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Social Work

  • 'Soft' Policingby Daniel McCarthy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00

    Examining multi-agency working in response to anti-social behaviour, this book investigates the way in which the police, social work teams and the youth justice service work together on early intervention initiatives to help young people, and explores the complexities and practical struggles of these partnerships. more...

  • Örtliche Teilhabeplanung mit und für Menschen mit Behinderungenby Dorothea Lampke; Albrecht Rohrmann; Johannes Sch Dler

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 39.95

    Die Behindertenpolitik und die Hilfen für Menschen mit Behinderung stehen vor neuen Herausforderungen. Der Schutz vor Diskriminierung als internationales Leitbild sowie neue Rechtsnormen, wie etwa die UN-Konvention über die Rechte behinderter Menschen, fordern die Weiterentwicklung der etablierten institutionellen Hilfearrangements. Örtliche... more...

  • 101 Careers in Social Workby Dr. Jessica Ritter; Dr. Halaevalu F. Vakalahi; Mary Kiernan-Stern

    Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 25.00

    "This is a vital and necessary guide to the social work profession .This book clarifies the social work mission, goals, and objectives, and strengthens and promotes them as well.". -- Carmen Ortiz Hendricks, MSW, DSW, ACSW, LCSW. Associate Dean, Wurzweiler School of Social Work,. Yeshiva University. "The authors do an excellent job of... more...

  • 101 Things to Do on the Streetby Vanessa Rogers

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 32.95

    101 Things to Do on the Street is packed with creative and innovative ideas for street games and activities to help young people aged 11-19 explore personal, social and emotional issues. Specifically designed so that few resources or props are needed, the activities included are all practical, easy to follow, and above all, fun. more...

  • 500 Tips for Communicating with the Publicby Maggie Kindred; Michael Kindred

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 24.95

    For those in the helping professions, communicating with the public can sometimes be a challenge, and different skills are needed to those used when communicating with friends and family. This book addresses these issues by providing hundreds of tips on how to communicate with the public. more...

  • The A to Z of the Welfare Stateby Bent Greve

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99

    Through cross-referenced A to Z entries, this book focuses on the historical development of the welfare state, while simultaneously providing in-depth explanation of core terms and elements of the welfare states, their structure, their present situation, and their historical developments. Supplementing the dictionary entries are a chronology, an introduction,... more...

  • ABC of Child Protectionby Roy Meadow; Jacqueline Mok; Donna Rosenberg

    Wiley 2009; US$ 62.95

    The fourth edition of this important and highly praised guide has been substantially revised and updated, providing concise, practical information on a difficult and distressing area of paediatric medicine. This new edition of the ABC of Child Protection now includes additional chapters on abdominal injury, neglect and failure to thrive. It presents... more...

  • ABUSE OF OLDER MENby Jordan I. Kosberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 56.95

    For the most part, often only women are considered the victims of elder abuse. However, men are also subject to this disturbing social problem. Abuse of Older Men examines the diverse aspects of this surprisingly widespread issue that includes sexual abuse, abuse by intimates, and benign neglect in the health care field, as well as effective treatment... more...

  • ADHD in Adultsby Russell A. Barkley; Kevin R. Murphy; Mariellen Fischer

    Guilford Publications 2007; US$ 38.00

    Providing a new perspective on ADHD in adults, this compelling book analyzes findings from two major studies directed by leading authority Russell A. Barkley. Groundbreaking information is presented on the significant impairments produced by the disorder across major functional domains and life activities, including educational outcomes, work, relationships,... more...

  • ADULT DEVELOPMENT AND WELL-BEINGby Catherine N. Dulmus; Karen M. Sowers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Human services workers are consistently discovering more about how important adult well-being is as a foundation of positive human development. Adult Development and Well-Being: The Impact of Institutional Environments closely examines this relationship and provides creative strategies to improve outcomes for adults within institutional settings or... more...