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Therapeutic Approaches in Work with Traumatised Children and Young People

Therapeutic Approaches in Work with Traumatised Children and Young People

Theory and Practice

Patrick Tomlinson

Therapeutic Approaches in Work with Traumatized Children and Young People provides a clear and comprehensive link between theory and practice. The author shows how practice in residential child care, fostering and other areas of work with children can be developed in a way that is thoughtful and underpinned by a sound theoretical base. more »

2004, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-187-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, community care, counselling, residential care, safeguarding children, social work, therapeutic communities, trauma, youthwork

Sensory Smarts

Sensory Smarts

A Book for Kids with ADHD or Autism Spectrum Disorders Struggling with Sensory Integration Problems

Kathleen A. Chara and Paul J. Chara, Jr.
With Christian P. Chara
Illustrated by J.M. Berns

Christian is a 12-year-old who has suffered from over- and under-sensitivity issues since birth. Through detection, diagnosis, therapy and treatment, this book looks at the battles, frustrations and triumphs familiar to those with (or caring for those with) sensory integration difficulties. more »

2004, Paperback: £12.99/ $20.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-783-5, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 80pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, children, emotions, high functioning autism, occupational therapy, parenting, sensory issues

Fostering Adolescents

Fostering Adolescents

Elaine Farmer, Sue Moyers and Jo Lipscombe

Based on government-commissioned research and part of the Supporting Parents initiative, this book addresses each stage of the care process, from placement selection to leaving foster care. The authors consider which kinds of professional support at which stages make a difference, and the foster carer parenting skills that are crucial. more »

2004, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-227-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: adolescence, adoption, fostering, social work

Guide to Mental Health for Families and Carers of People with Intellectual Disabilities

Guide to Mental Health for Families and Carers of People with Intellectual Disabilities

Edited by Geraldine Holt, Anastasia Gratsa, Nick Bouras, Theresa Joyce, Mary Jane Spiller and Steve Hardy

This guide outlines a range of symptoms of mental health problems that can affect people with intellectual disabilities. It explains why mental health problems develop, and what can be done to help people with intellectual disabilities and carers themselves. There are chapters on specific disabilities such as autism and epilepsy. more »

2004, Paperback: £21.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-277-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: carers, families, intellectual disabilities, mental health

Older Women in the Criminal Justice System

Older Women in the Criminal Justice System

Running Out of Time

Azrini Wahidin

What is life like for the women who grow old behind bars? Azrini Wahidin examines in-depth the experiences and needs of this overlooked group. Illuminating reading for all those working in the prison services, probation, and the courts, Older Women in the Criminal Justice System offers a rare view of what happens to women who grow old in prison. more »

2004, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-170-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: counselling, forensic psychotherapy, offenders, older people, probation, social care, social work, trauma, violence

Becoming a Reflexive Researcher - Using Our Selves in Research

Becoming a Reflexive Researcher - Using Our Selves in Research

Kim Etherington

In this book, Kim Etherington uses a range of narratives to show the reader how reflexive research works in practice, linking this with underpinning philosophies. Placing her own journey as a researcher alongside others, she suggests that recognising the role of self in research can open up opportunities for creative and personal transformations. more »

2004, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-259-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 228pp

Keywords: counselling, mental health

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

Good Practice in Adult Mental Health

Good Practice in Adult Mental Health

Edited by Tony Ryan and Jacki Pritchard

This text is a guide to good practice within adult mental health care, providing a comprehensive introduction to mental health and illness. It is designed to aid mental health professionals and workers, and any individuals coming in to contact with mental illness, in recognising a mental health need or problem and offering appropriate support. more »

2004, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-217-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 352pp

Keywords: adults, mental health, mental illness

A Special Kind of Brain

A Special Kind of Brain

Living with Nonverbal Learning Disability

Nancy Russell Burger

This warm and accessible book offers advice on subjects ranging across diagnosis and therapy, children's interaction with each other, suitable activities for a child with NLD and how to discuss NLD with children. An essential guide, this book will reassure, advise and inform parents and professionals who work with children with NLD. more »

2004, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-762-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: children, inclusive classroom, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, special education

Tics and Tourette Syndrome

Tics and Tourette Syndrome

A Handbook for Parents and Professionals

Uttom Chowdhury

This book explains the clinical signs and symptoms of Tourette and related conditions, and their possible causes. Presenting strategies for dealing with associated difficulties, including low self-esteem, anger-management and bullying, this book will be invaluable to parents, teachers, social workers and other professionals. more »

2004, Paperback: £12.95/ $20.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-203-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy, tics, tourettes

Understanding Your Baby

Understanding Your Baby

Sophie Boswell

This book takes the reader through the entire first year of a baby's life, anticipating parents' questions and covering topics ranging from parental feelings during pregnancy to a 10-month-old's sociability and deepening relationships. more »

2004, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-242-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 80pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child development, child protection, children, education, emotions, families, parenting

Understanding Your Two-Year-Old

Understanding Your Two-Year-Old

Lisa Miller

Lisa Miller guides parents through their two-year-old's development, from how to deal with a 'bossy boots' to understanding the central importance of toys, and the development of language and nonverbal communicative skills. She describes ways in which parents can help a young child express or resolve difficult feelings or jealousy. more »

2004, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-288-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 64pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child development, child protection, children, education, emotions, families, parenting, psychology

Allergy Busters

Allergy Busters

A Story for Children with Autism or Related Spectrum Disorders Struggling with Allergies

Kathleen A. Chara and Paul J. Chara, Jr.
With Karston J. Chara
Illustrated by J.M. Berns

This book is a practical guide to help children with allergy problems. It follows the experiences of Karston, who, in addition to autism-related problems, suffers from food and environmental allergies. He relates the struggles, frustrations, and disappointments in battling allergies, before coming up with a solution - the four Allergy Buster Keys. more »

2004, Paperback: £9.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-782-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 48pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, diet, fiction, memoirs, occupational therapy

Understanding Your One-Year-Old

Understanding Your One-Year-Old

Sarah Gustavus Jones

Acknowledging the crucial role of relationships and parenting, Sarah Gustavus Jones offers guidance and reassurance in this sensitive exploration of the issues central to your child's developing physical and emotional needs. more »

2004, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-241-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 80pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child development, child protection, child psychiatry, children, education, emotions, families, parenting, psychology

ADD and Me

ADD and Me

Forty Years in a Fog

Ken Patterson

In his personal account of life with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), award-winning author Ken Patterson richly illustrates the way in which the symptoms of ADD curtail the ability of an intelligent man to succeed in the most ordinary of life's events. He reveals the subtle complexities of coping with situations most people take for granted. more »

2004, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-777-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: ADHD, adults, anxiety, employment, memoirs, relationships

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