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Counselling Older People with Alcohol Problems

Counselling Older People with Alcohol Problems

Mike Fox and Lesley Wilson

Alcohol misuse is becoming an increasingly significant issue for people aged 55 and over. This practical guide explores the factors that differentiate older drinkers, and introduces an innovative person-centred model that will help counsellors and other healthcare professionals to them the help and support they need. more »

2011, Paperback: £20.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-117-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: addiction, adult protection, adults, alcohol, Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, carers, communication, community care, counselling, dementia, depression, occupational therapy, older people, pastoral care, person-centred, psychiatry, psychology, psychotherapy, residential care, self esteem, social care, social work, substance abuse, supervision, supported living

Good Practice in Assessing Risk

Good Practice in Assessing Risk

Current Knowledge, Issues and Approaches

Edited by Hazel Kemshall and Bernadette Wilkinson

This book is a comprehensive guide to good practice for those working with risk, covering a wide variety of social care settings. The contributors discuss a range of key issues relating to risk including positive risk-taking, collaborating with victims and practitioners in the design of assessment tools, resilience to risk, and defensibility. more »

2011, Paperback: £20.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-059-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: community care, disability, domestic abuse, forensic psychiatry, health care, looked after children, mental health, nursing, occupational therapy, probation, risk assessment, safeguarding children, sexual abuse, social care, social work

Hearing the Person with Dementia

Hearing the Person with Dementia

Person-Centred Approaches to Communication for Families and Caregivers

Bernie McCarthy

This book clearly explains what happens to communication as dementia progresses. Advocating a person-centred approach to dementia care, the author describes methods of verbal and non-verbal communication, techniques for communicating with people who cannot speak or move easily, and strategies for communicating more effectively. more »

2011, Paperback: £12.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-186-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: adults, Alzheimer's disease, carers, communication, dementia, nursing, older people, person-centred, residential care

Human Givens Therapy with Adolescents

Human Givens Therapy with Adolescents

A Practical Guide for Professionals

Yvonne Yates

This resource offers an essential insight into the emotional well-being of adolescents and a detailed overview of the Human Givens approach. The book provides useful assessment tools and practical interventions, all supported by photocopiable materials that include question sheets for the client and record charts for the practitioner. more »

2011, Paperback: £23.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-170-5, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 192pp

Keywords: adolescence, child psychology, counselling, educational psychology, mental health, occupational therapy, pastoral care, PSHE, psychology, self esteem, social care, teenagers, youthwork

An Integrative Approach to Therapy and Supervision

An Integrative Approach to Therapy and Supervision

A Practical Guide for Counsellors and Psychotherapists

Mary Harris and Anne Brockbank

This book presents an innovative model for therapy and supervision. It draws on ideas from the psychological traditions of Transactional Analysis, Gestalt theory and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to develop an integrated approach to working with clients and to developing a supervisor-supervisee relationship that can adapt to suit individual needs. more »

2011, Paperback: £20.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-636-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: counselling, psychotherapy

Solution Focused Therapy for the Helping Professions

Solution Focused Therapy for the Helping Professions

Barry Winbolt

This accessible guide to Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), an effective therapeutic approach which focuses on strengths and achievements, provides a practical introduction to what SFBT is and how to use it with clients. Barry Winbolt leads the reader through the principles, techniques and steps involved in the approach. more »

2010, Paperback: £18.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-970-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: carers, communication, counselling, health care, nursing, occupational therapy, psychology, psychotherapy, social care, social work

A Treatment Manual for Adolescents Displaying Harmful Sexual Behaviour

A Treatment Manual for Adolescents Displaying Harmful Sexual Behaviour

Change for Good

Eamon McCrory
Illustrated by Paula Walker-Rhymes

A Treatment Manual for Adolescents Displaying Harmful Sexual Behaviour is a resource for clinicians working therapeutically with male adolescents who have shown harmful sexual behaviour. Comprised of a printed manual and a CD-ROM, it is designed to be delivered over 30 sessions across 4 modules, but can be adapted to suit the needs of individuals. more »

2010, Paperback: £49.99/ $95.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-146-0, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 160pp

Keywords: adolescence, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling, forensic psychiatry, forensic psychotherapy, mental health, mental illness, psychiatry, sexual abuse, teenagers

Working with Suicidal Individuals

Working with Suicidal Individuals

A Guide to Providing Understanding, Assessment and Support

Tony White

Working with Suicidal Individuals provides a comprehensive guide to understanding suicide, the assessment of risk, and the treatment and management of suicidal individuals. It covers the theory behind suicidal behaviour, using Transactional Analysis to explore the personality types of suicidal individuals and to understand their motivations. more »

2010, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-115-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: counselling, depression, health care, mental illness, nursing, psychology, psychosis, psychotherapy, risk assessment, self harm, suicide

Once Upon a Group

Once Upon a Group

A Guide to Running and Participating in Successful Groups
2nd edition

Maggie Kindred and Michael Kindred

This book is a short, light-hearted guide to groupwork, providing an easily-digestible way of understanding group dynamics, the practicalities of running a group, and how to participate in one. It covers how and where to set up a group, the size of the group and the arrangement of chairs, and the importance of boundaries and rules within a group. more »

2010, Paperback: £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-166-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: communication, counselling, education, group psychotherapy, psychology, psychotherapy, relationships, social care, social work, youthwork

Creative Expression Activities for Teens

Creative Expression Activities for Teens

Exploring Identity through Art, Craft and Journaling

Bonnie Thomas

This book is bursting with art and journal activities, creative challenges, and miniature projects, all of which help teenagers to understand and express who they are and what is important to them. These fun ideas can be tailored to suit the individual, and require minimal equipment and even less artistic know-how, so can be enjoyed by all. more »

2010, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-842-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: adolescence, art therapy, arts therapies, child development, counselling, creative therapies, creative writing as therapy, creativity, education, expressive therapies, families, interdisciplinary arts therapies, mental health, occupational therapy, pastoral care, PSHE, psychology, self esteem, social care, storymaking, teenagers, youthwork

Performing New Lives

Performing New Lives

Prison Theatre

Jonathan Shailor

Performing New Lives draws together some of the most original and innovative programs in contemporary prison theatre. Leading prison theatre directors and practitioners discuss the prison theatre experience first-hand, and offer valuable insights. It is essential reading for drama therapists, theatre artists, prison educators and academics. more »

2010, Paperback: £24.99/ $38.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-823-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Keywords: arts therapies, dramatherapy, mental health, offenders, psychotherapy, theatre

Recording Skills in Safeguarding Adults

Recording Skills in Safeguarding Adults

Best Practice and Evidential Requirements

Jacki Pritchard
With Simon Leslie

Recording Skills in Safeguarding Adults is the comprehensive guide to keeping accurate, effective and complete records in safeguarding adults work. It covers crucial skills in recording, including how to write effectively; evidential requirements when writing statements and reports for court, minute-taking and includes examples of good recording. more »

2010, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-112-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adult protection, carers, community care, elder abuse, health care, mental health, nursing, older people, residential care, risk assessment, sexual abuse, social care, social work, supported living

Therapeutic Journal Writing

Therapeutic Journal Writing

An Introduction for Professionals

Kate Thompson

The author of this book guides the reader through developing journal writing to use as a therapeutic tool. The book includes advice on working with individuals, facilitating a therapeutic writing group, proposed clinical applications, practical techniques, useful journal prompts, exercises and case vignettes. more »

2010, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-690-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: arts therapies, counselling, creative therapies, creative writing as therapy, creativity, emotions, expressive therapies, families, grief, group psychotherapy, health care, interdisciplinary arts therapies, mental health, occupational therapy, offenders, poetry, psychoanalysis, psychology, relationships, self esteem, self harm, sexual abuse, social care, social work, supervision, trauma

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME

Support for Family and Friends

Elizabeth Turp

This book provides the families and friends of people with CFS/ME with an introduction to the condition, and explains what can be done to support those who have it. It offers useful advice on how to help a loved one cope with it, and suggests ways to help them with everyday issues such as personal hygiene, nutrition, finances, and relationships. more »

2010, Paperback: £11.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-141-5, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 240pp

Keywords: disability, health care, social care

A Practical Guide to Working with Reluctant Clients in Health and Social Care

A Practical Guide to Working with Reluctant Clients in Health and Social Care

Maggie Kindred
Illustrated by Cath Kindred

Practitioners in social care are often required to work with clients who do not want to work with them, and these 'reluctant' clients can often be the most challenging, but most rewarding, to work with. This practical, jargon-free book covers all the issues that practitioners are likely to encounter in the course of working with reluctant clients. more »

2010, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-102-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: adults, advocacy, anger management, carers, challenging behaviour, child protection, children, communication, community care, domestic abuse, early intervention, emotions, families, fostering, health care, looked after children, mental health, mental illness, nursing, offenders, older people, parenting, pastoral care, probation, psychotherapy, race, relationships, safeguarding children, social care, social skills, social work, supported living, teenagers

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