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Working with Violence and Confrontation Using Solution Focused Approaches: Creative Practice with Children, Young People and Adults

by Steve Myers, Judith Milner & Andrew Turnell

An authoritative, interdisciplinary book which outlines how solution focused practice is particularly effective in addressing violent behaviour in clients and service users, encompassing work with both adults...

A Guide to Graduate Programs in Counseling

Children's Rights: Today's Global Challenge

by John Wall

This accessible book provides the first overview of the global movement of children’s rights. It introduces readers to child rights in their theoretical, historical, cultural, political, and practical complexity....



by Charlie Quimby

A realtor's boom–and–bust town needs a boost and there's only one barrier to overcome—the people she’s supposed to help.

School Social Work

Without Apology: Writings on Abortion in Canada

by Shannon Stettner

Without Apology gathers the voices of activists, feminists, and scholars as well as abortion providers and clinic support staff alongside the stories of women whose experience with abortion is more personal....

Class, inequality and community development

by Mae Shaw & Marjorie Mayo

This book, the second title in the Rethinking Community Development series, argues for the centrality of class analysis and its associated divisions of power to any discussion of the potential benefits of community...

Intimate Violence and Abuse in Families

Swim Through the Darkness: My Search for Craig Smith and the Mystery of Maitreya Kali

by Mike Stax

A successful young songwriter in 1960s becomes derailed by LSD and resulting madness.

The Age of Longevity: Re-Imagining Tomorrow for Our New Long Lives

by Rosalind C. Barnett & Caryl Rivers

With longer life spans, adult vigor can be extended well into the ninth decade of life. What does this mean for us as individuals and as a society? From re-imagining the workplace to rethinking marriage, sex,...

Spirituality, Culture, and Development: Implications for Social Work

by Chathapuram S. Ramanathan, Srilatha Juvva & Subhabrata Dutta

This book explores culture, development, and spirituality from a social work perspective using case studies from around the world. It serves as a guide for those who want to better understand and incorporate...

Catching Homelessness: A Nurse's Story of Falling Through the Safety Net

by Josephine Ensign

Catching Homelessness is the compelling true story of a nurse's work with-and young adult passage through-homelessness.

Group Work with Populations At-Risk

A Practical Introduction to Restorative Practice in Schools: Theory, Skills and Guidance

by Bill Hansberry & Margaret Thorsborne

Proven to reduce bad behaviour and exclusions, and encourage happier, safer school environments, restorative justice is an effective approach to conflict resolution. Suitable for education settings from preschool...

The Strength to Say No

by Rekha Kalindi & Mouhssine Ennaimi

The true story of one girl who said "no" to tradition, and the effect it had upon a nationIn a remote village in Bengal, 11-year-old Rekha and her large family lived by rolling handmade cigarettes. She frequently...

Queer Aging

Island Story

by J.D. Taylor

What is life like on this island? With a tent and a rusty bike, J.D. Taylor set off to find out.

No other subject has spilt so much ink as Britain today. But whilst assuming a monopoly on national identity, a...

Environmental Action in Eastern Europe: Responses to Crisis: Responses to Crisis

by Barbara Jancar-Webster

The environmental crisis in Eastern Europe - air and water pollution, toxic waste dumps, and unsafe nuclear facilities - has been vividly documented since the revolution of 1989. Not only did the communist states...

China's Economic Dilemmas in the 1990s: The Problem of Reforms, Modernisation and Interdependence

by The Joint Economic Committee

Most students of contemporary China are familiar with the Joint Economic Committee studies on China, which have appeared periodically since 1967. This is the most recent study in the series (released in April,...