E-books: Health and Social Care

  • Understanding and Managing Parental Alienation: A Guide to Assessment and Intervention book cover

    Understanding and Managing Parental Alienation

    A Guide to Assessment and Intervention, 1st Edition

    By Janet Haines, Mandy Matthewson, Marcus Turnbull

    In Understanding and Managing Parental Alienation: A Guide to Assessment and Intervention, Janet Haines, Mandy Matthewson and Marcus Turnbull offer a comprehensive analysis of contemporary understanding of parental alienation. Grounded in recent scientific advances, this is the first book of its…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • Bassett's Environmental Health Procedures book cover

    Bassett's Environmental Health Procedures

    9th Edition

    By W.H. Bassett, Tim Deveaux

    Environmental health law is a wide-ranging, detailed and complex body of law within the UK. Bassett’s Environmental Health Procedures is an established and essential reference source which provides an accessible entry into enforcement and administrative procedures for environmental health. The main…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • Pip and Bunny: The Cheeky Ostrich book cover

    Pip and Bunny

    The Cheeky Ostrich, 1st Edition

    By Maureen Glynn

    The Cheeky Ostrich is the fifth book in the invaluable ‘Pip and Bunny’ collection; a set of six picture books with an accompanying handbook and e-resources carefully written and illustrated to support the development of visual and literary skills. By inspiring conversation and imagination, the…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Routledge
    Supporting Language and Emotional Development in the Early Years through Reading

  • Police in Schools: An Evidence-based Look at the Use of School Resource Officers book cover

    Police in Schools

    An Evidence-based Look at the Use of School Resource Officers, 1st Edition

    By Linda Duxbury, Craig Bennell

    This co-authored book critically reviews existing literature on school resource officer (SRO) programs and presents a thorough evaluation of an SRO program offered by Peel Regional Police in Ontario, Canada. The implementation of a SRO program is a controversial response to school violence and…

    eBook – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Geospatial Information System Use in Public Organizations: How and Why GIS Should be Used in the Public Sector book cover

    Geospatial Information System Use in Public Organizations

    How and Why GIS Should be Used in the Public Sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolas Valcik, Denis Dean

    This book shows how Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) can be used for operations management in public institutions. It covers theory and practical applications, ranging from tracking public health trends to mapping transportation routes to charting the safest handling of hazardous materials.…

    eBook – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Family Experience of Brain Injury: Surviving, Coping, Adjusting book cover

    Family Experience of Brain Injury

    Surviving, Coping, Adjusting, 1st Edition

    By Jo Clark-Wilson, Mark Holloway

    Brain Injury not only affects its victim, but those around them. In many cases, relatives are often overlooked despite facing many obstacles accepting and adjusting to a new way of life. Family Experience of Brain Injury showcases a unique collaboration between relatives of brain injured…

    eBook – 2019-09-10
    Routledge
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • Anthropology of Nursing: Exploring Cultural Concepts in Practice book cover

    Anthropology of Nursing

    Exploring Cultural Concepts in Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Holland

    This book aims to introduce nurses and other healthcare professionals to how anthropology can help them understand nursing as a profession and as a culture. Drawing on key anthropological concepts, the book facilitates the understanding and critical consideration of nursing practice, as seen…

    eBook – 2019-09-09
    Routledge

  • Empowering Asian Youth through Volunteering: Examples of Theory into Practice book cover

    Empowering Asian Youth through Volunteering

    Examples of Theory into Practice, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Suk Ching Liu

    This book describes the origin, development and current state of volunteerism in Asia and Hong Kong. It also presents a field-tested model of empowering through volunteerism (namely, the CYEP at City University), that involves youth, governmental and non-governmental agencies and their…

    eBook – 2019-09-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • The Positive Social Worker book cover

    The Positive Social Worker

    1st Edition

    By Stewart Collins

    Developed from the author’s own experiences in social work and social work education, this book considers alternative approaches for social workers in dealing with the extensive demands, persistent pressures, and stress that they may face in their daily working lives. The Positive Social Worker is…

    eBook – 2019-09-09
    Routledge

  • Mentoring for Young People in Care and Leaving Care: Theory, Policy and Practice book cover

    Mentoring for Young People in Care and Leaving Care

    Theory, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Bernadine Brady, Pat Dolan, Caroline McGregor

    Mentoring for Young People in Care and Leaving Care offers a rich exploration of the theory, research and practice relating to youth mentoring as a means of essential social support. Brady, Dolan and McGregor ground their work on the premise that the informal social support provided through a…

    eBook – 2019-09-06
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Building Resilience Through Contemplative Practice: A Field Manual for Helping Professionals and Volunteers book cover

    Building Resilience Through Contemplative Practice

    A Field Manual for Helping Professionals and Volunteers, 1st Edition

    By Bobbi Patterson

    Recasting burnout as a crucial phase of service, Building Resilience Through Contemplative Practice uses real-world case studies to teach professionals and volunteers unique skills for cultivating resilience. Viewing service and burnout as interdependent throughout phases of stability, collapse,…

    eBook – 2019-09-06
    Routledge

  • Waterbirth Stories: Midwifery Reflections book cover

    Waterbirth Stories

    Midwifery Reflections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Paz Miranda, Sian Marie Barnard

    Drawing on years of midwifery experience of waterbirth, this collection of stories, based on real-life events, illuminates a rewarding way of birth and emphasises the theoretical knowledge, skills, understanding, and resilience needed to practice well. Waterbirth Stories includes chapters on the…

    eBook – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

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