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  1. Dictionary of Ethical and Legal Terms and Issues

    The Essential Guide for Mental Health Professionals

    By Len Sperry

    The professional practice of counseling and mental health can often be complex and litigious. While there are many professional ethics textbooks, there are few, if any, supporting resources to assist in mastering basic terminology, or to offer easy access to important legal opinions in everyday...

    Published November 15th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Research for the Psychotherapist

    From Science to Practice

    By Jay Lebow

    While empirical, scientific research has much to offer to the practice-oriented therapist in training, it is often difficult to effectively engage the trainee, beginning practitioner, or graduate student in a subject area that can often glaze over the eyes of a reader focused on practical work.&...

    Published May 17th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Personality Development

    Edited by Daniel K. Mroczek, Todd D. Little

    This handbook is the first volume to provide a comprehensive look at personality development. It features a state-of-the-art examination of the field, an area that is enjoying a resurgence in popularity. Five major types of advances, all of which are represented in this volume, are the result of...

    Published April 26th 2006 by Psychology Press

  4. When Professionals Weep

    Emotional and Countertransference Responses in End-of-Life Care

    Edited by Renee S. Katz, Therese G. Johnson

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    Diverse leaders in the field of death, dying, and bereavement, address the issues surrounding the intersection of the personal and the professional in the unique context of end-of-life care. End-of-life care (EOL) is a specialized area of work that crosses a number of academic and professional...

    Published March 15th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Hospital Social Work

    The Interface of Medicine and Caring

    By Joan Beder

    Hospital Social Work introduces the reader to the world of medicine and social work as seen through the eyes of actual social workers. An essential reference for both students and professionals. Over 100 social workers in dozens of hospitals were interviewed to provide the reader with first-hand...

    Published January 20th 2006 by Routledge

  6. The Integration of Employee Assistance, Work/Life, and Wellness Services

    Edited by Mark Attridge, Patricia A. Herlihy, R Paul Maiden

    From their roots in the occupational alcohol programs in the 1940s, human services programs within organizations have grown exponentially. However, the seamless integration of each facet of those expanding programs into a cohesive whole has proven to be a major challenge. This book ...

    Published January 19th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Mapping Trauma and Its Wake

    Autobiographic Essays by Pioneer Trauma Scholars

    Edited by Charles R. Figley

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    Mapping Trauma and Its Wake is a compilation of autobiographic essays by seventeen of the field's pioneers, each of whom has been recognized for his or her contributions by the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Each author discusses how he or she first got interested in the field,...

    Published December 16th 2005 by Routledge

  8. The Client Who Changed Me

    Stories of Therapist Personal Transformation

    By Jeffrey A. Kottler, Ph. D., Jon Carlson, Psy.D., Ed.D.

    Although the impact that clients can have on therapists is well-known, most work on the subject consists of dire warnings: mental health professionals are taught early on to be on their guard for burnout, compassion fatigue, and countertransference. However, while these professional hazards are...

    Published August 15th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Bariatric Surgery

    A Guide for Mental Health Professionals

    Edited by James E. Mitchell, Martina de Zwaan

    This book provides mental health professionals with a basic overview of the types of procedures involved in bariatric surgery and the specific psychological impacts such operations can have on their patients. It also serves as a valuable resource to surgeons, nurses, doctors, and support staff...

    Published June 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of Forgiveness

    Edited by Everett L. Worthington, Jr.

    There is a need in both public and professional sectors for a deeper, and more complete understanding of forgiveness, as we are - in the author's own words - "on the threshold of an age of forgiveness and reconciliation." And yet despite continued interest and development in the field, researchers,...

    Published June 21st 2005 by Routledge