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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...


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...


Disability and Social Movements: Learning from Australian Experiences

by Rachel Carling-Jenkins

This book provides the reader with a ground-breaking understanding of disability and social movements. By describing how disability is philosophically, historically, and theoretically positioned, Carling-Jenkins...


Our Children and Other Animals: The Cultural Construction of Human-Animal Relations in Childhood

by Matthew Cole & Kate Stewart

Focusing on the socialization of the human use of other animals as resources in contemporary Western society, this book explores the cultural reproduction of human-nonhuman animal relations in childhood. With...


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)...


Families in Rehabilitation Counseling: A Community-Based Rehabilitation Approach

by Michael Millington Ph. D. & Irmo, PhD Marini

Presents an innovative family-based approach to rehabilitation counseling that can be put to use immediately!

While the family has traditionally been a secondary consideration in rehabilitation, this graduate...


Systems Theory and the Sociology of Health and Illness: Observing Healthcare

by Morten Knudsen & Werner Vogd

Modern societies and organizations are characterized by multiple kinds of observations, systems, or rationalities, rather than singular identities and clear hierarchies. This holds true for healthcare where...


The Elderly Uncooperative Patient

by T.L. Brink

An invaluable resource for the mental health professional who must deal with the uncooperative and difficult elderly patient.


Betrayal in Psychotherapy and Its Antidotes: Challenges for Patient and Therapist

by E Mark Stern

Betrayal in all its forms has been and is an ever present reality in every area of life--politics, business, and human relationships to name a few. Recent publications have chronicled the unethical actions of...