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Life Story Work with Children Who are Fostered or Adopted

Life Story Work with Children Who are Fostered or Adopted

Creative Ideas and Activities

Katie Wrench and Lesley Naylor

This is an accessible book full of tested techniques and creative ideas for professionals who may have little time and few resources, but who need to carry out life story work that works. The author describes the conditions needed to carry out life story work and feature activities to accompany the different stages covered. more »

2013, Paperback: £14.99/ $23.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-343-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 112pp

Keywords: adoption, attachment, children, counselling, creativity, fostering, looked after children, parenting, residential care, social work, storymaking, trauma

Safeguarding Adults and the Law

Safeguarding Adults and the Law

2nd edition

Michael Mandelstam

The safeguarding of vulnerable adults continues to increase in importance. Now in its second edition, this book sets this complex area of work within an extensive legal framework, providing many useful pointers for practitioners and students. It comprehensively reflects recent changes to the law, and includes many new case studies. more »

2013, Paperback: £40.00/ $69.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-300-6, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 672pp

Keywords: adult protection, adults, advocacy, carers, community care, dementia, disability, elder abuse, law, mental health, older people, residential care, social care, social work, social work law

Attachment in Common Sense and Doodles

Attachment in Common Sense and Doodles

A Practical Guide

Miriam Silver

An informal introduction to attachment and what it means for understanding and helping children who have experienced trauma, neglect or abuse. Doodles featuring throughout the book bring the ideas to life - ideal for parents or professionals caring for fostered, adopted and looked after children. more »

2013, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-314-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 208pp

Keywords: adoption, attachment, child development, child psychology, counselling, education, fostering, looked after children, parenting, psychology, social work, trauma

Good Practice in Promoting Recovery and Healing for Abused Adults

Good Practice in Promoting Recovery and Healing for Abused Adults

Edited by Jacki Pritchard

Good Practice in Recovery and Healing from Abuse: Adult Survivors is an extensive guide that gives insight on how to be creative in helping adult victims of abuse through the recovery and healing processes. The book features chapters written by practitioners and researchers involved in the different sectors of working with abuse. more »

2013, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-372-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: adult protection, adults, community care, counselling, domestic abuse, health care, older people, residential care, sexual abuse, social care, social work, supported living, trauma

Starving the Anxiety Gremlin

Starving the Anxiety Gremlin

A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Anxiety Management for Young People

Kate Collins-Donnelly

This engaging workbook helps young people aged 10+ understand and manage anxiety. Based on cognitive behavioural therapy principles, the activities will help young people understand why they get anxious and how to use simple, practical techniques to manage and control their anxiety. Suitable to work through alone or with a parent or practitioner. more »

2013, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-341-9, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 168pp

Keywords: adolescence, anxiety, children, cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling, education, emotions, mental health, parenting, pastoral care, resilience, self esteem, social care, social work, teenagers, youthwork

Starving the Stress Gremlin

Starving the Stress Gremlin

A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Stress Management for Young People

Kate Collins-Donnelly

Drawing on cognitive behavioural therapy principles, this book is a valuable resource for helping children and young people understand and control their stress. It uses example scenarios, activities and young people's comments to teach them effective emotional management skills and is aimed at those working with young people as well as parents. more »

2013, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-340-2, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 136pp

Keywords: adolescence, anxiety, children, cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling, education, emotions, mental health, parenting, pastoral care, resilience, self esteem, social care, social work, teenagers, youthwork

Theatre of Witness

Theatre of Witness

Finding the Medicine in Stories of Suffering, Transformation, and Peace

Teya Sepinuck

Theatre of Witness is a model of performance that gives voice to those who have been marginalized, forgotten or lost to society, creating a safe forum for audiences to bear witness to accounts of suffering and transformation. This book chronicles the author's 26 years of creating theatre with people whose stories have previously gone untold. more »

2013, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-382-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: bereavement, counselling, domestic abuse, emotions, expressive therapies, families, memoirs, offenders, psychodrama, psychology, resilience, restorative justice, self esteem, sexual abuse, storymaking, theatre, trauma, violence

Healing Eating Disorders with Psychodrama and Other Action Methods

Healing Eating Disorders with Psychodrama and Other Action Methods

Beyond the Silence and the Fury

Karen Carnabucci and Linda Ciotola

Psychodrama and other action methods are especially helpful in the treatment of eating disorders as well as dieting struggles, body dissatisfaction and associated issues of fear, sadness, silence and shame. This book provides clinicians with sound theory, practical treatment guidelines and clinically-tested action structures and interventions. more »

