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What You Need to Know About Cannabis

What You Need to Know About Cannabis

Understanding the Facts

David Emmett and Graeme Nice

What You Need to Know About Cannabis offers accessible, accurate and objective information about the drug, allowing the reader draw their own conclusion. The book demystifies the latest research about the effects of cannabis, particularly in relation to mental health issues. more »

2008, Paperback: £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-697-5, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 128pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, children, counselling, education, parenting, psychology, psychosis

Working with Ethnicity, Race and Culture in Mental Health

Working with Ethnicity, Race and Culture in Mental Health

A Handbook for Practitioners

Hári Sewell

This book enables practitioners to understand why it is important to consider the needs of people from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds in mental health settings. It offers guidance on how they can take positive steps to improve the quality of their work their relationships with BME users, and ultimately how to improve their outcomes. more »

2008, Paperback: £18.99/ $37.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-621-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: forensic psychotherapy, mental health, occupational therapy, offenders, psychiatry, psychology, race, social work

Speaking of Dying

Speaking of Dying

A Practical Guide to Using Counselling Skills in Palliative Care

Louis Heyse-Moore

Heyse-Moore draws on his wealth of experience as a trained counsellor and palliative medicine specialist, he covers difficult subjects such as breaking the news of terminal illness to a patient, euthanasia and the effect of working with patients on carers. This hands-on guide will be an invaluable companion to anyone working in palliative care. more »

2008, Paperback: £18.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-678-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: bereavement, counselling, dementia, health care, mental health, older people, palliative care, practical theology, spirituality

Children, Families and Violence

Children, Families and Violence

Challenges for Children's Rights

Katherine Covell and R. Brian Howe

This book examines the risk factors surrounding children at risk of experiencing and perpetrating violence, and looks at the positive role that children's rights can play in their protection. The authors propose that violence in childhood is not spontaneous: that children are raised to become violent in poorly functioning families. more »

2008, Hardback: £39.99/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-698-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child protection, child psychology, children, children's rights, counselling, domestic abuse, emotions, safeguarding children, social care, social work, social work law, trauma, violence

Counselling and Reflexive Research in Healthcare

Counselling and Reflexive Research in Healthcare

Working Therapeutically with Clients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Gillian Thomas

Written for counsellors working in healthcare settings, this book explores the range of benefits of undertaking reflexive research. Gillian Thomas demonstrates how this approach can offer therapeutic benefits by increasing understanding of a condition and the interaction between the physical and emotional aspects of living with a long term disease. more »

2008, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-866-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: counselling, emotions, health care, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, social care, social work

Educating Difficult Adolescents

Educating Difficult Adolescents

Effective Education for Children in Public Care or with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

David Berridge, Cherilyn Dance, Jennifer Beecham and Sarah Field

Educational achievements for children in care are significantly poorer than for the general school population. This book explores why this is and how to enable children in care to succeed in the classroom. The authors adopt a multidisciplinary approach to suggest how best to support children in care in educational settings. more »

2008, Paperback: £25.00/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-681-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adoption, child protection, education, fostering, social policy, special education

A Multidisciplinary Handbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health for Front-line Professionals

A Multidisciplinary Handbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health for Front-line Professionals

2nd edition

Nisha Dogra, Andrew Parkin, Fiona Gale and Clay Frake

The authors explore issues such as assessing and meeting the mental health needs of young people, specific mental health problems such as ADHA and learning difficulties, and legal aspects of working with child mental health. They also assess diversity issues as an integral part of practice, and highlight practice issues for readers. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $37.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-644-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 295pp

Keywords: ADHD, bereavement, bulimia, bullying, challenging behaviour, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling, depression, health care, mental health, obsessive compulsive disorder, occupational therapy, pervasive developmental disorder, SEAL, social work, speech and language therapy

Counselling for Asperger Couples

Counselling for Asperger Couples

Barrie Thompson

This is the first book to provide a complete model for counselling couples where one partner has Asperger Syndrome. It provides details of the seven different stages of the model and includes anecdotal evidence from clients whose relationships have been greatly helped by it. The book includes photocopiable activity sheets. more »

2008, Paperback: £24.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-544-2, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 144pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, counselling, relationships

Effective Grief and Bereavement Support

Effective Grief and Bereavement Support

The Role of Family, Friends, Colleagues, Schools and Support Professionals

Kari Dyregrov and Atle Dyregrov

Effective Grief and Bereavement Support shows how social networks, whether they be friends, colleagues or family, can provide an important source of support following sudden bereavement. Kari and Atle Dyregrov provide concrete, evidence-based advice about how support processes can be improved, and the main principles for effective network support. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-667-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: bereavement, counselling, education, palliative care

Frameworks for Practice in Educational Psychology

Frameworks for Practice in Educational Psychology

A Textbook for Trainees and Practitioners

Edited by Barbara Kelly, Lisa Woolfson and James Boyle

The editors consider how existing and emerging frameworks help address current demands for professional accountability, transparency and effectiveness. They conclude with an exploration of the complex methodology and highly integrated approach required by contemporary educational psychologists. more »

2008, Paperback: £25.00/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-600-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: child psychology, educational psychology, psychology

Public Services Inspection in the UK

Public Services Inspection in the UK

Edited by Howard Davis and Steve Martin

This book analyses the key debates about the role that inspection plays in increasing public accountability and encouraging service improvement. Contributors describe current inspection methods across the key public sectors, and examine the underlying issues and tensions associated with public services inspection. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $37.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-527-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: education, health care, offenders, social policy, social work

Social Skills Games for Children

Social Skills Games for Children

Deborah M. Plummer
Illustrated by Jane Serrurier

This book is designed to foster successful social strategies for children aged 5-12, and will help adults to understand and reflect on children's social skills. It covers the theory behind the games, and includes a broad range of enjoyable activities: active and passive, verbal and non-verbal, and for different sized groups. more »

2008, Paperback: £16.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-617-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 176pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, children, counselling, education, educational psychology, play therapy, psychiatry, self esteem, social skills

Therapy To Go

Therapy To Go

Gourmet Fast Food Handouts for Working with Adult Clients

Clare Rosoman

This convenient collection of handouts provides a wide range of ready-made activities for all kinds of therapists working on a professional level with adult clients. The fully-photocopiable activities within this book provide creative approaches to a variety of presenting problems and can be used to complement or expand upon a client's treatment. more »

2008, Paperback: £35.00/ $55.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-642-5, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 288pp

Keywords: adults, counselling, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, social work

Therapy To Go

Therapy To Go

Gourmet Fast Food Handouts for Working with Child, Adolescent and Family Clients

Clare Rosoman

This convenient collection of handouts provides a range of activities for all kinds of therapists working on a professional level with child and adolescent clients and their families. The fully-photocopiable handouts provide creative approaches to a variety of problems, and can be used to complement or expand upon a young client's treatment plan. more »

2008, Paperback: £29.99/ $55.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-643-2, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 264pp

Keywords: adolescence, children, counselling, families, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, social work

Multisensory Rooms and Environments

Multisensory Rooms and Environments

Controlled Sensory Experiences for People with Profound and Multiple Disabilities

Susan Fowler

Designed use with people with multiple disabilities, this photocopiable resource explains the theory underlying multisensory environments. It outlines the practicalities of planning, setting up and equipping a multisensory space, and features useful checklists and tools for creating multisensory experiences in both designed and everyday settings. more »

2008, Paperback: £35.00/ $55.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-462-9, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 256pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, disability, intellectual disabilities, occupational therapy, sensory issues

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