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Palliative Care, Ageing and Spirituality

Palliative Care, Ageing and Spirituality

A Guide for Older People, Carers and Families

Elizabeth MacKinlay

This sensitive and compassionate book provides older people who are nearing the end of life and their loved ones, as well as the professionals who work with them, with a greater depth of understanding of spiritual issues surrounding death and dying. more »

2012, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-290-0, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 144pp

Keywords: bereavement, carers, counselling, death, dementia, grief, health care, mental health, nursing, older people, palliative care, pastoral care, social care, spirituality

Palliative Care, Social Work and Service Users

Palliative Care, Social Work and Service Users

Making Life Possible

Peter Beresford, Lesley Adshead and Suzy Croft

This unique book provides a rare look at social work and palliative care from the perspective of service users. Drawing on new original research, the authors examine service users' experiences, tracking their journeys through it, exploring the care they receive and the effects of culture and difference through their first hand comments and ideas. more »

2006, Paperback: £25.00/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-465-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: bereavement, carers, counselling, death, older people, palliative care, social care, social work

The Pampered Child Syndrome

The Pampered Child Syndrome

How to Recognize it, How to Manage it, and How to Avoid it – A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Maggie Mamen

Dr. Maggie Mamen describes common characteristics of the pampered child, and offers practical advice on how to strike an effective balance between caring for and nurturing children while at the same time maintaining authority and respect. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-407-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 152pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child protection, child psychology, emotions, families, parenting

The Panicosaurus

The Panicosaurus

Managing Anxiety in Children Including Those with Asperger Syndrome

K.I. Al-Ghani
Illustrated by Haitham Al-Ghani

This illustrated book teaches children who experience anxiety about Panicosaurus and Smartosaurus and how to help Smartosaurus banish Panicosaurus when he appears at times of stress by using a range of calming techniques. There is a helpful introduction for parents and carers, and a list of techniques for lessening anxiety at the end of the book. more »

2012, Hardback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-356-3, 216mm x 279.4mm / 8.5in x 11in, 56pp

Keywords: anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, children, counselling, education, fiction, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, mental health, pastoral care, school phobia, self esteem, social stories, special education

Parent to Parent

Parent to Parent

Information and Inspiration for Parents Dealing with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome

Ann Boushéy

After her son Jon was diagnosed with autism, Ann Boushéy soon learned that, for her, knowledge was the key to peace. Written from her own experience, this inspiring book provides the information that will empower parents who find themselves in her situation, and inspire them in their quest for the right diagnosis and the right help for their child. more »

2004, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-774-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, children, counselling, emotions, families, high functioning autism, parenting

The Parent's Guide to In-Home ABA Programs

The Parent's Guide to In-Home ABA Programs

Frequently Asked Questions about Applied Behavior Analysis for your Child with Autism

Elle Olivia Johnson

Concise and practical, this handbook explains the ins and outs of Applied Behavior Analysis in a chatty Q&A format. It covers everything parents need to know from what a typical in-home session will entail, to how to navigate their relationship with their ABA therapist, to how to get more involved and begin using ABA methods themselves. more »

2012, Paperback: £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-918-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Keywords: applied behaviour analysis, autism, child development, child psychology, children, communication, early intervention, high functioning autism, life skills, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, psychology

Parental Learning Disability and Children's Needs

Parental Learning Disability and Children's Needs

Family Experiences and Effective Practice

Hedy Cleaver and Don Nicholson

Parental Learning Disability and Children's Needs explores how to effectively assess children in families where one or more parent has a learning disability. These children often have unmet needs because their parents are more likely to be coping with mental and physical illness, domestic violence or substance abuse. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-632-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: child protection, children, disability, emotions, families, intellectual disabilities, parenting, social care, social work

Parental Substance Misuse and Child Welfare

Parental Substance Misuse and Child Welfare

Brynna Kroll and Andy Taylor

Focusing on the needs of children of substance misusing parents and the dilemmas faced by professionals working with them, this comprehensive book brings together for the first time theoretical and practice issues for all those involved with the crossover between responses to drug and alcohol problems and child welfare. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-791-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 352pp

