Social Work and Social Policy Products

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge
    Blobs

  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy in Alternative Schools

    Ensuring Student Success and Preventing Dropout, 1st Edition

    By Cynthia Franklin, Calvin L. Streeter, Linda Webb, Samantha Guz

    Solution Focused Brief Therapy in Alternative Schools (SFBT) provides a step-by-step guide for how school social workers and counselors can work with other school professionals to create an effective solution focused dropout prevention program. Along with illustrative cases and detailed…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge

  • The Outlaw Biker Legacy of Violence

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Barker

    Outlaw bikers represent a very small percentage of motorcycle riders who join motorcycle clubs, but they receive disproportionate attention due to their mystique, unconventional behavior, and violence. Although the outlaw biker phenomenon started in the United States, it has since spread throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge

  • Sexuality and Intellectual Disabilities

    A Guide for Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Maxwell Triska

    This book provides a concise overview of sexuality and gender identity in clients with intellectual disabilities for therapists, social workers, educators, and healthcare providers. It captures the social, political, and legal environment of the late 2010s and bridges the gap between research and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

  • Food Bank Nations

    Poverty, Corporate Charity and the Right to Food, 1st Edition

    By Graham Riches

    In the world’s most affluent and food secure societies, why is it now publicly acceptable to feed donated surplus food, dependent on corporate food waste, to millions of hungry people? While recognizing the moral imperative to feed hungry people, this book challenges the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Distance Learning and Online Education in Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul A. Kurzman, R.Paul Maiden

    This edited collection focuses on the early development, gradual evolution, and present status of distance learning and online education in the social work profession. Relevant for social work students and educators in baccalaureate, masters and doctoral programs, this book is an authoritative…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Psychodynamic Interventions in Pregnancy and Infancy

    Clinical and Theoretical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Björn Salomonsson

    Psychodynamic Interventions in Pregnancy and Infancy builds on Björn Salomonsson’s experiences as a psychoanalytic consultant working with parents and their babies. Emotional problems during the perinatal stages can arise and be observed and addressed by a skilled midwife, nurse or health visitor.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-09
    Routledge

  • Animal-Assisted Interventions for Emotional and Mental Health

    Conversations with Pioneers of the Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cynthia K. Chandler, Tiffany L. Otting

    Animal-Assisted Interventions for Emotional and Mental Health provides a unique opportunity to learn from a variety of leaders in the field. Leading scholar Dr. Cynthia Chandler and colleague Dr. Tiffany Otting present interviews with pioneering experts from the U.S., U.K., Israel, India, and Hong…

    Paperback – 2018-04-04
    Routledge

  • Increasing Resilience in Police and Emergency Personnel

    Strengthening Your Mental Armor, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie M. Conn

    Increasing Resilience in Police and Emergency Personnel illuminates the psychological, emotional, behavioral, and spiritual impact of police work on police officers, administrators, emergency communicators, and their families. Author Stephanie Conn, a clinician and researcher as well as a former…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-03-28
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-03-23
    Routledge

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