Social Work

Burnout in sozialen Berufen: Öffentliche Wahrnehmung, by Jeanette Elsässer, Karin E. Sauer

By Jeanette Elsässer, Karin E. Sauer

Das Buch nähert sich dem bislang wenig differenziert betrachteten Begriff Burnout aus interdisziplinärer Perspektive. Burnout wird dabei als aktuelle Problemstellung der sozialpädagogischen Praxis diskutiert. Vor diesem Hintergrund wird eine qualitative Studie mit einer Sozialpädagogin analysiert, die nach der Behandlung ihrer eigenen Burnout-Symptomatik in der Burnout-Prävention tätig wurde.
Daraus werden Handlungsempfehlungen entwickelt, die unter Berücksichtigung inhaltlicher, organisatorischer, personeller, sowie struktureller Aspekte in der Sozialen Arbeit umgesetzt werden können.

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Practice and Research in Social Work: Postmodern Feminist by Barbara Fawcett, Brid Featherstone, Jan Fook, Amy Rossiter

By Barbara Fawcett, Brid Featherstone, Jan Fook, Amy Rossiter

Even if postmodernist conception has been relating to and explored in sociology and social coverage, this publication is among the 1st to use the theories to social paintings, and relate them to present debates. members come from the united kingdom, Australia, South Africa and Canada and plenty of have expert adventure as social staff. They appraise the main matters within the contested box of postmodernism and feminism and concentrate on their functions to perform, examine and schooling in social paintings.

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Inside Kinship Care: Understanding Family Dynamics and by David Pitcher

By David Pitcher

Kinship care - the care of youngsters by way of grandparents, different relations or buddies - is a massive a part of foster care, but there are unique concerns that come up in care related to relatives instead of 'stranger' foster carers. This booklet takes an in-depth examine what is going on 'inside' kinship care. It explores the dynamics and relationships among kin which are taken with kinship care, together with moms, grandparents, siblings and the broader family members. Chapters additionally speak about concerns corresponding to safeguarding, review, remedy, encouraging permanence, placement breakdown, aid teams, and cultural concerns. the ultimate a part of the booklet appears to be like at kinship care from a world viewpoint, with examples from New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and the U.S.. Drawing on quite a number theoretical views and with contributions from varied branches of kinship care, this ebook presents a useful evaluate of the problems concerned and the way to supply powerful aid. will probably be crucial examining for all these operating within the kinship care box, together with social staff, therapists, counsellors, psychologists and family members attorneys.

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Service user and carer participation in social work by Janet Warren

By Janet Warren

This can be the 1st textual content to envision the critical components of carrier consumer involvement and participation throughout either grownup and kid's prone. A worthwhile studying source, it attracts jointly info from examine, provider clients, carers and practitioners throughout either teams. additionally, it offers an outline of the explicit wisdom, angle and abilities that social staff desire for education at qualifying point and integrates concept with facts to notify daily social paintings perform. in addition, case reports and actions inspire mirrored image and the appliance of this data to perform events.

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Emergency Preparedness for Facilities: A Guide to Safety by David Casavant

By David Casavant

A company survival "checklist," Emergency Preparedness for amenities presents step by step directions for constructing prevention and reaction plans for every type of emergencies and failures. It is helping you create an organization-wide emergency administration plan that guarantees that every one strategies are in position and all gear and group of workers wishes are addressed in order that your organization can reply to an emergency state of affairs speedy and instinctively. you'll believe convinced that your staff are knowledgeable and ready to place your company's plan into motion and defend all staff, estate, and the lifetime of the corporate within the face of any ordinary or non-natural occasion. the writer identifies and examines nineteen average and non-natural emergencies—defined as something that disrupts a company, together with energy outages, chemical spills, bomb threats, riots or demonstrations, office violence, fires, droughts, and blizzards or floods—and offers case experiences for every. He additionally presents special directions on what to do if confronted with each one emergency. This publication references and explains all appropriate OSHA requisites, together with the of completion of OSHA types three hundred, 301, and 300A after an twist of fate. It features a significant other CD-ROM that the varieties and templates you want to arrange for an emergency and to create a whole emergency preparedness plan.

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Working with involuntary clients : a guide to practice by Chris Trotter

By Chris Trotter

Many social employees are hired in positions the place they take care of involuntary consumers. those positions are difficult, and require a particular set of abilities. the hot variation of this winning booklet presents an obtainable and functional advisor for handling tricky and delicate relationships and speaking with reluctant consumers.

