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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.


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...


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

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...


Community Economic Development in Social Work

by Steven D. Soifer, Joseph B. McNeely, Cathy L. Costa & Nancy Pickering-Bernheim

Community economic development (CED) is an increasingly essential factor in the revitalization of low- to moderate-income communities. This cutting-edge text explores the intersection of CED and social work...


Addressing Racial Disproportionality and Disparities in Human Services: Multisystemic Approaches

by Rowena Fong, Alan Dettlaff, Joyce James & Carolyne Rodriguez

The issue of racial disproportionality in the child welfare system, particularly as it impacts African-American children and families, has long been a concern to practitioners and policymakers. However, disproportionality...


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.


Baby Boomers of Color: Implications for Social Work Policy and Practice

by Melvin Delgado

Because researchers often treat baby boomers of color as belonging to one group, quality data on the individual status of specific racial populations is lacking, leading to insufficiently designed programs,...


Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

by Paul Gionfriddo

Paul Gionfriddo’s son Tim is one of the “6 percent”—the percentage of all Americans with serious mental illness. He is also one of the half million homeless people with serious mental illnesses in desperate...


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...


Am I Still My Brother's Keeper?: Biblical Perspectives on Poverty

by Robert Wafawanaka

This powerful book reveals what we can learn about poverty from a biblical context and how we might appropriate those insights to fight poverty in our own communities. Wafawanaka surveys the Hebrew Scriptures...


Play Therapy: A Comprehensive Guide to Theory and Practice

by Anne L. Stewart, David A. Crenshaw & Stuart Brown

This authoritative work brings together leading play therapists to describe state-of-the-art clinical approaches and applications. The book explains major theoretical frameworks and summarizes the contemporary...