E-books: Health and Social Care

  • 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

  • The Economics of US Health Reform: A Global Perspective book cover

    The Economics of US Health Reform

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Diane M. Dewar

    The health care field is currently experiencing a great deal of change, including advances in medical technology, the development of new health care financing mechanisms, and the transformation of organizational arrangements. This text studies the health care system in the US, and selected other…

    eBook – 2018-03-09
    Routledge

  • Sustainability for Healthcare Management: A Leadership Imperative book cover

    Sustainability for Healthcare Management

    A Leadership Imperative, 2nd Edition

    By Carrie R. Rich, J. Knox Singleton, Seema S. Wadhwa

    Sustainability is not unique to health, yet sustainability is a unique vehicle for promoting healthy values. This book challenges healthcare leaders to think through the implications of our decisions from fiscal, societal and environmental perspectives. It links health values with sustainability…

    eBook – 2018-03-08
    Routledge

  • Assessing Risk: A Relational Approach book cover

    Assessing Risk

    A Relational Approach, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Blumenthal, Heather Wood, Andrew Williams

    Assessing Risk: A Relational Approach offers the practitioner a novel framework for understanding the complex and subtle issues involved in assessing and managing risks related to violence and sexual offending. The authors draw on their considerable experience working with high risk individuals in…

    eBook – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

  • Psychology, Emotion and Intuition in Work Relationships: The Head, Heart and Gut Professional book cover

    Psychology, Emotion and Intuition in Work Relationships

    The Head, Heart and Gut Professional, 1st Edition

    By Henry Brown, Neil Dawson, Brenda McHugh

    Psychology, Emotion and Intuition in Work Relationships: The Head, Heart and Gut Professional highlights the increasing importance of human relations in professional life. In modern society, all those who work with or provide services to others are increasingly called upon to be not just technical…

    eBook – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

  • African American Patients in Psychotherapy: Understanding the Psychological Effects of Racism and Oppression book cover

    African American Patients in Psychotherapy

    Understanding the Psychological Effects of Racism and Oppression, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Fallenbaum

    African American Patients in Psychotherapy integrates history, current events, arts, psychoanalytic thinking, and case studies to provide a model for understanding the social and historical dimensions of psychological development across African American communities. Among the topics included are…

    eBook – 2018-02-19
    Routledge

  • Developmental Perspectives in Child Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy book cover

    Developmental Perspectives in Child Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Bonovitz, Andrew Harlem

    Developmental Perspectives in Child Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy incorporates recent innovations in developmental theory and research into our understanding of the nature of change in child psychotherapy. Diverse psychoanalytic ideas and individual styles are represented, challenging the…

    eBook – 2018-02-15
    Routledge
    Relational Perspectives Book Series

  • Natural Substances for Cancer Prevention book cover

    Natural Substances for Cancer Prevention

    1st Edition

    By Jun-Ping Xu

    Natural Substances for Cancer Prevention explores in detail how numerous investigations in chemical biology and molecular biology have established strong scientific evidence demonstrating how the properties of naturally occurring bioactive chemicals hamper all stages of cancers (from initiation to…

    eBook – 2018-02-01
    CRC Press

  • Child Sexual Abuse: Moral Panic or State of Denial? book cover

    Child Sexual Abuse

    Moral Panic or State of Denial?, 1st Edition

    By David Pilgrim

    Child sexual abuse is a major public policy challenge. Many child protection measures were beginning to reduce its occurrence. However, that progress was impeded by online grooming, the downloading of indecent images of children and even their abuse online in real time. This now places major…

    eBook – 2018-01-30
    Routledge

  • African Indigenous Medical Knowledge and Human Health book cover

    African Indigenous Medical Knowledge and Human Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Wambebe

    Despite the relevance of and empirical evidence for African Traditional Medicine, based on African Indigenous Medical Knowledge (AIMK), research and development of new phytomedicines from this continent has been slow. African Indigenous Medical Knowledge and Human Health aims to…

    eBook – 2018-01-29
    CRC Press

  • Untangling the Maternity Crisis book cover

    Untangling the Maternity Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nadine Edwards, Rosemary Mander, Jo Murphy-Lawless

    Arguing that contemporary maternity services provide a toxic environment both in which to practise and to give birth, this book looks at how we can change this. Its aim is promoting the best possible experiences of childbearing, and confident, strengthening and loving contexts for new parenthood.…

    eBook – 2018-01-19
    Routledge

  • Innovations in Behavioural Health Architecture book cover

    Innovations in Behavioural Health Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Verderber

    ***WINNER OF A NAUTILUS 2018 SILVER MEDAL BOOK AWARD*** Innovations in Behavioural Health Architecture is the most comprehensive book written on this topic in more than 40 years. It examines the ways in which healthcare architecture can contribute, as a highly valued informational and reference…

    eBook – 2018-01-19
    Routledge

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