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Applying Deep Democracy in Human Services

April 14, 2017 | Eldership Academy Team

Diversity, Inclusion and Innate Powers By Julia Wolfson, Ph.D. Eldership Academy Press (2017) Now Available in Paperback and Kindle! Cost: $18.95 USD Softcover, plus shipping; $35 AUD Australia/Oceania Softcover (includes postage); $9.99 USD Kindle edition Purchasing Details: For USA and international customers- Buy on Amazon! For our friends in Australia and Oceania -Softcover, includes postage! Buy a version for your Kindle! One billion people across the globe of all ages – one eighth of our human community – are dependent on health, disability and/or care and protective systems and providers. For millions of people, everyday survival depends on caregivers, supporters, care programs and funding. The need may be temporary, longer term or lifelong. Many people in care systems and assisted living settings are lonely, isolated and long to feel at home in a community with meaningful opportunities to participate and contribute. Mistreatment, exploitation and neglect in protective environments and institutions, has come to light in a sweep of shocking revelations and inquiries worldwide. Applying Deep Democracy in Human Services is relevant for caregivers, educators and direct support […]

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Ambiguity of Suffering

August 4, 2016 | Eldership Academy Team

by Nader R. Shabahangi, Ph.D. Eldership Academy Press (2018) $24.95 Softcover, plus shipping The development from psychoanalysis to Processwork can be summarised in the way we understand human suffering. Whereas psychoanalysis still understands suffering as a disease to be overcome, Processwork views human suffering as a key to awareness. Understood as such, suffering holds one of the deeper meanings of life: the ability to connect with your soul, your deep humanity. It is this connection with suffering that pushes us to become ever more aware. Rather than trying to eliminate suffering, we can celebrate it as an opportunity to deepen who we are. This book is my effort to re-introduce a love of philosophy to psychology. Suffering holds one of the deeper meanings of life: the ability to connect with your soul, your deep humanity. This connection with suffering pushes us to become ever more aware. Rather than trying to eliminate suffering, we can celebrate it as an opportunity to deepen who we are. This book is my effort to re-introduce a love of philosophy […]

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