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- SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 71.00
Transformative Social Work Practice presents an innovative and integrative approach towards critically reflective practice with an interweaving of micro, mezzo, and macro applications to real world demands. Authors Erik Schott and Eugenia L. Weiss explore issues commonly addressed by social workers, including health, mental health, addictions, schools,... more...
- Guilford Publications 2015; US$ 40.00
Educators and school psychologists throughout the country are working with growing numbers of English language learners (ELLs), but often feel unprepared to help these students excel. This highly informative book presents evidence-based strategies for promoting proficiency in academic English and improving outcomes in a response-to-intervention (RTI)... more...
- Guilford Publications 2015; US$ 85.00
Authoritative and comprehensive, this volume provides a contemporary psychodynamic perspective on frequently encountered psychological disorders in adults, children, and adolescents. Leading international authorities review the growing evidence base for psychoanalytic theories and therapeutic models. Chapters on each disorder examine its etiology... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Social work research is concerned with complex social issues closely connected to communities of people who are marginalized and oppressed. This volume develops critical and creative research methodologies that place questions of social justice at their centre and take innovative approaches to collecting, analysing, interpreting and presenting research... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 55.00
The only text to fully address the causes, impact, and solutions to the school-to-prison pipeline. The expanded use of zero tolerance policies and security measures in schools has exponentially increased arrests and referrals to the juvenile courtsoften for typical adolescent developmental behaviors and low-level misdemeanors. This is the first... more...
- Guilford Publications 2015; US$ 85.00
The first two years of life are a period of unparalleled growth and change. Within a state-of-the-art biopsychosocial framework, this innovative volume explores the multiple contexts of infant development--the ways in which genes, neurobiology, behavior, and environment interact and shape each other over time. Methods for disentangling, measuring,... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 49.95
This fully updated and expanded third edition of a classic text provides a comprehensive introduction to key theory, knowledge, research and evidence relating to practice learning in social work and social care. It outlines the theories that underpin social care practice, the main assessment models and interventions, and also offers guidance on the... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 42.95
Challenging Child Protection offers a ground-breaking new perspective which will illuminate and improve the professional understanding and practice of social workers and child protection workers.Taking a fresh look at the principles underlying child protection, this book provides a thought-provoking analysis of the evidence base which underpins professional... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95
In this volume, the authors present an overview of the innovative work taking place in relation to domestic violence and child protection. This book looks at new prevention initiatives and how interventions for children exposed to domestic violence have been developed. It shows how services for abusive fathers have evolved and provides discussion and... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 34.95
Informed by the author's experience writing serious case reviews, this book offers the practical information that child protection practitioners need and which is often absent in formal training. It offers advice for the known difficulties in practice such as home visiting, communicating with children and working with resistant clients. more...