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Simple and Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Strategies for Comprehensive Treatment in Clinical Practice

by Mary Beth williams & John F Sommer Jr.

Discover the latest treatment strategies from the leading experts in the field of trauma!This unique book, by the authors of the classic Handbook of Post-Traumatic Therapy, provides the “how to” of clinical...


Family Treatment of Personality Disorders: Advances in Clinical Practice

by Malcolm M Macfarlane

Help families cope with the impact of personality dysfunction!

Family Treatment of Personality Disorders: Advances in Clinical Practice examines the application of marital and family therapy approaches to the...


Gerontological Social Work Practice: Issues, Challenges, and Potential

by Enid Opal Cox, Rosemary Chapin & Elizabeth Kelchner

What are the challenges facing gerontological social workers-today and in the near future?

This book gives you an essential overview of the role, status, and potential of gerontological social work in aging...


Pain, Normality, and the Struggle for Congruence: Reinterpreting Residential Care for Children and Youth

by James P Anglin

Learn what children living in group homes need most!

Pain, Normality, and the Struggle for Congruence: Reinterpreting Residential Care for Children and Youth presents the results of a 14-month study of 10 staffed...


Enhancing Primary Care of Elderly People

by F. Ellen Netting & Frank G. Williams

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Death Education and Research: Critical Perspectives

by William G Warren

A critical review of research and reflection in the area of death, with special emphasis on death education. Thought-provoking, often controversial reviews of and reactions to the current general domain of death...


Feminist Theories and Social Work: Approaches and Applications

by Carlton Munson & Christine Flynn Saulnier

This invaluable guidebook accomplishes what many others on feminist theory do not. It reviews both the theories and the applications of the field. Too frequently, books and articles tend to focus on one or two...


Social Services for Senior Gay Men and Lesbians

by Jean K Quam

Social Services for Senior Gay Men and Lesbians is an important new reference that provides those in the helping professions with practical information on how to work with the older gay and lesbian population....


Employee Assistance Programs in Managed Care

by William Winston & Norman Winegar

Make sense of the managed care systems that dominate the world of EAP professionals and programs today!Employee Assistance Programs in Managed Care gives you a valuable overview of modern employee assistance...


Children's Games in the New Media Age: Childlore, Media and the Playground

by Andrew Burn & Chris Richards

Conceived to explore the relationship between children's vernacular play cultures and their media-based play, this collection challenges two popular misconceptions: that children's play is dying out and that...


Soundscapes of Wellbeing in Popular Music

by Gavin J. Andrews, Paul Kingsbury & Robin Kearns

Popular music has become increasingly embedded in complex and often contradictory discourses of wellbeing. For instance, some new genres and sub-cultures of popular music are associated with violence, drug-use,...


Life for Me Ain't Been No Crystal Stair: One Family's Passage Through the Child Welfare System

by Susan Sheehan

On October 7, 1984, Crystal Taylor gave birth to a baby boy whom she named Daquan. Crystal was only fourteen. She was living with a boyfriend whom she was too young to marry, and her mother was addicted to heroin...


Personalisation in Practice: Supporting Young People with Disabilities through the Transition to Adulthood

by Suzie Franklin, Helen Sanderson & Nicola Gitsham

Jennie's story illustrates the importance of quality person-centred reviews, dispels the many myths surrounding Individual Service Funds and personal budgets and demonstrates how families, schools and other...


Mindful Co-Working: Be Confident, Happy and Productive in Your Working Relationships

by Clark Baim

Do you worry that you aren't making the most of your co-working relationships? Most of us work with others every day and it's important these relationships run smoothly. Mindful co-working removes the pressure...


Team Parenting for Children in Foster Care: A Model for Integrated Therapeutic Care

by Jeanette Caw, Judy Sebba & Robbie Gilligan

Team Parenting is a unique model of supporting children in care which involves foster carers and professionals working together to create stable and therapeutic foster placements. This book describes the model's...


Starting Social Work: Reflections of a Newly Qualified Social Worker

by Rebecca Joy Novell

A Newly Qualified Social Worker’s experience, reflections and gentle advice on the training process and early years of a Social Work career.


Weapons of the Weak: Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance

by James C. Scott

This book examines the various "everyday" ways peasants may resist their oppressors. Specifically, the author studied a small Malaysian peasant village in the late 1970s. This digital edition was derived from...


How Medicaid Fails the Poor

by Avik Roy

Medicaid, America’s government-run health insurance program for the poor, should be a lifeline that provides needed health care to Americans with no other options. Surprisingly, however, it doesn’t. The...


Child Abuse and Neglect: Second Edition

by Monica L. McCoy & Stefanie M. Keen

This book examines child abuse and neglect - the latest research and laws, what it entails, and how to recognize and report it. It considers up-to-date studies and methodology, encourages discussions and debate,...


Call of Character: Living a Life Worth Living

by Mari Ruti

Should we feel inadequate for failing to be healthy, balanced, and well-adjusted? Is such an existential equilibrium realistic or even desirable? Condemning our cultural obsession with cheerfulness and “positive...