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- Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 12.99
Many years later when I asked how she felt when the doll was accidentally smashed she replied "I could have killed you". She meant it. Six decades on she still had not forgiven me. Karen Laura-Lee Wilson's memoir is a detailed and gut-wrenching account of her first twenty-five years growing up in a sole-parent family with a narcissistic... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 34.99
Treating men as a culturally distinct group, Rich Furman integrates key conceptions of masculinity into culturally sensitive social work practice with men. Focusing on veterans, displaced workers, substance abusers, mental health consumers, and other groups that might be unlikely to seek help, Furman deftly explores the psychosocial development of... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 32.95
The Ocean in a Drop explores how young people have contributed significantly to society in the past, and suggests ways in which they can take centre stage again. Traditionally, society has legitimized four spaces for young people: the family, friends, education/careers, and leisure. The book introduces the concept of the 5th Space?a space that... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.00
This volume tells the story of major organizational change efforts at one municipal youth-serving organization to better support healthy youth development system wide. Presenting the viewpoints of young people, frontline staff, supervisors, managers, and the director, it reviews how the organization developed and transformed. Each article then describes... more...
- SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 74.00
In this book, Steven R Rose presents the concepts, context and applications of a problem-solving approach to group work with children and adolescents who suffer from a wide range of social problems. The book addresses issues associated with assessment, problem recognition, planning and composition, leadership and activities in a wide range of... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00
Addressing a timely topic in the field, this special issue covers the benefits of cultivating mindfulness to foster positive development and flourishing in adolescents. Presenting the theoretical and empirical basis of mindfulness training with adolescents, it includes specific programs, activities, and guidelines for bringing mindfulness skills and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95
Professional practice is at the heart of youth work training but integrating the theory learned in class with the reality of placements can sometimes require extra support. This comprehensive textbook is designed to help students working with young people become competent and ethical practitioners, able to reflect on their learning and interventions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00
Originally published in 1976, this book discusses the formation and beginning of psychotherapy groups and examines the treatment of a number of social problems through group therapy. Inevitably a product of the time in which it was written, this book nonetheless makes a valuable contribution to the history of group psychotherapy and will still be... more...