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  • Before the Best Interests of the Childby Joseph Goldstein; Anna Freund; Albert J. Solnit

    Free Press 1986; Not Available

    The second volume in a classic trilogy of reference works often cited in child custody cases, which introduced the concept of the ?least detrimental alternative? when addressing a child?s welfare. The second volume in a classic trilogy of works by Joseph Goldstein, former Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law at Yale Law School; Albert J. Solnit, the... more...

  • A Dream Deferred, a Joy Achievedby Charisse Nesbit

    Strebor Books 2007; Not Available

    A Dream Deferred, a Joy Achieved is a positive look at the foster care system through stories of its survivors who show there is hope for the future, even in a system often identified by abuse and neglect. With a unique perspective, this collection of inspiring stories is a testament to the fighting spirit of former foster children, and an inspiration... more...

  • Working with Children, Young People and Familiesby Billie Oliver; Bob Pitt

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 30.00

    A text book for students on foundation degrees which are structured around the Common Core of Skills and Knowledge for the Children?s Workforce. more...

  • A Dream Deferred, a Joy Achievedby Charisse Nesbit

    Strebor Books 2007; Not Available

    A Dream Deferred, a Joy Achieved is a positive look at the foster care system through stories of its survivors who show there is hope for the future, even in a system often identified by abuse and neglect. With a unique perspective, this collection of inspiring stories is a testament to the fighting spirit of former foster children, and an inspiration... more...

  • Tangled Relationshipsby Frederic G. Reamer

    Columbia University Press 2001; US$ 34.99

    Reamer examines the ethics involving intimate and sexual relationships with clients and former clients, practitioners' self-disclosure, giving and receiving favors and gifts, bartering for services, and unavoidable and unanticipated circumstances such as social encounters and geographical proximity. Case vignettes help illustrate important points.... more...

  • Just Doing My Jobby James Knight

    Hachette Australia 2010; Not Available

    JUST DOING MY JOB is a journey into the lives of the men and women behind the uniform - the cops, firies and ambos. It is an exploration of humanity and the human spirit. Imagine what it must be like to attend a fatal accident in which you know the victim; or to pull a baby out of a fire who is dressed in the same style of pyjamas that your child... more...

  • Three-Letter Plagueby Jonny Steinberg

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2010; US$ 17.50

    At the age of 29, Sizwe Magadia is among the most handsome, well-educated, and richest of the men in his poverty-striken village in rural Transkei. Dr Hermann Reuter, a son of old South West African stock, wants to prove to the world that if you provide decent treatment, people will come and get it, no matter their circumstances. Already, Sizwe... more...

  • Australian Social Policy and the Human Servicesby Ed Carson; Lorraine Kerr

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 72.00

    A comprehensive introduction to the subject which explores the relationship between social policy and the human services. more...

  • Making Strategy Count in the Health and Human Services Sectorsby Tine Hansen-Turton; Michael Mortell

    Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 60.00

    This the first guide to achieving long-term impact and social change in communities by employing critical, proven strategies in health and human services organizations. It is based on lessons learned from 20 human services organizations and their Chief Strategy Officers, who engineered significant improvements in their ability to adjust to change,... more...

  • A Most Human Enterpriseby Donald O. Granberg; John F. Galliher

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 32.99

    A Most Human Enterprise looks at controversial social science research methods and their effects on subjects and researchers. In detailing case studies in which plagiarism was alleged, subjects were mislead or seriously abused, and research denigrated certain demographics, Donald O. Granberg and John F. Galliher demonstrate how social scientists have... more...