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.
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.
The Role of Social Workers in Disasters
This book shines a light on the personal stories of people with lived experiences and the important and valuable role that social workers have played in disaster response.
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.
Beyond the Surface
This book explains the unique insights that child observation can bring to practice with children and families and helps the reader develop their own skills in this approach.
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.
A series of case studies, inspired by the author’s real-life experience, exploring ethical and practical dilemmas occurring in health and social care practice with people living with dementia in a variety of settings from care homes to intermediate healthcare settings.
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A Self-care Handbook
Through a range of self-care activities, this book will help you to look after yourself so that you are fit to face the demands of your profession.
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A multi-agency practice guide
An essential adult safeguarding practice multi-agency framework under the Care Act 2014.
Living your best social work life
This book enables the reader to adopt a mindful social work approach for care of self and the effective support of others within a social work professional framework.
Principal Social Workers, from both adults' and children's services, talk about key areas of their practice.
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A collection of (fictitious) stories told from the residential child care worker role to help demonstrate how they work with dilemmas, weigh up options and make decisions in the moment.