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Child Protection Work

Child Protection Work

Beyond the Rhetoric

Helen Buckley

Based on a qualitative study of child protection practices this book takes a detailed look at what professionals actually 'do', contrasting the relatively straightforward process illustrated in procedural guidance with the uncertainty of the 'real world' of child protection work. more »

2003, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-075-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child protection, children, social care, social work, trauma

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

Creative Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

Creative Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

Challenges and Dilemmas

Edited by Sue Richardson and Heather Bacon

Using attachment theory as a foundation, this book addresses in depth the acute practice dilemmas concerning children who, despite the climate of increased awareness, multi-disciplinary cooperation and legislative and procedural change, cannot easily be protected. The contributors give guidelines for working with the children. more »

2003, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-147-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: attachment, challenging behaviour, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, counselling, creative therapies, domestic abuse, mental health, sexual abuse, trauma, violence

Living the Good Life with Autism

Living the Good Life with Autism

Edgar Schneider

His discovery only in retirement that he has high-functioning autism provided Edgar Schneider at last with an explanation for his many differences, explored in Discovering my Autism. In this book he takes up the story, telling of his marriage to a like-minded woman, and of the day-to-day realities of life with this condition. more »

2003, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-712-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, memoirs, relationships

Personality Disorder

Personality Disorder

Temperament or Trauma?

Heather Castillo

Personality Disorder is one of the most difficult psychological conditions to classify and treat. Drawing on extensive research carried out in conjunction with service users, the author seeks to adjust this imbalance and looks at the classification and treatment of personality disorder from the service users' viewpoint. more »

2002, Paperback: £26.99/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-053-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: forensic psychotherapy, mental health

Information and Communication Technologies in the Welfare Services

Information and Communication Technologies in the Welfare Services

Edited by Elizabeth Harlow and Stephen A. Webb

Discussing issues such as child abuse and the Internet, computer mediated self-help and collaborative learning, this is a ground-breaking book in the field of social care, bringing well-researched and up-to-date discussion of all aspects of information technology to those working and studying in health and social care. more »

2002, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-049-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: health care, social care, social policy, social work

The Social Unconscious

The Social Unconscious

Selected Papers

Earl Hopper

The social unconscious and its manifestations in group analysis are the focus of this important new book of Earl Hopper's selected papers. Drawing on sociology, psychoanalysis and group analysis, he argues that groups and their participants are constrained unconsciously by social, cultural and political facts and forces. more »

2002, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-088-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: group psychotherapy, psychoanalysis

Asperger Syndrome and Long-Term Relationships

Asperger Syndrome and Long-Term Relationships

Ashley Stanford

Ashley Stanford is married to a man with AS, and her book provides the answers to many of the questions asked by people in that situation. She provides strategies for living successfully with the more uncompromising aspects of AS, pointing out that AS also brings enormous strengths to a relationship, and emphasizing the value of understanding. more »

2002, Paperback: £14.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-734-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, counselling, relationships

The Expressive Body in Life, Art, and Therapy

The Expressive Body in Life, Art, and Therapy

Working with Movement, Metaphor and Meaning

Daria Halprin

Drawing on her extensive experience in expressive arts therapy, Daria Halprin presents a unique approach to healing through movement and art. She describes the body as the container of one's entire life experience and movement as a language that expresses and reveals our deepest struggles and creative potentials. more »

2002, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-737-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: dance and movement therapy, expressive therapies, interdisciplinary arts therapies, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy

Giggle Time - Establishing the Social Connection

Giggle Time - Establishing the Social Connection

A Program to Develop the Communication Skills of Children with Autism

Susan Aud Sonders

Giggle Time is a program for parents, teachers and other professionals to help develop the non-verbal, verbal and social reciprocity skills of children with autism. It describes in accessible detail how to communicate with children with autism and gives clear instructions on "how to" techniques for developing language skills. more »

2002, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-716-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 224pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, early intervention, social skills, special education, speech and language therapy

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

A Practitioners' Tool for Child Protection and the Assessment of Parents

A Practitioners' Tool for Child Protection and the Assessment of Parents

Jeff Fowler

Firmly rooted in current practice this is a practical tool for the assessment of children and their families, this guide enables professionals to make informed decisions about child protection issues. This book is a helpful tool for anyone undertaking assessments but also for others who may be involved in aspects of child protection work. more »

2002, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-050-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: adolescence, carers, child protection, child psychology, children, domestic abuse, families, parenting, safeguarding children, sexual abuse, teenagers, trauma, violence, youthwork

Building on Bion: Branches

Building on Bion: Branches

Contemporary Developments and Applications of Bion's Contributions to Theory and Practice

Edited by Robert M. Lipgar and Malcolm Pines

The enduring influence of Bion's work is the central theme of this book. Chapters by distinguished international contributors from the fields of psychoanalysis, group analysis, management consultancy and social science cover work with large groups, Bion and the Tavistock conferences, and his ideas about thinking, learning, dreams and mentality. more »

2002, Paperback: £29.99/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-711-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: psychoanalysis, psychotherapy

Building on Bion: Roots

Building on Bion: Roots

Origins and Context of Bion's Contributions to Theory and Practice

Edited by Robert M. Lipgar and Malcolm Pines

This collection of papers by distinguished international contributors explores formative influences affecting Bion's emotional and intellectual development. The authors revisit in depth the origins of Bion's ideas, his contact with Trotter, and his later work with the Tavistock Clinic and psychoanalysis. more »

2002, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-710-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: psychoanalysis, psychotherapy

Building on Bion: Roots and Branches

Building on Bion: Roots and Branches

Two volume set

Edited by Robert M. Lipgar and Malcolm Pines

This is a collection of original and insightful papers which, along with its companion volume Building on Bion: Roots, deepens understanding of Bion's contributions to theory and practice, and is invaluable to those who work with groups, in both therapeutic and management contexts. more »

2002, Set: £55.00/ $99.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-731-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in

Keywords: group psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy

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