Books in category Social Science – Human Services

  • Bereavement

    Bereavement
    Colin Murray Parkes, Holly G. Prigerson

    This book recognises that there is no single solution to the problems of bereavement but that an understanding of grief can help the bereaved to realise that they are not alone in their experience.

  • Fighting for Our Lives

    Fighting for Our Lives
    Susan Maizel Chambré

    By drawing attention to the major faults of New York's (and America's) response to a major social and health crisis at the end of the twentieth century, the book urges more effective and sensitive actions-both governmental and civil-in the …

  • First Do No Harm

    First, Do No Harm
    Nancy L. Diekelmann

    These essays investigate the need to rethink contemporary healthcare practices in ways that can bring the art and science of medicine back into sorely needed balance.

  • Successful Grant Writing

    Successful Grant Writing
    Kevin J. Lyons PhD, Laura N. Gitlin PhD

    This edition also includes expanded coverage of important areas including how to develop a grant budget, implement effective trans-disciplinary collaborations (an approach that is being advocated in many of the new NIH funding …

  • Social Work Practice in Healthcare

    Social Work Practice in Healthcare
    Karen M. Allen, William J. Spitzer

    Packed with case studies and exercises, the book emphasizes the importance of being attentive to both patient and organizational needs, covers emerging trends in health care policy and delivery, provides extensive discussion of the Patient …

  • The Heart of Intimate Abuse

    The Heart of Intimate Abuse
    Linda G. Mills, PhD, LCSW, JD

    Here is a bold vision of the core dynamics of abuse in families–a vision that professionals can use to realize new policies and implement effective interventions that reach the heart of intimate abuse.

  • Leadership and Change in Human Services

    Leadership and Change in Human Services
    Wolf Wolfensberger, David G. Race

    Professor Wolf Wolfensberger has been a leading thinker, writer and motivator of change in human services for over forty years.

  • Reaching the Poor with Health Nutrition and Population Services

    Reaching the Poor with Health, Nutrition, and Population Services
    Davidson R. Gwatkin, Adam Wagstaff, Abdo Yazbeck

    This volume presents eleven case studies that document how well or poorly health, nutrition, and population programs have reached disadvantaged groups in the countries of Africa, Asia, and Latin America where they were undertaken.

  • Disability Reader

    Disability Reader
    Tom Shakespeare

    A collection of essays exploring the intellectual implications of a disability equality perspective. Leading social scientists draw on current theory and research and offer an overview of contemporary debates.

  • Conflict Resolution for the Helping Professions

    Conflict Resolution for the Helping Professions
    Allan Barsky

    Special features of this book include: · Case illustrations that connect theory to practice in fields such as criminal justice, family disputes, health, mental health, education, and public policy. · Role-play exercises that provide …

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