Promoting Positive Parenting: An Attachment-Based by Femmie Juffer, Marian J. Bakermans-Kranenburg, Marinus H.

By Femmie Juffer, Marian J. Bakermans-Kranenburg, Marinus H. van Ijzendoorn

This booklet illuminates the winning implementations of 1 of the few evidence-based parenting intervention courses. greater than two decades in the past the editors begun experimenting with videotaping parental habit to be able to increase mom and dad' sensitivity to their children’s indications. This new booklet provides the result of this effort.

Video-feedback Intervention to advertise confident Parenting (VIPP) is a short and concentrated parenting intervention application that has been profitable in quite a few medical and non-clinical teams and cultures. The e-book opens with an introdcution to the VIPP application and the theoretical history of this parenting intervention, by way of a story and meta-analytical evaluate of the attachment-based interventions. The ebook maintains with precise descriptions and case reviews of numerous intervention stories of this system. It describes the implementation and checking out of various VIPP dependent interventions highlighting varied households in numerous childcare settings, and in quite a few nations together with the Netherlands, Italy, the uk, and the United States.

Chapters current how the VIPP procedure was once carried out in samples of insecure moms, moms with consuming issues, preterm babies, followed youngsters, and kids with early habit problems.

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Self-Help Organizations of People with Disabilities in Asia by Joseph Kin Fun Kwok, Raymond K.H. Chan, W. T. Chan, Visit

By Joseph Kin Fun Kwok, Raymond K.H. Chan, W. T. Chan, Visit Amazon's Joseph K. F. Kwok Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Joseph K. F. Kwok, , Raymond K. H. Chan

This is a comparative research of the micro and macro features of self-help corporations of individuals with disabilities (SHOPs) in seven chosen nations and territories in Asia, particularly China Mainland, Hong Kong, Japan, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. because the Nineteen Eighties, retailers have prospered during this zone and got an immense function within the United international locations' discussion board and the foreign yr of Disabled folks in 1981. The research indicates the variations one of the retailers when it comes to the complexity in their constitution, government's affirmative coverage, laws, and management characteristics. those modifications are a result of advanced interaction between components at neighborhood, nationwide, and overseas levels.

SHOPs during this quarter current a slightly homogenous notion of their association, management, social inclusion, and globalization, regardless of the marked alterations of their societies. retailers has a tendency to be domocratic and consensual in nature, and led by means of elected contributors with the help of paid specialist and clerical aid. The self-help organisations are definitely looked in those countries.

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Using Groupwork (The Social Work Skills Series) by Mark Doel

By Mark Doel

Written via an skilled groupworker and educational, this ebook promotes higher wisdom and figuring out of groupwork and team approaches, rather in social paintings and social care settings. Incorporating either concept and perform, it offers a pragmatic advisor to these contemplating groupwork, and additional thought for these already concerned. The publication encompasses a variety of case examples of teams run in mainstream social paintings, social care and multidisciplinary settings.

Skills-based in procedure, this original textual content includes:

  • illustrative team examples 
  • quotes from groupworkers
  • key studying issues in accordance with research
  • activities to improve perform
  • suggestions for additional reading.

Published in organization with Community Care Magazine, the e-book meets the altering wishes of today’s scholars and practitioners in social care and is a great addition to the present literature.

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Scandal, social policy and social welfare (Revised Second by Mark Drakeford, Ian Butler (author)

By Mark Drakeford, Ian Butler (author)

Scandals don't simply ensue. they're made. they're built out of such daily tragedies because the small carelessnesses and institutional brutality of the lengthy remain clinic, the abuse of youngsters or the violent deaths of blameless bystanders. This e-book, by means of analyzing the landmark scandals of the post-war interval, together with more moderen ones, similar to the Victoria Climbie Inquiry, finds how scandals are generated, to what reasons they're used and whose pursuits they're made to serve.In specific, it examines the position of the general public inquiry, an more and more frequent coverage equipment, within the technique wherein the 'story' of a selected scandal is instructed and its which means fastened. utilizing transcripts, press insurance, fabrics from the general public list place of work and different modern assets all of the scandals defined within the e-book is found in its personal ancient and coverage context that allows you to discover the complicated reason and impact courting among public coverage and scandal.