Keywords: alcohol, child protection, child psychology, children, drugs, families, parenting, safeguarding children, social care, social policy, social work, substance abuse

Parenting a Child with Asperger Syndrome

Parenting a Child with Asperger Syndrome

200 Tips and Strategies

Brenda Boyd

Brenda is mother to thirteen-year-old Kenneth, author of Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything. Brenda discusses parents' reaction to their child's AS and gives advice on how better to understand 'Planet Asperger'. This book helps parents to respond positively to the challenge of AS and find the 'treasure' in their child's way of being. more »

2003, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-137-6, Royal, 208pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, children, counselling, families, high functioning autism, parenting, sensory issues

New! Parenting a Teen or Young Adult with Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

Parenting a Teen or Young Adult with Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

325 Ideas, Insights, Tips and Strategies

Brenda Boyd

325 astute and practical ideas, insights, tips and strategies address how to maintain an open and healthy relationship with your child as they become independent adults, designed to foster understanding between family members and help the young person with issues such as social vulnerability and peer relationships, self-esteem, anxiety and change. more »

2013, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-282-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, child psychology, cognitive behavioural therapy, communication, emotions, high functioning autism, parenting, relationships

Parenting Across the Autism Spectrum

Parenting Across the Autism Spectrum

Unexpected Lessons We Have Learned

Maureen F. Morrell and Ann Palmer

The authors are raising two very different children: Justin, a whirlwind of activity and mood swings, who is supervised in a residential farm community, and Eric, quiet and passive, who lives independently at college. This book is an account of their experiences of parenting children at opposite extremes of the autism spectrum. more »

2006, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-807-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 220pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, families, high functioning autism, parenting

New! Parenting ASD Teens

Parenting ASD Teens

A Guide to Making it Up As You Go

Andrew Schlegelmilch

Andrew Schlegelmilch draws on his experience working at a high school for teens with autism to provide savvy advice to parents coping with the difficulties that arise when their child hits the troublesome teenage years. Discussion includes setting realistic expectations, encouraging independence, and helping teens cope with mental health issues. more »

2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-975-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, child development, education, families, high functioning autism, life skills, mental health, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, psychology, relationships, social skills, special education, teenagers, transitions

Parenting Girls on the Autism Spectrum

Parenting Girls on the Autism Spectrum

Overcoming the Challenges and Celebrating the Gifts

Eileen Riley-Hall

Each chapter in this book explores a topic of concern for parents of children on the autism spectrum, offering support on issues such as school, friendships, meltdowns, special gifts, therapies and interventions. This book is full of advice and insight on the unique and rewarding challenges presented when you have a daughter on the autism spectrum. more »

2012, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-893-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, carers, child development, children, education, families, high functioning autism, parenting, pastoral care, special education, teenagers

Parenting Girls

Parenting Girls

Janet Irwin, Susanna de Vries and Susan Stratigos Wilson

The aim of this very practical handbook is to guide parents and the professionals who work with them in raising happy, well-adjusted girls. Contributors to the book have backgrounds in medicine, teaching and female health, and have firsthand experience of the joys and the problems of bringing up daughters. more »

2000, Paperback: £18.99
ISBN: 978-1-85302-946-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child development, child protection, children, emotions, families, occupational therapy, parenting

Parenting in Poor Environments

Parenting in Poor Environments

Stress, Support and Coping

Deborah Ghate and Neal Hazel

With a unique focus on the effects of poverty on parenting in Britain, this book explores what professionals and policy makers can do to support families living in poverty. The authors examine community-level poverty and its relationship to family and individual problems such as low income, poor mental health and child behavioural difficulties. more »

2002, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-069-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: carers, challenging behaviour, child protection, children, community care, counselling, mental health, mental illness, social policy, social work, supported living

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