Download Sociology and Social Work by Jo Cunningham PDF

By Jo Cunningham

Sociological views and their software to social paintings are an inherent a part of the QAA benchmark statements within the social paintings measure. additionally, graduates needs to know how sociological views can be utilized to dissect societal and structural affects on human behaviour at person, workforce and group degrees. This fully-revised moment version contains a new bankruptcy on social type and welfare and is mapped to the hot expert features Framework for Social paintings.

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Download Bibliometrics in Social Work by Gary Holden, Gary Rosenberg, Kathleen Barker PDF

By Gary Holden, Gary Rosenberg, Kathleen Barker

Bibliometrics in Social paintings examiness the cross-disciplinary box of bibliometrics, together with the a number of options and purposes which have been defined within the scholarly literature. relocating past this common assessment, the authors research functions of bibliometrics in social paintings. next chapters aspect how the process can be utilized to illustrate the eventual effect at the box of courses in chosen journals. those analyses are performed utilizing the bibliometric method often called quotation research. The authors then movement directly to current what is going to be a arguable idea to a few within the box: utilizing bibliometrics suggestions in making educational team of workers judgements. The authors suggest that hiring, retention, tenure and merchandising judgements might be made extra uniform and reasonable by utilizing quotation research. a sequence of specialists in bibliometric analyses then severely reply to those preliminary chapters. The authors finish through weaving their responses to those commentators with new scholarship on bibliometrics that has lately seemed.

This distinct ebook is a helpful relief for social paintings students. Drawing on wide interdisciplinary streams of scholarship from around the globe, the gathering illuminates a box that isn't renowned to social employees. whereas carefully advocating for a few functions of the procedure, the authors stability this place through providing a complete precis of the criticisms of the strategy and via the inclusion of a sequence of severe commentaries via the top specialists on those concerns within the box of social paintings. Bibliometrics in Social paintings either summarizes what we all know and pushes the sphere to contemplate how social paintings pros can use this method of enhance our scholarship and the review of students.

Bibliometrics in Social paintings addreses:

  • theoretical and methodological issuess
  • execs and cons from the view of various bibliometric scholars
  • bibliometrics outdoor of social work
  • purposes inside social paintings formerly said within the literature
  • estimates which have been suggested within the literature of ways a lot social employees put up and what sort of impression these guides have had
  • how quotation research can be utilized to analyzed a variety of guides in one magazine and their next impact
  • how quotation research could be used to enhance educational employment decisions
  • matters concerning self-citation and a number of authorship
  • dimension matters in bibliometrics (e.g., age changes; focus citedness, and uncitedness; the fee Index; lag occasions; endurance; synchronous and diachronous self-citations; the a number of writer Qualifier)

Bibliometrics in Social paintings seriously examines those equipment and their functions in social paintings. The e-book can be an enlightening learn for social paintings students and people educational directors concerned with the assessment of social paintings students, in addition to educational librarians that aid social paintings courses.

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Download Social Working by Pam Carter, Tony Jeffs, Mark K. Smith PDF

By Pam Carter, Tony Jeffs, Mark K. Smith

Social Working offers a framework for wondering the day-by-day (and no longer so day-by-day) reports of being a social employee. every one bankruptcy of the e-book specializes in a key procedure together with establishing the day-by-day around; maintaining files; policing consumers, counselling; instructing; advising and advocating; residing along; supervision of employees and teamworking.

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Download Psychotherapy with Women: Exploring Diverse Contexts and by Marsha Pravder Mirkin PhD, Karen L. Suyemoto PhD, Barbara F. PDF

By Marsha Pravder Mirkin PhD, Karen L. Suyemoto PhD, Barbara F. Okun PhD

The modern successor to Marsha Pravder Mirkin's acclaimed girls in Context, this eminently sensible medical source and textual content presents insights and interventions that experience emerged out of many years of labor at the psychology of girls. All-new chapters from prime practitioners advisor therapists to appreciate how gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, classification, immigration prestige, faith, and different elements form the studies and identities of various girls, and the way to interfere successfully within the a number of contexts of consumers' lives. packed with brilliant case fabric, the quantity is uniquely based to deal with family members and dating concerns; paintings matters and occupation improvement; and healthiness, spirituality, and self-care.

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Download Mental Health Services: A Public Health Perspective by Bruce Lubotsky Levin MD, Bruce Lubotsky MD Levin, Kevin D. PDF

By Bruce Lubotsky Levin MD, Bruce Lubotsky MD Levin, Kevin D. Hennessy, John JD, LLM Petrila

This revised and increased 3rd version textual content makes use of a public future health framework and the newest epidemiological, therapy, and repair structures learn to advertise a finished realizing of the association, financing, and supply of psychological health and wellbeing and substance abuse providers within the usa. Written by means of nationwide specialists within the box, this well timed paintings will offer policymakers, directors, clinicians, and public healthiness and behavioral wellbeing and fitness graduate scholars with the information base had to deal with and remodel psychological health and wellbeing provider platforms, either nationally and in the neighborhood. The ebook is exclusive in delivering a public healthiness framework of the main major matters dealing with psychological overall healthiness coverage makers, directors, planners, and practitioners. It combines concerns (e.g., assessment; legislations; ethnicity) that reach throughout assorted age teams, remedy settings, and problems, with matters which are inhabitants and disease particular. The booklet of this publication is well timed for these concerned with the controversy over nationwide wellbeing and fitness care reform laws, and offers vital and well timed info (on populations at-risk for psychological problems, companies, and platforms concerns) for these liable for imposing regulations and courses because of this reform attempt.

