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Conduct Disorder and Offending Behaviour in Young People

Conduct Disorder and Offending Behaviour in Young People

Findings from Research

Kristin Liabø and Joanna Richardson

This book reviews the literature on a number of techniques and treatment approaches designed for use with adolescent conduct disorder and young offenders. The authors also provide an overview of the condition including its developmental pathway; the criteria for diagnosing conduct disorder, and services for adolescents. more »

2007, Paperback: £17.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-508-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: child psychiatry, child psychology, mental health, offenders

Understanding Your Young Child with Special Needs

Understanding Your Young Child with Special Needs

Pamela Bartram

Understanding Your Young Child with Special Needs explores the developmental impact of disability on normal stages of child development, and examines the complex nature of the emotional bonds between parents and their children with special needs. more »

2007, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-533-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 80pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child development, child protection, child psychology, education, emotions, parenting, psychology

Helping Children to Build Self-Esteem

Helping Children to Build Self-Esteem

A Photocopiable Activities Book
2nd edition

Deborah M. Plummer
Illustrated by Alice Harper

This activities book will support teaching staff, therapists and carers in encouraging feelings of competence and self-worth in children and their families. It is primarily designed for use with individuals and groups of children aged 7-11, but the ideas can easily be adapted for older and younger children and children with learning difficulties. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-488-9, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 288pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child development, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, counselling, creativity, educational psychology, emotions, psychology, self esteem, social skills, social work

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

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

Still Here with Me

Still Here with Me

Teenagers and Children on Losing a Parent

Edited by Suzanne Sjöqvist
Translated by Margaret Myers

This book is a moving and thoughtful anthology of the experiences of thirty-one children and teenagers who have lost a parent. It is a valuable source of information and comfort to young people who are struggling to cope with the loss of a parent, whilst also providing insights for parents and professionals into the needs of grieving children. more »

2006, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-501-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: bereavement, child protection, child psychology, counselling, palliative care, pastoral care, social work

Improving Children's Services Networks

Improving Children's Services Networks

Lessons from Family Centres

Jane Tunstill, Jane Aldgate and Marilyn Hughes

This book details and evaluates expert research into the developing role of family centres in the light of current political and social trends including. A vital addition to the literature on child care services, Improving Children's Services Networks is essential reading for social care practitioners and students, and government policy makers. more »

2006, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-461-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: carers, child protection, child psychology, children, children's rights, community care, education, families, parenting, social care, social policy, social work, supported living

The Chronic Illness Game

The Chronic Illness Game

Isabelle Streng and A.M. Stradmeijer

The Chronic Illness Game facilitates the improvement of social skills and coping strategies in children with a chronic illness who often suffer from impaired psychological and social development. The game should be facilitated by a health or mental health professional and is intended for use with groups of up to six players or with families. more »

2006, Board Game: £43.66 + VAT = £52.39/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-376-9

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child protection, child psychology, educational psychology, occupational therapy, play therapy, special education

The Obesity Game

The Obesity Game

Isabelle Streng and A.M. Stradmeijer

The Obesity Game is devised to identify and change behavioural eating and exercise patterns and to facilitate the understanding and disclosure of the complex feelings these children experience. It educates them about food facts, metabolism, dieting and addresses challenging emotional issues related to denial and shame. more »

2006, Board Game: £43.66 + VAT = £52.39/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-377-6

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, eating disorders, educational psychology, health care, occupational therapy, parenting, play therapy, social work, special education

Children Who Commit Acts of Serious Interpersonal Violence

Children Who Commit Acts of Serious Interpersonal Violence

Messages for Best Practice

Edited by Ann Hagell and Renuka Jeyarajah-Dent

This book explores risk management and successful intervention for children in care who have committed, or are at risk of committing, acts of serious violence. The contributors provide an overview of the factors leading to extremely violent behaviour and discuss the complexities of diagnosis and definition from a multidisciplinary perspective. more »

2006, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-384-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: adolescence, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, drugs, offenders, sexual abuse, social care, social work, substance abuse, trauma, violence, youthwork

Understanding Attachment and Attachment Disorders

Understanding Attachment and Attachment Disorders

Theory, Evidence and Practice

Vivien Prior and Danya Glaser

This book offers a thorough examination and discussion of the evidence on attachment, its influence on development, and attachment disorders. Summarising the existing knowledge base in accessible language, this is a comprehensive reference book for professionals including social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, teachers, and researchers. more »

2006, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-245-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: adoption, attachment, child protection, child psychology, counselling, fostering, mental health, parenting, psychiatry, psychology, social work

By Their Own Young Hand

By Their Own Young Hand

Deliberate Self-harm and Suicidal Ideas in Adolescents

Keith Hawton and Karen Rodham
With Emma Evans

The authors identify the risk and protective factors for self-harm, exploring why some adolescents with suicidal thoughts go on to harm themselves while others do not, what motivates some young people to seek help, and whether distressed teenagers feel they receive the support they need. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-230-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 264pp

Keywords: adolescence, anxiety, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, counselling, depression, health care, parenting, self harm, social work, suicide, teenagers, youthwork

Talking To My Mum

Talking To My Mum

A Picture Workbook for Workers, Mothers and Children Affected by Domestic Abuse

Cathy Humphreys, Ravi K Thiara, Agnes Skamballis and Audrey Mullender

Talking to My Mum is an activity pack for five-eight-year-olds whose families have experienced domestic abuse to help and encourage them to open up to their mothers about their distressing experiences. The book is full of illustrated worksheets featuring animal characters who encourage the young reader to explore a range of memories. more »

2006, Paperback: £17.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-422-3, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 96pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, children, counselling, domestic abuse, families, mental health, offenders, parenting, sexual abuse, social work, trauma, violence

Valuing and Educating Young People

Valuing and Educating Young People

Stern Love the Lyward Way

Jeremy Harvey

George Lyward had a gift for working with disturbed young people, and the therapeutic community he ran earned an international reputation for its success in rehabilitating adolescents who were excluded from school. This book explains his ideas on education and emotional development, and shows how his methods are relevant to contemporary practice. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-056-0, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Keywords: adolescence, child protection, child psychology, counselling, education, group psychotherapy, psychology, self esteem, youthwork

Chasing Ideas

Chasing Ideas

The Fun of Freeing Your Child's Imagination

Christine Durham

The author shows how to help children be better, brighter thinkers and helps parents and teachers discover the joys of discussing ideas with children. She shows parents of children aged 3 - 15 how to encourage them to explore ideas, think, make decisions and communicate effectively and to develop these important life skills to take into adulthood. more »

2006, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-460-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, children, education, families, giftedness, parenting, play therapy, self esteem, storymaking

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