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  • Evidence-Based Practice and Intellectual Disabilitiesby Peter Sturmey; Robert Didden

    Wiley 2014; US$ 54.95

    Evidence-Based Practice and Intellectual Disabilities responds to the recent increased focus on, and need for, the use of evidence-based practice (EBP) in treating intellectual disabilities. The first book wholly dedicated to addressing EBP specifically in relation to intellectual disabilities Provides clinical guidelines based on the strength... more...

  • Signed Language Interpretingby Lorraine Leeson; Svenja Wurm; Myriam Vermeerbergen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Signed language interpreting continues to evolve as a field of research. Stages of professionalization, opportunities for education and the availability of research vary tremendously among different parts of the world. Overall there is continuing hunger for empirically founded, theoretically sound accounts of signed language interpreting to inform... more...

  • Ethnicity and Gerontological Social Workby Rose Dobrof

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    Ethnicity and Gerontological Social Work presents a compassionate and illuminating update on ethnicity in this area of social work. This fine book looks at such topics as the relationship between white aged clients and non-white paraprofessional workers, minority elder maltreatment, the utilization of social services by the Mexican-American Elderly,... more...

  • Social Work Theory and Practice with the Terminally Ill, Second Editionby Joan K Parry

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.00

    Social Work Theory and Practice with the Terminally Ill, second edition, takes a compassionate look at ways that social workers can help dying people and their families. The social workers who work most effectively with terminally ill patients and their families are the ones who best understand the multifaceted nature of the dying process and its impact... more...

  • Crises, Conflict and Disabilityby David Mitchell; Valerie Karr

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    People with disabilities are among the most adversely affected during conflict situations or when natural disasters strike. They experience higher mortality rates, have fewer available resources and less access to help, especially in refugee camps, as well as in post-disaster environments. Already subject to severe discrimination in many societies,... more...

  • Multicultural Aspects of Human Behaviorby Willie V. Bryan

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 45.95

    This third edition has a title modification, in that the previous two editions were titled Multicultural Aspects of Disabilities: A Guide to Understanding and Assisting Minorities in the Rehabilitation Process. This edition is titled Multicultural Aspects of Human Behavior: A Guide to Understanding Human Cultural Development. The reason for the title... more...

  • Thriving on the Front Linesby Bob Bertolino

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Youth and Family Services (YFS) are part of residential and group homes, schools, social service organizations, hospitals, and family court systems. YFS include prevention, education, positive youth development, foster care, child welfare, and treatment. As YFS has evolved advances in research have brought forth a host of promising new ideas that both... more...

  • Social Policyby Hugh Bochel; Guy Daly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    This thoroughly updated new edition provides a comprehensive introduction to contemporary social policy, and addresses its historical, theoretical and contextual foundations. Divided into four sections, it opens with a survey of the socio-economic, political and governmental contexts within which social policy operates, before moving on to look at... more...

  • Leverage for Goodby Lester M. Salamon

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 17.99

    With the resources of both governments and traditional philanthropy barely growing or in decline, yet the problems of poverty, ill-health, and environmental degradation ballooning daily, new models for financing social and environmental objectives are urgently needed. Fortunately, a revolution is underway in the instruments and institutions available... more...

  • The Wonderful World of Workby Jeanette Purkis; Andrew Hore

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 24.95

    Full of practical information, engaging activities, fun illustrations and inspiring personal stories, this hands-on workbook demystifies the world of work to help teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder feel confident in their ability to get a job and encourages them to think about careers that might suit their skills and interests. more...