Just Institutions Matter: The Moral and Political Logic of by Bo Rothstein

By Bo Rothstein

During this e-book Bo Rothstein seeks to protect the common welfare kingdom opposed to a couple of vital criticisms that it has confronted in recent times. concerns mentioned contain the connection among welfare country and civil society, the privatization of social companies, and altering values inside of society. He explains the nice version between modern welfare states by way of differing ethical and political logics which were set in movement by means of the planned offerings of political associations. The e-book is a crucial contribution either to philosophical and political debates in regards to the way forward for the welfare nation.

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Ethical Issues in Sandplay Therapy Practice and Research by Sana Loue

By Sana Loue

This ebook is a reference for psychological future health execs who make the most of sandplay remedy with their baby and/or grownup consumers. The short contains case stories which are drawn from composite occasions taking place in genuine perform. even supposing many of the moral matters raised and addressed are particular to sandplay remedy, others are generalizable to different modalities of psychological well-being perform. each one bankruptcy attracts on moral ideas of medical perform and examine. The short contains suitable parts ethics codes governing psychological healthiness pros from an array of English-speaking countries―Australia, Canada, the U.K., the united states, and New Zealand―to maximize the relevance of the textual content to sandplay therapists globally, whether or not they are authorized psychologists, marriage and relations therapists, counselors, or social staff.

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The Social Work Dictionary, 6th Edition by Robert L Barker

By Robert L Barker

Do you recognize the definitions of "anamnesis," "eustress," "sarcopenia," "redecision therapy"?

These and millions of different phrases are outlined within the 6th variation of The Social paintings Dictionary.

This new, up to date variation includes:

  • definitions of phrases which are in step with these within the DSM-5 and the International category of Diseases
  • terms utilized by social paintings scientific practitioners, educators, directors, researchers, advocates, and plenty of others
  • names of social welfare businesses, executive courses, and personal foundations that social staff encounter
  • a chronology of vital ancient occasions and pivotal figures within the improvement of social paintings and social welfare

The Social paintings Dictionary is utilized by those that write licensing exam questions and people who behavior license coaching classes. it's the foundational communications instrument in undergraduate and graduate classes in addition to carrying on with schooling programs.

Recognized by way of social paintings educators, researchers, practitioners, scholars, and policymakers as an important advisor to transparent and particular communique within the occupation, this integral reference paintings might be at the bookshelves of all social employees and human prone pros within the usa and abroad.

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Rural Social Work: Building and Sustaining Community by T. Laine Scales

By T. Laine Scales

A considerate textual content integrating strengths, resources, and capacity-building issues with modern matters in rural social paintings practice

Now in its moment version, Rural Social Work is a set of contributed readings from social paintings students, scholars, and practitioners proposing a framework for source development in keeping with the strengths, resources, and capacities of individuals, a device crucial for operating with rural communities.

This consultant considers equipment for social staff to take part within the paintings of maintaining rural groups. every one bankruptcy incorporates a examining integrating the topics of capacity-building and rural social paintings; dialogue questions that facilitate severe pondering round the bankruptcy; and advised actions and assignments.

Rural Social paintings, moment Edition explores:

  • Important perform concerns in rural groups, together with the demanding situations of operating with stigmatized populations equivalent to homosexual, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered humans, the homeless, and other people residing with HIV/AIDS
  • Practice types that carry unique promise for rural social employees, together with evidence-based perform and neighborhood partnership models
  • Newer examine instruments corresponding to asset mapping, social community research, suggestion mapping, and Geographic details platforms (GIS)

Exploring how social employees can combine the super assets that exist in rural groups into their perform, Rural Social paintings, moment Edition presents a high-quality creation to the complicated, difficult, and profitable paintings of establishing and maintaining rural communities.

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Best Practice in Professional Supervision: A Guide for the by Allyson Davys

By Allyson Davys

Best perform in specialist Supervision is an authoritative consultant to being a superb manager, protecting the position, services and inclinations concerned.

The authors give some thought to easy abilities, the practicalities of forming and keeping the supervision courting, and the organisational context and tradition of supervision. The publication bargains functional examples and a version of supervision which pulls jointly rules from grownup studying idea and reflective perform. Viewing supervision as a spot for studying, this consultant considers how supervision can help practitioners to advance expert resilience and deal with the stresses of complicated paintings environments. additionally it is particular chapters on supervision of scientific pupil placements and in baby security settings.

This publication covers a number professions together with social care, nursing, counselling, social paintings and allied future health professions, and is a necessary consultant for all these in those and similar professions venture supervision or supervision training.

