Social welfare & social services

    Carers Perceived

    By Julia Twigg

    Paperback Save £8.34 = £18.65

    Explores the reality of how service providers like doctors, social workers and community nurses respond to carers. This book presents a study of the relationship between carers and service providers.

    Assessing Needs and Planning Care in Social Work

    By Brian J. Taylor

    Paperback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    Focuses on the development of the skills required at each stage of the social work process; assessment, care planning implementation and evaluation. Throughout, a balance is maintained between the focus on client involvement, and the role of the social worker in an agency.

    Reconstruction of Family Policy

    Hardback Save £5.44 = £73.56

    In recent years, the appropriate role of government in society has been subjected to a sweeping re-evaluation throughout the world. The essays which make up this volume examine a variety of aspects of this topic as it applies to family policy in the United States.

    Hypnotherapy: A Handbook

    By Michael Heap

    Paperback Save £21.53 = £38.45

    This handbook is intended for those professionals who are concerned with the management and treatment of medical and psychological disorders and the counselling of people with behavioural and emotional problems, and who wish to learn more about the application of hypnosis to their work.

    Putting Difference to Work

    By Steve De Shazer

    Paperback Save £3.14 = £10.85

    Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism

    By Gosta Esping-Andersen

    Paperback Save £0.24 = £17.75

    1. Esping-Andersen is a leading authority on the welfare state.2. Offers a completely new theoretical framework for understanding the contemporary welfare state and employment structures.3. Offers a new methodology for the comparative analysis of state and social stratification.4.

    An Introduction to Social Work Theory

    By David Howe

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £18.45

    Offers a framework to help social workers develop an understanding of the theories which inescapably underpin their thoughts and actions. This book covers a range of theoretical approaches, demonstrating through examples that different theories necessarily lead to very different practices.

    Codependent No More

    By Melody Beattie

    Paperback Save £3.34 = £11.16

    Containing real-life examples, personal reflections, exercises and self-tests, this work recalls the history of "Codependent No More", and points the way for how to take care of yourself, and what to do to start feeling better.

    Confidentiality in Social Work

    By Joseph T. Alves

    Hardback Save £4.04 = £60.96

    This work examines the principle of confidentiality in social work from three points of view: social work theory and practice, principles of natural moral law or moral philosophy, and prescriptions of civil law and legal philosophy.

    The Origins of the Liberal Welfare Reforms 1906-1914

    Paperback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    This study examines the different approaches of social scientists and historians to the origins of social welfare legislation between 1906 and 1914.

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