Disabled Children in a Society at War: A Casebook from by Rachel Hastie

By Rachel Hastie

This casebook analyzes the teachings for operating with disabled youngsters realized from a thorough and impressive application initiated via Oxfam GB on the top of the warfare in Bosnia. As somewhere else in japanese Europe, disabled teenagers in Former Yugoslavia have been routinely cared for in centralized associations that have been run through State-paid pros. while country prone started to holiday down below the strain of battle Oxfam assumed accountability for one such centre in Tuzla. The emphasis of the centre progressively advanced from the supply of scientific companies to the mixing of the youngsters into the local people. This replacement strategy slowly received the help of the neighborhood specialists, and the venture is now considered as a version.

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Handbook for Management of Human Service Agencies by Professor T.F. Riggar, Mr. R.E. Matkin

By Professor T.F. Riggar, Mr. R.E. Matkin

A simple consultant for people answerable for constructing and/or working accomplished or really expert human provider programs.

 

Drawing on greater than a decade of lecture room event and improvement and incorporating criteria from the fee on Accreditation of Rehabilitation amenities (1985 Edition), Riggar and Matkin have created a administration device that's as sensible for human provider companies because it is for college students. this is the elemental administration wisdom required to set up or deal with all kinds of human carrier courses and facilities.

 

The textual content is prepared into 23 sections that describe projects starting from con­structing challenge statements and admis­sion standards to constructing start-up budgets and allocating area for either di­rect and oblique providers. each one part offers definitions and directions, prac­tical examples, workouts, and chosen references. whereas the point of interest is at the prac­tices of the non-public not-for-profit region, these operating in a profit-oriented environment will locate the various sections and ex­ercises to be helpful aids for constructing, working, and retaining winning programs.

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Reflective Practice in Social Work by Christine Knott, Terry Scragg

By Christine Knott, Terry Scragg

Reflective perform is on the center of turning into a reliable and assured social employee. It’s either a key section of studying and improvement on social paintings classes and a major element of social paintings perform. This obtainable and introductory textual content explores more than a few ways to reflective perform that goals to assist scholars turn into extra convinced in answering key questions, together with 'what is reflective practice?', ‘how do I increase as a reflective practitioner?’, ‘how do I continue reflective perform in key contexts?’.  There are sections on writing reflective journals, speaking good with provider clients and carers and reflective perform whereas on placements.

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Understanding and Using Theory in Social Work (Transforming by Juliette Oko

By Juliette Oko

This ebook is helping scholars to appreciate the connection among thought and perform in social work.

content material: conceal; identify; Copyright; Contents; creation; 1 advent to realizing social paintings idea; 2 the connection among concept and perform in social paintings; three Values and ethics in social paintings; four Social paintings and its organisational context; five placing conception into perform; end; word list; References.
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This e-book is helping scholars to appreciate the connection among idea and perform in social work. Read more...

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

By David Casavant

A enterprise survival "checklist," Emergency Preparedness for amenities offers step by step directions for constructing prevention and reaction plans for every type of emergencies and mess ups. It is helping you create an organization-wide emergency administration plan that guarantees that every one tactics are in position and all apparatus and team of workers wishes are addressed in order that your organization can reply to an emergency state of affairs quick and instinctively. you'll suppose convinced that your staff are knowledgeable and ready to place your company's plan into motion and defend all employees, estate, and the lifetime of the corporate within the face of any average or non-natural occasion. the writer identifies and examines nineteen traditional and non-natural emergencies—defined as something that disrupts a firm, together with energy outages, chemical spills, bomb threats, riots or demonstrations, place of work violence, fires, droughts, and blizzards or floods—and presents case experiences for every. He additionally presents unique directions on what to do if confronted with every one emergency. This booklet references and explains all proper OSHA standards, together with the of entirety of OSHA kinds three hundred, 301, and 300A after an twist of fate. It contains a better half CD-ROM that the types and templates you must arrange for an emergency and to create a whole emergency preparedness plan.

