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Treating Traumatized Children: A Casebook of Evidence-Based Therapies

by Brian Allen & Mindy Kronenberg

Featuring extensive case studies, this volume provides a unique window into implementation of evidence-based treatments in real-world community settings. Experienced therapists illustrate the use of three effective...


Effective Psychotherapy for Individuals with Brain Injury

by Ronald M. Ruff & Serana K. Chester

Combining scientific expertise with psychotherapeutic acumen, this book is highly accessible and packed with clinical tools. Part I provides essential information on how acquired brain injury affects emotional...


Ordinary Magic: Resilience in Development

by Ann S. Masten

From a pioneering researcher, this book synthesizes the best current knowledge on resilience in children and adolescents. Ann S. Masten explores what allows certain individuals to thrive and adapt despite adverse...


Critical Issues in Child Welfare

by Joan Shireman

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Attachment and Dynamic Practice: An Integrative Guide for Social Workers and Other Clinicians

by Jerrold R. Brandell & Shoshana Ringel

Contemporary attachment theory both enriches our understanding of human development and informs clinical practice. Examining the relational bonds between young children and their caregivers, it traces its origins...


Generalist Practice: A Task Centered Approach

by Eleanor Reardon Tolson, William J. Reid & Charles D. Garvin

This essential text presents a "task-centered" methodology—a structured, short-term problem-solving approach—applicable across systems at five levels of practice: the individual, the family, the group, organizations,...


Mental Illness in the Workplace: Psychological Disability Management

by Henry G. Harder, Shannon Wagner & Josh Rash

The extent of mental health concerns in the workforce is becoming increasingly apparent. Stress, depression, anxiety, workplace bullying and other mental health issues are costing businesses billions every year...


Innovation in Social Services: The Public-Private Mix in Service Provision, Fiscal Policy and Employment

by Tomáš|Greve, Bent Sirovátka

Through exploring patterns in the recent development of financing and governance of social services and developments of social services and employment in the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany and the UK, this...


Remembering the Cultural Geographies of a Childhood Home

by Peter Hughes Jachimiak

This book is primarily structured by the author's memories of living in his own Welsh childhood home during the 1970s. Employing an innovative auto-ethnographic approach to investigate the otherness of the places...


Society, History, and the Global Human Condition: Essays in Honor of Irving M. Zeitlin

by Zaheer Baber

This book highlights the continuing relevance of classical sociological theories and concepts in making sense of the contemporary globalized world. Covering a very wide historical and geographical range and...


ADHD in the Schools, Third Edition: Assessment and Intervention Strategies

by Gary Stoner, George J. DuPaul & Robert Reid

This highly regarded practitioner guide provides state-of-the-art tools for supporting the academic and behavioral success of K-12 students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The authors explain...


Handbook of Depression, Third Edition

by Ian H. Gotlib & Constance L. Hammen

The authoritative reference on depression and mood disorders, this volume brings together the field's preeminent researchers. All aspects of unipolar and bipolar depression are addressed, from genetics, neurobiology,...


The Dark

by Sergio Chejfec & Heather Cleary

New novel from BTBA finalist about a man obsessed with understanding the working-class via a love affair with a woman.


The Planets

by Sergio Chejfec & Heather Cleary

A writer remembers his childhood friend, M, who was disappeared in Argentina's Dirty War.


Child Psychopathology, Third Edition

by Eric J. Mash & Russell A. Barkley

This highly respected reference and text on developmental psychopathology brings together leading authorities on the psychological, biological, and social-contextual determinants of child and adolescent problems....


Bright Kids Who Can't Keep Up: Help Your Child Overcome Slow Processing Speed and Succeed in a Fast-Paced World

by Ellen Braaten & Brian Willoughby

Do you find yourself constantly asking your child to "pick up the pace"? Does he or she seem to take longer than others to get stuff done--whether completing homework, responding when spoken to, or getting dressed...


A Culture of Fear : An Inside Look at Los Angeles County's Department of Children & Family Services

by LMFT, Julian J. Dominguez & M.A., Melinda Murphy

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A Culture of Fear takes readers inside the largest child protective services agency in the country, Los Angeles County's Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS). Julian J. Dominguez and Melinda...


A Culture of Fear: An Inside Look at Los Angeles County's Department of Children & Family Services

by LMFT, Julian J. Dominguez & M.A., Melinda Murphy

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A Culture of Fear takes readers inside the largest child protective services agency in the country, Los Angeles County's Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS). Julian J. Dominguez and Melinda...


Understanding the Poverty Impact of the Global Financial Crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean: Vietnam's Remarkable Progress on Poverty Reduction

by Margaret Grosh & Maurizio Bussolo

This study documents the effects of the 2008-09 global financial crisis on poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). In doing so, it describes and decomposes the effects of the crisis on poverty using...


Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Bipolar Disorder

by Thilo Deckersbach, Britta Hölzel & Lori Eisner

Grounded in current knowledge about bipolar disorder and its treatment, this book presents an empirically supported therapy program with step-by-step guidelines for implementation. Mindfulness-based cognitive...