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Community Development and Civil Society: Making connections by Paul Henderson

By Paul Henderson

To what quantity are the information and perform of group improvement throughout Europe comparable? group improvement and Civil Society explores this query with distinct connection with the united kingdom and Hungary and exhibits how neighborhood improvement connects powerfully with civil society, an idea that this day has international significance.Paul Henderson and Ilona Vercseg argue that neighborhood improvement is either a career and a social move and is suitable to a variety of issues.They interweave case reviews with dialogue of rules and theory.The book's severe and available method will attraction specially to scholars and practitioners.

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Social Work Perspectives on Human Behaviour by Margarete Parrish

By Margarete Parrish

"Although this publication is essentially for social employees it has nice relevance for all scholars and practitioners operating with humans. It offers with a variety of basic theories which underpin behaviour in a transparent and entire manner."
Anne generators, Bournemouth collage, UK

"It's very nice to encounter a social paintings textbook protecting all of the behaviour theories and their integration inside varied components of social paintings in such detail."
Nell Abramczuk, Social paintings scholar, Bangor collage, UK

"This is among the top books on behavioural sciences for social employees i've got obvious for a very long time. it truly is as much as the standard excessive regular of OU texts."
Gavin Bissell, collage of Bradford, UK

"This publication should be used for a variety of social paintings modules from expert reports social paintings equipment and concept via to allowing scholars on placement to hyperlink appropriate thought to human behaviour. it's a hugely thought of and accomplished booklet which i'll be recommending to students."
Rhiannon Jones, Manchester Metropolitan collage, UK

"This is a wonderful advent that offers simply the best intensity and is definitely utilized to perform. even supposing no longer flashy it really is essentially laid out."
David Shaw, Buckinghamshire New collage, UK

"I've in basic terms simply skimmed this publication yet should be setting up on my studying checklist for subsequent yr and should suggest to undergraduate scholars who begin this module subsequent week. it is obtainable to undergraduates, finished and always makes reasonable hyperlinks to perform issues."
Mandy Hagan, Manchester Metropolitan college, UK

The potential to watch, interpret and comprehend human behaviour is key for powerful social paintings perform. via identifying to go into a career that calls for excessive degrees of astute statement and listening abilities within the interpretation of people's behaviour, social paintings scholars have undertaken a not easy task.

utilizing a bio-psychosocial framework, this attention-grabbing booklet offers a large foundation of views on human behaviour on which to construct knowing of and responses to people’s behaviours, besides an better appreciation of a few of the conditions that form behaviour.

Margarete Parrish covers the foremost theories of human development and improvement within the context of social relationships, supplying a body of reference from which to discover a variety of elements of human behaviour. this can be rather proper to scholars' preparedness to perform social paintings with advanced populations, addressing elements such as:

  • Attachment
  • Developmental prestige
  • Context
  • range
  • Trauma
  • Oppression

by means of drawing from organic, mental and sociological views, the publication goals to supply social paintings scholars with a theoretically trained foundation to watch, comprehend, and interpret people's behaviours in ways in which will give a contribution to very good perform.

The booklet contains routines, dialogue questions and bankruptcy precis issues to assist the reader extra increase their understanding.

Social paintings views on Human Behaviour is essential analyzing for all social paintings students.

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Measures for Clinical Practice: A Sourcebook: Volume 1: by Kevin Corcoran

By Kevin Corcoran

This present day, as practitioners in all parts of the human providers are more and more held responsible for tracking and comparing their practices in an goal and effective demeanour, a valid familiarity with target size is extra crucial than ever ahead of. moreover, practitioners should also be troubled with pleasing a dizzying array of kingdom, organization, healthiness upkeep association, and assurance corporation instructions.

For greater than twelve years, via hugely acclaimed variations and now in an up to date and improved 3rd variation, Kevin Corcoran and Joel Fischer's usual reference, Measures for medical Practice, has enabled execs to collect this important details simply and successfully. In Measures for medical perform, quantity 1: undefined, households, and youngsters, and quantity 2: Adults, Corcoran and Fischer supply an in depth number of greater than 400"rapid overview tools" (RAIs), together with many questionnaires and scales, which examine almost any challenge regularly encountered in scientific perform. Corcoran and Fischer have revised this version to mirror new learn and modern medical practices. They contain new scales and fabrics in parts similar to evaluation in culturally diversified populations and dimension in controlled care structures, in addition to the simplest tools up to date from the former variants.

