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Academic Writing and Referencing for your Social Work Degree

An essential text for all those undertaking a social work degree within higher education, providing study support and skills development for academic writing and referencing.

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Anti-racism in Social Work practice

This book re-visits anti-racism within social work practice and education from a student focused and informed perspective based on lived experience and conversations, offering practical model and tools for students and lecturers that are tried and tested.

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Innovations in Practice Learning

Edited by Sue Taplin

As a practice educator, do you sometimes encounter difficulties in supporting individual students through placement? This book is a handy companion of innovative practice to help you through those times.

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Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System

A Social Work Perspective

The book examines the experiences of people with mental health problems across all stages of the Criminal Justice System. 

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Observing Children and Families

Beyond the Surface

This book explains the unique insights that child observation can bring to practice with children and families and helps the reader develop their own skills in this approach.

 

Observing Children & Families Sample Chapter

Personal Safety for Social Workers and Health Professionals

Social workers and health professionals are often placed in situations where they are verbally or physically threatened by service users and others. This book will help them recognise potential risk in situations, when to avoid involvement, and how best to manage the risks. 

Personal Safety for Social Workers sample chapter

Positive Social Work

The Essential Toolkit for NQSWs

Positive Social Work will support and help you as a NQSW to understand your role within the context of a developing Social Work service. It will ensure that you are equipped with the knowledge and skills to do the job as best you can.

Positive_Social_Work_Toolkit.pdf

Psychosocial and Relationship-based Practice

This book offers a critical multidisciplinary analysis of case studies of social work interventions from a psychosocial and relationship-based perspective.

Psychosocial_sample.pdf

Self-neglect

A Practical Approach to Risks and Strengths Assessment

A practical intervention framework and guide in Risks & Strengths Assessment in self-neglect for support staff who are working with adults who self-neglect or may be at risk of self-neglecting in the future.

Self-neglect

Starting Social Work

Reflections of a Newly Qualified Social Worker

A Newly Qualified Social Worker’s experience, reflections and gentle advice on the training process and early years of a Social Work career.

Starting_Social_Work_sample.pdf

Studying for your Social Work Degree

Essential reading for all those undertaking a social work degree within higher education, providing study support, skills and strategies to ensure success.

Studying_for_SW.pdf

The Critical Years

Early Years Development from Conception to 5

A book that brings up to date theory and understanding of child development in the early years into the workplace.

 

The Critical Years Sample Chapter
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Communication Skills for your Nursing Degree

For those undertaking a nursing degree within higher education, this book provides study support and skills development for both oral and written communication in the context of nursing and healthcare in HE.

Using Lesson Observation to Improve Learning

Practical Strategies for FE and Post-16 Tutors

Practical strategies for post-16 tutors to improve teaching and learning in the key areas identified in lesson observations.

Learning Technology

A Handbook for FE Teachers and Assessors

An accessible, practical and up to date book targeted at FE and post-16 teachers, whatever their academic or vocational specialism. The book provides the knowledge and skills required to source learning technology tools, objects and content and to convert traditional learning and teaching resources into engaging and interactive online material.

Effective Personal Tutoring in Higher Education

An essential text for all academics within higher education (HE) who have a personal tutoring role.

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What Every Parent Should Know About Education

How knowing the evidence can help your child succeed

A walk through all the most important issues in education, comparing commonly-held beliefs with simple summaries of the evidence, providing you with clear, jargon-free information. 

Classroom Talk

Series edited by Val Poultney By Rupert Knight

Written for teachers, this concise guide takes an evidence-based approach to oracy / classroom talk with practical advice on how to engage with and evaluate the ideas explored.

Professional Learning Communities and Teacher Enquiry

Series edited by Val Poultney Edited by Alison Fox

Written for teachers, this concise guide takes an evidence-based approach to professional learning communities and teacher enquiry, with practical advice on how to engage with and evaluate various models.

Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Assessment

Edited by Emma Hollis By Alys Finch

An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read on assessment for early career teachers, linked to the new ECF.