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  1. Human Services in the Network Society

    Edited by Neil Ballantyne, Walter La Mendola

    The Internet and the many applications it supports continue to transform and expand the ways in which it is possible to relate, communicate, collaborate, and perform human service work. In this book, human service researchers and practitioners explore major opportunities and challenges to well...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Grief, Loss and Bereavement

    Evidence and Practice for Health and Social Care Practitioners

    Edited by Peter Wimpenny, John Costello

    Dealing with the social experience of grief, loss and bereavement are challenging areas for everyone, including health and social care practitioners who are often well placed to offer help and support to the bereaved. This book draws together a comprehensive range of worldwide evidence for...

    Published September 1st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Generational Intelligence

    A Critical Approach to Age Relations

    By Simon Biggs, Ariela Lowenstein

    The question of communication and understanding between different generations is emerging as a key issue for the twenty-first century. The advent of ageing populations may lead to increased conflict or solidarity in society, and provokes a profound ambivalence both in public and in the private...

    Published April 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  4. Human Growth and Development

    An Introduction for Social Workers

    By John Sudbery

    Series: Student Social Work

    Social workers work with people at all stages of life, tackling a multitude of personal, social, health, welfare, legal and educational issues. As a result, all social work students need to understand human growth and development throughout the lifespan. This introductory text provides a knowledge...

    Published October 27th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Digital Welfare for the Third Age

    Health and social care informatics for older people

    Edited by Brian D. Loader, Michael Hardey, Leigh Keeble

    This book is about the ways digital technology can contribute to the welfare of older people. The Internet, mobile phones and other technologies have changed how we live and work. Such technologies also shape how services for older people are organised in ways that potentially place carers and...

    Published December 18th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Bereavement Narratives

    Continuing bonds in the twenty-first century

    By Christine Valentine

    Bereavement is often treated as a psychological condition of the individual with both healthy and pathological forms. However, this empirically-grounded study argues that this is not always the best or only way to help the bereaved. In a radical departure, it emphasises normality and social and...

    Published July 7th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Guide to Ministering to Alzheimer's Patients and Their Families

    By Pat Otwell

    Learn how to develop an effective Alzheimer’s ministry. The Guide to Ministering to Alzheimer's Patients and Their Families examines the importance of spirituality in dealing with the everyday challenges of this mysterious disease. Not a “how-to” manual with step-by-step instructions or tried and...

    Published May 18th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Gerontological Supervision

    A Social Work Perspective in Case Management and Direct Care

    By Ann Burack Weiss, Frances C. Brennan

    The growing population of aging Americans is bringing with it thousands of new workers into agencies serving the elderly each year. Now, the need for supervisors to administer and train staff in programs for older persons is increasing as well. This is a practical, "how-to" guide for the...

    Published April 14th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Abuse of Older Men

    By Jordan I. Kosberg

    Learn the causes of—and consequences from—elder abuse of men For the most part, often only women are considered the victims of elder abuse. However, men are also subject to this disturbing social problem. Abuse of Older Men examines the diverse aspects of this surprisingly widespread...

    Published April 14th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Outdoor Environments for People with Dementia

    Edited by Susan Rodiek, Benyamin Schwarz

    Learn how gardens and parks can be beneficial to residents Mounting evidence reveals that nature and outdoor environments provide individuals with dementia greater enjoyment in life, lower stress levels, and positive changes to physical well-being. Outdoor Environments for People with Dementia...

    Published March 26th 2008 by Routledge