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  1. Author of the Month September 2014 - Sue Gerhardt

    Sue Gerhardt, author of Why Love Matters, is the Routledge Mental Health Author of the Month for September 2014!

    Why Love Matters explains why loving relationships are essential to brain development in the early years, and how these early interactions can have lasting consequences for future emotional and physical health. This second edition follows on from the success of the first, updating the scientific research, covering recent findings in genetics and the mind/body connection, and including a new chapter highlighting our growing understanding of the part also played by pregnancy in shaping a baby’s future emotional and physical well-being.

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

    Listen to the insightful podcast with John Coleman, a trained psychologist and renowned youth advocate, where he discusses his new book, Why Won't My Teenager Talk to Me?


     

  3. Announcing Routledge Handbooks Online!

    Routledge Handbooks Online brings together Routledge Handbooks, Companions, and Worlds content into one brand new, innovative digital platform.

    Routledge Handbooks Online is fully searchable and truly interdisciplinary.

    Free trials of Routledge Handbooks Online are available to qualifying institutions. Ask your librarian to sign up for a free trial today! Click here for information on how to sign up for a free trial.

  4. Youth Work: Preparation for Practice

    Professional practice is at the heart of youth work training but integrating the theory learned in class with the reality of placements can sometimes require extra support. This comprehensive textbook is designed to help students working with young people become competent and ethical practitioners, able to reflect on their learning and interventions in young people’s lives.

  5. World Breastfeeding Week

    To celebrate World Breastfeeding Week 2014 (1st-7th August) we have compiled a collection of relevant books that we've made FREE-TO-VIEW, put together a selection of quotes from world leading authors and listed over journal articles that you can download free.

  6. New in The Routledge Series on Counseling and Psychotherapy with Boys and Men

    Interest in the psychological make-up of males now permeates our society, represented by mental health professionals, social scientists, community volunteers, teachers, ministers and parents who want to help boys and men to lead more fulfilling lives. The purpose of The Routledge Series on Counseling and Psychotherapy with Boys and Men is to respond to this demand by fostering the development of specialized books on the clinical process of helping boys and men in counseling and psychotherapy.  

  7. Free Access – Promoting Social and Economic Equality: Responses from Social Work and Social Develo

    Read a collection of over 100 articles on Promoting Social and Economic Equality for free until 31 August 2014.

  8. New - Social Work Practice in Pediatric Palliative and End-of-Life Care

    An essential and emerging practice, pediatric palliative care seeks to prevent and relieve suffering for children with life-threatening conditions. This collection provides a succinct and accessible resource concerning practicing in different pediatric palliative care settings – primarily on collaborative teams, ICU, and hospice. It also offers research related to the role that social workers can play in caregiver support, bereavement support, and stillbirth grief and support. This book was originally published as a special issue of the Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care.

  9. New: Encyclopedia of Human Service

    "Can studying for a credentialing exam be entertaining? In the case of Dr. Rosenthal’s latest book, the answer is a definite YES. Rosenthal’s approach will not only help human services workers pass the exam; it will also help them cultivate the knowledge and judgment for long-term success in their field. My summary of the Encyclopedia of Human Services: Fun, useful, and effective!" —Meg Selig, LPC, NCC, author of Changepower! 37 Secrets to Habit Change Success and blogger at psychologytoday.com 

  10. New! Adolescent Violence in the Home

    "Adolescent Violence in the Home provides a compelling and comprehensive overview of the challenges inherent in addressing abuse by youth. Based on decades of hands-on, extraordinary work, Routt and Anderson offer specific intervention models proven to be highly effective. This enormously rich book will guide families and practitioners who seek to understand and help troubled, violent youth." —Sarah Buel, clinical professor of law at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and domestic violence survivor 

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