E-books: Health and Social Care

  • Cancer and Creativity: A Psychoanalytic Guide to Therapeutic Transformation book cover

    Cancer and Creativity

    A Psychoanalytic Guide to Therapeutic Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Esther Dreifuss-Kattan

    Cancer and Creativity is a dialogue between accounts by cancer patients and survivors and a more clinical consideration and theoretical discussion from a psychoanalytic point of view of using creativity in coping with serious illness. The contributions featured demonstrate the power of creative…

    eBook – 2018-10-25

  • Divorce, Annulments, and the Catholic Church: Healing or Hurtful? book cover

    Divorce, Annulments, and the Catholic Church

    Healing or Hurtful?, 1st Edition

    By Craig Everett, Richard Jenks

    Explore the meaning of annulment to Catholics and the Church!This valuable book examines the use of annulment by the Catholic Church to grant divorced Catholics the right to remarry within the Church. Divorce, Annulments, and the Catholic Church: Healing or Hurtful? is the first published study on…

    eBook – 2018-10-24

  • Homelessness in Rural America: Policy and Practice book cover

    Homelessness in Rural America

    Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Paul A Rollinson, John A Pardeck

    Take your knowledge of the needs of the rural homeless to the next levelThis groundbreaking text examines research methodologies for studying the homeless, rural homeless policy, and the lives of today’s rural homeless. It gives a thorough overview of the issues faced by this unique sector…

    eBook – 2018-10-24

  • Child Prostitution in Thailand: Listening to Rahab book cover

    Child Prostitution in Thailand

    Listening to Rahab, 1st Edition

    By Siroj Sorajjakool

    What can we learn from the tragedy of these exploited young people?In Thailand, a thriving sex industry makes its money exploiting the young. Some children are coerced into prostitution and some have been sold into sexual slavery by their own families, but just as tragically there is no…

    eBook – 2018-10-24

  • Creative Arts With Older People book cover

    Creative Arts With Older People

    1st Edition

    By Janice Mcmurray

    With this insightful and intelligent book, professionals can help institutionalized older adults express themselves creatively. One of only a few books on expressive arts for older people, this unique, new volume is ideal for professionals who provide art activities for residents in adult homes and…

    eBook – 2018-10-24

  • Evaluation Research in Child Welfare: Improving Outcomes Through University-Public Agency Partnerships book cover

    Evaluation Research in Child Welfare

    Improving Outcomes Through University-Public Agency Partnerships, 1st Edition

    By Katharine Briar-Lawson, Joan Levy Zlotnik

    Since the 1980s, child welfare agencies and social work programs in more than 40 states have come together to address recruitment and retention issues by preparing social work students for child welfare practice—and to enhance the delivery of child welfare services. This book documents the…

    eBook – 2018-10-24

  • Longtime Companions: Autobiographies of Gay Male Fidelity book cover

    Longtime Companions

    Autobiographies of Gay Male Fidelity, 1st Edition

    By Alfred Lees, Ronald Nelson

    Longtime Companions: Autobiographies of Gay Male Fidelity provides a sophisticated alternative to “anything goes” gay literature. Challenging the stereotype that gay men are incapable of lasting and successful relationships, 15 long-term gay couples share slices of their own lives to…

    eBook – 2018-10-24

  • Helping Delinquents Change: A Treatment Manual of Social Learning Approaches book cover

    Helping Delinquents Change

    A Treatment Manual of Social Learning Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Jerome Beker, Jerome Stumphauzer

    Helping Delinquents Change sets before itself a formidable task--that of removing the mystery from the understanding of delinquent behavior. Jerome Stumphauzer offers direct, useful means to work toward altering delinquent behavior. Abandoning an orientation to delinquency that focuses on…

    eBook – 2018-10-24

  • Groupwork With Children and Adolescents book cover

    Groupwork With Children and Adolescents

    1st Edition

    By Ralph L Kolodny, James A Garland

    This state-of-the-art information on social groupwork with children and youth provides theoretical guidelines and suggestions for practice. Each authoritative chapter represents a blending of old and new practice models and syntheses of various knowledge perspectives and emphasizes the subtlety and…

    eBook – 2018-10-24

  • Evaluating in Practice book cover

    Evaluating in Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Ian Shaw

    Evaluation is not a self-contained phase of social work practice - one more dimension of the process - but a dimension of every phase. In this fully rewritten and updated second edition of his groundbreaking text Evaluating in Practice, Ian Shaw demonstrates how evaluation and inquiry are just as…

    eBook – 2018-10-24

  • Medical Leadership: A Toolkit for Service Development and System Transformation book cover

    Medical Leadership

    A Toolkit for Service Development and System Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jill Aylott, Jeff Perring, Ann Chapman, Ahmed Nassef

    Today’s health care systems need doctors and consultants to act as leaders, within the multi-disciplinary team, in addition to carrying out their clinical role. This book identifies the key elements of successful leadership through 'medically led' service development and systems transformation…

    eBook – 2018-10-17

  • Promoting Non-Violence: Social Work Conversations about Violence book cover

    Promoting Non-Violence

    Social Work Conversations about Violence, 1st Edition

    By Gerry Heery

    The use of violence within relationships, families or communities is a major public health issue across the world. As such, it will continue to require global, strategic and preventative measures across educational, social care and criminal justice systems. This book draws on the author’s gritty…

    eBook – 2018-10-16

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