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  • No House to Call My Homeby Ryan Berg

    Nation Books 2015; US$ 25.99

    In this lyrical debut, Ryan Berg immerses readers in the gritty, dangerous, and shockingly underreported world of homeless LGBTQ teens in New York. As a caseworker in a group home for disowned LGBTQ teenagers, Berg witnessed the struggles, fears, and ambitions of these disconnected youth as they resisted the pull of the street, tottering between destruction... more...

  • Dilemmas in Youth Work and Youth Development Practiceby Laurie Ross; Shane Capra; Lindsay Carpenter; Julia Hubbell; Kathrin Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    The fundamental aim of youth work is to build trusting and mutually respectful relationships with young people, creating transformative experiences for young people in formal and informal spaces outside of homes and schools. These complex and multidimensional situations mean that the day-to-day work of youth workers is full of dilemmas, pitting moral,... more...

  • Adolescents in Public Housingby Von E. Nebbitt

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    Adolescents in Public Housing incorporates data from multiple public-housing sites in large U.S. cities to shine much-needed light on the symptoms and behaviors of African American youth living in non–HOPE VI public-housing neighborhoods. With findings grounded in empirical research, the book gives practitioners and policy makers a solid grasp of... more...

  • Youth at Riskby David Capuzzi; Douglas R. Gross

    Wiley 2014; US$ 74.95 US$ 64.96

    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... more...

  • Biografie und Lebensweltby Margret Dörr; Cornelia Füssenhäuser; Heidrun Schulze

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 44.99

    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...

  • How to Begin a Psychotherapy Group (RLE: Group Therapy)by Herbert M. Rabin; Max Rosenbaum

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    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...

  • Youth Workby Jason Wood; Sue Westwood; Gill Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    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...

  • Mindfulness in Adolescenceby Oberle; Kimberly Schonert-Reichl

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13

    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... more...

  • Adolescent Girls at Riskby Harold Marchant; Helen M. Smith; Jean P. Nursten

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Adolescent Girls at Risk focuses on a fieldwork that employed measures and programs designed to help girls in their transformation to adolescence. The book first ponders on the theoretical background and plan of the project, including fieldwork aims and methods, research aims and methods, and at risk factors. The text then examines the girls who... more...

  • Thriving on the Front Linesby Bob Bertolino

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    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...