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  • Crisis Intervention Handbookby Albert R. Roberts

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 57.99

    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...

  • Handbook of Domestic Violence Intervention Strategiesby Albert R. Roberts

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 72.99

    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...

  • Juvenile Justice Sourcebookby Albert R. Roberts

    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...

  • Battered Women and Their Familiesby DACFE BCETS PhD DSW Albert R. Roberts

    Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 99.99

    With a foreword by Barbara W. White, PhD, University of Texas at Austin The definitive work on battered women is now in a timely third edition. Considered the complete, in-depth guide to effective interventions for this pervasive social disease, Battered Women and Their Families has been updated to include new case studies, cultural perspectives,... more...

  • Social Workers' Desk Referenceby Kevin Corcoran; Albert R. Roberts

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 59.99

    People all over the world are confronted by issues such as poverty, a lack of access to quality education, unaffordable and or inadequate housing, and a lack of needed health and mental services on a daily basis. Due to these issues, there is a need for social workers who have access to relevant and timely scholarly materials in order to meet the needs... more...

  • Foundations of Evidence-Based Social Work Practiceby Albert R. Roberts; Kenneth R. Yeager

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 46.99

    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...

  • Evidence-Based Practice Manualby Albert R. Roberts; Kenneth R. Yeager

    Oxford University Press, USA 2004; US$ 114.99

    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...

  • Pocket Guide to Crisis Interventionby Albert R Roberts; Kenneth R Yeager

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 35.99

    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...

  • Helping Victims of Violent Crimeby PhD Diane L. Green; PhD DSW Albert R. Roberts

    Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 67.99

    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...

  • Death by Domestic Violenceby Albert R. Roberts; Katherine Van Wormer

    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...