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The Colors of Grief

The Colors of Grief

Understanding a Child's Journey through Loss from Birth to Adulthood

Janis A. Di Ciacco PhD

The Colors of Grief explores strategies for supporting a grieving child to ensure healthy growth. Janis Di Ciacco illustrates the child's grieving process, and, drawing connections between bereavement, attachment issues and social dysfunction, suggests easy-to-use activities for intervention, including infant massage, aromatherapy and storytelling. more »

2008, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-886-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: bereavement, child protection, child psychology, children, counselling, education, families, palliative care, parenting, social work

New! Colour Coding for Learners with Autism

Colour Coding for Learners with Autism

A Resource Book for Creating Meaning through Colour at Home and School

Adele Devine
Illustrated by Quentin Devine

This book explains how colour coding can assist with communication, coping with change, understanding emotions, diversifying diet and reducing anxiety by helping children with autism to generalise lessons already learnt and creating clear visual categories. The CD-ROM provides printable resources to enable colour coding in the classroom and home. more »

2014, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-441-6, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 208pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, augmentative communication, autism, challenging behaviour, child psychology, communication, creativity, educational psychology, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, resilience, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

New! Colour Healing Manual

Colour Healing Manual

The Complete Colour Therapy Programme

Pauline Wills

The healing properties of colour and light have been recognised since ancient times; today colour therapy techniques are used to great effect in a range of complementary therapies and for personal wellbeing. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to colour healing and offers step-by-step instructions for diagnosis and treatment. more »

2013, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-165-5, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 216pp

Keywords: alternative therapies, bodywork, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, energy work, health care, pain management, prana

Comforting Touch in Dementia and End of Life Care

Comforting Touch in Dementia and End of Life Care

Take My Hand

Barbara Goldschmidt and Niamh van Meines
Illustrated by James Goldschmidt

The radiant energy in human touch can have a powerful therapeutic effect for those who are elderly, ill or dying. Explaining the benefits, practicalities and research behind touch therapy, this book teaches a simple hand massage sequence for all carers looking for an effective way to support and connect with a family member, friend or patient. more »

2011, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-073-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: alternative therapies, bodywork, carers, complementary therapies, dementia, energy work, families, health care, massage, nursing, occupational therapy, older people, palliative care

Coming Out Asperger

Coming Out Asperger

Diagnosis, Disclosure and Self-Confidence

Edited by Dinah Murray

This book explores the complexity of diagnosis for Asperger Syndrome, the drawbacks and benefits of disclosing a "hidden disability," and how this impinges on self-esteem. The contributors include some of the best-known and most exciting writers in the field of AS today, and include individuals on the autism spectrum, parents and professionals. more »

2005, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-240-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 280pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, counselling

New! Common Laboratory Tests Used by TCM Practitioners

Common Laboratory Tests Used by TCM Practitioners

When to Refer Patients for Lab Tests and How to Read and Interpret the Results

Partha Banerjee MD and Christina Captain

This book is an essential reference for Traditional Chinese Medicine students and practitioners that teaches how to use and understand Western laboratory testing in the treatment and referral of patients. The book focuses on symptoms that commonly present in TCM practices and provides useful case studies, TCM perspectives, and quizzes throughout. more »

2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-205-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Keywords: acupuncture, Chinese medicine, complementary medicine, health care, TCM diagnosis, traditional Chinese medicine

Common SENse for the Inclusive Classroom

Common SENse for the Inclusive Classroom

How Teachers Can Maximise Existing Skills to Support Special Educational Needs

Richard Hanks

The book acts as a teaching menu, offering a variety of options that teachers can use as and when they see fit. The author gets to the heart of issues associated with teaching mixed ability classes, offering more flexible alternatives to traditional teaching strategies and suggesting helpful approaches that really work. more »

2010, Paperback: £17.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-057-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, disability, dyslexia, dyspraxia, education, educational psychology, educational training, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, mainstream education, special education, teenagers

