Score: 4.5
From 913 Ratings

Unfu*k Yourself


  • Author: Gary John Bishop
  • Release Date : 2017-08-01
  • Genre: Self-Improvement
  • File Size: 1938515 Bytes


Joining the ranks of The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, You Are a Badas*, and F*ck Feelings comes this refreshing, BS-free, self-empowerment guide that offers an honest, no-nonsense, tough-love approach to help you move past self-imposed limitations.Are you tired of feeling fu*ked up? If you are, Gary John Bishop has the answer. In this straightforward handbook, he gives you the tools and advice you need to demolish the slag weighing you down and become the truly unfu*ked version of yourself. ''Wake up to the miracle you are,'' he directs. ''Here's what you've forgotten: You're a fu*king miracle of being.'' It isn't other people that are standing in your way, it isn't even your circumstances that are bl...

Score: 4.5
From 238 Ratings

Three Dark Crowns


  • Author: Kendare Blake
  • Release Date : 2016-09-20
  • Genre: Fantasy
  • File Size: 3913274 Bytes


New York Times Bestseller * New York Public Library Best Book of 2016 * Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2016 * Kirkus Best Book of the YearFans of acclaimed author Kendare Blake’s Anna Dressed in Blood will devour Three Dark Crowns, the first book in a dark and inventive fantasy series about three sisters who must fight to the death to become queen. In every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born: three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted magic. Mirabella is a fierce elemental, able to spark hungry flames or vicious storms at the snap of her fingers. Katharine is a poisoner, one who can ingest the deadliest poisons without so much as a stomachache. Arsinoe, a naturalist, is sai...

Empowerment Series  Social Work and Social Welfare

Empowerment Series Social Work and Social Welfare


  • Author : Rosalie Ambrosino
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2015-02-03
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305480667


Empowerment Series Social Work and Social Welfare Book Description :

Reflecting the latest practices, accreditation requirements, and developments from the field, the eighth edition of bestselling SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE gives readers a broad understanding about the social work profession and the role it plays in the social welfare system. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, the text is completely up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the current Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). With its signature systems/ecological approach to understanding social welfare, the book focuses on specific social welfare areas in which social workers play major roles in policy and prac...

Empowerment Series  Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment

Empowerment Series Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment


  • Author : Charles Zastrow
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2015-02-03
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305445604


Empowerment Series Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment Book Description :

Zastrow and Kirst-Ashman’s UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT, 10th Edition looks at the lifespan through the lens of social work theory and practice, covering human development and behavior theories within the context of family, organizational, and community systems. Using a chronological lifespan approach, the book presents separate chapters on biological, psychological, and social impacts at the different lifespan stages with an emphasis on strengths and empowerment. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, this edition is completely up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the current Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council ...

Empowerment Series  Psychopathology  A Competency based Assessment Model for Social Workers

Empowerment Series Psychopathology A Competency based Assessment Model for Social Workers


  • Author : Susan W. Gray
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2015-02-06
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305101937


Empowerment Series Psychopathology A Competency based Assessment Model for Social Workers Book Description :

Written by a practicing social worker, PSYCHOPATHOLOGY views mental disorders through the strengths perspective and applies a competency-based assessment model for understanding the subject matter. Featuring detailed, realistic vignettes of clinical practice situations, the text offers strategies for building on clients’ strengths and resilience, and insights about social workers’ role in working with the mentally ill. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, the up-to-date fourth edition summarizes the current state of knowledge about mental disorders, including a thorough integration of the DSM-V. It also integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (E...

Empowerment Series  Essential Research Methods for Social Work

Empowerment Series Essential Research Methods for Social Work


  • Author : Allen Rubin
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305101685


Empowerment Series Essential Research Methods for Social Work Book Description :

Rubin and Babbie’s ESSENTIAL RESEARCH METHODS FOR SOCIAL WORK provides students with a concise introduction to research methods that offers illustrations and applications specific to the field, as well as a constant focus on the utility of social work research in social work practice. Outlines, introductions, boxed features, chapter endings with main points, review questions and exercises, and Internet exercises provide students with the information and practice they need to succeed in the course. Part of the Cengage Empowerment Series, the fourth edition is up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the current Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on...

