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  1. Grief and the Expressive Arts

    Practices for Creating Meaning

    Edited by Barbara E. Thompson, Robert A. Neimeyer

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    The use of the arts in psychotherapy is a burgeoning area of interest, particularly in the field of bereavement, where it is a staple intervention in hospice programs, children’s grief camps, specialized programs for trauma or combat exposure, work with bereaved parents, widowed elders or suicide...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Principles of Counseling and Psychotherapy

    Learning the Essential Domains and Nonlinear Thinking of Master Practitioners, 2nd Edition

    By Gerald J. Mozdzierz, Paul R. Peluso, Joseph Lisiecki

    Research has shown that the most effective way to prepare students for practice with real clients is to learn to think in a new way rather than simply learning and using a set of steps. While there is much to be learned from what master practitioners do in their sessions, there is even more...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Empowering the Children’s and Young People’s Workforce

    Practice based knowledge, skills and understanding

    Edited by Simon Brownhill

    While the provision in Children’s and Young People’s Services endures much change and turbulence, the calling for well qualified and critically reflective practitioners remains ever present. This innovative and accessible core textbook explores the key themes, ideas, concepts and topics that are...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. An Introduction to Using Theory in Social Work Practice

    By James A. Forte

    An Introduction to Using Theory in Social Work Practice equips the reader to use fourteen key social work theories to guide each phase of the planned change process, from engagement through to evaluation. Suitable for a generalist approach, this book illustrates the value of applying theory to...

    Published January 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Social Work Practice for Promoting Health and Wellbeing

    Critical Issues

    Edited by Liz Beddoe, Jane Maidment

    Promoting health and wellbeing is an essential part of all effective social work – not just for practice in healthcare settings. In fact, the IFSW holds that ‘social workers in all settings are engaged in health work’ and physical and mental resilience can make a major difference to all service...

    Published December 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Practice of Generalist Social Work

    3rd Edition

    By Julie Birkenmaier, Marla Berg-Weger, Martha P. Dewees

    Series: New Directions in Social Work

    The new edition of The Practice of Generalist Social Work teaches and helps students apply the skills for micro, macro, and mezzo practice. The third edition contains over 80 pages of new content, including many skill-based guides to subjects such as cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Health Care Policy and Practice

    A Biopsychosocial Perspective, 4th Edition

    By Cynthia Moniz, Stephen Gorin

    In Health Care Policy and Practice: A Biopsychosocial Perspective, Moniz and Gorin have updated their text to incorporate health care reform. The authors have also restructured the book to guide students through the development of the American health care system: what it is, what the policies are,...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Spiritual Art and Art Education

    By Janis Lander

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    This book is a study of contemporary spirituality as it is practiced in the world today, characterized by its secular and inclusive nature, and applied to art and art education. It identifies the issues facing a formal introduction of contemporary spiritual concepts into a secular and multicultural...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Children, Spirituality, Loss and Recovery

    Edited by Joyce E. Bellous

    The book demonstrates the hopeful stance the young take in response to ordinary suffering and significant trauma when adults talk with them about their losses. Its underlying themes convey the truth that loss and recovery are normal in the process of growing to maturity. It examines the strength of...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. New Horizons for Policy Practice

    By Richard Hoefer

    This book provides fresh perspectives on the state of policy practice. Leading scholars explore such vital conceptual topics such as how to impact social justice, what the strengths-based perspective means to policy practitioners and how to bridge the all-too common gap between community organizing...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge