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Learning Through Child Observation

Learning Through Child Observation

2nd edition

Mary Fawcett

This text examines the value of observation, its use in assessment and the practical aspects and methods of observational study. The author focuses on the importance of recognising the child's developmental and emotional state when intervening, and the need to see children 'holistically' as unique individuals within their family and community. more »

2009, Paperback: £14.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-676-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
Managing Depression with Qigong

Managing Depression with Qigong

Frances Gaik

The author shows how the practical application of Qigong can radically improve health and wellbeing, and provides a treatment plan, including Qigong exercises. Encouraging the reader to identify their problems and take action, Dr. Frances Gaik gives practical advice that will help anyone with depression to improve their mental health. more »

2009, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-018-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp
Play for Sick Children

Play for Sick Children

Play Specialists in Hospitals and Beyond

Catherine Hubbuck

Play for Sick Children offers a unique insight into the crucial work of the play specialist. It examines the repercussions of being ill and receiving treatment experienced by children and their families, and highlights the importance of receiving quality play opportunities to counter these negative effects. more »

2009, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-654-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp
Seeking the Spirit of The Book of Change

Seeking the Spirit of The Book of Change

8 Days to Mastering a Shamanic Yijing (I Ching) Prediction System

Master Zhongxian Wu

Explaining the ancient Yijing system of prediction based on the Xiang (symbolism) and Shu (numerology) knowledge of Bagua (the eight basic trigrams), which have not previously been written about outside China, this book makes the Yijing accessible to the Western world in a new and fuller way. more »

2009, Hardback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-020-7, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 240pp
Activities for Adults with Learning Disabilities

Activities for Adults with Learning Disabilities

Having Fun, Meeting Needs

Helen Sonnet and Ann Taylor

This valuable resource for people working with adults with learning disabilities provides over 60 sessions of fun activities that aim to entertain and stimulate the minds of people with learning disabilities. The sessions are divided into different types of activity including cookery, arts and crafts, drama and dance, and outside events. more »

2009, Paperback: £17.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-975-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp
Art Therapy Techniques and Applications

Art Therapy Techniques and Applications

Susan I. Buchalter

This book is filled with innovative suggestions that are easily implemented: from brief warm-ups to stretch the imagination, and collage and mask creations to assist the expression of mood, to guidance on combining modalities such as art, metaphors and movement, mindfulness exercises, and using computer programs to enhance art therapy projects. more »

2009, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-806-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Chen

Chen

Living Taijiquan in the Classical Style

Master Jan Silberstorff
Translated by Michael Vorwerk

In this book, Master Jan Silberstorff, a leading Chen practitioner, shares his expertise and insights into Chen style Taijiquan, explaining its background and key principles. He discusses the different Chen forms and the importance of each, as well as the place of competition and the effect on participants. more »

2009, Paperback: £15.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-021-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp
Coach Yourself Through the Autism Spectrum

Coach Yourself Through the Autism Spectrum

Ruth Knott Schroeder

Coach Yourself through the Autism Spectrum offers an opportunity to access your inner creativity, resourcefulness, strengths, and abilities in order to create positive change in your family. Short sections on common problems such as visits to the doctor, community outings, bullying and child care make this book easy to read from start to finish. more »

2009, Paperback: £15.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-801-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Enriched Care Planning for People with Dementia

Enriched Care Planning for People with Dementia

A Good Practice Guide to Delivering Person-Centred Care

Hazel May, Paul Edwards and Dawn Brooker

This book presents a practical framework for whole person assessment of persons with dementia who are in need of, or already receiving, health and/or social support. The book provides photocopiable assessment forms, guidelines for carrying out assessment, and suggestions for interventions based on the profile that emerges from the assessment. more »

2009, Paperback: £25.00/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-405-6, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 176pp
Faith and Fertility

Faith and Fertility

Attitudes Towards Reproductive Practices in Different Religions from Ancient to Modern Times

Edited by Eric Blyth and Ruth Landau

Faith and Fertility is a comprehensive collection of essays by academics and faith leaders. The reader is introduced to the cultural and religious understanding of fertility as it is practised among diverse international faith traditions. Each chapter is written in an accessible style, outlining each faith's history, core beliefs and values. more »

2009, Paperback: £21.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-535-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
Art as an Early Intervention Tool for Children with Autism

Art as an Early Intervention Tool for Children with Autism

Nicole Martin

The book is packed with suggestions for providing art therapy for children with autism, covering topics such as the materials required, safety issues, how to set up a workspace, and managing difficult behaviour. Nicole Martin is a qualified art therapist specializing in working with children with autism, and she also has a brother with autism. more »

2009, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-807-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp
Attention and Listening in the Early Years

Attention and Listening in the Early Years

Sharon Garforth

This is an innovative course for groups of children aged 2-4. Each group session is planned around a theme e.g. 'The Zoo', providing an anchor for the children to gain meaning from the activities that will help them learn to sit still, not talk, look at the speaker and think about the words - all vital skills in good listening. more »

2009, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-024-1, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 128pp
Authentic Dialogue with Persons who are Developmentally Disabled

Authentic Dialogue with Persons who are Developmentally Disabled

Sad Without Tears

Jennifer Hill

It has often been assumed that people with developmental disabilities are incapable of expressing or acquiring the level of emotional insight necessary to engage in any kind of therapy. This book explodes this myth, challenging mental health professionals and families to engage in genuine dialogue with people who are developmentally disabled. more »

2009, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-016-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp
Bagua Quan Foundation Training

Bagua Quan Foundation Training

He Jinghan
Translated by David Alexander

The ancient Chinese art of Bagua Quan combines internal cultivation - the training of the mind - with external application, strengthening and supporting the health of the body. In this book, Master He explains the philosophy and techniques of Bagua Quan and provides the reader with an accessible approach to the practice of the art. more »

2009, Paperback: £15.95/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-015-3, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 224pp
Creative Coping Skills for Children

Creative Coping Skills for Children

Emotional Support through Arts and Crafts Activities

Bonnie Thomas

This resource comprises a collection of fun, flexible, tried-and-tested activities and make-it-yourself workbooks for parents and professionals to help a child in need of extra emotional support find the coping skills that fit them best. Each activity lists the materials required and includes clear directions for how to do it. more »

2009, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-921-1, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 192pp

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