Category: Social Work

By Roger Lohmann, Nancy Lohmann

ISBN-10: 0231111983

ISBN-13: 9780231111980

ISBN-10: 0231502613

ISBN-13: 9780231502610

By way of making particular linkages either to social paintings perform and to the background of administration concept, overlaying the speedily increasing box of nonprofit reports, and incorporating administration methods from Henri Fayol's ideas to overall caliber administration, this pioneering paintings grounds the perform of social management within the career of social paintings and agency-based perform higher than any textual content almost immediately on hand. The ebook additionally addresses ways that the strategic imaginative and prescient of social directors can be utilized to construct humane and lasting welfare associations, additional social justice, and confront oppression.To accomplish this activity, the authors combination numerous views: social management as administration, as a kind of social paintings perform emphasizing specialist and group management, as determination making stimulated by means of values and ethics and as establishment construction. Divided into an creation, an afterword, and twenty-five topical chapters, Social management discusses problems with government and application management in addition to such environmental matters as group, social organization, and more than a few designated subject matters, together with responsibility, ethics, contracting, and dealing with forums.

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By Bob Lonne, Maria Harries, Brid Featherstone, Mel Gray

ISBN-10: 0415729335

ISBN-13: 9780415729338

ISBN-10: 0415729343

ISBN-13: 9780415729345

Of their day by day perform, social paintings and human prone practitioners usually locate themselves in complicated moral quandaries, attempting to stability the varied competing pursuits of shielding kids from damage and selling kinfolk and group means. This ebook explores the moral matters surrounding baby defense interventions and gives a process-oriented method of moral perform and determination making in baby security and family members welfare perform. Its objective is to organize scholars and early-career execs for roles within the advanced and demanding paintings of kid defense and relatives support.

Beginning with a severe research and appreciation of the various organisational and cultural contexts of latest baby safety and moral decision-making frameworks, the authors define a realistic ‘real-world’ version for reshaping frontline moral perform. relocating clear of a spotlight at the baby except the relations, the authors recognize that kid safeguarding impacts the lives, not only of youngsters, but in addition of oldsters, grandparents and groups. operating Ethically in baby safeguard eschews dominant rational-technical types for relational ones which are price concentrated and concentrate on kin healthiness as a whole.

Rather than a unmarried specialize in assessing hazard and diagnosing deficit, this e-book recognises that our baby safeguard platforms undergo down disproportionately on these from deprived and marginalised groups and argues that what's wanted is actual aid and useful advice for bad and susceptible mom and dad and kids. It makes use of real-world case examples to demonstrate the proper moral and perform ideas, and ways that scholars and practitioners can guidance ethically whilst facing advanced, multi-faceted concerns.

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By Robert L Barker

ISBN-10: 0871012537

ISBN-13: 9780871012531

With approximately 5,000 terms-from "AA" to "Zwingli, Huldreich"--the third variation of The Social paintings Dictionary is a priceless reference paintings for the human prone specialist, from the first-year pupil to the professional specialist. It includes 1,500 new entries, together with many overseas phrases (for instance, hwa-byung) and up-to-date and considerably elevated content material on cultural sensitivity. The Social paintings Dictionary is a hugely acclaimed prepared reference for definitions, firms, options, and values proper to social paintings and the human companies. All definitions have been reviewed by way of a world editorial evaluation board. additionally on hand at the Social paintings Reference Library CD-ROM. particular positive factors *Defines fields of perform comparable to getting older, youngsters and households, scientific, and wellbeing and fitness care. *Contains details correct to behavioral, cognitive, and psychosocial methods. *Describes genograms, ecomaps, PERT charts, and different instruments. *Describes foreign agencies and experiences. *Includes a piece on Milestones within the improvement of Social paintings and Social Welfare and the NASW Code of Ethics.

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By Lynn Davis

ISBN-10: 1843106531

ISBN-13: 9781843106531

"The Social employees advisor to young children and households legislations" is an obtainable, jargon-free advisor to the main components of the legislation that predicament training social staff in young children and households groups in England and Wales. This source for daily perform comprises factors of the elemental ideas of parental accountability and human rights, and the unique provisions of personal and public legislation, together with adoption. The felony concerns raised via peculiar households (such as these in homosexual relationships, of combined background or with youngsters or mom and dad with disabilities) also are coated in the course of the textual content. It comprises bullet lists, checklists and charts for speedy and straightforward reference, in addition to highlighted issues for perform and illustrative case eventualities to place the legislation into context. This consultant may be a useful source for working towards social employees, in addition to trainees, scholars and people learning for post-qualifying awards.

