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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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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: Learning from Life

A practice-based perspective on working with people who self-neglect.

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Social Media in Social Work Education

Edited by Joanne Westwood

An up-to-date guide to the effective use of social media in social work education

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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The Social Worker's Guide to the Care Act 2014

This book will help social workers gain a comprehensive understanding of how to achieve best practice in applying the Care Act 2014.

The Social Worker's Guide to the Care Act 2014

New edition of best-selling book which helps social workers gain a comprehensive understanding of how to achieve best practice in applying the Care Act 2014.

The Social Worker’s Guide to Liberty Protection Safeguards

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.

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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.

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.

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.

Understanding Substance Use

Policy and Practice

The book will enable social work professionals to develop a critical understanding of substance use policy, theory and practice which they can use in practice.

Voices within Modern Mental Health

Key Extracts from Modern Mental Health: Critical P

Edited by Steven Walker

Key extracts from Modern Mental Health: : Critical Perspectives on Psychiatric Practice which present a range of ersonal experiences.

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Young Refugees and Asylum Seekers

The Truth about Britain

Paints a graphic picture of the lives of displaced children and young people in the UK and the daily struggles and challenges they face.

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The Social Worker's Guide to the Care Act 2014

New edition of best-selling book which helps social workers gain a comprehensive understanding of how to achieve best practice in applying the Care Act 2014.

The Social Worker’s Guide to Liberty Protection Safeguards

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.