How do you become an outstanding social worker?
Becoming an effective social worker involves developing an identity and an excellent understanding of both theory and practice. Our books discuss theory in context, include case studies and encourage discussion to help you achieve.
In this section, we have the books to make you an outstanding social work practitioner.
How to understand social work theory and apply it to social work practice
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.
A Self-care Handbook
Through a range of self-care activities, this book will help you to look after yourself so that you are fit to face the demands of your profession.
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A Guide to Building your Social Work Portfolio
This book offers a simple, constructive and fully referenced guide to planning and reflecting on career development in social work, using a portfolio-based approach.
A Social Perspective
Through its exploration of service user and MHSWs’ perspectives the book offers a social perspective on personality disorder and suggests ways of working to empower the person’s response to traumatic experience.
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.
An essential text for all those undertaking a social work degree within higher education, providing study support and skills development for critical thinking, reading and writing.
For those undertaking a social work degree within higher education, this book provides study support and skills development for both oral and written communication in the context of social work.
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.
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.
This book enables social workers to critically engage with LPS, and to become more confident and legally literate in protecting the human rights of the people they work with.