Critical Publishing helps people in vocational professions including education, policing, health and social work become the best students and professionals they can be.
After working in publishing for many years, Di Page and Julia Morris founded Critical Publishing in 2012. Since then the business has gone from strength to strength, including winning the IPG Nick Robinson Newcomer Award in 2014.
We produce print and digital learning resources for a range of subject areas that we believe offer a truly critical approach (in all the best senses) that helps our readers think and encourages them to analyse, evaluate, question and challenge. So our community of readers achieve better skills, increased awareness and greater success in their chosen professional paths. We’ve now published over 170 titles and have exciting plans for the future ...
We are committed to publishing in vocational areas to support the key professions which hold our society together. Education, social work, the NHS, policing – these are all high-stress professions subject to political whims and frequent changes in policy and legislation, thus requiring up to date and informed publications. Our titles support people throughout their career journey from trainee / undergraduate through to leadership positions. Many of our publications also have a particular focus on supporting mental health.
We also take pride in the relationships we develop with our authors and customers. We are always available, respond rapidly, make quick decisions, and offer a high level of interaction whether that is supporting an author from proposal stage through to finished books or fulfilling orders.
We are always pleased to hear from you. You can contact us by email or post at the address below:
3 Connaught Road, St Albans Herts AL3 5RX
07791 607373 | firstname.lastname@example.org
An essential text on research and evidence-based policing relevant to all pre-join policing qualifications and matched to the national policing curriculum. Suitable for all trainee and student police officers as well as those on criminology courses.
Perspectives from Covid-19
Showcases the innovative and creative digital interventions which Health and Social Work educators, practitioners and students have used to respond to the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Applying the Law in Practice
An easy to navigate introduction to the law relevant to social work and how it can be applied in practice. Contemporary, creative and student-focused, this is a must-have textbook for qualifying undergraduates, Social Work degree apprentices, and newly qualified social workers.
From Theory to Practice
This is an accessible guide to placements provides a framework for students across the caring professions to understand the theory behind successful practice and the critical skills needed to apply it
From Fundamentals to Specialist Skills
This new edition of a successful and well-established textbook has been reworked and updated to meet the needs of today’s student and practitioner, ensuring that they are fully prepared to meet the needs of diverse service user groups and demonstrate how they are meeting professional standards.
An essential text on police procedures and dealing with evidence matched to the requirements of the new pre-join policing qualifications and the national policing curriculum. Suitable for all trainee and student police officers as well as those on criminology courses.
An essential text on intelligence-led policing policing relevant to all pre-join policing qualifications and matched to the national policing curriculum. Suitable for all trainee and student police officers as well as those on criminology courses.