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Social Sciences Spring/Summer 2016 Catalog

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101+ Careers in Public Health, Second Edition

101+ Careers in Public Health, Second Edition

Beth Seltzer, MD, MPH

This updated and revised second edition of 101+ Careers in Public Health provides an extensive overview of the numerous and diverse career options available and the many different roads to achieving them. It includes both familiar public health careers and emerging opportunities.

Public Health

December 2015 | 520 pp | Paperback | 9780826195982 | $35.00

Healing the Fractured Child

Healing the Fractured Child

Diagnosis and Treatment of Youth With Dissociation

Frances S. Waters, DCSW, LMSW, LMFT

Written by one of the nation’s leading practitioners in the field of childhood trauma, abuse, and dissociation, this comprehensive resource fills a void in the literature to provide in-depth knowledge of current interventions for treating dissociation in youth. It describes a detailed, careful assessment process and creative, evidence-supported techniques for helping children and their families to heal from chaotic, traumatizing experiences. With both a theoretical and practical focus, the book offers proven strategies for successfully treating children and adolescents with varying degrees of dissociation and co-morbid symptoms. It also integrates adjunct therapies in environments beyond those of traditional psychotherapy, such as school, and describes how their strategies can be used effectively to augment therapy and understand dissociative children.

Psychology, Social Work

March 2016 | 472 pp | Paperback | 9780826199638 | $60.00

Theoretical Perspectives for Direct Social Work Practice, Third Edition

Theoretical Perspectives for Direct Social Work Practice, Third Edition

A Generalist-Eclectic Approach

Nick Coady, PhD
Peter Lehmann, PhD

This expanded third edition of a popular textbook provides a completely revised and updated overview of the theories, models, and therapies that inform direct social work practice. The text is grounded in generalist social work principles and values and promotes a problem-solving model of social work practice as a framework for the eclectic use of theory, as well as for integrating the artistic, reflective elements of practice. It provides in-depth coverage of select psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, critical, and postmodern theories.

Social Work, Counseling, Psychology

May 2016 | 588 pp | Paperback | 9780826119476 | $90.00

Long-Term Care in an Aging Society

Long-Term Care in an Aging Society

Theory and Practice

Graham D. Rowles
Pamela B. Teaster

This comprehensive graduate textbook focuses on the full spectrum of long-term care settings ranging from family and community based care through supportive housing options to a variety of institutional long-term care alternatives. Integrating theory and practice, the book features the perspectives of diverse fields regarding current long-term care options and new directions for the future.

Gerontology, Social Work

August 2015 | 512 pp | Paperback | 9780826194565 | $95.00

The Licensing Exam Review Guide in Nursing Home Administration, Seventh Edition

The Licensing Exam Review Guide in Nursing Home Administration, Seventh Edition

James E. Allen PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP

The seventh edition of this classic review guide for nursing home administration licensure is revised and updated to reflect new information as recently mandated for the federally required national exam. It is based on the same format as the actual exam and provides an easy-to-use, effective way to review essential concepts and practice test-taking skills. The seventh edition reflects all changes to the new exam and includes over 600 test questions with answer keys, full-length rationales, and new content specific to the NAB exam. With core information on management, governance, and leadership; finance and business; environment; resident and patient care; and human resources—plus savvy test-taking strategies—it includes everything you need for exam success.

Health Care Administration, Gerontology, Public Health

December 2015 | 208 pp | Paperback | 9780826129185 | $65.00

The College and University Counseling Manual

The College and University Counseling Manual

Integrating Essential Services Across the Campus

Shannon Hodges, PhD, LMHC, ACS
Kimber Shelton, PhD, LP
Michelle Lyn, PhD, LP

Campus counseling services today must face the challenges of greater diversity and complexity on campus while making do with fewer resources. In order to be maximally effective, they must be willing to engage with other services within and beyond the campus itself. This comprehensive manual for campus mental health and student affairs professionals is specifically designed to provide the most current information available regarding critical issues impacting the mental health and educational experiences of today’s college students. It is unique in its focus on outreach beyond the walls of the counseling center and how counseling services can coordinate their efforts with other on and off-campus institutions to expand their reach and provide optimal services.


August 2016 | 362 pp | Paperback | 9780826199782 | $75.00