Achieving Permanence for Older Children and Youth in Foster by Benjamin Kerman Ph.D., Madelyn Freundlich M.S.W., Anthony

By Benjamin Kerman Ph.D., Madelyn Freundlich M.S.W., Anthony Maluccio

Through a unique integration of kid welfare information, coverage research, and evidence-informed adolescence permanency perform, the essays during this quantity exhibit the right way to in achieving and maintain relations permanence for older little ones and early life in foster care. Researchers research what's identified approximately permanency results for formative years in foster care, how the prevailing wisdom base might be utilized to enhance those results, and the instructions that destiny learn should still take to reinforce formative years permanence perform and coverage. half 1 examines baby welfare information touching on reunification, adoption, and relative custody and guardianship and the results for perform and coverage. half 2 addresses legislations, legislation, courtroom reform, and source allocation as very important parts in attaining and maintaining kin permanence. participants study the influence of coverage swap created through court docket reform and suggest new federal and nation coverage instructions. half three outlines various practices designed to accomplish relations permanenc...

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Normal Families by Joel L. Schiff (auth.)

By Joel L. Schiff (auth.)

A ebook just about common households greater than sixty years after the booklet of Montel's treatise Ler;ons sur les familles normales de fonc­ tions analytiques et leurs purposes is unquestionably lengthy past due. yet, in a feeling, it's nearly untimely, as lots modern paintings continues to be being produced. To misquote Dickens, this can be the simplest of occasions, this is often the worst of occasions. The intervening years have visible advancements on a huge entrance, lots of that are taken up during this quantity. A unified therapy of the classical thought is additionally awarded, with a few try out made to maintain its classical flavour. due to the fact that its inception early this century the concept of a regular kin has performed a valuable function within the improvement of advanced functionality concept. actually, it's a thought mendacity on the very center of the topic, weaving a line of concept via Picard's theorems, Schottky's theorem, and the Riemann mapping theorem, to many sleek effects on meromorphic services through the Bloch precept. it truly is this latter that has supplied substantial impetus through the years to the research of ordinary households, and keeps to function a guiding hand to destiny paintings. essentially, it asserts family members of analytic (meromorphic) capabilities outlined by way of a specific estate, P, might be an ordinary kinfolk if a whole (meromorphic in

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Juvenile Justice Sourcebook by Wesley T Church II, David Springer, Albert R Roberts

By Wesley T Church II, David Springer, Albert R Roberts

A number of million suggested and unreported antisocial acts ensue every year. in truth, in accordance with the U.S. division of Justice and the U.S. Bureau of Justice information, juvenile delinquency, acting-out and oppositional habit, unlawful medicines, weapons, and adolescence violence are pervasive all through American society. Juvenile Justice Sourcebook is the 1st entire quantity committed completely to the biopsychosocial review, police and juvenile court docket processing, and institutional and community-based therapy and rehabilitation of sweet sixteen offenders. The overriding goal of this sourcebook is to track the super development accomplished towards resolving juvenile justice concerns, dilemmas, and controversies, whereas delivering futuristic visions for the juvenile justice box. every one bankruptcy, authored by means of preeminent specialist practitioners and researchers, explores issues starting from cutting edge counseling and multisystemic courses, to restorative justice, to rehabilitation courses similar to aggression alternative education, barren region courses, family members therapy, substance abuse remedy, restitution, and aftercare.

This quantity, grounded in heritage and exhaustive examine, offers the most recent evidence-based regulations, courses, and leading edge remedy possible choices. reading the complete juvenile justice approach, together with juvenile legislations, rules, practices, and learn, the Juvenile Justice Sourcebook can be helpful to all juvenile justice practitioners, coverage analysts, researchers, and scholars.

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Internationaler Austausch in der Sozialen Arbeit: by Elke Kruse

By Elke Kruse

Angesichts aktuell präsenter Forderungen nach Internationalität und Sammlung internationaler Erfahrungen werden Bedeutung, Ziele, Methoden, Inhalte und Auswirkungen des internationalen Austauschs in der Sozialen Arbeit unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Fachkräfteaustauschs in den Blick genommen. Die examine historischer Entwicklungslinien verdeutlicht die vielschichtigen internationalen Einflüsse auf die Soziale Arbeit durch Austausch. Exemplarisch werden in Beiträgen aus Deutschland, Italien und Norwegen Programme von internationalem Fachkräfte- und unterschiedlichste Formate von Studierendenaustausch dargestellt. Studien aus Finnland, Österreich, der Schweiz, den united states und Deutschland zeigen anschaulich reason, Erfahrungen sowie fachliche und persönliche Erträge von Teilnehmenden an Austauschprogrammen auf.

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Community Practice: Theories and Skills for Social Workers by David A. Hardcastle, Patricia R. Powers, Stanley Wenocur

By David A. Hardcastle, Patricia R. Powers, Stanley Wenocur

For nearly twenty years, neighborhood perform has been a definitive textual content for social staff, group practitioners, and scholars desirous to aid contributors give a contribution to and use group assets or paintings to alter oppressive neighborhood constructions. during this 3rd version, a wealth of recent charts and instances highlight the linkages among theoretical orientations and functional abilities, with an improved emphasis at the inherently political nature of social paintings and group perform. packing containers, examples, and routines illustrate the variety of abilities and techniques to be had to savvy group practitioners within the twenty first century, together with networking, advertising and marketing and staging, political advocacy, and leveraging info and conversation applied sciences. different positive aspects include:- New fabric on group perform ethics, severe perform talents, neighborhood overview and resources stock and mapping, social challenge research, and utilizing neighborhood ractice abilities to casework perform- attention of post-9/11 group demanding situations- dialogue at the altering ethnic composition of the US and what this suggests for practitioners- An exploration of a enormously replaced political panorama following the election of President Obama, the good Recession, the increase of the Tea get together, and the expanding political and company use of pseudo-grassroots endeavors- a very made over instructor's guide to be had on-line at www.oup.com/us/communitypractice This totally revised vintage textual content offers a entire and built-in review of the group idea and talents primary to all components of social paintings perform. wide in scope and extensive in research, it truly is compatible for undergraduate in addition to graduate examine. neighborhood perform deals scholars and practitioners the instruments essential to advertise the welfare of people and groups through tapping into the ecological foundations of group and social paintings perform.

