Neurobiology for Clinical Social Work: Theory and Practice by Jeffrey S. Applegate,Janet R. Shapiro

By Jeffrey S. Applegate,Janet R. Shapiro

The final fifteen years have produced an explosion of analysis at the neurobiology of attachment.

This learn, which explores the ways that have an effect on rules play key roles in deciding on the constitution and serve as of the constructing mind and brain, has ended in a revolution within the method that parent-child relationships are seen. even if those insights have educated psychiatry in addition to cognitive and psychoanalytic psychology, their software to social paintings perform, schooling, and examine has been lacking.

Here for the 1st time ever, social paintings educators Jeffrey Applegate and Janet Shapiro demystify neurobiology and current it anew with the social paintings viewers particularly in brain. Social staff, via advantage in their paintings with at-risk childrens and households, occupy a distinct place from which to hire this new examine in prevention and intervention. This loss of schooling approximately neurobiology has regrettably fostered misconceptions between social employees that those theories are too educational and hence inappropriate to scientific perform. Neurobiology for medical Social Work corrects this false impression and introduces social staff to the robust and functional principles which are popping out of neurobiological examine. The examine summarized right here deals new insights in regards to the the most important function that relationships play in human improvement and in expert assisting efforts. To set the degree for this inquiry, the authors introduce basics of mind constitution, improvement, and functioning within the first components of the book.

This creation is meant as a primer and proceeds from the belief that many readers are particularly unexpected with the sphere of mind technological know-how. construction in this beginning, the authors pass directly to describe the style within which reminiscence and have an effect on rules are neuropsychological tactics. the following chapters of the booklet delve into the innovations of attachment. particularly, the authors are considering how precursors to attachment evolve in the course of the earliest months of an infant’s existence and the way a variety of attachment classifications (secure, insecure, disorganized) result in impact regulation—the skill of a kid to manage emotion. during the publication those innovations are mentioned within the context of what social employees face whilst searching for explanatory buildings for the ways that early formative years stories impact later existence. Later chapters flip much more at once towards perform. utilizing case examples—including adolescent mom and dad and their little ones, young ones with a depressed father or mother, and youngsters of substance abusing parents—Applegate and Shapiro convey clinicians easy methods to utilize neurobiological recommendations in designing treatment options and interventions. One bankruptcy includes 3 prolonged case examples, with observation, representing the 3 most typical intervention types taught in faculties of social work—psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and systemic. a variety of settings, similar to group psychological well-being, family members provider organisations, and baby welfare, also are discussed.

In order to be powerful and meet the complicated demanding situations of the twenty-first century, social paintings pros needs to subscribe to with their colleagues in different disciplines in coordinated efforts to combine and practice newly rising wisdom towards the enhancement of human health and wellbeing. Neurobiology for scientific Social Work is a brilliant position to begin this strategy of integration and learning.

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The Protection of Children (Second Edition): State by Robert Dingwall,John Eekelaar,Topsy Murray

By Robert Dingwall,John Eekelaar,Topsy Murray

This vintage learn of legislation and social paintings in motion relies at the such a lot wide research of kid abuse and forget ever performed in nice Britain. The authors the process quite a few circumstances from the 1st detection of ill-treatment to the solution (or in a different way) of the matter. recognized for coining the much-used (and misunderstood) word "the rule of optimism," this ebook is up to date with an intensive Postscript from 1995 and a brand new, 2014 Preface that explains the asymmetric historical past of the optimism precept in either the united kingdom and US -- and in either social paintings perform and sociological scholarship.

The authors are specialists in sociology, legislation, and social paintings within the box, and so they convey their specified views and reviews to this famous and insightful project.

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Innovationen in der Drogenhilfe: Beispiele alternativer by Peter Schay,Frank Sichau

By Peter Schay,Frank Sichau

In der Reflexion der Auswirkungen von "Illegalität und Kriminalität" auf die Drogenpolitik sind in den letzten Jahren neue Arbeitsansätze entstanden, die sich auf die rechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen und auf die Entkriminalisierung der Drogenabhängigen konzentrierten. Im Ergebnis kontroverser Debatten sind Konzepte zu einer innovativen Drogenhilfe entwickelt worden. Peter Schay zeigt, in welches approach die Arbeitsansätze in der Drogenhilfe eingebettet werden müssen, um den sich stetig verändernden Anforderungen der Klientel und der Leistungsträger gerecht werden zu können.

