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It's Not About Us; The Secret to Transforming the Mental Health and Addiction System in Canada
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 91,380. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
It’s Not About Us is a guide to improving the client experience in the mental health and addiction system in Canada. It presents a new way to think about what it means for a program to be client-centered. If you want to advocate for a better system, this book will help you do so. If you work in this field, it will help guide you through a more fundamental change than we have seen in many decades.
Keeping My Faith While Saving My Mind; Memoirs of Overcoming Traumas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Death, Grief, Bereavement
Mental health advocate, Shulanda J. Hastings, shares in her memoirs how she overcame mental and physical traumas without her faith being a barrier. She encourages church leaders to help those within their congregations that are dealing with a current tragedy or tormented by a past trauma without attaching stigmas. This book is great for ministry and support groups.
The Briers
Price: Free! Words: 42,160. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A transforming piece of literature offering a rare view of a clash of two individuals with different paths and the reconciliation of their differences. This psychological crime story covers the resolution of two extreme wrongs in two individuals' lives. One was harmed by medicine and has to continue to live with the consequences. The other was unknown till a stumbling realization one day.
Recovery in Real Time: A Trauma Survivor's Anti-Workbook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,730. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
#RECOVERY IN REAL TIME is a non-fiction self-help book with an anti-workbook length and approach that meets survivors' needs for digestible, yet realistic snapshots of the recovery process. This Anti-Workbook provides a modernized guidebook for trauma survivors and their loved ones in 125 hashtags.
Becoming Your Childs Best Advocate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,670. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / learning disabilities
This book shows parents of the learning disabled child how to become well informed, confident successful advocates.Key topics include: changing your child's outlook to a belief in success, understanding test reports, special education law, collecting meaningful information, finding proper support, preparing for high-stakes meetings and dealing with a finding of non-eligibility.
Culture, Family, and Disability in Special Education
Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / general
This e-book will discuss culture, family, and disability as it relates to special education in the United States. Topics of discussion include: disproportionality, race, socio-economic status (SES), and culturally responsive pedagogy.
Poet to the Poor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,560. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015 by Dreaming Big Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In revolutionary fashion John defies both the politics of the day and the modern style of poetry. The poems are written in a wide variety of styles, and rhyming is prominent. Passion and purpose abounds. Take a journey to the bottom one percent of the population. The poor.
Diamond in the Dark: Leaving the Shadow of Abuse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,690. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
A remarkably honest memoir of abuse, lies, and murder. Phyllis Hain's ultimate escape from a life of domestic violence into the role of survivor and advocate is an inspiration for anyone. With frank description and southern humor, Phyllis tackles the best and worst of her life experiences.
Highlights of the 113th Congress, Jan 2013-2015
Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
The American Veterinary Medical Association's Governmental Relations Division provides a summary of the relevant highlights of the AVMA's legislative priorities during the 113th Congress.
Reading and Understanding Canadian Legislation - For Regular People
Series: For Regular People. Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- General, Nonfiction » Law » Educational Law & Legislation
Reading and Understanding Canadian Law or Legislation is the first in the "For Regular People" series which introduces you to reading and understanding Canadian legislation in order to get you started on your path toward your educational, employment, advocacy, or self-help related goals.