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Social Work Skills And Knowledge : a practice handbook by Pamela Trevithick

By Pamela Trevithick

A number one textual content within the box of social paintings talents and techniques, illustrating how those are associated, with a grounding in idea and information. SOCIAL paintings talents and information : a convention guide; Contents; Acknowledgements; half 1: Theories and Theorists; 1 advent; 2 Theoretical wisdom; three real wisdom; four perform wisdom; five realizing people; half 2: talents and Interventions; 6 verbal exchange, commentary, listening, and overview talents; 7 Interviewing abilities; eight supplying support, course, and assistance; nine Empowerment, negotiation, and partnership abilities; 10 specialist competence and responsibility; APPENDICES; Appendix 1: Behaviourist techniques; Appendix 2: Cognitive ways. Appendix three: problem interventionAppendix four: Ecological technique in social paintings; Appendix five: Feminist views in social paintings; Appendix 6: Motivational interviewing; Appendix 7: Person-centred methods; Appendix eight: mental ways; Appendix nine: Radical and activist views in social paintings; Appendix 10: Strengths views; Appendix eleven: Task-centred methods; Appendix 12: phases of switch (or cycle of change); References; Index

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Globalisation, Global Justice and Social Work by I. Ferguson

By I. Ferguson

Globalization has develop into a doubtless unstoppable strength over fresh many years and, in its wake, international notions of social justice have constructed in keeping with its hazards. Neo-liberal fiscal guidelines were a key point within the wider means of globalization, and those regulations have had a profound influence on welfare provision and the form of social paintings perform. bobbing up dissatisfaction between clients of welfare and social paintings companies is fuelling the hunt for a brand new, extra radical social paintings that's firmly rooted in rules of social justice. Globalisation, international Justice and Social Work explores the worldwide results of neo-liberal guidelines on welfare prone in several international locations, with contributions from social paintings lecturers, practitioners and welfare activists world wide. the 1st component of the booklet offers case stories of influence of neo-liberalism on welfare structures, social provider provision and the perform of social paintings. within the moment part the chapters discover the connection among social paintings perform and the fight for social justice. Authors speak about the private and political dilemmas they've got needed to tackle in trying to hyperlink a private dedication to social justice with their day-by-day perform as employees and educators in social paintings. the ultimate part assesses the customers for social paintings perform in keeping with notions of social justice, by means of taking a look at what should be realized from the adventure of past radical routine in addition to from emergent international and native routine.

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Activation or Workfare? Governance and the Neo-Liberal by Ivar Lodemel, Amilcar Moreira

By Ivar Lodemel, Amilcar Moreira

The decade of the twentieth century was once marked through a shift in how welfare-states take care of these on the backside of the source of revenue ladder. This shift concerned the introduction/strengthening of work-obligations as a for receiving minimal source of revenue merits - which, in a few nations, used to be complemented through efforts to assist recipients go back to the labour industry, particularly throughout the funding in lively labour marketplace rules (ALMP).

Based on case-studies of advancements within the US and 8 eu countries (UK, Norway, Denmark, Netherlands, Germany, France, Portugal and the Czech Republic), this e-book argues that this primary set of reforms was once by way of a moment wave of reforms that, when deepening the trail in the direction of the point of interest on paintings, brings vital recommendations- be it the instruments used to aid recipients again to the labour markets (ex., monetary incentives) and in how activation guidelines are introduced (ex., integration of gain and employment services).

Looking on the array of advancements brought in this interval, we figure key developments.
The first matters the strengthening of the position of the industry within the governance of activation, that is obvious within the strengthening of the point of interest on paintings, or the marketisation of employment providers. the second one, matters a movement in the direction of the individualisation of provider supply, seen within the growth of using own motion plans or in efforts to streamline carrier supply.

Finally, we convey that the onset of the sovereign debt problem in Europe, has brought on a brand new wave of reforms. when tentative basically, our research issues to a being concerned development of the curtailment or merits (Portugal) and activation providers (Netherlands, Czech Republic) to minimal source of revenue recipients and, in parallel, an extra deepening of the point of interest on work-conditionality (UK and Norway).

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Social Welfare: Structure and Practice by David Macarov

By David Macarov

The heritage, motivations, impacts and important concerns in social welfare coverage and perform are tested during this e-book. David Macarov explains how social welfare coverage originated and the way it's maintained throughout the interplay of 5 motivations: mutual reduction, faith, politics, economics and beliefs. He discusses the main contributions to the advance of social welfare from the prestigious figures of Martin Luther, Adam Smith and Charles Darwin. The e-book concludes with an exam of poverty and unemployment and a evaluation of coverage responses to those social difficulties.

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Social Work and Spirituality (Transforming Social Work by Ian Mathews

By Ian Mathews

Social paintings in smooth society calls for practitioners to be culturally and spiritually delicate. This publication explores the usually demanding relationships among spirituality, faith, and social paintings. It considers the abilities, wisdom, and values which are required to include a non secular know-how into social paintings perform and, in doing so, it explores in larger intensity the social employee / carrier consumer dating. through the use of case experiences, reflective routines, and different studying positive factors, social paintings scholars will start to savor and comprehend the significance of a spiritually delicate method of their social paintings perform.

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