Communicating Partners

Communicating Partners

30 Years of Building Responsive Relationships with Late Talking Children including Autism, Asperger's Syndrome (ASD), Down Syndrome, and Typical Devel

James D. MacDonald

The program focuses on five key stages of communication development - interactive play, nonverbal communication, social language, conversation, and civil behaviour - and five life-long responsive strategies to use every day to build relationships within the child's own world. more »

2004, Paperback: £22.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-758-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp

Keywords: ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, child development, children, disability, high functioning autism, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, parenting, social skills, social work, special education, speech and language therapy

Communicating with Children and Adolescents

Communicating with Children and Adolescents

Action for Change

Edited by Anne Bannister and Annie Huntington

This book provides a comprehensive and wide-ranging resource for those interested in exploring and understanding why action methods are particularly useful when working with young people. Discussion of the application of action methods to work with young people focuses on differing issues and populations. more »

2002, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-025-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: child psychology, children's rights, dramatherapy, psychodrama, social work

Communicating with Children When a Parent is at the End of Life

Communicating with Children When a Parent is at the End of Life

Rachel Fearnley

An accessible guide to communicating with children when a parent is at the end of life. Covering types of communication, language, sharing appropriate information, barriers to effective communication and developing communication skills, it will help professionals to support children through the challenges of coping with parental terminal illness. more »

2012, Paperback: £21.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-234-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: bereavement, cancer, children, communication, counselling, death, education, families, grief, health care, nursing, palliative care, parenting, pastoral care, social work, teenagers, youthwork

Communication and Mental Illness

Communication and Mental Illness

Theoretical and Practical Approaches

Jenny France and Sarah Kramer

This book is for improving understanding of individuals with mental illness. It offers theoretical knowledge of the methods of communication commonly adopted by individuals with a variety of diagnoses of mental illness and how information about communication can influence service provision, ending with suggestions for future policy and practice. more »

2001, Paperback: £29.95/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-732-1, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 464pp

Keywords: communication, mental health, mental illness, psychiatry

Communication and the Mentally Ill Patient

Developmental and Linguistic Approaches to Schizophrenia

Edited by Jenny France and Niki Muir

The book examines issues of communication and speech in schizophrenic patients, in collaboration with psychiatrists, linguists, psychologists, and speech and language therapists. It demonstrates the need for closer ties between the disciplines and the role that language and communication play in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of the mentally ill. more »

1996, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-414-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 195pp

Keywords: communication, forensic psychotherapy, mental health, mental illness, psychiatry

Communication Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Communication Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Do we speak the same language?

Olga Bogdashina

Providing a theoretical foundation for understanding communication and language impairments specific to autism, Bogdashina explores the effects of different perceptual and cognitive styles on the communication and language development of autistic children. more »

2004, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-267-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, communication, inclusive classroom, psychiatry, psychology, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

Communication Skills for Working with Children and Young People

Communication Skills for Working with Children and Young People

Introducing Social Pedagogy
3rd edition

Pat Petrie

This practical guide identifies the child and their relationship with the adult as the basis upon which real communication can be made. Topics covered include non-verbal communication, attentive listening, empathy, the part played by questions, working constructively with conflict and criticism, and communicating in groups. more »

2011, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-137-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: adolescence, adoption, attachment, carers, challenging behaviour, child development, children, communication, counselling, Early Years Foundation Stage, education, educational psychology, educational training, emotions, expressive therapies, families, fostering, looked after children, play therapy, relationships, residential care, safeguarding children, social care, social policy, social skills, social work, teenagers, youthwork

Communication Skills in Practice

A Practical Guide for Health Professionals

Diana Williams

Recent changes in the health service have highlighted the need for the health professional to have effective communication skills in order to maintain a high quality of service to the client. This book will meet the demands brought about by the changes in role from the student to practitioner through to managerial responsibilities. more »

1997, Paperback: £25.00/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-232-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp

Keyword: health care

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