short and simple to manage, those "best perform measures" may be beneficial for every type of healing and theoretical orientations. All tools are literally reprinted within the e-book, and are conscientiously brought and evaluated to help of their choice. Corcoran and Fischer clarify the foundations of dimension and the way to use them in perform. They discover the diversity of evaluation recommendations to be had, together with behavioral observations, score scales, and purchaser logs, in addition to unobtrusive, electromechanical, and standardized measures. And after analyzing the benefits and downsides of quick overview tools, they exhibit practitioners the right way to successfully opt for and administer those measures as a part of the remedy method.

extra accomplished than ever, this version of Measures for medical Practice is vital to each practitioner and scholar of social paintings, psychology, psychiatry, nursing, counseling, and the rehabilitative therapies.

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The Objectification Spectrum: Understanding and Transcending by John M. Rector

By John M. Rector

What lies on the center of humanity's capability for evil? Any tenable solution to this age-old query needs to contain an evidence of our penchant for objectifying and dehumanizing our fellow people. The Objectification Spectrum: figuring out and Transcending Our Diminishment and Dehumanization of Others draws upon undying knowledge to suggest a brand new version of objectification. instead of supplying a slender definition of the time period, the writer explores objectification as a spectrum of misapprehension operating from its mildest shape, informal indifference, to its so much severe manifestation, dehumanization.

Using brilliant examples to obviously demarcate 3 fundamental degrees of objectification, the writer engages in a considerate exploration of assorted dispositional and situational elements contributing to this uniquely human phenomenon. those comprise narcissism, the ego, dying denial, poisonous events, and our perceived barriers of self, between others. Rector then provides us cause to pray by way of orienting his version of objectification right into a broader continuum of human capability--one that features a countervailing enlightenment spectrum. Gleaning insights from vintage philosophy, the world's 5 so much trendy non secular traditions, and present social technology examine, he examines the simplest antidotes humankind has devised up to now to maneuver us from informal obstacle for our fellow humans towards interconnectedness and, finally, solidarity attention. huge in scope and deeply penetrating, The Objectification Spectrum advances the dialog in regards to the nature of human evil into for my part suitable, almost certainly transformative territory.

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Social Work Practice and Psychopharmacology by Sophia Dziegielewski PhD LCSW, George A. Jacinto PhD LCSW

By Sophia Dziegielewski PhD LCSW, George A. Jacinto PhD LCSW

Univ. of significant Florida, Orlando. offers social staff with a simple realizing and dealing wisdom of psychotropic medicines, together with medicine use and misuse. Teaches easy methods to tailor therapy for consumers taking definite medicines, and the way to spot uncomfortable side effects and adversarial reactions to psychotropics.

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To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster by Cris Beam

By Cris Beam

"A triumph of narrative reporting and storytelling. . . . Beam provides [foster childrens] a much-needed voice and does what too many adults within the foster-care procedure can't, or won't: She advocates for them." -- big apple instances publication Review

Who are the kids of foster care? What, as a rustic, will we owe them? Cris Beam, a foster mom herself, spent 5 years immersed on the earth of foster care, having a look into those questions and tracing firsthand tales. the result's To the top of June, an unforgettable portrait that takes us deep contained in the lives of foster young children on the severe issues of their look for a solid, loving family.

The booklet mirrors the existence cycle of a foster baby and so starts off with the removing of infants and youngsters from beginning households. There’s a teenage start mom in Texas who indicators away her parental rights on a serviette in simple terms to later reassess, crushing the hopes of her baby’s adoptive mom and dad. Beam then paints an exceptional portrait of the intricacies of growing to be up within the system—the back-and-forth with companies, the shuffling among pre-adoptive houses and staff houses, the emotionally charged tug of potential adoptive mom and dad and the basic pull of beginning mom and dad. after which what occurs as those system-reared little ones turn into adults? Beam heavily follows a bunch of little ones in big apple who're grappling with what getting older out will suggest for them and meets a lady who has parented 11 young ones from the approach, just about all over the age of eighteen, and all nonetheless in determined desire of a feeling of domestic and belonging.

Focusing intensely on a couple of foster households who're deeply invested within the system’s luck, To the tip of June is key for humanizing and difficult a damaged method, whereas while it's a tribute to resiliency and provides wish for genuine swap.

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