E-books: Health and Social Care

  • The Social Skills Handbook: Practical Activities for Social Communication book cover

    The Social Skills Handbook

    Practical Activities for Social Communication, 2nd Edition

    By Sue Hutchings

    Now in a revised second edition, this book offers practical guidance for setting up and running social skills sessions. Based on well-established therapeutic principles, this is a flexible, easy-to-use resource suitable for practitioners and professionals working in a range of settings. An overview…

    eBook – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Personality Disorders book cover

    Personality Disorders

    2nd Edition

    By Paul M. G. Emmelkamp, Katharina Meyerbröker

    The new edition of Personality Disorders continues to provide an in-depth guide to personality disorders, assessment, and treatment, across varied patient groups and settings. Grounded in scholarly review and illustrated with a diversity of case studies, this book covers familiar ground with…

    eBook – 2019-08-29 
    Psychology Press
    Clinical Psychology: A Modular Course

  • Intentional Self-Development and Positive Ageing: How Individuals Select and Pursue Life Goals book cover

    Intentional Self-Development and Positive Ageing

    How Individuals Select and Pursue Life Goals, 1st Edition

    By Bernhard Leipold

    Are we in control of our own development in adulthood, or are we shaped by circumstances beyond our control? By adopting the concept of intentional self-development (ISD), this text outlines an action-theoretical approach to human development that emphasizes both an individual’s ability to shape…

    eBook – 2019-08-15
    Routledge

  • Plant-Based Diets for Succulence and Sustainability book cover

    Plant-Based Diets for Succulence and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen May Kevany

    This collection takes an interdisciplinary look at how the transformation towards plant-based diets is becoming more culturally acceptable, economically accessible, technically available and politically viable. We offer strategies for achieving sustainable food systems without having to forgo…

    eBook – 2019-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Queer Histories and the Politics of Policing book cover

    Queer Histories and the Politics of Policing

    1st Edition

    By Emma K. Russell

    Despite ongoing challenges to the criminalisation and surveillance of queer lives, police leaders are now promoted as allies and defenders of LGBT rights. However, in this book, Emma K. Russell argues that the surface inclusion of select LGBT identities in the protective aspirations of the law…

    eBook – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Queering Criminology and Criminal Justice

  • Learning Critical Reflection: Experiences of the Transformative Learning Process book cover

    Learning Critical Reflection

    Experiences of the Transformative Learning Process, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Béres, Jan Fook

    Learning Critical Reflection documents the actual learning experiences of social work students and practitioners. It explores how a more in-depth understanding of the process of learning, combined with an analysis of how to critically reflect, will help improve the learning process. The…

    eBook – 2019-08-13
    Routledge

  • Talkabout: A Social Communication Skills Package (US edition) book cover

    Talkabout

    A Social Communication Skills Package (US edition), 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly

    Alex Kelly’s internationally renowned Talkabout books are a series of practical workbooks designed to develop the self-awareness, self-esteem and social skills of people with special needs. This core manual in the Talkabout series provides fully adaptable session plans, activities and games to…

    eBook – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Healthcare Politics and Policy in America book cover

    Healthcare Politics and Policy in America

    5th Edition

    By Kant Patel, Mark E Rushefsky

    Health policy in the United States has been shaped by the political, socioeconomic, and ideological environment, with important roles played by public and private actors, as well as institutional and individual entities, in designing the contemporary American healthcare system. Now in a fully…

    eBook – 2019-08-13
    Routledge

  • The Positive Parenting Handbook: Developing happy and confident children book cover

    The Positive Parenting Handbook

    Developing happy and confident children, 1st Edition

    By Judy Hutchings

    Drawing on Judy Hutchings many years of work with parents and children, The Positive Parenting Handbook is a concise, straightforward guide that offers simple solutions to daily dilemmas. The clear and easy advice provides parents with skills and tools that support positive parent/child…

    eBook – 2019-08-13
    Routledge

  • Environmental Health and the U.S. Federal System: Sustainably Managing Health Hazards book cover

    Environmental Health and the U.S. Federal System

    Sustainably Managing Health Hazards, 1st Edition

    By Michael R Greenberg, Dona Schneider

    This book explains how the U.S. federal system manages environmental health issues, with a unique focus on risk management and human health outcomes.  Building on a generic approach for understanding human health risk, this book shows how federalism has evolved in response to environmental health…

    eBook – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Sex, Gender and Disability in Nepal: Marginalized Narratives and Policy Reform book cover

    Sex, Gender and Disability in Nepal

    Marginalized Narratives and Policy Reform, 1st Edition

    By Tulasi Acharya

    This book explores the sex lives of women with disabilities in Nepal, showing that many women suffer more than men despite prevailing disability policies that emphasize nondiscrimination against people with disabilities. It also argues that far from general perceptions of women as asexual,…

    eBook – 2019-08-12
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • The Student Guide to the Newborn Infant Physical Examination book cover

    The Student Guide to the Newborn Infant Physical Examination

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tracey Jones

    This concise guide offers a comprehensive step-by-step framework for midwifery students to learn about all aspects of the newborn infant physical examination (NIPE), a screening assessment completed on all babies between 6 and 72 hours of age. The Student Guide to the Newborn Infant Physical…

    eBook – 2019-08-09
    Routledge

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