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New! Improving Access to Further and Higher Education for Young People in Public Care

Improving Access to Further and Higher Education for Young People in Public Care

European Policy and Practice

Sonia Jackson and Claire Cameron

Across Europe young people in care are around five times less likely to attend tertiary education than those who have not been in care. Drawing extensively on a substantial three-year long research project led by the authors, this book provides a comprehensive account of this shocking discrepancy and discusses ways to address the imbalance. more »

2014, Hardback: £60.00/ $95.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-366-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp
Improving Memory through Creativity

Improving Memory through Creativity

A Professional's Guide to Culturally Sensitive Cognitive Training with Older Adults

Amanda Alders Pike

Art therapy is a culturally sensitive method of enhancing cognitive performance. With online accompaniments and materials for use in sessions and workshops, this book combines research and practical resources to enable professionals to improve memory, mood and socialization in the ethnically diverse older population though therapeutic creativity. more »

2014, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-953-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp
Coming soon! Improving Mental Health through Social Support

Improving Mental Health through Social Support

Building Positive and Empowering Relationships

Jonathan Leach

The social support someone receives or has access to plays a vital role in their mental health and wellbeing. This accessible book examines the nature of social support and how it can be enhanced, focusing on relationships between service users and supporters. This is an important book for mental health professionals, social workers and students. more »

December 2014, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-518-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
Improving Outcomes for Children and Families

Improving Outcomes for Children and Families

Finding and Using International Evidence

Edited by Anthony N. Maluccio, Cinzia Canali, Tiziano Vecchiato, Anita Lightburn, Jane Aldgate and Wendy Rose

This edited collection offers an international perspective on the challenges of designing and undertaking outcome-based evaluation of child and family services. It introduces the key ideas and issues currently being debated in the evaluation of these services and provides examples of evaluation from policy and practice. more »

2010, Hardback: £60.00/ $95.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-819-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Improving the Emotional Health and Well-being of Young People in Secure Care

Improving the Emotional Health and Well-being of Young People in Secure Care

Training for staff in local authority secure children's homes

Julia Bird and Lynne Gerlach

Training resource to provide staff in secure children's homes with the skills and practical tools needed to support the emotional health and well-being of young people more »

2005, Paperback: £20.00/ $33.95
ISBN: 9781904787310, 296 x 210mm, 192pp
Improvisation

Improvisation

Methods and Techniques for Music Therapy Clinicians, Educators, and Students

Tony Wigram

Improvisation plays a key role in the toolbox of the music therapist. Wigram's practical, comprehensive guide will prove indispensable to students, teachers, therapists and musicians as a book of musical techniques and therapeutic methods. Notated examples allow readers to try out techniques as they read, with audio examples on the accompanying CD. more »

2004, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-048-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
In and Out of Anorexia

In and Out of Anorexia

The Story of the Client, the Therapist and the Process of Recovery

Tammie Ronen and Ayelet

Ayelet spent six years of her adolescence in and out of hospital, having been diagnosed as suffering from a severe anorexia disorder. Ayelet describes her personal experiences of the illness, the repeated hospitalisations and her ultimate recovery. The book outlines the importance of a good relationship between the client and the therapist. more »

2001, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-990-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp
In Living Color

In Living Color

An Intercultural Approach to Pastoral Care and Counseling
2nd edition

Emmanuel Y. Lartey

The meaning of pastoral care in modern multicultural societies is challenged and re-examined from a pluralistic, global perspective in this book. Lartey stresses the importance of recognizing different cultural influences on individuals in order to effectively counsel, guide and empower them. He provides a concise history of pastoral care. more »

2003, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-750-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp
Including the Person with Dementia in Designing and Delivering Care

Including the Person with Dementia in Designing and Delivering Care

'I Need to Be Me!'

Elizabeth Barnett

Including the Person with Dementia in Designing and Delivering Care shows how we can adapt everyday interpretive skills to root service design and care delivery in the concerns and expectations of people with dementia. This book will be an invaluable resource for all those involved in the planning and provision of support for people with dementia. more »

2000, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-740-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Inclusion of Disabled Children in Primary School Playgrounds

Inclusion of Disabled Children in Primary School Playgrounds

Helen Woolley, Julia Bishop, Mavis Curtis and Jane Ginsborg
With Marc Armitage

A concise, useful book based on research which identifies organisational, social and physical barriers to disabled children's inclusion in playgrounds. It suggests ways to overcome these barriers in the future more »

2006, Paperback: £11.95/ $19.95
ISBN: 9781904787662, 245 x 170mm, 57pp
Inclusive Research with People with Learning Disabilities

Inclusive Research with People with Learning Disabilities

Past, Present and Futures

Jan Walmsley and Kelley Johnson

The authors discuss participative approaches to research and provide an up-to-date account of inclusive practice with individuals with learning disabilities. Drawing on evidence from two major studies, they explain how lessons learnt from inclusive research in the learning disability field are applicable to others working with marginalized groups. more »

2003, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-061-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
Incorporating Social Goals in the Classroom

Incorporating Social Goals in the Classroom

A Guide for Teachers and Parents of Children with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Rebecca A. Moyes

This book provides practical, hands-on strategies to teach social skills to children with high-functioning autism and Asperger Syndrome. Instruction is included to enhance the development of appropriate, measurable, and meaningful individualized education plans (IEPs). Lesson plans are included to facilitate the ability to 'teach' these goals. more »

2001, Paperback: £16.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-967-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 192pp
New! Increasing IVF Success with Acupuncture

Increasing IVF Success with Acupuncture

An Integrated Approach

Nick Dalton-Brewer

Taking an integrative approach informed by the author's cutting-edge research, this book provides the specialist knowledge required by acupuncturists to treat fertility issues effectively and presents a method of diagnosis and treatment which combines Assisted Reproductive Techniques with TCM therapies, acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. more »

2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-218-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp
Coming soon! Independence, Social, and Study Strategies for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Independence, Social, and Study Strategies for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The BASICS College Curriculum

Michelle Rigler, Amy Rutherford and Emily Quinn

This practical college curriculum for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder teaches independence, social, and study skills that empower the student and enable academic success. An ideal textbook for ASD college programs or for student self-study, this curriculum provides hands-on help in the areas that students with ASD need it most. more »

November 2014, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-787-5, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 224pp
The Independent Woman's Handbook for Super Safe Living on the Autistic Spectrum

The Independent Woman's Handbook for Super Safe Living on the Autistic Spectrum

Robyn Steward

This honest and personal account is filled with practical tips and strategies for living a safe and independent life as a young woman on the autistic spectrum. It covers common areas of difficulty such as friendships, relationships and sex, alcohol and drugs, money and employment, and staying safe out and about, at home and online. more »

2013, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-399-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 376pp

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