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Professional Practice Three Social Work

Professional Practice 3, 2017/18, Semester 1, 2
Adam Boyes
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue


Bassot, B. 2013 The reflective journal: Capturing your learning for personal and professional development  Palgrave: Basingstoke

BIFULCO, A. and THOMAS, G. 2012 Understanding adult attachment in family relationships : research, assessment, and intervention Oxon:Routledge

Broadhurst, K. and Mason, C. 2014 Social Work Beyond the VDU: Foreground Co-Presence in Situated Practice – Why Face-to-Face Practice Matters in British Journal of Social Work. 44 (3), pp.578-595.

CHILDHOOD WELLBEING AND RESEARCH CENTRE 2012. Working Paper 16: Decision-making within a child’s timeframe: An overview of current research evidence for family justice professionals concerning child development and the impact of maltreatment. (Authors: Rebecca Brown and Harriet Ward). Available from: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/200471/Decision-making_within_a_child_s_timeframe.pdf

COULSHED V. & ORME J, 2006 Social Work Practice an introduction (4th ed) Basingstoke: Palgrave

Cundy, L. 2015 Love in the age of the internet : attachment in the digital era Karnac: London

Corby, B. Shemmings, D and Wilkins, D. Child abuse : an evidence base for confident practice. 4th Edition Open University Press: Maidenhead

Department of Education 2014 Knowledge and Skills for Child and family Social Work [online], [Accessed 26  August 2014]. Available from: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/knowledge-and-skills-for-child-and-family-social-work

Ferguson, H. 2014. What Social Workers Do In performing Childs Protection Work: Evidence from Research into Face to Face Practice. Child and Family Social Work. [Online]. Available from: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cfs.12142/pdf

FOWLER, F. 2003 A practitioner's tool for child protection and the assessment of parents London: Jessica Kinglsey

HOWARTH, J. Aldrige, J. Bentovim, A. Bickley, J. and Bradshaw, H. 2010 (2nd ed)   The child's world : the comprehensive guide to assessing children in need (2nd ed) London: Jessica Kingsley 

HOWE, D. BRANDON, M. HININGS and D. SCHOFIELD, D. 1999.  Attachment theory, child maltreatment and family support : a practice and assessment model London:Jessica Kingsley 

KOPROWSKA J,  2010 Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Social Work 3rd edition. Exeter: Learning Matters

Kirkman, E. and Melrose, K. (Behavioural Insights Team). 2014. Clinical Judgement and Decision-Making in Children’s Social Work: An analysis of the “Front Door” system. Department of Education. [Online] Available from: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/305516/RR337_-_Clinical_Judgement_and_Decision-Making_in_Childrens_Social_Work.pdf

LISHMAN, J. 2007 Handbook for practice learning in social work and social care  London:Jessica Kingsley 

MEGELE, C. (2015) Psychosocial and relationship-based practice Glasgow: Critical Publishing

MILNER, J. O’BYRNE, P. 2009 Assessment in Social Work, 3rd Edition: Palgrave

PARKER J, & BRADLEY G, 2010 Social Work Practice: assessment, planning intervention and review (3rd ed) Exeter: Learning Matters

PHILIPS, C. R. 2014. Seeing the Child’ beyond the Literal: Considering Dance Choreography and the Body in Child Welfare and Protection in British Journal of Social Work. (2014) 44 (8): 2254-227

SHEMMINGS, D. and SHEMMINGS, Y. 2011 Understanding disorganized attachment : theory and practice for working with children and adults London: Jessica Kingsley

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ADAMS R, et al 2009 Social Work Themes, Issues and Critical Debates 3rd Edition, Basingstoke: Palgrave

ADCOCK, M. 2000 The Core Assessment – How to Synthesise Information and Make Judgements in HOWARTH, J. (Ed) 2000 The child's world : assessing children in need

BANKS S, 2006 Ethics and Values in Social Work (3rd edition) Basingstoke: Palgrave

DOEL, M. 2010. Social work placements : a traveller's guide Routledge: London

DOEL, M. 2002. Learning, practice and assessment : signposting the portfolio London: Jessica Kingsley

Lomax, R and Jones, K (2014), Surviving your social work placement ISBN: 9781137328229 (pbk.); 1137328223 (pbk.) (Second Edition), Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke Hampshire 

Maclean, S (2010), The social work pocket guide to ... reflective practice ISBN: 9781903575697, Kirwin Maclean Associates Ltd., Lichfield, Staffs

NASH M, MUNFORD R, & O ’DONOGHUE K, 2005 Social work theories in action London: Jessica Kingsley

THOMPSON N, 2007 Power and empowerment  Lyme Regis: Russell House

THOMPSON N, 2005 Understanding Social Work: Preparing for Practice (2nd ed) Basingstoke: Palgrave

THOMPSON N, 2009 People skills (3rd ed) Basingstoke: Palgrave

WILSON K., RUCH G., LYMBERY M., COOPER A., 2011. Social work : an introduction to contemporary practice. (2nd ed) Harlow: Pearson Longman

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Government publications 

DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION. 2011. The Munro Review of Child Protection : final report : a child-centred system London: The Stationary Office Limited

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, 1995. Child protection : messages from research. London: The Stationary Office 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, 1999. Framework for the Assessment of Children In Need and their Families, London: The Stationary Office

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, 2000. No secrets : guidance on developing and implementing multi-agency policies and procedures to protect vulnerable adults from abuse. London: The Stationary Office

AUDIT COMMISSION, 2002. Integrated services for older people : building a whole system approach in England. London: The Stationary Office

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, 2013. Working Together to Safeguard Children London: The Stationary Office.

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British Journal of Social Work.

Journal of social work values and ethics

European journal of social work

Qualitative Social Work

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http://www.scie-socialcareonline.org.uk/ an electronic Library for Social Care.

New Social Worker Online An online magazine for social work students and recent graduates.

Health and Care Professions Council (formerly General Social Care Council) http://www.hpc-uk.org/

Department of Health http://www.dh.gov.uk/

Department for Education http://www.education.gov.uk/

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)  www.scie.org.uk

British Association of Social Workers http://www.basw.co.uk

This list was last updated on 27/07/2017