Evidence-Based Sexual and Reproductive Health Care: Policies, Clinical Procedures, and Related Research embraces the concept of a multi-professional approach to clinical care excellence in sexual and reproductive health care. A comprehensive resource, it explores the complex nature of sexual health related issues, contemporary management interventions, and the underpinning theories and concepts. With contributions from leading experts from around the globe, the text features perspectives from a wide variety of fields, such as education, medicine, nursing, and the health professions. User-friendly and practical in approach, it explores current and future developments, ongoing research, new treatment procedures, and emerging technological advancements. Also incorporated are group interactive techniques that encourage critical thinking around key issues explored in the chapters.
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This thoroughly expanded edition of Howard Rosenthal's Human Services Dictionary is an essential resource for counselors tackling licensing and certification exams such as the National Counselor Examination (NCE) and human service workers who wish to pass the Human Services Board Certified Practitioner's Examination (HS-BCPE). With over 650 new entries, including terminology related to new areas such as neuroscience, emerging psychotherapeutic strategies, and the new NCE domain areas, definitions are purposely worded to help test takers answer typical questions that commonly show up on exams. Key features include reader-friendly definitions with accompanying examples and extensive cross-referencing, as well as short biographies of important figures in the field, a short history of human services, summaries of popular research experiments, and specialized and slang terms specific to the human service profession. Finally, a useful and up-to-date resource guide is included that delineates common statistical tests, psychoeducational instruments, and organizations. Written in a clear and accessible style, this resource is suitable for anyone in the helping professions, from beginning undergraduate students to seasoned professionals.