E-books: Health and Social Care

  • The Big Book of Blobs book cover

    The Big Book of Blobs

    2nd Edition

    By Pip Wilson, Ian Long

    The Big Book of Blobs is a collection of Blob pictures that can be used as prompts to explore feelings. The relatable Blob characters are depicted in many different situations which can be used as a springboard for meaningful discussion on a range of issues and topics. The Blobs in this collection…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Blobs

  • Bioethics, Genetics and Sport book cover

    Bioethics, Genetics and Sport

    1st Edition

    By Silvia Camporesi, Mike McNamee

    Advances in genetics and related biotechnologies are having a profound effect on sport, raising important ethical questions about the limits and possibilities of the human body. Drawing on real case studies and grounded in rigorous scientific evidence, this book offers an ethical critique of…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Bodies that Birth: Vitalizing Birth Politics book cover

    Bodies that Birth

    Vitalizing Birth Politics, 1st Edition

    By Rachelle Chadwick

    Bodies that Birth puts birthing bodies at the centre of questions about contemporary birth politics, power, and agency. Arguing that the fleshy and embodied aspects of birth have been largely silenced in social science scholarship, Rachelle Chadwick uses an array of birth stories, from diverse…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Forensic Psychological Assessment in Immigration Court: A Guidebook for Evidence-Based and Ethical Practice book cover

    Forensic Psychological Assessment in Immigration Court

    A Guidebook for Evidence-Based and Ethical Practice, 1st Edition

    By Barton F. Evans, III, Giselle A. Hass

    Forensic Psychological Assessment in Immigration Court is an essential specialized guide for psychologists and clinicians who work with immigrants. Immigration evaluations differ in many ways from other types of forensic assessments because of the psycholegal issues that extend beyond the…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Routledge

  • Children, Sexuality, and Child Sexual Abuse book cover

    Children, Sexuality, and Child Sexual Abuse

    1st Edition

    By Dianna T. Kenny

    In the past 20 years, the progressive uncovering of child sexual abuse in institutional settings has reverberated across the globe with simultaneous investigations across Europe and the English-speaking world. However, most books on child sexual abuse are narrowly focused and do not situate this…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Routledge

  • Better Value Health Checks: A Practical Guide book cover

    Better Value Health Checks

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Nick Summerton

    This book explores the practical aspects of setting up and assessing the quality of health checks. It is the first book to support clinicians and managers in enhancing the value of health checks in improving health outcomes, an increasingly essential goal for health services. The book will help…

    eBook – 2018-03-29
    CRC Press

  • An Essential Guide to Hearing and Balance Disorders book cover

    An Essential Guide to Hearing and Balance Disorders

    1st Edition

    Edited by R. Steven Ackley, T. Newell Decker, Charles J. Limb

    An Essential Guide to Hearing and Balance Disorders consolidates the most significant clinical aspects of hearing and balance disorders, ranging from cause and diagnosis to treatment and cure. Experts in various subspecialties of this extensive topic introduce readers to the most sophisticated and…

    eBook – 2018-03-29
    Psychology Press

  • Handbook of Foster Youth book cover

    Handbook of Foster Youth

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Trejos-Castillo, Nancy Trevino-Schafer

    Currently, there are over 400,000 youth living in foster care in the United States, with over 20,000 aging out of the child welfare system each year. Foster youth are more prone to experience short- and long-term adverse developmental outcomes including diminished academic achievement and career…

    eBook – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

  • Mental Health in Rural America: A Field Guide book cover

    Mental Health in Rural America

    A Field Guide, 1st Edition

    By Ellen Greene Stewart

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of mental health in rural America, with the goal of fostering urgently needed research and honest conversations about providing accessible, culturally competent mental health care to rural populations. Grounding the work is an explanation of the history…

    eBook – 2018-03-19
    Routledge

  • The Social Work and Sexual Trauma Casebook: Phenomenological Perspectives book cover

    The Social Work and Sexual Trauma Casebook

    Phenomenological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miriam Jaffe, Jerry Floersch, Jeffrey Longhofer, Megan Conti

    This volume offers a collection of ten case studies from clinical social workers who work in the field of sexual trauma, with the objective of challenging and informing social work practice with survivors and perpetrators of sexual trauma. These steps are meant to help the process of treatment by…

    eBook – 2018-03-14
    Routledge

  • 60 Innovative Cognitive Strategies for the Bright, the Sensitive, and the Creative: New Investigations Into the Home of the Mind book cover

    60 Innovative Cognitive Strategies for the Bright, the Sensitive, and the Creative

    New Investigations Into the Home of the Mind, 1st Edition

    By Eric Maisel

    In this book, Dr. Maisel employs the metaphor of "the room that is your mind" to provide 60 cognitive strategies that enable smart, sensitive, creative clients to engage in dynamic self-regulation for greater awareness, insight, and enhanced mental capabilities. Issues that are examined include…

    eBook – 2018-03-14
    Routledge

  • Narrative Approaches to Youth Work: Conversational Skills for a Critical Practice book cover

    Narrative Approaches to Youth Work

    Conversational Skills for a Critical Practice, 1st Edition

    By Julie Tilsen

    This is the book that youth workers who want to put into practice their desire to "meet youth where they’re at" have been waiting for. Narrative Approaches to Youth Work provides hope-filled and fresh conversational practices anchored in a critical intersectional analysis of power and a relational…

    eBook – 2018-03-13
    Routledge

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