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Beyond Shelters

Solutions to Homelessness in Canada from the Front Lines

This book offers essays by experienced shelter managers who address the future of the homeless shelter in Canada. This diverse collection includes contributions by leaders in the homelessness … 256 View

Field Excercises

How Veterans are Healing Themselves Through Farming and Outdoor Activities

There are nearly 25 million veterans and active-duty soldiers in North America. Some experts estimate that more than one quarter of these men and women suffer from post-traumatic distress, and … 242 View
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The Shelterscape in Canada

From: Beyond Shelters

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Provides a short history of the homeless shelter sector’s development followed by a description of its current size, shape, and orientations in Canada. Analyzes how homeless shelters have … 14 $1.40 Add
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Introduction

From: Field Excercises

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Readings in this book consist of case studies of programs that use outdoor activities such as farming and gardening to help veterans cope with PTSD and disability. This reading discusses the … 8 $0.80 Add
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Section One – Overview of Anti-Oppressive Practice Anti-Oppressive Practice

Roots, Theory, Tensions

From: Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice

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This chapter defines and gives an overview of anti-oppressive social work practice, and the roots of this concept. 29 $2.90 Add
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Anti-Oppressive Practice

Neoliberalism, Inequality and Change

From: Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice

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This chapter looks at some of the broad social, political and economic forces shaping social work practice and workplaces, including globalization, neoliberalism, and managerialism. 25 $2.50 Add
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Shelters and Housing First

From: Beyond Shelters

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Describes how Dr. Sam Tsemberis ascertained through his work and research at the famed Bellevue Hospital that chronically homeless people could be stably housed with improved quality of life … 29 $2.90 Add
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Transitioning to Civilian Life and Living with Post-Traumatic Stress

From: Field Excercises

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Readings in this book consist of case studies of programs that use outdoor activities such as farming and gardening to help veterans cope with PTSD and disability. This reading discusses the … 18 $1.80 Add
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Connections Between Nature and Healing

From: Field Excercises

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Readings in this book consist of case studies of programs that use outdoor activities such as farming and gardening to help veterans cope with PTSD and disability. This reading explores the ways … 25 $2.50 Add
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Mitigating Harm to Women

From: Beyond Shelters

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Describes the development of the transition house movement in Newfoundland and Labrador and how these centres have become anchors for the protection and safety of women in their communities. … 18 $1.80 Add
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Section Two – Types of Practice Introduction

From: Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice

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This chapter expands on how AOP differs from mainstream social work practice as well as outlines the second section of the book. 2 $0.20 Add
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Advocacy Centre

From: Beyond Shelters

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Proposes that, while continuing to deliver essential services to men and women in states of emergency and providing assistance in finding and keeping housing, homeless shelters are well placed to … 19 $1.90 Add
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Emic and Alliance

Anti-Oppressive Social Work in Child Protection

From: Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice

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This chapter looks at anti-oppressive child protection practices. The author puts particular emphasis on understanding the perspective of the parent receiving intervention. 13 $1.30 Add
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Getting Back to Our Roots – Nathan Lewis and the Veteran’s Sanctuary

From: Field Excercises

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Readings in this book consist of case studies of programs that use outdoor activities such as farming and gardening to help veterans cope with PTSD and disability. This reading discusses the … 16 $1.60 Add
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Agent of Social Integration

From: Beyond Shelters

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Describes the history of Montreal’s Old Brewery Mission (an 125 year old shelter) and how it is working in concert with local psychiatric teams and housing agencies to create multiple and … 19 $1.90 Add