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- Policy Press 2003; US$ 36.95
Little is known about the experiences of children living in families affected by severe and enduring mental illness. This is the first in-depth study of children and young people caring for parents affected in this way. Drawing on primary research data collected from 40 families, the book presents the perspectives of children (young carers), their... more...
- American Cancer Society 2008; US$ 11.99
Whether caring for one?s self at home or providing care for a loved one, this indispensable quick reference can improve quality of care and quality of life for those with cancer. Organized in a straight-forward alphabetical format, the book covers more than four dozen critical cancer caregiving topics, from anxiety to weight changes, and is filled... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 79.00
Service-learning has many definitions based on how a service program is structured in a particular institution. For this book, it is defined as a structured learning experience that combines community service with student preparation and reflection--a connecting link being established between academics and service. The central focus of this textbook... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 39.95
Trauma research and clinical practice have taught us much about the widespread problems of child maltreatment, partner violence, and sexual assault. Numerous investigations have documented links between such trauma exposure and long-term negative mental health consequences. As we learn more about traumatic stress, however, increasing attention has... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 55.00
Like its popular predecessor, the new edition of Bathing Without a Battle presents an individualized, problem-solving approach to bathing and personal care of individuals with dementia. On the basis of extensive original research and clinical experience, the editors have developed strategies and techniques that work in both institution and home settings.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 79.95
Addressing the significant shifts in the social, political and professional context for informal education, this book makes clear the continuities in community-based informal education with girls and argues for its continuing importance. The impact of neo-liberal approaches to empowerment is highlighted throughout. Drawing together historical, theoretical... more...
- Random House New Zealand 2011; US$ 25.93
Entertaining, sad, funny, thought-provoking, this is a novel based on the life of an exceptional man, who happened to be intellectually handicapped. Inspired by the life of the author's intellectually handicapped brother, Ronald Downes, this novel is written in Ronnie's voice as he talks about important things. It's also about him needing all the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 49.95
This ground-breaking work addresses the central question of the nature of professional judgement and deliberation that has recently come to the fore in the academic literature of profession and professionalism. It proposes a marked shift away from technical-rational approaches to professional decision-making in favour of reflection and deliberation... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 18.95
Research-based advice for people who care for someone with dementia Nearly half of U.S. citizens over the age of 85 are suffering from some kind of dementia and require care. Loving Someone Who Has Dementia is a new kind of caregiving book. It's not about the usual techniques, but about how to manage on-going stress and grief. The book... more...