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Covert Investigation Fifth Edition

by Karen Harfield & Clive Harfield

Examining all the issues you need to consider when deploying investigative tools under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) and the Investigatory Powers Act 2016, Covert Investigation is a...


Handbook of Socialization, Second Edition: Theory and Research

by Joan E. Grusec & Paul D. Hastings

This highly regarded handbook remains the leading reference and advanced text on socialization. Foremost authorities review the breadth of current knowledge on socialization processes across the life span. Extensively...


In Plain Sight: Reflections on Life in Downtown Eastside Vancouver

by Leslie A. Robertson & Dara Culhane

A collection of seven life stories from women in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside who are seldom heard on their own terms.


Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

by Ribbens McCarthy, Jane & Hooper, Carol-Ann

In this important, timely and thought-provoking publication, a wide range of contributors explore how troubles" feature in "normal families, and how the "normal features in "troubled" families.


Hearing the voices of GRT communities: Inclusive community development

by Ryder, Andrew & Cemlyn, Sarah

This book charts Gypsies Romany and Travellers community activism, and the community and voluntary organisations which support them. It describes the communities' struggle for rights against a backdrop of intersectional...


The Survival Guide for Newly Qualified Social Workers, Second Edition: Hitting the Ground Running

by Helen Donnellan & Gordon Jack

This book gives social workers everything they need to know to succeed in the workplace as they move from student to newly qualified worker. Easy to read and practical it tackles the key challenges they are...


Managing community practice (Second edition): Principles, policies and programmes

by Banks, Sarah & Butcher, Hugh L

The bestselling first edition of this book discussed the meaning, principles and application of managing community practice, focusing on the role and skills needed by managers. In this new edition all chapters...


The community development reader: History, themes and issues

by Craig, Gary & Mayo, Marjorie

This unique Reader traces the changing fortunes of community development through a selection of readings from key writers.


Community development (second edition): A critical approach

by Ledwith, Margaret

This updated and expanded second edition of a bestselling text develops critiques of the changing context and identifies challenges faced by community development.


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...


Eleanor H. Porter's Pollyanna: A Children's Classic at 100

by Roxanne Harde & Lydia Kokkola

A thorough examination of the context and impact of the irrepressibly optimistic literary darling


Understanding Substance Use: Policy and Practice

by Elaine Arnull

The book will enable social work professionals to develop a critical understanding of substance use policy, theory and practice which they can use in practice.


Science and Pseudoscience in Clinical Psychology, Second Edition

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

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 & Dickon Bevington et al.

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...


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...


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...


SEVA to Realize the SELF: Selfless Service

by Mahesh C. Mangalick

This book details two major SEVA projects founded by Mr. and Mrs. P.C. Mangalick in Agra, India. SEVA is selfless service that an individual or group provides to underprivileged people. These acts of selfless...


A Prelude to a Kiss and Other Plays

by Craig Lucas

A new collection featuring some of Lucas' bext known work.


Before You Say Yes ...: A Guide to the Pleasures and Pitfalls of Volunteer Boards

by Doreen Pendgracs

In conversational style, Doreen Pendgracs shares valuable information from 25 years experience sitting on various boards. She leads the reader through the intricacies of management style, board etiquette, and...