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101+ Careers in Gerontology, Second Edition

by C. Joanne Grabinski, MA, ABD, FAGHE & Kelly Niles-Yokum, PhD, MPA

<i>"101+ Careers is rich with useful information. I highly recommend the book for any student, emerging, or re-careering professional exploring their options for a career in gerontology and the resources they may need to go about pursuing ...

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A Practical Guide to Community Mobilization Techniques

by Iqbal Shah

<p data-version='1.1'>The book contains practical community mobilization tools and techniques for beginners, mid-level and senior NGOs staffs that ensure proper understanding of modern day systematic interventions of NGOs operation. This booklet

ISBN: 9781386701835

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A TALE FROM THE HARD SIDE

BASED ON A TRUE STORY

by MICHAEL W

<p>THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR READING MY EBOOK, A TALE FROM THE HARD SIDE - A TRUE STORY THAT'S UNBELIEVABLY A EASY READ. PLEASE DO NOT JUDGE A BOOK BY IT'S COVER. BEST REGARDS - MW</p> ...

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Aging America and Transportation

Personal Choices and Public Policy

by Joseph Coughlin, PhD & Lisa D'Ambrosio, PhD

<p>"Recommended."--<b>CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries</b></p><p>"Coughlin and DíAmbrosioís edited volume is a welcome contribution to highlighting this issue for gerontologists. The collection is an informative and useful ...

ISBN: 9780826123169

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An Empowering Approach to Managing Social Service Organizations

by Donna Hardina, PhD, Jane Middleton, DSW, Salvador Montana, MSW, PhD(c) & others

<p>Presenting an empowerment-oriented management approach, this ground-breaking how-to guide covers the most recent innovations and current theories you need to create a successful social service organization.</p><p>This all-in-one guide to ...

ISBN: 9780826138163

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Assessing Adoptive Parents, Foster Carers and Kinship Carers, Second Edition: Improving Analysis and Understanding of Parenting Capacity

by Alper, Joanne

Assessing prospective adoptive parents, foster carers, kinship carers and special guardians is an extremely complex task, and one that happens within a pressurized time frame. Currently, assessments draw substantially on interviews, which can ...

ISBN: 9781784504564

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Authority in Social Casework: The Commonwealth and International Library: Social Work Division

by Foren, Robert

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Breaking the Chains of Capitalism, An Evolutionary Journey to True Freedom (Color)

by Marco D'Anna

<p>This book offers for consideration an integrated social economic structure and technical solution capable of ending the predatory evolution of our species. This book also explains the primary factor responsible for the most preventable ...

ISBN: 9780990957010

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Building a House in Heaven

Pious Neoliberalism and Islamic Charity in Egypt

by Mona Atia

<DIV><p><BR>Charity is an economic act. This premise underlies a societal transformation—the merging of religious and capitalist impulses that Mona Atia calls “pious neoliberalism.” Though the phenomenon spans religious lines, Atia makes the ...

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Care, Cooperation and Activism in Canada's Northern Social Economy

by Jennifer Alsop, Matthew Beaudoin, Jean-Sébastien Boutet & others

People across Canada’s North have created vibrant community institutions to serve a wide range of social and economic needs. Neither state-driven nor profit-oriented, these organizations form a relatively under-studied third sector of the ...

ISBN: 9781772121100

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Casework in Context: A Basis for Practice

by Tilbury, D. E. F.

Casework in Context: A Basis for Practice discusses the methodologies and techniques utilized in social case studies. The book also covers the specific applications of caseworks, along with some issues that can be encountered while in the ...

ISBN: 9781483187709

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Child of Mine

by Marianne Edwins

<p>Marianne Edwins' early life was a downward spiral of disasters: broken relationships, unplanned pregnancies, severe financial hardships and faithless men, in an environment of crime, violence and misogyny. Increasingly her life lacked hope, ...

ISBN: 9781911086581

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Child Welfare in the United States

Challenges, Policy, and Practice

by Sylvia Mignon, MSW, PhD

<p><b>Provides a balanced critical analysis of the child welfare system along with promising innovations</b></p><p>Distinguished by its critical perspective, this book delivers a balanced and comprehensive examination of the child welfare system

ISBN: 9780826126474

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Children and Residential Care in Europe

by Madge, Nicola

Originally published in 1994, this ebook looks broadly at children and child care services, especially residential child care, in 13 European Union countries, to give an overview of national similarities and differences and identify key areas of

ISBN: 9781905818594

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Closing Children's Homes: An End to Residential Child care?

by Berridge, David

This ebook reports on the unprecedented and radical step taken by Warwickshire Social Services Department when, in 1986, it closed the last of its children's homes. ...

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Collaborative Helping

A Strengths Framework for Home-Based Services

by William C. Madsen & Kevin Gillespie

<b>An interdisciplinary framework for sustainable helping through cross-system collaboration</b> <p>This hands-on resource provides clear, practical guidance for supportive service professionals working in a home-based environment. Drawing on ...

ISBN: 9781118746455

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Communication in Social Work: The Commonwealth and International Library: Social Work Division

by Day, Peter R.

Communication in Social Work focuses on the role of communication in social work. This book discusses aspects of communication in the helping process and illustrates where information and advice on their own would not have been helpful to the ...

ISBN: 9781483151649

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Communities of Health Care Justice

by Charlene Galarneau

<DIV>The factions debating health care reform in the United States have gravitated toward one of two positions: that just health care is an individual responsibility or that it must be regarded as a national concern. Both arguments overlook a ...

ISBN: 9780813577685

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Communities of Health Care Justice

by Galarneau, Charlene

<DIV>U.S. health care has often been conceived as a social good, and more specifically as a national good. <I>Communities of Health Care Justice</I> presents an alternate model, making a powerful ethical argument for why smaller ...

ISBN: 9780813577692

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Conflict Resolution for the Helping Professions

Negotiation, Mediation, Advocacy, Facilitation, and Restorative Justice

by Allan Barsky

When people think of conflict, they often think of fights, wars, arguments, hot tempers, and hurtful consequences. <em>Conflict Resolution for the Helping Professions</em> provides helping professionals with the theory, strategies, and skills ...

ISBN: 9780199361205

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