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.
Essential reading for all those undertaking a social work degree within higher education, providing study support, skills and strategies to ensure success.
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.
How to understand social work theory and apply it to social work practice
Witchcraft labelling and child safeguarding in social work practice
A useful resource for people seeking to understand witchcraft branding as a contemporary form of child abuse.
This book will help social workers gain a comprehensive understanding of how to achieve best practice in applying the Care Act 2014.
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.
The Essential Toolkit for NQSWs
Positive Social Work will support and help you as a NQSW to understand your role within the context of a developing Social Work service. It will ensure that you are equipped with the knowledge and skills to do the job as best you can.
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.
Achieving Professional Standards
An invaluable guide for Practice Educators and Practice Supervisors undertaking learning and assessment to gain and maintain Stage 1 or 2 status under the Practice Educator Professional Standards for Social Work (2013) and for those involved in facilitating the learning, support, assessment and CPD of Practice Educators.
A comprehensive social worker's guide to working with children with disabilities.
A Social Work Perspective
The book examines the experiences of people with mental health problems across all stages of the Criminal Justice System.
A guide to enable social work practice educators to be more creative in the teaching, supervision and assessment of students.
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