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  1. Facilitating Challenging Groups

    Leaderless, Open, and Single Session Groups

    By Nina W. Brown

    Groups— like the people in them—come in all forms, and often they don’t fit a standard mold. Single-session, leaderless, and open groups are three of the most common kinds of nonstandard groups, but participants and facilitators of these kinds of groups have few, if any, resources at their disposal...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Progressive Community Organizing

    Reflective Practice in a Globalizing World, 2nd Edition

    By Loretta Pyles

    The second edition of Progressive Community Organizing offers a concise intellectual history of community organizing and social movements while also providing practical tools geared toward practitioner skill building. Drawing from social-constructionist, feminist and critical traditions,...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Practising Social Inclusion

    Edited by Ann Taket, Beth R. Crisp, Melissa Graham, Lisa Hanna, Sophie Goldingay, Linda Wilson

    Practising Social Inclusion presents what we know about what works, and why, in promoting social inclusion and practising in a socially inclusive way. Contributing to the growing debates on social inclusion, this book moves beyond discussion of who it is that is socially excluded and the processes...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Involving Children and Young People in Health and Social Care Research

    Edited by Jennie Fleming, Thilo Boeck

    Lead by both children’s rights perspectives and methodological arguments there is an increasing emphasis on children and young people’s participation in health and social care research by researchers, policy makers and funding bodies – with many now considering the active involvement of children...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Collective Learning for Transformational Change

    A Guide to Collaborative Action

    By Valerie A. Brown, Judith A. Lambert

    This step by step guide is for those seeking to undertake a transformational change process based on strong collaboration among diverse interests. Guiding transformational change goes beyond small changes to an existing system. It leads to lasting change in the system itself. The collective...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Theory, Practice, and Community Development

    Edited by Mark Brennan, Jeffrey Birdger, Theodore R. Alter

    Series: Community Development Research and Practice Series

    For many scholars, the study of community and community development is at a crossroads. Previously dynamic theories appear not to have kept pace with the major social changes of our day. Given our constantly shifting social reality we need new ideas and research that pushes the boundaries of...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Bilingual Counselor's Guide to Spanish

    Basic Vocabulary and Interventions for the Non-Spanish Speaker

    By Roberto Swazo

    Designed specifically with mental health professionals in mind, The Bilingual Counselor’s Guide to Spanish is perfect for counselors interested in expanding their client base and language skill set. Featuring terminology and cultural phrases specific to the mental health profession, this text...

    Published May 9th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Social Sustainability

    A Multilevel Approach to Social Inclusion

    Edited by Veronica Dujon, Jesse Dillard, Eileen M. Brennan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    How can we raise the standard of living of the world’s poor and maintain high levels of social health and well-being in the developed world, while simultaneously reducing the environmental damage wrought by human activity? The social dimension of sustainability is becoming recognized as a necessary...

    Published April 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Sport for Development

    What game are we playing?

    By Fred Coalter

    Sport is increasingly regarded as a powerful tool in international development. In this comprehensive introduction to the area of ‘sport-for-development’, leading researcher Fred Coalter critically evaluates the strengths and weaknesses and successes and failures of sport-for-development policies...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge

  10. From Trauma to Healing

    A Social Worker's Guide to Working with Survivors

    By Ann Goelitz, Abigail Stewart-Kahn

    From Trauma to Healing: A Social Worker’s Guide for Working With Survivors is the next significant publication on trauma in the field of social work. Since September 11 and Hurricane Katrina, social workers have come together increasingly to consider how traumatic events impact practice. From...

    Published February 22nd 2013 by Routledge