Books tagged: social workers

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The truth will find you
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
My little boy was stolen
Social Workers Gone Bad , the shocking details of criminal and corrupt social workers in the UK
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,320. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
name and shame list of criminal social workers involved in the child care system in the UK
Known to Social Services
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
Written from life experience and ringing with authenticity, Known to Social Services follows Diane Foster, a dedicated social worker, into the grim, grey world of the Deacon Hill estate in Millbrook and the tormented lives of its inhabitants.
Motivational Interviewing 101
Price: Free! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
Motivational Interviewing is now established as an evidence-based practice in the treatment of individuals with substance use disorders. In this book we wanted to give you a simple, broad overview of the concepts of MI.
Therapists & Caregivers Communication Skills Handbook: How Your Words and Actions Affect People in Your Care
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations
Clear communication reduces stress and enhances comfort. As a therapist or caregiver, your ability to appropriately communicate is an integral part of your skill set. Your words and your actions influence those under your care in ways you may not even imagine. Stress can disrupt clear thinking, scramble short-term memory, and effectively sabotage interpersonal communication.
Victoria Day, A Mystery
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,540. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Experienced, competent and gutsy, social worker Victoria Day boldly enters a world where families and violence intersect. Victoria, British Columbia is the setting for Nelson Brunanski's intriguing mystery that revolves around a social worker's daring efforts to protect vulnerable children, even as she unravels a string of clues that point to a brutal murder.
Cheap White Meat
Price: Free! Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
After living in care most of her life, 15 year-old Jennifer finds herself being easy prey for a local paedophile group. When the police start to investigate potential abuse against Jennifer she doesn’t want to co-operate. However, when she meets Jack, a new carer, she decides to speak out. Not for herself, but for the other girls who have been victims and are too afraid to come forward.
21 Schools
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,650. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
21 Schools is based on my daily journal and updates of five foster children spanning 25 years. This book is written to assist in preparing people to become foster parents, to be a case study resource for the training or continuing education of professionals engaged in the foster parent system and to make the general public aware of the desperate situation of so many of our precious children.
THREE FIELDS (brothers)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,790. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Children with special needs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
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In 1959 Eddie Burke was born with Down syndrome. Medical professionals advised placing Eddie in a State institution. Forty-six years later, the eldest Burke brother discovers the journals of his recently deceased mother. These journals document the pain of giving up her third son and the effect this had on the family. THREE FIELDS (brothers) is an American story of loss and redemption.
Fall From Grace
Series: DCI Sara Hoyland Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 85,770. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 by Empire Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Paul Foster is a social worker trying to make a difference. But what links him to an aristocratic Nazi sympathiser accused of harbouring a war criminal? And what has happened to his soldier boyfriend Jake over in Afghanistan? In this, the first DCI Sara Hoyland mystery, the intrepid detective with a murky past enters a long-forgotten world of political intrigue.