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Human Services

  • Redistributing Happinessby Hiroshi Ono; Kristen Lee

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 48.00

    The conventional recipe for happiness has long included money, marriage, and parenthood as basic ingredients. What research is telling us, however, is that these elements don't relate to happiness in quite the way we might expect them to. Redistributing Happiness: How Social Policies Shape Life Satisfaction explores the factors that determine "life... more...

  • The Syrian Refugee Crisis in Lebanonby Robert G. Rabil

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 74.99

    This book examines the evolution of the Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon and the response plans at both the international and state levels to address the needs and protection of vulnerable refugees and impacted host communities. more...

  • Helping Relationships With Older Adultsby Adelle M. (McCollum) Williams

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 60.00 US$ 51.00

    Helping Relationships with Older Adults: From Theory to Practice áexamines the fundamental theoretical perspectives of the aging process with an emphasis on the healthy aspects of aging. Taking a comprehensive approach, author Adele Williams addresses various therapeutic methods as she highlights the strengths and resiliency of the older population.... more...

  • Applied Ethics and Decision Making in Mental Healthby Michael S. (Shufelt) Moyer; Charles R. Crews

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 68.00 US$ 57.80

    Applied Ethics and Decision Making in Mental Health covers ACA, APA, and AAMFT codes of ethics in an easy-to-read format that applies ethical standards to real-life scenarios.á Authors Michael Moyer and Charles Crews not only focus on the various aspects of legal issues and codes of ethics, but also include ethical decision making models and exploration... more...

  • Play in Healthcare for Adultsby Alison Tonkin; Julia Whitaker

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 56.95

    PLAY. We all do it: wordplay, love play, role-play; we play cards, play sport, play the fool, and play around. And that?s just the grown-ups! It features in every aspect of our lives, whether we call it by that or another name. We all do it, but why do we do it? What does it mean to play and what, if any, difference does it make to our lives? Most... more...

  • Integrated Care in Actionby Robin Miller; Hilary Brown; Catherine Mangan

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 39.95

    Integration is now a key expectation within the delivery of health and social care services in the UK and internationally. However, it still remains difficult to achieve and sustain in practice. Based on learning from successful, and unsuccessful, integrated care initiatives, this book is an invaluable guide for those responsible for leading, managing... more...

  • The Service Hub Concept in Human Services Planningby Michael Dear; Jennifer Wolch; D. R. Diamond; J. B. McLoughlin; B. H. Massam

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95

    The Service Hub Concept in Human Services Planning examines how the concept of a 'service hub' could assist in the delivery of human services. The monograph covers the problematic of human services planning, including difficulties associated with effective client assessment and assignment; overcoming the opposition sentiments that commonly block... more...

  • Innovation and Culture in Public Servicesby Steven DeMello; Peder Inge Furseth

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    There is a growing trend toward the integration of public and private entities in the delivery of public services. This book aims to improve the ability to innovate successfully in large-scale public/private endeavors. The authors develop an underpinning theory of innovation, and extend it to address key issues in public/private collaboration. As an... more...

  • Persistent Young Offendersby David Lobley; David Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Based on some of the most interesting research of the last ten years, this book discusses effective practice in work with persistent young offenders. It contrasts two major evaluations of projects for juvenile offenders, one of which was successful and the other less so. The projects, Freagarrach and CueTen, were funded by The Scottish Office and the... more...

  • Educating Professionalsby Steven M. Shardlow; Mark Doel

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    How do health and social care professionals learn their practice? What can the professions learn from each other? This book offers a comprehensively written account of the recent organizational and conceptual changes in UK practice education. Using case examples, the authors focus on the experiences of students' learning in practice settings: how... more...