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Poiesis

Poiesis

The Language of Psychology and the Speech of the Soul

Stephen K. Levine

This book looks in detail at the connections between expressive arts, such as poetry, and psychology and develops understanding of the theoretical foundations which connect the arts and psychotherapy. It considers the context in which modern therapy emerged and looks at various aspects of arts therapies. more »

1997, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-488-7, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 144pp

Keywords: interdisciplinary arts therapies, psychology, psychotherapy

Policy and Practice in Higher Education

Policy and Practice in Higher Education

Reforming Norwegian Universities

Ivar Bleiklie, Roar Hostaker and Agnete Vabo

Change in higher education policy reflects and transforms the relationship between the state, the higher education institution and the individual. Drawn from the perspectives of political science and sociology, this volume describes and analyses the interplay of factors at all three levels, using Norway as a case study. more »

2000, Paperback: £35.00/ $70.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-705-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 352pp

Keywords: education, higher education policy

The Pool Activity Level (PAL) Instrument for Occupational Profiling

The Pool Activity Level (PAL) Instrument for Occupational Profiling

A Practical Resource for Carers of People with Cognitive Impairment
3rd edition

Jackie Pool

This third edition includes valuable new material together with the Instrument itself and the photocopiable activity checklists and plans that help to match users' abilities with activities. The author includes guidance for carrying out these activities with individuals of different ability levels as revealed by the PAL Instrument Checklist. more »

2007, Paperback: £25.00/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-594-7, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 176pp

Keywords: dementia, intellectual disabilities, older people

The Pool Activity Level (PAL) Instrument for Occupational Profiling

The Pool Activity Level (PAL) Instrument for Occupational Profiling

A Practical Resource for Carers of People with Cognitive Impairment
4th edition

Jackie Pool

This fourth edition contains all the latest research on the use of the PAL Instrument, new information on using the PAL Checklist to carry out sensory interventions and information about how a new online PAL tool supports the book. It features photocopiable activity checklists and plans that help to match users' abilities with activities. more »

2011, Paperback: £26.99/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-221-4, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 224pp

Keywords: adults, Alzheimer's disease, carers, cognitive behavioural therapy, dementia, disability, nursing, occupational therapy, older people, person-centred, social care

A Positive Approach to Autism

A Positive Approach to Autism

Stella Waterhouse

Waterhouse investigates how people with autism perceive the world, and discusses the symptoms, behaviours and possible causes of the condition. She emphasises the importance of taking into account the views of people with autism and their families. This is a practical and sympathetic book, of interest to professionals and non-professionals alike. more »

1999, Paperback: £25.00/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-808-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 384pp

Keywords: autism, children

Positively Parkinson's

Positively Parkinson's

Symptoms and Diagnosis, Research and Treatment, Advice and Support

Ann Andrews

Informative, practical and uplifting, this is a book for anyone with Parkinson's and for those who care for and support them. It contains answers to almost any question you might ask about Parkinson's, from symptoms and diagnosis to the latest treatments and therapies, as well as the most recent medical research into stem cells and gene therapy. more »

2013, Paperback: £9.99
ISBN: 978-1-84905-411-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: adults, alternative therapies, carers, complementary therapies, disability, health care, nursing, nutrition, older people, Parkinson's disease

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Dramatherapy

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Dramatherapy

Treatment and Risk Reduction

Linda Winn

This book is a valuable practical guide for all those working in the field of trauma, from the result of war to the aftermath of sexual abuse. It shows ways forward in helping the sufferer, or group, in their journey through the dark, discussing how they can discover new paths or be reminded of long forgotten coping skills. more »

1994, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-183-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: dramatherapy, mental health, psychodrama, trauma

Post-Compulsory Education and the New Millennium

Post-Compulsory Education and the New Millennium

Edited by David E. Gray and Colin Griffin

This book seeks to provide an up-to-date overview of the post-compulsory sector of education and analyse the current trends and policies likely to affect both teachers and teacher trainers.The contributors have established national and international reputations in the post-16 education field. more »

