April 2010. The evolution of feminist therapy involves the reconstruction of therapeutic goals, values, frameworks, and theory, as well as an acknowledgement that there is no single reality, no one "right" feminist theory or epistemological position about women. This collection of original articles addresses a range of topics relevant to understanding contemporary Canadian women's experiences.
Walking in the Good Way / Ioterihwakwaríhshion Tsi Íhse
January 2009. Offering concrete direction for some and validation for others, this groundbreaking book provides a stimulus to engage in a much-needed discourse on Aboriginal social work education. The dozen original articles in this collection sensitively describe efforts during the past twenty-five years to develop and deliver social work education that meets the needs of Aboriginal students in Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Wellness and Work
August 2005. Employee Assistance Programming has evolved from a mechanism of social control to a major force for health promotion. The field offers great potential for helping to build healthier communities of workers and families, in addition to helping individual workers who may see themselves, or be seen by others, as people with problems.
Spirituality and Social Work
June 2007. Spirituality is an area of thought and practice that is attracting an increasing amount of attention and interest from social work practitioners, theorists, and instructors. Spirituality and Social Work: Selected Canadian Readings explores the history, practice, and diversity of faith traditions with which spirituality and social work are intertwined.
Responding to the Oppression of Addiction, 2nd Edition
March 2010. Uniting top academics, researchers, and practitioners, this contributed volume offers new perspectives on the meaning, role, and history of addiction in our society and the construction of illicit drug use as a social problem. This substantially revised second edition provides an authoritative focus on policy issues that will extend and enrich the education and on-going discussion of addiction within the social work community.
Implementing Evidence-Informed Practice
January 2012. Implementing Evidence-Informed Practice: International Perspectives is comprised of sixteen original articles about developing strategies to integrate knowledge into policy and practice in order to determine if interventions will have the desired effect, ensure that public money is spent efficiently, and increase the likelihood that practitioners are intervening in the lives of others on the basis of the best available evidence.
September 2011. his book provides enrichment for the helping practices of Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, practitioners, and scholars in the human services. Scholars are challenged to share these important Indigenous teachings without their meanings and purposes being appropriated.
Structural Social Work in Action
September 2009. Using concrete examples, this optimistic book illustrates the ways in which structural social work theory is being successfully implemented in social work practice. By providing examples of what does work in structural social work practice, it offers hope to others that this work is not only possible, but that it is happening, it is effective, and the rest of us can do it too.