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Valuing and Educating Young People

Valuing and Educating Young People

Stern Love the Lyward Way

Jeremy Harvey

George Lyward had a gift for working with disturbed young people, and the therapeutic community he ran earned an international reputation for its success in rehabilitating adolescents who were excluded from school. This book explains his ideas on education and emotional development, and shows how his methods are relevant to contemporary practice. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-056-0, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Keywords: adolescence, child protection, child psychology, counselling, education, group psychotherapy, psychology, self esteem, youthwork

Video Modelling and Behaviour Analysis

Video Modelling and Behaviour Analysis

A Guide for Teaching Social Skills to Children with Autism

Christos Nikopoulos and Mickey Keenan

Video modelling is a behaviour modification technique using videotaped scenarios for the child to observe, concentrating the focus of attention and creating an effective stimulus for learning. This book introduces the technique. Illustrative case examples are supported by detailed diagrams and photographs, with clear, accessible explanations. more »

2006, Paperback: £23.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-338-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: anger management, applied behaviour analysis, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, occupational therapy, parenting, psychiatry, psychology, speech and language therapy

Career Training and Personal Planning for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Career Training and Personal Planning for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Practical Resource for Schools

Vicki Lundine and Catherine Smith

This training program assesses ASD students' strengths, abilities, fears and challenges and helps them acquire the skills necessary for a smooth transition from school to employment. It is packed with lesson plans, implementation procedures, interactive activities and photocopiable worksheets, and the course can be taught over one or three years. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $56.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-440-7, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 192pp

Keywords: adolescence, adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, educational psychology, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, special education, transitions

Counselling Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

Counselling Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

3rd edition

Christiane Sanderson

This updated and expanded edition provides comprehensive coverage of the theory and practice of counselling survivors of child sexual abuse (CSA). In a reasoned and thoughtful approach, this book honestly addresses the complex issues in this important area of work, providing practical strategies valuable and new insights for counsellors. more »

2006, Paperback: £27.99/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-335-6, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 448pp

Keywords: counselling, mental health, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, sexual abuse, social work

Making Sense of Spirituality in Nursing and Health Care Practice

Making Sense of Spirituality in Nursing and Health Care Practice

An Interactive Approach
2nd edition

Wilfred McSherry

This new edition of an established introductory guide to spirituality and health care practice draws extensively on case studies illustrating the application of theory to practice. It encourages the exploration, through reflective activities, of what spirituality means, both to patients and to the healthcare professionals caring for them. more »

2006, Paperback: £16.99/ $28.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-365-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 216pp

Keywords: bereavement, health care, mental health, nursing, older people, palliative care, practical theology, spirituality, theology

The Overweight Patient

The Overweight Patient

A Psychological Approach to Understanding and Working with Obesity

Kathy Leach

The book explores the underlying beliefs and behaviours that may contribute to obesity, including psychological needs, addiction, fear of deprivation, parental influences and sexual fears. The author draws a useful distinction between the need to eat and the need to maintain a large body size, and addresses both LT obesity and ST weight gain. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-366-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: counselling, eating disorders, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy, social care, social work

Talking About Domestic Abuse

Talking About Domestic Abuse

A Photo Activity Workbook to Develop Communication Between Mothers and Young People

Cathy Humphreys, Ravi K Thiara, Agnes Skamballis and Audrey Mullender

Talking about Domestic Abuse is an activity pack for children of nine years and above and adolescents where families have experienced domestic abuse, to help and encourage them to open up to their mothers about their distressing experiences. The authors explain the need of young people to communicate with their parents about painful memories. more »

2006, Paperback: £17.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-423-0, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 112pp

Keywords: child protection, children, counselling, domestic abuse, offenders, safeguarding children, sexual abuse, social care, social work, trauma, violence

Talking To My Mum

Talking To My Mum

A Picture Workbook for Workers, Mothers and Children Affected by Domestic Abuse

Cathy Humphreys, Ravi K Thiara, Agnes Skamballis and Audrey Mullender

Talking to My Mum is an activity pack for five-eight-year-olds whose families have experienced domestic abuse to help and encourage them to open up to their mothers about their distressing experiences. The book is full of illustrated worksheets featuring animal characters who encourage the young reader to explore a range of memories. more »

2006, Paperback: £17.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-422-3, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 96pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, children, counselling, domestic abuse, families, mental health, offenders, parenting, sexual abuse, social work, trauma, violence

Anger Management

Anger Management

An Anger Management Training Package for Individuals with Disabilities

Hrepsime Gulbenkoglu and Nick Hagiliassis

This is a complete training package for helping people with intellectual or physical disabilities deal with anger in constructive, effective ways. It consists of 12 fully-scripted sessions dealing with topics such as recognising feelings of anger, learning to relax and think calmly, and being assertive and handling problems competently. more »

2006, Paperback: £35.00/ $56.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-436-0, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 176pp

Keywords: adults, anger management, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, disability, intellectual disabilities, occupational therapy

The Social Play Record

The Social Play Record

A Toolkit for Assessing and Developing Social Play from Infancy to Adolescence

Chris White

This is a practical resource for assessing and developing social play in children with autistic spectrum disorders or difficulties with social interaction. It is suitable for assessing children of all learning abilities and stages of development, from early infancy to adolescence, and includes photocopiable assessment and intervention materials. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $52.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-400-1, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 144pp

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, children, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, play therapy, social skills, special education

Social Skills Groups for Children and Adolescents with Asperger's Syndrome

Social Skills Groups for Children and Adolescents with Asperger's Syndrome

A Step-by-Step Program

Kim Kiker Painter

This book is an empirically-grounded, ready-to-use curriculum for clinicians, teachers and professionals wishing to lead social skills groups for young people with AS. It provides an introduction to AS and issues surrounding social skills, including diagnostic and assessment issues, the importance of good social skills, and treatment approaches. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $56.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-821-4, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 176pp

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, relationships, social skills, special education

Autism, Brain, and Environment

Autism, Brain, and Environment

Richard Lathe

In this controversial new book, Lathe contends that the recent rise in cases of ASDs is a result of increased exposure to environmental toxicity combined with genetic predisposition. He proposes that autism is a disorder of the limbic brain, which is damaged by toxic heavy metals present in the environment. more »

2006, Hardback: £21.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-438-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, biomedical intervention, psychology

Chasing Ideas

Chasing Ideas

The Fun of Freeing Your Child's Imagination

Christine Durham

The author shows how to help children be better, brighter thinkers and helps parents and teachers discover the joys of discussing ideas with children. She shows parents of children aged 3 - 15 how to encourage them to explore ideas, think, make decisions and communicate effectively and to develop these important life skills to take into adulthood. more »

2006, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-460-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, children, education, families, giftedness, parenting, play therapy, self esteem, storymaking

Getting IT

Getting IT

Using information technology to empower people with communication difficulties

Dinah Murray and Ann Aspinall

This book explores how IT can help people with learning and communication difficulties increase their independence, communicate in more direct ways and express themselves as part of society. It examines common problems, and shows how IT can help solve them. more »

2006, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-375-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, augmentative communication, communication, dementia, occupational therapy, special education, speech and language therapy

Intimate and Personal Care with People with Learning Disabilities

Intimate and Personal Care with People with Learning Disabilities

Edited by Steven Carnaby and Paul Cambridge

This book examines aspects of care such as training, ethnicity, sexuality and competence in practice. Topics include the nature of touch, how physical contact is intended and experienced, carers' duty of care, and risk management. The book also explores management considerations of best value, care standards, performance monitoring and inspection. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-130-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: intellectual disabilities, personal hygiene, social care, social policy, social work

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