Enforcement Psychology: Coping with the Rigors of Policing
by Morgan Peterson
Enforcement Psychology: Coping with the Rigors of Policing is an innovative guide that explores the emotional environment of law enforcement. Law enforcement officers work in highly emotional settings, yet must be in control of their own emotions. This guide will help the reader navigate through and understand the different emotive situations that police officers face on a daily basis. While on duty, officers will face a number of different situations. They must be able to assess the situation i...
The Human Contribution
by James Reason
This book explores the human contribution to the reliability and resilience of complex, well-defended systems. Usually the human is considered a hazard - a system component whose unsafe acts are implicated in the majority of catastrophic breakdowns. However there is another perspective that has been relatively little studied in its own right - the human as hero, whose adaptations and compensations bring troubled systems back from the brink of disaster time and again. What, if anything, did these...
Le Seul Moyen d'Éviter À Jamais Le Retour de l'Affreuse Cherté Des Vivres, Dédié Au Bon Roi Qui Aime
Volunteerism (Public Administration Series: Bibliography,, #2755)
by Lorna Peterson
by Michael P. Eichler
The first new form of community organizing since Saul Alinsky, this book connects the poor to the rest of society. Written in a logical, teachable, and pragmatic style, Consensus Organizing: Building Communities of Mutual Self Interest is a model of social change for the 21st century. Through real examples, author Mike Eichler illustrates how anyone can practice consensus organizing and help the poor, forgotten, and disempowered. Key Features: Makes the experience of consensus organizing come al...
Trends in Fatal Car-occupant Accidents (Road Safety Research Report S., #76)
by Heather Ward, Nicola Christie, Ronan Lyons, Jeremy Broughton, David Clarke, and Patrick Ward
The police grant report (England and Wales) 2008/09 (House of Commons Papers, Session 2007-08, 265)
Counselling for Depression
This is the first book to take a humanistic - person-centred/experiential - approach to counselling to the most commonly presenting client issue, depression. A landmark text, it establishes humanistic counselling as an evidence-based psychological intervention and is essential reading for trainees wishing to work in public health settings. Chapters cover: * Evidence-based practice and person-centred and experiential therapies * Counselling for Depression competence framework * Working briefly...
Social Welfare (Books a la Carte)
by Mark J. Stern and June Axinn
This classic text describes and analyzes the ideas that have shaped the history of social welfare from the Colonial Period to the present day. The text provides a history of events and ideas that have shaped American social welfare policy, using original documents from each respective period. Coverage of economic developments also helps students to understand the context of social welfare movements and policies.This edition includes an expanded discussion of "welfare reform" since the Welfare Re...
Social Work Practice with Immigrants and Refugees (Foundations of Social Work Knowledge)
by Pallassana Balgopal
The United States has always been a land of immigrants and a destination for refugees. With the increase in immigration in the late 1980s-when the number of refugees entering the United States nearly doubled as well-the number of clients needing social work services rose dramatically. Social Work Practice with Immigrants and Refugees takes an ecological systems perspective on working with these two distinct groups, paying special attention to the relationship between individuals and their social...
by Kenny Fries
In this groundbreaking and far-reaching collection, writers such as Andre Dubus, Stanley Elkin, and Adrienne Rich, confront what it means to be disabled in our society. Through the vehicles of nonfiction, poetry, fiction, and drama, Staring Back is the first anthology to open the landscape of the disabled experience for exploration and discussion.
Someone Has Died Suddenly: Support Booklet for Professionals and Carers
by Mary Williams