Books tagged: social work

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From Darkness To Triumph: Creating Success Against All Odds
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,580. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In this moving and inspiring memoir, Anastasia Charalabakos recounts the trials and triumphs of her life, a journey that, despite her blindness, has bestowed upon her a more powerful appreciation of the world around her. She also provides deep insight into our ability to achieve a richer understanding of our existence and a more lasting peace in our lives.
Caught in Traffick
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 92,870. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
'Caught in Traffick' is the sequel to 'Known to Social Services', and continues the story of social worker Diane Foster. Set mainly in Thailand; Diane and her partner Ethan are on a working holiday, blissfully unaware of the dangers lurking against the beautiful backdrop of white beaches and glorious monuments. With gripping twists and turns, hair-raising rescue attempts & heart breaking tragedies
How to Do Social Work: Steps towards Effective Social Work Practice
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 13,740. Language: British English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
Leading social work author, Neil Thompson, offers guidance on how to be an effective social worker. Based on his extensive experience as a practitioner, manager, educator, writer and consultant, this helpful guide offers invaluable insights into what it takes to succeed in social work. Social work is a highly demanding profession, but one that also offers the potential for significant rewards.
Don't You Tell
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,640. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the course of her profession, social worker, Amber Walker, deals with tragedy on a daily basis. But when her own family is destroyed by a client she tried to help, she is tormented by guilt and loses faith in the goodness of humanity.
Online Counselling Practice
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 10,620. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
This eBook provides information about online counselling for practitioners who are working or aim to work and provide counselling in various settings including private practice.
Known to Social Services
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
Written from life experience and ringing with authenticity, Known to Social Services follows Diane Foster, a dedicated social worker, into the grim, grey world of the Deacon Hill estate in Millbrook and the tormented lives of its inhabitants.
The Protection of Children (Second Edition): State Intervention and Family Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,520. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work, Nonfiction » Law » Family law
Robert Dingwall, John Eekelaar and Topsy Murray's classic study of law & social work in action is based on the most extensive investigation of child abuse/neglect in Britain. It follows cases from the first detection of mistreatment to the resolution (or otherwise) of the problem. Famed for coining the oft-used (and misplaced) phrase "the rule of optimism," the book is updated in the 2014 edition.
Little Tommy Big Beliefs
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Other
Tommy is a little boy living in a world with big beliefs. This kids book focuses on questions that Tommy asks his mother while going grocery shopping. While encouraging curiosity, the mother provides answers that are related to religion and beliefs that people value. She teaches that even though people are different than you, you can still show them love and respect.
The Social Organisation of Health Visitor Training
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,760. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Robert Dingwall's classic and original study of health visitors in the UK includes linked notes, tables from the print edition, linked index & active Contents. He studied the origins and rise of the health visitor (like physician assistants in the U.S.) from a sociological perspective, with interviews and pointed examples to show the path to professionalization of this health care service worker.
Graveyard Blues
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,020. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Homecare worker Molly Lewin confronts two unexpected challenges: a client’s murder and the threatened conviction of his long-time companion, an old-time southern blues singer. She is incensed to discover that the murder may be tied to a scheme to drive out low-rent tenants and replace their homes with a shopping mall.