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The new Encyclopedia of Social Work from the National Association of Social Workers Press and Oxford University Press contains hundreds of overview articles and biographies. The resource is updated monthly.
With 110 articles and entries, this book provides a comprehensive overview of social work with groups from its initial development to its astounding range of diverse practice today with many populations in different places.
This is a useful reference work provides snapshots of issues and their implications for practice and policy on a wide range of key concepts and terms used in social work, social care, law and health services.
This dictionary provides A-Z definitions of terms from the broad field of social care. Accessible coverage of social work theories, methods, policies, organizations, and statutes, as well as key terms from interdisciplinary topics such as health and education, make this an ideal reference for students as well as qualified social workers
Addresses issues of sex and gender at the personal and the social level; examines issues of identity, status, class, ethnicity, race, and nation; of sexuality and the body; of social institutions and the structures of representation.
This book uses qualitative methods to engage practitioners as knowledge producers. In particular, theory-to-practice gaps are described as indispensable conditions for conducting research that matters in worlds of practice. Practitioners are encouraged to lead research by conducting engaged scholarship, which promotes collaboration between practitioners and researchers to address practice-related problems in real world settings.
Provides basic consumer health information about physical, sensory, cognitive, and learning disabilities, along with facts about assistive devices, technologies, and related services to promote independence, and guidance for families.
This comprehensive, practical resource covers assessment and diagnosis, clinical social work, marital and family therapy, community practice, case management and forensic social work, and each of the 146 chapters provides practice guidelines and treatment plans necessary for success