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Mental Health Services for Minority Ethnic Children and Adolescents

Mental Health Services for Minority Ethnic Children and Adolescents

Edited by Mhemooda Malek and Carol Joughin

The authors consider how ethnicity is defined, and how the field of mental health has developed in the West according to Western concepts of health and well-being, and show how an understanding of the key practice issues and policy and academic debates can enable professionals to develop and fine-tune their cultural competence. more »

2004, Paperback: £21.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-236-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adolescence, child psychology, children, counselling, ethnicity, mental health, social care, social work, teenagers, trauma

Emotional Healing and Self-Esteem

Emotional Healing and Self-Esteem

Inner-life Skills of Relaxation, Visualisation and Mediation for Children and Adolescents

Mark Pearson

It is a guide that presents a range of accessible personal development exercises for children and adolescents, introducing relaxation, visualisation and meditation skills. There are guidelines for planning, presenting and integrating inner-life skills programs in-group work as well as family and group communication games. more »

2004, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-224-3, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 176pp

Keywords: adolescence, child psychology, children, counselling, education, educational psychology, self esteem, youthwork

Emotional Release for Children

Emotional Release for Children

Repairing the Past, Preparing the Future

Mark Pearson and Patricia Nolan

The book provides methods for helping children and adolescents experiencing depression, fear, grief and unpredictable anger to release such emotional stress and develop their happiness and emotional well being. It includes clear, step-by-step games and exercises for encouraging children's growth of self-awareness and reclaiming of self-esteem. more »

2004, Paperback: £27.99/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-225-0, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 224pp

Keywords: bereavement, child psychology, counselling, creative therapies, depression, education, educational psychology, emotions, pastoral care, SEAL, self esteem

Storytelling with Children in Crisis

Storytelling with Children in Crisis

Take Just One Star - How Impoverished Children Heal Through Stories

Molly Salans

Molly Salans has been a storyteller for many years, visiting children who have depression, ADHD and behavioral problems caused by poverty, absent fathers, depressed mothers, run-down schools and violence. Describing her therapy sessions as they happened, = Salans puts the children in the context of their lives and recounts her sessions. more »

2004, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-745-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: ADHD, challenging behaviour, child psychology, children, counselling, storymaking

School Phobia, Panic Attacks and Anxiety in Children

School Phobia, Panic Attacks and Anxiety in Children

Márianna Csóti

Csóti shows how parents and professionals can help children aged 5 - 16 move away from the negative thoughts and behaviour that contribute to school phobia. She tackles specific problems of bullying, separation anxiety and panic attacks, and provides information on current therapies and medication, and what to do if the child regresses. more »

2003, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-091-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: anxiety, child psychology, children, counselling, education, educational psychology, occupational therapy, parenting, school phobia, social work

Human Resilience

Human Resilience

A Fifty Year Quest

Ann Clarke and Alan Clarke

Anyone working with disadvantaged children and those with learning disabilities will be interested in Human Resilience's practical implications: how resilience can be improved both by personal characteristics such as self-esteem, problem-solving ability or sociability, interacting with external support. more »

2003, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-139-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 432pp
2003, Hardback: £59.99/ $95.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-138-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 432pp

Keywords: intellectual disabilities, psychology

Sensory Perceptual Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Sensory Perceptual Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Different Sensory Experiences - Different Perceptual Worlds

Olga Bogdashina

Bogdashina attempts to define the role of sensory perceptual problems in autism identified by autistic individuals themselves. She singles out possible patterns of sensory experiences in autism and the cognitive differences caused by them. The final chapters are devoted to assessment and intervention. more »

2003, Paperback: £14.95/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-166-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adolescence, adults, Asperger syndrome, children, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, psychology, sensory issues, sensory stimulation, special education

Simultaneous Treatment of Parent and Child

Simultaneous Treatment of Parent and Child

2nd edition

Saralea E. Chazan

The author's introduction to the simultaneous treatment of parent and child brings together theoretical background and suggestions for practice in an accessible and comprehensive format. This useful book will be a welcome resource for social workers, child psychiatrists, family therapists and other professionals working with children. more »

2003, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-736-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, counselling, families, parenting, psychiatry, social work

Children's Unspoken Language

Children's Unspoken Language

Gwyneth Doherty-Sneddon

The author, a developmental psychologist and mother, demonstrates how a young child's developing personality and intelligence is revealed through non-verbal communication. She shows how parents and other adults have the potential to facilitate a child's social and intellectual growth through acknowledging and responding to this unspoken language. more »

2003, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-120-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: child development, child protection, child psychology, children, education, psychology, social care, social skills, social work

A Life Well Lived

A Life Well Lived

Maxwell Jones - A Memoir

Dennie Briggs

A Life Well Lived follows a friendship between two key figures in social psychiatry and the evolution of therapeutic communities. A close friend collaborator of Maxwell Jones, Dennie Briggs recounts the latter's revolutionary work in mental hospitals, prisons and schools, offering a rare insight into the mind of a pioneer in the therapeutic field. more »

2002, Paperback: £23.99/ $37.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-740-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: memoirs, psychiatry, therapeutic communities

Strengthening Emotional Ties through Parent-Child-Dyad Art Therapy

Strengthening Emotional Ties through Parent-Child-Dyad Art Therapy

Interventions with Infants and Preschoolers

Lucille Proulx

Proulx explores many aspects of dyad art therapy including attachment relationship theories, roles in dyad interventions, the importance of the tactile experience and ways in which dyad art therapy can be used. This original book will be invaluable to mental health professionals and to parents wishing to enrich interactions with their children. more »

2002, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-713-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: art therapy, child development, child psychology, children, parenting

Narratives in Psychiatry

Narratives in Psychiatry

Edited by Maurice Greenberg, Sukhwinder Singh Shergill, George Szmukler and Digby Tantam

In this comprehensive book, the authors discuss the general principles behind psychiatric interviewing and assessment, demonstrating through case studies how those principles apply in a wide variety of contexts. This is a book packed with practical information, presented through narratives which demonstrate the real-life application of principles. more »

2002, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-109-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keyword: psychiatry

The Pits and the Pendulum

The Pits and the Pendulum

A Life with Bipolar Disorder

Brian Adams

Spending a week doing nothing but exploring the possibilities of Lego, risking yet another job; impulsively sinking all his savings into impractical self-employment ventures; sleepless nights, gripped by the need to write - these are just some manifestations of the often damaging periods of manic, uninhibited energy of bipolar disorder. more »

2002, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-104-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: bipolar disorder, challenging behaviour, counselling, depression, mental health, psychiatry, social care, social work

The School Years

The School Years

Assessing and Promoting Resilience in Vulnerable Children 2

Brigid Daniel and Sally Wassell

Helping practitioners in their work with vulnerable children of a school-going age, this workbook explores ways of nurturing resilience in different aspects of everyday life. Focusing on specific areas such as home life, talents and interests, the authors show how to make thorough assessments and intervene in constructive ways. more »

2002, Paperback: £15.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-018-8, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 160pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, children, resilience, social work

Racism and Mental Health

Racism and Mental Health

Prejudice and Suffering

Edited by Kamaldeep Bhui

This book investigates the impact of racism in mental health (MH) settings, covering individual clinical encounters and the broader picture of service provision. It offers insights into manifestations of racism in contemporary Britain; racial and cultural identity and the inequalities in provision of MH services to minority ethnic communities. more »

2002, Paperback: £23.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-076-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: ethnicity, mental health, mental illness, nursing, psychiatry, psychology, social work

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