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'Soft' Policing: The Collaborative Control of Anti-Social by D. McCarthy

By D. McCarthy

This e-book investigates the practices of 'soft' policing during the standpoint of other keep watch over corporations together with the police, social paintings groups and the early life justice provider, and their collaborative reaction in the direction of children concerned with low-level anti-social behaviour.

Examining early intervention projects, McCarthy analyses the decision-making practices, group-level deliberation, useful struggles and reports of multi-agency operating, highlighting the most important function of the police in those partnerships. This booklet exhibits that while makes an attempt to intrude early could be mostly conditioned via a benevolent spirit such as social paintings, complexities in collaborative responses can come up while projects don't continuously replicate the meant goals, and will now and then bring about deeper and extra in depth keep watch over less than the guise of support.

'Soft' Policing will attract a number of students in criminology and policing, in addition to practitioners together with adolescence justice execs, cops, social employees and people serious about the supply of
services for kids and younger people.

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Statistics for international social work and other by Serge Lee, Maria Cesaltina da Silveira Nunes Dinis, Lois

By Serge Lee, Maria Cesaltina da Silveira Nunes Dinis, Lois Lowe, Kelly Anders

Statistics for overseas Social paintings And different Behavioral Sciences offers information utilizing basic, obtainable language, making it more straightforward for college students of all backgrounds -- relatively social paintings pupil undergraduates, graduates and practitioners -- to benefit and practice statistical ideas, instruments, and tactics. The booklet contains strong statistical software program courses, Statistical package deal for the Social Sciences (SPSS) and Microsoft Excel ToolPak, into statistical computations. The path contents were equipped pedagogically in an order that permits scholars to view the development of recommendations and hand calculations at the side of automatic statistical research instruments. additionally, this article is exclusive in that it contains appendices in particular designed to supply directions on getting ready information for info access, build variable names, and information analysis-using SPSS; current guidance to nonparametric records and publish hoc comparisons; and concentrate on Microsoft Excel ToolPak, that's to be had in such a lot for my part owned pcs and hand-held units akin to drugs and shrewdpermanent telephones. The publication additionally comprises strong teacher and pupil fabrics through a significant other website.

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Deadbeat Dads: A National Child Support Scandal by Marcia M. Boumil, Joel Friedman

By Marcia M. Boumil, Joel Friedman

Lately, many political voices have indicated a robust wish to tune down absent fathers who've absconded with out satisfying baby aid responsibilities to their organic or followed little ones. This renewed curiosity in deadbeat dads has resulted from a acceptance that the social welfare courses, which decide up the tab for deserted childrens, are contributing considerably to an ever-increasing federal funds deficit. in the meantime, in loads of circumstances, there easily isn't really adequate cash for an absent guardian to take care of his personal separate help and satisfy the aid responsibilities that the legislation calls for. This e-book explores the background, reforms, and results of kid aid in the United States. The authors have incorporated case experiences in addition to discussions at the mental effects of isolating households, results of divorce legislation at the award of kid help, contested paternity, and baby custody choices. They finish with a dialogue on fiscal accountability and the deadbeat epidemic. The ebook is meant to empower the bigger variety of mom and dad who're stuck in the course of overworked organisations, discouraging stories, and the inability of data that retains them paralyzed from performing on their very own behalf.

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Evidence-based Social Work: A Critical Stance by Mel Gray

By Mel Gray

Evidence-based perform is now a center component of many governments' techniques to policy-making and social intervention. It has turn into a robust move that can provide to alter the content material and constitution of social paintings and its allied professions. Its emergence has generated a lot debate and raised hard questions, although, quite on the interface of analysis, coverage, and perform. This e-book offers a Read more...

content material: New horizons in proof --
The 'gold common' of proof --
Framing social paintings wisdom --
Globalizing the facts --
Forming the proof community --
Making proof a fact? --
The practitioner perspective.
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offers a serious research of evidence-based perform in social paintings. This e-book introduces readers to the study, coverage, legislative, and perform context. It discusses what constitutes Read more...

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