E-books: Health and Social Care

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Mental Health and Well-Being: Alternatives to the Medical Model book cover

    Mental Health and Well-Being

    Alternatives to the Medical Model, 1st Edition

    By Neil Thompson

    Mental Health and Well-Being provides a sound foundation for understanding alternatives to the medical model of mental health. Students and professionals alike will find an easy to understand overview of critiques of the dominant medical model of mental health and well-being, both longstanding and…

    eBook – 2018-10-16
    Routledge

  • Supporting compassionate healthcare practice: Understanding the role of resilience, positivity and wellbeing book cover

    Supporting compassionate healthcare practice

    Understanding the role of resilience, positivity and wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Claire Chambers, Elaine Ryder

    The pursuit of excellent compassionate care should be at the heart of all practice. However, it can be challenging for practitioners to deliver this day after day in a context of tight budgets and targets, which can erode the passion with which they entered their professions. Supporting…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge

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

    Collaborative Practice in Critical Care Settings

    A Workbook, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    CAIPE Collaborative Practice Series

  • Equine-Assisted Mental Health Interventions: Harnessing Solutions to Common Problems book cover

    Equine-Assisted Mental Health Interventions

    Harnessing Solutions to Common Problems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kay Sudekum Trotter, Jennifer N. Baggerly

    Written by internationally renowned equine-assisted mental health professionals, this edited collection teaches counselors how to design and implement equine-assisted mental health interventions for different populations and various challenges. Supported by ethical considerations and theoretical…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Probation and Privatisation book cover

    Probation and Privatisation

    1st Edition

    By Philip Bean

    Privatisation was introduced into the probation service on the 1st June 2014 whereby work with medium and low risk offenders went to a number of private and voluntary bodies, work with high risk offenders remained with the State. The National Probation Service (NPS) covered State work whilst the 35…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Helping Survivors of Authoritarian Parents, Siblings, and Partners: A Guide for Professionals book cover

    Helping Survivors of Authoritarian Parents, Siblings, and Partners

    A Guide for Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Eric Maisel

    Helping Survivors of Authoritarian Parents, Siblings, and Partners considers the notion of the authoritarian personality in a family context and examines the extent to which authoritarians traumatize the people closest to them. Building on primary research, Dr. Maisel presents first-person accounts…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Trauma-Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators: Relationship-Based Approaches that Support Healing and Build Resilience in Young Children book cover

    Trauma-Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators

    Relationship-Based Approaches that Support Healing and Build Resilience in Young Children, 1st Edition

    By Julie Nicholson, Linda Perez, Julie Kurtz

    Trauma-Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators guides child care providers and early educators working with infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and early elementary aged children to understand trauma as well as its impact on young children’s brains, behavior, learning, and development. The…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • Criminal Defense-Based Forensic Social Work book cover

    Criminal Defense-Based Forensic Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ashley Ratliff, Maren Willins

    This book draws upon the Colorado Model of Criminal Defense-Based Forensic Social Work – a holistic, client-centered, collaborative approach that uses a trauma-informed care framework – to outline the numerous roles and skills of a forensic social worker. The comprehensive, developmentally informed…

    eBook – 2018-10-04
    Routledge

  • Using Diagrams in Psychotherapy: A Guide to Visually Enhanced Therapy book cover

    Using Diagrams in Psychotherapy

    A Guide to Visually Enhanced Therapy, 1st Edition

    By Charles M. Boisvert, Mohiuddin Ahmed

    Using Diagrams in Psychotherapy presents the Visually Enhanced Therapy framework, a unique approach to communicating information in psychotherapy. The framework brings visual information processing principles and techniques into the practice of psychotherapy to help therapists communicate more…

    eBook – 2018-10-04
    Routledge

  • Children and Their Education in Secure Accommodation: Interdisciplinary Perspectives of Education, Health and Youth Justice book cover

    Children and Their Education in Secure Accommodation

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives of Education, Health and Youth Justice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diahann Gallard, Katharine Evans, James Millington

    This highly topical book integrates theory and practice about children and their education provision in secure accommodation. Bridging the fields of education, health, and youth justice, it provides a unique interdisciplinary perspective outlining the importance of taking a holistic approach to the…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

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