Page added on September 21, 2012
Julie Fish’s new book has been published:Social work with lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people: making a difference.
Bristol: The Policy Press.
Book Launch: Trinity House The Newarke, De Montfort University Leicester.
Please note the new date
Wednesday October 24th 2012 6-8pm
Please RSVP by emailing me if you would like to attend firstname.lastname@example.org Please note if you would like to buy the book in advance you can purchase it from the below link at a 20% discount:http://www.policypress.co.uk/display.asp?K=9781847428035
“An outstanding and invaluable text for social workers and other practitioners that brings together legal, historical and human rights perspectives on sexuality and social work practice in the UK and internationally. It raises key messages from research and practice of relevance to a wide user and carer groups” Paul Willis, Social Work, University of Swansea.
“This important, ground-breaking book challenges social work with authority, knowledge and quiet passion. The application of values, law and international evidence to practice scenarios makes it an invaluable resource for students, practitioners and lecturers” Paul Bywaters, Social Work and health Inequalities Network, Emeritus Professor, Coventry University.
This book makes a timely contribution to current issues in developing services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) people drawing on examples from across the lifespan and key challenges in social work with LGBT people including:
· Trans people· Children and young people
· Older people· Mental health · Substance misuse
· LGBT people with disabilities
· LGBT asylum seekers and refugeesJoin us for drinks and nibbles. There will be a presentation about the issues relating to social work and LGBT people and a short Q&A session.