- BookLibrary - NEW & Upcoming Items! BookLibrary 2017-11-23 06:08:57 BookLibrary Is God Pink? Authors: 55
ISBN: 978-1-886298-80-4
Publisher: Bayou Publishing
Publication date: 2017-11-14 13:14:13
Language: English
Price: 14.95

A typical workout at the gym turns tragic when psychotherapist Mary Jo Rapini suffers a brain aneurysm. After surviving a near-death experience, she recounts her triumphant path to a miraculous complete recovery.

Prior to her illness, Mary Jo counseled hospitalized cancer patients. She shares their fascinating stories about how dying brought them healing. She credits the understanding she gained from her own illness and near-death experience, along with insights acquired from working with top-notch cancer doctors, as allowing her to fully appreciate the power of spiritual healing

Mary Jo Rapini, LPC grew up on the frozen tundra of northern Wisconsin as number six of nine children.  She is a licensed professional counselor in private practice with a specialty in oncology counseling, sex/intimacy therapy, and body image issues. Mary Jo lives in Houston, Texas with her husband, two daughters, and her very large dog.

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The Pursuit of Zero Authors: 47
ISBN: 978-1-886298-46-0
Publisher: Bayou Publishing
Publication date: 2017-05-08 14:19:49
Language: English
Price: 29.95

Safety IS the Competitive Edge
Here's How to Get IT

People want to work for, do business with, and invest in companies that drive for Excellence! Plus, no job is worth getting injured for, and you don't want an employee getting hurt on your watch. The pursuit of Zero is not a technical manual about safety regulations. It's a playbook of the principles and beliefs proven to drive record-breaking safety performance --- a focus that leads you, your team, and your company to record success.

Whether your organization is celebrating a safety milestone or responding to a safety incident, this is THE guide to setting new records or getting back on track.

Learn what is takes to:

  • Translate safety into dollars the way world-class companies do
  • Become a preferred supplier for your best customers and prospects
  • Attract and retain top talent
  • Grow your brand as a conscientious company
  • Make yourself more promotable within your company and your industry
  • Know you’re making a difference as you contribute to the welfare of your employees and their families

Bob Vruggink, Operational Excellence expert, started his career with a simple commitment to safety first. This personal and professional drive quickly catapulted his career from the plant floor to President of a surface technologies company where he achieved four consecutive years of record-breaking safety performance and four consecutive years of unprecedented profits. From there he continued building and rebuilding companies and organizations by leading with safety. Executive, consultant, lecturer, and speaker, Vruggink works with senior executives and front lines across dozens of industries.

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2017-05-08 14:19:49
Texas Law for the Social Worker (2016) Authors: 38,53
ISBN: 978-1-886298-56-9
Publisher: Bayou Publishing
Publication date: 2017-02-03 12:20:39
Language: English
Price: 49.95

Vicki Hansen, LMSW-AP, ACSW
J. Ray Hays, Ph.D.,J.D.

Texas Law for the Social Worker 2016 provides licensed social workers, social work students and professors with the key legal and policy issues specific to the state of Texas today. Issues directly affecting practitioners and their students have been carefully selected statutes, case laws, and official archives of the Attorney General Opinions and Open Records Opinions. No other compilation of such critical, up-to-date material exists for the state of Texas. New up-to-date material belonging to the 81st Legislative Session!

Quickly and easily find information that would usually take hours to track down.

Practitioners and students alike will find comprehensive codes related to:
*Civil Practice and Remedies
*Human Resources
*Health and Safety

Four case laws--reported in their entirety--include these landmark decisions:

  • Thapar v. Zezulka--an excellent discussion of the duty to warn/duty to protect doctrine in Texas
  • Abrams v. Jones--a ground-breaking decision on confidentiality between a therapist, a child client and the child's parents
  • Jaffee v. Redmond--a timely example of the complicated issue of psychotherapy notes in agency settings
  • B.K v. Cox--duty to report and derived judicial immunity

“This book is a must-have for every social work student in field and every social worker in practice! Staying up-to-date on laws affecting our work is crucial!"
—Pat Gleason-Wynn, PhD, LCSW, President
National Association of Social Workers Texas Chapter

The single resource for the legal guidelines shaping the practice of social work in Texas.

Each of the editors is a leading authority in the state of Texas on legal issues for social workers and mental health practitioners. Each is a nationally recognized professor who has received multiple awards for service on the boards of numerous state and national associations.

A special project of the National Association of Social Workers/Texas Chapter .

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2017-02-03 12:20:39
Teach Me SUCCESS! Authors: 41
ISBN: 978-1-886298-54-5
Publisher: Bayou Publishing
Publication date: 2017-02-01 13:52:08
Language: English
Price: 24.95

Reach Out to the Whole Child!

Today, character education requires more than teaching the basics of living in harmony with others.  It now includes guiding kids to achieve personal goals in the bigger world.  Teach Me SUCCESS is based on seven SUCCESS traits that have revitalized the mandated character education movement.  The book's innovation approach makes planning easy for educations and learning a delight for kids!

What Is New and What You Get:

  • Personal "performance" qualities often neglected in traditional character education
  • Kids' favorite chapter books and character models, chosen through the "State Child Choice Awards" in all 50 states
  • An interdisciplinary approach, for use with any subject area
  • Freedom and flexibility to quickly blend themes into existing lesson plans
  • kid-friendly ways to build social skills and emotional intelligence
  • Ready-reference charts for minimal prep time
  • A resource guided and approved by an extensive teacher peer-review process


The Leg Work Has Been Done for You

"This is breakthrough character education. For schools pressed for time and resources, it's an essential tool. For parents and grandparents, it's a fast way to find good books rich in character themes. Hats off to Dr. Leslie and his team of 50 teachers!"
Thomas Lickona, Ph.D., author, Character Matters: How to Help Our Children Develop Good Judgment, Integrity, and Other Essential Virtues
Director, Center for the 4th and 5th Rs (, State University of New York at Cortland

"Dr. Roger Leslie has created the most extensive analysis of character traits in children's literature that I have seen. This inspired guide is highly useful for any educators who need to integrate character education into their curricula."
Marvin W. Berkowitz, Ph.D. , Sanford N. McDonnell Professor of Character Education, UM System Thomas Jefferson Professor, Center for Character and Citizenship

"Dr. Leslie's book provides a creative, user friendly, time-saving reference set of resources for character education in the classroom, the counseling office, and the home."
Sharon Wilson, M. Ed., LPC, CSW, Clinical School Counselor

Roger Leslie, PhD is nationally recognized by school districts, universities, and education organizations for his leadership in the character education movement. His first book, Success Express for Teens, has won multiple book awards and praise by fellow educators. A former English teacher and librarian, Dr. Leslie is vanguard in the effort to continually improve the way educators translate what is require into what is rewarding for teacher and students alike.

Now available from all major eBook retailers including:

Apple iBooks Store
Amazon Kindle Reader
Barnes & Noble Nook

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Download Kindle App or Nook App from Apple's App Store, Google Play Store, or Windows Phone Store.


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