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The Social Work Skills Series: published in association with Community Care Magazine


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Working with Vulnerable Adults

Working with Vulnerable Adults

Bridget Penhale, Jonathan Parker
November 22, 2007

This text provides an understanding of current professional practice in social and health care, examining abuse of vulnerable adults and the ways in which social policy, welfare services and practitioners may compound or alleviate vulnerability. Working with Vulnerable Adults develops a sound...

Working with Older People

Working with Older People

John Harris, Denise Tanner
October 11, 2007

Working with older people has become an increasingly important part of social work education and practice. Whether studying community care, adult services, human growth and development, or social work processes and interventions, this book will be a vital source of information and help. Working...

Going Local: Working in Communities and Neighbourhoods

Going Local: Working in Communities and Neighbourhoods

John Pierson
August 30, 2007

Going Local explains how social work students and practitioners can develop approaches to neighbourhood work, to engage communities and neighbourhoods more purposefully and to work with citizens and other mainstream and community service providers to build the capacity of neighbourhoods to tackle...

Practising Welfare Rights

Practising Welfare Rights

Neil Bateman
December 08, 2005

Practising Welfare Rights aims to improve awareness among people working in social work and advice agencies about the skills required for effective welfare rights work, and offers guidance for managers and other professionals about how to develop a welfare rights service. Written by a well-known...

Using Groupwork

Using Groupwork

Mark Doel
November 10, 2005

Written by an experienced groupworker and academic, this book promotes greater knowledge and understanding of groupwork and group processes, particularly in social work and social care settings. Incorporating both theory and practice, it provides a practical guide to those considering groupwork,...

The Task-Centred Book

The Task-Centred Book

Peter Marsh, Mark Doel
May 19, 2005

Task centred social work is one of the best known and most strongly supported approaches to social work practice. This text is a radical departure from traditional literature on social work methods. The main reference point is the voice of practitioners, service users and carers, as researched and...

Safeguarding Children and Young People

Safeguarding Children and Young People

Stella Coleman, Corinne May-Chahal
September 25, 2003

What does the novice practitioner or the experienced practitioner moving into child care work from another sector need to know to practice effectively? What skills do they need to call on?In this valuable addition to The Social Work Skills Series, Stella Coleman and Corinne May-Chahal bring...

Commissioning and Purchasing

Commissioning and Purchasing

Terry Bamford
September 27, 2001

This essential guide to commissioning and purchasing in social care provides case studies, guidelines, and checklists to help readers to assess need, develop care plans and select suppliers of care. It clearly explains: the reasons for the shift to commissioning and purchasing away from direct...

Managing Aggression

Managing Aggression

Ray Braithwaite
September 27, 2001

How to manage and respond to escalating violence towards staff working in the human services is a pressing professional problem. This workbook: empowers individuals by providing a range of useful useful skills that can help in managing aggression enables staff placed in difficult or dangerous...

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