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By Bielefelder Arbeitsgruppe 8

ISBN-10: 3531156551

ISBN-13: 9783531156552

ISBN-10: 3531909606

ISBN-13: 9783531909608

Die Bielefelder Arbeitsgruppe eight hat in den letzten vier Jahrzehnten deutliche Markierungen in der deutschsprachigen wie der internationalen Sozialen Arbeit hinterlassen. Antriebsmotor dieser Entwicklungen conflict und ist Hans-Uwe Otto. In dem vorliegenden Band haben sich dessen Ko-Autorinnen und -Autoren aus Anlass seiner Pensionierung erstmals zu einer Gesamtschau dieser „Bielefelder Forschungsperspektiven“ versammelt.
Diese Forschungsperspektiven sind immer in Gesellschaft entstanden, denn die Bielefelder AG eight ist nur der Koordinationspunkt verschiedenster Netzwerke in den Feldern der Sozialen Arbeit. Die acht zentralen Forschungs- und Themenfelder, die von der Bielefelder AG eight oder unter ihrer Beteiligung in den letzten Jahrzehnten bestellt wurden, gliedern den Band. Der gemeinsame Bezugspunkt aller hier versammelten Beiträge ist aber die Verbindung von Sozialer Arbeit und Gesellschaft. Soziale Arbeit als professionelle Instanz ist nur in ihrem gesellschaftlichen Kontext und damit in explizit gesellschaftspolitischer Positionierung realisierbar – auch in diesem Sinne versteht die Bielefelder AG eight Soziale Arbeit immer „in Gesellschaft“.

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By Professor T.F. Riggar, Mr. R.E. Matkin

ISBN-10: 0585039585

ISBN-13: 9780585039589

ISBN-10: 0809312859

ISBN-13: 9780809312856

A simple consultant for people accountable for constructing and/or working accomplished or really good human provider programs.


Drawing on greater than a decade of lecture room adventure and improvement and incorporating criteria from the fee on Accreditation of Rehabilitation amenities (1985 Edition), Riggar and Matkin have created a administration device that's as useful for human carrier companies because it is for college kids. this is the basic administration wisdom required to set up or deal with every kind of human provider courses and facilities.


The textual content is prepared into 23 sections that describe initiatives starting from con­structing project statements and admis­sion standards to constructing start-up budgets and allocating area for either di­rect and oblique companies. every one part offers definitions and directions, prac­tical examples, workouts, and chosen references. whereas the focal point is at the prac­tices of the non-public not-for-profit quarter, these operating in a profit-oriented environment will locate some of the sections and ex­ercises to be precious aids for constructing, working, and keeping profitable programs.

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By Robert M. Emerson

ISBN-10: 022623780X

ISBN-13: 9780226237800

From roommate disputes to relations arguments, hassle is inevitable in interpersonal relationships. In Everyday Troubles, Robert M. Emerson explores the beginnings and improvement of the conflicts that happen in our relations with the folk we often encounter—family participants, intimate companions, coworkers, and others—and the typical responses to such troubles.
            to check those matters, Emerson attracts on interviews with collage roommates, diaries documenting a variety of inflammation with others, conversations with humans taking care of kinfolk struggling with Alzheimer’s, stories of kin interactions, neighborly disputes, and different own debts. He considers how humans reply to daily issues: in non-confrontational model, through making low-visibility, usually secretive, adjustments within the dating; extra overtly through without delay complaining to the opposite individual; or through regarding a 3rd social gathering, similar to neighbors or relations. He then examines how a few relational problems strengthen towards severe or even violent responses, sometimes resulting in the involvement of out of doors experts just like the police or psychological health and wellbeing specialists.
through calling awareness to the diversity of attainable reactions to conflicts in interpersonal relationships, Emerson additionally reminds us that severe, even felony activities frequently end result while humans fail to discover how you can care for difficulty in average, non-confrontational methods. cutting edge and insightful, Everyday Troubles is an illuminating examine how we care for discord in our relationships.

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By John Harris, Vicky White

ISBN-10: 1853028908

ISBN-13: 9781853028908

Drawing jointly thought and perform, this publication offers guidance for solid perform in community-care paintings. The members describe the making plans and implementation of pioneering projects locally, examine their effectivenss and description their useful implications within the gentle of the present legislative framework. The collaborative action-research initiatives with community-care groups can be utilized as case stories for college students and post-qualifying social employees and as a convention source for more matured pros. They comprise an area rehabilitation scheme constructed together by way of the social and overall healthiness prone, the implementation and improvement of a race-equality process in partnership with ethnic-minority groups, and a scheme for linking person social employees to basic perform clinics. Key strategies corresponding to risk-taking, guardianship and empowerment are tested, and the members spotlight the valuable significance of partnership and participation in community-care perform.

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By Michael Pitchford

ISBN-10: 1847422594

ISBN-13: 9781847422590

ISBN-10: 1847422608

ISBN-13: 9781847422606

"Making area for group improvement" bargains an account of the foremost alterations to the context and perform of group improvement because the Seventies, advised during the stories and insights of a gaggle of hugely skilled practitioners. The ebook, meant for these practising and drawn to training group improvement this day, makes a speciality of dilemmas bobbing up from the shift to partnership operating from a extra confrontational version, and the professionalisation of the sphere. Bringing jointly a wealth of expertise and information from throughout components of play-work and early life via to the surroundings, neighborhood firm, race equality, immigration and housing, the ebook increases key questions for modern debates and present perform.

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