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The APSAC Handbook on Child Maltreatment: Volume 3 by John E. B. Myers,APSAC (American Professional Society on the

By John E. B. Myers,APSAC (American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children)

Offering the main finished exploration of kid abuse for rising students and pros alike

Covering all facets of kid maltreatment—from prevention to intervention to remedy to the felony system—this seminal source brims with the most recent examine and sensible details from best students that either destiny and present pros can use.

Key gains

  • With nearly eighty% new fabric and a very reorganized constitution, this source has been completely up to date to mirror the latest scholarship
  • Some of the main impressive specialists from social paintings, drugs, psychological healthiness, nursing, legislations enforcement, and legislation have contributed to this volume
  • The editor and contributing authors deftly include either concept and useful counsel throughout

This Handbook bargains a try bank for each bankruptcy. The attempt banks are in Microsoft observe and have steered multiple-choice and essay questions. stopover at the better half web site at www.sagepub.com/myers3e.

The e-book is both priceless for the latest scholar in baby Abuse and baby Welfare classes in social paintings and different allied departments in addition to the main pro veteran.

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Safeguarding Adults Under the Care Act 2014: Understanding by Adi Cooper,Emily White,Lyn Romeo,Jane Lawson,Dr Tony

By Adi Cooper,Emily White,Lyn Romeo,Jane Lawson,Dr Tony Stanley,Marilyn Taylor,Linda Tapper,John Gunner,Sarah Carr,Trish Hafford-Letchfield,Daniel Baker,Fiona Bateman,Jill Manthorpe,Stephen Martineau,Martin Stevens,Caroline Norrie,Michael Preston-Shoot,David

perform in safeguarding adults is altering, with a shift in method of be certain it's person-centred and outcome-focused. The Care Act 2014 brought new safeguarding tasks for neighborhood gurus, and this e-book describes what up to date perform should still appear like, and the way to supply the very best quality care and help for adults who will be susceptible to abuse or neglect.

Chapters hide middle parts of perform in keeping with Care Act and grownup safeguarding rules, establish the basic talents and data practitioners operating during this sector will be capable of utilise and introduce the rising difficult concerns within the place of work. in addition to being helpful to practitioners operating without delay during this box, this is often additionally superb to be a textual content for any social paintings direction or programme on grownup safeguarding practice.

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Palliative Care: Handbuch für Pflege und Begleitung (German by Susanne Kränzle,Ulrike Schmid,Christa Seeger

By Susanne Kränzle,Ulrike Schmid,Christa Seeger

Menschen in der letzten Lebensphase zu begleiten, stellt alle Begleitende vor viele Herausforderungen und Fragen. Das bewährte Handbuch „Palliative Care“ gibt Antworten. Darin finden professionell Pflegende und Begleitende in palliativen Arbeitsfeldern – ob ambulant oder stationär – alle wesentlichen Aspekte der Pflege und Begleitung Sterbender sowie deren Angehörigen: Schmerztherapie und Symptomkontrolle, Kommunikation mit Sterbenden, Patientenverfügung, testomony und Vorsorgevollmacht, Begleitung schwerstkranker Kinder und Aids-Patienten. Zusätzliche Adressen mit weiterführenden Hilfen für Angehörige, Musterschreiben und Gesetzestexte und Tipps zur Selbstpflege. Die five. Auflage zeigt die Resonanz des Themas und so wurde die Neuauflage um folgende Themen erweitert: Konzept zur Versorgung von Menschen mit neurologischen Erkrankungen,  Kinder als Angehörige und improve Care making plans, Begleitung durch Kinaesthetics, Rhythmische Einreibung, Fußreflexzonentherapie.Das Buch ist auf die Lerninhalte der Zusatzqualifikation „Palliative Care“ abgestimmt und eignet sich für Weiterbildungsteilnehmer als Begleitliteratur.

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Sozialunternehmen: Innovationsmotoren in Deutschland (German by Jutta Schwengsbier

