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Speaking Up

Speaking Up

A Plain Text Guide to Advocacy 4-volume set

John Tufail and Kate Lyon

Advocacy for people with disabilities is about empowering people - gaining rights for individuals, access to services, inclusion in society and their own voice. Speaking Up is a set of four guide books designed to give people with a disability the knowledge and advice needed to approach self-advocacy with confidence. more »

2007, Set: £49.99/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-474-2, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in

Keywords: advocacy, counselling, disability, social work, special education

Working to Be Someone

Working to Be Someone

Child Focused Research and Practice with Working Children

Edited by Beatrice Hungerland, Manfred Liebel, Brian Milne and Anne Wihstutz

This book presents an overview of worldwide research on working children that considers children's own views of employment in favour of adult-constructed arguments about child work. This is a key text for social work practitioners that encourages re-evaluation of the notion of childhood and understands the complex phenomenon of working children. more »

2007, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-523-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, children, children's rights, counselling, ethnicity, social work

Advocacy in Action

Advocacy in Action

The Fourth Book of Speaking Up: A Plain Text Guide to Advocacy

John Tufail and Kate Lyon

This book looks at problems that can occur in an advocacy partnership, such as dependency on the advocate and conflict between partners. It also discusses advocacy and the law. It is illustrated with colour drawings and case studies showing the positive results of self-advocacy on the individuals themselves, as well as on their families and carers. more »

2007, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-478-0, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 72pp

Keywords: advocacy, counselling, disability, social work, special education

Grandad's Ashes

Grandad's Ashes

Walter Smith

Told with gentle humour and including beautiful full-colour illustrations, this is a charming story for children and an ideal resource for parents or counsellors to read with a child as a way of broaching issues surrounding loss or bereavement. more »

2007, Hardback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-517-6, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 32pp

Keywords: bereavement, child protection, children, counselling, death, families, palliative care, parenting, social work, trauma

Introducing Advocacy

Introducing Advocacy

The First Book of Speaking Up: A Plain Text Guide to Advocacy

John Tufail and Kate Lyon

This book introduces the concept of advocacy and explores appropriate advocacy models, for example peer group supportive models, and examines different forms of advocacy such as campaign advocacy, crisis or intervention advocacy, volunteer advocacy and health complaints advocacy. It is illustrated with colour drawings and case studies. more »

2007, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-475-9, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 96pp

Keywords: advocacy, counselling, disability, social work, special education

Joey Goes to the Dentist

Joey Goes to the Dentist

Candace Vittorini and Sara Boyer-Quick

Joey explains what to expect during a visit to the dentist - he describes how x-ray machines work, why you need to wear a bib, and lists the different kinds of tools that dentists use. This book will be a source of information for families of children with ASDs or related conditions, and the professionals who work with them, including dentists. more »

2007, Hardback: £9.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-854-2, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 32pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child protection, children, counselling, emotions, families, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, special education

Listen Up! Speak Up!

Listen Up! Speak Up!

The Third Book of Speaking Up A Plain Text Guide to Advocacy

John Tufail and Kate Lyon

This book uses examples of advocacy to explore how to be a good advocate, emphasising the importance of listening to and working with an advocacy partner and explaining how to prepare for and behave in meetings. It is illustrated throughout with colour drawings and case studies. more »

2007, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-477-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 56pp

Keywords: counselling, disability, social work, special education

Rules and Standards

Rules and Standards

The Second Book of Speaking Up: A Plain Text Guide to Advocacy

John Tufail and Kate Lyon

This book explores the idea of rules and standards for advocacy and looks at the advocacy charter. It covers issues such as whether an advocate should share a confidence if they are worried that their advocacy partner might self-harm. It is illustrated throughout with colour drawings and case studies. more »

2007, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-476-6, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 48pp

Keywords: advocacy, counselling, disability, social work, special education

Enhancing Social Work Management

Enhancing Social Work Management

Theory and Best Practice from the UK and USA

Edited by Jane Aldgate, Lynne Healy, Barris Malcolm, Barbara Pine, Wendy Rose and Janet Seden

This book looks at the nature of management in the human services sector and examines the prevailing issues affecting both the UK and USA. In this book, contributors present both the problems and opportunities associated with the growth of management in the social care sector. This will be essential reading for social workers. more »

2007, Paperback: £25.00/ $46.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-515-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keyword: social work

Living Alongside a Child’s Recovery

Living Alongside a Child’s Recovery

Therapeutic Parenting with Traumatized Children

Billy Pughe and Terry Philpot

This book asserts that a good understanding of child development and attachment theory is essential to effective therapeutic parenting of a traumatized child, it details the roots of trauma as well as the impact this has on a child's ability to maintain normal family bonds, whether with birth or foster parents, or staff in a residential setting. more »

2006, Paperback: £15.99/ $28.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-328-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: adoption, child protection, children, counselling, emotions, fostering, mental health, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, safeguarding children, social work, trauma

Making an Impact - Children and Domestic Violence

Making an Impact - Children and Domestic Violence

A Reader
2nd edition

Marianne Hester, Chris Pearson and Nicola Harwin
With Hilary Abrahams

This fully updated Reader provides a comprehensive review of recent research and legislation relating to domestic violence and its consequences for children, and identifies the implications for practice. It enables professionals to develop informed child care and protection responses for children experiencing domestic violence. more »

2006, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-157-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 288pp

Keywords: child protection, domestic abuse, offenders, social work

Person-Centred Dementia Care

Person-Centred Dementia Care

Making Services Better

Dawn Brooker

Dawn Brooker explains the VIPS model: Valuing people with dementia and those who care for them (V); treating people as Individuals (I); looking at the world from the Perspective of the person with dementia (P); and a positive Social environment in which the person living with dementia can experience relative well being (S). more »

2006, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-337-0, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Keywords: carers, community care, counselling, dementia, health care, mental health, nursing, older people, person-centred, psychology, residential care, social care, social work

No More Stinking Thinking

No More Stinking Thinking

A Workbook For Teaching Children Positive Thinking

Joann Altiero

This is workbook teaches children how to develop the cognitive skills that will help them to cope with daily adversity. Each lesson in this mental health "wizard class" explains a different type of "Stinking Thinking" - from ignoring the big picture to making a big (or little) deal out of something - and teaches children how to spot and combat it. more »

2006, Paperback: £11.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-839-9, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 64pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, children, counselling, educational psychology, families, parenting, self esteem, social skills

Non-Accidental Head Injury in Young Children

Non-Accidental Head Injury in Young Children

Medical, Legal and Social Responses

Cathy Cobley and Tom Sanders

This academic research volume explores non-accidental head injury in babies and young children, covering medical, social, and legal aspects of this phenomenon, as well as the responsibilities of professionals, child protection agencies and the media in this area. more »

2006, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-360-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: brain injury, child protection, children, health care, safeguarding children, social work law

Palliative Care, Social Work and Service Users

Palliative Care, Social Work and Service Users

Making Life Possible

Peter Beresford, Lesley Adshead and Suzy Croft

This unique book provides a rare look at social work and palliative care from the perspective of service users. Drawing on new original research, the authors examine service users' experiences, tracking their journeys through it, exploring the care they receive and the effects of culture and difference through their first hand comments and ideas. more »

2006, Paperback: £25.00/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-465-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: bereavement, carers, counselling, death, older people, palliative care, social care, social work

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