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  • Addiction, Behavioral Change and Social Identity

    The path to resilience and recovery

    Edited by Sarah Buckingham, David Best

    Changing health-related behaviour is for many people a lonely and isolating experience. Individual willpower is often not enough, particularly in addressing addictive behaviour, but research increasingly points to the potential of group identity to shape behaviour change and support recovery. This…

    Paperback – 2016-11-14 
    Routledge

  • Enhancing Culturally Integrative Family Safety Response in Muslim Communities

    By Mohammed Baobaid, Lynda M. Ashbourne

    This informative new volume presents the Culturally Integrative Family Safety Response (CIFSR) model that is currently being used by the Muslim Resource Centre for Social Support and Integration (MRCSSI) in London, Ontario. Created to support immigrant and newcomer families from collectivist…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Group Work Practice in a Troubled Society

    Problems and Opportunities

    By Roselle Kurland, Robert Salmon

    This book presents the wide range and diversity of effective group work practice in today’s troubled society. Representing the best in current practice, chapters discuss modern group work and contain rich examples of practice and theory. Group Work Practice in a Troubled Society examines the social…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31
    Routledge

  • Capturing the Power of Diversity

    By Marvin D Feit, John S Wodarski, John H Ramey, Aaron R Mann

    This stimulating book explores the many ways in which social group workers approach diversity. Capturing the Power of Diversity represents a range of interests and approaches to the challenges faced by group workers throughout the world. It illustrates the complexity, creativity, and excitement of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31
    Routledge

  • Community Economic Development and Social Work

    Edited by Margaret S Sherraden, William A Ninacs

    In Community Economic Development and Social Work, you’ll find innovative theoretical approaches to the newly emerging field of community economic development (CED). You’ll see how community leaders, residents, community organizations, social workers, city planners, local business owners, bankers,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge

  • Self-help for Trauma Therapists

    A Practitioner's Guide

    By Margaret Pack

    For those offering trauma-informed care, it can be difficult to maintain wellbeing and a balanced, positive outlook when the nature of their job requires frequent engagement with traumatic disclosures. Self-help for Trauma Therapists: A Practitioner’s Guide intends to assist human service workers-…

    Paperback – 2016-07-19
    Routledge

  • Play in Healthcare for Adults

    Using play to promote health and wellbeing across the adult lifespan

    Edited by Alison Tonkin, Julia Whitaker

    PLAY. We all do it: wordplay, love play, role-play; we play cards, play sport, play the fool, and play around. And that’s just the grown-ups! It features in every aspect of our lives, whether we call it by that or another name. We all do it, but why do we do it? What does it mean to play and what,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* Individuals Living with Dementia

    Concepts, Practice and Rights

    Edited by Sue Westwood, Elizabeth Price

    This groundbreaking collection is the first to focus specifically on LGBT* people and dementia. It brings together original chapters from leading academics, practitioners and LGBT* individuals affected by dementia. Multi-disciplinary and international in scope, it includes authors from the UK, USA,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence

    The Effectiveness of Medical, Mental Health, and Community Services

    By Judith S. Gordon

    First published in 1998, this study investigates the effectiveness of services for helping women who are survivors of domestic violence. Looking at a sample from Western and Central Oregon, it examines the utilization and perceived effectiveness of resources for survivors and, in doing so, it…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Violence

    A Guide for the Caring Professions

    By R. Glynn Owens, J. Barrie Ashcroft

    First published in 1985, this book is designed to help professionals in caring professions understand and deal with the problem of violent behaviour. It explains how theoretical ideas may be translated into practical strategies for the reduction or elimination of violence. It also highlights the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Private Violence and Public Policy

    The needs of battered women and the response of the public services

    Edited by Jan Pahl

    First published in 1985, this is the first published study of violence in the family to be aimed directly at people whose professions bring them into contact with domestic abuse victims, as well as those training for those professions. It documents the problems faced by women with violent husbands…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Organizational and Community Responses to Domestic Abuse and Homelessness

    By Marjorie Bard

    First published in 1994, this in-depth and long-term study presents an ethnography which is comprised of personal narratives of victims of domestic abuse and homelessness. Drawing on these stories, the book addresses a number of issues surrounding the provision of services for homeless women and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

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