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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 illness concerns in the workforce is becoming increasingly apparent. Stress, depression, anxiety, workplace bullying and other issues are costing businesses billions every year in lost productivity,...


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

by Tomáš|Greve, Bent Sirovátka

EU member states have seen high levels of unemployment in recent years especially amongst young people. At the same time the fiscal crisis of welfare states has made it difficult for them to invest in new jobs...


Remembering the Cultural Geographies of a Childhood Home

by Peter Hughes Jachimiak

Using an innovative auto-ethnographic approach to investigate the otherness of the places that make up the childhood home and its neighbourhood in relation to memory-derived and memory-imbued cultural geographies,...


Sport, Coaching and Intellectual Disability

by David Hassan, Sandra Dowling & Roy McConkey

There are more opportunities than ever before for young people with disabilities to participate in sport and adapted physical education. For example, there are more than 3.7 million athletes worldwide aligned...


The Power of Spirituality in Therapy: Integrating Spiritual and Religious Beliefs in Mental Health Practice

by Peter A Kahle & John M Robbins

Factor your clients' religious beliefs into their therapy!

A recent Gallup poll found that nearly two-thirds of Americans surveyed said they would prefer to receive counseling from a therapist who is religious....


Lives of Lesbian Elders: Looking Back, Looking Forward

by J Dianne Garner, D. Merilee Clunis & Pat A. Freeman

The untold history of lesbian life from those who have lived it!

Lives of Lesbian Elders: Looking Back, Looking Forward illuminates the hopes, fears, issues, and concerns of gay women as they grow older. Based...


Six Community Psychologists Tell Their Stories: History, Contexts, and Narrative

by James G Kelly & Anna Song

Six Community Psychologists Tell Their Stories: History, Contexts, and Narrative presents the unique opportunity to examine how culture and social norms have combined with chance, coincidence, and serendipity...


Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Mental Health

by Robin M Mathy & Shelly K Kerr

Examine the psychosocial factors that affect lesbian and bisexual women’s mental health

This essential guide presents up-to-date, evidence-based information that can be implemented to improve mental health...


Psychological, Political, and Cultural Meanings of Home

by Mechthild Hart & Miriam Ben-Yoseph

Discover different dimensions of the meaning of home across political, cultural, and geographic boundaries!

Psychological, Political, and Cultural Meanings of Home brings a unique multidisciplinary, multicultural...


The Family, Spirituality, and Social Work

by Dorothy Becvar

One of the few books on this topic, The Family, Spirituality, and Social Work offers mental health professionals new information and research for creating more positive, effective, and satisfying sessions. You...


Bullying Among Prisoners: Evidence, Research and Intervention Strategies

by Jane L. Ireland

Bullying in prisons can have severe consequences both for those directly involved and for the prison regime as a whole, yet the subject has been curiously neglected in the literature. In 1993, the Prison Service...


Comprehensive Care for HIV/AIDS: Community-Based Strategies

by Teresa L. Scheid

A comprehensive health care system consists of services that are coordinated and integrated along the full continuum of care. For HIV patients, this includes physical health care, infectious disease management,...


Philosophies and Practices of Emancipatory Nursing: Social Justice as Praxis

by Paula N. Kagan, Marlaine C. Smith & Peggy L. Chinn

This anthology presents the philosophical and practice perspectives of nurse scholars whose works center on promoting nursing research, practice, and education within frameworks of social justice and critical...


Responding to Youth Crime in Hong Kong: Penal Elitism, Legitimacy and Citizenship

by Michael Adorjan & Wing Hong Chui

A society's response to youth crime reveals much about its broader cultural values, social circumstances, and political affairs. This book examines reactions and policy responses to youth delinquency and crime...


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 PreK-12 students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The authors...


Handbook of Depression, Third Edition

by Ian H. Gotlib & Constance L. Hammen

An 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,...


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...