Practice

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Beyond Shelters

Solutions to Homelessness in Canada from the Front Lines

This book offers essays by experienced shelter managers who address the future of the homeless shelter in Canada. This diverse collection includes contributions by leaders in the homelessness … 256 View

Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice

Social Justice Social Work

This updated third edition of the immensely popular Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice introduces students to anti-oppressive social work, its historical and theoretical roots and the specific … 381 View
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The Shelterscape in Canada

From: Beyond Shelters

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Provides a short history of the homeless shelter sector’s development followed by a description of its current size, shape, and orientations in Canada. Analyzes how homeless shelters have … 14 $1.40 Add
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Section One – Overview of Anti-Oppressive Practice Anti-Oppressive Practice

Roots, Theory, Tensions

From: Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice

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Anti-Oppressive Practice

Neoliberalism, Inequality and Change

From: Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice

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Shelters and Housing First

From: Beyond Shelters

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Describes how Dr. Sam Tsemberis ascertained through his work and research at the famed Bellevue Hospital that chronically homeless people could be stably housed with improved quality of life … 29 $2.90 Add
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Mitigating Harm to Women

From: Beyond Shelters

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Describes the development of the transition house movement in Newfoundland and Labrador and how these centres have become anchors for the protection and safety of women in their communities. … 18 $1.80 Add
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Section Two – Types of Practice Introduction

From: Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice

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Advocacy Centre

From: Beyond Shelters

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Proposes that, while continuing to deliver essential services to men and women in states of emergency and providing assistance in finding and keeping housing, homeless shelters are well placed to … 19 $1.90 Add
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Emic and Alliance

Anti-Oppressive Social Work in Child Protection

From: Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice

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Agent of Social Integration

From: Beyond Shelters

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Describes the history of Montreal’s Old Brewery Mission (an 125 year old shelter) and how it is working in concert with local psychiatric teams and housing agencies to create multiple and … 19 $1.90 Add
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Who’s Protecting Whom?

Child Welfare and Policing Black Families

From: Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice

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Bridging the Practice-Activism Divide

Advocacy, Organizing and Social Movements

From: Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice

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The Social Emergency Room

From: Beyond Shelters

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Describes how the medical emergency model is being used to treat the social emergency a homeless person faces; triaging newly homeless people and helping them reconnect to housing and services in … 12 $1.20 Add
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Homes, Jobs and Friends

From: Beyond Shelters

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Describes what how homeless shelters should be assisting homless people in three areas: finding a home, preparing for work, and developing friendships. Analyzes how the Gateway Shelter (Salvation … 16 $1.60 Add
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Soup Days and Decolonization

Indigenous Pathways to Anti-Oppressive Practice

From: Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice

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