Social work and welfare policies

A Manifesto of the Relational Social Work Method

Fabio Folgheraiter

Relational work, experiential knowledge, reciprocity, co-responsibility and participation. These are ...

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Witnessing violence, traumatic separation and multiple mistreatment

Roberta Luberti, Caterina Grappolini

Conflictual separation, domestic violence, witnessing violence and family loss are all complex ...

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Facing gender-based violence

Maria Luisa Bonura

This book presents a concise yet in-depth look at the phenomenon of male violence against women, in ...

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Community welfare

Francesco Messia, Chiara Venturelli

In the context of the current, urgent debate on alternative, viable forms of welfare, the book ...

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Pain is not forever

Arnaldo Pangrazzi

This book is written for those who wish to use mutual help in supporting people who are going ...

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Working with birth families of out-of-home children

Giammatteo Secchi

The book shows how real prospects of change can be encouraged in birth families when their children ...

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Building a life story for people with dementia

Elena Grandi

The book presents, in a clear, practical way: ...

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A professional caregiver in the family

Giovanna Perucci

More and more people nowadays find themselves having to deal with elderly relatives in need of ...

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Managment for a good life

Alberto Camuri

The global crisis has highlighted the failure of the dominant managerial approach, both in the ...

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The land of child protection

Annalisa Vicari, Lucia Monicchi

Protecting children means respecting their individuality, making them aware of what they are going ...

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Stimulating activities with the elderly

Laura Pedrinelli Carrara

This book, which has been shaped out of real experiences in a care home, is a practical, complete ...

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Work placements and internships in the social services

Maria Luisa Raineri

Work placements are essential for effectively learning about social work. Therefore, confining ...

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Advocacy for children and young people

Valentina Calcaterra

In child protection, listening to the child is of fundamental importance. ...

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Social work with alcoholism and drug addiction

Valerio Quercia

What competences do social workers who deal with addicts need to have? How can they take on this ...

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Do not do unto others

Fabio Folgheraiter

The economic crisis, which hit Europe in 2008 has brought to light the topic of social ...

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Participative fostering

Valentina Calcaterra

This book outlines a new approach to the topic of fostering, so that we can get a glimpse of a new ...

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Project management for EU funded projects

Marcello D'Amico

The manual offers a theoretical and practical framework to enhance the knowledge and understanding ...

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Creating mutual self-help groups

Valentina Calcaterra

Meeting other people, exchanging views and supporting each other are spontaneous experiences of ...

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The giants of social work

Bruno Bortoli

«We are like dwarves on the shoulders of giants, so that we can see more than they, and things at a ...

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Our sister crisis

Fabio Folgheraiter

All crises — by definition — denounce the unsustainability of a situation or a system, which, ...

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Talking with the bereaved

Luigi Colusso

The aim of this book is to offer specific information in order to learn about bereavement and its ...

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The Mystery of Social Work

Fabio Folgheraiter

An inquiry into the meaning of social work: this is the aim of the present book published both ...

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Foundations of Relational Social Work Method

Fabio Folgheraiter

Through a powerful conceptual analysis, this book provides the language and the logical tools to ...

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Natural Helpers

Fabio Folgheraiter, Patrizia Cappelletti

An electrician, a construction worker, a homemaker, a factory worker, a handicapped person, an ...

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Essays on welfare

Fabio Folgheraiter

Our dear old welfare state designed to protect us all from trouble is going through a hard time—it ...

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