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  • Leaving Careby Mike Stein; Jo Dixon

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 39.95

    How can social workers best support young people as they make the transition from care to independent living? This authoritative study investigates the successes and failures of care services for young people, identifying factors that hinder effective transition from care and the types of support that help to promote positive life choices. more...

  • Young People in Care and Criminal Behaviourby Claire Fitzpatrick; David Smith

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 39.95

    Society holds a mistaken perception that links children in public care with criminal activity. This book addresses the lack of evidence supporting this potentially damaging assumption, analysing past research, critically examining current policy and combining theoretical insights from the disciplines of childcare and criminology. more...

  • Counselling for Young Peopleby Judith Mabey; Bernice Sorensen

    McGraw-Hill Education 1995; US$ 44.00

    Gives a picture of the diversity of counselling services to young people in Britain, with special focus on schools and young people's counselling services. This book is of interest to counsellors, teachers, youth workers, social workers and counselling students interested in working with this age group. more...

  • Beyond Resistance! Youth Activism and Community Changeby Pedro Noguera; Julio Cammarota; Shawn Ginwright

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    The failure of current policy to address important quality of life issues for urban youth remains a substantial barrier to civic participation, educational equity, and healthy adulthood. This volume brings together the work of leading urban youth scholars to highlight the detrimental impact of zero tolerance policies on young people?s educational... more...

  • Authoritative Communitiesby Kathleen Kovner Kline

    Springer New York 2007; Not Available

    Authoritative Communities: The Scientific Case for Nurturing the Whole Child  introduces innovative solutions based firmly in the children?s mental health and resilience literature and in the hypothesis that humans are "hardwired to connect." These "authoritative communities" consist of such individuals and institutions as parents, teachers,... more...

  • R U Listenin'?by Terry Bianchini

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 36.95

    Aimed at professionals working with men who are challenging the boundaries of society or any man who feels frustrated by his life, the book offers detailed illustrative case studies, structured exercises and topics for discussion, which can be used by the individual or in a group context. more...

  • Working with Men in Health and Social Careby Brid Featherstone; Mark Rivett; Jonathan Scourfield

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 37.00

    ' Working with Men in Health and Social Care is a very welcome contribution to the recent increase in books addressing men and masculinities. It is especially useful for those interested in direct practice and policy applications in the fields of welfare, and for those who work with the problems men create, the problems men experience, and their interconnections'... more...

  • Providing Support to Young Peopleby Hazel L. Reid; Alison J. Fielding

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 46.95

    This is an invaluable guide to making the most of helping relationships. It concentrates on the practicalities and explores how to structure the help practitioners give to young people. Including case studies, reflective exercises, and dialogue examples that illustrate the model and use of skills, chapters cover: the context for youth support services... more...

  • Disconnected Youth?by Dr Robert MacDonald; Jane Marsh

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 38.00

    How do young people get by in hard times and hard places? Have they become a 'lost generation' disconnected from society's mainstream? Do popular ideas about social exclusion or a welfare dependent underclass really connect with the lived experiences of the so-called 'disaffected', 'disengaged' and 'difficult-to-reach'? Based on close-up research with... more...

  • Hope Risingby Kim Meeder

    The Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.99

    Kim Meeder has seen horses go where no one else can tread - stepping through the minefield of a broken child's soul in a dance of trust that only God can understand. From a mistreated horse to an emotionally starved child and back again, a torrent of love washes away their barren places. Kim's ranch is a place where this miracle happens over and over... more...