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Public Health Explored

50 Stories to Change the World

Understanding public health has never been more important

It is in the headlines as never before. Aimed at all interested individuals but particularly students and professionals in nursing, medicine, social work and public health, this book encourages critical debate and reflection for a deep understanding of the complexities of public health. 

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Relationship-based Social Work with Adults

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

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Safeguarding Adults Together under the Care Act 2014

A multi-agency practice guide

An essential adult safeguarding practice multi-agency framework under the Care Act 2014.

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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

Social Work and Covid-19

Lessons for Education and Practice

Edited by Denise Turner

This book captures the unique moment in time created by the Covid 19 pandemic and uses this as a lens to explore contemporary issues for social work education and practice.  

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Anti-Racist Social Worker

stories of activism in social care and allied health professionals

This is the story of an anti-racist campaign staged by social workers and allied health professionals which encourages readers to consider their own possibilities for anti-racist action.

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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.

 

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Working with Family Carers

By Valerie Gant Series edited by Steve J Hothersall

This book analyses informal caring across a variety of contexts, describing the nature of these relationships and the conditions under which they take place, and discusses the ways professionals can support and empower carers.

Working with Family Carers

Writing Analytical Assessments in Social Work

You write something in order that it can be read, not in order that it can be written – write reports that achieve and illuminate.

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Using Digital Video in Initial Teacher Education

A research-based yet highly practical exploration of using digital video within both HEI- and school-based teacher education, suitable for primary and secondary programmes.

Education: The Rock and Roll Years

A northern perspective on a lifetime of learning, teaching and leading

A very personal and funny retrospective from Les Walton on a life in education over the last three-quarters of a century. From learner, to teacher to leader and government adviser, he takes us on his journey, delivering key messages for all those involved in education.

Psychopharmacology

A mental health professional’s guide to commonly used medications

An updated and revised edition of this accessible best-selling text suitable for all trainee and registered health professionals who require knowledge and understanding of drugs used in the treatment of mental health conditions for prescribing or administering purposes.

Critical Approaches to Online Learning

An essential read for all those involved in teaching and learning in higher education with the pivot to fully online - made urgent by Covid-19 - but also drawing on best practice to rethink the role of digital more broadly in the social practices of university learning and teaching. 

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Transition into Higher Education

An essential and concise read for all those involved in teaching and learning in higher education, looking at best practice to support student transition to university.

Police Procedure and Evidence in the Criminal Justice System

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. 

Learning Disability Nursing

Developing Professional Practice

Written by experts in the field, a must-have book for all undergraduate nurses, exploring all aspects of professional development in learning disability nursing from the foundations to advanced practice.

Social Work Law

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.