Category: Social Welfare & Social Services

Elephant in the Living Room - Leader's Guide
Perfect for individual use or in group settings, professionals and other adult helpers will learn basic information in order to help children cope with an addicted parent or sibling. Professionals and other adult helpers will...

15.07.2015

BTEC Level 3 National Health and Social Care: Student Book 1
Resources designed to support learners of the 2010 BTEC Level 3 National Health and Social Care specification. Grading tips accompany each assessment activity to help students achieve their best. WorkSpace case studies...

28.12.2015

Comparing Welfare Capitalism : Social Policy and Political Economy in Europe, Japan and the USA
This book challenges the popular thesis of a downward trend in the viability of welfare states in competitive market economies.With approaches ranging from historical case studies to cross-national analyses, the contributors...

18.05.2013

100 Ideas to Market Your Childcare Business
100 Ideas You Don't Have to Think Up... Between staff calling in sick and balancing the bank account, you don't have time to sit around dreaming up new ideas to promote your program and increase enrollment. In this...

14.05.2013

Counseling Across Cultures
The book is edited by pioneers in the field who helped found the multicultural movement in the 1980s. A useful five-part, 24-chapter format provides balanced coverage. Broad coverage explores a wide range of topics, from...

11.01.2018

Routines-based Early Intervention : Supporting Young Children and Their Families
A proven model for family-centered intervention in natural environments, routines-based intervention is the approach thousands of professionals trust to improve the lives of young children and families. Now there's a...

05.07.2016

Introduction to Human Services : Through the Eyes of Practice Settings
Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134290224. NOTE: Used books, rentals, and...

05.11.2011

Developing a Coaching Business
"This 'little black book' is a practical book which all coaches should read before they decide to enter the business world of coaching. It is an easy read that is packed with a number of useful tips and practical...

06.10.2015

International Handbook on Public-Private Partnerships
Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) promise much and present an exciting policy option. Yet as this Handbook reveals there is still much debate about the meaning of partnership, and the degree to which potential advantages are in...

25.07.2016

Proposal Writing : Effective Grantsmanship
Throughout this book, readers are presented with agency/organizational analyses using a conceptual framework that is tied to a theoretical perspective about the desired outcomes. This framework provides the coherence for the...

23.04.2015

Careers in Social and Rehabilitation Services
Give your future some positive therapy and enjoy a successful career Careers that involve helping people are tremendously rewarding; they also offer diverse opportunities. In order to decide what job route is best for you, you...

24.11.2011

Social Welfare : Politics and Public Policy
Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134057260.Acknowledged as the most comprehensive,...

09.05.2013

Cognitive Therapy in a Nutshell
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in a Nutshell - Second Edition is a concise introduction to one of the most widely-practised approaches to counselling and psychotherapy.Leading authors, Michael Neenan and Windy Dryden, explain...

01.11.2014

Evaluating Reforms of Local Public and Social Services in Europe : More Evidence for Better Results
This book explains the increasing demand for evaluation as a result of the increasing frequency of reforms to local services, influenced by the New Public Management doctrine, the severe austerity policy in many European...

28.01.2016

Community Health Centers : A Movement and the People Who Made it Happen
America has set ambitious goals for improving health, but they are doomed to failure unless we address persistent and in some cases widening disparities by income and race. This book tells the story of one groundbreaking...

13.05.2015

Guiding the Family : Practical Counselling Techniques
First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

30.10.2014

Activities for Adults with Learning Disabilities : Having Fun, Meeting Needs
This valuable resource for people working with adults with learning disabilities provides over 60 sessions of fun and engaging activities that aim to entertain and stimulate the minds of people with learning disabilities.The...

27.03.2016

The Emergence of Social Enterprise
What are the characteristics of social enterprises? What are the future prospects for social enterprises? What do social enterprises contribute? Analyzing social enterprises in fifteen different countries, The Emergence of...

15.09.2013

Blobtastic Sticker Book
Includes 1,800 colourful stickers. Suitable for children, this sticker book is made up of six different designs of blob characters.

19.04.2016

Human Services in Contemporary America
Reflecting the latest policy and practice changes, HUMAN SERVICES IN CONTEMPORARY AMERICA, 9th Edition uses a unique multidisciplinary approach to deliver a comprehensive overview of the helping field, its available programs,...

17.07.2013

The short guide to social policy
This fully updated edition of an essential introductory text offers a concise guide to the key structures and concepts in social policy. Designed to work in partnership with unique, innovative digital content that adds depth and...

08.10.2017

Social Insurance : America's Neglected Heritage and Contested Future
What has America done to protect its citizens and workers should any of these threats materialize? What more might it do? What might it learn from the experience of other nations? How do the answers the nation has given affect...

