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Child Protection and Domestic Violence

Child Protection and Domestic Violence combines a child-centred and woman-centred approach to examining the impact of domestic violence on children, together with ways in which professionals can most helpfully respond. The book summarises what is known about domestic violence and its effects on children and outlines key approaches in UK and overseas practice in intervening to protect, support and work directly with children who are living in, or what have lived in, households where their mother is being abused. The book is a ‘must read’ for social workers, community nurses including health visitors and midwives, other health professionals, teachers, youth...

£6.99

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Community Care: Working in Partnership with Service Users

This book sets out four principles for working in partnership with people who need support in their daily lives: entitlement; the social model of disability; needs-led assessment; and promoting choice and control. It draws on the wealth of research and information now available about how to work in ways which empower people. Examples are given relating to all the community care service user groups – older people, people with learning difficulties, those with physical/sensory impairments and people who use mental health services.

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Confronting Disabling Barriers: Towards Making Organisations Accessible

Little has been written for social workers and other professionals on disabling barriers within institutions. This guide draw upon the discipline of disability studies to assist practitioners who seek to make their organisations accessible to disabled people.The guide analyses institutional discrimination against disabled people and highlights ways in which organisations can become more accessible to them. The authors use a civil rights perpective underpinned by the social model of disability.

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Deafness and the Hearing

'Deafness and the Hearing' invites a radical change in the majority views on deafness. The author spent four years studying an organisation of deaf people in the UK and analysing the reactions of the hearing majority. The results were dramatic; descriptions of stigmatisation, oppressive practices and prejudicial attitudes emerged. The message of this book is that it is not deafness itself which determines social exclusion but entrenched prejudicial attitudes of 'the Hearing'. This is an important book which makes recommendations for good practice. The text is accessible to all but is particularly recommended to students of social work and deaf...

£6.99

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