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  • Drug Users in Societyby Dr Joanne Neale

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 150.00

    This book provides a candid insight into the lives of individuals who are addicted to heroin and other opiates. The processes of obtaining and using drugs are explored within the wider context of personal biographies and daily routines. Key issues considered include childhood experiences, crime and violence, housing situations, family relationships,... more...

  • To the End of Juneby Cris Beam

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013; US$ 19.99

    An intimate, authoritative look at the foster care system that examines why it is failing the kids it is supposed to protect and what can be done to change it. more...

  • Social Justice in Group Workby Anneliese A. Singh; Carmen F. Salazar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book features research and case studies of social justice group work in community and school settings, guidelines for training and supervision, and recommendations for future social justice group work. This book was published as a special issue of the Journal for Specialists in Group Work . more...

  • Landscapes of Despairby Michael J. Dear; Jennifer R. Wolch

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 41.50

    Michael Dear and Jennifer Wolch examine the emergence of urban ghettos of the socially dependent--an unforeseen "solution" to the problem of developing community-based care for a variety of service-dependent groups, including the mentally and physically disabled, ex-offenders, and addicts. Based on detailed case studies drawn from several cities in... more...

  • Community Development Approaches to Improving Public Healthby Robert S Ogilvie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    As the rates of chronic diseases, like diabetes, asthma and obesity skyrocket, research is showing that the built environment ? the way our cities and towns are developed ? contributes to the epidemic rates of these diseases. It is unlikely that those who planned and developed these places envisioned these situations. Public health, community development... more...

  • Risikomanagementby Sonja Holzäpfel; Alexander Neufang; Josef Mischo

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 26.85

    Erste Zielsetzung des Risikomanagements in deutschen Krankenhäusern und Pflegeheimen ist die Sicherheit der Patienten. In wirtschaftlichen Krisenzeiten wird es immer schwieriger, alle Instrumente des Qualitätsmanagements und der Qualitätssicherung aufrecht zu erhalten. Risikomanagement ist ein wirksames Instrument zur Schadensprophylaxe und das bedeutendste... more...

  • Aids Sutraby

    Random House 2009; US$ 13.27

    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. ... more...

  • Anna's Storyby Bronwyn Donaghy

    HarperCollins Publishers 2010; US$ 17.07

    At 15 Anna Wood went to a party and took an ecstasy tablet. Three days later she was dead. A life destroyed. A family devastated. She was just fifteen. She was leaving school to start the job of her dreams. She was beautiful, she had a loving family and countless friends. Yet on 21 October 1995, Anna Wood took an ecstasy tablet at a dance party and... more...

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

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 30.00

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

  • Basic Counselling Skillsby Richard Nelson-Jones

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 54.00

    Packed full of excercises and activities, this is a practical introduction to counselling skills for those working, or training to work, in the helping professions, from best-selling author Richard Nelson-Jones. more...