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A Practical Guide for Teachers of Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in Secondary Education

A Practical Guide for Teachers of Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in Secondary Education

Debra Costley, Elaine Keane, Trevor Clark and Kathleen Lane

This book has all the essential guidance and tools that anyone working in education will need to help students on the autism spectrum perform to their best potential and stay organised and on track with their school work. The book also covers general obstacles including social situations, anxiety, mental health and the next steps after school. more »

2012, Paperback: £16.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-310-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp
A Practical Guide to Caring for Children and Teenagers with Attachment Difficulties

A Practical Guide to Caring for Children and Teenagers with Attachment Difficulties

Chris Taylor

It explains what attachment is, what the different patterns look like in children and young people, how early attachment experiences affect their lives, and how this understanding can help childcare workers to develop therapeutic ways of caring. An essential book for professionals such residential carers, social workers and foster carers. more »

2010, Paperback: £18.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-081-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
A Practical Guide to Delivering Personalisation

A Practical Guide to Delivering Personalisation

Person-Centred Practice in Health and Social Care

Helen Sanderson and Jaimee Lewis

This is the comprehensive guide to delivering personalisation in health and social care using person centred approaches. It covers what personalisation and person centred approaches are, the different elements involved, and how to carry it out with all those receiving care and support, from people with disabilities to people at the end of life. more »

2011, Paperback: £21.99/ $35.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-194-1, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 240pp

A Practical Guide to Forensic Psychotherapy

Edited by Estela V. Welldon and Cleo Van Velsen

Forensic Psychiatry has expanded over the last twenty years with a dramatic increase in forensic psychiatry posts and medium secure unit beds. There has been increased concern with the treatment, which is seen by many to be of great importance, and management of mentally ill offenders which has led to more interest in understanding. more »

1996, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-389-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 300pp
A Practical Guide to Fostering Law

A Practical Guide to Fostering Law

Fostering Regulations, Child Care Law and the Youth Justice System

Lynn Davis

This book is an accessible, jargon-free guide to the key elements of the law that concern foster carers and the professionals who work with them. It aims to help foster carers understand where they fit into the complex web of regulations surrounding childcare and to demystify the jargon and terminology which is often used but rarely explained. more »

2010, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-092-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
A Practical Guide to Mental Health Problems in Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder

A Practical Guide to Mental Health Problems in Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder

It's not just their autism!

Khalid Karim, Alvina Ali and Michelle O'Reilly

This book explores the relationship between mental health and ASD. Illustrating with case studies a wide range of mental health issues commonly found in autistic children, the authors go on to suggest practical strategies for parents and professionals to help ameliorate the difficulties which arise from these co-morbid mental health conditions. more »

2013, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-323-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp
A Practical Guide to Outcome Evaluation

A Practical Guide to Outcome Evaluation

Liz Hoggarth and Hilary Comfort

For those involved in commissioning and running projects working with people, measuring performance and assessing outcomes are an essential part of applying for and maintaining funding. This versatile book guides you through the process of evaluating your project in order to improve funding applications and build the case its survival. more »

2010, Paperback: £24.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-037-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
A Practical Guide to Transformative Supervision for the Helping Professions

A Practical Guide to Transformative Supervision for the Helping Professions

Amplifying Insight

Nicki Weld

This book explores what is meant by transformative supervision and how it can be undertaken. It examines the key factors that contribute to the transformative function, such as the role of observation and questioning, the importance of working with emotions, and exploring intuition. more »

2011, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-254-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp
A Practical Guide to Working with Reluctant Clients in Health and Social Care

A Practical Guide to Working with Reluctant Clients in Health and Social Care

Maggie Kindred
Illustrated by Cath Kindred

Practitioners in social care are often required to work with clients who do not want to work with them, and these 'reluctant' clients can often be the most challenging, but most rewarding, to work with. This practical, jargon-free book covers all the issues that practitioners are likely to encounter in the course of working with reluctant clients. more »

2010, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-102-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp
Practical Mathematics for Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Developmental Delays

Practical Mathematics for Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Developmental Delays

Jo Adkins and Sue Larkey

This book provides practical strategies for teaching key mathematics concepts to children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental delays. The authors explain how to incorporate a child's special interest into learning in order to help them engage fully with new concepts, and how to incorporate mathematics into daily living skills. more »

2013, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-400-3, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 144pp
Practical Sensory Programmes

Practical Sensory Programmes

For Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Special Needs

Sue Larkey

This book offers a six-step approach to developing a programme to help children cope with sensory input they find overwhelming, and to identify activities they find relaxing or rewarding. Larkey gives over 30 activities using touch, sound, taste, vision and movement, and gives advice on how to use them to improve children's communication skills. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-479-7, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 112pp
Practical Strategies for Living with Dyslexia

Practical Strategies for Living with Dyslexia

Maria Chivers

Looking at the possible remedies available, such as tinted glasses, nutritional supplements and exercising, and considering the benefits of early identification of dyslexia, this book will be an essential practical resource for both the parents of, and the professionals who work, with people with dyslexia. more »

2001, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-905-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp
Practical Supervision

Practical Supervision

How to Become a Supervisor for the Helping Professions

Penny Henderson, Jim Holloway and Anthea Millar

Concise and jargon-free, this introduction to supervision is designed to equip all those in the helping professions who are starting out with the theoretical, practical and ethical base needed for effective practice. It includes helpful suggestions for using creative methods and short exercises to support learning and development throughout. more »

2014, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-442-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Practice Teaching - Changing Social Work

Edited by Hilary Lawson

In this authoritative book, practitioners and academics discuss and explore the complex issues that arise in practice teaching. The challenges related to the organisational context of social work, the role of the practice teacher as the pivot between theory and practice and the need to ensure the development of a sound value base are all explored. more »

1998, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-478-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
New! The Practitioner's Encyclopedia of Flower Remedies

The Practitioner's Encyclopedia of Flower Remedies

The Definitive Guide to All Flower Essences, their Making and Uses

Clare G. Harvey

This comprehensive encyclopedia explains what flower remedies are, how they work and how to choose the right remedies for your clients' needs. It describes the properties of 33 families of flower essences and the benefits of over 2,000 remedies with an ailment chart and instructions for prescribing, preparing and using flower remedies. more »

2014, Hardback: £60.00/ $95.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-173-0, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 584pp

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