06.07.2014

Occupational Therapy in Australia : Professional and Practice Issues
This ground-breaking text provides a comprehensive guide to occupational therapy in Australia, from its role in the healthcare system to the scope and nature of its practice. The authors begin with an overview of the history of...

24.10.2016

Drogentests in Deutschland : Eine Qualitative Studie
Das Buch nimmt eine qualitative Bestandsaufnahme von Drogentestanwendungen in Deutschland vor und fragt dabei nach ihren Kontexten, ihrer Durchfuhrung und ihren Folgen. Von besonderem Interesse ist dabei die Frage nach den...

22.05.2013

Annual Editions: Global Issues, 32/E
The Annual Editions series is designed to provide convenient inexpensive access to a wide range of current articles from some of the most respected magazines, newspapers and journals published today. Annual Editions are updated...

18.10.2014

Quality Matters in Children's Services : Messages from Research
Quality Matters in Children's Services brings together authoritative research to explore critical concerns for those working with vulnerable children, young people and their families. Subjects covered include reunification,...

09.11.2017

BTEC Level 3 National Health and Social Care Study Guide
Study Skills Guide Your study Skills Guide is designed to help you develop the skills you need to successfully complete your BTEC National course. It will help you to:Understand the best way for you to learn Cope with...

08.02.2017

Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction
Lie detection, offender profiling, jury selection, insanity in the law, predicting the risk of re-offending , the minds of serial killers and many other topics that fill news and fiction are all aspects of the rapidly developing...

09.10.2013

Conform : Exposing the Truth about Common Core and Public Education
#1 bestselling author and popular radio and television host Glenn Beck considers the hot-button issue of education in the US, exposing the weaknesses of the Common Core school curriculum and examining why liberal solutions fail....

19.11.2016

New Private Sector Providers in the Welfare State
This book provides a study of the rise of private sector providers in the welfare state. It compares for-profit firms as providers of hospital services and pensions and investigates the new private actors in social policy...

29.11.2014

Veterans Benefits For Dummies
Saving veterans and their families from months of phone calls and internet searches, Veterans Benefits For Dummies outlines the various programs that the VA and other government agencies have in place as well as the procedures...

04.06.2015

Nursing with a Message : Public Health Demonstration Projects in New York City
Mandated by the Affordable Care Act, public health demonstration projects have been touted as an innovative solution to the nation's health care crisis. Yet, such projects actually have a long but little-known history,...

24.03.2012

BTEC First Health and Social Care Level 2 Assessment Guide: Unit 1 Human Lifespan Development & Unit 2 Health and Social Care Values
Take the guesswork out of BTEC assessment with sample student work and assessor feedback for all pass, merit and distinction criteria. By focusing on assessment this compact guide leads students through each pass, merit and...

30.09.2015

Walking This Path Together : Anti-Racist and Anti-Oppressive Child Welfare Practice, 2nd Edition
Walking This Path Together is an edited collection devoted to improving the lives of children and families that come to the attention of child welfare authorities by demonstrating and advocating for socially just child welfare...

04.02.2016

Cultivating Professional Resilience in Direct Practice : A Guide for Human Service Professionals
Overwhelming empirical evidence indicates that new social workers, particularly those going into child welfare or other trauma-related care, will discover emotional challenges including the indirect or secondary effects of the...

13.02.2012

Social Policy 2E
How do human societies provide for the wellbeing of their members? How far can we organise the ways in which we care for and about each other? And who should take responsibility for providing the support we all need? These are...

23.01.2016

Social Entrepreneurship : An Evidence-based Approach to Creating Social Value
Social entrepreneurship explained Social entrepreneurship is a hot topic in public and non-profit management. Organizations everywhere are looking for innovative ways to respond to financial, social, and regulatory pressures....

03.08.2015

Becoming a Multiculturally Competent Counselor
Organized around the latest CACREP Standards, this timely book covers the core concepts, theories, and skills of multicultural and social justice counseling. With a focus on helping readers develop their multicultural...

08.12.2016

Patas Arriba La Escuela del Mundo Al Reves

30.04.2016

Moving from Residential Institutions to Community-Based Social Services in Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union
One of the most harmful, costly, and intractable legacies of the command economies of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union is the reliance on residential institutions for the care of children, the elderly, and...

25.02.2018

The Pocket Guide to Senior Housing : What They Don't Tell You and What You Need to Know
"The Pocket Guide to Senior Housing: "What they Don't Tell You and What You Need to Know," was written to help seniors and/or their families navigate their way through the process of selecting the best...

09.06.2012

Morbid Symptoms : Health Under Capitalism
Morbid Symptoms sees health as a major field of political economy, one that focuses on the struggle between commercial forces seeking to make it into a field of profit, and popular forces fighting to keep it--or make it--a...

23.02.2012

Counselling in a Nutshell
What is counselling and how does it work? Counselling in a Nutshell provides the answers to these questions and more, as part of a step-by-step guide to the counselling relationship and the therapeutic process.Drawing...

