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  1. Dissociation in Traumatized Children and Adolescents

    NEW  Dissociation in Traumatized Children and Adolescents presents a series of unique and compelling case studies written by some of the foremost international experts in the study of dissociation in young people.

  2. New! Social Rights and Human Welfare

    An essential introduction to rights-based approaches in social policy, this text critically explores how social rights underpin human wellbeing. Social Rights and Human Welfare discusses social rights as rights of citizenship in developed welfare states and as an essential component within the international human rights and human development agenda. It provides a valuable introduction for students and researchers in social policy and related applied social science, public policy, sociology, socio-legal studies and social development fields. Read more...

  3. Rediscover tandfebooks.com - have you heard what’s new?

    With over 50,000 eBooks across the humanities, social sciences and education, Taylor & Francis eBooks provides direct access to a wealth of quality academic content for research and study.

    New for 2015! All titles purchased by your institution from March 1st 2015 will be DRM-free, meaning that you can access, print, and copy and paste without any restrictions at all. In addition, new powerful filtered search enables you to effortlessly reach the most relevant content. To celebrate these updates, we have made five titles in your area free to view on Taylor & Francis eBooks until the end of April – why not take a look? Rediscover how tandfebooks can help you.

  4. Free Access in Honor of World Social Work Day 2015

    In honor of World Social Work Day 2015 Routledge journals have made over 60 articles on the theme of Promoting the Dignity and Worth of Peoples free to read online...

  5. Grief and Trauma in Children

    NEW   Grief and Trauma in Children provides easy-to-implement, ready-to-use therapy materials to help busy practitioners use grief and trauma interventions in real-world settings. 

  6. Handbook of Anger Management and Domestic Violence Offender Treatment, 2nd Edition

    Just Published   Ronald T. Potter-Efron consciously connects anger management and domestic violence, two long separated fields, and addresses treatment options and intervention methods that meet the needs of individual clients, couples, families, and groups. Therapists, counselors, social workers, and other treatment specialists will find this book a useful overview and reference for anger and anger management techniques as well as domestic violence approaches.
     

  7. Understanding and Treating Chronic Shame

    NEW  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. She looks behind the myriad symptoms of shame to its relational essence. As DeYoung describes how chronic shame is wired into the brain and developed in personality, she clarifies complex concepts and makes them available for everyday therapy practice.

  8. Vicarious Trauma and Disaster Mental Health

    NEW  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 imperative. This book explores vicarious traumatization in mental health providers who respond to massive disasters by choice or by circumstance.

  9. Essential Business Skills for Social Work Managers

    Tools for Optimizing Programs and Organizations
    By Andrew J. Germak

    Many social workers find themselves in management positions within a few years of graduating from MSW programs. Most of these jobs are in nonprofit human service organizations in which, increasingly, business acumen is necessary to maintain grants and donations, start new programs, market services to clients, supervise the finance function, and understand the external environment... Read more... 

  10. Relational Theory for Clinical Practice, 2nd Edition

    Relational Theory for Clinical Practice offers students and practitioners a conceptual framework for thinking relationally about social work with clients within a biological, psychological, and socio-cultural framework.

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