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  • A Guide for Nursing Home Social Workersby Elise Beaulieu

    Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 55.00

    This book clearly distinguishes the function of beginning nursing home social workers and provides information and resources essential for them. Topics covered include: assessment; the intake and discharge processes; interventions; resource allocation; medication; diagnosis and treatment of depression; dementias; and legal issues, ethics, and confidentiality... more...

  • Evidence-based Interventions for Social Work in Health Careby Marcia Egan

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95

    This evidence-based text outlines the best practices for the psychosocial problems associated with the emerging chronic and major health conditions of the 21st century, such as paediatric asthma, HIV-affected children, Type I and Type II diabetes, chronic pain, and adult hypertension. more...

  • Social Work in Health Settingsby Toba Schwaber Kerson; Judith L.M. McCoyd; Associates

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 58.95

    Social Work in Health Settings is a classic text for students and practitioners. It introduces social work students to a broad range of clients and provides an overview of many social work services in the health arena. This third edition is fully updated and includes 29 casebook chapters. more...

  • Social Work and Transplantation of Human Organsby Surjit S Dhooper

    ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 119.95

    The possibility of treating patients with organ replacement therapy has created a new frontier in medical care. Hospitals have to deal with such vital issues as selecting potential recipients of transplants, ensuring equity in allocating organs, pre- and peri-transplantation care of patients, and post-transplantation follow-up of organ recipients.... more...

  • Integrating Poverty and Gender into Health Programmesby WHO

    World Health Organization 2005; US$ 10.00

    Intended for use in pre-service and in-service training of health professionals. Divided into six sections, this module on mental health aims to improve the awareness, knowledge and skills of health providers on poverty and gender concerns. It defines men more...

  • Object Relations Theory and Self Psychology in Socby Eda Goldstein

    Free Press 2010; US$ 35.00

    Object Relations and Self Psychology are two leading schools of psychological thought discussed in social work classrooms and applied by practitioners to a variety of social work populations. Yet both groups have lacked a basic manual for teaching and reference -- until now. For them, Dr. Eda G. Goldstein's book fills a void on two fronts: Part I... more...

  • More Than Breadby Irene Glasser

    University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    More Than Bread examines life in the dining room of the Tabernacle Soup Kitchen, located in Middle City in a New England state. What happens when one hundred guests, which include single mothers, drug addicts, alcoholics, the mentally ill, and the chronically unemployed, representing diverse age groups and ethnicities, come together in the dining... more...

  • The Hoodsby Heather Hamill

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 32.95

    A distinctive feature of the conflict in Northern Ireland over the past forty years has been the way Catholic and Protestant paramilitaries have policed their own communities. This has mainly involved the violent punishment of petty criminals involved in joyriding and other types of antisocial behavior. Between 1973 and 2007, more than 5,000 nonmilitary... more...

  • Mental Health and Social Problemsby Nina Rovinelli Heller; Alex Gitterman

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 74.95

    Mental Health and Social Problems is a textbook for social work students and practitioners. It explores the complicated relationship between mental conditions and societal issues as well as examining risk and protective factors for the prevalence, course, adaptation to and recovery from mental illness. more...

  • Where next for criminal justice?by David Faulkner; Ros Burnett

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 36.95

    Where next for criminal justice?' considers the criminal justice policies which should be adopted, how they should be formed, and the principles and values which should be used. more...