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Community-Based Systems of Long-Term Care

by Rick T. Zawadski

An enlightening review of the successes and failures of several federally funded community-based projects that offered elderly persons an alternative to nursing home care. Policymakers, caregivers, and students...


Handbook of Group Activities for Impaired Adults

by Elsbeth Martindale & Scott Cabot Willis

Here is a one-of-a-kind resource for professionals who prepare and lead group activities for impaired older adults. Filling a crucial gap in the field of clinical gerontology, this invaluable guide provides...


How to Get Families More Involved in the Nursing Home: Four Programs That Work and Why

by Tammy La Brake

Health care providers and social workers at nursing homes may feel they have little time to design programs for the family members of their residents, yet you will learn in How to Get Families More Involved...


How the Poor Can Save Capitalism: Rebuilding the Path to the Middle Class

by John Hope Bryant & Andrew Young

John Hope Bryant, successful self-made businessman and founder of the nonprofit Operation HOPE, says business and political leaders are ignoring the one force that could truly re-energize the stalled American...


HIV/AIDS and the South African State: Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Respond

by Annamarie Bindenagel Šehovic

This book does not seek to absolve the South African state of its responsibility to respond to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Moreover, it argues that although the state, the government, before, during, and after the...


An Applied Visual Sociology: Picturing Harm Reduction

by Stephen Parkin

Exploring the value of photography and video as legitimate forms of social enquiry, An Applied Visual Sociology: Picturing Harm Reduction constitutes a guidebook for conducting applied visual sociology within...


Health and Inequality: Applying Public Health Research to Policy and Practice

by Angela M. Tod & Julia Hirst

How can research on the social determinants of health be translated into real life public health practice? Challenging the research-practice gap, this text shows readers from a range of professions how their...


Competence: Theoretical Frameworks

by Nancy P. Kropf & Roberta R. Greene

“This text explores the concept of competence and shows how it is expressed in a variety of theoretical frameworks, including traditional models and emerging theoretical approaches.”
—Journal...


The First Interview, Fourth Edition

by James Morrison

This trusted practitioner resource and course text is grounded in James Morrison's experience with more than 15,000 mental health patients. Morrison provides a complete framework for interviewing adult patients...


A Matter of Gravity

by Hélène Vachon, Phyllis Aronoff & Howard Scott

Treading delicately between laughter and tragedy, Force of Gravity is a touching portrait of loneliness and the pursuit of happiness.


The Inner Life of the Dying Person

by Allan Kellehear

This unique book recounts the experience of facing one’s death solely from the dying person’s point of view rather than from the perspective of caregivers, survivors, or rescuers. Such unmediated access...


Charting the Impacts of University-Child Welfare Collaboration

by Katharine Briar-Lawson & Joan Levy Zlotnik

Train—and keep—a child welfare workforce that will make a difference!

Charting the Impacts of University-Child Welfare Collaboration addresses the challenges of implementing workforce development initiatives...


Child Migration and Human Rights in a Global Age

by Jacqueline Bhabha

Why, despite massive public concern, is child trafficking on the rise? Why are unaccompanied migrant children living on the streets and routinely threatened with deportation to their countries of origin? Why...


Defiant Teens, Second Edition: A Clinician's Manual for Assessment and Family Intervention

by Russell A. Barkley & Arthur L. Robin

This authoritative manual presents an accessible 18-step program widely used by clinicians working with challenging teens. Steps 1-9 comprise parent training strategies for managing a broad range of problem...


Green Medicine: Challenging the Assumptions of Conventional Health Care

by D.O., Larry Malerba

According to Dr. Larry Malerba, modern medicine has perfected the short-term technical repair of the physical body at the expense of the long-term psychological and spiritual well-being of the whole person....


Making a World of Difference

by Miles Roston

Many of us feel helpless when faced with the seemingly endless pain and poverty in the world. We are paralysed by the immensity of the problem, thinking, 'What can I possibly do?' Yet sometimes the smallest...


Social Work in Health Care: A Handbook for Practice

by Kay Davidson

Here is an outstanding reference book of major readings in the field of social work in health care. Practitioners, educators, researchers, and students can use this landmark two-part volume to review dominant...


The Hospice: Development and Administration

by Glen Davidson

First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


From Prevention to Wellness Through Group Work

by Joan K Parry

Offering some of the most advanced thinking and practice in the arena of social work with groups, From Prevention to Wellness Through Group Work synthesizes the discussions and findings from the Annual Symposium...


Using Books in Clinical Social Work Practice: A Guide to Bibliotherapy

by Jean A Pardeck

Using Books in Clinical Social Work Practice: A Guide to Bibliotherapy introduces clinical social workers and other helping professionals to bibliotherapy, an innovative approach to helping individuals deal...