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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.

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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.

Active Social Work with Children with Disabilities

A comprehensive social worker's guide to working with children with disabilities.

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.

Communication Skills for your Social Work Degree

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.

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Critical Psychiatry

A Biography

 A history of critical psychiatry that also acts as a call for a new approach to mental health services.

Critical Thinking Skills 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 critical thinking, reading and writing.

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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.

 

Critiquing Personality Disorder

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. 

Evidencing CPD

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.

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.

Making sense of theory and its application to social work practice

How to understand social work theory and apply it to social work practice

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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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.

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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Communication Skills for your Social Work Degree

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.

Critical Thinking Skills 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 critical thinking, reading and writing.

Supporting Troubled Young People

A practical guide to helping with mental health problems

An accessible guide for those wanting to help and support children and young people with, or at risk of developing mental health problems.

Relationship-based Social Work with Adults

A guide to relationship-based practice for social work with adults