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  • Social Work Practice with African American Families

    An Intergenerational Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cheryl Waites

    Be more effective by understanding African American families from an intergenerational perspective Social workers looking to provide competent practice with African American families may be more effective by using a new strengths-based approach from an intergenerational perspective. Social Work…

    Paperback – 2008-05-19
    Routledge
    Social Work Practice in Action

  • Abuse of Older Men

    1st Edition

    By Jordan I. Kosberg

    Learn the causes of—and consequences from—elder abuse of men For the most part, often only women are considered the victims of elder abuse. However, men are also subject to this disturbing social problem. Abuse of Older Men examines the diverse aspects of this surprisingly widespread…

    Paperback – 2008-04-15
    Routledge

  • Animal Abuse and Family Violence

    Linkages, Research, and Implications for Professional Practice, 1st Edition

    By Marti T. Loring, Robert Geffner, Janessa Marsh

    Learn how animal cruelty is linked to family violenceExperts find a disturbingly close relationship between animal abuse and family violence. Animal Abuse and Family Violence: Linkages, Research, and Implications for Professional Practice explores the difficult link between family violence and…

    Paperback – 2008-04-10
    Routledge

  • Family Interventions in Substance Abuse

    Current Best Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Oliver J. Morgan, Cheryl H. Lizke

    Leading clinicians discuss the latest evidence-based approaches to working with families that have an addicted or substance abusing member Family Intervention in Substance Abuse: Current Best Practices gathers together in one easy-to-read volume the most effective family-based clinical approaches…

    Paperback – 2008-04-10
    Routledge

  • Adult Development and Well-Being

    The Impact of Institutional Environments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine N. Dulmus, Karen M. Sowers

    Foster well-being in an institutional setting Human services workers are consistently discovering more about how important adult well-being is as a foundation of positive human development. Adult Development and Well-Being: The Impact of Institutional Environments closely examines this relationship…

    Paperback – 2008-04-03
    Routledge

  • Outdoor Environments for People with Dementia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Rodiek, Benyamin Schwarz

    Learn how gardens and parks can be beneficial to residents Mounting evidence reveals that nature and outdoor environments provide individuals with dementia greater enjoyment in life, lower stress levels, and positive changes to physical well-being. Outdoor Environments for People with Dementia…

    Paperback – 2008-03-27
    Routledge

  • Becoming a Woman

    A Biography of Christine Jorgensen, 1st Edition

    By Richard Docter F

    Discover the remarkable woman behind the legend.Discover Christine Jorgensen’s remarkable, inspirational journey to become the woman she always knew she should have been. Becoming a Woman: A Biography of Christine Jorgensen provides fascinating insights about the woman who opened doors—and minds—on…

    Paperback – 2008-02-28
    Routledge

  • Addressing Violence, Abuse and Oppression

    Debates and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Fawcett, Fran Waugh

    Everyone working in health and social care is at one point or another confronted by violent behaviour and its consequences. Addressing Violence, Abuse and Oppression provides a broad overview of violence in relation to a range of groups and areas that involve human service professionals.…

    Paperback – 2007-11-22
    Routledge

  • Strong Families Around the World

    Strengths-Based Research and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by John DeFrain, Sylvia Asay

    The strengths of families from culture to culture, when compared to each other, are remarkably similar and give us common ground around the world upon which to unite and develop mutual understanding. Strengths-Based Research and Perspectives: Strong Families Around the World, provides a conceptual…

    Hardback – 2007-11-01
    Routledge

  • The Systematic Mistreatment of Children in the Foster Care System

    Through the Cracks, 1st Edition

    By Lois Weinberg

    The Systematic Mistreatment of Children in the Foster Care System tells the stories of 10 children in the foster care system from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds and the efforts by advocates to find them permanent places to live, appropriate schooling, and other essentials they need to…

    Paperback – 2007-11-01
    Routledge

  • At-Risk Children and Youth

    Resiliency Explored, 1st Edition

    By Niall McElwee

    Discover strategies to reinforce the strengths of the youngest members of society What assistance can be provided to a disadvantaged youngster to help them bounce back to conquer challenges while growing up? At-Risk Children and Youth analyzes the results from accumulated research on the risk…

    Paperback – 2007-10-25
    Routledge

  • Strong Families Around the World

    Strengths-Based Research and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by John DeFrain, Sylvia Asay

    The strengths of families from culture to culture, when compared to each other, are remarkably similar and give us common ground around the world upon which to unite and develop mutual understanding. Strengths-Based Research and Perspectives: Strong Families Around the World, provides a conceptual…

    Paperback – 2007-10-17
    Routledge

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