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Class, Inequality and Community Development

Class, Inequality and Community Development

Mae Shaw and Marjorie Mayo (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322450
eISBN:
9781447322474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322450.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book, the second title in the Rethinking Community Development series, starts from concern about increasing inequality worldwide and the re-emergence of community development in public policy ... More

Evidence-Based Treatment and Practice with Older AdultsTheory, Practice, and Research

Evidence-Based Treatment and Practice with Older Adults: Theory, Practice, and Research

Nancy Kropf and Sherry Cummings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190214623
eISBN:
9780190682248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214623.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Evidence Based Treatment with Older Adults: Theory, Practice, and Research provides a detailed examination of five research-supported psychosocial interventions for use with older adults: cognitive ... More

Moving on from Crime and Substance UseTransforming Identities

Moving on from Crime and Substance Use: Transforming Identities

Anne Robinson and Paula Hamilton (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447324676
eISBN:
9781447324690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324676.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Desistance is one of the big news stories of the criminological world. Research suggests that, as ‘offenders’ turn their backs on crime, they often change their identities as well as their behaviour. ... More

The Open DoorHomelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment

The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment

Carol L. M. Caton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190463380
eISBN:
9780190463410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463380.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment, explains how and why homelessness in this group has persisted over the past 35 years despite policy and ... More

Responding to Youth Violence Through Youth Work

Responding to Youth Violence Through Youth Work

Mike Seal and Pete Harris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447323099
eISBN:
9781447323112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323099.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The ‘problem’ of violence involving young people and how to respond meaningfully to it continues to occupy the minds of policy-makers and other stakeholders across Europe. Based on a two-year ... More

Social Policy Review 28Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2016

Social Policy Review 28: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2016

Menno Fenger, John Hudson, and Catherine Needham (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447331797
eISBN:
9781447332589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331797.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Drawing together a mix of internationally renowned contributors, Social Policy Review 28 provides an up-to-date and diverse review of the best in social policy scholarship. This book contains three ... More

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in SchoolsA 360-Degree View of the Research and Practice Principles

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Schools: A 360-Degree View of the Research and Practice Principles

Johhny Kim, Michael Kelly, and Cynthia Franklin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190607258
eISBN:
9780190607289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607258.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Teachers, administrators, and students face many challenges in schools, yet schools are also places of solutions, strengths, and successes. The second edition of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in ... More

Transforming ProbationSocial Theories and the Criminal Justice System

Transforming Probation: Social Theories and the Criminal Justice System

Philip Whitehead

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447327653
eISBN:
9781447327677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327653.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Although it is possible to trace a recent history of far reaching change in probation, the criminal justice system, and penal policy since the 1980s, it is of specific interest to excavate the period ... More

A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community ChangePartnering to Improve Life Outcomes for Youth and Families in Under-Served Neighborhoods

A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change: Partnering to Improve Life Outcomes for Youth and Families in Under-Served Neighborhoods

Paula Allen-Meares, Tina R. Shanks, Larry M. Gant, Leslie Hollingsworth, and Patricia L. Miller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190463311
eISBN:
9780190463342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463311.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Urban renewal has been the dominant approach to revitalizing industrialized communities that fall into decline. Detroit, with its vast majority Black population and struggling auto industry, ... More

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