Crisis Intervention Handbook: Assessment, Treatment, and by Kenneth Yeager, Albert Roberts

By Kenneth Yeager, Albert Roberts

Due to the starting to be volume of acute predicament occasions portrayed within the media that impression the lives of most people, curiosity in quandary intervention, reaction groups, administration, and stabilization has grown enormously long ago decade. notwithstanding, there exists little to no literature designed to provide well timed and complete aid for predicament intervention groups. it is a thorough revision of the 1st entire and authoritative guide that prepares the trouble counselor for quick evaluate and well timed trouble intervention within the twenty first century. multiplied and completely up-to-date, the obstacle Intervention guide: review, remedy, and study, 3rd version specializes in predicament intervention companies for folks who're sufferers of typical mess ups, school-based and home-based violence, violent crimes, and private or relations crises. It applies a unifying version of trouble intervention, making it acceptable for front-line drawback workers-clinical psychologists, social staff, psychiatric-mental well-being nurses, and graduate scholars who want to know the most recent steps and strategies for intervening successfully with people in acute situation.

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Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families: by Michael J. Holosko

By Michael J. Holosko

A lifespan technique providing evidence-informed interventions for operating with members and families

Social paintings perform with participants and Families covers evaluate of and intervention with teenagers, kids, adults, the aged, and households. It deals an array of pedagogical positive factors inside of every one bankruptcy, in addition to on-line assets and assessment questions on the end of every bankruptcy to aid consultant severe considering topics.

Reflecting the present nation of evidence-informed social paintings perform, each one chapter's members emphasize the incorporation of wider types of systematically amassed info corresponding to case stories, top or promising practices, and consumer-focused information. analyzing this e-book won't merely provide readers the instruments to paintings successfully with members and households, but additionally advance their abilities in facts expert practice.

Comprehensive and insightful, Social paintings perform with members and Families is a pupil- and practitioner-friendly textual content picking out the simplest review instruments and techniques to be had for social staff to effectively serve members and households dealing with a wide variety of challenges.

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Social Work, Health and Equality by Eileen McLeod and Paul Bywaters

By Eileen McLeod and Paul Bywaters

What impression can social paintings make on inequalities in health and wellbeing? Social paintings, well-being and Equality opens up a brand new course within the perform and idea of social paintings. Focussing at the profound human pain which arises from social inequalities in future health, it: * exhibits how social paintings could make an important contribution to making extra equivalent stories of well-being and sickness * describes the main shifts in conceptualisation, perform and employer essential to result in swap. The authors discover those questions when it comes to 4 key facets of overall healthiness; future health upkeep, sickness at domestic, hospitalisation, and dealing with demise. Grounding the textual content in daily lived adventure, they exhibit how social paintings needs to switch its discourse and its perform whether it is to reply successfully to the demanding situations of its new position in tackling wellbeing and fitness concerns.

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Protecting Children in the Age of Outrage: A New Perspective by Radha Jagannathan

By Radha Jagannathan

This e-book proposes what, to many execs within the baby welfare box, will seem a appreciably various reason behind our society's judgements to guard young ones from damage and for the numerous drop in substantiated baby abuse numbers. on the middle of this conceptual and analytic strategy is the rivalry that social outrage emanating from awful and infrequently sensationalized situations of kid maltreatment performs an incredible position in CPS choice making and in baby results. The ebb and move of shock, we think, invokes 3 degrees of reaction which are in step with styles of the variety of baby maltreatment stories made to public baby welfare enterprises, the variety of instances screened-in via those CPS organizations, the proportions of alleged circumstances substantiated as circumstances of genuine baby abuse or overlook, and the numbers of youngsters positioned outdoor their houses. on the group point, outrage produces amplified surveillance and a posture of "zero-tolerance" whereas baby safety employees, in flip, perform their tasks lower than a fog of "infinite jeopardy." With outrage as a driver, baby protecting providers businesses are compelled into alterations which are disjointed and hugely episodic; adjustments which persist with a path pointed out within the usual sciences as abrupt equilibrium alterations. via such manifestations as baby security laws, institutional reform litigation of nation baby protecting companies firms, big retooling of the CPS staff, the increase of neighborhood surveillance teams and ethical marketers, and the exploitation of fatality information by way of media and politicians we discover proof of shock at paintings and its energy to alter social attitudes, employee judgements and organizational tradition. during this publication, Jungian psychology intersects with the punctuated equilibrium concept to supply a compelling reason for the selections made by way of public CPS corporations to guard kids.

