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.
For those undertaking a social work degree within higher education, this book provides study support and skills development for both oral and written communication in the context of social work.
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.
An essential text for all those undertaking a social work degree within higher education, providing study support and skills development for critical thinking, reading and writing.
As a practice educator, do you sometimes encounter difficulties in supporting individual students through placement? This book is a handy companion of innovative practice to help you through those times.
An essential text for all those undertaking a social work degree within higher education, providing study support and skills development for academic writing and referencing.
This book analyses informal caring across a variety of contexts, describing the nature of these relationships and the conditions under which they take place, and discusses the ways professionals can support and empower carers.
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.
A history of critical psychiatry that also acts as a call for a new approach to mental health services.
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.
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.
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 (2019) and for those involved in facilitating the learning, support, assessment and CPD of Practice Educators.