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Still Here with Me

Still Here with Me

Teenagers and Children on Losing a Parent

Edited by Suzanne Sjöqvist
Translated by Margaret Myers

This book is a moving and thoughtful anthology of the experiences of thirty-one children and teenagers who have lost a parent. It is a valuable source of information and comfort to young people who are struggling to cope with the loss of a parent, whilst also providing insights for parents and professionals into the needs of grieving children. more »

2006, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-501-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

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

Dynamic Security

Dynamic Security

The Democratic Therapeutic Community in Prison

Edited by Michael Parker

Dynamic Security describes the theory, practice and management of democratic therapeutic communities (TCs) in prisons using clinical examples and case studies. The contributors explore the complexities of working in TCs and the powerful emotional impact generated in the process of therapy in the forensic setting. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-385-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: offenders, psychiatry, therapeutic communities

The Chronic Illness Game

The Chronic Illness Game

Isabelle Streng and A.M. Stradmeijer

The Chronic Illness Game facilitates the improvement of social skills and coping strategies in children with a chronic illness who often suffer from impaired psychological and social development. The game should be facilitated by a health or mental health professional and is intended for use with groups of up to six players or with families. more »

2006, Board Game: £43.66 + VAT = £52.39/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-376-9

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child protection, child psychology, educational psychology, occupational therapy, play therapy, special education

The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome

The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome

Tony Attwood

This is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Asperger's syndrome. It brings together information on all aspects of the syndrome for children through to adults. Drawing on case studies from Attwood's extensive clinical experience, and from his correspondence with individuals with AS, this book is authoritative and extremely accessible. more »

2006, Hardback: £35.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-495-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 400pp
2008, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-669-2, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 400pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child psychology, children, educational psychology, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, special education, speech and language therapy, tics, tourettes

The Obesity Game

The Obesity Game

Isabelle Streng and A.M. Stradmeijer

The Obesity Game is devised to identify and change behavioural eating and exercise patterns and to facilitate the understanding and disclosure of the complex feelings these children experience. It educates them about food facts, metabolism, dieting and addresses challenging emotional issues related to denial and shame. more »

2006, Board Game: £43.66 + VAT = £52.39/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-377-6

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, eating disorders, educational psychology, health care, occupational therapy, parenting, play therapy, social work, special education

Understanding Attachment and Attachment Disorders

Understanding Attachment and Attachment Disorders

Theory, Evidence and Practice

Vivien Prior and Danya Glaser

This book offers a thorough examination and discussion of the evidence on attachment, its influence on development, and attachment disorders. Summarising the existing knowledge base in accessible language, this is a comprehensive reference book for professionals including social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, teachers, and researchers. more »

2006, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-245-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: adoption, attachment, child protection, child psychology, counselling, fostering, mental health, parenting, psychiatry, psychology, social work

Children Who Commit Acts of Serious Interpersonal Violence

Children Who Commit Acts of Serious Interpersonal Violence

Messages for Best Practice

Edited by Ann Hagell and Renuka Jeyarajah-Dent

This book explores risk management and successful intervention for children in care who have committed, or are at risk of committing, acts of serious violence. The contributors provide an overview of the factors leading to extremely violent behaviour and discuss the complexities of diagnosis and definition from a multidisciplinary perspective. more »

2006, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-384-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: adolescence, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, drugs, offenders, sexual abuse, social care, social work, substance abuse, trauma, violence, youthwork

Interactive Music Therapy in Child and Family Psychiatry

Interactive Music Therapy in Child and Family Psychiatry

Clinical Practice, Research and Teaching

Amelia Oldfield

This book outlines the rationale for using music therapy in child and family psychiatry. The author reflects on research methodology and describes characteristics of her own approach to therapy, including how to start and end the session, how to motivate children and establish a positive musical dialogue with them, and how to include parents. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-444-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: child psychiatry, child psychology, families, music therapy, psychology, psychotherapy

The Handbook of Gestalt Play Therapy

The Handbook of Gestalt Play Therapy

Practical Guidelines for Child Therapists

Rinda Blom

The Handbook of Gestalt Play Therapy provides the reader with an explanation of gestalt theory, a practical explanation of the gestalt play therapy model and also a wide range of play techniques that can be applied during each phase of the therapy process. It features case studies throughout which illustrate how the techniques work in practice. more »

2006, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-459-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 248pp

Keywords: child development, child psychology, children, counselling, education, parenting, play therapy, social work, special education

Understanding 6-7-Year-Olds

Understanding 6-7-Year-Olds

Corinne Aves

This accessible book provides a wealth of information to help parents, educators and carers better relate to children at this exciting, yet demanding, stage of development. Corinne Aves offers guidance on encouraging children's development and helping them to cope with changing expectations of their behaviour. more »

2006, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-467-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 80pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child development, child protection, education, emotions, families, parenting, psychology

Being Bullied

Being Bullied

Strategies and Solutions for People with Asperger's Syndrome

Nick Dubin

Being Bullied describes the various types of peer abuse and the devastating consequences. Narrated by Nick Dubin and featuring footage of his own childhood that illustrates behaviors that made him an easy target for bullies, the film also includes the stories of three individuals with AS who talk about their experiences of being bullied. more »

2006, DVD: £19.75 + VAT = £23.70/ $35.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-843-6

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, bullying, challenging behaviour, child psychology, children, counselling, depression, education, educational psychology, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, parenting, pastoral care, school phobia, self esteem, social skills, special education

Interactive Music Therapy - A Positive Approach

Interactive Music Therapy - A Positive Approach

Music Therapy at a Child Development Centre

Amelia Oldfield

Amelia Oldfield explains how her approach to music therapy sessions establishes a constructive musical dialogue with children that emphasises positive experiences - these establish trust and allow feelings to be expressed through music. This practical book will be of use to clinicians and teachers working with children with a variety of needs. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-309-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: child psychology, children, music therapy

By Their Own Young Hand

By Their Own Young Hand

Deliberate Self-harm and Suicidal Ideas in Adolescents

Keith Hawton and Karen Rodham
With Emma Evans

The authors identify the risk and protective factors for self-harm, exploring why some adolescents with suicidal thoughts go on to harm themselves while others do not, what motivates some young people to seek help, and whether distressed teenagers feel they receive the support they need. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-230-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 264pp

Keywords: adolescence, anxiety, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, counselling, depression, health care, parenting, self harm, social work, suicide, teenagers, youthwork

Valuing and Educating Young People

Valuing and Educating Young People

Stern Love the Lyward Way

Jeremy Harvey

George Lyward had a gift for working with disturbed young people, and the therapeutic community he ran earned an international reputation for its success in rehabilitating adolescents who were excluded from school. This book explains his ideas on education and emotional development, and shows how his methods are relevant to contemporary practice. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-056-0, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Keywords: adolescence, child protection, child psychology, counselling, education, group psychotherapy, psychology, self esteem, youthwork

Video Modelling and Behaviour Analysis

Video Modelling and Behaviour Analysis

A Guide for Teaching Social Skills to Children with Autism

Christos Nikopoulos and Mickey Keenan

Video modelling is a behaviour modification technique using videotaped scenarios for the child to observe, concentrating the focus of attention and creating an effective stimulus for learning. This book introduces the technique. Illustrative case examples are supported by detailed diagrams and photographs, with clear, accessible explanations. more »

2006, Paperback: £23.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-338-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: anger management, applied behaviour analysis, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, occupational therapy, parenting, psychiatry, psychology, speech and language therapy

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