Books in category Social Science – Social Work

  • Learning and Mobilising for Community Development

    Learning and Mobilising for Community Development
    Peter Westoby, Lynda Shevellar

    The book provides not only an insight into the how-to of community-based education and training, but through a range of applications, demonstrates the often unspoken shadow side of the developmental work we undertake.

  • Social Work Research

    Social Work Research
    Heather D’Cruz, Martyn Jones

    Written in an engaging and accessible style, this book bridges the gap between theory and reality by discussing a range of research paradigms and placing them in the context of professional social work.

  • Social Work and Genetics

    Social Work and Genetics
    Sylvia Schild, Rita Beck Black

    A significant contribution to professional training, Social Work and Genetics is a guide to social work practice with clients who have genetic problems.

  • Resources for Teaching Mindfulness

    Resources for Teaching Mindfulness
    Donald McCown, Diane K. Reibel, Marc S. Micozzi

    The book also provides practical guidance and tools for adjusting teaching style and content for special populations, from chronic pain patients to trauma survivors, from health care professionals to clergy, and including many others.

  • Science and Pseudoscience in Clinical Psychology

    Science and Pseudoscience in Clinical Psychology
    Scott O. Lilienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn, Jeffrey M. Lohr

    New to This Edition *Reflects the significant growth of evidence-based practices in the last decade. *Updated throughout with the latest treatment research. *Chapter on attachment therapy. *Chapter on controversial interventions for child …

  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Social Work

    Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Social Work
    Juliet Koprowska

    This book starts with the fundamentals and looks at individual theories and approaches, relating them directly to social work practice.

  • One Nation Under Stress

    One Nation Under Stress
    Dana Becker

    In One Nation Under Stress, Dana Becker argues that our national infatuation with the therapeutic culture has created a middle-class moral imperative to manage the tensions of daily life by turning inward, ignoring the social and political …

  • Assessing and Managing Violence Risk in Juveniles

    Assessing and Managing Violence Risk in Juveniles
    Randy Borum, David Allan Verhaagen

    Highly practical and accessible, this is an indispensable resource for any mental health practitioner working with youth at risk for violent behavior.

  • Creating Loving Attachments

    Creating Loving Attachments
    Daniel Hughes, Kim Golding

    This book shows why these elements are so important to a child's development, and demonstrates to parents and carers how they can incorporate them into their day-to-day parenting.

  • Violence Against Women

    Violence Against Women
    Holly Johnson, Natalia Ollus, Sami Nevala

    This is an international, comparative survey which interviews random samples of women about their experiences with male violence. The authors form a management team for the International Violence Against Women Survey (IVAWS).

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