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The Obesity Game

The Obesity Game

Isabelle Streng and A.M. Stradmeijer

The Obesity Game is devised to identify and change behavioural eating and exercise patterns and to facilitate the understanding and disclosure of the complex feelings these children experience. It educates them about food facts, metabolism, dieting and addresses challenging emotional issues related to denial and shame. more »

2006, Board Game: £43.66 + VAT = £52.39/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-377-6

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, eating disorders, educational psychology, health care, occupational therapy, parenting, play therapy, social work, special education

Setting Up New Services in the NHS

Setting Up New Services in the NHS

‘Just Add Water!'

Kingsley Norton

Kingsley Norton takes the reader, step-by-step, through the entire process of setting up new services within the National Health Service. His wealth of hands-on experience and practical advice makes this book essential reading for anyone interested in management and the NHS or public services and attempting to innovate. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-162-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 216pp

Keywords: health care, therapeutic communities

Social Work and Disadvantage

Social Work and Disadvantage

Addressing the Roots of Stigma through Association

Edited by Peter Burke and Jonathan Parker

Social Work and Disadvantage explains the impact of stigmatization on siblings, families and workers in the caring professions and its consequences for the people it affects and for society as a whole. Contributors provide evidence from research and professional practice on transferability of health and social problems. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-364-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: carers, child protection, families, safeguarding children, social care, social work, trauma

Talking with Children and Young People about Death and Dying

Talking with Children and Young People about Death and Dying

2nd edition

Mary Turner
Illustrated by Bob Thomas

This photocopiable workbook is a popular resource designed to help adults talk to bereaved children, in which Mary Turner offers useful insights into the concerns of children experiencing grief. It will equip adults to encourage bereaved children to communicate their pain and understand the emotions aroused by the death of someone close to them. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-441-4, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 160pp

Keywords: bereavement, challenging behaviour, child protection, children, counselling, death, emotions, grief, palliative care, parenting, pastoral care, social work, suicide

When a Family Pet Dies

When a Family Pet Dies

A Guide to Dealing with Children's Loss

JoAnn Tuzeo-Jarolmen, Ph.D.

When a pet dies, it can have a huge impact on children, and it is important that parents can understand and support them. This easy-to-read guide to children's grief suggests methods for sensitively addressing the emotional needs of children and gives age-appropriate strategies. It is an informative resource for parents and professionals. more »

2006, Paperback: £12.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-836-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 104pp

Keywords: bereavement, child protection, counselling, death, depression, emotions, families, palliative care, parenting

Youth Justice and Child Protection

Youth Justice and Child Protection

Edited by Malcolm Hill, Andrew Lockyer and Fred Stone

This book is an examination of recent developments in the areas of youth justice and child protection. It investigates how well young people and the societies in which they live are served by judicial and service systems. Consideration is given to those in care as well as those living with their families. more »

2006, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-279-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: child protection, counselling, law, offenders, safeguarding children, social care, social work, youthwork

New Developments in Autism

New Developments in Autism

The Future is Today

Edited by Juan Martos Pérez, Pedro M. González, María Llorente Comí and Carmen Nieto

This international collection provides a comprehensive overview of cutting-edge research on autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) by well-known experts in the field, stressing the importance of early diagnosis and a good working relationship between parents and professionals. more »

2006, Paperback: £35.00/ $55.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-449-0, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 352pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, high functioning autism, intellectual disabilities, nonverbal learning disabilities, pervasive developmental disorder, social skills

Children Who Commit Acts of Serious Interpersonal Violence

Children Who Commit Acts of Serious Interpersonal Violence

Messages for Best Practice

Edited by Ann Hagell and Renuka Jeyarajah-Dent

This book explores risk management and successful intervention for children in care who have committed, or are at risk of committing, acts of serious violence. The contributors provide an overview of the factors leading to extremely violent behaviour and discuss the complexities of diagnosis and definition from a multidisciplinary perspective. more »

2006, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-384-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: adolescence, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, drugs, offenders, sexual abuse, social care, social work, substance abuse, trauma, violence, youthwork

Dyslexia and Alternative Therapies

Dyslexia and Alternative Therapies

Maria Chivers

The author provides an overview of each therapeutic option, method of use and case examples, covering nutritional supplements, massage, acupuncture and hypnotherapy, among others. She also includes contributions from experienced alternative therapists, offering an insider's view of what works and what does not. more »

2006, Paperback: £12.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-378-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 144pp

Keywords: alternative therapies, children, complementary therapies, dyslexia, inclusive classroom, special education

Living with Dyspraxia

Living with Dyspraxia

A Guide for Adults with Developmental Dyspraxia - Revised Edition

Mary Colley
Introduction by Amanda Kirby

This book was written to help all adults with Dyspraxia tackle the everyday situations that many people take for granted. It is full of practical advice on everything from getting a diagnosis to learning how to manage household chores. Topics addressed include self-esteem and how Dyspraxia often interacts with other conditions. more »

2006, Paperback: £12.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-452-0, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 168pp

Keywords: adults, developmental coordination disorder, dyspraxia, occupational therapy, psychology

Understanding Attachment and Attachment Disorders

Understanding Attachment and Attachment Disorders

Theory, Evidence and Practice

Vivien Prior and Danya Glaser

This book offers a thorough examination and discussion of the evidence on attachment, its influence on development, and attachment disorders. Summarising the existing knowledge base in accessible language, this is a comprehensive reference book for professionals including social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, teachers, and researchers. more »

2006, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-245-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: adoption, attachment, child protection, child psychology, counselling, fostering, mental health, parenting, psychiatry, psychology, social work

Writing Works

Writing Works

A Resource Handbook for Therapeutic Writing Workshops and Activities

Edited by Gillie Bolton, Victoria Field and Kate Thompson

Writing Works is a guide for writers or therapists working with groups or individuals and is full of practical advice on everything from the equipment needed to run a session to ideas for themes, all backed up by the theory that underpins the methods explained. Practitioners contribute detailed accounts of organizing writing workshops for clients. more »

2006, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-468-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: arts therapies, creative writing as therapy, health care, social care, social work, therapeutic communities

Interactive Music Therapy in Child and Family Psychiatry

Interactive Music Therapy in Child and Family Psychiatry

Clinical Practice, Research and Teaching

Amelia Oldfield

This book outlines the rationale for using music therapy in child and family psychiatry. The author reflects on research methodology and describes characteristics of her own approach to therapy, including how to start and end the session, how to motivate children and establish a positive musical dialogue with them, and how to include parents. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-444-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: child psychiatry, child psychology, families, music therapy, psychology, psychotherapy

Do You Understand Me?

Do You Understand Me?

My Life, My Thoughts, My Autism Spectrum Disorder

Sofie Koborg Brøsen

This illustrated book has is an insider's view of life as a child with autism attending a mainstream school and will be an invaluable resource in helping other children to understand their classmates with autism spectrum disorders. Readers will find this an entertaining, informative and attitude-changing read. more »

2006, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-464-3, 210mm x 148mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 56pp

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, inclusive classroom, psychology, special education

Drawing from Within

Drawing from Within

Using Art to Treat Eating Disorders

Lisa D. Hinz

Drawing from Within is an introductory guide for those wanting to explore the use of art with clients with eating disorders. Art therapy is a particularly effective therapeutic intervention for this group, as it allows them to express uncomfortable thoughts and feelings through artistic media rather than having to explain them verbally. more »

2006, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-822-1, royal, 192pp

Keywords: art therapy, eating disorders, mental health, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy

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