Social Work and Restorative Justice: Skills for Dialogue, Peacemaking, and Reconciliation
by Elizabeth Beck
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Restorative justice and social work share a number of principles and goals, as they both seek to stem violence and to address the pain associated with harm. Many of the processes used by restorative justice practitioners are based on indigenous practices... (read more)

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Social Work Practice With Children (3RD 11 Edition)
Social Work Practice With Children (3RD 11 Edition)
by Nancy Boyd Webb
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Widely adopted, this bestselling work provides the knowledge that social workers need for effective, culturally competent practice with children, adolescents, and their caregivers. The author presents a framework for developmentally informed assessment... (read more)

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Psychoanalysis and Politics: Histories of Psychoanalysis Under Conditions of Restricted Political Freedom
Psychoanalysis and Politics: Histories of Psychoanalysis Under Conditions of Restricted Political Freedom
by Joy Damousi
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More than just a therapeutic technique, psychoanalysis as a school of thought has redefined our ideas on sexuality, the self, morality, family, and the nature of the mind for much of the twentieth century. At its broadest, Freud's thinking on... (read more)

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Where to Start and What to Ask: An Assessment Handbook
Where to Start and What to Ask: An Assessment Handbook
by Susan Lukas
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As a life raft for beginnersand their supervisors, Whereto Start and What to Ask providesall the necessary toolsfor garnering information fromclients. Lukas also offers a framework for thinking about thatinformation and formulating a thorough assessment.... (read more)

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Crisis Intervention Handbook: Assessment, Treatment, and Research
Crisis Intervention Handbook: Assessment, Treatment, and Research
by Albert R. Roberts
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As a result of the growing amount of acute crisis events portrayed in the media that impact the lives of the general public, interest in crisis intervention, response teams, management, and stabilization has grown tremendously in the past decade. However,... (read more)

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Consensus Organizing: a Comprehensive Guide To Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating Community Change Initiatives (09 Edition)
Consensus Organizing: a Comprehensive Guide To Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating Community Change Initiatives (09 Edition)
by Mary L. Ohmer
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The world is changing rapidly and the practice of community organizing needs to change with it. Representing both an homage to, and a departure from the alinsky traditions of organizing, Consensus Organizing offers techniques that are specifically... (read more)

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Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community
Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community
by Laura Erickson Schroth
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There is no one way to be transgender. Transgender and gender non-conforming people have many different ways of understanding their gender identities. Only recently have sex and gender been thought of as separate concepts, and we have learned that sex... (read more)

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The Welfare State and Social Work: Pursuing Social Justice
The Welfare State and Social Work: Pursuing Social Justice
by Josefina Figueira-McDonough
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This is a critical assessment of the historical, sociopolitical, and economic factors that have influenced social work policy and practice in the United States.... (read more)

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Knowing and Serving Diverse Families (3RD 08 Edition)
Knowing and Serving Diverse Families (3RD 08 Edition)
by Verna Hildebrand
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Knowing and Serving Diverse Families provides relevant content, discussion, issues, and strategies needed by teachers and others in human services to understand and work with today’s diverse families.   Working with Culturally Diverse... (read more)

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Social Work Research and Evaluation: Foundations of Evidence-Based Practice
Social Work Research and Evaluation: Foundations of Evidence-Based Practice
by Richard M. Grinnell, Jr.
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This book is the longest-standing text in the field of social work research and evaluation. Since the first edition in 1981, it has been designed to provide beginning graduate social work students the basic methodological foundation they need in order to... (read more)

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Social Work Macro Practice (3RD 04 - Old Edition)
Social Work Macro Practice (3RD 04 - Old Edition)
by F. Ellen Netting
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Social Work Macro Practice focuses on work with organizations and communities, including planned change approaches and implementation.   This new edition of Social Work Macro Practice has been updated and revised to make it an even stronger and more... (read more)

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Unfaithful Angels (94 Edition)
Unfaithful Angels (94 Edition)
by Harry Specht
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In this provocative examination of the fall of the profession of social work from its original mission to aid and serve the underprivileged, Harry Specht and Mark Courtney show how America's excessive trust in individualistic solutions to social problems... (read more)

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Social Work With Older Adults-text Only (4TH 14 Edition)
Social Work With Older Adults-text Only (4TH 14 Edition)
by Kathleen Mcinnis-dittrich
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Presents a strengths-based approach of social work with older adults.   The fourth edition of Social Work with Older Adults provides a comprehensive treatment of a strengths-based approach to the major areas of social work with older adults. The... (read more)

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Cultural Diversity : a Primer for the Human Services (4TH 11 - Old Edition)
Cultural Diversity : a Primer for the Human Services (4TH 11 - Old Edition)
by Jerry V. Diller
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CULTURAL DIVERSITY: A PRIMER FOR THE HUMAN SERVICES provides the tools you need to become a successful and effective counselor. This innovative text covers a variety of topics, ranging from the general principles of cultural diversity to how to work with... (read more)

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Clinical Social Work Practice (4TH 11 - Old Edition)
Clinical Social Work Practice (4TH 11 - Old Edition)
by Marlene G. Cooper
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This primary text for advanced clinical practice courses at the core of the Master of Social Work curriculum teaches students how to integrate theory and practice on multiple levels.    Building on the foundation of generalist courses, this... (read more)

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Empathy for the Devil: How to Help People Overcome Drugs and Alcohol Problems
Empathy for the Devil: How to Help People Overcome Drugs and Alcohol Problems
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Examining the core skills necessary for effecting change in problematic substance users, this important new book explores practical ways of establishing or improving social practice. It steps beyond clinical, theoretical, and moral undertones to the... (read more)

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Youth Work Practice
Youth Work Practice
by Tony Jeffs
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As a contemporary reflection on current practice, this book tackles the diversity of what 'youth work' means and the challenging yet rewarding job that it is. It offers a meaningful insight into the everyday experiences of a youth worker, written by... (read more)

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Practical Grant Writing and Program Evaluation (03 Edition)
Practical Grant Writing and Program Evaluation (03 Edition)
by Francis Yuen, K. O.
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This brief and practical text is a perfect supplement for program planning and evaluation courses. Program planning, grant writing and program evaluation are discussed, with emphasis on the inter-relationship between these components and how each... (read more)

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Days in the Lives of Social Workers
Days in the Lives of Social Workers
by Linda May (edt) Grobman
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Edited by the founder of The new social worker magazine, the 54 contributions in this collection share the experiences of social workers serving children and youth, criminals, the mentally ill, older adults, veterans, and the community. The third... (read more)

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Controversial Issues in Social Policy (3RD 07 Edition)
Controversial Issues in Social Policy (3RD 07 Edition)
by Karger And Midgley / Kindle / Brown
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Controversial Issues in Social Policy Third Edition   By: Howard Jacob Karger (University of Houston ) , James Midgley (University of California, Berkeley) , Peter A. Kindle (University of Houston ) and C. Brené Brown (University of Houston )... (read more)

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