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Trauma Healing at the Clay Field

Trauma Healing at the Clay Field

A Sensorimotor Art Therapy Approach

Cornelia Elbrecht

'Work at the Clay Field' is an art therapy discipline that uses sensorimotor methods that are highly effective for trauma healing in adults and children. This book is a comprehensive training manual for art therapists and mental health professionals covering all aspects of the approach including setting, theory, practice and case studies. more »

2012, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-345-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp

Keywords: adults, art therapy, bodywork, child psychology, children, counselling, creative therapies, creativity, energy work, expressive therapies, grief, mental health, play therapy, psychology, psychotherapy, storymaking, trauma

Working with Drug and Alcohol Users

Working with Drug and Alcohol Users

A Guide to Providing Understanding, Assessment and Support

Tony White

An accessible guide to providing effective support to substance users. The book uses transactional analysis to provide models for understanding substance use, assessing clients, intervention and treatment. Counseling techniques such as motivational interviewing and relapse process work are included, and case studies feature throughout. more »

2012, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-294-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: addiction, alcohol, counselling, drugs, health care, mental health, psychology, psychotherapy, social work, substance abuse

A Short Introduction to Understanding and Supporting Children and Young People Who Self-Harm

A Short Introduction to Understanding and Supporting Children and Young People Who Self-Harm

Carol Fitzpatrick

An easy-to-read guide for parents, carers and professionals working with young people showing signs of self-harm and suicidal behaviours, which gives advice on how to identify problems and how to support the young person. more »

2012, Paperback: £12.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-281-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: adolescence, child psychology, children, counselling, depression, families, looked after children, mental health, parenting, pastoral care, residential care, self harm, social care, social work, suicide, teenagers, youthwork

Social Care, Service Users and User Involvement

Social Care, Service Users and User Involvement

Edited by Peter Beresford and Sarah Carr

This book provides a definitive critical introduction to service user views and involvement. It addresses both the theoretical and practical issues of service user involvement, and includes initiatives on the impact and outcomes from involvement. more »

2012, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.50
ISBN: 978-1-84905-075-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: advocacy, disability, domicilary care, mental health, person-centred, personalisation, social care, social work

Dramatic Problem Solving

Dramatic Problem Solving

Drama-Based Group Exercises for Conflict Transformation

Steven T. Hawkins

This concise book of drama-based exercises will be an invaluable tool for practitioners looking to facilitate conflict transformation with a wide range of contexts and client groups. Each stage of the dramatic problem solving approach is accompanied by activities and illustrated with examples from the author's extensive experience. more »

2012, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-325-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 136pp

Keywords: communication, counselling, creative therapies, dramatherapy, education, expressive therapies, group psychotherapy, play, psychodrama, psychology, psychotherapy, relationships, social work, theatre, violence, youthwork

Effective Working with Neglected Children and their Families

Effective Working with Neglected Children and their Families

Linking Interventions to Long-term Outcomes

Elaine Farmer and Eleanor Lutman

Using findings from a research study conducted over five years, this book gives an insight into current social care provision for children suffering from neglect. It highlights the complex and enduring needs of the children most likely to drop out of range of social care systems, and offers practical guidelines for reengaging children and services. more »

2012, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.50
ISBN: 978-1-84905-288-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: child protection, safeguarding children, social care, social policy, social work

A Little Book of Tobacco

A Little Book of Tobacco

Activities to Explore Smoking Issues with Young People

Vanessa Rogers

This resource is packed with games and activities that explore smoking issues with young people aged 13–19. From fun group games and challenging quizzes to role-plays and thought-provoking discussions, the activities will help young people understand the facts and issues, and make positive, healthy choices. more »

2012, Paperback: £11.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-305-1, 210mm x 148mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp

Keywords: addiction, adolescence, alcohol, drugs, education, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, pastoral care, probation, PSHE, social work, substance abuse, teenagers, youthwork

Little Books on Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco Set

Little Books on Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco Set

Vanessa Rogers

A set of three books of activities exploring alcohol, drugs and smoking issues. The fun and engaging activities will help young people understand the facts and get thinking and talking about the issues in order to make positive, healthy choices. Suitable for use with groups or individual young people aged 11—19. more »

2012, Paperback: £30.00/ $54.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-313-6, 210mm x 148mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 384pp

Keywords: addiction, adolescence, alcohol, drugs, education, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, pastoral care, probation, PSHE, social work, substance abuse, teenagers, youthwork

Creating Person-Centred Organisations

Creating Person-Centred Organisations

Strategies and Tools for Managing Change in Health, Social Care and the Voluntary Sector

Stephen Stirk and Helen Sanderson

A guide for charities and private sector organisations in health and social care on how to become a person-centred organisation, which provides strategies and tools rooted in experience. more »

2012, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-260-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 336pp

Keywords: community care, dementia, disability, domicilary care, health care, intellectual disabilities, mental health, nursing, palliative care, person-centred, personalisation, residential care, social care, social policy, social work, supported living

Empathic Care for Children with Disorganized Attachments

Empathic Care for Children with Disorganized Attachments

A Model for Mentalizing, Attachment and Trauma-Informed Care

Chris Taylor

This practical guide synthesises attachment, trauma and Mentalization theory into a practice model for those caring for children and young people with disorganized attachment. It aims to equip practitioners with the knowledge and skills to provide empathic care in safe, therapeutic relationships that support both the child and the caregiver. more »

2012, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-182-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: adolescence, adoption, attachment, child development, child psychology, counselling, fostering, looked after children, residential care, resilience, social care, social work, trauma

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Ageing

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Ageing

Biographical Approaches for Inclusive Care and Support

Edited by Richard Ward, Ian Rivers and Mike Sutherland

This book explores the lives and perspectives of older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. As their distinct needs are often overlooked due to lack of understanding, this book demonstrates how life course approaches can offer insights into their support needs as they grow older, from housing and health care to community support. more »

2012, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-257-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adults, carers, counselling, dementia, health care, nursing, older people, palliative care, person-centred, residential care, sexuality, social care, social work

Setting Up and Facilitating Bereavement Support Groups

Setting Up and Facilitating Bereavement Support Groups

A Practical Guide

Dodie Graves

A practical introduction to setting up and facilitating bereavement support groups, guiding the reader through all stages. It examines the different skills needed, and uses case studies and research to suggest models of best practice across a range of group settings. The guidance will help make groups successful for participants and facilitators. more »

2012, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-271-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: bereavement, counselling, death, giftedness, grief, palliative care, pastoral care, practical theology, social work

Sleep

Sleep

Multi-Professional Perspectives

Edited by Andrew Green and Alex Westcombe
With Ved Varma

This multi-disciplinary book offers an unprecedented range of contributions relating to sleep in one comprehensive volume. The science of sleep and its sociological and cultural aspects are explored, as are sleep disorders, the importance of sleep for daytime performance and the ways in which sleep is affected by medical and psychiatric conditions. more »

2012, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-062-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 328pp

Keywords: occupational therapy, psychiatry, psychology, sleep

What Men with Asperger Syndrome Want to Know About Women, Dating and Relationships

What Men with Asperger Syndrome Want to Know About Women, Dating and Relationships

Maxine Aston

Many Asperger men are confused and bewildered by women, dating and relationships and find it hard to know how to get it right. This practical handbook provides many of the answers to their key questions about women and dating, helping them to understand how to have successful relationships. more »

2012, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-269-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: adults, anger management, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, bullying, cognitive behavioural therapy, communication, counselling, depression, disability, emotions, families, high functioning autism, life skills, mental health, obsessive compulsive disorder, parenting, psychology, psychotherapy, relationships, resilience, self esteem, sensory issues, sex education, sexuality, social skills

Young People Leaving Care

Young People Leaving Care

Supporting Pathways to Adulthood

Mike Stein

An authoritative text highlighting the key issues affecting young people taking the step from leaving care to adulthood. Covers relevant research, policy and practice, and advises on how best to understand, prepare and support young people. more »

2012, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.50
ISBN: 978-1-84905-244-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 200pp

Keywords: adolescence, education, employment, fostering, health care, housing, looked after children, mental health, residential care, resilience, social care, social policy, social work, transitions

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