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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...


Ending Extreme Inequality: An Economic Bill of Rights to Eliminate Poverty

by Scott Myers-Lipton

Poverty and inequality are at record levels. Today, forty-seven million Americans live in poverty, while the median is in decline. The top 20 percent now controls 89 percent of all wealth. These conditions have...


The Myth Of The Undeserving Poor - A Christian Response to Poverty in Britain Today

by Martin Charlesworth & Natalie Williams

When you think of poverty in Britain today, do you picture innocent children going without food or scroungers lounging on the sofa all day watching TV and cheating on benefits claims? For Christians, what we...


The Social Work Assignments Handbook: A Practical Guide for Students

by Sarah Foote, Anne Quinney & Matt Taylor

The Social Work Assignments Handbook is the complete guide to preparing for, carrying out and writing up a social work assignment or project. Designed to support students through their assignments from beginning...


Older People in Modern Society

by Anthea Tinker

Older People in Modern Society is an established classic text in its field and through subsequent editions its reputation and that of its author has grown. In this fourth and renamed edition, Anthea Tinker synthesises...


No Place to Call Home: Inside the Real Lives of Gypsies and Travellers

by Katharine Quarmby

They are reviled. For centuries the Roma have wandered Europe; during the Holocaust half a million were killed. After World War II and during the Troubles, a wave of Irish Travellers moved to England to build...


A Prelude to a Kiss and Other Plays

by Craig Lucas

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


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...


Handbook of the Neuroscience of Aging

by Patrick R. Hof & Charles V. Mobbs

A single volume of 85 articles, the Handbook of the Neurobiology of Aging is an authoritative selection of relevant chapters from the Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, the most comprehensive source of neuroscience...


Community Economic Development and Social Work

by Margaret S Sherraden

In Community Economic Development and Social Work, you'll find innovative theoretical approaches to the newly emerging field of community economic development (CED). You'll see how community leaders, residents,...


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

by Doreen Pendgracs

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


Dyslexia: A Beginner's Guide

by Nicola Brunswick

Winston Churchill, Andy Warhol, Walt Disney, Tom Cruise, Agatha Christie, Pablo Picasso. All famous and successful in their chosen professions. All dyslexic. Around 5 to 15% of speakers of alphabetic languages...


Caregiving with Pride

by Karen I. Frediksen-Goldsen

Groundbreaking information for caregivers-and those receiving care

It is more common now than ever before for partners, family members, and friends to provide informal care, yet caregiving in the lesbian, gay,...


Evidence-Based Practice in Social Work: Development of a New Professional Culture

by Haluk Soydan & Lawrence A. Palinkas

The role of evidence-based practice is one of most central and controversial issues in social work today. This concise text introduces key concepts and processes of evidence-based practice whilst engaging with...


Inequality and the 1%

by Danny Dorling

Since the great recession hit in 2008, the 1% has only grown richer while the rest find life increasingly tough. The gap between the haves and the have-nots has turned into a chasm. While the rich have found...


Domestic Violence in Diverse Contexts: A Re-Examination of Gender

by Sarah Wendt & Lana Zannettino

Overwhelmingly, it is women who are the victims of domestic violence and this book puts women's experiences of domestic violence at its centre, whilst acknowledging their many diverse and complex identities....


The Golden Age of Probation: Mission V Market

by Roger Statham & Alan Bennett

The Golden Age of Probation is the first book on probation by those practitioners who became its leaders. A comprehensive account exploring culture, values and tensions. It looks at the dynamics of probation...


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...


Therapeutic Residential Care for Children and Youth: Developing Evidence-Based International Practice

by Hans Grietens, Erik Knorth & Richard Barth

Definitive and wide-ranging, this international review of therapeutic residential child care covers the latest research on how it works, how much it costs compared with the outcomes it delivers and how to deliver...


Eradicating Child Maltreatment: Evidence-Based Approaches to Prevention and Intervention Across Services

by BRUCE F. CHORPITA, Alayna Park & Harriet Ward

Examining whether it's possible to eradicate child maltreatment, this book draws on on global research and evidence-based practice across health, social welfare and education. It describes a range of current...