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.

  • All Our Sisters

    All Our Sisters
    Susan Scott

    "A stunning book—as passionate and honest in telling the stories of homeless women as it is incisive in analyzing the failures of homeless policies." – Thomas Homer-Dixon

  • 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.

  • Elements of the Helping Process

    Elements of the Helping Process
    Raymond Fox

    Any mental health clinician looking for guidance on establishing an environment of sharing, openness, challenge, and change with his or her clients will find this book to be an invaluable resource.

  • A History of AIDS Social Work in Hospitals

    A History of AIDS Social Work in Hospitals
    Barbara I. Willinger, Alan Rice

    At the same time this book, which, while nonfiction, reads like a novel, opens a window into the world of social work providers working with an illness once considered taboo (and now referred to as simply “chronic”).

  • 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.

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