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An Introduction to Therapeutic Communities

David Kennard

This comprehensive introduction to the nature and work of therapeutic communities sets them within their historical and social context, to create a backdrop against which current practice can be viewed. The author examines communities specifically aimed at certain sectors of society, and describes the day-to-day running of a therapeutic community. more »

1998, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-603-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Invisible Victims

Crime and Abuse Against People with Learning Disabilities

Christopher Williams

Invisible Victims outlines the range and nature of crimes against people with learning difficulties, and the way the law does - or should - relate to these crimes. It discusses the sources of victimization and deals with prevention specifically from the perspective of learning disabilities. more »

1995, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-309-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp
Involved Fathering and Child Well-being

Involved Fathering and Child Well-being

Fathers' involvement with secondary school age children

Elaine Welsh, Ann Buchanan, Eirini Flouri and Jane Lewis

This book is based on original research which shows how better father-child relationships can be encouraged by enhancing a whole family's well-being. more »

2004, Paperback: £15.95/ $26.95
ISBN: 9781904787242, 245 x 170mm, 87pp
Involving Families in Care Homes

Involving Families in Care Homes

A Relationship-Centred Approach to Dementia Care

Bob Woods, John Keady and Diane Seddon

In this accessible guide the authors outline ways in which care homes can help families to become partners in the caring process. Using case examples, quotations and research-based evidence, the authors offer advice and guidelines for supporting relatives who choose to be involved in the care of people with dementia living in a care home. more »

2007, Paperback: £14.99/ $28.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-229-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 144pp
Involving Senior Citizens in Group Music Therapy

Involving Senior Citizens in Group Music Therapy

Joseph Pinson

This practical guide to running music therapy groups with senior citizens provides effective strategies that encourage therapists to be creative and engaging, and involve participants fully in the music-making process. The author explains how to choose or create music that is accessible to older people, relating to the group's shared experiences. more »

2012, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-896-4, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 144pp
Involving Young People in Teenage Pregnancy and Sexual Health Work

Involving Young People in Teenage Pregnancy and Sexual Health Work

A practical guide

Ellie Lewis

A helpful, accessible, full-colour guide which explains how to involve young people in work to prevent teen pregnancy and promote sexual health. more »

2006, Paperback: £16.00/ $26.95
ISBN: 9781904787815, 245 x 170mm, 72pp
Involving Young People in the Recruitment of Staff, Volunteers and Mentors

Involving Young People in the Recruitment of Staff, Volunteers and Mentors

Emma Michel and Di Hart

With training materials for a two-day course, this flexible practical resource is for organisations wishing to involve young people in the recruitment of staff, volunteers and mentors more »

2002, Paperback: £27.50/ $45.95
ISBN: 9781900990776, 296 x 210mm, 122pp
Islands of Genius

Islands of Genius

The Bountiful Mind of the Autistic, Acquired, and Sudden Savant

Darold A. Treffert

In this fascinating book, Dr. Treffert looks at what we know about savant syndrome, and at new discoveries that raise interesting questions about the hidden brain potential within us all. He looks both at how savant skills can be nurtured, and how they can help the person who has them, particularly if that person is on the autism spectrum. more »

2010, Hardback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-810-0, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 328pp
2011, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-873-5, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 328pp
ISPEEK at Home

ISPEEK at Home

Over 1300 Visual Communication Images

Janet Dixon

The collection of 1300 picture symbols in ISPEEK at Home provides an easy-to-use tool for overcoming communication difficulties in children with autistic spectrum disorders. The CD-ROM contains symbols for a wide range of situations encountered in the home and beyond, from feelings and facial expressions to health and hygiene and holidays. more »

2006, CD-Rom: £25.99 + VAT = £31.19/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-510-7
ISPEEK at School

ISPEEK at School

Over 1300 Visual Communication Images

Janet Dixon

ISPEEK visual aids provide effective means of facilitating communication with children on the autistic spectrum. This CD-ROM contains 1300 picture symbols, designed for situations encountered at school. The symbols can be applied to a wide range of situations encountered at school, from social skills to school curricula, work and break times. more »

2006, CD-Rom: £25.99 + VAT = £31.19/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-511-4

Issues in Foster Care

Policy, Practice and Research

Edited by Greg Kelly and Robbie Gilligan

This book assesses the current state of foster care, the pressures which have shaped it and the challenges it faces. Arguing the importance of fostering within a coherent child care policy, the contributors examine the latest research into the delivery and support of foster care, and explore how these can be improved. more »

1999, Paperback: £25.00/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-465-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Issues in Problem Drug Use and the Addictions

Behaviour, Policy and Practice

Edited by Michael Bloor and Fiona Wood

This volume reviews recent research into the nature and effects of addiction and considers the usefulness of policies which aim to prevent it. The contributors focus on topics such as smoking, alcoholism, gambling and injecting drug use, examining treatment and the effectiveness of prevention and intervention programmes. more »

1998, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-438-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
It's Raining Cats and Dogs

It's Raining Cats and Dogs

An Autism Spectrum Guide to the Confusing World of Idioms, Metaphors and Everyday Expressions

Michael Barton

This book features 72 witty drawings illustrating how people on the autism spectrum interpret figurative language. It will inspire and give confidence to those on the spectrum to recognise figures of speech, feel less alienated and even use idioms themselves. more »

2011, Hardback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-283-2, 160mm x 180mm / 6.25in x 7in, 96pp
It's someone taking a part of you

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
Japanese Holistic Face Massage

Japanese Holistic Face Massage

Rosemary Patten

Japanese holistic face massage is based on the Chinese system of medicine and was originally used by geisha girls to maintain a youthful complexion. A comprehensive introductory guide, this book explains how to carry out the massage and explores the therapeutic benefits of this type of treatment. more »

2013, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-122-8, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 144pp

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