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Relationship Development Intervention 2 volume set

Designed for children between the ages of two and eight, this set of enjoyable activities emphasizes foundation skills such as social referencing, regulating behaviour, conversational reciprocity and synchronized actions. The authors include objectives to plan and evaluate a child's progress, each one related to a specific exercise. more »

2002, Set: £39.99/ $63.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-720-0, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, early intervention, education, educational psychology, inclusive classroom, nonverbal learning disabilities, social skills, special education

Relationship Development Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Adults

Relationship Development Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Adults

Social and Emotional Development Activities for Asperger Syndrome, Autism, PDD and NLD

Steven E. Gutstein and Rachelle K. Sheely

This book contains over 200 enjoyable and stimulating activities and exercises ranging over the entire gamut of social and emotional development, and is applicable to anyone, regardless of diagnosis, but will be particularly valuable for those on the autism spectrum. A free companion website provides further information and support. more »

2002, Paperback: £22.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-717-0, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 432pp

Keywords: adolescence, adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, educational psychology, inclusive classroom, nonverbal learning disabilities, social skills, special education

Relationship Development Intervention with Young Children

Relationship Development Intervention with Young Children

Social and Emotional Development Activities for Asperger Syndrome, Autism, PDD and NLD

Steven E. Gutstein and Rachelle K. Sheely

Friendship requires hard work, and the odds are heavily stacked against those with autism spectrum conditions. Designed for younger children, this comprehensive set of enjoyable activities emphasizes foundation skills such as social referencing, regulating behavior, conversational reciprocity and synchronized actions. more »

2002, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-714-9, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 336pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, educational psychology, inclusive classroom, nonverbal learning disabilities, social skills, special education

Relationship-Based Social Work

Relationship-Based Social Work

Getting to the Heart of Practice

Edited by Gillian Ruch, Danielle Turney and Adrian Ward

This book provides a thorough guide to relationship-based practice in social work, communicating the theory using illustrative case studies and offering a model for practice. This book will be an invaluable textbook for undergraduate and post-graduate social work students, practitioners on post-qualifying courses and all social work professionals. more »

2010, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-003-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: adolescence, adult protection, adults, attachment, bereavement, challenging behaviour, child development, child protection, child psychology, children, communication, community care, depression, emotions, families, nonverbal learning disabilities, older people, person-centred, psychoanalysis, psychology, relationships, resilience, safeguarding children, social care, social policy, social skills, social work, substance abuse, supervision, teenagers

Relative Grief

Relative Grief

Parents and children, sisters and brothers, husbands, wives and partners, grandparents and grandchildren talk about their experience of death and grieving

Clare Jenkins and Judy Merry

In this collection of accounts, people share their experiences of losing loved ones through death from natural causes, genetic conditions, accident, suicide and murder. Looking at death from different perspectives, it encourages people to understand their own grief and how those around to them might be affected by what can seem a very private loss. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-257-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: bereavement, counselling, families, grief, memoirs, palliative care

Remembering Yesterday, Caring Today

Remembering Yesterday, Caring Today

Reminiscence in Dementia Care: A Guide to Good Practice

Pam Schweitzer and Errollyn Bruce

This practical guide is designed to give those who care for people with dementia a clear sense of how reminiscence can be used to greatly improve their quality of life. The book explores how reminiscence can contribute to person-centred dementia care and contains detailed descriptions of activities that can be used in a variety of care settings. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-649-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 224pp

Keywords: dementia, dramatherapy, older people, palliative care, psychodrama

Reminiscence and Life Story Work

Reminiscence and Life Story Work

A Practice Guide
4th edition

Faith Gibson

Reminiscence is a valuable tool for the professional carer as well as those looking after a family member or friend. It enhances and enriches the care relationship, and benefits both the person being cared for and the carer. This fully-updated fourth edition is full of practical information on planning and running successful reminiscence work. more »

2011, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-151-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Keywords: adults, Alzheimer's disease, arts therapies, bereavement, carers, counselling, creative therapies, dementia, depression, grief, older people, palliative care, social work

Reminiscence Theatre

Reminiscence Theatre

Making Theatre from Memories

Pam Schweitzer

This book is a comprehensive guide to the nature, practice and therapeutic effects of reminiscence theatre. Drawing on examples from real-life case studies, Pam Schweitzer provides practical advice on the process of taking an oral history, creating from it a written script and developing that into a dramatic production, on whatever scale. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-430-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 314pp

Keywords: dementia, dramatherapy, education, older people, palliative care, psychodrama

Remorse and Reparation

Edited by Murray Cox

Remorse, or rather the lack of it, frequently features in banner headlines. But there is little systematic study of this important inter-disciplinary topic whose relevance has extensive social ramifications. The complex relationship between remorse, shame, guilt and attempts at reparation, are discussed in this authoritative work. more »

1998, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-452-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp
1998, Hardback: £49.99/ $95.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-451-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: forensic psychiatry, forensic psychotherapy, offenders, probation

Reparation and Victim-focused Social Work

Reparation and Victim-focused Social Work

Edited by Brian Williams

The contributors to this book bring together research material from the wide range of disciplines involved and present an overview of the information needed for effective practice. They examine the practicalities of reparation orders, family group conferencing, restorative cautioning schemes and the workings of youth offending teams. more »

2001, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-023-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: law, offenders, restorative justice, social work

Reparenting the Child Who Hurts

Reparenting the Child Who Hurts

A Guide to Healing Developmental Trauma and Attachments

Caroline Archer and Christine Gordon

An accessible guide to help foster and adoptive parents understand the neurobiological issues that affect children who have experienced early trauma. It demystifies the science behind child trauma, explains why conventional parenting won't work for these children and provides grounded advice on what will, addressing common parenting dilemmas. more »

2012, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-263-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: adoption, attachment, child development, child psychology, children, families, fostering, looked after children, parenting, residential care, resilience, self esteem, social care, social work, teenagers, trauma

Replays

Replays

Using Play to Enhance Emotional and Behavioural Development for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Karen Levine and Naomi Chedd

Replays addresses the challenging behaviours of children with autism spectrum disorders through interactive symbolic play. It shows parents and professionals how to help children access their emotions. Chapters show how to implement and adapt the intervention to address specific issues in different settings and circumstances. more »

2006, Paperback: £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-832-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

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

Research in Social Care and Social Welfare

Research in Social Care and Social Welfare

Issues and Debates for Practice

Edited by Beth Humphries

This important book explores the links between research, evidence-based practice and policy in social care. Basing their chapters in case-study material, the contributors examine the issues arising from qualitative and quantitative methodologies, critique orthodox views of ethics and offer examples of innovative social research methods. more »

2000, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-900-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: education, health care, social care, social work

Researching the Arts Therapies

Researching the Arts Therapies

A Dramatherapist's Perspective

Roger Grainger

Writing from a dramatherapist's perspective, Grainger looks at methods of researching the arts therapies, and how particular definitions of research affect our understanding and practising of arts therapies. He places approaches to research in four categories: quantitative research, qualitative research, action research and art-based research. more »

1999, Paperback: £22.99/ $38.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-654-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 180pp

Keywords: arts therapies, interdisciplinary arts therapies

Residential Child Care

Residential Child Care

International Perspectives on Links with Families and Peers

Edited by Mono Chakrabarti and Malcolm Hill

Reflecting current political and policy priorities, this book focuses on new developments designed to promote these family and network relationships. The book examines both care policies and individual schemes which involve families and other network members in the planning and care of children looked after in residential units or children's homes. more »

1999, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-687-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 248pp

Keywords: child protection, children, residential care, social care, social work

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