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New Developments in Home Care Services for the Elderly: Innovations in Policy, Program, and Practice

by Lenard W Kaye

This anthology responds to the recurring call for quality in home care service provision. It presents to agency administrators, managers, supervisors, and front line service providers a set of the most up-to-date...


Emerging Trends in Psychological Practice in Long-Term Care

by Margaret Norris, Victor Molinari & Suzann Ogland-Hand

Update your knowledge of mental health services delivery in long-term care settings!

Authored by experts in the field of psychology practice in long-term care (LTC), this valuable book is designed to update...


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...


Doing Family Therapy, Second Edition: Craft and Creativity in Clinical Practice

by Robert Taibbi

This popular text helps students and clinicians build essential skills common to all family interventions. The entire process of systemic therapy is richly illustrated with chapter-length case examples. Rather...


Black Families in Therapy, Second Edition: Understanding the African American Experience

by Nancy Boyd-Franklin

This classic text helps professionals and students understand and address cultural and racial issues in therapy with African American clients. Leading family therapist Nancy Boyd-Franklin explores the problems...


Anxiety and Its Disorders, Second Edition: The Nature and Treatment of Anxiety and Panic

by David H. Barlow

This landmark work is indispensable for anyone studying anxiety or seeking to deliver effective psychological and pharmacological treatments. David H. Barlow comprehensively examines the phenomena of anxiety...


Playing with Fire: Chemical Companies, Big Tobacco, and the Toxic Products in Your Home

by Chicago Tribune Staff

The average American baby is born with 10 fingers, 10 toes, and the highest recorded levels of flame retardants among infants in the world. How could it possibly be in the US that children are already contaminated...


Duerson: Triumph, Trauma and Tragedy in the NFL

by Chicago Tribune Staff

In many ways Dave Duerson was the prototypical success story for a professional athlete. After serving as a captain, team MVP, and All-American at Notre Dame, Duerson went on to become a four-time Pro Bowler...


A Big Fat Crisis: The Hidden Forces Behind the Obesity Epidemic ¿ and How We Can End It

by Déborah Cohen

The obesity epidemic is a public health crisis. Ending it requires a fresh perspective and clear solutions.


Fighting Rabies: A Chicago Zoo's Efforts to Eradicate an African Epidemic

by Steve Johnson & Chris Sweda

This book comprises a series of Chicago Tribune articles on the Lincoln Park Zoo's partnership with the Serengeti Health Initiative to eradicate the spread and infection rate of rabies in Tanzania. Complete...


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.


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...


Introduction to Educational Gerontology

by Ronald H. Sherron & D. Barry Lumsden

Educational gerontology is the study of the changes in the learning process caused by old age.

This new edition provides an update of developments in this field of research. The volume probes topics such as...


Sociological Analysis of Aging: The Gay Male Perspective

by Joe Michael Cruz

Sociological Analysis of Aging: The Gay Male Perspective is an exploratory study of the life changes homosexual and bisexual men experience as they age. This unique book presents in-depth, qualitative interviews...


Jewish Women in Therapy: Seen But Not Heard

by Rachel J Siegel & Ellen Cole

Here is the first volume ever to focus on the issues of Jewish women in the context of counseling and psychotherapy. Through poignant reflection and observation, the authors convey the richness and variety of...


Needs Assessment: A Creative and Practical Guide for Social Scientists

by Rebecca Reviere

First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Child Abuse and Neglect: Second Edition

by Monica L. McCoy & Stefanie M. Keen

Child abuse and neglect are examined in this new edition -- the latest research, what it entails, and how to recognize and report it. Federal law mandates the reporting of suspected child maltreatment by many...


Shattered Lives: Children Who Live with Courage and Dignity

by Camila Batmanghelidjh

Shattered Lives bears witness to the lives of children who have experienced abuse and neglect, and highlights the effects of early traumatic episodes. Chapters take the form of letters to a child capturing their...


Latino Families in Therapy, Second Edition: A Guide to Multicultural Practice

by Celia Jaes Falicov

Since its initial publication, this acclaimed work has provided a comprehensive conceptual framework and hands-on strategies for culturally competent clinical practice with Latino families and individuals....