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Deinstitutionalization and People with Intellectual Disabilities

Deinstitutionalization and People with Intellectual Disabilities

In and Out of Institutions

Edited by Kelley Johnson and Rannveig Traustadottir

This collection of personal and professional perspectives addresses the key steps towards deinstitutionalization as they have been experienced by people with intellectual disabilities: living inside total institutions, moving out, living in the community and moving on to new forms of both institutionalization and community life. more »

2005, Paperback: £19.95/ $37.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-101-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 296pp

Keywords: intellectual disabilities, social policy, social work

Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescence

Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescence

Claudine Fox and Keith Hawton

The authors discuss risk factors for self-harm, including depression, substance abuse and antisocial behaviour, and critically examine key screening instruments that can be used to assess risk. They describe how suicidal behaviour can be managed and prevented, and look at the effectiveness of aftercare treatment for those who self-harm. more »

2004, Paperback: £18.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-237-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: adolescence, challenging behaviour, child psychology, children, counselling, depression, emotions, mental health, self harm, social work, teenagers, violence

Dementia - Support for Family and Friends

Dementia - Support for Family and Friends

Dave Pulsford and Rachel Thompson

This comprehensive yet accessible book, written specifically for friends and relatives, offers practical advice and support that can help ensure the best possible quality of life for people with dementia and the people around them. more »

2012, Paperback: £13.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-243-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: adults, Alzheimer's disease, bereavement, carers, challenging behaviour, communication, death, dementia, families, older people, person-centred, relationships, residential care

Dementia and Social Inclusion

Dementia and Social Inclusion

Marginalised groups and marginalised areas of dementia research, care and practice

Edited by Anthea Innes, Carole Archibald and Charlie Murphy

Examining important issues in dementia research and care that are often neglected, the contributors to this book provide fresh perspectives on current practice. The authors put dementia care into a socio-cultural framework, highlighting the impact of social change on dementia care over the last two decades and challenging current stereotypes. more »

2004, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-174-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keyword: dementia

Dementia Care Training Manual for Staff Working in Nursing and Residential Settings

Dementia Care Training Manual for Staff Working in Nursing and Residential Settings

Danny Walsh

This interactive resource book encourages front-line staff working with dementia sufferers to examine their working practice and modify it to meet best practice guidelines. Packed with photocopiable exercises, discussion points and questions, this training manual provides a framework for care work in line with statutory requirements and standards. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $56.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-318-9, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 240pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, challenging behaviour, counselling, dementia, emotions, health care, mental health, mental illness, nursing, older people, residential care, social care, social work

Dementia

New Skills for Social Workers

Edited by Alan Chapman and Mary Marshall

This book explores the new skills needed in multidisciplinary work. These include counselling, creative use of the past, groupwork, empowerment, family therapy, care management, and network analysis. The book is intended to build on what readers already know, while exploring new dimensions of work in the field. more »

1993, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-142-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keyword: dementia

Demystifying the Autistic Experience

Demystifying the Autistic Experience

A Humanistic Introduction for Parents, Caregivers and Educators

William Stillman

This book introduces autism from a non-clinical, humanist perspective, emphasizing that we are all more alike than different. The author deconstructs the fundamental concepts of the autistic experience using language, examples and anecdotes that are concrete and understandable for all. more »

2002, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-726-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 192pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, counselling, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, special education, speech and language therapy

Deportation is Freedom!

Deportation is Freedom!

The Orwellian World of Immigration Controls

Steve Cohen

Deportation is Freedom! is a searing critique of today's immigration systems, a lively yet thought-provoking read that will captivate anyone who cares about the immigration systems that are shaping our world today. It will be of particular interest to social workers and all people politically engaged in immigration campaigning. more »

2005, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-294-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: ethnicity, social policy, social work, social work law

Depression in Later Life

Depression in Later Life

Jill Manthorpe and Steve Iliffe

The authors take a multidisciplinary approach and employ both medical and psycho-social models of depression. The medical model is used to identify symptoms, make diagnoses and work towards optimal treatment. Psycho-social perspectives provide insight into the scale and complexity of the condition and point to its social causes. more »

2005, Paperback: £16.99/ $27.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-234-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, counselling, depression, mental health, older people, social care, social work, trauma

Design for Nature in Dementia Care

Design for Nature in Dementia Care

Garuth Chalfont

This book provides comprehensive examples of ways to connect to nature through indoor and outdoor activities. The author describes activities that offer a connection to nature, such as caring for house plants and pets, gardening, cooking and handicrafts. He suggests practical ways to incorporate nature into indoor and outdoor environments. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-571-8, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 182pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, counselling, dementia, health care, mental health, occupational therapy, older people, psychology, social care, social work

Developing Adoption Support and Therapy

Developing Adoption Support and Therapy

New Approaches for Practice

Angie Hart and Barry Luckock

This book explores the challenges of adoption and how best to support families coping with these demands. Angie Hart and Barry Luckock draw together adoptive parents' experiences, professional practice and empirical research to provide an integrative account of adoption support services. more »

2004, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-146-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 196pp

Keywords: adoption, fostering

Developing Advocacy for Children and Young People

Developing Advocacy for Children and Young People

Current Issues in Research, Policy and Practice

Edited by Christine M. Oliver and Jane Dalrymple

This book explores the latest debates and findings relating to research and practice in the field of children and young people's advocacy. Contributors present the key issues and dynamics of current advocacy practice and examine its role within health, education and social care services. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-596-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: advocacy, children, disability, health care, social work law

Developing College Skills in Students with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome

Developing College Skills in Students with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome

Sarita Freedman

Freedman outlines the skills required for success in further and higher education in relation to the strengths and weaknesses of individuals with ASDs, and explains how those weaknesses can be ameliorated to enable success at college. She provides intervention strategies that can be implemented throughout the period leading up to college entrance. more »

2010, Paperback: £16.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-917-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, careers, counselling, educational psychology, families, further education, high functioning autism, higher education, higher education policy, sensory issues, sex education, transitions

Developing Flexibility Skills in Children and Teens with Autism

Developing Flexibility Skills in Children and Teens with Autism

The 5P Approach to Thinking, Learning and Behaviour

Linda Miller

Typified by rigid behaviour, narrow interests, obsessions and poor problem solving skills, limited flexibility often presents a considerable barrier to learning for students with autism. This book provides a comprehensive framework with which to improve flexible thinking and reduce problem behaviours. more »

2013, Paperback: £23.46 + VAT = £24.98/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-362-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 176pp

Keywords: ADHD, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child psychology, communication, educational psychology, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, special education, speech and language therapy, teenagers, transitions

Developing Good Practice in Children's Services

Developing Good Practice in Children's Services

Edited by Vicky White and John Harris

Vicky White and John Harris have drawn together the contributors' experiences of working with children in a broad range of settings, emphasising ways in which the current context of change can be used as an opportunity to enhance the quality of service provision and achieve better outcomes for children and their families. more »

2004, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-150-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, children's rights, counselling, safeguarding children, social care, social policy, social work

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