Group Homes for People With Intellectual Disabilities: by Tim Clement

By Tim Clement

Staff houses are the dominant type of residential lodging for individuals with serious studying or highbrow disabilities, and but there are major difficulties inside of those residing environments. This e-book seeks to focus on the main concerns for either citizens and employees, and gives functional feedback for making improvements to neighborhood residing. in accordance with unique empirical learn and drawing on large box notes, the e-book paints an image of existence in crew houses this day. The authors suggest a framework for expanding group presence and participation, and look at the obstacles to be conquer if development is to be made achieve those key ambitions. The proposal of 'homeliness', the problem of protecting a stability among person and crew wishes and the concept that of perform management are all explored. "Group houses for individuals with highbrow Disabilities" is vital analyzing for someone operating with individuals with studying or highbrow disabilities in residential companies, in addition to lecturers and scholars of incapacity experiences, social paintings and wellbeing and fitness and social care courses.

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Soziale Arbeit in Gesellschaft by Bielefelder Arbeitsgruppe 8

By Bielefelder Arbeitsgruppe 8

Die Bielefelder Arbeitsgruppe eight hat in den letzten vier Jahrzehnten deutliche Markierungen in der deutschsprachigen wie der internationalen Sozialen Arbeit hinterlassen. Antriebsmotor dieser Entwicklungen struggle und ist Hans-Uwe Otto. In dem vorliegenden Band haben sich dessen Ko-Autorinnen und -Autoren aus Anlass seiner Pensionierung erstmals zu einer Gesamtschau dieser „Bielefelder Forschungsperspektiven“ versammelt.
Diese Forschungsperspektiven sind immer in Gesellschaft entstanden, denn die Bielefelder AG eight ist nur der Koordinationspunkt verschiedenster Netzwerke in den Feldern der Sozialen Arbeit. Die acht zentralen Forschungs- und Themenfelder, die von der Bielefelder AG eight oder unter ihrer Beteiligung in den letzten Jahrzehnten bestellt wurden, gliedern den Band. Der gemeinsame Bezugspunkt aller hier versammelten Beiträge ist aber die Verbindung von Sozialer Arbeit und Gesellschaft. Soziale Arbeit als professionelle Instanz ist nur in ihrem gesellschaftlichen Kontext und damit in explizit gesellschaftspolitischer Positionierung realisierbar – auch in diesem Sinne versteht die Bielefelder AG eight Soziale Arbeit immer „in Gesellschaft“.

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Relationship-based social work: getting to the heart of by Gillian Ruch, Danielle Turney, Adrian Ward

By Gillian Ruch, Danielle Turney, Adrian Ward

Relationship-based perform is based at the concept that human relationships are of paramount value and will be on the center of all sturdy social paintings perform. This e-book presents a radical advisor to relationship-based perform in social paintings, integrating the tips at the back of it utilizing illustrative case reports and providing a version for perform. Case examples hide different provider consumer teams, corresponding to older humans, individuals with disabilities and folks with psychological well-being problems, illustrate how relationship-based perform works actually and discover the levels of feelings that practitioners might come upon. The e-book outlines key abilities resembling tips to determine rapport with the buyer and utilizing empathy to construct a dating. It additionally explores incorporating provider consumer views, acceptable help platforms and powerful management into courting targeted paintings. This publication could be a useful textbook for undergraduate and post-graduate social paintings scholars, practitioners on post-qualifying classes and all social paintings and allied pros.

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Mutual Aid Groups, Vulnerable and Resilient Populations, and by Alex Gitterman EdD, Lawrence Schulman

By Alex Gitterman EdD, Lawrence Schulman

The participants to this quantity research the position of mutual relief teams and social employees in assisting participants of oppressed, weak, and resilient populations regain keep an eye on over their lives. The chapters exhibit the ways that mutual relief tactics support members conquer social and emotional trauma in modern society via lowering isolation, universalizing person difficulties, and mitigating stigma. utilizing the existence cycle as a framework the editors identify a theoretical version for perform and reveal how social staff as staff leaders can foster the therapeutic and empowering means of mutual reduction. The participants additionally contemplate the basics of the mutual relief procedure, the institutional advantages of staff carrier, and particular medical examples of mutual reduction teams. every one bankruptcy deals particular case fabrics that illustrate either workforce paintings abilities and developmental concerns for a number of populations and settings, together with HIV-positive and AIDS sufferers, the homeless, and perpetrators and sufferers of sexual abuse and relatives violence.

New chapters during this thoroughly revised and up-to-date 3rd version illustrate the ability of mutual relief approaches in facing childrens traumatized through the occasions of September eleven, grownup survivors of sexual abuse, mom and dad with developmentally challenged childrens, individuals with AIDS in substance restoration, and mentally unwell older adults.

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Lewd Women and Wicked Witches: A Study of the Dynamics of by Marianne Hester

By Marianne Hester

Within the 16th century and 17th centuries it was once ladies who have been virtually solely persecuted as witches. even though, the witch craze has been subjected to unusually little feminist research. In Lewd girls and depraved Witches, Marianne Hester stories and develops innovative feminist pondering. consequently, she indicates how witches might be visible as sufferers of the oppression of a male ruled society.Concentrating on English resource fabric, the writer indicates how witch-hunts can be obvious as an traditionally particular instance of male dominance. counting on an eroticised build of women's inferiority, they have been a part of the continuing test through males to keep up their strength over girls.

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Working with Men in Health and Social Care by Brid Featherstone, Mark Rivett, Visit Amazon's Jonathan

By Brid Featherstone, Mark Rivett, Visit Amazon's Jonathan Scourfield Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Jonathan Scourfield,

Operating with males in health and wellbeing and Social Care is a crucial and well timed booklet that introduces the advanced matters and debates eager about operating with males in more than a few expert settings. The authors find educational and well known discourse on masculinities in the particular context of wellbeing and fitness and social care settings, seriously analysing the speculation and coverage that underpin and tell perform, and consistently linking theoretical frameworks to 'real-life' perform examples. part 1 contextualises the subject with a dialogue of gender conception, social coverage and the occupational tradition of suitable firms part 2 offers a precis of perform types, interpreting perform with males as participants, in addition to in teams, households and groups part three is organised in accordance with particular teams of carrier clients and comprises chapters on fathers, abusive males, actual and psychological health and wellbeing, boys, and older males This thought-provoking and topical publication can be crucial studying for college students and teachers in social paintings, health and wellbeing care, probation, counselling, and allied disciplines, and for these dealing with the truth of operating with males of their day by day perform.

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Family Support As Reflective Practice by John Canavan, John Pinkerton, Pat Dolan, Neil Thompson

By John Canavan, John Pinkerton, Pat Dolan, Neil Thompson

Family aid is an more and more very important strategic method of welfare providers for kids and households. This helpful source for all pros engaged within the improvement and supply of those prone is underpinned by means of reflective perform values and based round 4 themes:

* conceptual frameworks and vocabulary (defining)

* coverage and organisational constructions and processing (planning)

* instruments for artistic perform (doing)

* methods to review (measuring).

individuals from world wide offer foreign views on center concerns in relations help. those comprise the significance of neighborhood, the position of statutory and voluntary organizations, adolescence advocacy, culturally acceptable family members aid, baby defense, incapacity companies and powerful technique of assessment. supplying a mix of transparent theoretical frameworks and useful information, with transparent 'how to' messages and a powerful emphasis on overview, this ebook may be of curiosity to social staff, care employees, lecturers, group improvement and cops, scholars, policy-makers, evaluators and all these operating in all components of kin support.

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