10.10.2015

Mental Health Social Work
Mental Health Social Work provides students and practitioners in social work, human services and welfare studies with a thorough understanding of contemporary mental health theory and practice required for beginning practice as...

10.06.2012

Home Visiting : Procedures for Helping Families
This Second Edition is a good source for those training to be home visitors, in-service home visitors, supervisors and directors of home visiting programs serving a wide range of families.This book provides updated information...

18.04.2012

Learning Through Child Observation
This fully updated third edition of Learning Through Child Observation is a handbook for professionals working in, or students preparing to work in, children's services. This accessible text examines the value of...

27.05.2012

Evaluating Practice : Guidelines for the Accountable Professional
Evaluating Practicecontinues to be the most comprehensive practice evaluation text available. Focusing on single-system designs, Evaluating Practice, 6/e presents clear guidelines on conceptualizing and measuring problems,...

15.06.2012

The Politics of Post-Industrial Welfare States : Adapting Post-War Social Policies to New Social Risks
This new study assesses the welfare state to ask key questions and draw new conclusions about its place in modern society. It shows how the welfare states that we have inherited from the early post-war years had one main...

03.04.2013

Five Easy Theses : Commonsense Solutions to America's Greatest Economic Challenges
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A business leader and esteemed economic thinker outlines simple solutions to America's five most pressing public policy issues, from healthcare to education to inequality. America today...

05.04.2012

BTEC First Award Health and Social Care Student Book
BTEC First Award Health and Social Care Student Book - Our BTEC First in Health and Social Care Award Book covers Units 1 - 8 so learners have relevant and specific content to complete the new next Pearson BTEC First Award...

03.12.2013

Community Engagement Findings Across the Disciplines : Applying Course Content to Community Needs
This book is a reference for administrators and educators at institutions of higher learning who are thinking about taking serious steps to link their educational mission to helping their surrounding communities. Various...

17.03.2015

Social Policy and the Conservative Agenda
In the past quarter-century, conservatives in the U. S. have implemented a policy agenda featuring balanced budgets, lower taxes, fewer social programs, and family values. This book examines the impact of this campaign on...

04.08.2015

Working with Families : An Integrative Model by Level of Need
This text focuses on all levels of need within a family, and provides clear guidelines for effective family interventions. The authors emphaize family strengths, coping capacities, and the many commonalities shared by all.All...

09.08.2015

Effective Management Of Long-Term Care Facilities
Effective Management of Long-Term Care Facilities, Third Edition examines the complex operations of the long-term care facility and offers critical skills to current and future long-term care administrators for delivering...

04.11.2013

America Needs Talent : Attracting, Educating & Deploying the 21st-Century Workforce
With falling wages and rising inequality, persistent unemployment, failing schools, and broken cities, have America?s best days come and gone?In America Needs Talent, Jamie Merisotis, a globally recognized leader in...

17.06.2012

Getting Welfare to Work : Street-Level Governance in Australia, the UK, and the Netherlands
Getting Welfare to Work traces the radical reform of the Australian, UK, and Dutch public employment services systems. Starting with major changes from 1998, this book examines how each national system has moved from traditional...

13.05.2013

Action Learning in Health, Social and Community Care : Principles, Practices and Resources
This comprehensive guide covers all aspects of action learning, one of the most widely used development methods in health, social and community care. The book addresses the theory and practice of action learning in these fields,...

14.08.2013

Irish social policy : A critical introduction
When the first edition of Irish Social Policy was published in 2009, Ireland's enduring economic crisis was only beginning to emerge. In the time since, nearly all areas of Irish social policy have been significantly...

12.07.2017

Financing the EU Budget : Moving Forward or Backwards?
Gabriele Cipriani presents a historical overview of the EU revenue system, the context for revenue-raising arrangements and the concept of the EU's "own resources." He assesses the current system against issues of...

20.02.2013

Class, Capital and Social Policy

24.06.2016

Out of the Shadows : Confronting America's Mental Illness Crisis
"Powerful...The crisis [Torrey] delineates should stir any halfway sensitive human being to anger."--The New York Times Book Review "Brilliant and remarkably detailed...Dr. Torrey, our clearest and most informed...

15.04.2014

Journey Beyond Abuse : A Step-By-Step Guide to Facilitating Women's Domestic Abuse Groups
Create compelling women's groups that deal effectively with domestic abuse Journey Beyond Abuse and its accompanying participant's journal, Moving Beyond Abuse, give you complete tools for facilitating a powerful group...

16.05.2017

Kids Need to Be Safe : A Book for Children in Foster Care
"Kids are important... They need safe places to live, and safe places to play." For some kids, this means living with foster parents. In simple words and full-color illustrations, this book explains why some kids move...

13.01.2014