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Children's Literature, Domestication, and Social Foundation: Narratives of Civilization and Wilderness: Narratives of Civilization and Wilderness

by Layla AbdelRahim

This study of children's literature as knowledge, culture, and social foundation bridges the gap between science and literature and examines the interconnectedness of fiction and reality as a two-way road. The...


Level 1 Introduction to Health & Social Care and Children & Young People's Settings

by Corinne Barker

Make real progress with this introduction which guides you through your course with easy-to-read language and helpful images. Suitable for all awarding bodies and written by experts currently teaching Level...


Vital Conversations: Improving Communication Between Doctors and Patients

by Dennis Rosen

The health-care system in the United States is by far the most expensive in the world, yet its outcomes are decidedly mediocre in comparison to those of other countries. Poor communication between doctors and...


Therapeutic Residential Care For Children and Youth: Developing Evidence-Based International Practice

by Hans Grietens, Erik Knorth & Richard Barth

Definitive and wide-ranging, this international review of therapeutic residential child care covers the latest research on how it works, how much it costs compared with the outcomes it delivers and how to deliver...


Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Fourth Edition: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment

by Russell A. Barkley

Widely regarded as the standard clinical reference, this volume provides the best current knowledge about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, adolescents, and adults. The field's leading...


Families in Rehabilitation Counseling: A Community-Based Rehabilitation Approach

by Michael Millington Ph. D. & Irmo, PhD Marini

Presents an innovative family-based approach to rehabilitation counseling that can be put to use immediately!

While the family has traditionally been a secondary consideration in rehabilitation, this graduate...


Not Fade Away: A Memoir of Senses Lost and Found

by Rebecca Alexander & Sascha Alper

Even a darkening world can be brilliantly lit from within.

Born with a rare genetic mutation called Usher Syndrome type III, Rebecca Alexander has been simultaneously losing both her sight and hearing since she...


Screen-Smart Parenting: How to Find Balance and Benefit in Your Child's Use of Social Media, Apps, and Digital Devices

by Jodi Gold & Tory Burch

As a practicing child psychiatrist and mother of three, Jodi Gold has a unique understanding of both the mind-boggling benefits and the serious downsides of technology. Dr. Gold weaves together scientific knowledge...


Cognitive Therapy of Personality Disorders, Third Edition

by Aaron T. Beck, Denise D. Davis & Arthur Freeman

This widely used practitioner resource and training tool is the definitive work on understanding and treating personality disorders from a cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) perspective. The prominent editors...


The Third Floor

by Judi Loren Grace

A 15 year old girl, raised in a rural farming community is sent to an inner city to live and hide in a Home for unwed mothers. Written in the voice of the fifteen year old from letters saved from her best friend...


Inequality and the 1%

by Danny Dorling

Since the great recession hit in 2008, the 1% has only grown richer while the rest find life increasingly tough. The gap between the haves and the have-nots has turned into a chasm. While the rich have found...


Body Respect: What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out, and Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight

by Linda Bacon & Lucy Aphramor

Mainstream health science has let you down.

Weight loss is not the key to health, diet and exercise are not effective weight-loss strategies and fatness is not a death sentence.

You’ve heard it before: there’s...


Science and Pseudoscience in Clinical Psychology, Second Edition

by Scott O. Lilienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn & Jeffrey M. Lohr

This valued resource helps practitioners and students evaluate the merits of popular yet controversial practices in clinical psychology and allied fields, and base treatment decisions on the best available research....


What Works for Whom?, Second Edition: A Critical Review of Treatments for Children and Adolescents

by Peter Fonagy, David Cottrell & Jeannette Phillips

The standard reference in the field, this acclaimed work synthesizes findings from hundreds of carefully selected studies of mental health treatments for children and adolescents. Chapters on frequently encountered...


Creative Interventions with Traumatized Children, Second Edition: Creative Arts and Play Therapy, eds Malchiodi and Crenshaw

by Cathy A. Malchiodi & Bruce D. Perry

A trusted, bestselling resource, this volume demonstrates a range of creative approaches for facilitating children's emotional reparation and recovery from trauma. Experts in play, art, music, movement, and...


In Their Own Hands: How Savings Groups Are Revolutionizing Development

by Kyla Jagger Neilan, Jeffrey Ashe & Frances Moore Lappe

Two and a half billion people worldwide, most of them desperately poor villagers, need a better way to save and to borrow. Even the most innovative banking institutions can’t reach them; savings groups can....


Systems Theory and the Sociology of Health and Illness: Observing Healthcare

by Morten Knudsen & Werner Vogd

Modern societies and organizations are characterized by multiple kinds of observations, systems, or rationalities, rather than singular identities and clear hierarchies. This holds true for healthcare where...


Supporting People with Intellectual Disabilities Experiencing Loss and Bereavement: Theory and Compassionate Practice

by Mandy Parks, Helena Priest & Philip Dodd

This authoritative edited text looks at how diverse and complicated experiences of loss can be for people with Intellectual Disabilities (ID). It discusses current theory, practice issues in health and care...


The Elderly Uncooperative Patient

by T.L. Brink

An invaluable resource for the mental health professional who must deal with the uncooperative and difficult elderly patient.


Betrayal in Psychotherapy and Its Antidotes: Challenges for Patient and Therapist

by E Mark Stern

Betrayal in all its forms has been and is an ever present reality in every area of life--politics, business, and human relationships to name a few. Recent publications have chronicled the unethical actions of...