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Standing On His Own Two Feet

Standing On His Own Two Feet

A Diary of Dying

Sue Grant

Standing on His Own Two Feet offers an insight into how health care systems serve the terminally ill, the choices faced by families, and ways of providing the best possible care at home and maintaining the patient's dignity until the end. In particular, Sue Grant deals sensitively with the care needs of young adults. more »

2005, Paperback: £21.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-368-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
Understanding 12-14-Year-Olds

Understanding 12-14-Year-Olds

Margot Waddell

This book offers helpful advice to parents whose children have reached the turbulent teenage years. From conflict management to issues of bullying, stealing and smoking, it guides parents as their children alternate between maturity and immaturity and develop their own identity. more »

2005, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-367-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 96pp
Understanding Sensory Dysfunction

Understanding Sensory Dysfunction

Learning, Development and Sensory Dysfunction in Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Learning Disabilities and Bipolar Disorder

Polly Godwin Emmons and Liz McKendry Anderson

This book is comprehensive resource for addressing sensory dysfunction in children, using practical strategies to help them reach their full potential at home, school and in the community. Focusing on early intervention, it provides integration activities, assessment and curricular modifications, treatment options and equipment and resources. more »

2005, Paperback: £12.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-806-1, Royal, 176pp
Victims of Crime and Community Justice

Victims of Crime and Community Justice

Brian Williams

Dr Brian Williams lays bare the assumptions about victims and offenders that currently restrict efficient policy-making. He evaluates proposed solutions, including restorative justice and informal community justice, and draws on evidence and experiences from the UK and around the world to investigate which measures have proved effective. more »

2005, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-195-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
Fostering Now

Fostering Now

Messages from Research

Ian Sinclair

This book identifies the most significant challenges currently faced by foster care and draws out the key messages for policy and practice. It offers important insights into the state of foster care today, and suggests how it can be improved in future. This book is essential reading for social workers, policy makers, academics and foster carers. more »

2005, Paperback: £19.99/ $38.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-362-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
Songwriting

Songwriting

Methods, Techniques and Clinical Applications for Music Therapy Clinicians, Educators and Students

Edited by Felicity Baker and Tony Wigram

This comprehensive and groundbreaking book describes the effective use of songwriting in music therapy with a variety of client populations, from children with cancer and adolescents in secondary school to people with traumatic brain injury and mental health issues. This practical book will prove indispensable to students, therapists and educators. more »

2005, Paperback: £19.99/ $35.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-356-1, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 288pp
Screening for Perinatal Depression

Screening for Perinatal Depression

Edited by Carol Henshaw and Sandra Elliott

This much-needed text provides guidance for health care professionals on the issues and controversies surrounding screening and on good practice in the use of screening tests. The role of the UK National Screening Committee is explored, along with the problems faced when implementing screening programmes in developing countries. more »

2005, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-219-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Teaching at Home

Teaching at Home

A New Approach to Tutoring Children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Olga Holland

Faced with the apparent inability of her autistic son Billy to learn and socialize with other children at school, Olga Holland decided to teach him at home. This book explains the author's approach, focused on adapting to the demands of Billy's atypical mind and respecting his vivid imaginative world while attracting and retaining his attention. more »

2005, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-787-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp
Assessing and Developing Communication and Thinking Skills in People with Autism and Communication Difficulties

Assessing and Developing Communication and Thinking Skills in People with Autism and Communication Difficulties

A Toolkit for Parents and Professionals

Kate Silver
With Autism Initiatives

This photocopiable resource offers a framework for the assessment and measurement of the communication skills of children with autistic spectrum disorders. With assessment and planning sheets, it enables teachers, educators and other professionals to observe and record how children use and understand language, following their progress over time. more »

2005, Paperback: £22.99/ $38.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-352-3, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 80pp
Career Success of Disabled High-flyers

Career Success of Disabled High-flyers

Sonali Shah

Drawing on case studies of 31 disabled adults, this book suggests that individual traits and patterns of behaviour are key factors in career success, and shows that it is often society rather than impairment that hinders professional progression. It will provide role models and valuable insights for young career-minded disabled people. more »

2005, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-208-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
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
Narrative Identities

Narrative Identities

Psychologists Engaged in Self-Construction

George Yancy and Susan Hadley

The contributors address challenging questions about identity in relation to personality development, language and socialisation. They demonstrate how their cultural and historical contexts influenced their theoretical approaches to the nature of `self' and how these ideas in turn shaped how they perceive their personal histories. more »

2005, Hardback: £49.99/ $85.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-779-8, Royal, 272pp
Passionate Medicine

Passionate Medicine

Making the transition from conventional medicine to homeopathy

Edited by Robin Shohet

Passionate Medicine is a compelling record of the journeys of five doctors and two veterinary surgeons from conventional medicine to homeopathy. The contributors challenge the shortcomings of conventional medical training and methods, in particular the notion that effective clinicians should be objective and emotionally detached. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-298-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 192pp
Self-Healing Through Visual and Verbal Art Therapy

Self-Healing Through Visual and Verbal Art Therapy

R.M. Simon
Edited by S.A. Graham

Drawing on Freud's and Winnicott's work on psychoanalysis and play, R.M. Simon illustrates the healing power of art-making with the drawings and stories of seven-year-old Joe, who succeeds in overcoming the trauma of family break-up by expressing his emotional turmoil outside the formal therapeutic process. more »

2005, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-344-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 80pp

Asperger Syndrome and Difficult Moments

Practical Solutions for Tantrums
2nd edition

Brenda Smith Myles

This book offers practical solutions to the challenges facing individuals with Asperger Syndrome and their families. It discusses how to deal with difficult behaviour from children and young people with AS, focussing on the role of antecedent behaviours, which signal the beginning of a meltdown, as identified through functional assessment. more »

2005, Paperback: £14.95
ISBN: 9781931282703, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 107pp

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