November 2014 FGCU Author Series

Congratulations to Drs. Amanda Evans and Patricia Coccoma, our 19th honorees in the FGCU Author Series of recently published books authored by FGCU faculty and staff! Drs. Evans and Coccoma’s book Trauma-Informed Care:  How Neuroscience Influences Practice will be featured on the Library website during the month of November and displayed on a poster on the first floor of Library West in the FGCU Authors and New Books area.

Dr. Evans is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at FGCU and has over 25 years of experience in the field, including as the Director of Social Work at Lee Memorial Health System. Her research interests include organizational culture and values, death anxiety, and family violence.

Dr. Coccoma is an Associate Professor of Social Work at FGCU. She has a wealth of experience in the field of child welfare and maintains a private clinical social work practice in Southwest Florida. Her research interests include adolescents, mental health, and adoption. The professors’ book  Trauma-Informed Care:  How Neuroscience Influences Practice “draws on the latest findings from the fields of neuroscience and mental health and will prove essential reading for researchers and practitioners” (Routledge).

Each month a recent book authored by FGCU staff or faculty is selected, presented by an accompanying poster, and featured on the Library’s website. Everyone is encouraged to view the display of our FGCU authors’ recent works. Any of the Author Series books in the General Collection are available for check out. Authors are encouraged to donate a copy of their book(s) to the Library by contacting their subject specialist.