Download e-book for iPad: Strong Families Around the World: Strengths-Based Research by John DeFrain,Sylvia Asay
By John DeFrain,Sylvia Asay
- an advent into the kinfolk Strengths standpoint
- the foreign family members Strengths version
- the propositions of the family members Strengths point of view
- how the relatives Strengths viewpoint matches with different conceptual frameworks
- households from a world standpoint
- a conceptual framework for realizing worldwide family members strengths and demanding situations
Strengths-Based examine and views: robust households round the World comes in handy as a textual content in marriage and family members relationships sessions, cross-cultural kinfolk styles sessions, strengths-based practitioner education sessions, and relations remedy and relatives educator education sessions. This invaluable source can be of serious curiosity to kin educators, family members therapists, psychologists, social staff, nurses, and spiritual counselors.
By Dirk Eichler
By Laura Erickson-Schroth
While trans humans percentage many universal stories, there's tremendous variety inside trans groups. There are an envisioned 700,000 transgendered participants within the US and 15 million all over the world. Even nonetheless, there is been a striking loss of geared up details for this extensive group.
Trans our bodies, Trans Selves is a innovative resource-a accomplished, reader-friendly consultant for transgender humans, with each one bankruptcy written via transgender or genderqueer authors. encouraged through Our our bodies, Ourselves, the vintage and strong compendium written for and by way of ladies, Trans our bodies, Trans Selves is greatly obtainable to the transgender inhabitants, delivering authoritative details in an inclusive and respectful approach and representing the collective wisdom base of dozens of influential specialists. each one bankruptcy takes the reader via a major transgender factor, reminiscent of race, faith, employment, clinical and surgical transition, psychological overall healthiness subject matters, relationships, sexuality, parenthood, arts and tradition, and lots of more.
Anonymous charges and testimonials from transgender those who were surveyed approximately their reviews are woven all through, including compelling, own voices to each web page. during this exact method, hundreds and hundreds of viewpoints from in the course of the neighborhood have united to create this robust and pioneering ebook. it's a welcoming position for transgender and gender-questioning humans, their companions and households, scholars, professors, tips counselors, and others to seem for up to date details on transgender life.
By Manohar Pawar,Richard Hugman,Andrew Alexandra,A. W. (Bill) Anscombe
This ebook demonstrates the vital position of moral personality in powerful social paintings perform. Showcasing decide upon biographies of social employees, it finds how expert practitioners have built such center virtues as compassion, love, dedication, prudence, recognize for human dignity and a serious experience of social justice throughout the process their operating lives, and the way they practice those virtues in a wide selection of settings and events to reinforce the overall healthiness of the folks and groups they paintings with. As such, the ebook deals a strong and encouraging source to aid educators, scholars and practitioners comprehend the unbreakable hyperlink among what social staff and different social welfare and social improvement execs do and who they're, and thereby domesticate middle characteristics that are supposed to be promoted.
“Pawar, Hugman, Alexandra and Anscombe have came across a unique and artistic solution to discover virtues in social paintings via interpreting the profession contributions of a gaggle of social paintings practitioners engaged in ‘virtuous action’. Their tales are inspiring they usually offer much-needed position versions for college students and practitioners embarking on empowering perform” – Dr. Mel grey, Professor of Social paintings, The college of Newcastle. New South Wales, Australia.
"In an age the place the virtues of fact, cooperation and “doing the ideal factor” are more and more being eroded in public existence, this e-book serves as either an idea and worthwhile source to all social paintings practitioners looking to consider, and increase their perform" - Dr. Martin Ryan, Social employee, Counsellor/Community Educator, Jesuit Social companies, Melbourne.
“The editors are to be counseled for interpreting the virtuous characters of those ten specialist social staff. using particular biographies is an cutting edge and significant process which is helping us to understand simply what an important influence the virtues can have." - Dr. Christian B. Miller, A. C. Reid Professor of Philosophy, Director, the nature undertaking, Wake wooded area collage, USA.
