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Living with Learning Disabilities, Dying with Cancer

Living with Learning Disabilities, Dying with Cancer

Thirteen Personal Stories

Irene Tuffrey-Wijne

This book is a powerful and moving account of the experiences of 13 people with learning disabilities who were living with cancer. The author gained a unique understanding of what it is like for individuals with learning disabilities to live with deteriorating health and how this may impact upon their families, friends and carers. more »

2009, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-027-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: bereavement, cancer, counselling, disability, health care, intellectual disabilities, palliative care, social care, social work

Psychiatry in Prisons

Psychiatry in Prisons

A Comprehensive Handbook

Edited by Simon Wilson and Ian Cumming

Psychiatry in Prisons provides a comprehensive overview of the history, problems and development of psychiatric health care in prisons. It tackles a broad range of issues, from familiar mental health issues such as substance misuse, self-injury and health screening to complex legal, moral and philosophical dilemmas. more »

2009, Paperback: £34.99/ $55.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-223-6, 254mm x 190.5mm / 10in x 7.5in, 320pp

Keywords: forensic psychotherapy, probation, psychiatry

Violence Against Women in South Asian Communities

Violence Against Women in South Asian Communities

Issues for Policy and Practice

Edited by Ravi K Thiara and Aisha K Gill

This book explores the key theoretical and empirical issues involved in gendered violence, ethnicity and South Asian communities. The editors draw together leading researchers and practitioners to provide a critical reflection of contemporary debates and consider how these reflections can inform policy, research and practice. more »

2009, Paperback: £25.00/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-670-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: children, domestic abuse, families, offenders, social policy, social work

Young People in Love and in Hate

Young People in Love and in Hate

Nick Luxmoore

This book is about boyfriends and girlfriends - getting them, keeping them and moving on from them. The book will be essential reading for professionals and parents struggling with the ferocity of young people's feelings where 'I love you!' and 'I hate you!' are never far apart. more »

2009, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-055-5, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 144pp

Keywords: child psychiatry, children, counselling, education, psychiatry, psychotherapy

Fuzzy Buzzy Groups for Children with Developmental and Sensory Processing Difficulties

Fuzzy Buzzy Groups for Children with Developmental and Sensory Processing Difficulties

A Step-by-Step Resource

Fiona Brownlee and Lindsay Munro
Illustrated by Aisling Nolan

This resource has been devised to address the needs of children with sensory processing difficulties and development delay in specialist and inclusive settings. It contains everything you need to run a Fuzzy Buzzy group: from advice for choosing sensory food and drink to tips for involving parents in the group and sourcing sensory materials. more »

2009, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-966-2, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 96pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, education, inclusive classroom, music therapy, occupational therapy, sensory issues, special education

Getting to Grips with Asperger Syndrome

Getting to Grips with Asperger Syndrome

Understanding Adults on the Autism Spectrum

Carol Hagland

This is a guide for those caring for or supporting an adult with AS. It will help them understand the condition and the difficulties it may cause so that they can offer support. Practical strategies are offered to combat problems that may arise, and common issues that specifically occur with individuals diagnosed later in life are addressed. more »

2009, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-977-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, occupational therapy, social work, speech and language therapy

Just Care

Just Care

Restorative Justice Approaches to Working with Children in Public Care

Belinda Hopkins

In this photocopiable resource, Belinda Hopkins identifies the practical benefits of employing the restorative approach, and offers a fresh look at encouraging self-regulation through the promotion of pro-social behaviour and greater involvement of the young people themselves in making choices that address everyone's needs. more »

2009, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-981-5, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 224pp

Keywords: adoption, children, fostering, residential care, restorative justice

Practical Behaviour Management Solutions for Children and Teens with Autism

Practical Behaviour Management Solutions for Children and Teens with Autism

The 5P Approach

Linda Miller

The book offers a complete framework for behaviour intervention which has its roots in prevention and good practice, with an emphasis on encouraging the development of skills and independence, through Profiling, Prioritizing, Problem analysis, Problem solving and Planning. This book is packed with practical strategies and expert guidance. more »

2009, Paperback: £19.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-038-8, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 176pp

Keywords: anger management, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, children, parenting, special education, teenagers

Talking With Bereaved People

Talking With Bereaved People

An Approach for Structured and Sensitive Communication

Dodie Graves

This book shows how you can embark on a process of sensitive conversation that helps the bereaved person to come to terms with their grief. Dodie Graves outlines a practical framework of six elements for conversing with bereaved people in a structured but flexible way that avoids prescriptive instructions. more »

2009, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-988-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: bereavement, counselling, death, emotions, older people, social care, social work

Telling Tales About Dementia

Telling Tales About Dementia

Experiences of Caring

Edited by Lucy Whitman

In this book, thirty carers from different backgrounds and circumstances share¬†their experiences of caring for a parent, partner or friend with dementia. This unique collection of personal accounts will be an engaging read for anyone affected by dementia in a personal or professional context, including social workers, practitioners and care staff. more »

2009, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-941-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, dementia, families, health care, older people, social care

Trauma, Tragedy, Therapy

Trauma, Tragedy, Therapy

The Arts and Human Suffering

Stephen K. Levine

Stephen K. Levine's book explores the nature of traumatic experience and the therapeutic role of the arts and arts therapies in responding to it. It suggests that by re-imagining painful and tragic experiences through art-making, we may release their fixity and negative hold on our lives and resist the temptation to assume the role of the victim. more »

2009, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-512-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: aesthetics, arts therapies, counselling, expressive therapies, psychotherapy, trauma

What is Friendship?

What is Friendship?

Games and Activities to Help Children to Understand Friendship

Pamela Day

This programme contains detailed instructions and photocopiable handouts for teaching children about friendship. It combines group activities, individual work, homework exercises and games, and will be especially useful for groups containing children with developmental and social difficulties, such as ADHD or autism. more »

2009, Paperback: £17.99/ $28.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-048-7, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 96pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, education, families, inclusive classroom, parenting, self esteem, special education

The Child's World

The Child's World

The Comprehensive Guide to Assessing Children in Need
2nd edition

Edited by Jan Horwath

This new and updated edition of the best-selling book on assessing children in need and their families integrates practice, policy and theory to produce a comprehensive and multidisciplinary guide to all aspects of assessment. The Child's World explores the implications of recent legislation and national guidance for assessment practice. more »

2009, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-568-8, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 416pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, counselling, education, families, health care, risk assessment, social work, social work law

Curves, Twists and Bends

Curves, Twists and Bends

A Practical Guide to Pilates for Scoliosis

Annette Wellings and Alan Herdman

This clear and concise book explains what scoliosis is, its symptoms, and its physical and psychological impact. It includes a series of Pilates exercises, designed by the authors specifically to promote flexibility, posture and muscle strength in scoliosis sufferers, and also vital information on what exercises to avoid. more »

2009, Paperback: £12.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-025-2, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 160pp

Keyword: bodywork

Youth Offending and Youth Justice

Youth Offending and Youth Justice

Edited by Monica Barry and Fergus McNeill

Youth Offending and Youth Justice engages constructively with current policy and practice debates, tackling issues such as the criminalisation and penalisation of youth, sentencer decision-making, the incarceration of young people and the role of public opinion. It also features an applied focus on professional practice. more »

2009, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-689-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: children, children's rights, law, offenders, psychology, safeguarding children, social work, social work law, youthwork

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