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A Parent's Guide to Defeating Eating Disorders

A Parent's Guide to Defeating Eating Disorders

Spotting the Stealth Bomber and Other Symbolic Approaches

Ahmed Boachie and Karin Jasper

This book will help caregivers to reach out to young people having difficulty cooperating with treatment. It uses analogies and metaphors effectively to help explain eating disorders and the treatment process. Integrating medical, psychological, and narrative aspects, it encourages the reader to conceptualize each step towards health. more »

2011, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-196-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: adolescence, anorexia, anxiety, bulimia, child development, children, counselling, depression, diet, eating disorders, families, mental health, obsessive compulsive disorder, parenting, psychiatry, psychology, teenagers

Promoting Children's Rights in Social Work and Social Care

Promoting Children's Rights in Social Work and Social Care

A Guide to Participatory Practice

Margaret Bell

Everyone seems to agree that children have to be heard, but not on how, where and when they can participate, or the organisation needed to facilitate it. This book addresses these questions. Margaret Bell looks at the reality of children's experiences, examines the variety of definitions of participation and highlights initiatives for involvement. more »

2011, Paperback: £21.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-607-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: advocacy, child protection, children, children's rights, law, safeguarding children, social care, social policy, social work, social work law

Recognizing and Helping the Neglected Child

Recognizing and Helping the Neglected Child

Evidence-Based Practice for Assessment and Intervention

Brigid Daniel, Julie Taylor and Jane Scott
With David Derbyshire and Deanna Neilson

This book, based on extensive research of the evidence, outlines how neglect can be recognized, examining the signs that parents give to signal their need for help, and the signs that a child's needs are not being met. It then covers how practitioners should respond, including assessment, planning, and appropriate interventions. more »

2011, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-093-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: child development, child protection, children, families, health care, nursing, parenting, risk assessment, safeguarding children, social work

Sei-Ki

Sei-Ki

Life in Resonance - The Secret Art of Shiatsu

Akinobu Kishi and Alice Whieldon

Akinobu Kishi is regarded as one of the leading exponents of shiatsu, and his theory and practice of Seiki Soho are explained for the first time in this important book. The book consists of a dialogue about the fundamental principles and practice of Seiki Soho, and will be essential reading for all shiatsu practitioners and students. more »

2011, Paperback: £15.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-042-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: bodywork, complementary therapies, energy work, massage, meridians, shiatsu

Teaching Students Thinking Skills and Strategies

Teaching Students Thinking Skills and Strategies

A Framework for Cognitive Education in Inclusive Settings

Dorothy Howie

This book sets out the theory and outlines a model for implementing the teaching of thinking at whole-school, group and individual levels in inclusive settings. The model uses a three-tier approach to ensure that all learners are included: teaching thinking for all, working with small groups, and addressing individualised learning needs. more »

2011, Paperback: £25.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-950-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: child psychology, communication, education, educational psychology, inclusive classroom, mainstream education, PSHE, SEAL, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

Video Interaction Guidance

Video Interaction Guidance

A Relationship-Based Intervention to Promote Attunement, Empathy and Wellbeing

Edited by Hilary Kennedy, Miriam Landor and Liz Todd

Bringing together contributions from researchers and practitioners, this book provides a definitive introduction to Video Interaction Guidance. The approach is discussed from a range of theoretical perspectives and within the contexts of narrative therapy, infant and attachment interventions, positive psychology and mindfulness. more »

2011, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-180-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp

Keywords: attachment, autism, child development, communication, counselling, disability, education, families, mental health, parenting, psychology, psychotherapy, relationships, social care

A Beginner's Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Beginner's Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders

Essential Information for Parents and Professionals

Paul G. Taylor

This short introduction is an ideal starting point for anyone encountering ASD for the first time. The book covers all of the essential information needed to ground an understanding of the condition and offers effective practical strategies for assisting children who are living with ASD. It advocates considering things from a different perspective. more »

2011, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-233-7, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child development, child psychology, children, education, inclusive classroom, parenting, sensory issues, social skills, special education, speech and language therapy

Daoist Nei Gong

Daoist Nei Gong

The Philosophical Art of Change

Damo Mitchell

For the first time in the English language, this book describes the philosophy and practice of Nei Gong. The author explains the philosophy which underpins this practice, and the methodology of Sung breathing, an advanced meditative practice, is described. The book also contains a set of Qigong exercises, accompanied by instructional illustrations. more »

2011, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-065-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: chi kung, Chinese medicine, Daoism, health care, tai chi, taiji jian, taiji quan, traditional Chinese medicine

Developmental Assessment of the School-Aged Child with Developmental Disabilities

