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Handbook of Socialization, Second Edition: Theory and Research

by Joan E. Grusec & Paul D. Hastings The Guilford Press (December 05, 2014)

This highly regarded handbook remains the leading reference and advanced text on socialization. Foremost authorities review the breadth of current knowledge on socialization processes across the life span. Extensively...


In Plain Sight: Reflections on Life in Downtown Eastside Vancouver

by Leslie A. Robertson & Dara Culhane Talonbooks (December 15, 2014)

A collection of seven life stories from women in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside who are seldom heard on their own terms.


The Survival Guide for Newly Qualified Social Workers, Second Edition: Hitting the Ground Running

by Helen Donnellan & Gordon Jack Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2014)

This book gives social workers everything they need to know to succeed in the workplace as they move from student to newly qualified worker. Easy to read and practical it tackles the key challenges they are...


Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Fourth Edition: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment

by Russell A. Barkley The Guilford Press (October 28, 2014)

Widely regarded as the standard clinical reference, this volume provides the best current knowledge about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, adolescents, and adults. The field's leading...


Understanding Substance Use: Policy and Practice

by Elaine Arnull Critical Publishing (February 14, 2014)

The book will enable social work professionals to develop a critical understanding of substance use policy, theory and practice which they can use in practice.


Science and Pseudoscience in Clinical Psychology, Second Edition

by Jeffrey M. Lohr, Scott O. Lilienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn & Carol Tavris The Guilford Press (October 13, 2014)

This valued resource helps practitioners and students evaluate the merits of popular yet controversial practices in clinical psychology and allied fields, and base treatment decisions on the best available research....


What Works for Whom?, Second Edition: A Critical Review of Treatments for Children and Adolescents

by Peter Fonagy, David Cottrell, Jeannette Phillips & Dickon Bevington et al. The Guilford Press (October 13, 2014)

The standard reference in the field, this acclaimed work synthesizes findings from hundreds of carefully selected studies of mental health treatments for children and adolescents. Chapters on frequently encountered...


Screen-Smart Parenting: How to Find Balance and Benefit in Your Child's Use of Social Media, Apps, and Digital Devices

by Jodi Gold & Tory Burch The Guilford Press (October 17, 2014)

As a practicing child psychiatrist and mother of three, Jodi Gold has a unique understanding of both the mind-boggling benefits and the serious downsides of technology. Dr. Gold weaves together scientific knowledge...


Cognitive Therapy of Personality Disorders, Third Edition

by Aaron T. Beck, Denise D. Davis & Arthur Freeman The Guilford Press (October 17, 2014)

This widely used practitioner resource and training tool is the definitive work on understanding and treating personality disorders from a cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) perspective. The prominent editors...


Community Economic Development in Social Work

by Steven D. Soifer, Joseph B. McNeely, Cathy L. Costa & Nancy Pickering-Bernheim Columbia University Press (November 11, 2014)

Community economic development (CED) is an increasingly essential factor in the revitalization of low- to moderate-income communities. This cutting-edge text explores the intersection of CED and social work...


Addressing Racial Disproportionality and Disparities in Human Services: Multisystemic Approaches

by Rowena Fong, Alan Dettlaff, Joyce James & Carolyne Rodriguez Columbia University Press (November 11, 2014)

The issue of racial disproportionality in the child welfare system, particularly as it impacts African-American children and families, has long been a concern to practitioners and policymakers. However, disproportionality...


Creative Interventions with Traumatized Children, Second Edition: Creative Arts and Play Therapy, eds Malchiodi and Crenshaw

by Cathy A. Malchiodi & Bruce D. Perry The Guilford Press (October 07, 2014)

A trusted, bestselling resource, this volume demonstrates a range of creative approaches for facilitating children's emotional reparation and recovery from trauma. Experts in play, art, music, movement, and...


SEVA to Realize the SELF: Selfless Service

by Mahesh C. Mangalick Hamilton Books (September 30, 2014)

This book details two major SEVA projects founded by Mr. and Mrs. P.C. Mangalick in Agra, India. SEVA is selfless service that an individual or group provides to underprivileged people. These acts of selfless...


A Prelude to a Kiss and Other Plays

by Craig Lucas Theatre Communications Group (October 01, 2014)

A new collection featuring some of Lucas' bext known work.


Baby Boomers of Color: Implications for Social Work Policy and Practice

by Melvin Delgado Columbia University Press (November 18, 2014)

Because researchers often treat baby boomers of color as belonging to one group, quality data on the individual status of specific racial populations is lacking, leading to insufficiently designed programs,...


Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

by Paul Gionfriddo Columbia University Press (October 07, 2014)

Paul Gionfriddo’s son Tim is one of the “6 percent”—the percentage of all Americans with serious mental illness. He is also one of the half million homeless people with serious mental illnesses in desperate...


Before You Say Yes ...: A Guide to the Pleasures and Pitfalls of Volunteer Boards

by Doreen Pendgracs Dundurn (March 15, 2010)

In conversational style, Doreen Pendgracs shares valuable information from 25 years experience sitting on various boards. She leads the reader through the intricacies of management style, board etiquette, and...


