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I'm not Naughty - I'm Autistic

I'm not Naughty - I'm Autistic

Jodi's Journey

Jean Shaw

Written by his mother but told from Jodi's perspective, this is an insightful account of growing up with autism. The difficulties faced by 13-year-old Jodi and his family (obtaining a diagnosis, seeking support and, above all, learning to live with autism twenty-four hours a day) are not underplayed, but are recounted with empathy and humour. more »

2002, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-105-5, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Keywords: anger management, augmentative communication, autism, challenging behaviour, children, memoirs, parenting, sensory issues, speech and language pathology

Imagery and Symbolism 2 vol set

Dictionary of Images and Symbols in Counselling and Imagery and Symbolism in Counselling

William Stewart

2 volume set, comprising Dictionary of Images and Symbols in Counselling and Imagery and Symbolism in Counselling. more »

1998, Paperback: £49.99/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-349-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 700pp

Keywords: counselling, creative therapies, folklore and myth, pastoral care, psychology, psychotherapy

Imagery and Symbolism in Counselling

William Stewart

This dictionary analyses and explains numerous symbols and images, with an emphasis on their use in counselling. The subjects in the dictionary all have relevance to symbols and symbolic language, and all of them have an imagery content. This book is intended to help the reader understand the wealth of symbols and symbolic language existing today. more »

1995, Paperback: £29.99/ $56.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-350-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 350pp

Keywords: counselling, creative therapies, folklore and myth, pastoral care, psychology, psychotherapy

Imagination, Identification and Catharsis in Theatre and Therapy

Imagination, Identification and Catharsis in Theatre and Therapy

Mary Duggan and Roger Grainger

This study examines the underlying theatrical underpinning of dramatherapy, which is firmly based on an understanding of processes which are fundamentally theatrical. It approaches the subject systematically, arguing that the hidden psychological mechanisms which make theatre work are the same as those which operate in dramatherapy. more »

1997, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-431-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: dramatherapy, psychoanalysis, psychodrama, psychotherapy

Immigration Controls, the Family and the Welfare State

Immigration Controls, the Family and the Welfare State

A Handbook of Law, Theory, Politics and Practice for Local Authority, Voluntary Sector and Welfare State Workers and Legal Advisors

Steve Cohen

In this comprehensive handbook Steve Cohen examines the law, including the 1999 Immigration and Asylum Act, as it applies to the relationship between issues of welfare, immigration control and refugee status, giving pointers for good practice. The practical application of the law is illustrated with a wealth of case studies. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-723-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 352pp

Keywords: community care, ethnicity, social policy, social work, social work law

New! Implementing Restorative Practices in Schools

Implementing Restorative Practices in Schools

A Practical Guide to Transforming School Communities

Margaret Thorsborne and Peta Blood

A guide which explains the value of restorative approaches in schools and its potential to transform behaviour and educational achievements. It also details how to achieve the cultural and organisational changes needed in order to ensure that restorative practice 'sticks', featuring sample pro formas and charts. more »

2013, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-377-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 232pp

Keywords: bullying, challenging behaviour, counselling, education, mainstream education, pastoral care, relationships, restorative justice, special education

The Importance of Food and Mealtimes in Dementia Care

The Importance of Food and Mealtimes in Dementia Care

The Table is Set

Grethe Berg

Using her experience of working with older people with dementia, Grethe Berg explains how mealtimes can be used as opportunities for meaningful interaction, socialising and reminiscing. This book provides much-needed help and practical strategies for care managers and carers to reclaim mealtimes as positive experiences for people with dementia. more »

2006, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-435-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 88pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, dementia, health care, nursing, occupational therapy, older people, person-centred, residential care, social care, social skills, social work

The Imprinted Brain

The Imprinted Brain

How Genes Set the Balance Between Autism and Psychosis

Christopher Badcock

Badcock sets out a radical new theory of the mind based on the recent discovery of genomic imprinting. He uses psychiatric case material to show how many of the symptoms of psychosis can be shown to be the mental mirror-images of those of autism. This new theory casts intriguing new light on topics such as the nature of genius. more »

2009, Hardback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-023-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, health care, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy

Imprisoned Fathers and their Children

Imprisoned Fathers and their Children

Gwyneth Boswell and Peter Wedge

More than 125,000 children in the UK alone are 'sentenced' to separation from their imprisoned parents. This book draws on extensive research and experience to examine the effect this kind of separation can have on the emotional development of a child and on family relationships. They make suggestions for work with prisoners and families. more »

2001, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-972-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: child protection, children, families, offenders, psychology, safeguarding children, social work

Coming soon! 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 »

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

Keywords: education, educational training, fostering, further education, higher education, higher education policy, inclusive classroom, looked after children, residential care, social care, social policy, social work, transitions

Improving Child and Family Assessments

Improving Child and Family Assessments

Turning Research into Practice

Danielle Turney, Dendy Platt, Julie Selwyn and Elaine Farmer

This book brings together findings from 10 years of UK research that shed light on different aspects of child and family assessment, examining the evidence for what works in promoting the best outcomes for children. It covers thresholds for assessment and intervention, what information should be collected, and assessments in different contexts. more »

2011, Paperback: £25.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-256-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: child development, child protection, children, health care, safeguarding children, social care, social policy, social work

Improving Children's Services Networks

Improving Children's Services Networks

Lessons from Family Centres

Jane Tunstill, Jane Aldgate and Marilyn Hughes

This book details and evaluates expert research into the developing role of family centres in the light of current political and social trends including. A vital addition to the literature on child care services, Improving Children's Services Networks is essential reading for social care practitioners and students, and government policy makers. more »

2006, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-461-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: carers, child protection, child psychology, children, children's rights, community care, education, families, parenting, social care, social policy, social work, supported living

Improving Learning Through Dynamic Assessment

Improving Learning Through Dynamic Assessment

A Practical Classroom Resource

Fraser Lauchlan and Donna Carrigan

This is a practical tool for helping to assess and support children aged 4+ with learning challenges based on an innovative approach. The resource contains photocopiable activities, checklists, handouts for teachers/parents to use with children and training materials explaining the approach in terms understandable to all participating adults. more »

2013, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-373-0, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 176pp

Keywords: child psychology, education, educational psychology, inclusive classroom, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, mainstream education, psychology, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

New! 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

Keywords: adults, art therapy, carers, cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling, creative therapies, creativity, dementia, emotions, expressive therapies, occupational therapy, older people, pastoral care, psychology, social care

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

Keywords: adolescence, adoption, advocacy, attachment, carers, child development, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, children's rights, disability, domestic abuse, early intervention, families, fostering, health care, joint working, looked after children, mental health, mental illness, parenting, residential care, safeguarding children, social care, social policy, social work, supported living, teenagers, transitions, trauma

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