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HECS5162M - Week 0 Induction; Module Reading List

Professional Development 4, 2014/15, Semester F12
Alan Murphy
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Reading List

The following are primarily practice and skills based text books, but it is important to see this list within the context of the theory and knowledge base provided by the modules, Social Work with Children and Families and Social Work With Adults.

DEPARTMENT FOR CHILDREN, SCHOOLS AND FAMILIES. 2003. Every child matters : presented to Parliament by the Chief Secretary to the Treasury by Command of Her Majesty September 2003. [online]

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, 2000. Framework for the assessment of children in need and their families. London: The Stationary Office

GALVANI, S. 2012. Supporting people with alcohol and drug problems : making a difference The Policy Press: Bristol

HEALEY, J. and SPENCER, M. 2008. Surviving your placement in health and social care : a student handbook Open University Press: MaidenheadThis book covers Health Care including Social Work and there are chapters that cover reflective writing, professional reasoning, evidence based practice and supervision.

HEANUE, K. and LAWTON, C. 2012. Working with substance users. Maidenhead: Open University Press

HM GOVERNMENT. 2010. Drug Strategy 2010 - Reducing Demand, Restricting supply, Building Recovery: Supporting People to Live a Drug Free Life. Available online at http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/publications/alcohol-drugs/drugs/drug-strategy/

HORNER N. 2009. What is Social Work : Context and Perspectives . 3rd edition. Exeter: Learning Matters.

HURCOMBE, R. BAYLEY, M. and GOODMAN, A. 2010. Ethnicity and Alcohol: A Review of the Literature York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation. Available online at http://www.jrf.org.uk/publications/ethnicity-alcohol-review

KOPROWSKA, J. 2010. Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Social Work (3rd edition). Exeter: Learning MattersAn explanation of the skills that underpin any assessment / interview .

LISTER, P. G. and CRISP, B. R. 2007. Critical Incident Analyses: A Practice Learning Tool for Students and Practitioners. Practice. Volume 19 Number 1 (March 2007)See pages 49-50 for Critical Incident Analysis Framework.

MARTYN, H. (Ed) 2000. Developing reflective practice : making sense of social work in a world of change Policy Press: Bristol.This book has a number of contributors all reflecting on one of the cases they have been involved with and reflecting upon the theory that underpins that case and reflecting upon their work. The scenarios all focus on different aspect of working with Children and Families, they do show the distinction between writing up the case study and then the process of reflection.

MILNER, J. and O'BYRNE, P. 2009 (3rd edition) Assessment in Social Work Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

NELSON, A. 2012 Social work with substance users . London: Sage. Recommended Reading: Nelson is a key text that has an overview of current practice and the context of drugs and alcohol work.

PARKER, J. 2010. (2nd edition) Effective practice learning in social work . Exeter: LondonChapter Four pp63-88 gives an overview of the uses of Supervision

PARKER J., and BRADLEY G. 2010 (3rd edition). Social Work Practice: Assessment, Planning, Intervention and Review . Exeter: Learning Matters.

RASSOOL, G.H. 2009. Alcohol and drug misuse : a handbook for students and health professionals London: Routledge. Chapter 24 pp325-342

THOMPSON N. 2005. Understanding Social Work: Preparing for Practice . Basingstoke: Palgrave MacmillanAn explanation of the skills that underpin any assessment / interview .

WALKER, H. 2008. Studying for your social work degree Learning Matters: ExeterChapter Four on Writing academically: Evaluation, developing arguments, avoiding pitfalls and Chapter Five Developing Critical Analysis and Understanding offer simple but effective explanations with case studies to illustrate examples.

WILSON K., RUCH G., LYMBERY M., COOPER A., 2011 (2nd ed). Social work : an introduction to contemporary practice . Harlow: Pearson LongmanVery comprehensive book that offers an overview of a number of different areas and approaches.

This list was last updated on 20/03/2013