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  1. Trauma-Attachment Tangle

    NEW     Trauma-Attachment Tangle offers informative and inspiring clinical stories of children who have complex trauma and attachment issues from experiences such as adoption, hospitalization, or death of a parent. Some of these children display puzzling or extreme symptoms like prolonged tantrums, self-hatred, attacking their parents or being fearful of common things like lights, solid foods or clothing.
     

  2. New - The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States

    In the United States, the causes and even the meanings of poverty are disconnected from the causes and meanings of global poverty. The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States provides an authoritative overview of the relationship of poverty with the rise of neoliberal capitalism in the context of globalization.

    Key issues examined by the international selection of leading scholars in this volume include income distribution, employment, health, hunger, housing and urbanization. With parts focusing on the lived experience of the poor, social justice and human rights frameworks – as opposed to welfare rights models – and the role of helping professions such as social work, health and education, this comprehensive handbook is a vital reference for anyone working with those in poverty, whether directly or at a macro level.
     

  3. New in Paperback - Health and Social Care Titles

    New in Paperback - Health and Social Care Titles

    Routledge Health and Social Care is pleased to offer new, affordable paperback versions of key classic texts.

    You can 'search inside' many of our books online, allowing you to browse through sample chapters before deciding to purchase or recommend a book. A few highlights are featured below.

    You can find more details of these books and many more at www.routledge.com/health/ where you can also see our latest news and sign up to join our mailing list.

  4. Health Care Policy and Practice

    A Biopsychosocial Perspective, 4th Edition
    By Cynthia Moniz and 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, and how students can influence them... Read more...
     

  5. New - Domestic Violence in Diverse Contexts

    Concentrating on the various forms of domestic abuse and its occurrence and manifestations within different contexts, this book argues that gender is centrally implicated in the unique factors that shape violence across all these areas. Exploring how domestic violence across varying contexts impacts on different women’s experiences and understandings of abuse, this innovative work draws on post-structural feminist theory and how these ideas view, and potentially allow, gendered explanations of domestic violence. Domestic Violence in Diverse Contexts is suitable for academics and researchers interested in issues around violence and gender.

  6. Author of the Month November 2014: Lisa Ferentz

    Lisa Ferentz, author of the recently published Letting Go of Self-Destructive Behaviors and Treating Self-Destructive Behaviors in Trauma Survivors, is the Routledge Mental Health Author of the Month for Novemberer 2014. Ferentz is the president and founder of The Institute for Advanced Psychotherapy Training and Education, which provides continuing education to mental health professionals.

  7. Interview with John Coleman: Why Won’t My Teenager Talk to Me?

    Watch the latest Routledge Books video on YouTube or listen to the interview with John Coleman, a trained psychologist and renowned youth advocate, and hear him discuss his new book, Why Won't My Teenager Talk to Me?

    "Dr Coleman’s down-to-earth and highly accessible book is full of common sense and draws directly on a wide range of extremely helpful anecdotes from teenagers and parents with a variety of familiar experiences. Why Won’t My Teenager Talk to Me? will be a valuable aid to any adult who simply wants to do a good job with their teenage daughter or son" - Peter Norman, Headteacher, Waddesdon Church of England School, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, UK



     

  8. Working with Children and Youth with Complex Needs

    NEW Working with Children and Youth with Complex Needs provides a detailed description of techniques and rich stories of how social workers, psychologists, counselors, and child and youth care workers can help young people become more resilient. With ample case studies and fascinating explanations of research, Dr. Ungar shows why we need to work just as hard changing the environments that surround children as we do changing children themselves.  

  9. Substance Abuse and the Family

    Just Published  Substance Abuse and the Family demonstrates what it means to view addiction through a systems lens by considering biology and genetics, family relationships, and larger systems. Throughout the text, Michael D. Reiter shows how to examine a person’s predilection to become addicted, his or her social environment around substance use, the functionality of his or her family, and various treatment options.

  10. People Under Three, 3rd Edition

    Thoroughly updated to take account of key policy and practice changes in childcare provision, this landmark text translates child development theory and research into everyday practice.

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