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  • What Causes Men's Violence Against Women?by Michele Harway; James O'Neil

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 54.00

    This book uses various theoretical perspectives to summarize what is known about the multiple causes of men's violence against women, and stresses the importance of identifying men's risk factors. The preliminary multivariate model identifies four content areas: macrosocietal; biological; gender role socialization; and relational factors to explain... more...

  • Learning from the Marginsby Julie McLeod; Andrea C Allard

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This collection of ground-breaking international essays address the educational, social, work and biographical experiences of young women who are routinely constructed as ?at risk? and on the margins. Drawing on research from an international range of scholars, this book brings together important new perspectives on the gendered dimensions of social... more...

  • Social Work In The Youth Justice Systemby Darrell Fox; Elaine Arnull

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 46.00

    The aim of this book is to acknowledge the multidisciplinary nature of working in the Youth Justice System. The book will consider the key elements of legislation, multiagency working and practice skills within this area, such as the assessment of risk, court work, working with high risk offenders and alternative interventions. more...

  • Working with Challenging Youthby Brent Richardson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    Stressing the importance of self-awareness, genuineness, and empathy in effective counselors, this book will be a practical, reader-friendly guide through the pitfalls and problems that arise when working with challenging populations. Building on a solid theoretical base in Reality Therapy, Humanistic Philosophy, Solution-Focused therapy, MRI Brief... more...

  • Addiction, Assessment, and Treatment with Adolescents, Adults, and Familiesby M. Carolyn Hilarski

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95

    Time-effective intervention and prevention tools for dealing with addiction Addiction, Assessment, and Treatment with Adolescents, Adults, and Families examines addiction concerns ranging from prevention to relapse, offering effective intervention techniques and assessment tools to ensure delivery of the best possible service to clients who represent... more...

  • The Abuse of Menby Barbara Jo Brothers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    When men are abused, everybody suffers. This courageous book exposes a dark secret: Men are often victims of abuse. Although a great deal of attention has recently been paid to the victimization of women, the role of men as victims--not just perpetrators--has been neglected. The Abuse of Men reveals the impact of physical, sexual, and emotional trauma... more...

  • Family Empowerment Interventionby Letitia C Pallone; Richard Dembo; Robert James Schmeidler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Use this important intervention to improve your practice with substance-using youths and their families! This vital book gives you a detailed review of a National Institute on Drug Abuse-funded, long-term clinical trial of the Family Empowerment Intervention (FEI). The subjects are youths who have been arrested and processed at the Hillsborough County... more...

  • Thriving on the Front Linesby Bob Bertolino

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Youth and Family Services (YFS) are part of residential and group homes, schools, social service organizations, hospitals, and family court systems. YFS include prevention, education, positive youth development, foster care, child welfare, and treatment. As YFS has evolved advances in research have brought forth a host of promising new ideas that both... more...

  • Die Jugendarbeit im Kontext der Integration in die Gemeinde: Grundlagen, Ziele, Aufträge und Problemeby Matthias Hagel

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 27.76

    Die Jugendarbeit ist ein Thema, welches in den letzten Jahren immer mehr an Bedeutung gewonnen hat. Es ist ein spannendes und faszinierendes Thema. Mittlerweile gehört zu fast jeder Gemeinde auch eine Jugendarbeit. Doch wie sieht es mit den Jugendlichen aus? Was ist wichtig für eine Jugendarbeit? Wie wird die Integration der Jugendlichen in die Gemeinde... more...

  • Approaches to Positive Youth Developmentby Rainer K. Silbereisen; Richard M. Lerner

    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...