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International Perspectives and Empirical Findings on Child Participation: From Social Exclusion to Child-Inclusive Policies

by Tali Gal & Benedetta Duramy

The 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child has inspired advocates and policy makers across the globe, injecting childrens rights terminology into various public and private arenas. Childrens right to...


Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans health inequalities: International perspectives in social work

by Julie Fish & Kate Karban

Bringing together international research in social work, this book examines key concepts including the social determinants of health (SDoH) and human rights approaches to LGBT health.


Ending Global Poverty

by Stephen C. Smith

Over 800 million people suffer from chronic hunger, and over ten million children die each year from preventable causes. These may seem like overwhelming statistics, but as Stephen Smith shows in this call to...


Silent Shock: The Men Behind the Thalidomide Scandal and an Australian Family's Long Road to Justice

by Michael Magazanik

The baby started to come out. Head first, everything OK. But then I saw that there were no arms. And then no legs. The little girl had only a torso and a head.

Lyn Rowe was born in Melbourne in 1962, seven months...


Handbook of Infant Biopsychosocial Development

by Susan D. Calkins

The first two years of life are a period of unparalleled growth and change. Within a state-of-the-art biopsychosocial framework, this innovative volume explores the multiple contexts of infant development--the...


Key Concepts in Measurement

by Brian E. Perron & David F. Gillespie

Measurement refers generally to the process of assigning a numeric value to, or ordering characteristics or traits of, entities under study. Measurement is necessary for building and testing theory, specifying...


Play Therapy with Children and Adolescents in Crisis, Fourth Edition

by Nancy Boyd Webb & Lenore C. Terr

This widely used practitioner resource and course text is considered the most comprehensive guide to working with children who have experienced major losses, family upheavals, violence in the school or community,...


Children at War

by Peter W. Singer

Children at War is the first comprehensive book to examine the growing and global use of children as soldiers.

P.W. Singer, an internationally recognized expert in twenty-first-century warfare, explores how...


The Autism Job Club: The Neurodiverse Workforce in the New Normal of Employment

by Michael S. Bernick & Richard Holden

The Autism Job Club is a groundbreaking book for bringing adults with autism and other neuro-diverse conditions into the work world.

The book has its basis in the autism job club that the authors have been part...


The Value of Psychotherapy: The Talking Cure in an Age of Clinical Science

by Robert L. Woolfolk

Psychotherapy as a discipline is very much in flux. From a seasoned scholar, clinician, and teacher, this engaging book offers a thoughtful and current analysis of where the field is now and where it may be...


Leading Good Care: The Task, Heart and Art of Managing Social Care

by John Burton & Debbie Sorkin

Written for the hard-pressed manager of social care, Leading Good Care cuts through the obstructions of red tape and procedures to focus on task, role and practice. Managers will discover in this book understanding,...


Spring Chicken: Stay Young Forever (or Die Trying)

by Bill Gifford

From acclaimed journalist Bill Gifford comes a roaring journey into the world of anti-aging science in search of answers to a universal obsession: what can be done about getting old?

SPRING CHICKEN:

Stay Young...


Urban Youth and Photovoice: Visual Ethnography in Action

by Melvin Delgado

The past decade brought forth a wave of excitement and promise for researchers and practitioners interested in community practice as an approach based on social justice principles and an embrace of community...


Practice research partnerships in social work: Making a difference

by Christa Fouché

This comprehensive, accessibly written resource, is designed to help students and practitioners explore partnerships in creating, contributing, consuming, commissioning or critiquing evidence in and for social...


Wide-Open World: How Volunteering Around the Globe Changed One Family's Lives Forever

by John Marshall

For readers of Three Cups of Tea; Eat, Pray, Love; and Wild comes the inspiring story of an ordinary American family that embarks on an extraordinary journey. Wide-Open World follows the Marshall family as they...


Trauma and Recovery on War's Border: A Guide for Global Health Workers

by MD Kathleen Allden, LCSW Nancy Murakami & Cynthia Maung

A guide for mental health workers in regions traumatized by war, human rights violations, and poverty across the globe


Disruptive Behavior Disorders: Evidence-Based Practice for Assessment and Intervention

by Frank M. Gresham

Schools often resort to ineffective, punitive interventions for the 10% of K-8 students whose challenging behavior interferes with their own and their classmates' learning. This book fills a crucial need by...


Spiritual Assessment in Social Work and Mental Health Practice

by David R. Hodge

Spirituality often plays a critical role in health and wellness, but the process through which practitioners can identify and use clients’ spiritual strengths has not been explored in any detail. To address...


Routledge International Handbook of Children's Rights Studies

by Wouter Vandenhole, Ellen Desmet & Didier Reynaert

Since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) children's rights have assumed a central position in a wide variety of disciplines and policies.

This handbook offers an engaging overview...


Psychosocial and Relationship-based Practice

by Claudia Megele

This book offers a critical multidisciplinary analysis of case studies of social work interventions from a psychosocial and relationship-based perspective.