2000, Paperback: £34.99/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-774-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 250pp

Keywords: education, higher education policy

The Post-Qualifying Handbook for Social Workers

The Post-Qualifying Handbook for Social Workers

Edited by Wade Tovey

This handbook provides guidance for all practising social work professionals, and the staff who support them, on the post-qualifying (PQ) framework for social workers. The book introduces the framework and outlines how post-qualification accreditation and professional registration affect social workers. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-428-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 296pp

Keywords: carers, counselling, social care, social work, social work law

Practical Approaches to Dramatherapy

Practical Approaches to Dramatherapy

The Shield of Perseus

Madeline Andersen-Warren and Roger Grainger
Preface by Anna Seymour

Practical Approaches to Dramatherapy is derived from the authors' experiences of working with dramatherapy in a range of different situations. It focuses on the flexibility of the applications of dramatherapeutic principles.The book provides a comprehensive account of the history, theory and practice of drama and its therapeutic use. more »

2000, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-660-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: dramatherapy, psychodrama

A Practical Art Therapy

A Practical Art Therapy

Susan I. Buchalter

A Practical Art Therapy is written in an easy-to-read format that is filled with practical creative experiences for therapists to use with individuals and groups. Chapters cover various media and methods, including murals, collages, sculpture and drawing, making it easily accessible for even the busiest therapist. more »

2004, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-769-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: art therapy, counselling, group psychotherapy, psychotherapy, social work

Practical Behaviour Management Solutions for Children and Teens with Autism

Practical Behaviour Management Solutions for Children and Teens with Autism

The 5P Approach

Linda Miller

The book offers a complete framework for behaviour intervention which has its roots in prevention and good practice, with an emphasis on encouraging the development of skills and independence, through Profiling, Prioritizing, Problem analysis, Problem solving and Planning. This book is packed with practical strategies and expert guidance. more »

2009, Paperback: £19.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-038-8, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 176pp

Keywords: anger management, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, children, parenting, special education, teenagers

A Practical Guide for Teachers of Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in Secondary Education

A Practical Guide for Teachers of Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in Secondary Education

Debra Costley, Elaine Keane, Trevor Clark and Kathleen Lane

This book has all the essential guidance and tools that anyone working in education will need to help students on the autism spectrum perform to their best potential and stay organised and on track with their school work. The book also covers general obstacles including social situations, anxiety, mental health and the next steps after school. more »

2012, Paperback: £16.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-310-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: adolescence, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, children, education, educational psychology, educational training, emotions, employment, further education, high functioning autism, higher education, inclusive classroom, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, mainstream education, mental health, pastoral care, self esteem, teenagers, youthwork

A Practical Guide to Caring for Children and Teenagers with Attachment Difficulties

A Practical Guide to Caring for Children and Teenagers with Attachment Difficulties

Chris Taylor

It explains what attachment is, what the different patterns look like in children and young people, how early attachment experiences affect their lives, and how this understanding can help childcare workers to develop therapeutic ways of caring. An essential book for professionals such residential carers, social workers and foster carers. more »

2010, Paperback: £18.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-081-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adoption, attachment, children, fostering, social work

A Practical Guide to Delivering Personalisation

A Practical Guide to Delivering Personalisation

Person-Centred Practice in Health and Social Care

Helen Sanderson and Jaimee Lewis

This is the comprehensive guide to delivering personalisation in health and social care using person centred approaches. It covers what personalisation and person centred approaches are, the different elements involved, and how to carry it out with all those receiving care and support, from people with disabilities to people at the end of life. more »

2011, Paperback: £21.99/ $35.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-194-1, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 240pp

Keywords: carers, community care, dementia, disability, health care, intellectual disabilities, mental health, nursing, palliative care, person-centred, personalisation, relationships, residential care, risk assessment, social care, social policy, social work, supported living

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