E-books: Health and Social Care

  • Using Stories, Art, and Play in Trauma-Informed Treatment: Case Examples and Applications Across the Lifespan book cover

    Using Stories, Art, and Play in Trauma-Informed Treatment

    Case Examples and Applications Across the Lifespan

    By Pat Pernicano

    This book shows new and experienced therapists how to use meaningful therapeutic material in art, stories and play to facilitate shifts in outlook and behavior. Using a wide variety of case studies, Dr. Pernicano lays out a framework for problem clarification, conceptualization, trauma-informed…

    eBook – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Collaborative Practice in Critical Care Settings: A Workbook book cover

    Collaborative Practice in Critical Care Settings

    A Workbook

    By Scott Reeves, Janet Alexanian, Deborah Kendall-Gallagher, Todd Dorman, Simon Kitto

    This practical and evidence-based workbook offers a series of assessment, implementation and evaluation activities for professionals working in critical care contexts. Designed to improve the quality of care delivery, it looks both at collaboration between professionals and between patients and/or…

    eBook – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    CAIPE Collaborative Practice Series

  • Engendering Transformative Change in International Development book cover

    Engendering Transformative Change in International Development

    By Gillian Fletcher

    The Sustainable Development Goals were launched in 2015 with grand ambitions for ending poverty, protecting the planet, and ensuring prosperity for all, with ‘no one left behind’. However, these goals will be impossible to achieve without addressing inequity, inequality, marginalisation, and…

    eBook – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Non-Religious Pastoral Care: A Practical Guide book cover

    Non-Religious Pastoral Care

    A Practical Guide

    By David Savage

    This ground-breaking book is a guide to non-religious pastoral care practice in healthcare, prisons, education, and the armed forces in the UK. It brings a new perspective to our understanding of care services traditionally offered by chaplaincy departments. The book charts the progress from a…

    eBook – 2018-09-24 
    Routledge

  • The Management of Wicked Problems in Health and Social Care book cover

    The Management of Wicked Problems in Health and Social Care

    Edited by Will Thomas, Anneli Hujala, Sanna Laulainen, Robert McMurray

    At a time of growing pressure on health and social care services, this book draws together contributions which highlight contemporary challenges for their management. Providing a range of contributions that draw on a Critical Management Studies perspective the book raises macro-level concerns with…

    eBook – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health Management

  • Equine-Assisted Mental Health for Healing Trauma book cover

    Equine-Assisted Mental Health for Healing Trauma

    Edited by Kay Sudekum Trotter, Jennifer N. Baggerly

    Clinicians have long recognized that trauma therapy provides a pathway to recovery, and Equine-Assisted Mental Health for Healing Trauma provides that pathway for those who work with horses and clients together. This book demonstrates a range of equine-assisted mental health approaches and…

    eBook – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Child Abuse and Protection: Contemporary issues in research, policy and practice book cover

    Child Abuse and Protection

    Contemporary issues in research, policy and practice

    By Julia Davidson, Antonia Bifulco

    Literature in the child abuse and child protection arena has tended to adopt either a practice or legal perspective. Drawing on their expertise as researchers and leaders in their field, Julia Davison and Antonia Bifulco offer a comprehensive and cohesive book on child abuse and child protection,…

    eBook – 2018-09-13
    Routledge

  • Whose Body is it Anyway?: A sociological reflection upon fitness and wellbeing book cover

    Whose Body is it Anyway?

    A sociological reflection upon fitness and wellbeing

    By Ian Wellard

    There is a widespread interest in wellbeing, the healthy body and public health. However, there are also many simplistic and uncritical interpretations of what wellbeing or a healthy body should ‘look like’. By focusing upon wellbeing through examples taken from fitness-related activities, which…

    eBook – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • The British Betrayal of Childhood: Challenging Uncomfortable Truths and Bringing About Change book cover

    The British Betrayal of Childhood

    Challenging Uncomfortable Truths and Bringing About Change

    By Al Aynsley-Green

    With provocative insight and based on an illustrious 40-year career in public office, Sir Al Aynsley-Green demands to know why outcomes for the UK’s children for health, education, social care, youth justice and poverty remain among the worst in the developed world. He draws global comparisons and…

    eBook – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Medical Professionals: Conflicts and Quandaries in Medical Practice book cover

    Medical Professionals

    Conflicts and Quandaries in Medical Practice

    Edited by Kathleen Montgomery, Wendy Lipworth

    Medical Professionals: Conflicts and Quandaries in Medical Practice offers a fresh approach to understanding the role-related conflicts and quandaries that pervade contemporary medical practice. While a focus on professional conflicts is not new in the literature, what is missing is a volume that…

    eBook – 2018-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health Management

  • Place and Identity: The Performance of Home book cover

    Place and Identity

    The Performance of Home

    By Joanna Richardson

    The UK is experiencing a housing crisis unlike any other. Homelessness is on the increase and more people are at the mercy of landlords due to unaffordable housing. Place and Identity: Home as Performance highlights that the meaning of home is not just found within the bricks and mortar; it is…

    eBook – 2018-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

  • Transnational Mobility and Global Health: Traversing Borders and Boundaries book cover

    Transnational Mobility and Global Health

    Traversing Borders and Boundaries

    By Peter H. Koehn

    Transnational Mobility and Global Health spotlights the powerful and dynamic intersections of human movement, inequality, and health. The book explores the interacting political, economic, social, cultural, and climatic drivers of health and migration, proposing innovative ways to enhance global…

    eBook – 2018-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

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