Judith Bula Wise


Empowerment Practice with Families in Distress
This book integrates time-honored empowerment approaches with today's goals, mindful of what empowerment can and cannot do. Synthesizing strengths perspectives and theories of systems, coping, and family well-being, the author addresses interventions that work with today's families in need. Narrative illustrations bring concepts to life through the accounts of family members who describe their own experiences with achieving empowerment.

Trauma Transformed
Trauma Transformed, a nominee for the Robert Wood Johnson Exemplary Publication Award, is an overview of the spectrum of trauma and trauma treatment. It covers a wide array of presenting issues and provides professionals with approaches necessary for successful interventions. Personal narratives of resilience and healing after devastating events such as childhood abuse, discrimination in the workplace, natural disasters, and terrorist attacks bring to life the voices of those most directly affected. Filled with timely, highly relevant, and scholarly discussions, this book has been reviewed as a must-read for all those who work with trauma survivors.

Behind the Scenes: Edna Baldwin, Playwright and Peace Activist
Born in 1900 into genteel poverty, Edna Baldwin rose to heights of scholarship, dramatic stage production, social advocacy, and world travel uncommon for women of her time. Her play, "Ba Thane," was published in 1931 and was based on her work in Burma during the 1920s. In 1932, she produced an outdoor extravaganza in Rangoon that was attended by nearly eighteen thousand people. She returned to the United States in 1933 and became the co-founder of one of the nation's first intercultural peace movements.

This work is the recipient of the 2015 Mayborn Fellowship in Biography.

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A masterful blend of processes of family centered practice from a stellar practitioner and educator.
A scholarly book unique in its thoroughness and ability to reach and touch readers.
Edna Baldwin, early twentieth century playwright, producer, and human rights activist is the subject of this biography in progress.

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