E-books: Health and Social Care

  • Art Therapy for Social Justice: Radical Intersections book cover

    Art Therapy for Social Justice

    Radical Intersections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Savneet K. Talwar

    Art Therapy for Social Justice seeks to open a conversation about the cultural turn in art therapy to explore the critical intersection of social change and social justice. By moving the practice of art therapy beyond standard individualized treatment models, the authors promote scholarship and…

    eBook – 2018-07-27
    Routledge

  • Equality in Water and Sanitation Services book cover

    Equality in Water and Sanitation Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Oliver Cumming, Tom Slaymaker

    There is growing acceptance that the progress delivered under the Millennium Development Goal target for drinking water and sanitation has been inequitable. As a result, the progressive reduction of inequalities is now an explicit focus of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets, adopted in…

    eBook – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Locked-in Syndrome after Brain Damage: Living within my head book cover

    Locked-in Syndrome after Brain Damage

    Living within my head, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Wilson, Paul Allen, Anita Rose, Veronika Kubickova

    The newest title in the series Survivor Stories, this book tells the story of Paul Allen, a photographer who likes opera and was a good baritone singer. At the age of 56 he sustained a stroke that left him paralysed and speechless. He has Locked-In Syndrome (LIS), a rare consequence of brain damage…

    eBook – 2018-07-20
    Routledge
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • Emotions and the Family book cover

    Emotions and the Family

    1st Edition

    By Richard Fabes, Gary W Peterson, Suzanne Steinmetz

    “The family is the place where minds come in contact with one another”—Buddha Emotions and the Family reflects the dramatic change in how professionals and practitioners working with today's families view the role of emotions in general family and marital processes. Professionals,…

    eBook – 2018-07-17
    Routledge

  • Mental Health Screening and Monitoring for Children in Care: A Short Guide for Children's Agencies and Post-adoption Services book cover

    Mental Health Screening and Monitoring for Children in Care

    A Short Guide for Children's Agencies and Post-adoption Services, 1st Edition

    By Michael Tarren-Sweeney

    Mental Health Screening and Monitoring for Children in Care provides a concise, step-by-step guide for children’s agencies on how to carry out mental health screening and monitoring for children and adolescents growing up in alternative care. Michael Tarren-Sweeney outlines unique universal mental…

    eBook – 2018-07-17
    Routledge

  • A Practical Guide to Medicine Administration book cover

    A Practical Guide to Medicine Administration

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca Hayley Venables, Karen Anne Gunnell

    It is important that medicines are administered correctly, in order to provide correct drug doses, yet not all healthcare professionals are expert in the area. This accessible book provides a definitive guide to best practice in administering medicinal formulations. Acting as a quick reference…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Cultural Disability Studies in Education: Interdisciplinary Navigations of the Normative Divide book cover

    Cultural Disability Studies in Education

    Interdisciplinary Navigations of the Normative Divide, 1st Edition

    By David Bolt

    Over the last few decades disability studies has emerged not only as a discipline in itself but also as a catalyst for cultural disability studies and Disability Studies in Education. In this book the three areas become united in a new field that recognises education as a discourse between tutors…

    eBook – 2018-07-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Critical Theory and Qualitative Data Analysis in Education book cover

    Critical Theory and Qualitative Data Analysis in Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachelle Winkle-Wagner, Jamila Lee-Johnson, Ashley N. Gaskew

    Critical Theory and Qualitative Data Analysis in Education offers a path-breaking explanation of how critical theories can be used within the analysis of qualitative data to inform research processes, such as data collection, analysis, and interpretation. This contributed volume offers…

    eBook – 2018-07-04
    Routledge

  • Art, Play, and Narrative Therapy: Using Metaphor to Enrich Your Clinical Practice book cover

    Art, Play, and Narrative Therapy

    Using Metaphor to Enrich Your Clinical Practice, 1st Edition

    By Lisa B. Moschini

    Art, Play, and Narrative Therapy shows mental health professionals how the blending of expressive arts, psychotherapy, and metaphorical communication can both support and enhance clinical practice. This book illuminates the ways in which metaphorical representations form who we are, how we interact…

    eBook – 2018-07-04
    Routledge

  • LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care: Empowering Approaches for an Inclusive System of Care book cover

    LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care

    Empowering Approaches for an Inclusive System of Care, 1st Edition

    By Adam McCormick

    Representing an often overlooked population in social work literature, this book explores the experiences of LGBTQ youth as they navigate the child welfare system. Adam McCormick examines the entirety of a youth’s experience, from referral into care and challenges to obtaining permanency to aging…

    eBook – 2018-06-19
    Routledge

  • Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs and Substances: Issues, Influences and Impacts book cover

    Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs and Substances

    Issues, Influences and Impacts, 1st Edition

    By Aaron Smith, Bob Stewart, Kate Westberg, Constantino Stavros

    In the pursuit of more muscle, enhanced strength, sustained endurance and idealised physiques, an increasing number of elite athletes, recreational sport enthusiasts and body-conscious gym-users are turning to performance and image enhancing drugs and substances (PIEDS). In many instances, such use…

    eBook – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • Cultural Safety,Healthcare and Vulnerable Populations: A Critical Theoretical Perspective book cover

    Cultural Safety,Healthcare and Vulnerable Populations

    A Critical Theoretical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu

    Culturally safe healthcare is rapidly challenging previous notions of cultural competency or cultural sensitivity in healthcare provision. The increasing number of vulnerable populations means healthcare must be given by a healthcare provider who has developed a social consciousness in relation to…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge

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