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Handbook for Practice Learning in Social Work and Social by Joyce Lishman

By Joyce Lishman

This considerably revised, accelerated and up to date variation of the preferred "Handbook of idea for perform lecturers" is a accomplished precis of the idea, wisdom, examine and facts in relation to perform studying in social care. Focussing on knowledge-based perform with a spotlight on enhancing results, the 5 sections of the publication conceal: the explanations and situations within which humans might turn into social paintings carrier clients; a holistic attention of evaluate mostly and particular contexts, together with threat overview and administration; equipment of intervention, together with cognitive behavioural social paintings, job focused perform, advocacy, situation intervention, kin remedy and workforce care; the felony, coverage, learn and facts context during which evaluation and intervention take place, in addition to interdisciplinary paintings and organisational features of social paintings perform; and reflective perform, review and facts dependent perform as necessary components of social staff' engagement with the complicated wishes of people outdoor the present parameters of coverage or study findings. This key textual content is key studying for college kids, practitioners and academics in social paintings.

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Living with Mental Disorder: Insights from Qualitative by Jacqueline Corcoran

By Jacqueline Corcoran

This evidence-based textual content places a human face on psychological problems, illuminating the lived event of individuals with psychological wellbeing and fitness problems and their caregivers. Systematically reviewing the qualitative examine carried out on residing with a psychological sickness, this article coalesces a wide physique of information and facilities on these problems that experience enough qualitative learn to synthesize, together with attention-deficit/hyperactivity sickness, autism, highbrow disabilities, temper problems, schizophrenia and dementia. 

Supported by means of a number of costs, the textual content explores the point of view of these soreness with a psychological affliction and their caregivers, researching their adventure of burden, their figuring out of and the that means they offer to their sickness, the strengths and coping they've got used to regulate, in addition to their interactions with the formal remedy approach and using medication.

This ebook might be of colossal price to scholars, practitioners, and lecturers that help, research, and deal with humans in psychological misery and their households.

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Partnerships in Social Care: A Handbook for Developing by Keith Fletcher

By Keith Fletcher

"Partnerships in Social Care" is a realistic guide for execs engaged in making plans strategic partnerships in health and wellbeing, social care and schooling prone. the writer proposes that carrier services ponder 5 key questions whilst developing new partnerships: is that this partnership important? what's its function? who's concerned? the place will it functionality? How will it paintings? Fletcher discusses the typical difficulties of establishing winning partnerships - reminiscent of conflicts of curiosity and allocation of investment and assets - and gives assistance and sensible tips about facing them. Designed as a short reference, the publication permits readers to discover suggestion appropriate to their specific state of affairs or achieve an summary of the subjects explored. This obtainable and concise expert instruction manual is extremely steered for practitioners, managers and politicians, in addition to all pros operating in, or contemplating operating in partnerships in future health, social care, housing, kid's companies, schooling, group improvement, justice and native prone.

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The family at risk: issues and trends in family preservation by Marianne Berry

By Marianne Berry

The kinfolk in danger bargains a complete evaluate and overview of the relatives upkeep circulate, a comparatively new and hugely arguable type of provider supply to households at impending chance of kid removing. Mandated through federal laws and hotly debated through politicians, practitioners, and public electorate, relatives upkeep courses supply versatile, labor-intensive, home-based providers that let households to stay intact whereas addressing concerns that threaten their security and survival. Marianne Berry examines such courses, that have proliferated in the course of the usa, and speculates at the way forward for this emotionally charged element of social paintings coverage and perform. Berry measures the final effectiveness of a number of kin upkeep types at present in use during the usa; defines many quite often misused phrases, together with "imminent chance" and "reasonable efforts;" and illustrates how ideas of kinfolk maintenance courses are usually at odds with the philosophy and constraints of bigger public baby welfare and baby protecting providers platforms.

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Direct Work with Family Groups: Simple, Fun Ideas to Aid by Audrey Tait

By Audrey Tait

Direct paintings with relations Groups is filled with nice principles to help engagement, overview and allow confident switch via direct paintings with family members teams.

Working with households could be a tough adventure. This booklet appears on the own abilities had to have interaction households, either at domestic and in the neighborhood. It presents assistance on tips to verify and deal with the desires of person relations, when additionally being conscious of strength possibility elements. With effortless to take advantage of actions and assets, this e-book will motivate you to contemplate artistic new how you can plan and perform your paintings.

Based on attempted and verified options, this can be a must-have for social staff and social paintings scholars, in addition to baby safety employees, therapists, counsellors and baby and kin centre employees. it's the ideal supplement to Direct paintings with weak little ones, also through a similar authors.

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