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Communicating with Children When a Parent is at the End of Life

Communicating with Children When a Parent is at the End of Life

Rachel Fearnley

An accessible guide to communicating with children when a parent is at the end of life. Covering types of communication, language, sharing appropriate information, barriers to effective communication and developing communication skills, it will help professionals to support children through the challenges of coping with parental terminal illness. more »

2012, Paperback: £21.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-234-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: bereavement, cancer, children, communication, counselling, death, education, families, grief, health care, nursing, palliative care, parenting, pastoral care, social work, teenagers, youthwork

Communication and Mental Illness

Communication and Mental Illness

Theoretical and Practical Approaches

Jenny France and Sarah Kramer

This book is for improving understanding of individuals with mental illness. It offers theoretical knowledge of the methods of communication commonly adopted by individuals with a variety of diagnoses of mental illness and how information about communication can influence service provision, ending with suggestions for future policy and practice. more »

2001, Paperback: £29.95/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-732-1, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 464pp

Keywords: communication, mental health, mental illness, psychiatry

Communication and the Mentally Ill Patient

Developmental and Linguistic Approaches to Schizophrenia

Edited by Jenny France and Niki Muir

The book examines issues of communication and speech in schizophrenic patients, in collaboration with psychiatrists, linguists, psychologists, and speech and language therapists. It demonstrates the need for closer ties between the disciplines and the role that language and communication play in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of the mentally ill. more »

1996, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-414-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 195pp

Keywords: communication, forensic psychotherapy, mental health, mental illness, psychiatry

Communication Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Communication Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Do we speak the same language?

Olga Bogdashina

Providing a theoretical foundation for understanding communication and language impairments specific to autism, Bogdashina explores the effects of different perceptual and cognitive styles on the communication and language development of autistic children. more »

2004, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-267-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, communication, inclusive classroom, psychiatry, psychology, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

Communication Skills for Working with Children and Young People

Communication Skills for Working with Children and Young People

Introducing Social Pedagogy
3rd edition

Pat Petrie

This practical guide identifies the child and their relationship with the adult as the basis upon which real communication can be made. Topics covered include non-verbal communication, attentive listening, empathy, the part played by questions, working constructively with conflict and criticism, and communicating in groups. more »

2011, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-137-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: adolescence, adoption, attachment, carers, challenging behaviour, child development, children, communication, counselling, Early Years Foundation Stage, education, educational psychology, educational training, emotions, expressive therapies, families, fostering, looked after children, play therapy, relationships, residential care, safeguarding children, social care, social policy, social skills, social work, teenagers, youthwork

Communication Skills in Practice

A Practical Guide for Health Professionals

Diana Williams

Recent changes in the health service have highlighted the need for the health professional to have effective communication skills in order to maintain a high quality of service to the client. This book will meet the demands brought about by the changes in role from the student to practitioner through to managerial responsibilities. more »

1997, Paperback: £25.00/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-232-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp

Keyword: health care

Community Care Practice and the Law

Community Care Practice and the Law

4th edition

Michael Mandelstam

This fourth edition of Community Care Practice and the Law has been fully updated to reflect the rapid and continuing legal, policy and practice changes affecting community care. It provides comprehensive and jargon-free explanations of community care legislation, as well as other areas of law directly relevant to practitioners. more »

2008, Paperback: £45.00/ $75.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-691-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 640pp

Keywords: health care, social care, social work, social work law

Community Music Therapy

Community Music Therapy

Mercédès Pavlicevic and Gary Ansdell

Music therapists from around the world working in conventional and unconventional settings have offered their contributions to this exciting new book, presenting discussion and practical examples of the ways music therapy can reflect and encourage social change. The writers offer fresh perceptions on their identity and role as music therapists. more »

2004, Paperback: £22.99/ $38.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-124-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: counselling, music therapy, psychiatry, psychotherapy, supported living, trauma

A Community-Based Approach to the Reduction of Sexual Reoffending

A Community-Based Approach to the Reduction of Sexual Reoffending

Circles of Support and Accountability

Stephen Hanvey, Terry Philpot and Chris Wilson

A Circle of Support and Accountability is a group of trained volunteers who meet on a regular basis with a high risk sex offender living in their community. This pioneering approach, based on restorative justice principles, holds the offender accountable and provides them with care and support to prevent reoffending. more »

2011, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-198-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: adult protection, adults, anger management, applied behaviour analysis, challenging behaviour, child protection, child psychiatry, communication, community care, counselling, emotions, employment, families, offenders, probation, psychiatry, relationships, restorative justice, risk assessment, safeguarding children, sexual abuse, social policy, social skills, social work, social work law, supervision, violence

Coming soon!