Developmental Assessment of the School-Aged Child with Developmental Disabilities

A Clinician's Guide

M. S. Thambirajah

This book┬áprovides full guidance on common developmental disorders and their assessment, focusing on mild to moderate disabilities in the school-aged child. Each chapter includes an account of normal development, including developmental milestones, an overview of the disorder, and its clinical assessment. more »

2011, Paperback: £40.00/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-181-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp

Keywords: autism, child development, child psychiatry, child psychology, developmental coordination disorder, dyslexia, dyspraxia, high functioning autism, intellectual disabilities, nonverbal learning disabilities, psychiatry, psychology, speech and language pathology

Embracing Asperger's

Embracing Asperger's

A Primer for Parents and Professionals

Richard Bromfield PhD

Offering rich insights into what Asperger's is like for the child, this compassionate book will empower parents and teachers, enabling them to nurture the child's strengths and work towards a happy and promising future. The book is packed with strategies, insights, and points to remember in order to address common areas of difficulty. more »

2011, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-818-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp

Keywords: adolescence, anger management, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, bullying, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychology, children, cognitive behavioural therapy, communication, counselling, depression, education, emotions, families, gifted and talented, giftedness, mental health, mental illness, occupational therapy, parenting, pastoral care, play, relationships, resilience, savants, school phobia, self esteem, sensory issues, social skills, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy, teenagers, transitions

Games and Activities for Exploring Feelings with Children

Games and Activities for Exploring Feelings with Children

Giving Children the Confidence to Navigate Emotions and Friendships

Vanessa Rogers

This is a fun resource designed to help children aged 7-13 get thinking and talking about their feelings and the issues affecting their lives. Activities surrounding issues such as peer relationships and friendships, bullying, offending, participation and citizenship are designed to build self-esteem, raise aspirations and increase motivation. more »

2011, Paperback: £16.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-222-1, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 128pp

Keywords: bullying, children, communication, counselling, education, pastoral care, play, relationships, self esteem, social work, youthwork

Group and Individual Work with Older People

Group and Individual Work with Older People

A Practical Guide to Running Successful Activity-based Programmes

Swee Hong Chia, Julie Heathcote and Jane Marie Hibberd
Illustrated by Andy Hibberd

Introducing the concept of PIE (Planning, Implementation and Evaluation), this resource will enable professionals working with older people to initiate and run successful activity-based programmes, either individually or in groups. The authors guide the reader through the processes, and provide step-by-step instructions for a range of activities. more »

2011, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-128-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: adults, Alzheimer's disease, art therapy, carers, dance and movement therapy, dementia, dramatherapy, occupational therapy, older people

A Guide to Living with Hypermobility Syndrome

A Guide to Living with Hypermobility Syndrome

Bending without Breaking

Isobel Knight

This book, written by an author who has HMS herself, is the complete guide to living with and managing HMS, and ultimately enjoying a fulfilling life. The book covers everything from recognising symptoms of Hypermobility Syndrome (HMS) and obtaining initial diagnosis to living with the condition on a daily basis and managing its negative effects. more »

2011, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-068-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: autism, dance and movement therapy, disability, mental health, occupational therapy, psychology

The Handbook of Bach Flower Remedies for Animals

The Handbook of Bach Flower Remedies for Animals

Enric Homedes
Translated by Daniel Kai

This practical handbook, based on strong scientific research and detailed case studies, explains how Bach Flower Remedies can be highly effective for treating both behavioural and physical complaints in animals. The book lists each of the 38 flower remedies, explaining their properties and applications for both animals and humans. more »

2011, Paperback: £15.99/ $27.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-075-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: alternative therapies, complementary therapies

How Everyone on the Autism Spectrum, Young and Old, can...

How Everyone on the Autism Spectrum, Young and Old, can...

become Resilient, be more Optimistic, enjoy Humor, be Kind, and increase Self-Efficacy - A Positive Psychology Approach

June Groden, Ayelet Kantor, Cooper R. Woodard and Lewis P. Lipsitt

This book looks in detail at five positive character traits - resilience, optimism, humor, kindness, and self-efficacy - and offers tried and tested strategies for bolstering each strength in individuals with ASD. The authors provide rich and varied lesson plans which contain a multitude of activities and which can be easily implemented. more »

2011, Paperback: £14.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-853-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: adolescence, anger management, anxiety, autism, bullying, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychology, children, communication, early intervention, education, emotions, families, high functioning autism, mental health, occupational therapy, parenting, pastoral care, play, play therapy, PSHE, psychology, relationships, resilience, self esteem, sensory issues, social skills, social stories, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy, teenagers

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