Am I Still My Brother's Keeper?: Biblical Perspectives on Poverty

by Robert Wafawanaka UPA (April 05, 2012)

This powerful book reveals what we can learn about poverty from a biblical context and how we might appropriate those insights to fight poverty in our own communities. Wafawanaka surveys the Hebrew Scriptures...


Play Therapy: A Comprehensive Guide to Theory and Practice

by Anne L. Stewart, David A. Crenshaw & Stuart Brown The Guilford Press (September 15, 2014)

This authoritative work brings together leading play therapists to describe state-of-the-art clinical approaches and applications. The book explains major theoretical frameworks and summarizes the contemporary...


Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adolescents and Adults: Evidence-Based and Promising Interventions

by Matt Tincani & Andy Bondy The Guilford Press (August 22, 2014)

Bringing together leading experts, this book presents effective practices for helping people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to thrive in adulthood. As individuals with ASD mature, their needs change as...


Vital Conversations: Improving Communication Between Doctors and Patients

by Dennis Rosen Columbia University Press (September 23, 2014)

The health-care system in the United States is by far the most expensive in the world, yet its outcomes are decidedly mediocre in comparison to those of other countries. Poor communication between doctors and...


Social Media in Social Work Education

by Joanne Westwood Critical Publishing (July 15, 2014)

An up-to-date guide to the effective use of social media in social work education


Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Perfectionism

by Sarah J. Egan, Tracey D. Wade, Roz Shafran & Martin M. Antony The Guilford Press (August 07, 2014)

This practical resource provides an evidence-based framework for treating clients struggling with perfectionism, whether as the main presenting problem or in conjunction with depression, eating disorders, anxiety...


Anthropology of Childhood and Youth: International and Historical Perspectives

by Geoffrey Vitale Lexington Books (July 16, 2014)

In this book, Geoffrey Vitale shows the ways in which people understand, raise, and educate children and youth differently from century to century and from country to country according to the culture, lifestyle,...


Treating Traumatized Children: A Casebook of Evidence-Based Therapies

by Brian Allen & Mindy Kronenberg The Guilford Press (July 21, 2014)

Featuring extensive case studies, this volume provides a unique window into implementation of evidence-based treatments in real-world community settings. Experienced therapists illustrate the use of three effective...


Effective Psychotherapy for Individuals with Brain Injury

by Ronald M. Ruff & Serana K. Chester The Guilford Press (July 21, 2014)

Combining scientific expertise with psychotherapeutic acumen, this book is highly accessible and packed with clinical tools. Part I provides essential information on how acquired brain injury affects emotional...


Ordinary Magic: Resilience in Development

by Ann S. Masten The Guilford Press (July 21, 2014)

From a pioneering researcher, this book synthesizes the best current knowledge on resilience in children and adolescents. Ann S. Masten explores what allows certain individuals to thrive and adapt despite adverse...


Attachment and Dynamic Practice: An Integrative Guide for Social Workers and Other Clinicians

by Jerrold R. Brandell & Shoshana Ringel Columbia University Press (March 06, 2007)

Contemporary attachment theory both enriches our understanding of human development and informs clinical practice. Examining the relational bonds between young children and their caregivers, it traces its origins...


Generalist Practice: A Task Centered Approach

by Eleanor Reardon Tolson, William J. Reid & Charles D. Garvin Columbia University Press (January 08, 2003)

This essential text presents a "task-centered" methodology—a structured, short-term problem-solving approach—applicable across systems at five levels of practice: the individual, the family, the group, organizations,...


Society, History, and the Global Human Condition: Essays in Honor of Irving M. Zeitlin

by Joseph M. Bryant, Zaheer Baber, John Keane & Guang Xia et al. Lexington Books (December 18, 2010)

This book highlights the continuing relevance of classical sociological theories and concepts in making sense of the contemporary globalized world. Covering a very wide historical and geographical range and...


ADHD in the Schools, Third Edition: Assessment and Intervention Strategies

by Gary Stoner, George J. DuPaul & Robert Reid The Guilford Press (July 16, 2014)

This highly regarded practitioner guide provides state-of-the-art tools for supporting the academic and behavioral success of PreK-12 students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The authors...


Handbook of Depression, Third Edition

by Ian H. Gotlib & Constance L. Hammen The Guilford Press (July 16, 2014)

An authoritative reference on depression and mood disorders, this volume brings together the field's preeminent researchers. All aspects of unipolar and bipolar depression are addressed, from genetics, neurobiology,...


Child Psychopathology, Third Edition

by Eric J. Mash & Russell A. Barkley The Guilford Press (July 15, 2014)

This highly respected reference and text on developmental psychopathology brings together leading authorities on the psychological, biological, and social-contextual determinants of child and adolescent problems....


Bright Kids Who Can't Keep Up: Help Your Child Overcome Slow Processing Speed and Succeed in a Fast-Paced World

by Ellen Braaten & Brian Willoughby The Guilford Press (July 14, 2014)

Do you find yourself constantly asking your child to "pick up the pace"? Does he or she seem to take longer than others to get stuff done--whether completing homework, responding when spoken to, or getting dressed...


