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The Assault on Social Policy

by William Roth & Susan Peters

A number of groups have intensified their attack on social policy over the past ten years, and this revised textbook reflects these developments, along with new research on the hotly contested policy areas of...


A Culture of Fear : An Inside Look at Los Angeles County's Department of Children & Family Services

by LMFT, Julian J. Dominguez & M.A., Melinda Murphy

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A Culture of Fear takes readers inside the largest child protective services agency in the country, Los Angeles County's Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS). Julian J. Dominguez and Melinda...


A Culture of Fear: An Inside Look at Los Angeles County's Department of Children & Family Services

by LMFT, Julian J. Dominguez & M.A., Melinda Murphy

Synopsis:

A Culture of Fear takes readers inside the largest child protective services agency in the country, Los Angeles County's Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS). Julian J. Dominguez and Melinda...


Narrating Social Work Through Autoethnography

by Stanley Witkin

Autoethnography is an innovative approach to inquiry in which the researcher is also the subject of the research. Using scholarly and literary devices, the researcher/subject explores the social and cultural...


Speaking of Fourth Grade: What Listening to Kids Tells Us About School in America

by Inda Schaenen

Fourth grade is ground zero in the fierce debates about education reform in America. It’s when kids (well, some of them) make the shift from “learning to read” to “reading to learn,” and tomes have been...


Facilitating Meaningful Contact in Adoption and Fostering: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Planning, Assessing and Good Practice

by Louis Sydney & Elizabeth Price

How can contact in adoption and fostering be tailored to the individual child? This book provides assessment frameworks that reflect what attachment, neuroscience and trauma tell us about children's needs. The...


Improving Access to Further and Higher Education for Young People in Public Care: European Policy and Practice

by Claire Cameron & Sonia Jackson

Across Europe young people in care are around five times less likely to attend tertiary education than those who have not been in care. Drawing extensively on a substantial three-year long research project led...


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,...


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...


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 all aspects of setting up therapy groups and making them work. A wealth of clinical material illustrates the components...


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...