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Youth Work: Preparation for Practice

by Jason Wood, Sue Westwood & Gill Thompson

Professional practice is at the heart of youth work training but integrating the theory learned in class with the reality of placements can sometimes require extra support. This comprehensive textbook is designed...


Bright Kids Who Can't Keep Up: Help Your Child Overcome Slow Processing Speed and Succeed in a Fast-Paced World

by Ellen Braaten & Brian Willoughby

Do you find yourself constantly asking your child to "pick up the pace"? Does he or she seem to take longer than others to get stuff done--whether completing homework, responding when spoken to, or getting dressed...


Togo : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note

by International Monetary Fund. Afri Dept.

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after...


ADHD in the Schools, Third Edition: Assessment and Intervention Strategies

by Gary Stoner, George J. DuPaul & Robert Reid

This highly regarded practitioner guide provides state-of-the-art tools for supporting the academic and behavioral success of K-12 students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The authors explain...


Handbook of Depression, Third Edition

by Ian H. Gotlib & Constance L. Hammen

The authoritative reference on depression and mood disorders, this volume brings together the field's preeminent researchers. All aspects of unipolar and bipolar depression are addressed, from genetics, neurobiology,...


The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China's Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem

by Ethan Gutmann

The inside story of China's organ transplant business and its macabre connection with internment camps and killing fields for arrested dissidents, especially the adherents of Falun Gong.

Mass murder is alive...


Child Psychopathology, Third Edition

by Eric J. Mash & Russell A. Barkley

This highly respected reference and text on developmental psychopathology brings together leading authorities on the psychological, biological, and social-contextual determinants of child and adolescent problems....


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...


Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Bipolar Disorder

by Thilo Deckersbach, Britta Hölzel & Lori Eisner

Grounded in current knowledge about bipolar disorder and its treatment, this book presents an empirically supported therapy program with step-by-step guidelines for implementation. Mindfulness-based cognitive...


Latinos in an Aging World: Social, Psychological, and Economic Perspectives

by Ronald J. Angel & Jacqueline L. Angel

This book fosters a deeper understanding of the growing Latino elderly population and the implications on society. It examines post-WWII demographic and social changes and summarizes research from sociology,...


Feminisms in Social Work Research: Promise and possibilities for justice-based knowledge

by Stéphanie Wahab, Ben Anderson-Nathe & Christina Gringeri

Social work as a profession and academic discipline has long centered women and issues of concern to women, such as reproductive rights, labor rights, equal rights, violence and poverty. In fact, the social...


Psychodynamic Group Psychotherapy, Fifth Edition

by J. Scott Rutan, Walter N. Stone & Joseph J. Shay

Regarded as the definitive practitioner reference and text, this accessible work addresses how to set up therapy groups and make them work. A wealth of clinical material illustrates the components of effective...


Social Work in East Asia

by Christian Aspalter

Owing to rapid economic development and the onset of population ageing, social work has become a major means of delivering social services and relieving and preventing social problems at an individual, family,...


Sport, Coaching and Intellectual Disability

by David Hassan, Sandra Dowling & Roy McConkey

There are more opportunities than ever before for young people with disabilities to participate in sport and adapted physical education. For example, there are more than 3.7 million athletes worldwide aligned...


Comprehensive Care for HIV/AIDS: Community-Based Strategies

by Teresa L. Scheid

A comprehensive health care system consists of services that are coordinated and integrated along the full continuum of care. For HIV patients, this includes physical health care, infectious disease management,...


Philosophies and Practices of Emancipatory Nursing: Social Justice as Praxis

by Paula N. Kagan, Marlaine C. Smith & Peggy L. Chinn

This anthology presents the philosophical and practice perspectives of nurse scholars whose works center on promoting nursing research, practice, and education within frameworks of social justice and critical...


The Power of Spirituality in Therapy: Integrating Spiritual and Religious Beliefs in Mental Health Practice

by Peter A Kahle & John M Robbins

Factor your clients' religious beliefs into their therapy!

A recent Gallup poll found that nearly two-thirds of Americans surveyed said they would prefer to receive counseling from a therapist who is religious....


Lives of Lesbian Elders: Looking Back, Looking Forward

by J Dianne Garner, D. Merilee Clunis & Pat A. Freeman

The untold history of lesbian life from those who have lived it!

Lives of Lesbian Elders: Looking Back, Looking Forward illuminates the hopes, fears, issues, and concerns of gay women as they grow older. Based...


Six Community Psychologists Tell Their Stories: History, Contexts, and Narrative

by James G Kelly & Anna Song

Six Community Psychologists Tell Their Stories: History, Contexts, and Narrative presents the unique opportunity to examine how culture and social norms have combined with chance, coincidence, and serendipity...


Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Mental Health

by Robin M Mathy & Shelly K Kerr

Examine the psychosocial factors that affect lesbian and bisexual women’s mental health

This essential guide presents up-to-date, evidence-based information that can be implemented to improve mental health...