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  • Effective Interventions for Children in Needby Barbara Maughan; Michael Little

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 250.00

    This book sets out the current state of knowledge about what works in reducing impairments to children?s health and development. Little and Maughan?s book applies a high standard of proof and reproduces only the work of the leading intervention scientists from around the world. After discussing the real world challenges to more effective children?s... more...

  • Defining and Classifying Children in Needby Nick Axford

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 275.00

    Need is a popular but controversial concept in social policy. 'Needs-led' has become a mantra in children's services in recent years, yet theorists still argue about the meaning and value of the concept of 'need'. There are lots of needs assessment at the individual child and population levels, but case files vary enormously in quality and reports... more...

  • Child Developmentby Michael Little; Barbara Maughan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 240.00

    This book provides a good foundation for understanding influences on children?s health and development. The volume brings together in a single reference source the world?s leading thinkers on children?s health and development. It sets out the basic concepts that underpin the study of child development and response to impairments to development, including... more...

  • An Introduction to Social Work Theoryby David Howe

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Social workers need to recognize the critical role that theory plays both in the way they make sense of what is going on and in the way they order their work. Such recognition clarifies practice for both the worker and the client. David Howe's classic text provides a framework to help social workers develop an understanding of the theories which... more...

  • Children in State Careby June Thoburn; Mark Courtney

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 375.00

    This volume brings together a selection of the most influential and informative English language refereed journal articles on children in out-of-home care, their birth relatives and carers. The articles, which include empirical research and critiques of policy and practice, are mainly from the UK and USA, but include some coverage of child placement... more...

  • Body Countby Peter Gill

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 10.65

    With 20 million dead and another 40 million infected, AIDS is the world's worst epidemic, but the catastrophe could have been prevented. This book shows how millions could have been saved and many millions more infections could have been prevented if the world had responded properly to the crisis. Peter Gill reveals how politicians and religious leaders... more...

  • Aids Sutraby Random House

    Random House 2009; US$ 12.68

    India is home to almost three million HIV cases. But AIDS is still a disease stigmatized and shrouded in denial. It is stigma that prevents people from openly discussing the facts around HIV, and keeps them from getting treatment. Stigma leads to discrimination against HIV positive people in hospitals, schools and even among families. In this ground-breaking... more...

  • Adoption For Dummiesby Tracy Barr; Katrina Carlisle

    Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99 US$ 19.50

    You hear all sorts of things said or implied about adoption. Some information comes from people who know a lot about it, while some comes from people who don’t know anything about it but make assumptions anyway. Some comes from people whose experiences have been good; some from those whose experiences have been bad. The result? Enough conflicting... more...

  • Understanding Assessment in Counselling and Psychotherapyby Sofie Bager-Charleson; Biljana van Rijn

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 26.00

    A concise guide to understanding assessments in counselling and psychotherapy. more...

  • Essential Research Findings in Counselling and Psychotherapyby Mick Cooper

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 50.00

    Providing trainees, practitioners and researchers with a comprehensive introduction to the latest findings in the field, this book sets out, in a jargon-free way, the evidence for the effectiveness of therapy and the factors associated with positive therapeutic outcomes. more...