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Thinking about the Lifecourse: A Psychosocial Introduction
Thinking about the Lifecourse: A Psychosocial Introduction
by Liz Frost
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How we change over time - who we love, what work we do, how we die - is shaped both by internal, and external influences. This book explores the important subject of human growth and development by combining the social context of how people live with... (read more)

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Negotiating the Therapeutic Alliance: A Relational Treatment Guide
Negotiating the Therapeutic Alliance: A Relational Treatment Guide
by Jeremy D. Safran
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A half-century of psychotherapy research has shown that the quality of the therapeutic alliance is the most robust predictor of treatment success. This unique book provides a systematic framework for negotiating ruptures and strains in the therapeutic... (read more)

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Distinguishing Clinical from Upper Level Management in Social Work
Distinguishing Clinical from Upper Level Management in Social Work
by Marvin D. Feit
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This co-edited book examines social work administration by separating management and administrative practise into two distinct aspects a clinical management and upper level management. This process enables the editors to explicates the tasks appropriate... (read more)

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Human Behavior Theory and Social Work Practice, 2e
Human Behavior Theory and Social Work Practice, 2e
by Robert R. Greene
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This new edition of "Human Behavior Theory and Social Work Practice provides a broadly synthetic approach to selecting theoretical concepts crucial to one's activities in casework. Centered on the notion of the client as an individual. Roberta Greene and... (read more)

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The Profession of Social Work: Guided by History, Led by Evidence
The Profession of Social Work: Guided by History, Led by Evidence
by Catherine N Dulmus
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An expert introduction to the foundations of the social work profession—from its historical roots to its evolution in an era of evidence-based practice The Profession of Social Work provides a broad overview of the history, scope, values, ethics,... (read more)

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Generalist Social Work Practice: Intervention Methods
Generalist Social Work Practice: Intervention Methods
by Joseph Walsh
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Develop the knowledge and skills you need to work with individuals, families, groups, communities, and organizations with GENERALIST SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE: INTERVENTION METHODS.... (read more)

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Theories for Direct Social Work... -text Only (3RD 13 Edition)
Theories for Direct Social Work... -text Only (3RD 13 Edition)
by Walsh
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Walsh's text incorporates concise, comprehensive coverage of eleven major clinical practice theories commonly used in assessment, planning, and intervention tasks with individuals, families, and groups. The book's scope encompasses a broad view of the... (read more)

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Human Growth and Development
Human Growth and Development
by Chris Beckett
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ThisSecond Edition is a bestselling introduction to emotional, psychological, intellectual and social development throughout the lifespan. Written for students training in fields such as social work, healthcare and education, the book covers topics which... (read more)

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Solution-Oriented Social Work Practice: An Integrative Approach to Working with Client Strengths
Solution-Oriented Social Work Practice: An Integrative Approach to Working with Client Strengths
by Gilbert J. Greene
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Too often in practice, there is a tendency to pathologize clients, requiring a diagnosis as part of the helping relationship. Suppose, however, that most of the client problems that social workers encounter have more to do with the vagaries of life and... (read more)

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Dimensions of Human Behavior : the Changing Life Course -text Only (3RD 08 - Old Edition)
Dimensions of Human Behavior : the Changing Life Course -text Only (3RD 08 - Old Edition)
by Elizabeth D. Hutchison
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'Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership, Second Edition identifies the unique ethical demands of leadership and equips students to meet those challenges. Written in an informal, accessible style, this book takes an interdisciplinary approach to... (read more)

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Evaluation and Social Work Practice
Evaluation and Social Work Practice
by Ian Shaw
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Evaluation and Social Work Practice offers a comprehensive treatment of the central issues confronting evaluation in social work that links theory and method to practical applications.</p> <p></p> <p>Evaluation is an integral part... (read more)

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Social Work Process and Practice: Approaches, Knowledge and Skill
Social Work Process and Practice: Approaches, Knowledge and Skill
by David Watson
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This important new textbook examines the knowledge, skills, and values that underpin current social work. It emphasizes the need for workers to consider their approach to practice and how this may impact on the assessment, intervention, and evaluation of... (read more)

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Research Highlights in Social Work #37: The Changing Role of Social Care
Research Highlights in Social Work #37: The Changing Role of Social Care
by Bob Hudson, Etc
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Focusing on the enormous organizational and cultural changes that local authority social services have undergone since the 1990 NHS and Community Care Act, this volume provides an overview of the structure and function of social care at practice... (read more)

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A Rough Guide to Social Work Placements
A Rough Guide to Social Work Placements
by Mark Doel
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Placements can be one of the most exciting parts of your social work training but also one of the most daunting. This Guide will help you to make the most of your practice learning opportunities. The guide highlights how you can make the most of your... (read more)

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A Textbook of Social Work
A Textbook of Social Work
by Sheldon Brian
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Where did professional social work originate from? How effective are social work interpretations in the lives of vulnerable people? A Textbook of Social Work provides a comprehensive discussion of social work practice and its evidence-base. It strikes a... (read more)

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The Policy-Based Profession: An Introduction to Social Welfare Policy Analysis for Social Workers, Books a la Carte Edition
The Policy-Based Profession: An Introduction to Social Welfare Policy Analysis for Social Workers, Books a la Carte Edition
by Philip R Popple
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This social welfare policy text shows the crucial connection between social policy and the everyday practice of social work and encourages the development of policy analysis skills.   This text is part of the Connecting Core Competencies... (read more)

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Cases in Macro Social Work Practice
Cases in Macro Social Work Practice
by David P. Fauri
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Cases in Macro Social Work Practice Third Edition   David P. Fauri, Virginia Commonwealth University Stephen P. Wernet, St. Louis University F. Ellen Netting, Virginia Commonwealth University     Overview The third edition of Cases in... (read more)

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Child Neglect: Planning and Intervention
Child Neglect: Planning and Intervention
by Jan Horwath
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Neglect is the most common form of child maltreatment in developed countries and it comes in many forms. This is the first book to adopt a multidisciplinary approach to the tasks of planning and intervention faced by professionals in cases of child... (read more)

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Birthmarks : Transracial Adoption in Contemporary America (00 Edition)
Birthmarks : Transracial Adoption in Contemporary America (00 Edition)
by Sandra Patton
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Winner of the 2010 Distinguished Publication Award from the Association for Women in Psychology Winner of the 2010 Susan Koppelman Award for the Best Edited Volume in Womens Studies from the Popular Culture Association We have all seen the segments on... (read more)

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Dimensions of Human Behavior  : Person and Environment -text Only (3RD 08 - Old Edition)
Dimensions of Human Behavior : Person and Environment -text Only (3RD 08 - Old Edition)
by Elizabeth D. Hutchison
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Organized around time, the Third Edition of Dimensions of Human Behavior: The Changing Life Course helps students understand the relationship between time and human behavior. Using a life course perspective, author Elizabeth D. Hutchison shows how the... (read more)

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