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.
Making Sense of Social Problems and the Policy Process
This book is an essential introduction and guide for a critical engagement with social problems. In short, What's your (social) problem and what are you going to do about it?
Essential reading for all those undertaking a social work degree within higher education, providing study support, skills and strategies to ensure success.
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.
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.
A multi-agency practice guide
An essential adult safeguarding practice multi-agency framework under the Care Act 2014.
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.
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.
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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Witchcraft labelling and child safeguarding in social work practice
A useful resource for people seeking to understand witchcraft branding as a contemporary form of child abuse.
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.
A practical guide to the SEND CoP for trainees, teachers and other health and social care professionals working with children and young people who present with special educational needs or disability.
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.