Filled with examples drawn from years of design and field experience, this practical guide offers comprehensive information on piping installation, repair, and rehabilitation. This book explains the reasons behind the designs. You will get full coverage of materials, components, calculations, specifications, safety, and much more. Hundreds of detailed illustrations make it easy to understand the best practices presented in the book.
A classic text in peacekeeping, cultural awareness, and diversity in law enforcement. It provides practical information and insight to prepare officers for culturally sensitive policing. The content explores the pervasive influences of culture, race, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation in the workplace and in multicultural communities.
As the fire service becomes a microcosm of American society, this book provides a useful tool to effectively address key issues and challenges of cultural diversity. It offers valuable lessons on cultural competence, the value of cultural differences, and the acquisition of cross-cultural skills to be used in fire science college courses or fire academies at the city, fire-district, state or federal level.
This book is an opportunity to make up for lost time. Richard Arlington was a homeless man who built a multimillion dollar empire mowing lawns. Through almost fictional challenges, the author details how he overcame sickness, poverty, low-expectations and welfare to become a wealthy man.
By Richard N. Anderson (Editor) & Richard W. Mclay (Editor)
Engineering Standards for Forensic Application presents the technologies and law precedents for the application of engineering standards to forensic opinions, discussing Fundamentals, Disciplines, Engineering Standards, The Basics and the Future of Forensics. The book explores the engineering standard and how it is used by experts to give opinions that are introduced into evidence, and how they are assumed to be the best evidence known on the topic at hand. Final sections include coverage of NFL Brain Injuries and the Flint Water Crisis. Examples of the use of engineering standards are shown and discussed throughout the work.
This is a resource guide for healthcare professionals that focuses on the process of electronic discovery (e-discovery) and describes best practices in electronic records management for healthcare document retention and production. This guide will assist healthcare professionals in understanding e-discovery, development of litigation response plans, identification of key business practices, and the development of potential best business practices for healthcare.
Fully revised and updated, this is an accessible and engaging introductory resource for students new to communication sciences and disorders. This text covers basic information about speech disorders in both children and adults, while numerous case scenarios and personal stories paint a vivid picture of the profession.
Whether you are a beginning or more experienced speech-language pathologist or audiologist, this book can equip you with effective counseling skills needed to help your clients cope with the challenges of communication disorders. It is the only text available that combines the insights of a well-respected clinical psychologist with the practical knowledge of a recognized speech-language pathologist to highlight the most important basic and advanced counseling skills.
This is an exciting, new full-color textbook introducing concepts in communication sciences and disorders. Written in accessible, engaging and caring language, it is rooted in the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's "Big Nine" knowledge and skill areas.