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New and Published Books

  1. Compassionate Communities

    Case Studies from Britain and Europe

    Edited by Klaus Wegleitner, Katharina Heimerl, Allan Kellehear

    Series: Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

    Compassionate communities are communities that provide assistance for those in need of end of life care, separate from any official heath service provision that may already be available within the community. This idea was developed in 2005 in Allan Kellehear’s seminal volume- Compassionate...

    Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Innovative Measurement and Evaluation of Community Development Practices

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Jane Leonard, Mary Emery

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    Finding innovative and useful measurement practices for community development projects is gaining in importance as policymakers increase the demands for accountability. This book examines some of the latest efforts to document the effectiveness of local development efforts. The types of...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Attachment-Focused Trauma Treatment for Children and Adolescents

    Phase-Oriented Strategies for Addressing Complex Trauma Disorders

    By Niki Gomez-Perales

    Attachment-Focused Trauma Treatment for Children and Adolescents brings together two powerful treatment directions that exponentially expand the knowledge and skills available to child and adolescent trauma therapists. TThe book provides theoretical knowledge, clinical approaches, and specific,...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Aging in Place

    The Role of Housing and Social Supports

    By Leon A Pastalan

    In this highly practical volume, the contributing authors explore some of the dimensions associated with aging in place. There are increasing numbers of older Americans who are faced with fundamental changes in their economic circumstances, health, and marital status which have an impact on their...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Mindfulness-Based Substance Abuse Treatment for Adolescents

    A 12-Session Curriculum

    By Sam Himelstein, Stephen Saul

    Mindfulness-Based Substance Abuse Treatment for Adolescents is a group-based curriculum incorporating mindfulness, self-awareness, and substance-abuse treatment strategies for use with adolescents dealing with substance use. The evidence-based, how-to format provides a curriculum for professionals...

    Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. From Pregnancy to Motherhood

    Psychoanalytic aspects of the beginning of the mother-child relationship

    Edited by Gina Ferrara Mori

    From Pregnancy to Motherhood: Psychoanalytic aspects of the beginning of the mother-child relationship explores the mental states associated with pregnancy, birth and the early days of motherhood from a psychoanalytic perspective. Drawing on clinical research findings and the infant observation...

    Published June 16th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Vital Memory and Affect

    Living with a difficult past

    By Steven Brown, Paula Reavey

    Vital Memory and Affect takes as its subject the autobiographical memories of ‘vulnerable’ groups, including survivors of child sexual abuse, adopted children and their families, forensic mental health service users, and elderly persons in care home settings. In particular the focus is on a...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Prostitution in the Community

    Attitudes, Action and Resistance

    By Sarah Kingston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    Prostitution often causes significant anxiety for communities. These communities have been known to campaign against its presence in ‘their’ neighbourhoods, seeking the removal of street sex workers and their male clients. Although research and literature has begun to explore prostitution from the...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Understanding Penal Practice

    Edited by Ioan Durnescu, Fergus McNeill

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Criminological and penological scholarship has in recent years explored how and why institutions and systems of punishment change – and how and why these changes differ in different contexts. Important though these analyses are, this book focuses not so much on the changing nature of institutions...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Developmental Disabilities

    A Handbook for Occupational Therapists

    By David A Ethridge, Jerry A Johnson

    This significant volume provides broad coverage of the spectrum of problems confronted by patients with developmental disabilities and the many kinds of occupational therapy services these individuals need. Experts identify exemplary institutional and community service programs for treating...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge