Health and Social Care Products

  • Canine-Assisted Interventions

    A Comprehensive Guide to Credentialing Therapy Dog Teams, 1st Edition

    By John-Tyler Binfet, Elizabeth Kjellstrand Hartwig

    Covering principles of therapy dog team training, assessment, skills, and ongoing monitoring, Canine-Assisted Interventions provides guidance on the most evidence-based methods for therapy dog team welfare, training, and assessment. The authors offer a linear approach to understanding all aspects…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Journeys in Narrative Inquiry

    The Selected Works of D. Jean Clandinin, 1st Edition

    By D Jean Clandinin

    Organized around a metaphor of an academic journey, Jean Clandinin offers published tracings of an unfolding journey over 40 years that, at its outset, appeared to focus only on questions of epistemology. However, the book illuminates how that apparent beginning focus shape-shifted to questions of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • My Life with MS, Bipolar and Brain Injury

    Living in the Moment, 1st Edition

    By Charlie Bacchus, Marie Beau

    This is the remarkable story of Charlie Bacchus who was diagnosed with a severe case of viral encephalitis and later with multiple sclerosis and bipolar. This moving, funny, sometimes explicit book charts his life, including recollections of his childhood, the acceptance of his diagnoses and his…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • The Routledge Handbook of Disability Activism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Berghs, Tsitsi Chaitaka, Yayha El-Lahib, Andrew Dube

    The onslaught of neoliberalism, austerity measures and cuts, impact of climate change, protracted conflicts and ongoing refugee crisis, rise of far right and populist movements have all negatively impacted on disability. Yet, disabled people and their allies are fighting back and we urgently need…

    Hardback – 2019-11-10 
    Routledge

  • Wellness in Whiteness (Open Access)

    Biomedicalisation and the Promotion of Whiteness and Youth among Women, 1st Edition

    By Amina Mire

    This book analyses the social and ethical implications of the globalization of emerging skin-whitening and anti-ageing biotechnology. Using an intersectional theoretical framework and a content analysis methodology drawn from cultural studies, the sociology of knowledge, the history of colonial…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vivienne Lo, Chris Berry, Guo Liping

    This edited volume will explore a wide range of issues relating to health, medicine, and the body in China and other societies identified as Chinese during the past century, through the medium of the moving image. Drawing on both feature and documentary films from mainland China and elsewhere in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Talkabout Transitions

    From Education to Employment, 1st Edition

    By Alex Kelly, Chris McLoughlin

    This is a comprehensive programme of activities designed to support young people as they make the transition from education to employment. Following the hugely successful Talkabout structure, the programme is broken down into topics and activities, each constructed to teach the skills necessary for…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Welcoming LGBT Residents

    A Practical Guide for Senior Living Staff, 1st Edition

    By Tim R. Johnston

    LGBT Affirming Long-Term Care is the first comprehensive guide to working with LGBT older adults in senior living settings. The LGBT older adult population represents one of the fastest growing subpopulations within our aging society. Despite the increasing demand for LGBT affirming services there…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Social Work Practice with Multicultural Communities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yolanda C. Padilla, Ruth McRoy, Rocío Calvo

    With research showing that social work clients from diverse racial and ethnic groups are generally dissatisfied with the way they are treated, and that providers often do not feel fully prepared to work with these groups, this book invites us to rethink current approaches to social work practice…

    Hardback – 2019-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Clinical Education in Geriatrics

    Innovative and Trusted Approaches Leading Workforce Transformation in Making Health Care More Age-Friendly, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judith L. Howe, Thomas V. Caprio

    This book highlights both recent innovations in professional health curricula and continuing education and interventions aimed at improving student attitudes towards geriatrics and aging. The contributors cover areas including simulation, online training, and standardized patients for evaluation,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-25 
    Routledge

  • A Counseling Primer

    An Orientation to the Profession, 2nd Edition

    By Mary H. Guindon, Jessica J. Lane

    A Counseling Primer, 2nd ed, introduces students to the profession of counseling, reviews its training curriculum, discusses current professional standards, and presents basic counseling skills. The text is designed to answer students’ most commonly asked questions around the who, what, where,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

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