Latest Publications From Springer and Demos
Directive Play Therapy
Theories and Techniques
Elsa Soto Leggett, Jennifer N. Boswell
This is the first book to provide comprehensive coverage of numerous directive play therapy techniques and interventions that are empirically validated and can be adapted for use in clinical, school, group, and family settings. Designed for both students and practitioners, the text addresses the theoretical bases for these approaches and provides in-depth, practical guidance for their use.
Rehabilitation Counseling and Emerging Disabilities
Medical, Psychosocial, and Vocational Aspects
Lynn C. Koch, Phillip D. Rumrill
Emerging disabilities are disabling conditions that are new to medical science, often medically debated, and lacking in known etiology; or those increasing in prevalence in recent years. This master's-level text is the first to eschew traditional disabilities to focus specifically on the unique characteristics and needs of individuals with disabilities such as multiple chemical sensitivity, fibromyalgia, and Lyme disease, or those currently increasing in prevalence (e.g., diabetes, autism, PTSD), and explore their implications for rehabilitation counseling practice.
Watson’s Caring in the Digital World
A Guide for Caring when Interacting, Teaching, and Learning in Cyberspace
Kathleen Sitzman, Jean Watson
This innovative text, built on the foundations of Watson's Caring Science, demonstrates how nursing professionals can develop virtual relationships that encompass caring and understanding in professional, teaching/learning, and everyday cyber communications.
The Battered Woman Syndrome 4th Edition
Lenore E. A. Walker
With its focus on the connection between health and mental health symptoms, this seminal, groundbreaking work continues to forge new directions in the field of domestic violence.
What Every Mental Health Professional Needs to Know About Sex 2nd Edition
The second edition of this acclaimed guide to understanding sexuality and working with clients on sexuality issues is extensively updated to reflect recent scientific, practical, and social developments in the field. It provides updated information on relevant disorders in the DSM-5, new theoretical approaches, new pharmacological treatments, updated information on STDs, new understandings of transgender individuals, the impact of same-sex marriage laws, controversies over sex addiction, and much more.
Service-Learning Through Community Engagement
What Community Partners and Members Gain, Lose, and Learn From Campus Collaborations
Integrating theoretical, historical, ethical, and practical frameworks, the book examines in depth such emerging models as global service learning, social entrepreneurship, and experiential philanthropy.
Acquired Brain Injury
Clinical Essentials for Neurotrauma and Rehabilitation Professionals
Dong Y. Han
This is a clinically accessible reference guide to acquired brain injuries (ABIs) that provides medical and nonmedical health care professionals who work with patients in brain trauma and rehabilitation settings with easily understandable information about this population.
Social Work ASWB Masters Practice Test
170 Questions to Identify Knowledge Gaps
This full-length practice test with answers and rationales, created by a prominent educator of social work licensure candidates, is a key resource for social workers preparing for the ASWB Masters exam.
Child and Adolescent Counseling Case Studies
Developmental, Relational, Multicultural, and Systemic Perspectives
Dr. Brenda Jones, Dr. Thelma Duffey, Dr. Shane Haberstroh
This state-of-the-art collection of 30 real-life cases on counseling children and adolescents emphasizes the developmental, relational, and cultural contexts of working with this population, and incorporates innovative techniques across a wide range of approaches.
Occupational Health Psychology
Work, Stress, and Health
Irvin Sam Schonfeld, Chu-Hsiang Chang
This comprehensive text for undergraduate and graduate survey courses draws from the domains of psychology, public health, preventive medicine, nursing, industrial engineering, law, and epidemiology to focus on the theory and practice of protecting and promoting the health, well-being, and safety of individuals in the workplace and improving the quality of work life.
The Psych 101 Series
James B. Schreiber
What drives people toward their goals? Does motivation come from outside the individual or from within? This text is a concise, engaging overview of leading theories and the wide body of research about this core concept in psychology.
Disaster Mental Health Counseling
Responding to Trauma in a Multicultural Context
Mark A. Stebnicki
Global in scope, the text addresses the foundations of understanding and responding to the mental health needs of individuals and groups healing from traumas created by a wide range of natural and human-made critical events, including acts of terrorism, armed conflict, genocide, and mass violence by individual perpetrators.
Casebook for DSM-5
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Dr. Elizabeth Ventura
This unique casebook for graduate-level programs in the mental health professions is a masterful vehicle for students to put the new DSM-5 into practice by presenting actual clinical experiences from practitioners. It is distinguished from other casebooks by its presentation of real-life cases along with the rationale behind diagnostic criteria and a connection of DSM-5 criteria with symptomatology for each case.