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In a Rocket Made of Ice: Among the Children of Wat Opot

by Gail Gutradt

A beautifully told, inspiring true story of one woman’s volunteer experiences at an orphanage in rural Cambodia—a book that embodies the belief that love, compassion, and generosity of spirit can overcome...


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...


Social Media in Social Work Education

by Joanne Westwood

An up-to-date guide to the effective use of social media in social work education


CREATING A REAL WEALTH ECONOMY: From Phantom Wealth to a Wiser Future for All Humanity

by Finley Eversole, Riane Eisler & John Perkins

This is the book I wish could have been in the hands of Occupy Wall Street activists in the fall of 2011. --From the Introduction REAL WEALTH as defined here: "The time has come for humanity to realize the real...


With Liberty and Dividends for All: How to Save Our Middle Class When Jobs Don't Pay Enough

by Peter Barnes

Peter Barnes argues that because of globalization, automation, and winner-take-all capitalism, there won't be enough high-paying jobs to sustain America's middle class in the future. Therefore, to survive economically,...


Ordinary Magic: Resilience in Development

by Ann S. Masten

From a pioneering researcher, this book synthesizes the best current knowledge on resilience in children and adolescents. Ann S. Masten explores what allows certain individuals to thrive and adapt despite adverse...


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...


The Forgotten Ones: A Sociological Study of Anglo and Chicano Retardates

by Anne-Marie Henshel

In The Forgotten Ones, originally published in 1972, Anne-Marie Henshel examines the lives of a group of persons living within the community who had been diagnosed at one time or another as mentally retarded....


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...


Mental Illness in the Workplace: Psychological Disability Management

by Henry G. Harder, Shannon Wagner & Josh Rash

The extent of mental health concerns in the workforce is becoming increasingly apparent. Stress, depression, anxiety, workplace bullying and other mental health issues are costing businesses billions every year...


The Mood Repair Toolkit: Proven Strategies to Prevent the Blues from Turning into Depression

by David A. Clark

If you have trouble bouncing back from low moods or just feel stuck in the doldrums much of the time, renowned cognitive behavior therapist David A. Clark has a clear message: there are simple yet powerful...


Effective Psychotherapy for Individuals with Brain Injury

by Ronald M. Ruff & Serana K. Chester

Combining scientific expertise with psychotherapeutic acumen, this book is highly accessible and packed with clinical tools. Part I provides essential information on how acquired brain injury affects emotional...


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...


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...