Human-Animal Interaction: A Social Work Guide

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NASW Press #ad - Animals whether as household companions, therapy animals comforting those in need, or highly trained service dogs supporting people with disabilities occupy important positions in the lives of many individuals and their larger communities. Despite increasing recognition of the relevance of human animal interaction HAI to social work practice, the topic remains largely ignored by many educational and training programs.

The book concludes with an exploration of HAI specialization areas within social work practice, practice within humane societies, including veterinary social work, and other emerging areas. Human animal interactions: a Social Work Guide is a unique, meticulously researched resource for students, academics, and practitioners.

In human animal interactions: a social work Guide, Janet Hoy-Gerlach and Scott Wehman provide a comprehensive examination of HAI and its applicability to helping professions. One-third of the book sale royalties will go to the Toledo Area Humane Society, which provides MSW internships and innovative human animal support programming.

Human-Animal Interaction: A Social Work Guide #ad - Supplemented with current legal guidelines and recommendations for further reading, this book will help social workers and other helping professionals improve the welfare of humans and animals alike. As a result, the significant roles that animals can play in human interventions are often overlooked. Relational aspects of hai are also considered, including the role of companion animals in family systems, the loss of companion animals, and the various contexts in which social workers may have to confront and address violence toward animals.

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Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy: Foundations and Guidelines for Animal-Assisted Interventions

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Academic Press #ad - In the 15 years since the first edition of Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy published, the field has changed considerably. The fourth edition of the handbook highlights advances in the field, with 11 new chapters and over 40% new material. In reading this book, best practices in animal-assisted intervention, therapists will discover the benefits of incorporating animal-assisted therapy AAT into their practices, how to design and implement animal-assisted interventions, and the efficacy of AAT with different disorders and patient populations.

Coverage includes the use of aat with children, AIDS, those receiving palliative care, trauma, the elderly, as well as people with chronic disorders, and autistic spectrum disorders. Additional chapters cover techniques for working with families, in juvenile and criminal justice systems, and in colleges and universities.

Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy: Foundations and Guidelines for Animal-Assisted Interventions #ad - Summarizes efficacy research on aatidentifies how to design and implement animal assisted interventionsProvides methods, the elderly, and guidelines for AATDiscusses AAT for children, standards, and special populationsDescribes AAT use in different settingsIncludes 11 new chapters and 40% new material.

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Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Second Edition: Basics and Beyond

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The Guilford Press #ad - The leading text for students and practicing therapists who want to learn the fundamentals of cognitive behavior therapy CBT, this book is eminently practical and authoritative. In a highly accessible, step-by-step style, master clinician Judith S. Reproducible clinical tools can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

See also Dr. Guilford Publications. An extended case example and many vignettes and transcripts illustrate CBT in action. New to this edition*reflects over 15 years of research advances and the author's ongoing experience as a clinician, teacher, and supervisor. Chapters on the evaluation session and behavioral activation.

Increased emphasis on the therapeutic relationship, building on patients' strengths, and homework. Now even more practical: features reproducibles and a sample case write-up. Beck demonstrates how to engage patients, develop a sound case conceptualization, plan treatment, and structure sessions effectively.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Second Edition: Basics and Beyond #ad - Core cognitive, behavioral, and experiential techniques are explicated and strategies are presented for troubleshooting difficulties and preventing relapse. Beck's cognitive therapy for challenging problems: What to Do When the Basics Don't Work, which addresses ways to solve frequently encountered problems with patients who are not making progress.

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Helping the Suicidal Person

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Routledge #ad - Open the book to any page, and find a useful tip or technique that can be applied immediately. Clinicians don’t need to read this book in any particular order, or even read all of it. Helping the suicidal Person provides a highly practical toolbox for mental health professionals. The book first covers the need for professionals to examine their own personal experiences and fears around suicide, and treatment planning, moves into essential areas of risk assessment, safety planning, and then provides a rich assortment of tips for reducing the person’s suicidal danger and rebuilding the wish to live.

Helping the Suicidal Person #ad - Guilford Publications. The techniques described in the book can be interspersed into any type of therapy, tenth, no matter what the professional’s theoretical orientation is and no matter whether it’s the client’s first, or one-hundredth session.

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Practitioners Guide to Using Research for Evidence Based Practice 2E

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Wiley #ad - Praise for the previous edition "An extraordinary and important book. Rather than focusing on how to conduct research, Practitioner's Guide to Using Research for Evidence-Based Practice instead shows readers how to understand the literature. This accessible guide presents essential and practical guidance on how to integrate research appraisal into EBP endeavors to determine which interventions, policies, and assessment tools are supported by the best evidence.

The generous use of humor and the inclusion of simple, practice-relevant examples make this book a pleasure to read. Aron shlonsky, phd, faculty of social work, university of toronto "I particularly like the integration of research methods and EBP; this is the book's major innovation in my mind as it allows readers to see the connections between research and practice.

Practitioners Guide to Using Research for Evidence Based Practice 2E #ad - Reading and using this book is a must. Haluk soydan, phd, school of social work, University of Southern California "This book has the potential to change practice in the helping professions. Used book in Good Condition. Its approach to evidence-based practice EBP is very sound, realistic, and generous to the complexities of everyday practice.

Jenson, phd, graduate school of social work, university of denver hands-on guidance for research-informed practice and practice-informed research Now in a second edition, Practitioner's Guide to Using Research for Evidence-Based Practice offers a clinician-oriented approach to appraising and using research as part of the EBP process.

It introduces: increased attention to macro-level ebp questions and studies new discussion on defining EBP, including propensity score matching, including the PICO framework New content on multivariate designs, including the addition of a transdisciplinary model of EBP More detailed guidance on EBP question formulation and conducting Internet searches, and on mixed-model and mixed-methods studies Guilford Publications.

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Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It's So Hard to Think Straight About Animals P.S.

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Harper Perennial #ad - Everybody who is interested in the ethics of our relationship between humans and animals should read this book. Temple grandin, a maverick scientist and leader in the field of anthrozoology offers a controversial, feel, thought-provoking, author of Animals Make Us Human Hal Herzog, and unprecedented exploration of the psychology behind the inconsistent and often paradoxical ways we think, and behave towards animals.

Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It's So Hard to Think Straight About Animals P.S. #ad - A cross between michael pollan’s the omnivore’s dilemma and bill Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods, Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat, in the words of Irene M. Harper Perennial. Used book in Good Condition. Pepperberg, bestselling author of alex & Me, “deftly blends anecdote with scientific research to show how almost any moral or ethical position regarding our relationship with animals can lead to absurd consequences.

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Program Evaluation for Social Workers: Foundations of Evidence-Based Programs

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Oxford University Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Harper Perennial. Guilford Publications. Now in its seventh edition, this comprehensive text once again provides beginning social work students and practitioners with a proven, time-tested approach to help them understand and appreciate how to use basic evaluation techniques within their individual cases case-level and the programs where they work program-level.

Program Evaluation for Social Workers: Foundations of Evidence-Based Programs #ad - As with the previous six editions, straightforward, and most importantly, this text is eminently approachable, accessible, practical.

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Transforming Trauma: Resilience and Healing Through Our Connections With Animals New Directions in the Human-Animal Bond

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Purdue University Press #ad - The reader is offered a comprehensive understanding of the history of research in this field, as well as the latest advancements and areas in need of further or refined investigation. Likewise, in depth, authors explore, emerging practices and methodologies for helping people and communities thrive in the face of traumatic events and their long-term impacts.

In addition, authors emphasize the potential impacts to animals who provide trauma-informed services, and discuss how we can respect their participation and implement best practices and ethical standards to ensure their well-being. Used book in Good Condition. Authors also consider how animals are included in a variety of formal and informal models of trauma recovery across the human lifespan, with special attention paid to canine- and equine-assisted interventions and psychotherapy.

Transforming Trauma: Resilience and Healing Through Our Connections With Animals New Directions in the Human-Animal Bond #ad - Guilford Publications. Harper Perennial. As animals are important in cultures all over the world, cross-cultural and often overlooked animal-assisted and animal welfare applications are also highlighted throughout the text. Physiological and psychological trauma are explored across three broad and interconnected domains: 1 child maltreatment and family violence; 2 acute and post-traumatic stress, such as the ever-increasing occurrence of natural disasters, and developmental trauma; and 3 times of crisis, war, including military service, terrorism, community violence, and anticipated or actual grief and loss.

This book focuses on research developments, models, and practical applications of human-animal connection and animal-assisted intervention for diverse populations who have experienced trauma. A myriad of animal species and roles, therapy, including companion, and service animals are discussed.

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Insane: America's Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness

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Basic Books #ad - In this revelatory book, journalist alisa roth goes deep inside the criminal justice system to show how and why it has become a warehouse where inmates are denied proper treatment, abused, and punished in ways that make them sicker. Insane is a galvanizing wake-up call for criminal justice reformers and anyone concerned about the plight of our most vulnerable.

Insane: America's Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness #ad - Jails in new york, los angeles, and Chicago each house more people with mental illnesses than any hospital. One in four fatal police shootings involves a person with such disorders. Through intimate stories of people in the system and those trying to fix it, Roth reveals the hidden forces behind this crisis and suggests how a fairer and more humane approach might look.

Harper Perennial. An urgent exposé of the mental health crisis in our courts, jails, and prisons America has made mental illness a crime. As many as half of all people in America's jails and prisons have a psychiatric disorder. Guilford Publications. Used book in Good Condition.

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DBT Skills Training Manual, Second Edition

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The Guilford Press #ad - The reproducible teaching notes, handouts, and worksheets used for over two decades by hundreds of thousands of practitioners have been significantly revised and expanded to reflect important research and clinical advances. More extensive reproducible teaching notes provided in the book and online, with numerous clinical examples.

New to this edition *handouts and worksheets available online and in the companion volume have been completely revised and dozens more added--more than 225 in all. From Marsha M. Guilford Publications. Harper Perennial. Multiple alternative worksheets to tailor treatment to each client. Plus, cognitive-behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder, the authoritative presentation of DBT.

DBT Skills Training Manual, Second Edition #ad - Guilford Publications. Linehan provides a concise overview of "How to Use This Book. See also dbt skills training handouts and worksheets, second Edition, a spiral-bound 8 1/2" x 11" volume containing all of the handouts and worksheets and featuring brief introductions to each module written expressly for clients.

Linehan--the developer of dialectical behavior therapy DBT--this comprehensive resource provides vital tools for implementing DBT skills training. Curricula for running skills training groups of different durations and with specific populations, such as adolescents and clients with substance use problems.

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The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook--What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing

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Basic Books #ad - Bruce D. Perry tells their stories of trauma and transformation through the lens of science, revealing the brain's astonishing capacity for healing. Perry has helped children faced with unimaginable horror: genocide survivors, kidnapped teenagers, murder witnesses, and victims of family violence. In the boy who was Raised as a Dog, Dr.

As a senior fellow at the Child Trauma Academy, Dr. Guilford Publications. Deftly combining unforgettable case histories with his own compassionate, insightful strategies for rehabilitation, Perry explains what exactly happens to the brain when a child is exposed to extreme stress -- and reveals the unexpected measures that can be taken to ease a child's pain and help him grow into a healthy adult.

Through the stories of children who recover -- physically, affection, mentally, and touch can deeply impact the developing brain, and emotionally -- from the most devastating circumstances, Perry shows how simple things like surroundings, language, for better or for worse. Used book in Good Condition. Guilford Publications.

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook--What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing #ad - In this instant classic of developmental psychology, reveals how PTSD impacts the developing mind, a renowned psychiatrist examines the effect that trauma can have on a child, and outlines the path to recovery. What happens when a young brain is traumatized? How does terror, abuse, or disaster affect a child's mind -- and how can that mind recover? Child psychiatrist Dr.

In this deeply informed and moving book, Bruce Perry dramatically demonstrates that only when we understand the science of the mind can we hope to heal the spirit of even the most wounded child.

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