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  1. Abuse and Violence Towards Young Children

    Perspectives on Research and Policy

    Edited by Roy Evans

    Levels of violence, abuse and neglect in early childhood are reported internationally as having reached epidemic proportions. The prevalence of all forms of violence to children has been difficult to establish, particularly in low and middle income countries. However, even in countries with a high...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Cutting Down: A CBT workbook for treating young people who self-harm

    By Lucy Taylor, Mima Simic, Ulrike Schmidt

    A quarter of adolescents engage in some form of self-harm and even experienced therapists can find working with these young people difficult. Based on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), a highly effective method for working with emotional problems, Cutting Down offers a practical and accessible...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Social Rights and Human Welfare

    By Hartley Dean

    An essential introduction to rights-based approaches in social policy, this text critically explores how social rights underpin human wellbeing. It discusses social rights as rights of citizenship in developed welfare states and as an essential component within the international human rights and...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Supervision in Social Work

    Contemporary Issues

    Edited by Liz Beddoe, Jane Maidment

    Supervision is currently a "hot topic" in social work. The editors of this volume, both social work educators and researchers, believe that good supervision is fundamental to the development and maintenance of effective practice in social work. Supervision is seen as a key vehicle for continuing...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Finding Your Way with Your Baby

    The emotional life of parents and babies

    By Dilys Daws, Alexandra de Rementeria

    Finding Your Way with Your Baby explores the emotional experience of the baby in the first year, and that of the mother, father and other significant adults. It does so in a way that is deeply informed by psychoanalytic understandings, infant observation, developmental science and decades of...

    Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Social Basis of Community Care (Routledge Revivals)

    By Martin Bulmer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Care for the elderly, disabled and mentally-ill within and by the community forms a vital part of current social policy. Martin Bulmer argues that this policy is inadequately thought out and rests on a series of poorly founded sociological assumptions. As a result there is a vacuum at the heart of...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Vicarious Trauma and Disaster Mental Health

    Understanding Risks and Promoting Resilience

    Edited by Gertie Quitangon, Mark R. Evces

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    Vicarious Trauma and Disaster Mental Health focuses on the clinician and the impact of working with disaster survivors. Floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, mass shootings, terrorism and other large-scale catastrophic events have increased in the last decade and disaster resilience has become a national...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Understanding and Treating Chronic Shame

    A Relational/Neurobiological Approach

    By Patricia A. DeYoung

    Chronic shame is painful, corrosive, and elusive. It resists self-help and undermines even intensive psychoanalysis. Patricia A. DeYoung’s cutting-edge book gives chronic shame the serious attention it deserves, integrating new brain science with an inclusive tradition of relational psychotherapy....

    Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Aging

    The Role of Gerontological Social Work

    Edited by Noell L Rowan, Nancy L Giunta

    This edited collection emphasizes the role of social work practice and research related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) aging. It highlights LGBT aging from a gerontological social work perspective by incorporating key values of the profession such as cultural competence, dignity,...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. A Cognitive-Behavioural Approach to Clients' Problems (Psychology Revivals)

    By Michael J. Scott

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    The most useful therapy is one that can be applied to a wide range of client problems, is easy to learn, and produces lasting results following a brief intervention. The cognitive-behavioural approaches described in this volume probably come nearest to this ideal. Originally published in 1989, this...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge