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Conversation Starters for Direct Work with Children and Young People

by Audrey Tait & Becky Dunn

Some children face traumatic or difficult events in their lives, and it's essential that they are helped to understand such events and given permission to talk. To do this, helping adults need to be equipped...

Interviewing for the Helping Professions

by Fred McKenzie & Nicole Nicotera

A successful professional interview depends on the development of a generally positive human interaction. Without a positive base, the interview can be fraught with difficulties and roadblocks. This is true...

Emergence of infectious diseases

by Serge Morand & Muriel Figuié

From SARS to avian influenza, Ebola virus and MERS-CoV, infectious diseases have received increasing attention in recent decades from scientists, risk managers, the media and the general public. What explains...

Social Work Practice with Survivors of Sex Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation

by Andrea J. Nichols & Tonya Edmond

As awareness and identification of sex trafficking and exploitation have grown, so has the need for improved social work responses. In this volume, expert practitioners, survivors, and researchers model the...

Social Work and Social Welfare

by Katherine van Wormer & Rosemary J. Link

Unique in its use of a human rights framework, Social Work and Social Welfare goes beyond U.S. borders to examine U.S. government policies -- including child welfare, social services, health care, and criminal...

Human Rights in Global Health

by Lawrence O. Gostin, Benjamin Mason Meier & Mary Robinson

Institutions matter for the advancement of human rights in global health. Given the dramatic development of human rights under international law and the parallel proliferation of global institutions for public...

Child Protection in the Early Years

by Eunice Lumsden & Dr Celia Doyle

This accessible guide shows early years professionals how to create safe, supportive environments for young children who have encountered adverse childhood experiences. Explaining the impact of trauma on young...

Creative Teamwork

by Pat Armstrong & Ruth Lowndes

Creative Team Work describes a new way of doing rapid ethnography to capture the rich complexity and contradictions of social relations. It is about the imagination, stimulation, and reflection that can come...

Communication Studies and Feminist Perspectives on Ovarian Cancer

by Dinah A. Tetteh

Communication Studies and Feminist Perspectives on Ovarian Cancer examines the embodied experience of ovarian cancer by critically analyzing impacts of normative social and medical discourses—including discourses...

Social Work Research and Evaluation

by Richard M. Grinnell Jr & Yvonne A. Unrau

Since the first edition in 1981, Social Work Research and Evaluation has provided graduate-level social work students with basic research and evaluation concepts to help them become successful evidence-based...

The Criminalization of Black Children

by Tera Eva Agyepong

In the late nineteenth century, progressive reformers recoiled at the prospect of the justice system punishing children as adults. Advocating that children's inherent innocence warranted fundamentally different...

The Boy Crisis

by Warren Farrell, PhD & John Gray, PhD

  • Author speaking engagements and workshops

  • Author websites and social media platforms

  • Promoting to groups: Boys to Men, Mankind

  • Warren Farrell’s previous books have sold a million copies

  • John Gray’s books have...

  • Integrative Body-Mind-Spirit Social Work

    by Mo Yee Lee, Celia C. H. Y. Chan, Cecilia L. W. Chan & Siu-Man Ng et al.

    Integrative therapy focuses on the mind-body-spirit relationship, recognizes spirituality as a fundamental domain of human existence, acknowledges and utilizes the mind's power as well as the body's, and reaches...

    Ethics Challenges in Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology Practice

    by Ezra E. Griffith

    Forensic psychiatry and psychology involve specialized practice with unique patients, including children, the incarcerated, and involuntary clients, presenting practitioners with specific ethics challenges....

    Innovations in Psychosocial Interventions and Their Delivery

    by Alan E. Kazdin

    Millions of children, adolescents, and adults worldwide experience significant mental health problems, for which they receive no treatment whatsoever. Despite decades of world-class, innovative treatment research,...


    by David Wanczyk

    In Beep, David Wanczyk illuminates the sport of blind baseball to show us a remarkable version of America’s pastime. With balls tricked out to squeal three times per second, and with bases that buzz, this...


    by Shona Britten & Karen Whitby

    Self-neglect covers a wide range of behaviours, from neglecting to care for one's personal hygiene and health to one's surroundings; this can include behaviours such as hoarding of objects and/or animals. As...

    Fun Games and Physical Activities to Help Heal Children Who Hurt

    by Beth Powell

    Develop children's brains and bonds with this collection of no-tech, physical games, strategies and activities Ideal for children who have experienced neglect, abuse and trauma, these "real-world" experiences...

    Young Onset Dementia

    by Jacqueline Parkes, Hilda Hayo, Alison Ward & Wendy Mitchell

    Providing key information and insight into the experiences of people living with a diagnosis of young onset dementia, this book will increase the knowledge and skills of health and social care professionals...

    Self-Neglect and Hoarding

    by Deborah Barnett

    Self-neglect and hoarding are found in 1 of 5 social work cases in mental health and older people's services. These cases can be the most alarming and challenging on a social workers' caseload. A skilled, thorough...