The writer without delay hyperlinks concept to real-life via adopting a jargon-free and available consultant to operating in partnership with involuntary consumers. Written in a full of life and interesting kind, the e-book is suitable around the curriculum and richly illustrated with case examples drawn from numerous service-user teams, corresponding to paintings with individuals with addictions, teenagers who refuse to visit institution and psychological overall healthiness sufferers who refuse remedy, in addition to examples from felony justice and baby defense.

The author's built-in and systematic process promotes prosocial values; emphasizes clarifying roles; and offers with problems with authority and goal-setting. absolutely revised and up to date all through to mirror modern examine and perform, the ebook contains elevated emphasis on danger evaluation, cognitive behavioural methods, together with manualised intervention courses, and reflective perform.

The result's a useful sensible consultant for social paintings and social care scholars and execs to operating with either consumers and their families.

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Rumination-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for by Edward R. Watkins PhD

By Edward R. Watkins PhD

From a number one clinician-researcher, this publication offers an empirically confirmed process for aiding consumers with critical and persistent melancholy by means of at once tackling detrimental rumination. Rumination-focused cognitive-behavioral treatment (RFCBT) combines rigorously tailored components of CBT with imagery, visualization, and compassion-based strategies. The booklet offers every thing had to enforce this 12-session process, together with a variety of pattern dialogues, a chapter-length case instance, reflections and studying routines for therapists, and 10 reproducible purchaser handouts. buyers get entry to an internet web page the place they could obtain and print the reproducible fabrics in a handy eight 0.5" x eleven" size.

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Need, Risk and Protection in Social Work Practice by Steve Hothersall, Mike Maas-Lowit

By Steve Hothersall, Mike Maas-Lowit

This ebook presents an in depth and finished advisor to operating with threat. It starts by means of taking a look at notions of want, vulnerability and security and appears on the theoretical thoughts of every earlier than using them to perform. by utilizing this mix of concept and perform the authors may be able to combine coverage for a variety of companies clients, from older humans to kids, households and more youthful adults. Case reports accompany and illustrate each one process and the reader is invited to interact in a few routines and actions to consolidate studying.

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Building Community Capacity (Modern Applications of Social by Avis Vidal

By Avis Vidal

Designed to be greatly available with out sacrificing intensity, development neighborhood means presents a theoretically educated, systematic exploration of this basic factor. The authors mix a wealth of functional adventure operating with community-based projects with a deep theoretical knowing of the issues dealing with groups this day to provide a transparent definition of the concept that of group skill and a pointed evaluate of suggestions meant to foster it. basically and intimately, delivering a scientific framework for complete wondering a cluster of similar actions, they discover the alternatives and concerns that has to be faced via all who percentage a realistic curiosity in strengthening negative neighborhoods. development neighborhood potential attracts generally on either educational and utilized learn. It makes use of present wisdom as a foundation for an artificial research of considerable basic resource fabric, together with key-informant interviews with members in community-building projects; info derived from in-depth implementation stories of convinced center instances; and documentary and interview facts from extra tasks and enterprises which are engaged in neighborhood capacity-building efforts. info from the center circumstances include info and event accrued within the documentation and assessment of 3 significant projects, permitting the specific exploration to be delicate to the nuances of process, method, and context that tell the implementation of those efforts and their results. Taken jointly, the circumstances symbolize a cross-section of the sphere of community-capacity construction efforts, illustrating the variety of ideas, contexts, actors, and implementation matters which were encountered throughout a spectrum of group potential development efforts. to make sure that the teachings to be drawn from in-depth research are generally consultant, the authors additionally enhance a listing of various different community-based projects, which they use to contextualize, illustrate, draw out, refine, verify, and problem what they see within the center situations.

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The social context of health by Michael Hardey

By Michael Hardey

The vital subject operating via this publication is the primarily "social" nature of healthiness. This embraces the best way scientific wisdom emerged out of a selected set of historic and highbrow conditions, and the shaping of the well-being professions by means of the cultural and political millieu of the 19th-century. Like non-expert wisdom, the advance and alertness of specialist wisdom in healthiness is embedded in social tactics. this article makes obtainable the advanced relationships among inequality, race, gender and different social divisions relating to alterations in wellbeing and fitness care. difficulties important to the supply of healthiness care are highlighted and associated with demanding situations to tested health-care professions and structures. Michael Hardey indicates the way future health has turn into a part of our identification, and relates this to the expanding variety of well-being suggestion and the consistent offerings to be had when it comes to our healthiness and existence.

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