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- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 49.99
Focuses on crisis intervention services for persons who are victims of natural disasters, school-based and home-based violence, violent crimes, and personal or family crises. This work applies a model of crisis intervention, making it appropriate for front-line crisis workers - clinical psychologists, social workers, psychiatric - and others. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 98.99
This sourcebook provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the trends, policy issues and dilemmas, model programmes and outcome studies within the systems of juvenile justice affecting local, state, and federal jurisdictions throughout the United States. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 58.99
Using expert intervention strategies, this volume is designed to prepare professionals to meet the needs of women and children who have suffered from domestic violence. It focuses on the advances in legal remedies, programme developments, treatment protocols, and multidisciplinary perspectives. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 89.00
Providing guidelines for the effective interventions in family violence, this volume explains the procedures used in a number of innovative programs. It focuses on short-term treatment and intervention, as well as working with special populations that include multicultural groups and oppressed/vulnerable populations. more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 38.99
Drawing from the "Evidence-Based Practice Manual", this title offers an introduction to evidence-based social work practice. It introduces students to the language and importance of evidence-based practice and critical thinking, and explains how to search for evidence, how to evaluate what evidence really is, and how to ask the right questions. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2004; US$ 99.99
Section I: Overview and Critical Issues. 1. Designing, Searching for, Finding, and Implementing Practice-Based Research and Evidence-Based Studies, Albert R. Roberts, Ph.D. and Kenneth Yeager, Ph.D. 2. Implementing Best Practice and Expert Consensus Procedures, Vikki L. Vandiver D.P.H. and Kevin Corcoran Ph.D. J.D. 3. Overview of Evidence Based Practices,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 21.99
1. Definition and Nature of Crisis. 2. Public vs. Private Crisis. 3. Events that Precipitate a Crisis. 4. Twelve Characteristics and Indicators of a Crisis-Prone Person. 5. Types of Crises. 6. Burgess and Roberts' Stress-Crisis-Trauma Continuum. 7. Psychophysiological Reactions to a Crisis. 8. Stress Symptomatology and the General Adaptation Syndrome.... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 95.00
Provides information on the forensic social work issues encountered on a daily basis, such as: prevention of prisoner sudden deaths; expert witness testimony in child welfare and women battering; treating dually diagnosed adolescents; jail mental health services for adults; drug courts and PTSD in inmates with substance abuse histories; and more. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 59.00
Over the past two decades, violent crime has become one of the most serious domestic problems in the United States. Approximately 13 million people (nearly 5% of the U.S. population) are victims of crime every year, and of that, approximately one and a half million are victims of violent crime. Ensuring quality of life for victims of crime is therefore... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 56.00
Each year, about 33 percent of all women and 3 percent of all men murdered in the United States, are killed by a so-called intimate, a spouse, partner, or lover. Nationwide, murder by an intimate is the number one cause of death for pregnant women. And murder by an intimate is not just an American problem. A European task force recently found domestic... more...