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Planning Care for Children in Respite Settings

Planning Care for Children in Respite Settings

Hello, This Is Me

Helen Laverty and Mary Reet

This book offers a new approach, centred on the child's abilities, to the planning of respite care provision. With its positive focus on emerging levels of independence in disabled children, the `Hello, this is me' model provides a method of assessing and planning care for children with a variety of needs. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-936-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: children, disability, social work

Therapeutic Interventions for Forensic Mental Health Nurses

Therapeutic Interventions for Forensic Mental Health Nurses

Edited by Alyson Kettles, Phil Woods and Mick Collins

This book explores current and emerging interventions in forensic nursing and the care of the mentally disordered offender, with an emphasis on clinical practice and clinical competence. It explores the practical issues facing forensic nurses, such as environment and safety issues, as well as the possible emotional trauma of such a role. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-949-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: forensic psychiatry, forensic psychotherapy, mental health, nursing

Beyond Madness

Beyond Madness

Psychosocial Interventions in Psychosis

Edited by Joseph H. Berke, Margaret Fagan, George Mak-Pearce and Stella Pierides-Müller

A major question facing therapists today is how to treat psychosis effectively while maintaining patients' dignity, self-respect and their psychological and social functioning. This book provides important and engaging accounts of the special personal and interpersonal care offered by the Arbours Crisis Centre and kindred facilities. more »

2001, Paperback: £34.99/ $55.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-889-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keyword: therapeutic communities

Caring for a Child with Autism

Caring for a Child with Autism

A Practical Guide for Parents

Martine Ives and Nell Munro, National Autistic Society

Caring for a Child with Autism is an informative handbook in association with the National Autistic Society, written for parents with a recently diagnosed autistic child. This is a thorough introduction to autistic spectrum disorders, to be consulted time and time again as new questions arise. more »

2001, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-996-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 286pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, carers, challenging behaviour, children, families, high functioning autism, parenting, sensory issues

Healing Arts Therapies and Person-Centred Dementia Care

Healing Arts Therapies and Person-Centred Dementia Care

Edited by Anthea Innes and Karen Hatfield

Offering practical advice for arts therapists and health care professionals, this book emphasizes the importance of putting the individual before the illness to provide holistic, person-centred support for people with dementia. The contributors show how music, dance and the visual arts can be used with person-centred care to promote wellbeing. more »

2001, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-038-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Keywords: arts therapies, dance and movement therapy, dementia, interdisciplinary arts therapies, older people, palliative care, person-centred, psychotherapy, social work

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

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at School

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at School

Educating Students with NLD, Asperger Syndrome and Related Conditions

Pamela B. Tanguay

Topics such as finding the right school, curriculum modifications, and social and emotional issues experienced by children with NLD are covered. The bulk of the book outlines specific teaching strategies, from how to deal with essay questions, to tips on helping the student master long division and ideas for improving reading comprehension. more »

2001, Paperback: £17.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-941-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 288pp

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

Reweaving the Autistic Tapestry

Reweaving the Autistic Tapestry

Autism, Asperger Syndrome and ADHD

Lisa Blakemore-Brown

Blakemore-Brown uses the metaphor of the 'tapestry' to explain more clearly the interwoven nature of ASDs and ADHD. This book demonstrates how a deeper understanding of human development can lead to more appropriate early intervention and treatment plans for children with complex symptoms, helping them to lead more fulfilling lives. more »

2001, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-748-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 352pp

Keywords: ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychiatry, child psychology, gifted and talented, obsessive compulsive disorder, pervasive developmental disorder, special education, speech and language therapy, tourettes

Spiritual Dimensions of Pastoral Care

Spiritual Dimensions of Pastoral Care

Practical Theology in a Multidisciplinary Context

Edited by David Willows and John Swinton

Written by significant researchers and practitioners within the field, this unique collection of key texts introduces the reader to practical theology. It critically explores the way in which the spiritual dimension of pastoral care has entered into constructive dialogue with other disciplines and ways of thinking. more »

2001, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-892-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: practical theology, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, spirituality, theology

Studio Art Therapy

Studio Art Therapy

Cultivating the Artist Identity in the Art Therapist

Catherine Hyland Moon

This book presents a model of art therapy where the processes of art constitute the core of the model. It addresses how an arts-based approach can inform the therapist in all aspects of practice, from the conception of the work and the attempt to understand client needs to interacting with clients and communicating with others about art therapy. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-814-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 366pp

Keywords: art therapy, psychology

'Race', Housing and Social Exclusion

'Race', Housing and Social Exclusion

Edited by Peter Somerville and Andy Steele

The contributors analyse the implications of social exclusion, offering suggestions for good practice in the allocation of housing for black and other ethnic minority groups. This book shows how racism and the shortage of housing workers from black and other ethnic minorities constrain the choices available to these groups. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-849-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp

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

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

Access and Inclusion for Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Access and Inclusion for Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders

'Let Me In'

Matthew Hesmondhalgh and Christine Breakey

The authors explore the universal issues of access and inclusion in employment and education for children and young people with autism or Asperger's Syndrome. They describe the challenges they faced in establishing and running an Integrated Resource for these children within a mainstream secondary school. more »

2001, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-986-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, early intervention, employment, inclusive classroom, mainstream education, special education

Home Educating Our Autistic Spectrum Children

Home Educating Our Autistic Spectrum Children

Paths are Made by Walking

Terri Dowty and Kitt Cowlishaw

In this book parents who have chosen the home education option for their children on the autistic spectrum candidly relate their experiences: how they reached the decision to educate at home, how they set about the task, and their feelings about the issues raised by their actions. more »

2001, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-037-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, dyspraxia, education, families, high functioning autism, homeschooling, parenting, school phobia, special education

Of Mice and Aliens

Of Mice and Aliens

An Asperger Adventure

Kathy Hoopmann

This is a science fiction novel for kids, with a difference. Ben is learning to cope with his newly diagnosed Asperger Syndrome. When an alien crash-lands in his back yard, the humorous parallels between the alien's inability to relate to humans and Ben's own idiosyncrasies highlight the difficulties Aspie kids face every day. more »

2001, Paperback: £8.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-007-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, children, fiction, special education

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