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  • Social Work Practice with Older People

    A Positive Person-Centred Approach

    by Rory Lynch ...
    Older people are the biggest service user group for social workers and an increasing proportion of the population. In this refreshingly positive and practical textbook, Rory Lynch draws on years of practice and teaching experience to show how to achieve best social work practice with older adults. He takes a person-centred approach, which fosters respect by valuing the fact that elderly people ... Read more

    $35.09 USD

  • Social Work Practice with Older People

    A Positive Person-Centred Approach

    by Rory Lynch ...
    Older people are the biggest service user group for social workers and an increasing proportion of the population. In this refreshingly positive and practical textbook, Rory Lynch draws on years of practice and teaching experience to show how to achieve best social work practice with older adults. He takes a person-centred approach, which fosters respect by valuing the fact that elderly people ... Read more

    $35.09 USD

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  • Key Concepts and Theory in Social Work

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  • Need, Risk and Protection in Social Work Practice

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    This fourth edition is inspiring reading for prospective, trainee and new teachers, tutors and mentors, working with young people. ... Read more

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  • Psychology for Inclusive Education

    New Directions in Theory and Practice

    What can psychology offer inclusive education? Traditionally, special education has looked to psychology for many of its theoretical resources and practical strategies. While those seeking to promote more inclusive education have tended to see psychology and psychologists as part of the problem by providing a rationale for segregation. However, in practice many psychologists today are developing ... Read more

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  • Partnerships for Inclusive Education

    A Critical Approach to Collaborative Working

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    Shortlisted for the NASEN/TES 2007 Book AwardIncreased partnership between professionals, particularly through the integration of services, indicates a major opportunity for child and parent participation, but one that seems in danger of being side-stepped. Drawing on substantial research evidence, this book looks at reasons for this situation; what is happening now, what developments and ... Read more

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    Developing Social Models to Understand and Work with Mental Distress

    Social Perspectives in Mental Health offers new practice frameworks that help to make sense of people's mental distress and recovery in relation to their social experience. This interdisciplinary volume promotes a holistic approach to mental health practice, with an emphasis on recovery and empowerment, and on building on the experiences of service users. The contributors explore the impact of ... Read more

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  • Social Work with Children and Families

    Developing Advanced Practice

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