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  1. HIV and Social Work

    A Practitioner's Guide

    By R Dennis Shelby, David M Aronstein, Bruce J Thompson

    As HIV/AIDS continue to plague societies around the world, more and more social workers encounter HIV-infected individuals and their families and friends who are searching for help and support. In HIV and Social Work: A Practitioner's Guide, experienced social workers share their practice wisdom,...

    Published February 28th 1998 by Routledge

  2. Wednesday's Child

    Research into Women's Experience of Neglect and Abuse in Childhood and Adult Depression

    By Antonia Bifulco, Patricia Moran

    As many as one in four women have suffered severe neglect or abuse in childhood. This doubles the likelihood of their suffering clinical depression in adult life. Based on twenty years of systematic research,Wednesday's Child examines why neglect and abuse occur and demonstrates how such negative...

    Published February 4th 1998 by Routledge

  3. Embodying the Social

    Constructions of Difference

    Edited by Esther Saraga

    Series: Social Policy: Welfare, Power and Diversity

    This book opens the series with a consideration of the social construction of social difference. Taking the body as the point of departure, it deals with the processes through which social problems and social inequalities are constructed. In particular, it examines the shifting ways in which our...

    Published February 4th 1998 by Routledge

  4. Using Books in Clinical Social Work Practice

    A Guide to Bibliotherapy

    By Jean A Pardeck

    Using Books in Clinical Social Work Practice: A Guide to Bibliotherapy introduces clinical social workers and other helping professionals to bibliotherapy, an innovative approach to helping individuals deal with psychological, social, and developmental problems. Literally meaning “treatment...

    Published January 31st 1998 by Routledge

  5. School Experiences of Gay and Lesbian Youth

    The Invisible Minority

    By Mary B Harris

    School Experiences of Gay and Lesbian Youth: The Invisible Minority shows teachers, youth advocates, administrators, and academic researchers how to embrace the needs of sexual minority students. Through research and case studies, this book explains the ways in which schools are failing the...

    Published January 31st 1998 by Routledge

  6. Tales from Family Therapy

    Life-Changing Clinical Experiences

    By Thorana S Nelson, Terry S Trepper, Frank N Thomas

    You often see books on theoretical approaches and new interventions in therapy, but you rarely, if ever, find a book where therapists discuss their personal reactions to and views of the therapy they offer. In this amazing volume, Tales from Family Therapy: Life-Changing Clinical Experiences,...

    Published January 5th 1998 by Routledge

  7. Mental Health Practice in Geriatric Health Care Settings

    By T.L. Brink, Peter A Lichtenberg

    Mental Health Practice in Geriatric Health Care Settings emphasizes the major research and clinical findings realized in five years of research on mental health issues in older urban medical patients, many of whom represent minority groups. Chapters cover the high comorbidity of health and mental...

    Published December 28th 1997 by Routledge

  8. Human Services Integration

    By Michael J Austin

    Addressing the multiple meanings of service integration, Human Services Integration analyzes how motivations and expectations for social service integration differ significantly among different players in the service system. In a period of major budget cutbacks and welfare reform, however, it is...

    Published December 21st 1997 by Routledge

  9. Foundations of Social Work Practice with Lesbian and Gay Persons

    By Gerald P Mallon

    Focusing on the pragmatic aspects of social work with gay and lesbian persons, this book offers a knowledge base of practice that will better prepare students and practitioners for working more competently and effectively with lesbians and gay men. Written by scholars and practitioners in the...

    Published December 17th 1997 by Routledge

  10. Stepfamilies

    History, Research, and Policy

    By Marvin B Sussman

    Stepfamilies: History, Research, and Policy examines language use, laws, cultural stereotypes, media images, and social policies and practices to create an understanding of how predominant views about stepfamilies and stepfamily members are constructed within society. As the rates of divorce and...

    Published December 9th 1997 by Routledge