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The central focus of this book is on the early professional development needs of social workers. It has been compiled by editors with extensive experience of social work practice, education and research. The collection examines the radical changes that have...
Devolution in Wales has come of age. It has had profound impacts on policy directions, on how social welfare practitioners are trained and carry out their work and on wider issues of national identity that affect the social relations of...
Rural Social Work Practice in Scotland brings international approaches to rural social work into a modern Scottish context. The book critically examines Scottish rural issues before going on to describe recognised rural models of social work practice, drawing upon a...
Crossing The Acts: The Support and Protection of Adults at Risk with Mental Disorder; Across the Scottish Legislative Frameworks
This work explores the risks of adults with a mental disorder and how the relative Scottish legislation, policy and practice frameworks interrelate to provide them with support and protection. The main Acts in Scotland which support and protect adults at...
When the going gets tough - are you tough enough? - An exploration of Independent social work in recessionary times
Following on from their first book, 'Independent Social Work - A Risky Business?', the authors take a timely look at the challenges facing independent social work in recessionary times. There are chapters that explore what it takes to get started...
The aim of this book is to speak directly to men who, through their controlling beliefs and behaviour, are causing worry and harm to their families, partners and children, and not least, to themselves. The title ‘From Fear to Freedom’...