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The Lost Children of Wilder: The Epic Struggle to Change Foster Care

by Nina Bernstein

In 1973 Marcia Lowry, a young civil liberties attorney, filed a controversial class-action suit that would come to be known as Wilder, which challenged New York City’s operation of its foster-care system....


Safeguarding Babies and Very Young Children from Abuse and Neglect

by Rebecca Brown, David Westlake & Harriet Ward

This book examines child protection issues in relation to babies and young children at risk of abuse. Based on a study which followed babies until they were 3 years old, it examines how safeguarding decisions...


Unplanned: The Dramatic True Story of a Former Planned Parenthood Leader's Eye-Opening Journey Across the Life Line

by Abby Johnson & Cindy Lambert

Retailers Choice Award winner, 2012

Abby Johnson quit her job in October 2009. That simple act became a national news story because Abby was the director of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Texas who, after participating...


Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation

Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction 2014

by Dan Fagin

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • Winner of The New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award • “A new classic of science reporting.”—The New York Times

The riveting true story of a small town...


Handstands In The Dark

by Janey Godley

Brought up amid near-Dickensian squalour in the tough East End of Glasgow and sexually abused by her uncle, Janey married into a Glasgow criminal family as a teenager, then found herself having to cope with...


And the Band Played On

by Randy Shilts

Upon it's first publication twenty years ago, And The Band Played on was quickly recognized as a masterpiece of investigatve reporting. An international bestseller, a nominee for the National Book Critics...


Boundary Issues and Dual Relationships in the Human Services

by Frederic G. Reamer

Should a therapist disclose personal information to a client, accept a client’s gift, or provide a former client with a job? Is it appropriate to exchange email or text messages with clients or correspond...


Clinician's Guide to Mind Over Mood

by Christine A. Padesky & Christine Greenberger

If you'd like to assign Mind Over Mood to your clients, but aren't sure about how to incorporate it into practice, you'll find the answers you need in Clinician's Guide to Mind Over Mood. This essential book...


Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Examination Preparation: A Concise Guide to the Rehabilitation Counselor Test

by Fong Chan & Malachy Bishop

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This user-friendly new study guide will help graduate students and professionals in rehabilitation counseling to prepare thoroughly for the CRC® examination. It provides a complete, detailed review of the...


A Thousand Small Sparrows: Amazing Stories of Kids Helping Kids

by Jeff Leeland & Marcus Brotherton

In 1992, Jeff and Kristi Leeland’s infant son, Michael, needed a bone marrow transplant. It cost $200,000 they didn’t have. That’s when Dameon, the most picked-on kid in the junior high where Jeff taught,...


The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity: Economics and Ethics After the Fall

by Jeffrey D. Sachs

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE GUARDIAN AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

 

“Succinct, humane, and politically astute . . . Sachs lays out a detailed path to reform, regulation,...


Paranoia & Heartbreak: Fifteen Years in a Juvenile Facility

by Jerome Gold

For fifteen years, Jerome Gold worked as a rehabilitation counselor in a prison for juveniles in Washington state. Throughout his time there, he kept a journal of his experiences with youths who had been incarcerated...


Ask Me Why I Hurt: The Kids Nobody Wants and the Doctor Who Heals Them

by Randy Md Christensen

The unforgettable inspiring memoir of one extraordinary doctor who is saving lives in a most unconventional way Ask Me Why I Hurt is the touching and revealing first-person account of the remarkable work of...


Unlikely Brothers

by John Prendergast & Michael Mattocks

“You don’t look like brothers . . .”

Peace activist and cofounder of the Enough Project, John Prendergast is known as a champion of human rights in Africa. 

But the not-so-public face of J.P. is the life...


Wealth and Democracy: How Great Fortunes and Government Created America's Aristocracy

by Kevin Phillips

For more than thirty years, Kevin Phillips' insight into American politics and economics has helped to make history as well as record it. His bestselling books, including The Emerging Republican Majority (1969)...


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...


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...


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....


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...