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Articles, News, Promotions and Updates from Routledge and the Taylor & Francis Group.

Recent Articles

  1. Working with Children and Youth with Complex Needs

    NEW Working with Children and Youth with Complex Needs provides a detailed description of techniques and rich stories of how social workers, psychologists, counselors, and child and youth care workers can help young people become more resilient. With ample case studies and fascinating explanations of research, Dr. Ungar shows why we need to work just as hard changing the environments that surround children as we do changing children themselves.  

  2. Substance Abuse and the Family

    Just Published  Substance Abuse and the Family demonstrates what it means to view addiction through a systems lens by considering biology and genetics, family relationships, and larger systems. Throughout the text, Michael D. Reiter shows how to examine a person’s predilection to become addicted, his or her social environment around substance use, the functionality of his or her family, and various treatment options.

  3. People Under Three, 3rd Edition

    Thoroughly updated to take account of key policy and practice changes in childcare provision, this landmark text translates child development theory and research into everyday practice.

  4. Author of the Month September 2014 - Sue Gerhardt

    Sue Gerhardt, author of Why Love Matters, is the Routledge Mental Health Author of the Month for September 2014!

    Why Love Matters explains why loving relationships are essential to brain development in the early years, and how these early interactions can have lasting consequences for future emotional and physical health. This second edition follows on from the success of the first, updating the scientific research, covering recent findings in genetics and the mind/body connection, and including a new chapter highlighting our growing understanding of the part also played by pregnancy in shaping a baby’s future emotional and physical well-being.

  5. Youth Work: Preparation for Practice

    Professional practice is at the heart of youth work training but integrating the theory learned in class with the reality of placements can sometimes require extra support. This comprehensive textbook is designed to help students working with young people become competent and ethical practitioners, able to reflect on their learning and interventions in young people’s lives.

  6. New in The Routledge Series on Counseling and Psychotherapy with Boys and Men

    Interest in the psychological make-up of males now permeates our society, represented by mental health professionals, social scientists, community volunteers, teachers, ministers and parents who want to help boys and men to lead more fulfilling lives. The purpose of The Routledge Series on Counseling and Psychotherapy with Boys and Men is to respond to this demand by fostering the development of specialized books on the clinical process of helping boys and men in counseling and psychotherapy.  

  7. Free Access – Promoting Social and Economic Equality: Responses from Social Work and Social Develo

    Read a collection of over 100 articles on Promoting Social and Economic Equality for free until 31 August 2014.

  8. New - Social Work Practice in Pediatric Palliative and End-of-Life Care

    An essential and emerging practice, pediatric palliative care seeks to prevent and relieve suffering for children with life-threatening conditions. This collection provides a succinct and accessible resource concerning practicing in different pediatric palliative care settings – primarily on collaborative teams, ICU, and hospice. It also offers research related to the role that social workers can play in caregiver support, bereavement support, and stillbirth grief and support. This book was originally published as a special issue of the Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care.

  9. New: Encyclopedia of Human Service

    "Can studying for a credentialing exam be entertaining? In the case of Dr. Rosenthal’s latest book, the answer is a definite YES. Rosenthal’s approach will not only help human services workers pass the exam; it will also help them cultivate the knowledge and judgment for long-term success in their field. My summary of the Encyclopedia of Human Services: Fun, useful, and effective!" —Meg Selig, LPC, NCC, author of Changepower! 37 Secrets to Habit Change Success and blogger at psychologytoday.com 

  10. New! Adolescent Violence in the Home

    "Adolescent Violence in the Home provides a compelling and comprehensive overview of the challenges inherent in addressing abuse by youth. Based on decades of hands-on, extraordinary work, Routt and Anderson offer specific intervention models proven to be highly effective. This enormously rich book will guide families and practitioners who seek to understand and help troubled, violent youth." —Sarah Buel, clinical professor of law at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and domestic violence survivor 

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