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Empowering Children through Art and Expression

Empowering Children through Art and Expression

Culturally Sensitive Ways of Healing Trauma and Grief

Bruce St Thomas and Paul Johnson

This book combines personal and professional perspectives, using case examples as well as the authors' own childhood experiences, to demonstrate practical strategies for use with children, from drama and storytelling to sculpting with clay. It also equips the reader with knowledge of the theory behind these intervention techniques. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-789-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
So Odd a Mixture

So Odd a Mixture

Along the Autistic Spectrum in 'Pride and Prejudice'

Phyllis Ferguson Bottomer

Autism was not a recognised disorder in Jane Austen's lifetime, but there were certainly people who had autism, and Phyllis Ferguson Bottomer proposes that Austen wrote about them, without knowing what it was that she was describing. So Odd a Mixture looks at characters in Austen's classic novel, Pride and Prejudice, who display autistic traits. more »

2007, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-499-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
Understanding 4-5-Year-Olds

Understanding 4-5-Year-Olds

Lesley Maroni

Understanding 4-5-year-olds gives a thoughtful overview of the challenges that children face as they gradually move away from a strong attachment to their families and turn towards the wider world of school and life outside the family. more »

2007, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-534-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 80pp
Understanding Your Young Child with Special Needs

Understanding Your Young Child with Special Needs

Pamela Bartram

Understanding Your Young Child with Special Needs explores the developmental impact of disability on normal stages of child development, and examines the complex nature of the emotional bonds between parents and their children with special needs. more »

2007, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-533-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 80pp
The Verbal Behavior Approach

The Verbal Behavior Approach

How to Teach Children with Autism and Related Disorders

Mary Lynch Barbera
With Tracy Rasmussen

The Verbal Behavior (VB) approach is a form of Applied Behavior Analysis that is based on B.F. Skinner's analysis of verbal behaviour. In this book Barbera draws on her experiences as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and also as a parent of a child with autism to explain VB and how to use it. more »

2007, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-852-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 200pp
Autistic Planet

Autistic Planet

Jennifer Elder

Autistic Planet is a world where trains run to time, people working in offices have rocking chairs, and all kids dream of winning the chess World Cup. Join us on a journey to this alternative reality, where being different is ordinary, and being "typical" is unheard of! This book is full of colour illustrations and written in child-friendly rhyme. more »

2007, Hardback: £12.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-842-9, 216mm x 279.4mm / 8.5in x 11in, 48pp
A Blessing and a Curse

A Blessing and a Curse

Autism and Me

Caiseal Mór

In this courageous and captivating autobiography, Mór vividly captures his early experiences of dissociation from his true existence - a common reaction by children suffering from repeated abuse. The path towards discovering his true identity and accepting himself takes him on a spiritual pilgrimage ending in the revelation of love and acceptance. more »

2007, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-573-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
Handbook for Practice Learning in Social Work and Social Care

Handbook for Practice Learning in Social Work and Social Care

Knowledge and Theory
2nd edition

Edited by Joyce Lishman

This substantially revised, expanded and updated edition of the popular Handbook of Theory for Practice Teachers is a comprehensive summary of the theory, knowledge, research and evidence relating to practice learning in social care, focussing on knowledge-based practice with a focus on improving outcomes. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-186-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 408pp
Mind Reading

Mind Reading

The Interactive Guide to Emotions - Version 1.3

Simon Baron-Cohen

Mind Reading is a unique reference work covering the entire spectrum of human emotions. Using the software you can explore over 400 emotions, seeing and hearing each one performed by six different people. There are three main sections: Emotions Library, Learning Centre and Games Zone. more »

2007, Site Licence: £229.99 + VAT = £275.99/ $374.99

2007, DVD-Rom: £74.83 + VAT = £89.80/ $136.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-559-6
2007, CD-Rom: £74.83 + VAT = £89.80/ $136.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-560-2, DVD - double
See You in Court

See You in Court

A Social Worker's Guide to Presenting Evidence in Care Proceedings

Lynn Davis

See You in Court is an accessible guide for social workers on being a witness in care proceedings. With little training and few resources available, social workers can find preparing for court a daunting part of their role. This book answers questions frequently asked by social workers in real cases. more »

2007, Paperback: £16.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-547-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
Healing the Inner City Child

Healing the Inner City Child

Creative Arts Therapies with At-Risk Youth

Edited by Vanessa A. Camilleri

The contributors draw on their professional experience in school and community settings to describe a wide variety of suitable therapeutic interventions that enable children to deal with experiences of trauma, loss, abuse, and other risk factors that may affect their ability to reach their full academic and personal potentials. more »

2007, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-824-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp
Sociodrama and Collective Trauma

Sociodrama and Collective Trauma

Peter Felix Kellermann

This book examines the psychological and social damage of trauma to society as a whole. Kellermann argues that collective trauma has been insufficiently considered; his timely book suggests practical ways of facilitating the rehabilitation of survivors of collective trauma through, for example, sociodrama and related group work. more »

2007, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-446-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp
Working with Adult Abuse

Working with Adult Abuse

A Training Manual for People Working With Vulnerable Adults

Jacki Pritchard

Working with Adult Abuse is a comprehensive training resource covering all aspects of adult protection work, from suspecting or making an allegation that abuse is happening in the community or in a communal setting through to the investigation and case conference stages. more »

2007, Paperback: £50.00/ $95.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-509-1, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 416pp
Alone Together

Alone Together

Making an Asperger Marriage Work

Katrin Bentley

Since receiving her husband's diagnosis of AS, Katrin Bentley's marriage has improved substantially. This book shares the struggle of one couple to rescue their marriage. It is uplifting and humorous, and includes plenty of tips to making an Asperger marriage succeed. It offers couples hope, encouragement and strategies for their own marriages. more »

2007, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-537-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp
Bully Blocking

Bully Blocking

Six Secrets to Help Children Deal with Teasing and Bullying - Revised Edition

Evelyn M. Field

This book is based on Field's 'Secrets of relating', a 6 step model that has proved successful in her work with young people. It provides activities with an emphasis on fun, helping children to understand their feelings and develop effective methods of counteracting bullying situations, including improving self-esteem and building support networks. more »

2007, Paperback: £14.99/ $23.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-554-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

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