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A Child's Journey Through Placement

A Child's Journey Through Placement

Vera I. Fahlberg, M.D.

The classic child welfare text on understanding the experience of children in an out of home placement and how to help them. It explains relevant psychological theory and provides practical guidance on how to provide the best care. Case studies and exercises feature throughout. more »

2012, Paperback: £18.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-898-8, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 432pp
The Child's Own Story

The Child's Own Story

Life Story Work with Traumatized Children

Richard Rose and Terry Philpot

The authors explain the concepts of attachment, separation, loss and identity, using these contexts to describe how to use techniques such as family trees, wallpaper work, and eco- and geno-scaling. They offer guidance on interviewing relatives and carers, and how to gain access to key documentation, including social workers' case files. more »

2004, Paperback: £15.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-287-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp
Child-Centred Foster Care

Child-Centred Foster Care

A Rights-Based Model for Practice

Annabel Goodyer

This book sets out a child-centred approach to foster care which argues against thinking about children purely from a psychological perspective and instead places children's views, rights and needs at the centre of care. It sets out the theory behind working with children who are fostered, and discusses children's views about the fostering system. more »

2011, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-174-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 200pp
Childcare Act 2006

Childcare Act 2006

The essential guide

Ann-Marie McAuliffe, Alison Linsey and John Fowler

An useful guide to The Childcare Act 2006 for professionals working in children's services. more »

2006, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 9781905314256, 238 x 170mm, 133pp
Childhood Bereavement

Childhood Bereavement

Developing the curriculum and pastoral support

Nina Job and Gill Frances

Using case studies and drawing on best practice, this resource which aims to help teachers and those working in schools to address death and bereavement more »

2004, Paperback: £12.95/ $21.95
ISBN: 9781904787143, 245 x 170mm, 72pp
Childhood Experiences of Domestic Violence

Childhood Experiences of Domestic Violence

Caroline McGee

Based on the first-hand accounts of children and their mothers regarding their experiences of both domestic violence and support services, this is the first book to examine children's experiences of a range of service provision in response to domestic violence. more »

2000, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-827-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
Children Also Grieve

Children Also Grieve

Talking about Death and Healing

Linda Goldman

Children Also Grieve is an imaginative resource, fully illustrated with colour photographs, that offers support and reassurance to children coming to terms with the loss of a close friend or relative and to adults who are supporting them through their bereavement. This book is an invaluable tool for bereaved children and those who care for them. more »

2006, Hardback: £16.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-808-5, 173mm x 123mm / 10in x 4.75in, 80pp
Children and Adolescents in Trauma

Children and Adolescents in Trauma

Creative Therapeutic Approaches

Edited by Chris Nicholson, Michael Irwin and Kedar N Dwivedi

Children and Adolescents in Trauma presents a variety of creative approaches to working with young people in residential children's homes, secure or psychiatric units, and special schools, and provides useful insights and a fresh perspective for anyone working with traumatised children and adolescents. more »

2010, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-437-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
Children and Behavioural Problems

Children and Behavioural Problems

Anxiety, Aggression, Depression and ADHD – A Biopsychological Model with Guidelines for Diagnostics and Treatment

Martine F. Delfos

Delfos discusses a variety of childhood behavioural problems, including anxiety problems, depression and ADHD. Presenting a model of the interplay of environment, disposition and central nervous system development, she shows how differences in brain structure between the sexes may play a part in behavioural problems in children and adolescents. more »

2004, Paperback: £22.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-196-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp
Children and Decision Making

Children and Decision Making

Ian Butler, Margaret Robinson and Lesley Scanlon

This book examines how children negotiate their involvement in family functioning, rule making and day-to-day decision making more »

2005, Paperback: £12.95/ $21.95
ISBN: 9781904787549, 245 x 170mm, 93pp
Children and Spirituality

Children and Spirituality

Searching for Meaning and Connectedness

Brendan Hyde

This book provides ways in which schoolteachers and parents can nurture and foster these particular characteristics of children's spirituality. It also considers two factors, material pursuit and trivialising, which may inhibit children's expression of their spirituality. It will be of great interest to educators, policy makers, and parents. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-589-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp
Children and Young People in Conflict with the Law

Children and Young People in Conflict with the Law

Edited by Stewart Asquith

The contributors to this volume examine the range and nature of problem behaviours among children and young people and the changing nature of their offending, which is reflected in the ongoing examination of philosophies, practices and policies and the tension between `welfare' and more traditional `justice and punishment' approaches. more »

1996, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-291-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 280pp
Coming soon! Children and Young People Whose Behaviour is Sexually Concerning or Harmful

Children and Young People Whose Behaviour is Sexually Concerning or Harmful

Assessing Risk and Developing Safety Plans

Jackie Bateman and Judith Milner

Children and Young People Whose Behaviour is Sexually Concerning or Harmful gives professionals clear and effective advice, safe care plans and strengths based methods on how to deal with children and young people who display inappropriate signs of sexual behaviour. more »

December 2014, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-361-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Children as Citizens: Education for Participation

Edited by Cathie Holden and Nick Clough

The social, moral and cultural development of children is a central concern for all schools. This book, which draws on the voices of children and practising teachers, demonstrates how such development can be promoted through children's readiness to discuss, debate and actively participate as young citizens. more »

1998, Paperback: £29.99/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-566-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Children at Their Best

Children at Their Best

Understanding and Using the Five Elements to Develop Children's Full Potential for Parents, Teachers, and Therapists

Karin Kalbantner-Wernicke and Bettye Jo Wray-Fears
With Thomas Wernicke

The authors describe an exciting new way of understanding a child's development by looking at how the Five Elements of Chinese thought can explain patterns of behaviour. They list the problems that can occur if a child's elements are not in balance and presents approaches and activities to help them become more balanced, happier and more resilient. more »

2014, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-118-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 344pp

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