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Social Work with Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children by Ravi Kohli

By Ravi Kohli

This illuminating booklet deals a finished evaluate of what's recognized in regards to the resettlement of younger asylum-seekers, answering social paintings practitioners' desire for a fuller realizing of this tough and under-researched zone of labor. Drawing at the author's unique examine, the textual content stories current theoretical frameworks and examine facts, establishes an in depth photo of present resettlement perform, and develops a brand new conceptual framework for social paintings that's delicate to the exact wishes of this susceptible crew.

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Strategies to Approximate Random Sampling and Assignment by Patrick Dattalo

By Patrick Dattalo

Random sampling and random task are thought of by way of many researchers to be the definitive methodological tactics for maximizing exterior and inner validity. besides the fact that, there's a daunting record of criminal, moral, and functional boundaries to imposing random sampling and random task. whereas there are not any effortless how one can conquer those limitations, social employees may still search and make the most of options that reduce sampling and task bias. those methodological and statistical suggestions shape the book's core.

In step by step chapters liberally illustrated with examples utilizing various software program applications, Dattalo publications readers in identifying and enforcing a suitable technique. Readers will achieve self assurance in utilizing such concepts as exemplar sampling, sequential sampling, randomization assessments, a number of imputation, mean-score logistic regression, partial randomization, built comparability teams, instrumental variables tools, and propensity ratings. each one strategy may be cataloged in one of these means as to focus on its underlying assumptions, implementation thoughts, and strengths and weaknesses.

Screen pictures, annotated assets, and a better half web site make this a worthwhile device for college students, academics, and researchers looking a unmarried resource that offers a various set of instruments that may maximize a study's validity while random sampling and random project are neither attainable nor practical.

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Statistics for International Social Work And Other by Serge Lee, Maria Cesaltina da Silveira Nunes Dinis, Lois

By Serge Lee, Maria Cesaltina da Silveira Nunes Dinis, Lois Lowe, Kelly Anders

Statistics for overseas Social paintings And different Behavioral Sciences offers records utilizing simple, available language, making it more straightforward for college kids of all backgrounds -- fairly social paintings pupil undergraduates, graduates and practitioners -- to profit and follow statistical options, instruments, and approaches. The e-book contains robust statistical software program courses, Statistical package deal for the Social Sciences (SPSS) and Microsoft Excel ToolPak, into statistical computations. The direction contents were equipped pedagogically in an order that permits scholars to view the development of ideas and hand calculations at the side of automatic statistical research instruments. additionally, this article is exclusive in that it comprises appendices in particular designed to supply directions on getting ready information for info access, build variable names, and knowledge analysis-using SPSS; current guidance to nonparametric records and put up hoc comparisons; and concentrate on Microsoft Excel ToolPak, that's to be had in such a lot for my part owned desktops and hand-held units similar to capsules and shrewdpermanent telephones. The publication additionally comprises strong teacher and scholar fabrics through a significant other website.

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Social Work And Evidence-based Practice (Research Highlights by David Smith

By David Smith

Evidence-based perform - what it may suggest, the way it will be completed, no matter if it's going to be aspired to - is the topic of a lot debate and argument in social paintings. protecting parts of social paintings perform which are good confirmed and people within which proof is simply starting to develop into on hand, the authors tackle matters comparable to: *What is to count number as facts, and who makes a decision this? *If proper facts is agreed on, how should still or not it's utilized in perform? *How can the object that made the variation be pointed out? *Does luck outcome from the speculation hired by way of the employee, or as the employee is expert, conscientious and potent? *How predictable, managed and orderly can social paintings develop into? Exploring those concerns inside of a number of contexts - from baby abuse and family violence to taken care of childrens and incapacity - the authors show why evidence-based perform is critical, but additionally why it is very important imagine basically and thoroughly approximately its implications for the social paintings career and the clients of social paintings providers. Social paintings and Evidence-Based perform will let practitioners, managers and coverage makers to deepen and coordinate their figuring out of the most important topics in evidence-based perform.

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Loss and Grief: A Guide for Human Services Practitioners by Neil Thompson

By Neil Thompson

This edited quantity explores the big variety of perform events around the human companies during which matters loss and grief usually are vital. It additionally extends understandings of loss and grief past death-related losses, encompassing new advancements within the theoretical literature. Addressing the social and political dimensions of loss and grief in addition to the mental dimensions, this article brings jointly members from various disciplines, specialist history and international locations, together with such popular figures as Dame Cicely Saunders and Robert A.Neimeyer.

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