David Howe

David Howe is Professor of Social Work at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. He was founding editor of the Blackwell Science Journal, Child and Family Social Work (1996-2001) and is author of many books, including: Attachment Theory for Social Work Practice; Attachment Theory, Child Maltreatment and Family Support; Child Abuse and Neglect: Attachment, Development and Intervention; and The Emotionally Intelligent Social Worker.

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A Brief Introduction to Social Work Theory

A Brief Introduction to Social Work Theory

by David Howe

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This crisp text, by one of social work's most highly regarded commentators offers the perfect entry point into the complex world of social work theory. Written in a clear conversational style and... (more)

Empathy: What it is and Why it Matters

Empathy: What it is and Why it Matters

by David Howe

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Empathy is key to good relationships. In its absence, behaviour becomes puzzling, even dangerous. David Howe's fascinating new book examines what empathy is, why we have it and how it develops. He... (more)

Attachment Across the Lifecourse: A Brief Introduction

Attachment Across the Lifecourse: A Brief Introduction

by David Howe

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How do past relationships shape who we are today? Attachment theory offers a powerful model for explaining how our earliest relationships affect not only our development as children, but also our... (more)

Attachment theory for social work practice

Attachment theory for social work practice

by David Howe

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This work addresses the needs of social workers in understanding and assessing the nature and origins of disturbed social relationships, and examines issues emerging from and around attachment... (more)

Patterns of Adoption

Patterns of Adoption

by David Howe

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This text provides coverage of the major research and theoretical perspectives on adoption, reviewing the work of several disciplines within psychology, sociology and social work. With the change in... (more)

Attachment Theory, Child Maltreatment and Family Support: A Practice and Assessment Model

Attachment Theory, Child Maltreatment and Family Support: A Practice and Assessment Model

Edited by David Howe, Diana Hinings

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This text offers a comprehensive account of how social developmental perspectives and attachment theory can illuminate practice in the field of child protection and family support. It moves from an... (more)

On Being a Client: Understanding the Process of Counselling and Psychotherapy

On Being a Client: Understanding the Process of Counselling and Psychotherapy

by David Howe

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There is a growing interest in what clients have to say about their experiences of counselling and psychotherapy. In a powerful analysis of this subject, David Howe identifies a number of clear and... (more)

Contact in Adoption and Permanent Foster Care

Contact in Adoption and Permanent Foster Care

by Elsbeth Neil, David Howe

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This book gathers together the latest thoughts and research findings of many of the leading authorities on the subject of contact in adoption and permanent foster care. (more)

Child Abuse and Neglect: Attachment, Development and Intervention

Child Abuse and Neglect: Attachment, Development and Intervention

by David Howe

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Offers a survey of the field of child abuse and neglect from the perspective of modern developmental attachment theory. The book opens with an account of the theory and describes the ways in which... (more)

The Emotionally Intelligent Social Worker

The Emotionally Intelligent Social Worker

by David Howe

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Leading author explains the theory and practice of understanding and managing emotions for effective professional practice in the human services and caring professions. Emotional intelligence is hot... (more)

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