Empowerment Series  Human Behavior in the Social Environment  A Multidimensional Perspective

Empowerment Series Human Behavior in the Social Environment A Multidimensional Perspective


  • Author : Jose B. Ashford
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2016-12-05
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305860308


Empowerment Series Human Behavior in the Social Environment A Multidimensional Perspective Book Description :

This lively, comprehensive introduction to human behavior in the social environment offers a multidimensional approach, with discussion of integrative practice, theory, treatment, and services as well as matters pertaining to diversity. You'll find solid coverage of foundation knowledge, material on the biopsychosocial dimensions for assessing social functioning, and case studies to illuminate the applied aspects of case formulation processes. The sixth edition integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the 2015 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), helping you connect foundation knowledge with practice concerns. Study tables and concept maps clar...

Brooks Cole Empowerment Series  Direct Social Work Practice
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Brooks Cole Empowerment Series Direct Social Work Practice


  • Author : Dean H. Hepworth
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2012-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780840028648


Brooks Cole Empowerment Series Direct Social Work Practice Book Description :

Considered the classic source by means of the authors' proven learning experiences from the field, as well as its excellent balance of theory and application, DIRECT SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE: THEORY AND SKILLS prepares social work students for effective practice. Authoritative, well organized, and soundly written with an appropriate level of rigor, this thorough introduction to practice grounds students in theory while connecting them through vivid examples and vignettes to real-world applications with clients. Many case examples are drawn from social work practitioners as well as the authors' own practice situations. The book is divided into four parts: Part One provides the foundational/values and knowledge base material; Part Two is devoted to the beg...

Empowerment Series  Direct Social Work Practice  Theory and Skills

Empowerment Series Direct Social Work Practice Theory and Skills


  • Author : Dean H. Hepworth
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2016-02-19
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305633803


Empowerment Series Direct Social Work Practice Theory and Skills Book Description :

Considered the classic source in its field, DIRECT SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE: THEORY AND SKILLS prepares you for effective real-world practice. Packed with case examples, illustrations, and proven learning experiences from the authors and other social work practitioners, the book integrates the major theories and skills that direct social work practitioners need to understand and master. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, the tenth edition is completely up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the 2015 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)....

Empowerment Series  Introduction to Social Work   Social Welfare  Critical Thinking Perspectives

Empowerment Series Introduction to Social Work Social Welfare Critical Thinking Perspectives


  • Author : Karen K. Kirst-Ashman
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305856080


Empowerment Series Introduction to Social Work Social Welfare Critical Thinking Perspectives Book Description :

Karen K. Kirst-Ashman’s introductory book enhances readers’ ability to grasp the essence and spirit of generalist social work and the issues in social welfare that social workers address every day. Giving those who are contemplating a career in social work a solid introduction to the profession, Kirst-Ashman presents a balanced introductory look within a unifying theme of critical thinking that trains readers to be more evaluative of key concepts. This fifth edition is completely updated in every chapter, and includes practice concepts, social welfare policy concepts, history and current state of the profession, the contexts of practice and populations served, and professional development. Written in a clear and straightforward manner, the book p...

Empowerment Series  Research Methods for Social Work

Empowerment Series Research Methods for Social Work


  • Author : Allen Rubin
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305633827


Empowerment Series Research Methods for Social Work Book Description :

Widely considered the best text for the course, RESEARCH METHODS FOR SOCIAL WORK strikes an optimal balance of quantitative and qualitative research techniques -- illustrating how the two methods complement one another and how they can be integrated in mixed-methods studies. Rubin and Babbie’s classic bestseller is acclaimed for its depth and breadth of coverage as well as for the authors’ clear and often humorous writing style. A rigorous and comprehensive presentation, combined with a reader-friendly approach, helps students overcome the fear factor often associated with this course. Examples from real-world settings help students see the connections between research and social work practice. The Ninth Edition continues to incorporate coverage ...

Brooks Cole Empowerment Series  Human Behavior in the Social Environment

Brooks Cole Empowerment Series Human Behavior in the Social Environment


  • Author : Jose B. Ashford
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2012-02-15
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780840029119


Brooks Cole Empowerment Series Human Behavior in the Social Environment Book Description :

This lively, comprehensive introduction to human behavior in the social environment offers a multidimensional approach to the topic, with discussion of integrative practice, theory, treatment, and services as well as matters pertaining to diversity addressed throughout the text. The text provides solid coverage of foundation knowledge, integrates the biopsychosocial dimensions for assessing social functioning, and offers case studies to illuminate the applied aspects of the content. Furthermore, as part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, the fifth edition thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Educat...