By Marie Weil,Michael S. Reisch,Mary L. Ohmer
The moment variation of The instruction manual of group perform is elevated and up-to-date with a huge international concentration and serves as a accomplished guidebook of neighborhood perform grounded in social justice and human rights. It makes use of group and perform theories and encompasses neighborhood improvement, organizing, making plans, social swap, coverage perform, software improvement, provider coordination, organizational cultural competency, and community-based learn with regards to worldwide poverty and group empowerment. this can be additionally the 1st neighborhood perform textual content to supply mixed and in-depth remedy of globalization and overseas improvement perform issues—including affects on groups within the usa and on overseas improvement paintings. The guide is grounded in participatory and empowerment practices, together with social swap, social and fiscal improvement, feminist perform, community-collaborative, and engagement in different groups. It makes use of the social improvement standpoint and employs analyses of power poverty, asset improvement, coverage perform, and neighborhood learn techniques in addition to offering concepts for advocacy and social and legislative action.
The instruction manual contains 40 chapters which problem readers to envision and determine perform, conception, and examine equipment. because it expands on versions and techniques, delineates rising concerns, and connects coverage and perform, the e-book offers imaginative and prescient and methods for neighborhood to worldwide neighborhood perform within the coming decades.
The instruction manual will proceed to face because the crucial textual content and reference for accomplished neighborhood perform, and may be invaluable for years yet to come because it emphasizes path for confident swap, new advancements in group techniques, and focuses cognizance on globalization, human rights, and social justice. it's going to stay used as a center textual content for a number of classes inside of courses, may have long-term software for college kids of group perform, and may offer practitioners with new grounding for improvement, making plans, organizing, and empowerment and social swap paintings.
By James Barber,Paul Delfabbro,Robyn Gilbertson
The learn unearths that whereas most kids do particularly good in foster care as much as the two-year element, there's a being concerned quantity of placement instability at a time whilst the focus of emotionally bothered childrens in care is expanding through the western international. even supposing, unusually, placement instability doesn't seem to produce psychosocial impairment for a interval of as much as 8 months in care, it has an severe impression on childrens who're moved from placement to placement simply because no carer will tolerate their behaviour. those kids are consigned to a lifetime of distribution and emotional upheaval end result of the loss of replacement types of care. one other unforeseen discovering of the learn is that expanding the speed of parental touch achieves little or not anything relating to the possibility of kinfolk reunification.
As baby welfare more and more enters a global of research-based perform, Children in Foster Care presents a few a lot wanted challenging facts of ways foster care coverage and perform might be improved.
By Walter Röchling
By Francis K.O. Yuen,Carol B. Cohen,Kristine Tower
Disability and Social paintings schooling: perform and coverage Issues examines the social development of incapacity that connotes inferiority and highlights sensible options for switch. This artistic source provides social paintings educators, scholars, and practitioners the chance to embody assorted and inventive methods for integrating a generalist social paintings version of their paintings with quite a few measurement platforms which are regarding incapacity. Chapters comprise vast references, appendixes, tables, and figures to obviously illustrate subject matters.
Topics in Disability and Social paintings schooling: perform and coverage Issues contain:
- model curriculum on disabilities that comes with different views of social paintings perform with people who have actual, cognitive, and psychiatric disabilities
- protecting the felony rights of kids and the people with Disabilities schooling Act (IDEA)
- empowering disabled members for civil rights to have entry to group residing
- the educational technique of assisting scholars who're disabled in attaining their educational ambitions
- components of the american citizens with Disabilities Act—and key judgements made by means of the ultimate courtroom
- strategies of intervention for macro switch
- historical review of kin coverage and perform because it pertains to young children and teens who're disabled
- the biopsychosocial framework as an evaluation instrument to enhance interventions
- the use of the healing courting and psychodynamic and ecological ways to social paintings practices
- helping consumers with disabilities advance adaptive spiritual and religious ideals
- disability protests and events and their implications on social paintings perform
- the capability technique and the foreign type of Functioning, incapacity and overall healthiness as social paintings instruments
- basic guidance for project examine approximately and with those who have disabilities
Disability and Social paintings schooling: perform and coverage concerns is a helpful, exact source for social paintings educators, scholars, and practitioners.
By Ayca Polat (Hrsg.),Ayca Polat,Mareike Lange
By Markus Frittum