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Prevention and Coping in Child and Family Care

Prevention and Coping in Child and Family Care

Mothers in adversity coping with child care

Michael Sheppard
With Mirka Gröhn

This book considers the important question of mothers' coping strategies when they are in adversity. Drawing upon the women's own accounts, it focuses not only on what they do themselves to deal with their problems, but how they integrate their own problem solving approaches with the use of supports. more »

2003, Paperback: £23.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-193-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 352pp

Keywords: child protection, children, counselling, families, parenting, social care, social work

Printmaking as Therapy

Printmaking as Therapy

Frameworks for Freedom

Lucy Mueller White

The author explores the therapeutic advantages of printmaking. She also describes its roots outside art therapy. Relief printing, intaglio, planographic or surface processes, and stencilling are all covered in detail, with many ideas for incorporating them into art therapy sessions. more »

2002, Paperback: £23.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-708-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: art therapy, health care

Professional Boundaries in Social Work and Social Care

Professional Boundaries in Social Work and Social Care

A Practical Guide to Understanding, Maintaining and Managing Your Professional Boundaries

Frank Cooper

This book is as a basic primer for maintaining all types of boundaries during the professional relationship, from legal boundaries and policies governing behaviour to rules surrounding confidentiality. The book offers practical advice and suggestions for how to judge boundaries and for how to manage a situation where boundaries have been crossed. more »

2012, Paperback: £16.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-215-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: careers, carers, community care, counselling, relationships, residential care, social care, social policy, social work, social work law

Professional Risk and Working with People

Professional Risk and Working with People

Decision-Making in Health, Social Care and Criminal Justice

David Carson and Andy Bain

Professional Risk and Working with People provides advice on assessing and managing risks for all those employed to take risks with or on behalf of other people. The authors explore issues of risk assessment and management that provides readers with a broad knowledge of risk practices that can be applied across a range of disciplines. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-389-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: community care, counselling, health care, mental health, offenders, risk assessment, social care, social policy, social work, social work law

Project-Based Group Work Facilitator's Manual

Young People, Youth Workers and Projects

Andy Gibson and Gaynor Clarke

This book is intended to help youth workers to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to work successfully and creatively with groups of adolescents and young adults. It explores how skills are learnt, how values, and understandings are developed and how projects can enhance this process. It also shows how these things can happen in practice. more »

1995, Paperback: £23.99/ $37.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-169-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 200pp

Keywords: adolescence, child protection, counselling, group psychotherapy, social care, social work, teenagers, trauma, violence, youthwork

Promoting Children's Rights in Social Work and Social Care

Promoting Children's Rights in Social Work and Social Care

A Guide to Participatory Practice

Margaret Bell

Everyone seems to agree that children have to be heard, but not on how, where and when they can participate, or the organisation needed to facilitate it. This book addresses these questions. Margaret Bell looks at the reality of children's experiences, examines the variety of definitions of participation and highlights initiatives for involvement. more »

2011, Paperback: £21.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-607-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: advocacy, child protection, children, children's rights, law, safeguarding children, social care, social policy, social work, social work law

Promoting Psychological Well-Being in Children with Acute and Chronic Illness

Promoting Psychological Well-Being in Children with Acute and Chronic Illness

Melinda Edwards and Penny Titman

This book provides a guide to promoting the psychological well-being of children with chronic illnesses and medical conditions, covering support within health, social services and education. It discusses issues such as the impact of diagnosis and the experiences of children and their families in managing their medical condition and treatment. more »

2010, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-967-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 216pp

Keywords: adolescence, advocacy, cancer, carers, cerebral palsy, child development, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, children's rights, cognitive behavioural therapy, communication, counselling, creative therapies, creative writing as therapy, depression, diet, disability, educational psychology, emotions, epilepsy, expressive therapies, families, grief, health care, joint working, mental health, mental illness, nursing, occupational therapy, palliative care, play therapy, psychiatry, psychology, psychotherapy, relationships, resilience, safeguarding children, seizures, self esteem, social care, social work, speech and language therapy, teenagers, transitions

Coming soon! Promoting Public Mental Health and Well-being

Promoting Public Mental Health and Well-being

Principles into Practice

Jean S. Brown, Alyson M. Learmonth and Catherine J. Mackereth

What factors affect mental health and well-being on a societal and individual level, and how can mental health be enhanced through effective prevention and intervention? This book sets out key strategies, and case studies demonstrate principles in practice. Essential reading for mental health and public health professionals and students. more »

November 2014, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-567-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: community care, counselling, depression, early intervention, health care, mental health, mental illness, nursing, resilience, self esteem, social care, social policy, social work, suicide

Promoting Social Interaction for Individuals with Communicative Impairments

Promoting Social Interaction for Individuals with Communicative Impairments

Making Contact

Edited by M. Suzanne Zeedyk

The book presents approaches to nurturing communicative abilities in people with a communication impairment. It looks at a range of approaches, including intensive interaction, co-creative communication, sensory integration and music therapy, for people with a wide range of impairments including autism and dementia. more »

2008, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-539-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, child protection, child psychology, communication, intellectual disabilities, music therapy, occupational therapy, older people

Promoting the Emotional Well Being of Children and Adolescents and Preventing Their Mental Ill Health

Promoting the Emotional Well Being of Children and Adolescents and Preventing Their Mental Ill Health

A Handbook

Edited by Kedar N Dwivedi and Peter Brinley Harper

It provides overviews of the key psychological processes affecting mental health, such as development, attachment, emotion regulation, attention and draws out the implications for preventive measures. There is emphasis on the importance of how initiatives in parenting and education can promote children's emotional well-being. more »

2004, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-153-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 228pp

Keywords: adolescence, attachment, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, children's rights, counselling, emotions, mental health, safeguarding children, social care, social work, teenagers, youthwork

Providing Good Care at Night for Older People

Providing Good Care at Night for Older People

Practical Approaches for Use in Nursing and Care Homes

Diana Kerr and Heather Wilkinson

This book provides night staff, their managers and anyone else with an interest in care homes with the information and practical skills they need to deliver appropriate care at night. The authors look at nutrition and hydration, continence, challenging behaviour, medication, night time checking, pain management and end of life care. more »

2010, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-064-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: adult protection, adults, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, drugs, elder abuse, employment, older people, palliative care, person-centred

Psychodynamic Perspectives on Abuse

Psychodynamic Perspectives on Abuse

The Cost of Fear

Edited by Una McCluskey and Carol-Ann Hooper

Psychodynamic Perspectives on Abuse brings together psychoanalytic psychotherapists, political theorists, organisational consultants, social workers and social policy academics to explore the nature and ramifications of abuse in a new light. Psychodynamic Perspectives on Abuse is unique in its range and focus. more »

2000, Paperback: £27.99/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-686-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: counselling, domestic abuse, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy, sexual abuse, social care, social policy, social work, trauma, violence

Psychohistoriography

Psychohistoriography

A Post-Colonial Psychoanalytical and Psychotherapeutic Model

Frederick W. Hickling

Psychohistoriography lays out a model of group therapy which challenges dominant Eurocentric approaches to psychology and mental health, and includes a step by step process which professionals can use with clients of Caribbean descent to explore issues around race, identity and culture. more »

2012, Paperback: £25.00/ $40.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-357-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 248pp

Keywords: attachment, counselling, dramatherapy, ethnicity, group psychotherapy, health care, mental health, mental illness, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy, race, trauma

Psychological Processes in Deaf Children with Complex Needs

Psychological Processes in Deaf Children with Complex Needs

An Evidence-Based Practical Guide

Lindsey Edwards and Susan Crocker

This book is a concise and authoritative guide for professionals working with deaf children and their families. It draws on the latest evidence to explain the impact of hearing impairment and uses case studies to focus on the key issues for assessment and intervention. It also suggests practical strategies for treatment and development. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-414-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, children, counselling, disability, educational psychology, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, special education, speech and language therapy

New! The Psychology of Emotion in Restorative Practice

The Psychology of Emotion in Restorative Practice

How Affect Script Psychology Explains How and Why Restorative Practice Works

Edited by Vernon C. Kelly, Jr. and Margaret Thorsborne

This book explains the biological theory behind Restorative Practice (RP), showing how and why RP works. Through case studies of RP in different settings, including criminal justice, organizational settings and education, the book shows how the theory of Affect Script Psychology provides the basis for RP, and how theory can be applied in practice. more »

2014, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-974-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: counselling, education, offenders, pastoral care, probation, relationships, restorative justice, social work

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