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  • Critical Issues in Child Welfare (Hardback book)

    Critical Issues in Child Welfare (Hardback book)

    by Joan Shireman

    *No refund on this item: Was: $141.00* *Reduced by 40% - Now $84.60* What role can and should social work play in child welfare services? Responding to what many consider a crisis in the child welfare system, Critical Issues in Child Welfare is a comprehensive overview of the policies, programs, and practices that define the field, with an emphasis on the role of social work. Joan Shireman looks at the community context of child welfare, noting changes over time, and the role of social work in the development of...

  • Crow Call

    Crow Call

    by Loeis Lowry

    *No refund on this item: Was: $28.99* *Reduced by 20% - now $23.15* Two-time Newbery medalist Lois Lowry has crafted a beautiful picture book about the power of longing and the importance of reconnection between a girl and her father in post-WWII America. This is the story of young Liz, her father, and their strained relationship. Dad has been away at WWII for longer than she can remember, and they begin their journey of reconnection through a hunting shirt, cherry pie, tender conversation, and the crow call. This allegorical story shows...

  • Dignity for All: Safeguarding LGBT Students

    Dignity for All: Safeguarding LGBT Students

    by Peter DeWitt

    *Only 1 left at this price* *No refund on this item: Was: $55.99* *Reduced by 25% - now $41.99* This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the topic of safeguarding sexually diverse students. The author explains why this group of students has been marginalized, the need for safeguards, and whyAthis group is at high risk of dropping out of school. This text also describes the history behind the stereotypes of the GLBT community and how harmful they can be for this student population. Included is practical information that administrators and...

  • Eliminating Bullying

    Eliminating Bullying

    by Youthlight

    *No refund on this item: Was: $36.35* *Reduced by 20% - Now $29.30* Eliminating Bullying offers ten guided lesson plans that will help you encourage victims to stand up for themselves, bystanders get involved, and bullies to STOP. These lessons contain inspiring animal stories motivational activities reproducible worksheets and letters for parents. Topics include: Passive Aggressive & Assertive Behaviours Ways to Care for Others Three Steps to Thinking before Acting Joking Versus Bullying Three Options to Stop Bullying Self-Control of Hands Four Steps to Handle Teasing Sharing Versus Greed...

  • Empowering Children of Incarcerated Parents

    Empowering Children of Incarcerated Parents

    by Youthlight

    *No refund on this item: Was: $28.30* *Reduced by 20% - Now $22.65* This book is for counsellors, social workers, psychologists and teachers who work with children ages 7-12 who have a parent who is in jail or prison. It is designed so that work can be done individually or in small groups. Each chapter includes a brief literature review suggestions for additional supports discussion questions fictional letters between a boy and his incarcerated father activities and reproducible worksheets. Topics include Understanding What Happened Building a Support System Dealing...

  • Evidence of Absence: A Guide to Cognitive Assessment in Australia

    Evidence of Absence: A Guide to Cognitive Assessment in Australia

    by Dr Simon Crowe

    *No refund on this item: Was: $56.95* *Reduced by 15% - Now $48.40* This book offers Australian mental health clinicians for the first time a locally written guide to the clinical interpretation of cognitive assessments using the Wechsler scales, including the WAIS-IV, the WMS-IV and the Advanced Clinical Solutions for WAIS-IV and WMS-IV. Using Australian case material, the reader is provided with empirical and interpretative analysis based upon the varying State legal requirements, the range of sociocultural uses to which intellectual assessment is put, and consideration of appropriate norms. The reader...

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