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Baby Boomers of Color
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presented by Melvin Delgado, fl. 2004 (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2014), 292 page(s)
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, policies, and services. The absence of data is a testament to the invisibility of baby boomers of color in s...
presented by Melvin Delgado, fl. 2004 (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2014), 292 page(s)
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7 Revealing Older Women’s Provisioning Responsibilities
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written by Elaine Porter, fl. 2006; presented by Stephanie Baker Collins, Marge Reitsma-Street, fl. 1989 and Sheila M. Neysmith; in Beyond Caring Labor: To Provisioning Work (Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2012, originally published 2012)
Although women have long been members of the labour force, the proportion of domestic, caring, and community work they provide compared to men or the state has yet to decrease substantially. Beyond Caring Labour to Provisioning Work offers a powerful new framework for understanding women's work in a holistic sense...
written by Elaine Porter, fl. 2006; presented by Stephanie Baker Collins, Marge Reitsma-Street, fl. 1989 and Sheila M. Neysmith; in Beyond Caring Labor: To Provisioning Work (Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2012, originally published 2012)
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Narrative Approaches in Health and Gerontology
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presented by Gary Paquin; in Clinical Social Work: A Narrative Approach (Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, 2009, originally published 2009)
Narrative therapy represents a new approach to helping people, as author Gary Paquin explains in this fresh and engaging addition to the social work literature. Although narrative therapy is recognized as an important therapeutic method, until now there was little information on how social workers can incorporate...
presented by Gary Paquin; in Clinical Social Work: A Narrative Approach (Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, 2009, originally published 2009)
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Delivering Home-Based Services
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edited by Elizabeth M. Tracy, fl. 2009 and Susan F. Allen, fl. 2004 (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2009), 344 page(s)
Service providers are increasingly called upon to serve clients at home, a setting even a seasoned professional can find difficult to negotiate. From monitoring the health of older populations to managing paroled offenders, preventing child abuse, and reunifying families, home-based services require models that en...
edited by Elizabeth M. Tracy, fl. 2009 and Susan F. Allen, fl. 2004 (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2009), 344 page(s)
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Facilitating Spiritual Reminiscence for Older People with Dementia: A Learning Guide
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written by Elizabeth MacKinlay, 1940- and Corinne Trevitt, fl. 2000 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 119 page(s)
Spiritual reminiscence is a way of communicating that acknowledges the person as a spiritual being and seeks to engage the person in a more meaningful and personal way. This practical guide teaches carers how to facilitate engaging and stimulating spiritual reminiscence sessions with older people, and particularly...
written by Elizabeth MacKinlay, 1940- and Corinne Trevitt, fl. 2000 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 119 page(s)
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Older Women
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presented by An-Pyng Sun, fl. 1997; in Helping Substance-Abusing Women of Vulnerable Populations (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2009, originally published 2009)
Current research suggests that biology, psychology, culture, and social standing all contribute to alcohol and other drug (AOD) problems in women, yet few books show how to account for these factors during evaluation and treatment. Especially in terms of vulnerable populations, acknowledging these influences prove...
presented by An-Pyng Sun, fl. 1997; in Helping Substance-Abusing Women of Vulnerable Populations (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2009, originally published 2009)
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Older Adults and Autism Spectrum Conditions: An Introduction and Guide
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written by Wenn Lawson, fl. 2015 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 210 page(s)
The first book to look seriously at the practical issues facing older adults with autism spectrum conditions (ASC), Wenn Lawson's groundbreaking handbook offers support, advice, and sensible ways in which to look at the issues. Informed by current research, interviews with older people diagnosed with ASC and his o...
written by Wenn Lawson, fl. 2015 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 210 page(s)
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Qigong for Wellbeing in Dementia and Aging
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written by Stephen Rath, fl. 2015 and Marcia Rath, fl. 2015 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 170 page(s)
Qigong is the centuries-old practice of moving vital energy (Qi) through the channels of the body, known as meridians, to promote vitality and health. Stephen Rath details current research and Traditional Chinese Medicine theory to show how Qigong practice can support cognitive functioning, as well as emotional an...
written by Stephen Rath, fl. 2015 and Marcia Rath, fl. 2015 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 170 page(s)
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The Extent of the National Obesity Crisis
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presented by Melvin Delgado, fl. 2004; in Social Justice and the Urban Obesity Crisis (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2013)
A number of economic, cultural, and contextual factors are driving urban America's obesity crisis, which can create chronic health conditions for those least able to manage them. Considering urban obesity through a social justice lens, this book is the first to help social workers and others develop targeted inter...
presented by Melvin Delgado, fl. 2004; in Social Justice and the Urban Obesity Crisis (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2013)
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8 | Social-Behavioral Research in Aging and the Social Work Research Agenda
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presented by Barbara Berkman, fl. 2009; in Social Work Practice Research for the Twenty-first Century (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2010, originally published 2010)
Social work professionals must demonstrate their effectiveness to legislators and governments, not to mention clients and incoming practitioners. A thorough evaluation of the activities, ethics, and outcomes of social work practice is critical to maintaining investment and interest in the profession and improving...
presented by Barbara Berkman, fl. 2009; in Social Work Practice Research for the Twenty-first Century (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2010, originally published 2010)
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