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Quality Matters in Children's Services

Quality Matters in Children's Services

Messages from Research

Mike Stein

Quality Matters in Children's Services brings together authoritative research to explore critical concerns for those working with vulnerable children, young people and their families. Mike Stein discusses key issues for policy and practice in the development of quality services. more »

2009, Paperback: £19.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-926-6, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 160pp
The Theory and Practice of Vocal Psychotherapy

The Theory and Practice of Vocal Psychotherapy

Songs of the Self

Diane Austin

This book demonstrates the enormous possibilities for personal change and growth using a new, voice-based model of psychotherapy where the sounds of the voice are expressed, listened to and interpreted in order to access unconscious aspects of the self and retrieve memories, images and feelings from the past. more »

2009, Paperback: £22.50/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-878-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
You Are How You Move

You Are How You Move

Experiential Chi Kung

Ged Sumner

Ged Sumner writes with rich insights into how to begin to think about your body and how to take the steps that will enable you to transform your Chi Kung practice. This modern, accessible approach to Chi Kung by a highly experienced teacher integrates mind and body and shows you how to become sensitive to yourself. more »

2009, Paperback: £12.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-014-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
Can the World Afford Autistic Spectrum Disorder?

Can the World Afford Autistic Spectrum Disorder?

Nonverbal Communication, Asperger Syndrome and the Interbrain

Digby Tantam

Tantam explores current theories on nonverbal communication and how it shapes social behaviour, and the evidence for it being impaired in people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). He shows how knowledge of this difference can be used to overcome some of the impairments in nonverbal communication in people with ASD. more »

2009, Hardback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-694-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
A Child Sees God

A Child Sees God

Children Talk About Bible Stories

Rev Dr Howard Worsley

A Child Sees God explores how we can all learn from a child's perspective of the world and shows how a child's eye view of the Bible reveals many ideas about ethics and morality, and provides new ways of understanding these ancient stories. This fresh look at the Bible will be a fascinating read for parents, teachers, and ministers. more »

2009, Paperback: £16.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-972-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 176pp
Decision-Making, Personhood and Dementia

Decision-Making, Personhood and Dementia

Exploring the Interface

Edited by Deborah O'Connor and Barbara Purves

Based on papers from the Centre for Research on Personhood in Dementia workshop, experts discuss the interface between dementia, personhood and decision-making. Drawing on a range of perspectives, the book forges new understandings of relationships between informal decision-making and formal biomedical or legal processes for assessing competence. more »

2009, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-585-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Grandparenting a Child with Special Needs

Grandparenting a Child with Special Needs

Charlotte E. Thompson M.D.

This book provides guidance on how to grandparent a child with special needs and give parents the added support they need. From coming to terms with a diagnosis, to helping with the transition from adolescence to adulthood, the book gives clear advice on grandparenting a child with special needs throughout their life. more »

2009, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-906-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
Safeguarding Children Living with Trauma and Family Violence

Safeguarding Children Living with Trauma and Family Violence

Evidence-Based Assessment, Analysis and Planning Interventions

Arnon Bentovim, Antony Cox, Liza Bingley Miller and Stephen Pizzey

Offering a systematic approach to evidence-based assessment and planning for children living with trauma and family violence, this practical book shows how to assess and analyse the needs of the child, make specialist assessments where there are continuing safeguarding concerns and plan effective child-centred and outcome-focused interventions. more »

2009, Paperback: £24.99/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-938-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 352pp
Challenge Me! (TM)

Challenge Me! (TM)

Speech and Communication Cards

Amanda Elliott
Illustrated by David Kemp

These cards provide fun challenges for children aged 3-12 with any form of speech problem, whether this is a severe problem which is related to a motor disability or a general delay in speech. The colour illustrated cards and instruction booklet will be an ideal tool for parents and professionals working to improve a child's speaking skills. more »

2009, Card Set: £17.66 + VAT = £21.19/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-946-4, 138 x 102mm
Street Wise

Street Wise

A Programme for Educating Young People about Citizenship, Rights, Responsibilities and the Law

Sam Frankel

Designed to equip young people with the knowledge and skills they need to be street wise, this resource challenges young people to engage in relevant moral questions through raising awareness of the criminal process and how it applies to them, so that that they can take a lead in developing better relationships within their communities. more »

2009, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-680-7, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 176pp
What Did You Say? What Do You Mean?

What Did You Say? What Do You Mean?

120 Illustrated Metaphor Cards, plus Booklet with Information, Ideas and Instructions

Jude Welton
Illustrated by Jane Telford

These metaphor cards present 60 common sayings in a fun, illustrated format. What Did You Say? cards which feature the metaphor and a fun illustration of its literal meaning. Corresponding What Do You Mean? cards which show the actual meaning of the saying. The accompanying booklet contains information and ideas for games and activities. more »

2009, Card Set: £19.75 + VAT = £23.70/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-924-2

Asperger Syndrome After the Diagnosis

7-volume set

Josie Santomauro
Illustrated by Carla Marino

This series offers a fun and accessible introduction to Asperger Syndrome (AS) for everyone affected by a child's diagnosis. Intended as a support tool in the initial period after diagnosis, each book in the series focuses on a different person: the child, his or her parents, grandparents, siblings, teachers, and friends. more »

2009, Paperback: £45.00/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-662-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 384pp
Asperger Syndrome and Anxiety

Asperger Syndrome and Anxiety

A Guide to Successful Stress Management

Nick Dubin

This book offers practical advice on how individuals with AS can manage their anxiety more effectively. Dubin shares his own tried and tested solutions along with up-to-date research on stress management for individuals with AS. He explores key problem areas that can lead to anxiety such as lack of social skills. more »

2009, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-895-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Effective Communication

Effective Communication

A Workbook for Social Care Workers

Suzan Collins

Supporting people with a variety of difficulties including hearing loss, impaired speech, visual impairment, dementia and learning disabilities requires a range of communication skills. This book will provide workers with the ability to enable adults with limited or no verbal communication skills to make decisions, and to express themselves. more »

2009, Paperback: £14.99/ $27.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-927-3, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 112pp
Eternal Spring

Eternal Spring

Taijiquan, Qi Gong, and the Cultivation of Health, Happiness and Longevity

Michael W. Acton

This book, written for a Western audience, explains the essential theories and strategies of Taijiquan and Qi Gong in an insightful way. It expounds their value in our daily lives as an effective means of combating stresses, strains and illnesses, positioning these disciplines as comprehensive strategies for health, happiness and rejuvenation. more »

2009, Paperback: £14.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-003-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

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