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Build Your Own Life

Build Your Own Life

A Self-Help Guide For Individuals With Asperger Syndrome

Wendy Lawson

Lawson guides others on the autism spectrum through the confusing map of life, tackling the building bricks of social existence one by one with humour, insight and practical suggestions. Exploring what it is like to be an adult in an alien world, she talks about how we relate to the people in our lives. more »

2003, Paperback: £14.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-114-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
Family Day Care

Family Day Care

International Perspectives on Policy, Practice and Quality

Edited by Ann Mooney and June Statham

Family day care or childminding plays a significant role in the provision of childcare in many countries, but is facing new challenges. Bringing together theory, research and knowledge from practice, this topical book presents a variety of informative perspectives on this important service. more »

2003, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-062-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
A Guide to the Spiritual Dimension of Care for People with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia

A Guide to the Spiritual Dimension of Care for People with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia

More than Body, Brain and Breath

Eileen Shamy

This sensitive and informative book provides guidelines for pastoral visits to people with dementia, showing how to empathise with and support individuals during a visit. Emphasising the importance of retaining dignity and freedom of choice, it also presents practical advice and provides frameworks for leading worship for those with dementia. more »

2003, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-129-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Support Groups for Older People Who Have Been Abused

Support Groups for Older People Who Have Been Abused

Beyond Existing

Jacki Pritchard

In this thought-provoking book, Jacki Pritchard shows how support groups for victims of elder abuse provide invaluable opportunities for the voices of older people to be heard. Following groups through a two-year period, she discusses how they were set up and the difficulties encountered and overcome. more »

2003, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-102-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 224pp
Stephen Harris in Trouble

Stephen Harris in Trouble

A Dyspraxic Drama in Several Clumsy Acts

Tim Nichol

Taking a light-hearted and humorous look at life through the eyes of an eleven-year-old boy, this book recounts the everyday problems that are faced by children with Developmental Co-ordination Disorders (DCDs), and contains creative and positive approaches to teaching and parenthood that readers will find hugely supportive. more »

2003, Paperback: £11.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-134-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp
Simultaneous Treatment of Parent and Child

Simultaneous Treatment of Parent and Child

2nd edition

Saralea E. Chazan

The author's introduction to the simultaneous treatment of parent and child brings together theoretical background and suggestions for practice in an accessible and comprehensive format. This useful book will be a welcome resource for social workers, child psychiatrists, family therapists and other professionals working with children. more »

2003, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-736-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Spiritual Caregiving as Secular Sacrament

Spiritual Caregiving as Secular Sacrament

A Practical Theology for Professional Caregivers

Ray S. Anderson

The author explores spirituality in the context of the individual and of society, and discusses how those practicing pastoral or health care can deal with the issues raised outside of any religious ideas or practice. Anderson shows how professionals can help people move towards a more positive state in the face of pain, distress and illness. more »

2003, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-746-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp
Relational Group Psychotherapy

Relational Group Psychotherapy

From Basic Assumptions to Passion

Richard M. Billow
Introduction by James S. Grotstein

This volume reveals the deeply personal nature of the intersubjective process of group therapy as it affects the group therapist and other group members. By locating the group therapist's experience in the centre of the action, Richard M. Billow moves away from traditional approaches in group psychotherapy. more »

2003, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-739-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
2003, Hardback: £24.99/ $95.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-738-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
Asperger Syndrome and Psychotherapy

Asperger Syndrome and Psychotherapy

Understanding Asperger Perspectives

Paula Jacobsen

Jacobsen demonstrates how to interpret classic analytic and psychodynamic theories in relation to people with AS and explains how revised theories of mind, executive functioning and central coherence have helped provide new concepts and language with which to properly articulate the experiences of those with AS. more »

2003, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-743-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

By Degrees: The First Year

From care to university

Sonia Jackson, Sarah Ajayi and Margaret Quigley

This book tracks the progress of three groups of young people entering higher education from a background in local authority care and looks at the personal and financial support they received more »

2003, Paperback: £12.00/ $19.95
ISBN: 9781900990936, 296 x 210mm, 76pp

Change, Challenge and School Nursing

Nicola Madge and Anita Franklin

Drawing on a survey of almost three thousand pupils, this book looks at the health needs of young people and good practice in school nursing more »

2003, Paperback: £13.00/ $21.95
ISBN: 9781900990950, 245 x 170mm, 99pp

Exercising Muscles and Minds

Outdoor play and the early years curriculum

Marjorie Ouvry

Using examples of good practice, this guide looks at how to plan for outdoor play as part of a whole curriculum, challenging the assumption that playing out of doors is an optional extra more »

2003, Paperback: £14.00/ $23.95
ISBN: 9781904787013, 210 x 147mm, 96pp
Experiences of Donor Conception

Experiences of Donor Conception

Parents, Offspring and Donors through the Years

Caroline Lorbach

Drawing on the experiences of parents, offspring and donors and including her own and her family's story, this thought-provoking and informative book explores the process of donor conception. She provides practical suggestions as well as in-depth consideration of the emotional and ethical issues involved. more »

2003, Paperback: £17.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-122-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

It's someone taking a part of you

A study of young women and sexual exploitation

Jenny J Pearce and Cristina Galvin
With Mary Williams

This book draws on 55 case studies and presents young women's accounts of their experience of violence and sexual exploitation. It explores the choices and opportunities available to young women who are at risk. more »

2003, Paperback: £12.95/ $21.95
ISBN: 9781900990837, 245 x 170mm, 89pp

Listening to Four Year Olds

How they can help us plan their care and education

Jacqui Cousins

A classic book which helps practitioners to interpret what four-year-olds are really saying and shows how their views can be used to plan their care and education. more »

2003, Paperback: £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 9781870985505, 210 x 147mm, 72pp

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