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  1. Essential Business Skills for Social Work Managers

    Tools for Optimizing Programs and Organizations

    By Andrew J. Germak

    Many social workers find themselves in management positions within a few years of graduating from MSW programs. Most of these jobs are in nonprofit human service organizations in which, increasingly, business acumen is necessary to maintain grants and donations, start new programs, market services...

    Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. For the Common Good

    Essays of Harold Lewis

    Edited by Michael Reisch

    For the Common Good is an anthology of selected essays by Dr. Harold Lewis, one of the intellectual leaders of the social work profession. Social work literature often reflects powerful ahistorical tendencies which, in recent years, have produced analyses of social issues that lack awareness of...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Identity Unknown

    How acute brain disease can destroy knowledge of oneself and others

    By Barbara Wilson, Claire Robertson, Joe Mole

    Series: After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

    Imagine being unable to recognise your spouse, your children, or even yourself when you look in the mirror, despite having good eyesight and being able to read well and name objects. This is a condition which, in rare cases, some brain injury survivors experience every day. Identity Unknown gives...

    Published October 20th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Working with Children and Youth with Complex Needs

    20 Skills to Build Resilience

    By Michael Ungar

    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...

    Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. People Under Three

    Play, work and learning in a childcare setting, 3rd Edition

    By Sonia Jackson, Ruth Forbes

    Services for young children have gone through a period of rapid transformation in recent years, which have been paralleled by great advances in our knowledge of early child development. However, care and education in the first three years of life continues to be a neglected area. Thoroughly updated...

    Published October 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Contemporary Clinical Practice with Asian Immigrants

    A Relational Framework with Culturally Responsive Approaches

    By Irene Chung, Tazuko Shibusawa

    Published September 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Surviving Family Care Giving

    Co-ordinating effective care through collaborative communication

    By Gráinne Smith

    Surviving Family Care Giving: Co-ordinating effective care through collaborative communication is a practical book for family and other home carers in a variety of situations. Gráinne Smith shows how to provide the most effective coordinated care possible through constructive communication and...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Domestic Violence in Diverse Contexts

    A Re-examination of Gender

    By Sarah Wendt, Lana Zannettino

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Overwhelmingly, it is women who are the victims of domestic violence and this book puts women’s experiences of domestic violence at its centre, whilst acknowledging their many diverse and complex identities. Concentrating on the various forms of domestic abuse and its occurrence and manifestations...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Negotiating Well-being in Central Asia

    Edited by David W. Montgomery

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    Much scholarship of any region focuses on the perceived problems that hold back a population. Central Asia is no exception, as it is a region with political, economic, and environmental problems that seem to keep Central Asians from a "better" future. Alongside all the struggles of life, however,...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Letting Go of Self-Destructive Behaviors

    A Workbook of Hope and Healing

    By Lisa Ferentz

    Letting Go of Self-Destructive Behaviors offers inspiring, hopeful, creative resources for the millions of male and female adolescents and adults who struggle with eating disorders, addictions, any form of self-mutilation. It is also a workbook for the clinicians who treat them. Using journaling...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge