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Lost for Words

Lost for Words

Loss and Bereavement Awareness Training

John Holland, Ruth Dance, Nic Macmanus and Carole Stitt

Lost for Words is an innovative "loss awareness" training package designed for teachers and carers supporting children who are experiencing bereavement. All the required resources are included with the pack, including templates for OHP transparencies, handouts for trainees and a bibliography for further reading. more »

2005, Paperback: £29.95/ $55.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-324-0, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 128pp

Keywords: bereavement, child protection, child psychology, counselling, death, education, mental health, palliative care, social work

Pre-Schoolers with Autism

Pre-Schoolers with Autism

An Education and Skills Training Programme for Parents - Manual for Clinicians

Avril V. Brereton and Bruce J. Tonge

This training programme has been developed in response to a real need for evidence-based early interventions for very young autistic children. It is designed to reduce the severity of emotional/behavioural difficulties by managing a child's particular problems and encouraging effective collaboration between professionals and parents. more »

2005, Paperback: £35.00/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-341-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: autism, child psychology, children, early intervention, social skills, special education

Pre-Schoolers with Autism

Pre-Schoolers with Autism

An Education and Skills Training Programme for Parents - Manual for Parents

Avril V. Brereton and Bruce J. Tonge

This training programme has been developed in response to a real need for evidence-based early interventions for very young autistic children. It is designed to reduce the severity of emotional/behavioural difficulties by managing a child's particular problems and encouraging effective collaboration between professionals and parents. more »

2005, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-342-4, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 128pp

Keywords: autism, child psychology, children, early intervention, social skills, special education

Without You – Children and Young People Growing Up with Loss and its Effects

Without You – Children and Young People Growing Up with Loss and its Effects

Tamar Granot

In this sympathetic book, Tamar Granot explains the immediate and long-term effects of loss on children and adolescents. She describes how loss is experienced at different ages, explaining the significant consequences it can have on the development of personality. Without You provides valuable guidance for parents and carers of bereaved children. more »

2004, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-297-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

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

Children, Youth and Adults with Asperger Syndrome

Children, Youth and Adults with Asperger Syndrome

Integrating Multiple Perspectives

Edited by Kevin P. Stoddart

This book offers a comprehensive overview of clinical, research and personal perspectives on Asperger Syndrome, including contributions from parents and experts in the fields of psychology, social work, psychiatry, genetics, sexology and vocational counselling. more »

2004, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-319-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 384pp
2004, Hardback: £55.00/ $90.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-268-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 384pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, adolescence, adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, families, high functioning autism, occupational therapy, psychiatry, social work, special education, youthwork

A Toss of the Dice

A Toss of the Dice

Stories from a Pediatrician's Practice

Natasha T. Hays

Natasha T. Hays uses stories from her paediatric practice to illustrate the challenges faced by children with different types of special needs, including autism, bipolar disorder, genetic syndromes, cerebral palsy, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and giftedness. more »

2004, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-788-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy, children, dyspraxia, emotions, families, fiction, health care, high functioning autism, hyperlexia, memoirs, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, psychology, tics, tourettes

A Strange World – Autism, Asperger's Syndrome and PDD-NOS

A Strange World – Autism, Asperger's Syndrome and PDD-NOS

A Guide for Parents, Partners, Professional Carers, and People with ASDs

Martine F. Delfos

This guide to autistic spectrum disorders comes from a new scientific perspective. Delfos's biopsychological model provides a theoretical analysis of the nature of autism and the problems it can cause. She offers advice on how to approach problems from the perspectives of autistic children, adolescents and adults, as well as parents and carers. more »

2004, Paperback: £27.99/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-255-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 416pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, pervasive developmental disorder, psychiatry, sensory issues, social skills, speech and language therapy

New Approaches to Preventing Suicide

New Approaches to Preventing Suicide

A Manual for Practitioners

Edited by David Duffy and Tony Ryan

This book explores the links between self-harm and suicide and presents international approaches to training in suicide prevention for professionals. It debates the legality and morality of assisted self-harm and analyse the rate and causes of suicide among specific groups, people in custody and people with mental illnesses. more »

2004, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-221-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 384pp

Keywords: child psychology, counselling, mental health, nursing, psychiatry, risk assessment, social care, social work

Amy Elizabeth Goes to Play Therapy

Amy Elizabeth Goes to Play Therapy

A book to Assist Psychotherapists in Helping Young Children Understand and Benefit from Play Therapy

Kathleen A. Chara and Paul J. Chara, Jr.
Illustrated by J.M. Berns

This book suggests that therapy will be a fun and beneficial experience. Answering the most commonly asked questions in simple, accessible language, Amy Elizabeth guides the reader through the experience of therapy, describing what happens at a play therapy session, the reasons why children may need therapy, and the goals of the process. more »

2004, Paperback: £9.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-775-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 64pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, counselling, play therapy, psychotherapy

Children and Behavioural Problems

Children and Behavioural Problems

Anxiety, Aggression, Depression and ADHD – A Biopsychological Model with Guidelines for Diagnostics and Treatment

Martine F. Delfos

Delfos discusses a variety of childhood behavioural problems, including anxiety problems, depression and ADHD. Presenting a model of the interplay of environment, disposition and central nervous system development, she shows how differences in brain structure between the sexes may play a part in behavioural problems in children and adolescents. more »

2004, Paperback: £22.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-196-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Keywords: ADHD, anger management, challenging behaviour, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, educational psychology, inclusive classroom, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

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

Therapeutic Approaches in Work with Traumatised Children and Young People

Therapeutic Approaches in Work with Traumatised Children and Young People

Theory and Practice

Patrick Tomlinson

Therapeutic Approaches in Work with Traumatized Children and Young People provides a clear and comprehensive link between theory and practice. The author shows how practice in residential child care, fostering and other areas of work with children can be developed in a way that is thoughtful and underpinned by a sound theoretical base. more »

2004, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-187-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, community care, counselling, residential care, safeguarding children, social work, therapeutic communities, trauma, youthwork

Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescence

Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescence

Claudine Fox and Keith Hawton

The authors discuss risk factors for self-harm, including depression, substance abuse and antisocial behaviour, and critically examine key screening instruments that can be used to assess risk. They describe how suicidal behaviour can be managed and prevented, and look at the effectiveness of aftercare treatment for those who self-harm. more »

2004, Paperback: £18.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-237-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: adolescence, challenging behaviour, child psychology, children, counselling, depression, emotions, mental health, self harm, social work, teenagers, violence

Tics and Tourette Syndrome

Tics and Tourette Syndrome

A Handbook for Parents and Professionals

Uttom Chowdhury

This book explains the clinical signs and symptoms of Tourette and related conditions, and their possible causes. Presenting strategies for dealing with associated difficulties, including low self-esteem, anger-management and bullying, this book will be invaluable to parents, teachers, social workers and other professionals. more »

2004, Paperback: £12.95/ $20.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-203-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy, tics, tourettes

David's Secret Soccer Goals

David's Secret Soccer Goals

Caroline Levine

David's Secret Soccer Goals is a warm and sensitive look inside the mind of a boy with bed wetting problems. It delicately highlights the fears and worries that a child in this position can go through, whilst also giving practical advice on how to deal positively with the situation. more »

2004, Paperback: £8.99/ $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-772-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 40pp

Keywords: bullying, child psychology, children, encopresis, fiction, self esteem, social skills, special education

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