Promoting Community Change

Author: Henry Parada
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0176104305
Format: PDF
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Give your students a text that will help them improve the lives of not only individual clients, but of entire communities, with Promoting Community Change. This text addresses the real world issues facing Canadian social work, human services, and community health professionals who want to take the theoretical discussion of community forward and realize tangible community changes. Students will learn to identify the issues related to change and discover exactly how they can become effective agents of change. The author team emphasizes the role a strengthened community can play in preventing and solving the problems that individuals and families commonly experience. Promoting Community Change teaches students how to organize empowering local actions bringing clients, families, and other community members into an active role in building a healthier community for themselves, their families, and their neighbours.

Promoting Community Change Making It Happen in the Real World

Author: Mark S. Homan
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305445678
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Designed for students who want to move beyond the theoretical discussion of community and become effective agents of change, PROMOTING COMMUNITY CHANGE, 6th Edition addresses the real-world issues facing professionals in social work, human services, and community health. By emphasizing the role a strengthened community can play in preventing and solving the problems commonly experienced by individuals and families, the author gives students the tools they need to improve the lives of individual clients as well as entire communities. Students will learn to identify the issues related to change so that they can bring clients, families, and other community members together to build a healthier community for themselves, their families, and their neighbors. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Correctional Organization and Management

Author: Robert M. Freeman
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780750698979
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Correctional Organization and Management looks at correctional management in terms of a typology of specific management tasks such as leadership, planning, directing, and controlling with some discussion of generic organizational theory and history. The book is unique to the market because its focus goes beyond looking exclusively at inmates, wardens, and correctional officers.The author is a former corrections superintendent (warden) and prison psychologist and approaches his material with a broad understanding of corrections. The author draws on a wealth of personal experience, current information and the continually growing body of research examining management and leadership issues in organizations both inside and outside of corrections.This book is unique in that it focuses on three distinct areas: the introductory, the administration, and the issues of corrections.Among the strengths of this comprehensive book is that the author places emphasis on areas previously ignored such as the importance and influence of attitudinal change and the politicization of correctional ideology. This book bridges the gap between critical elements of organizational theory and psychosocial issues.

Introduction to Maternity Pediatric Nursing E Book

Author: Gloria Leifer
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323293573
Format: PDF, Docs
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Part of the popular LPN Threads series, Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing provides a solid foundation in obstetrics and pediatric nursing. An easy-to-follow organization by developmental stages, discussion of disorders by body system from simple-to-complex and health-to-illness, and a focus on family health make it a complete guide to caring for maternity and pediatric patients. Written in a clear, concise style by Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, this edition reflects the current NCLEX® test plan with additional material on safety, health promotion, nutrition, and related psychosocial care. Cultural Considerations boxes and a Cultural Assessment Data Collection Tool help in developing individualized plans of care. Updated health promotion content includes Health Promotion boxes focusing on preventive strategies for achieving prenatal wellness, health during pregnancy, postnatal health, and pediatric illness prevention and wellness -- including the complete immunization schedules for all ages. Nursing Tips provide information applying to the clinical setting. Objectives are listed in each chapter opener. Key terms include phonetic pronunciations and text page references at the beginning of each chapter. Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions help you understand how a care plan is developed, how to evaluate care of a patient, and how to apply critical thinking skills. A companion Evolve website includes animations, videos, answers to review questions and answer guidelines for critical thinking questions, an English/Spanish audio glossary, critical thinking case studies, and additional review questions for the NCLEX examination.