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Social Work Practice in Nontraditional Urban Setting (99 Edition)
Social Work Practice in Nontraditional Urban Setting (99 Edition)
by Melvin Delgado
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In an era of diminishing resources, communities that have historically been served by professionals in established social service settings can no longer rely on outside resources and assistance to meet their needs. Social Work Practice in Nontraditional... (read more)

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Agency-Based Program Evaluation: Lessons from Practice
Agency-Based Program Evaluation: Lessons from Practice
by Stephen A. Kapp
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This text aids both students and practitioners in articulating the elements of program evaluation, deepening their understanding of the contextual issues that surround and shape an evaluation. Authors Stephen A. Kapp and Gary R. Anderson offer readers... (read more)

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Social Work Macro Practice (4TH 08 - Old Edition)
Social Work Macro Practice (4TH 08 - 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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Social Work Practice and the Law
Social Work Practice and the Law
by Lyn Slater
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This is the first book to give social workers the tools to understand their clients' legal needs and rights and to address them collaboratively and effectively. Lyn Slater and Kara Finck ground their text in a comprehensive grasp of the legal system and... (read more)

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Confronting Sexism and Violence Against Women : a Challenge for Social Work (98 Edition)
Confronting Sexism and Violence Against Women : a Challenge for Social Work (98 Edition)
by Karen D. Stout
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This unique text explores the multitude of ways that sexism and violence profoundly affect women's lives – from sexist language to economic inequalities to sexual harassment and assault. Each chapter includes both policy and practice... (read more)

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Youth Gangs and Community Intervention (10 Edition)
Youth Gangs and Community Intervention (10 Edition)
by Robert Chaskin
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Although a range of program and policy responses to youth gangs exist, most are largely based on suppression, implemented by the police or other criminal justice agencies. Less attention and fewer resources have been directed to prevention and... (read more)

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Aging Network (7TH 11 - Old Edition)
Aging Network (7TH 11 - Old Edition)
by Kelly Niles-yokum
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Drs. Niles-Yokum and Wagner have written a comprehensive and accessible overview of aging services in the United States, from the evolution of a formal aging network through the older Americans Act to innovative new programs aimed at disaster... (read more)

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Understanding Family Policy: Theories and Applications
Understanding Family Policy: Theories and Applications
by Shirley L Zimmerman
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The Second Edition of Understanding Family Policy continues to provide the conceptual framework, offered in the First Edition, which enables students and professionals to examine and analyze government policies and their impact on the family. Features... (read more)

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Democracy in the Making: How Activist Groups Form (Oxford Studies in Culture and Politics)
Democracy in the Making: How Activist Groups Form (Oxford Studies in Culture and Politics)
by Kathleen M. Blee
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With civic engagement commonly understood to be on the decline and traditional bases of community and means of engagement increasingly fractured, how do people become involved in collective civic action? How do activist groups form? What hampers the... (read more)

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Communication and Community (01 Edition)
Communication and Community (01 Edition)
by Shepherd
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This distinctive volume combines synthetic theoretical essays and reports of original research to address the interrelations of communication and community in a wide variety of settings. Chapters address interpersonal conversation and communal... (read more)

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Child Protection (07 Edition)
Child Protection (07 Edition)
by Ron Haskins
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The National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW) is the first nationally representative study of children who have been reported to authorities as suspected victims of abuse or neglect and the public programs that protect them. Child... (read more)

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Social Work with Groups (Social Work)
Social Work with Groups (Social Work)
by Helen Northen
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This fully revised and updated third edition of a classic text includes seven new chapters that reflect the most recent developments in group practice. Part of the book's enduring appeal is its vivid depiction of actual group work and the challenges that... (read more)

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Short Guide To Social Work (10 Edition)
Short Guide To Social Work (10 Edition)
by Robert Adams
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This engaging and accessible text offers a concise overview of social work which will appeal to anyone needing a quick introduction to social work as a discipline. It contains essential information for all prospective and new social work students, the... (read more)

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Working with Violence: Policies and Practices in Risk Assessment and Management
Working with Violence: Policies and Practices in Risk Assessment and Management
by Judith Milner
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Practitioners are faced with a wide range of theories of violence that influence policy development, training and professional responses to managing violence. This book examines current explanatory theories of violence, how these theoretical positions... (read more)

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Strategies for Work with Involuntary Clients
Strategies for Work with Involuntary Clients
by Ronald H. (edt) Rooney
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First published in 1992, this textbook, which provides guidelines on how to work with involuntary clients, was truly ahead of its time. Interacting with involuntary clients is becoming more and more a part of every social worker's daily routine, making... (read more)

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Program Evaluation for Social Workers: Foundations of Evidence-Based Programs
Program Evaluation for Social Workers: Foundations of Evidence-Based Programs
by Richard M. Grinnell, Jr.
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Now in its sixth edition, this popular student-friendly introduction to program evaluation provides social workers with a sound conceptual understanding of how to use basic evaluation techniques in the evaluation of their cases (case-level) and programs (... (read more)

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Surviving Your Social Work Placement: Second Edition
Surviving Your Social Work Placement: Second Edition
by Robert Lomax
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Placements are a key part of social work training. They can be one of the most challenging things you do. But for many students they are also the most rewarding and invigorating aspect of learning. They are your chance to put academic learning into... (read more)

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Essentials of Testing and Assess. - Text Only (3RD 15 Edition)
Essentials of Testing and Assess. - Text Only (3RD 15 Edition)
by Neukrug
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Comprehensive and easy to read, Neukrug and Fawcett's ESSENTIALS OF TESTING AND ASSESSMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR COUNSELORS, SOCIAL WORKERS, AND PSYCHOLOGISTS, 3rd Edition, introduces learners to the concepts and applications of assessment and testing... (read more)

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Child Protection in America: Past, Present, and Future
Child Protection in America: Past, Present, and Future
by John E. B. Myers
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Child abuse and neglect are intractable problems exacting a terrible toll on children and rending the very fabric of our society. What can be done to reduce the suffering? If there were simple solutions to abuse and neglect they would have been... (read more)

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The State or the Market: Politics and Welfare in Contemporary Britain (Published in Association with the Open University)
The State or the Market: Politics and Welfare in Contemporary Britain (Published in Association with the Open University)
by Martin Loney
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PROVISIONAL BUT APPROVED FOR COMPLETE LIST The first edition of this successful text established itself as a broad-ranging introduction to social welfare in contemporary Britain. The second edition includes completely rewritten introductory material... (read more)

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