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.
stories of activism by 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.
Our story and stories of others
A personal account of Foster to Adopt drawing on a range of experiences of the highs and lows of adopting babies and small children.
A practitioner's guide
A practical exploration of what’s possible when caring for someone living with dementia, to help them live their best life in a way that makes sense to them.
Developed specifically for the social work degree apprenticeship to guide apprentices through the unique requirements of this new qualifying route.
Perspectives from Covid-19
Showcases the innovative and creative digital interventions which Health and Social Work educators, practitioners and students have used to respond to the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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
A guide to enable social work practice educators to be more creative in the teaching, supervision and assessment of students.
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.
Focuses on using a strength-based approach when working with children and families; based on the belief that there are always strengths in the most challenging of situations.