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Social Policy for Welfare Practice in Wales 3rd Edition

Edited by: Hefin Gwilym & Charlotte Williams Foreword by: Rt Hon Mark Drakeford, First Minister of Wales ISBN: 978-1-86178-090-4.Format: Paperback.Pages: 209pp.        Publication date: 16.03.2021.Code: VO127. This book reflects on the social policy successes and challenges of the past twenty years and looks ahead to the next decade of Welsh social policy. It considers traditional social policy fields such as health and poverty and areas of growing importance, including the environment and human rights. It provides a rich resource for social welfare practitioners in their training and as they carry out their work in a distinctly Welsh social welfare context....


From Fear to Freedom: Masculinity, Control and Change - A Workbook for Men

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’ suggests that while some men’s behaviour is often frightening and damaging for others, it can also be frightening and confusing for men themselves. Once men begin to examine, comprehend and choose to work at ceasing their abusive and controlling behaviour, this can be a liberating process for them as well as others. From Fear to Freedom is also intended as...


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 risk with mental disorder are: a) the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 Act (the 2003 Act);  b) the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 (the 2000 Act); and c) the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 (the 2007 Act). Seeking, primarily, to explore the practical application of duties and powers across the interface of these Acts,...


BASW Code of Ethics for Social Work (25 copies)

  Format: A5, 16pp The BASW Code of Ethics for Social Work is available in printed quantities of 25.  You can purchase any quantity, in multiples of 25, by increasing the quantity in the 'How many would you like' box accordingly.   BASW’s Code of Ethics first adopted in 1975, has been revised and updated on several occasions.   The 2021 revision incorporates the Global Social Work: Statement of Ethical Principles, agreed by the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) and the International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) in 2018.   Click here to download a PDF of the Code...