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- Wiley 2014; US$ 74.95
In the latest edition of this best-selling text, David Capuzzi and Douglas Gross, along with 24 experts in the field provide a prevention?intervention paradigm to address contemporary issues facing today?s youth. Written from a systemic perspective, this book offers guidance in helping teens who are struggling with the complex challenges that can... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99
Biografie und Lebenswelt gelten als Zentrale Begriffe innerhalb der Sozialen Arbeit, die gleichermaßen für Theorie, Praxis und Forschung bedeutsam sind. In theoretischer und empirischer Weise werden in dem Band Antworten auf die Fragen, wie die Konzepte ?Lebenswelt? und ?Biografie? hinsichtlich ihres Potentials für eine kritische Soziale Arbeit aufgeschlossen... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.00
And every week, there was the unspoken question, the one I didn?t know enough to ask myself : Have you found her yet? The one who reminds you of you? Twenty years after she lived at a homeless shelter for teens, Janice Erlbaum went back to volunteer. Now thirty-four years old and a successful writer, she?d changed her life for the better; now she... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 109.00
Introduces solutions based in the children's mental health and resilience literature and in the hypothesis that humans are "hardwired to connect." The coverage in this book offers insights and evidence to the nature/nurture debate from developmental, attachment, neurobiological, spiritual, and community perspectives. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 85.00
In this book leading academics gather together the latest research relating to the transition of young people leaving care, outlining and comparing the range of legal and policy frameworks, welfare regimes and innovative practice across 16 countries. The book also highlights the variations that exist between different groups leaving care. more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 114.00
Scientific research and science-guided practice based on the promotion of an individual's strengths constitutes a radical shift in a new and growing area of study within the field of human development. Its trademark term is `positive youth development'. This approach to human development is based on the idea that, in addition to preventing problems,... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 13.99
Cross Over Troubled Waters Hope is like the stars?always there, yet shining brightest in the blackest of nights. It is like the dawn, always rising anew. Hope is for everyone, and that includes you. This collection of more than twenty true stories from a ranch of rescued dreams unveils the heart of true strength and the character of genuine courage.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
In recent years increasing attention has been paid to issues of social exclusion and the problematic transition from youthful dependence to adult independence. Often this has had severe consequences, ranging from under achievement and disruptive behaviour in school, through the misuse of alcohol and drugs, to serious or persistent offending. Seeking... more...
- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 29.99
Youth at Risk in Latin America provides evidence-based guidance to policymakers that will help increase the effectiveness of their youth investment program. Drawing on the authors' detailed analyses, the book describes twenty-three policies and programs that youth development experts agree are the basis of a quality youth development portfolio,... more...