Critical Reflections on Health Services Development in India: The Teleology of Disorder

by Kesavan Rajasekharan Nayar Lexington Books (July 02, 2014)

This book offers a teleological explanation for the under-development of health services in India by knitting together various actors and sub-actors within it, while providing rich insights for future research...


Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Bipolar Disorder

by Thilo Deckersbach, Britta Hölzel, Lori Eisner & Sara W. Lazar et al. The Guilford Press (July 07, 2014)

Grounded in current knowledge about bipolar disorder and its treatment, this book presents an empirically supported therapy program with step-by-step guidelines for implementation. Mindfulness-based cognitive...


The Mood Repair Toolkit: Proven Strategies to Prevent the Blues from Turning into Depression

by David A. Clark The Guilford Press (July 07, 2014)

If you have trouble bouncing back from low moods or just feel stuck in the doldrums much of the time, renowned cognitive behavior therapist David A. Clark has a clear message: there are simple yet powerful...


Aging, Media, and Culture

by C. Lee Harrington, Denise Bielby, Anthony R. Bardo & Stephen Katz et al. Lexington Books (June 18, 2014)

This collection of original articles sits at the intersection of two interdisciplinary fields: media studies and aging studies. Drawing on both scholarly literatures, we explore the reciprocal influences of...


Psychodynamic Group Psychotherapy, Fifth Edition

by J. Scott Rutan, Walter N. Stone & Joseph J. Shay The Guilford Press (June 16, 2014)

Regarded as the definitive practitioner reference and text, this accessible work addresses how to set up therapy groups and make them work. A wealth of clinical material illustrates the components of effective...


The Black Power Movement and American Social Work

by Joyce M. Bell Columbia University Press (June 17, 2014)

The Black Power movement has often been portrayed in history and popular culture as the quintessential “bad boy” of modern black movement making in America. Yet this image misses the full extent of Black...


Group Work with Adolescents, Third Edition: Principles and Practice

by Andrew Malekoff The Guilford Press (May 27, 2014)

A trusted course text and professional resource, this comprehensive book delves into all aspects of planning and conducting strengths-based group work with adolescents. In an accessible, down-to-earth style,...


Narrating Social Work Through Autoethnography

by Stanley L. Witkin Columbia University Press (June 03, 2014)

Autoethnography is an innovative approach to inquiry in which the researcher is also the subject of the research. Using scholarly and literary devices, the researcher/subject explores the social and cultural...


The Assault on Social Policy

by Susan J. Peters, William Roth & Bernard Sanders Columbia University Press (July 01, 2014)

A number of groups have intensified their attack on social policy over the past ten years, and this revised textbook reflects these developments, along with new research on the hotly contested policy areas of...


The Book of Goodbyes

by Jillian Weise BOA Editions Ltd. (August 19, 2013)

Winner of the Isabella Gardner Poetry Award writes of sex, identity, and the power struggles within a deranged love affair.


Sex, Lies, and Pharmaceuticals: How Drug Companies Plan to Profit from Female Sexual Dysfunction

by Ray Moynihan & Barbara Mintzes Greystone Books (October 02, 2010)

Against a backdrop of virtual intercourse, online porn, and burgeoning Viagra sales, Sex, Lies, and Pharmaceuticals reveals how women’s sexual difficulties are being repackaged as symptoms of a new disorder....


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Aging: Research and Clinical Perspectives

by Douglas Kimmel, Tara Rose & Steven David Columbia University Press (May 09, 2006)

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Aging brings together cutting-edge research, practical information, and innovative thinking regarding the characteristics and processes of aging among lesbian, gay, bisexual,...


What It Means to Be Daddy: Fatherhood for Black Men Living Away from Their Children

by Jennifer Hamer Columbia University Press (April 18, 2001)

Absent fathers and households headed by single mothers are frequently blamed for the poor quality of life of African-American children. This book challenges these assumptions, arguing that they are largely an...


Clinician's Guide to Research Methods in Family Therapy: Foundations of Evidence-Based Practice

by Lee Williams, JoEllen Patterson & Todd M. Edwards The Guilford Press (May 09, 2014)

A research methods text with a unique focus on evidence-based practice with couples and families, this book bridges the divide between research and clinical work. The text offers comprehensive, user-friendly...


Case Formulation with Children and Adolescents

by Katharina Manassis The Guilford Press (May 09, 2014)

Highly practical and accessible, this book shows how to synthesize complex information about child and adolescent mental health problems into clinically useful, dynamic case formulations. Strategies and tools...


Asperger Syndrome, Second Edition: Assessing and Treating High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders

by Fred R. Volkmar, James C. McPartland, Ami Klin & Maria Asperger Felder The Guilford Press (April 28, 2014)

Completely revised with the latest research and clinical strategies, this is the authoritative volume on Asperger syndrome (now part of DSM-5 autism spectrum disorder). Considered the definitive reference since...