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Good Practice in Adult Mental Health

Good Practice in Adult Mental Health

Edited by Tony Ryan and Jacki Pritchard

This text is a guide to good practice within adult mental health care, providing a comprehensive introduction to mental health and illness. It is designed to aid mental health professionals and workers, and any individuals coming in to contact with mental illness, in recognising a mental health need or problem and offering appropriate support. more »

2004, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-217-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 352pp
A Special Kind of Brain

A Special Kind of Brain

Living with Nonverbal Learning Disability

Nancy Russell Burger

This warm and accessible book offers advice on subjects ranging across diagnosis and therapy, children's interaction with each other, suitable activities for a child with NLD and how to discuss NLD with children. An essential guide, this book will reassure, advise and inform parents and professionals who work with children with NLD. more »

2004, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-762-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Tics and Tourette Syndrome

Tics and Tourette Syndrome

A Handbook for Parents and Professionals

Uttom Chowdhury

This book explains the clinical signs and symptoms of Tourette and related conditions, and their possible causes. Presenting strategies for dealing with associated difficulties, including low self-esteem, anger-management and bullying, this book will be invaluable to parents, teachers, social workers and other professionals. more »

2004, Paperback: £12.99/ $20.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-203-8, Demy, 160pp
Understanding Your Baby

Understanding Your Baby

Sophie Boswell

This book takes the reader through the entire first year of a baby's life, anticipating parents' questions and covering topics ranging from parental feelings during pregnancy to a 10-month-old's sociability and deepening relationships. more »

2004, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-242-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 80pp
Understanding Your Two-Year-Old

Understanding Your Two-Year-Old

Lisa Miller

Lisa Miller guides parents through their two-year-old's development, from how to deal with a 'bossy boots' to understanding the central importance of toys, and the development of language and nonverbal communicative skills. She describes ways in which parents can help a young child express or resolve difficult feelings or jealousy. more »

2004, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-288-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 64pp
Understanding Your One-Year-Old

Understanding Your One-Year-Old

Sarah Gustavus Jones

Acknowledging the crucial role of relationships and parenting, Sarah Gustavus Jones offers guidance and reassurance in this sensitive exploration of the issues central to your child's developing physical and emotional needs. more »

2004, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-241-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 80pp
ADD and Me

ADD and Me

Forty Years in a Fog

Ken Patterson

In his personal account of life with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), award-winning author Ken Patterson richly illustrates the way in which the symptoms of ADD curtail the ability of an intelligent man to succeed in the most ordinary of life's events. He reveals the subtle complexities of coping with situations most people take for granted. more »

2004, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-777-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
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
Community Music Therapy

Community Music Therapy

Mercédès Pavlicevic and Gary Ansdell

Music therapists from around the world working in conventional and unconventional settings have offered their contributions to this exciting new book, presenting discussion and practical examples of the ways music therapy can reflect and encourage social change. The writers offer fresh perceptions on their identity and role as music therapists. more »

2004, Paperback: £22.99/ $38.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-124-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp
The Inspiration of Hope in Bereavement Counselling

The Inspiration of Hope in Bereavement Counselling

John R. Cutcliffe

A person's sense of hope is essential to bereavement counselling and nursing. This book brings together research and thinking on hope to give guidance to professionals working with the bereaved. Taking in a variety of sources, this book gives a comprehensive view of the developments and possibilities in hope-inspiring bereavement counselling. more »

2004, Paperback: £18.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-082-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp
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
Wounded Bird of Paradise

Wounded Bird of Paradise

Mary Essinger

When Mabelline visits her pen pal Rosa, she quickly takes Rosa and her son Carlos to her heart, but she knows right away there is something different about the boy. When tragedy occurs, Mabelline becomes responsible for Carlos as he struggles to fit into a world based on rules he doesn't understand, and finds himself in serious trouble. more »

2004, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-256-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp
David's Secret Soccer Goals

David's Secret Soccer Goals

Caroline Levine

David's Secret Soccer Goals is a warm and sensitive look inside the mind of a boy with bed wetting problems. It delicately highlights the fears and worries that a child in this position can go through, whilst also giving practical advice on how to deal positively with the situation. more »

2004, Paperback: £8.99/ $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-772-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 40pp
Foster Carers

Foster Carers

Why They Stay and Why They Leave

Ian Sinclair, Ian Gibbs and Kate Wilson

Foster carers look after two-thirds of the children cared for by English local authorities at any one time. The recruitment and retention of these carers is one of these authorities' central concerns. Against this background, this book examines the joys and strains of fostering, the support carers want and need, and the reasons why they foster. more »

2004, Paperback: £21.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-172-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp
Working Relationships

Working Relationships

Spirituality in Human Service and Organisational Life

Neil Pembroke

In this illuminating and thoughtful text, Neil Pembroke shows how relationships form the heart of chaplaincy, nursing and social care practice. Developing ideas from Martin Buber and virtue theory he shows how authentic, compassionate self-communication forms the basis of relatedness in human services work. more »

2004, Paperback: £18.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-252-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

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