The Compassionate Practitioner

How to create a successful and rewarding practice

Jane Wood

This handbook for alternative practitioners is full of practical advice about creating a thriving practice. It explores the practitioner-patient relationship at every stage of the consultation process to demonstrate how to establish trust and loyalty and meet patients' emotional needs so they continue to return. more »

August 2014, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-222-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: alternative therapies, arts therapies, bodywork, communication, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, health care, homeopathy, integrative medicine, meditation, mindfulness, person-centred, psychology, relationships, supervision

Competence in Social Work Practice

Competence in Social Work Practice

A Practical Guide for Students and Professionals
2nd edition

Edited by Kieran O'Hagan

This practical text book covers all areas of the National Occupational Standards Framework including social work ethics, residential care practice, child protection, risk analysis and protecting adults with learning difficulties. Numerous case studies effectively convey competent practice in social work practice. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-485-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keyword: social work

New! The Compleat Acupuncturist

The Compleat Acupuncturist

A Guide to Constitutional and Conditional Pulse Diagnosis

Peter Eckman

Synthesizing traditions in Oriental medicine, this creative and groundbreaking book takes the practice of pulse diagnosis forward through integrating the Chinese, Ayurvedic, Japanese and Korean traditions. The author emphasizes constitutional as well as conditional diagnosis, and over 30 case histories are included. more »

2014, Paperback: £30.00/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-198-3, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 292pp

Keywords: acupuncture, ayurveda, Chinese medicine, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, meridians, pulse diagnosis, Qi, traditional Chinese medicine

New! Complementary Therapies for Older People in Care

Complementary Therapies for Older People in Care

Sharon Tay

An invaluable companion to practice for novice complementary and beauty therapists working with older people in care, this book offers unique practical advice on issues that are often overlooked in training. It offers guidance on tackling common pitfalls and difficulties, as well as a wealth of practical tips and techniques for practice. more »

2013, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-178-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 216pp

Keywords: acupuncture, adults, alternative therapies, Alzheimer's disease, aromatherapy, bodywork, carers, Chinese medicine, complementary therapies, dementia, diet, face diagnosis, health care, herbal treatment, massage, nursing, nutrition, older people, palliative care, residential care, tai chi

Complementary Therapies in Context

Complementary Therapies in Context

The Psychology of Healing

Helen Graham

This is a detailed and comprehensive reference text for people wanting extensive background knowledge of complementary therapies and the background to their development. It also includes interesting sections on the complex relationship between eastern and western medicine; and how both have developed and progressed within the very recent past. more »

1999, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-640-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: complementary therapies, psychology

Coming soon! A Complete ABA Curriculum for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum with a Developmental Age of 1-4 Years

A Complete ABA Curriculum for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum with a Developmental Age of 1-4 Years

A Step-by-Step Treatment Manual Including Supporting Materials for Teaching 140 Foundational Skills

Julie Knapp and Carolline Turnbull

A comprehensive, evidence-based curriculum, including supplementary materials, for teaching children with autism spectrum disorders aged approximately 1-4 years key foundational skills such as appropriate sitting, attention, eye contact, motor skills, basic receptive and expressive language skills and basic skills of daily living. more »

May 2014, Paperback: £41.66 + VAT = £49.99/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-978-7, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 496pp

Keywords: ADHD, applied behaviour analysis, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child development, children, communication, developmental coordination disorder, disability, early intervention, Early Years Foundation Stage, education, educational psychology, intellectual disabilities, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, parenting, psychology, social skills, special education, speech and language therapy

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