By Jutta Schwengsbier

Social Entrepreneurship - Soziales Unternehmertum in Deutschland versucht die Frage zu beantworten, wie die Wirtschaft umgestaltet werden kann, um die Welt sozialer und humaner zu gestalten. Eine Frage, die sich inzwischen nicht mehr nur Social marketers in Deutschland stellen, sondern die auch in Vorstandsetagen von Großkonzernen diskutiert wird. Die Megatrends der Zukunft, Verstädterung, demographischer Wandel aber auch Klimaveränderungen erfordern neue gesellschaftliche Rahmenbedingungen. Doch die sind ohne neue ökologische, vor allem aber soziale Innovationen nicht möglich. Die Gründung von Sozialunternehmen ist deshalb selbst zu einem der neuen traits geworden.
Sind die etablierten Wohlfahrtsverbände in der Lage, die sozialen und ökologischen Herausforderungen des 21. Jahrhunderts zu meistern? Oder behindern etablierte Großbürokratien eher die für unsere Gesellschaft so dringend notwendigen sozialen Innovationen? Wie reagieren sie auf die zunehmende Zahl an Sozialunternehmen, die versuchen, gesellschaftliche Probleme mit unternehmerischen Methoden zu lösen? Wo in Deutschland sind diese „Social marketers“ eigentlich aktiv? Wie arbeiten sie und wie funktionieren ihre Unternehmen? Wie sollte der Staat soziale Dienstleistungen in Zukunft fördern?
In ihrer wegweisenden Studie „Sozialunternehmen – Innovationsmotoren in Deutschland“ sucht die Autorin, Jutta Schwengsbier, Antworten auf genau diese brisanten Fragen. Von diesen Antworten wird am Ende abhängen, ob und wie der deutsche Sozialstaat überleben kann. Mit Akribie deckt die Autorin dabei auf, mit welch harten Bandagen auf dem Markt Sozialer Dienstleistungen gekämpft wird und wie hart es ist, im überregulierten deutschen Sozialmarkt Innovationen durchzusetzen - eine scharfe examine des Handelns gegenwärtiger Akteure in einer state of affairs, in der für wachsende soziale Herausforderungen immer weniger finanzielle Mittel zur Verfügung stehen.

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Doing Qualitative Research in Social Work by Ian Shaw,Sally Holland

By Ian Shaw,Sally Holland

Bringing key advancements and debates jointly in one quantity, this e-book presents an authoritative consultant for college students and practitioners embarking on qualitative study in social paintings and similar fields. 

Frequently illustrated with modern and vintage case examples from the authors’ personal empirical study and from foreign released paintings, and with self-directed studying projects, the booklet offers perception into the problems and complexities of conducting examine, in addition to sharing ‘success’ tales from the sphere. Shaw and Holland have lengthy event of writing for practitioners and scholars and in making complicated ideas obtainable and readable, making this an awesome textual content for these carrying out qualitative social paintings learn at any level. 

Ian Shaw is a Professor of Social paintings on the college of York and on the collage of Aalborg.

Sally Holland is a Reader in Social paintings on the tuition of Social Sciences in Cardiff University.

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Familicidal Hearts: The Emotional Styles of 211 Killers by Neil Websdale

By Neil Websdale

Oscar, bodily and sexually abusive, stabbed his accomplice and stepdaughters to loss of life, buried the our bodies, and fled the nation along with his more youthful young children. Paul, a revered funding banker, donned a Halloween masks and shot his spouse and kids ahead of turning the gun on himself. What drives participants as varied as Oscar and Paul to kill their households? Why does familicide seem to be at the rise?

In Familicidal Hearts, award-winning writer and sociologist Neil Websdale uncovers the tales at the back of 196 male and 15 woman perpetrators of this stunning offense, situating their emotional types on a continuum, from the furious coercive to the civil respected. With hugely certain and riveting case experiences, Websdale explores the pivotal roles of disgrace, rage, worry, anxiousness, and melancholy within the lives and crimes of the killers. His research demonstrates how inner emotional clash, opposed to a backdrop of societal pressures, is on the root of familicide, hard the generally permitted argument that murderers kill relations to claim energy and keep watch over. Websdale contends as an alternative that almost all perpetrators fight with severe disgrace, many sensing that they didn't stay as much as the calls for of recent gender prescriptions, as fathers and enthusiasts, other halves and moms. What emerges is a compelling thought concerning the haunting results of recent emotional struggles on perpetrators, controlling and upstanding alike.

Captivatingly written and expertly researched, this provocative booklet weaves a gripping story of modern-era "haunted hearts." mixing the social, the ancient, and the emotional right into a new method of constructing feel of a bad crime, Familicidal Hearts is a provocative meditation on gender roles, social forces, and sleek existence itself.

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International NGO Engagement, Advocacy, Activism: The Faces by Helen Yanacopulos

By Helen Yanacopulos

the area of foreign non-governmental enterprises (INGOs) has dramatically replaced over the past 20 years. the writer significantly analyses the engagement of INGOs in the modern foreign improvement panorama, permitting readers to extra comprehend INGOs involvement within the politics of social change.

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