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The Production of Hospice Space: Conceptualising the Space of Caring and Dying

by Sarah McGann

By linking health, social and architectural theory and establishing conceptual principles, this book defines 'hospice' as a philosophy that is underpinned by space and spatial practice. In putting forward the...


Neuroscience for Social Work: Current Research and Practice

by Holly, PhD Matto & Jessica, PhD Strolin-Goltzman

This clear and accessible guide-written by social workers for social workers-describes the most current developments in neuroscience and their practical applications for social work in education, child welfare,...


Their Fate Is Our Fate: How Birds Foretell Threats to Our Health and Our World

by Peter Doherty

At the heart of this book by Nobel Prize-winning immunologist and professor Peter Doherty is this striking observation: Birds detect danger to our health and the environment before we do. Following a diverse...


To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care

by Cris Beam

An intimate, authoritative look at the foster care system that examines why it is failing the kids it is supposed to protect and what can be done to change it.


Fancy Feet: Turning My Tragedy Into Hope

by Heidi Cave

Burned over 50 percent of her body and a double amputee, Heidi Cave chooses life and forgiveness.


Essentials of Psychiatric Diagnosis, Revised Edition: Responding to the Challenge of Dsm-5(r)

by Allen Frances

Grounded in author Allen Frances's extensive clinical experience, this comprehensive yet concise guide helps the busy clinician find the right psychiatric diagnosis and avoid the many pitfalls that lead to...


Working with Vulnerable Children, Young People and Families

by Graham Brotherton & Mark Cronin

This book introduces students to a broad debate around what constitutes vulnerability, a key concept in successful early intervention for health and wellbeing. It opens with chapters examining the concept of...


Practising Social Inclusion

by Ann Taket, Beth R. Crisp & Melissa Graham

Practising Social Inclusion presents what we know about what works, and why, in promoting social inclusion and practising in a socially inclusive way.

Contributing to the growing debates on social inclusion,...


In Search of Naunny's Grave: Age, Class, Gender and Ethnicity in an American Family

by Nick Trujillo

Collecting narratives of his grandmother's life, communication researcher NickTrujillo learns how family members use stories to define the family's sense of itself and create collective views on intergenerational...


Taking Care: Lessons from Mothers with Disabilities

by Mary Grimley Mason & Linda Long-Bellil

Taking Care, based on twenty-six interviews and other autobiographical narratives, challenges the negative stereotypes about mothers with disabilities. These women’s stories tell of their successes despite...


Best Practice in Professional Supervision: A Guide for the Helping Professions

by Liz Beddoe & Allyson Davys

Best Practice in Professional Supervision is an authoritative guide to being an excellent supervisor, covering the role, functions and dispositions involved. The authors consider basic skills, the practicalities...


Handbook for Practice Learning in Social Work and Social Care: Knowledge and Theory

by Joyce Lishman, Alan Barr & Jane Aldgate

This substantially revised, expanded and updated edition of the popular Handbook of Theory for Practice Teachers is a comprehensive summary of the theory, knowledge, research and evidence relating to practice...


The Life Model of Social Work Practice: Advances in Theory and Practice (Third Edition)

by Alex Gitterman & Carel B. Germain

Originally published in 1980, this seminal work was the first to introduce an ecological perspective into social work practice. The third edition expands and deepens this perspective, further developing the...


Diagnostic and Behavioral Assessment in Children and Adolescents: A Clinical Guide

by Bryce D. McLeod, Amanda Jensen-Doss & Thomas H. Ollendick

This comprehensive volume shows how to use both diagnostic and behavioral assessment knowledgeably and effectively throughout the process of treatment. The two traditions have developed along separate paths--each...


The Columbia Guide to Social Work Writing

by Warren Green

Social work practitioners write for a variety of publications, and they are expected to show fluency in a number of related fields. Whether the target is a course instructor, scholarly journal, fellowship organization,...


Reshaping Theory in Contemporary Social Work: Toward a Critical Pluralism in Clinical Practice

by William Borden

William Borden's persuasive collection of original essays reaffirms the place of theory in social work practice, showing how different theoretical models, therapeutic languages, and modes of intervention strengthen...


Dictionary of Psychopathology

by Henry Kellerman

Psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, theoreticians, practitioners, and other allied professionals who together represent the entire arc of the mental health field must be versed...


Class Counts: Education, Inequality, and the Shrinking Middle Class

by Allan Ornstein

Class counts. Class differences and class warfare have existed since the beginning of western civilization, but the gap in income and wealth between the rich (top 10 percent) and the rest has increased steadily...


Heartland Tobacco War

by Andrew L. Spivak, Michael S. Givel & Stanton Glantz

sHeartland Tobacco War chronicles the political and public relations battles between health advocates and forces supported by the tobacco industry in Oklahoma from the 1980s to the present, drawing on previously-suppressed...


Culture, Social Class, and Race in Public Relations: Perspectives and Applications

by Damion Waymer

Culture, Race, and Class-Based Perspectives in Public Relations, edited by Damion Waymer, looks at “diversity in public relations” in a novel way. Several public relations books look at gender or transnational/global...