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.
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.
This book offers a critical multidisciplinary analysis of case studies of social work interventions from a psychosocial and relationship-based perspective.
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.
A guide to relationship-based practice for social work with adults
A multi-agency practice guide
An essential adult safeguarding practice multi-agency framework under the Care Act 2014.
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.
A practice-based perspective on working with people who self-neglect.
Critical and practical considerations
This exciting book challenges the dominant approaches to children and young people’s mental health, and provides straightforward practical strategies that can be used to address emotional upset, loss, and aid recovery.
The lived experience
This book places the expertise of people with lived experiences front and centre of the narrative on social exclusion, marginalisation and social stigma in the UK.
An up-to-date guide to the effective use of social media in social work education
Lessons for Education and Practice
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.
Developed specifically for the social work degree apprenticeship to guide apprentices through the unique requirements of this new qualifying route.
Explains and promotes the fundamentals of values, ethics and rights for anyone involved in social work or health and social care.
Restorative and Strength-based Approaches
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.