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Creative Group Therapy for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

Speaking the Unspeakable

Bonnie Meekums

Bonnie Meekums presents creative groupwork strategies and techniques for professionals working with women who have experienced child sexual abuse. The practical strategies have been developed from an understanding of the complex process of recovery, and are informed by the voices of women who have been abused in childhood themselves. more »

2000, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-453-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: counselling, group psychotherapy, interdisciplinary arts therapies, mental health, psychiatry, psychotherapy, sexual abuse, social work

User Involvement and Participation in Social Care

Research Informing Practice

Edited by Hazel Kemshall and Rosemary Littlechild

This book is an authoritative, thought-provoking overview of the current situation in social care delivery and presents a convincing argument for greater direct involvement of users at every level of policy making. It will be an invaluable resource for practitioners and researchers involved in social and health care delivery at all levels. more »

2000, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-777-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: health care, social care, social work

Letters to Children in Family Therapy

Letters to Children in Family Therapy

A Narrative Approach

Torben Marner

The book includes the correspondence between Marner and a number of children who have presented with problems varying from nightmares to anorexia. It shows how the extra encouragement from the therapist helps the child to overcome his or her particular monster or problem externalized as a persecuting phenomenon. more »

2000, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-894-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: arts therapies, child protection, child psychiatry, counselling, creative writing as therapy

Childhood Experiences of Domestic Violence

Childhood Experiences of Domestic Violence

Caroline McGee

Based on the first-hand accounts of children and their mothers regarding their experiences of both domestic violence and support services, this is the first book to examine children's experiences of a range of service provision in response to domestic violence. more »

2000, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-827-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: anxiety, challenging behaviour, child protection, child psychology, children, counselling, domestic abuse, emotions, families, sexual abuse, social care, social work, trauma, violence

Psychodynamic Perspectives on Abuse

Psychodynamic Perspectives on Abuse

The Cost of Fear

Edited by Una McCluskey and Carol-Ann Hooper

Psychodynamic Perspectives on Abuse brings together psychoanalytic psychotherapists, political theorists, organisational consultants, social workers and social policy academics to explore the nature and ramifications of abuse in a new light. Psychodynamic Perspectives on Abuse is unique in its range and focus. more »

2000, Paperback: £27.99/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-686-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: counselling, domestic abuse, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy, sexual abuse, social care, social policy, social work, trauma, violence

Surviving Post-Natal Depression

Surviving Post-Natal Depression

At Home, No One Hears You Scream

Cara Aiken

Research indicates that at least one in ten new mothers experience post-natal depression, yet there is little help available to sufferers. The book raises awareness of the illness and the destructive effect it can have on individuals and families. It offers positive suggestions and practical advice, based on personal and professional experience. more »

2000, Paperback: £16.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-861-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: counselling, depression, health care, mental health, psychology, psychotherapy, social work

Permanent Family Placement for Children of Minority Ethnic Origin

Permanent Family Placement for Children of Minority Ethnic Origin

June Thoburn, Liz Norford and Stephen Parvez Rashid

This book is based on the life accounts of 244 children of minority ethnic origin who were placed with predominantly white foster carers and adopters. The book provides a most interesting overview of the decision-making and planning processes that shape the placement in care of children of minority ethnic origin in the UK. more »

2000, Paperback: £24.99/ $38.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-875-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adoption, challenging behaviour, child protection, child psychology, children, ethnicity, families, fostering, social care, social work

Child Welfare Policy and Practice

Child Welfare Policy and Practice

Issues and Lessons Emerging from Current Research

Edited by Dorota Iwaniec and Malcolm Hill

This book explores the implications of recent research for all those concerned with child welfare and social work. It addresses the present concerns as expressed by Government bodies and central Government enquiries regarding the services and policies relating to children in need of care and attention. more »

2000, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-812-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Keywords: carers, child protection, children, children's rights, looked after children, safeguarding children, social care, social policy, social work

Coping with Survivors and Surviving

Coping with Survivors and Surviving

Julie Skinner

Based on a study exploring the effects of child sexual abuse on children, their mothers and their teachers, Coping with Survivors and Surviving is the first book to consider how the reactions of these different groups are affected by each other. Julie Skinner recommends how welfare services can be improved to support all involved in such cases. more »

2000, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-822-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: child protection, sexual abuse

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

Guidelines for Research-Informed Practice

Edited by John P. Vincent and Ernest N. Jouriles

This book describes recently developed intervention programs which have been shown to be effective for reducing the incidence, severity or impact of domestic violence in particular populations. It also features assessment programs that identify risk profiles of potential perpetrators and victims. more »

2000, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-854-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 323pp

Keywords: domestic abuse, families, offenders, violence

Narrative Approaches to Working with Adult Male Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

Narrative Approaches to Working with Adult Male Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

The Clients', the Counsellor's and the Researcher's Story

Kim Etherington

This book presents first-hand accounts from two male survivors of childhood sexual abuse and from the counsellor who worked with them.It describes the work they separately undertook with a counsellor and discuss a number of issues which include sexuality, spirituality, perception of maleness and relationships. more »

2000, Paperback: £27.99/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-818-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp

Keywords: children, counselling, sexual abuse, social care, social work, trauma, violence

A Therapeutic Community Approach to Care in the Community

A Therapeutic Community Approach to Care in the Community

Dialogue and Dwelling

Edited by Sarah Tucker

This book focuses on the practical implications and use of dialogue, language and education in community care. A stimulating contribution to the debate on the future of community care, this book advocates the active engagement of clients in their own lives and promotes the development of a shared sense of responsibility between client and carer. more »

2000, Paperback: £25.00/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-751-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: social care, social work, therapeutic communities

Spirituality, Healing and Medicine

Spirituality, Healing and Medicine

Return to the Silence

David Aldridge

Aldridge evaluates the existing literature from across the disciplines to ascertain just how effective spiritual healing may be on the patient's well-being. He encourages us to redefine treatment strategies and our understanding of health, and argues that the spiritual elements of experience help the patient to find purpose, meaning and hope. more »

2000, Paperback: £24.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-554-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: health care, practical theology, spirituality, theology

Good Practice with Violence, 2 volume set

Good Practice in Working with Violence and Good Practice in Working with Victims of Violence

Edited by Jacki Pritchard

This is a two-volume set comprising the books Good Practice in Working with Violence and Good Practice in Working with Victims of Violence. more »

2000, Paperback: £37.99/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-883-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 599pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, counselling, domestic abuse, offenders, social care, social work, trauma, violence

Meeting the Needs of Ethnic Minority Children - Including Refugee, Black and Mixed Parentage Children

Meeting the Needs of Ethnic Minority Children - Including Refugee, Black and Mixed Parentage Children

A Handbook for Professionals
2nd edition

Edited by Kedar N Dwivedi

Experts from a variety of disciplines contribute to this substantially revised edition of this popular handbook - new chapters are included on identity work and refugee children. Offering practical guidance based on sound research and practice, the book provides a focus on some of the most difficult and topical aspects of this field of work. more »

2000, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-959-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp

Keywords: child protection, children, children's rights, ethnicity, families, parenting, safeguarding children, social care, social work, social work law

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