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Abandoned Families

Social Isolation in the Twenty-First Century

by Kristin S. Seefeldt & Kristin Seefeldt

<p>Education, employment, and home ownership have long been considered stepping stones to the middle class. But in <em>Abandoned Families</em>, social policy expert Kristin Seefeldt shows how many working families have access only to a separate ...

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Second Edition: The Process and Practice of Mindful Change

by Hayes, Steven C.

<div><P>Since the original publication of this seminal work, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) has come into its own as a widely practiced approach to helping people change. This book provides the definitive statement of ACT--from ...

ISBN: 9781462531240

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Achieving Successful Transitions for Young People with Disabilities

A Practical Guide

by Natalie Lackenby, Jill Hughes & Jonathan Monk

<p>This best practice guide provides a blueprint for managing seamless transitions between services for young people aged 16-25 with additional needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, complex health needs and sensory ...

ISBN: 9781784500054

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Acting to Manage Conflict and Bullying Through Evidence-Based Strategies

by Bruce Burton, Margret Lepp, Morag Morrison & others

<p>This book offers a complete and detailed account of the evolution of an internationally successful, evidence-based program that has been the result of almost two decades of action research into conflict and bullying. It addresses one of the ...

ISBN: 9783319178820

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Active Social Work with Children with Disabilities

by Julie Adams & Diana Leshone

<p><strong>Active Social Work with Children with Disabilities</strong> provides a comprehensive social worker’s guide to working with children with disabilities, exploring current issues from the perspective of both the social worker and the ...

ISBN: 9781910391969

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Activism

The Ultimate Teen Guide

by Kathlyn Gay

<p>Despite claims that young people today don’t care about the world they live in and don’t get involved in causes, more and more teens are taking up the fight for things they truly believe in. In fact, there are more than 10,000 members ...

ISBN: 9781442242944

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Acute Care for Elders

A Model for Interdisciplinary Care

by Michael L. Malone, Robert M. Palmer & Elizabeth A. Capezuti

<p>Acute Care for Elders (ACE) is a model of care designed to improve functional outcomes and to improve the processes for the care of older patients. This model includes: an environment of care designed to promote improved function for older ...

ISBN: 9781493910250

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Acute Stress Disorder: What It Is and How to Treat It

by Bryant, Richard A.

<div>Drawing on extensive research and clinical experience, leading authority Richard A. Bryant explores what works--and what doesn&#39;t work--in managing acute traumatic stress. He reviews the current state of the science on acute stress ...

ISBN: 9781462525119

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Adaptive Disclosure: A New Treatment for Military Trauma, Loss, and Moral Injury

by Litz, Brett T.

<div>A complete guide to an innovative, research-based brief treatment specifically developed for service members and veterans, this book combines clinical wisdom and in-depth knowledge of military culture. Adaptive disclosure is designed to ...

ISBN: 9781462523313

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Addiction Medicine

Science and Practice

by Bankole A. Johnson

<p>The spectrum of addiction disorders presents practitioners with numerous challenges—among them the widening gap between a growing evidence base and the translation of this knowledge into treatment outcomes. Addiction Medicine addresses this ...

ISBN: 9781441903389

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Addressing the Sexual Rights of Older People

Theory, Policy and Practice

by Sharron Hinchliff & Catherine Barrett

<p>There is growing evidence that the sexual rights of older people are not being met. One reason, perhaps the main reason, relates to the way that old age is viewed. In many cultures, being old is associated with decline and disease, which ...

ISBN: 9781317280958

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Adolescent Pregnancy

Policy and Prevention Services, Second Edition

by Dr. Naomi Farber, Ph.D., MSW

<p>&quot;Adolescent pregnancy is an important public health issue and this valuable, well-referenced book covers the risk factors, child-family outcomes, and preventionÖ.This is a very useful book for social workers and other professionals as a ...

ISBN: 9780826125491

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Adolescent Substance Abuse

Evidence-Based Approaches to Prevention and Treatment

by Thomas P. Gullotta, Michelle Staton-Tindall & Carl Leukefeld

<p>Substance abuse is, and has always been, an indisputable fact of life. People – especially young people – abuse various legal and illegal substances for any number of reasons: to intensify feelings, to achieve deeper consciousness, to escape ...

ISBN: 9780387097329

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Adoption Beyond Borders

How International Adoption Benefits Children

by Rebecca J. Compton

<p>International adoptions have decreased dramatically in the last decade, despite robust evidence of the tremendous benefits that early placement in adoptive families can confer upon children who are not able to remain with birth families. ...

ISBN: 9780190247812

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Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men

A New Dimension in Family Diversity

by David M. Brodzinsky & Adam Pertman

<p>The practice of adoption has changed dramatically over the past half century, with profound implications for children and families. Perhaps the most remarkable and controversial transformation during this time has been the growing willingness

ISBN: 9780190295745

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Adoption in the Digital Age

Opportunities and Challenges for the 21st Century

by Julie Samuels

<p><em>Adoption in the Digital Age</em> explores the transformation of adoption due to social and digital media technologies. The most prolific of these changes can be seen within contact arrangements, particularly those that are not managed by ...

ISBN: 9783319704135

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Adult Day Services and Social Inclusion: Better Days

by Hunter, Susan

Placing adult day services within the whole spectrum of social provision, the contributors to this book explore their complementary role alongside field social work, health care, domiciliary services and supported accommodation. Professionals in

ISBN: 9781846422836

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Adult Drug and Alcohol Problems, Children's Needs, Second Edition

An Interdisciplinary Training Resource for Professionals - with Practice and Assessment Tools, Exercises and Pro Formas

by Joy Barlow, Di Hart & Jane Powell

<p>Parental drug use can cause serious harm to children. Adult Drug and Alcohol Problems, Children's Needs supports practitioners in their work with families where parental drug use leads to concerns about children's welfare.</p> <p>The ...

ISBN: 9781909391291

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Advanced Generalist Social Work Practice

by David S. Derezotes

<p>This book describes an advanced generalist approach to direct social work practice with individuals, couples, families, and groups. Intervention paradigms that include psychodynamic, cognitive/behavioral/communications, ...

ISBN: 9781452235707

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Advances in Understanding Advocacy and Improving Policy Practice Education

Recent applications of theory and evidence

by Richard Hoefer

<p>A perennial issue in social work is the lack of clear evidence showing how to be a successful advocate and how to create enthusiasm among students for policy practice. Researchers are now applying theory to understand better the topics of ...

ISBN: 9781317230311

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