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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Five Days at Memorialby Sheri Fink

    Crown Publishing Group 2013; US$ 27.00

    One of the New York Times ?s Best Ten Books of the Year Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction Winner of the 2014 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Ridenhour Book Prize, the 2014 American Medical Writers Association Medical Book Award (Public/Healthcare Consumers), a 2014 Science... 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...

  • Handbook of Coaching Psychologyby Stephen Palmer; Alison Whybrow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    The Handbook of Coaching Psychology provides a clear perspective on this emerging area of professional practice. The book begins with a mixture of personal and factual narratives on the historical and current context of coaching and coaching psychology. Stephen Palmer, Alison Whybrow and leading coaching psychologists and coaches outline recent... more...

  • Financial Sustainability for Nonprofit Organizationsby Emmanuel Jean Francois

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 70.00

    Nonprofit organizations face fierce competition for funding, especially during times of financial crisis. In order to effectively further their goals and make a long-term impact in the communities they serve, these organizations must remain financially viable and sustainable. This book equips students training to become better nonprofit leaders with... more...

  • Losing Timby Paul Gionfriddo

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    Paul Gionfriddo?s son Tim is one of the “6 percent?—the percentage of all Americans with serious mental illness. He is also one of the half million homeless people with serious mental illnesses in desperate need of help yet often underserved or ignored by our health and social-service systems. In this moving, detailed, yet clear-eyed exposé, Gionfriddo... 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...

  • Good Practice in Safeguarding Childrenby Sue Peckover; Ruth Pearson; Hilary Owen; Rosie Jakob; Liz Hughes; Karen Johnson; Emma Kelly; Gail Gumbrell; Mandy Craig; Flora Bandele; Jeff Boxer; Dipti Aistrop

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95

    This book draws together contributors' experiences of working with safeguarding children on a broad range of issues, including neglect, trafficked children, parents with learning difficulties and child protection supervision. The contributors discuss current dilemmas in safeguarding children work and provide models of good practice. more...