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Download Healing and Change in the City of Gold: Case Studies of PDF

This quantity collects case stories at the lives of individuals residing in post-apartheid Johannesburg, South Africa. In doing so, it considers how humans deal with, reply to, narrate and/or silence their reports of earlier and current violence, a number of insecurities and precarity in contexts the place those reviews tackle a daily non-stop personality. Taking heavily how context shapes the that means of violence, the sorts of reaction, and the implications thereof, the contributing bankruptcy authors use participatory and ethnographic concepts to appreciate people’s daily responses to the violence and lack of confidence they face in modern Johannesburg. each one case research records an instance of a method of coping and therapeutic and displays on how this process shapes the speculation and perform of violence prevention and reaction. The case reports hide a variety of teams of individuals in Johannesburg together with migrants, refugees, homeless humans, intercourse staff and previous squaddies from around the African continent. learn jointly, the case reviews provide us new insights into what it capacity for those citizens to hunt help, to manage and to heal demanding the bounds of what psychologists ordinarily ponder aid mechanisms or interventions for these in misery. They enhance a concept of therapeutic that sees it as a strategy and an final result that's rooted within the world-view of these who stay within the urban. along the people’s feel of lack of confidence is an both powerful feel of optimism, care and a striving for swap. it truly is possibly now not astounding, then, that this publication offers very centrally with topics of the fight for development, mobility (geographic, fabric and spiritual), and a feeling of hazard and alter linked to Johannesburg. finally, the quantity argues that coping and therapeutic is either a collective and person success in addition to an financial, mental and fabric phenomenon. total this quantity demanding situations the proposal that folks can and will search help essentially from specialist, medicalized mental providers and really demonstrates how the actual aid wanted is formed by way of an figuring out of the reason for precarity.

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Download Family Day Care: International Perspectives on Policy, by June Statham, Ann Mooney, Sue Owen PDF

By June Statham, Ann Mooney, Sue Owen

Bringing jointly thought, study and information from perform, this topical booklet offers informative views on relations day care. The foreign participants learn the coverage and association of day care, displaying how child-minding networks have built in differing fiscal and social climates.

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Download Mythen und Realitäten des Anders-Seins: Gesellschaftliche by Eckhard Rohrmann PDF

By Eckhard Rohrmann

Menschen, die ihren Zeitgenossen anders erscheinen, müssen deshalb nicht auch anders sein. Ebenso wenig wie Menschen, die in der frühen Neuzeit für besessen, Narren, Hexen oder Wechselbälger gehalten wurden, das tatsächlich waren, kann davon ausgegangen werden, dass Menschen, die uns heute als Behinderte oder psychisch Kranke erscheinen, dies in ontologischem Sinne sind. Der Hexenmythos ist weitgehend entzaubert, die thomistische Dämonologie als Leitparadigma durch den kartesianischen Mechanismus abgelöst worden. Doch auch unser heutiges Verständnis von Behinderung und psychischer Krankheit ist sozial konstruiert.

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Download Managing Social Service Staff for Excellence: Five Keys to by Nancy Summers PDF

By Nancy Summers

An crucial advisor for these charged with supervision of nonclinical staffin courses, corporations, and devices inside of social provider organizations

''As a person who has labored in social provider organisations, consulted with countless numbers of them, and who teaches social carrier execs, Ms. Summers understands the problems confronted by means of organisations firsthand. From this adventure she has compiled a considerate and well-organized textual content that identifies the rules of powerful supervision.''
Samuel Knapp, EdD Director Affairs, Pennsylvania mental Association

From the Foreword

The care of sufferers and consumers of social carrier enterprises is more and more being played by means of paraprofessionals or pros with little event. whereas there are numerous books written approximately giving caliber medical supervision, there's little or no on supervising the least skilled frontline nonclinical and medical employees to educate and advertise confident and potent interplay with consumers, and supply employees help and coaching that elevates caliber care, improves task pride, and minimizes employees turnover.

Based on writer Nancy Summers' a long time of operating with bothered social carrier corporations, Managing Social carrier employees for Excellence: 5 Keys to extraordinary Supervision fills this want and provides a variety of rules for securing the easiest take care of these served by way of social provider agencies.

Common difficulties confronted by way of corporations are tested in regards to worker habit and well being, together with employees teamwork, the way to construct fit staff/client relationships, and the id and prevention of regimen disrespect of consumers and their wishes. Diagnostic suggestions are provided for opting for those difficulties, in addition to treatments and prevention courses that may be installed position with out nice expense.

Filled with interviews and diverse case examples, Managing Social carrier employees for Excellence deals a step by step strategy for: developing solid preventive measures to counteract destructive practices that may ensue; constructing powerful dedication and exuberance; and getting again on course after unlucky incidents have taken position

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