2013, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-934-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: anorexia, anxiety, bodywork, bulimia, complementary therapies, dramatherapy, eating disorders, emotions, energy work, expressive therapies, mental health, mental illness, movement, psychodrama, psychology, psychotherapy, trauma

Healthy Mindsets for Super Kids

Healthy Mindsets for Super Kids

A Resilience Programme for Children Aged 7-14

Stephanie Azri
Illustrated by Sid Azri

This 10 session program is designed to boost resilience in children aged 7—14. With help from a comic strip story and superhero characters, each session tackles a key issue, from forming healthy relationships and overcoming anxiety, to dealing with grief and thinking positively. Worksheets, creative activities and tips for parents are included. more »

2013, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-315-0, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 176pp

Keywords: bullying, children, counselling, education, educational psychology, mental health, pastoral care, PSHE, relationships, resilience, self esteem, social work, youthwork

Ed says U said

Ed says U said

Eating Disorder Translator

June Alexander and Cate Sangster

A unique resource of information on eating disorders (EDs), this book aims to improve communication between people with EDs and their loved ones by revealing the ED mind set and decoding language choices. Full of everyday examples, it details the common pitfalls and gives invaluable advice on how best to defuse the triggers. more »

2012, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-331-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: adults, anorexia, anxiety, bulimia, challenging behaviour, communication, counselling, eating disorders, families, mental illness, obsessive compulsive disorder, parenting, psychology, relationships, self harm, teenagers

Ethical Maturity in the Helping Professions

Ethical Maturity in the Helping Professions

Making Difficult Life and Work Decisions

Michael Carroll and Elisabeth Shaw

Ethical Maturity in the Helping Professions provides a comprehensive overview of the most influential ideas in ethical thinking across the ages. It explores the ethical challenges through an interdisciplinary approach and presents a brand new model for becoming ethically mature professionals in the process. more »

2012, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-387-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 384pp

Keywords: careers, carers, counselling, health care, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy, social care, social work, supervision

Healing World Trauma with the Therapeutic Spiral Model

Healing World Trauma with the Therapeutic Spiral Model

Psychodramatic Stories from the Frontlines

Edited by Kate Hudgins and Francesca Toscani

This book provides an accessible introduction to the Therapeutic Spiral Model in practice, describing how it works, its relationship with classical psychodrama, neurobiology, experiential psychotherapy and clinical psychology, how it differs from other experiential methods and how it has been used with diverse populations and in different cultures. more »

2012, Paperback: £26.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-923-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 368pp

Keywords: counselling, domestic abuse, dramatherapy, eating disorders, expressive therapies, families, group psychotherapy, mental health, offenders, psychodrama, psychology, psychotherapy, theatre, trauma

Hearing Young People Talk About Witnessing Domestic Violence

Hearing Young People Talk About Witnessing Domestic Violence

Exploring Feelings, Coping Strategies and Pathways to Recovery

Susan Collis

This book explores the cases of five young people who have been victims of domestic violence. It provides deep insight into how their experiences have affected their emotional behaviour, the complexities of issues related to it and those aspects of support which provide the greatest benefit to them. more »

2012, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-378-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: adolescence, child protection, child psychology, counselling, domestic abuse, families, psychotherapy, relationships, safeguarding children, social care, social work, teenagers, violence

Mastering Social Work Values and Ethics

Mastering Social Work Values and Ethics

Farrukh Akhtar

This key text examines ethical concerns arising at different stages of professional development in social work and offers guidelines to overcoming them. Practice pointers equip practitioners with the skills and knowledge to move beyond professional codes and work to a broader set of values. more »

2012, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-274-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 168pp

Keywords: social care, social work

The "BASIC Ph" Model of Coping and Resiliency

The "BASIC Ph" Model of Coping and Resiliency

Theory, Research and Cross-Cultural Application

Edited by Mooli Lahad, Miri Shacham and Ofra Ayalon

The "BASIC Ph" model of coping and resiliency, developed by Prof. Mooli Lahad, was the first to describe coping as an on-going effort to manage life challenges. This is the first book to be published on this world-renowned approach, widely used as an effective resiliency assessment, intervention, and recovery model. more »

2012, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-231-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: arts therapies, attachment, counselling, dramatherapy, expressive therapies, families, grief, mental health, nursing, play therapy, psychology, psychotherapy, resilience, social work, trauma

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