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Psychosis

Understanding and Treatment

Edited by Jane Ellwood

Bringing together a number of pioneering thinkers and workers ni the field of psychosis, this book provides an interrogation of 'official theories' surrounding schizophrenia and examines the range of ways in which psychosis can be thought about and worked with. more »

1995, Paperback: £23.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-265-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Psychotherapy and Spirituality

Psychotherapy and Spirituality

Integrating the Spiritual Dimension into Therapeutic Practice

Agneta Schreurs

Schreurs presents a range of therapeutic situations, analogies and case-studies in which spiritual concerns may arise, and explores them from spiritual and psychological perspectives, showing how they connect and differ. This engaging book is essential reading for all therapists who feel out of their depth when patients raise spiritual concerns. more »

2001, Paperback: £22.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-975-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp
Public Inquiries into Abuse of Children in Residential Care

Public Inquiries into Abuse of Children in Residential Care

Brian Corby, Alan Doig and Vicky Roberts

Public Inquiries into Abuse of Children in Residential Care contains a wealth of material derived from public inquiries that provides a key knowledge base for practitioners and those responsible for the provision of residential care for children. The authors set out their own recommendations for future public inquiries into residential abuse. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $46.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-895-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Public Services Inspection in the UK

Public Services Inspection in the UK

Edited by Howard Davis and Steve Martin

This book analyses the key debates about the role that inspection plays in increasing public accountability and encouraging service improvement. Contributors describe current inspection methods across the key public sectors, and examine the underlying issues and tensions associated with public services inspection. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $37.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-527-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp
Puppetry in Dementia Care

Puppetry in Dementia Care

Connecting through Creativity and Joy

Karrie Marshall

This book demonstrates how puppetry and associated art forms such as singing and story-telling can be used to nurture and support connections with people with dementia. Strategies for using puppetry in daily care are suggested and step-by-step instructions for making the puppets are included. more »

2013, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-392-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 264pp
The Pursuit of Permanence

The Pursuit of Permanence

A Study of the English Child Care System

Ian Sinclair, Claire Baker, Jenny Lee and Ian Gibbs

Children in public care complain that they have too many placements. Professionals agree but little is known about the reasons for this instability or how it affects different groups of children. The Pursuit of Permanence explores this core issue for children's services. more »

2007, Paperback: £29.99/ $60.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-595-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp
Putting Analysis into Assessment, Second Edition

Putting Analysis into Assessment, Second Edition

Undertaking assessments of need - a toolkit for practitioners

Ruth Dalzell and Emma Sawyer

The essential guide to improving assessment practice in child care social work more »

2011, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 9781907969294, 296 x 210mm, 170pp
Putting Corporate Parenting into Practice

Putting Corporate Parenting into Practice

A handbook for councillors

Di Hart and Alison Williams

In spite of considerable attention in recent years, there continues to be a gap between the outcomes of looked after children and those of their peers. more »

2013, Paperback: £12.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 9781907969966, A4 (L), 104pp
Qigong and Chinese Self-Massage for Everyday Health Care

Qigong and Chinese Self-Massage for Everyday Health Care

Ways to Address Chronic Health Issues and to Improve Your Overall Health Based on Chinese Medicine Techniques

Compiled by Zeng Qingnan

Based on the traditional Chinese practices of qigong and acupressure, this book provides exercises that address a range of common ailments, as well as those that can be used to promote overall health and wellbeing. All of the exercises are clearly explained with easy-to-follow instructions, and they all take less than 10 to 15 minutes to complete. more »

2013, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-199-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 200pp
Qigong for Multiple Sclerosis

Qigong for Multiple Sclerosis

Finding Your Feet Again

Nigel Mills

The author provides a step-by-step guide, with photographs and clear text, to show how people with MS can improve their health and quality of life using Qigong. He explains how to use Qigong to improve balance and walking, and promote healthy breathing and relaxation. more »

2010, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-019-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp
Coming soon! Qigong for Wellbeing in Dementia and Aging

Qigong for Wellbeing in Dementia and Aging

Stephen Rath
With Marcia Rath

Qigong is the centuries-old practice of moving vital energy (Qi) through the channels of the body, known as meridians, to achieve vitality and health. Research has shown that Qigong practice can support cognitive functioning, as well as emotional and physical wellbeing, in people with dementia. more »

January 2015, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-253-9, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 160pp
Qigong Massage for Your Child with Autism

Qigong Massage for Your Child with Autism

A Home Program from Chinese Medicine

Louisa Silva

This book teaches parents a simple qigong massage programme that has been developed specifically for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). With step-by-step instructions and an accompanying DVD demonstrating the technique in action, this book offers parents guidance on how to adopt qigong massage into their child's daily routine. more »

2011, Paperback: £17.89 + VAT = £19.05/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-070-2, Crown SD, 144pp
Coming soon! Qigong Through the Seasons

Qigong Through the Seasons

How to Stay Healthy All Year with Qigong, Meditation, Diet and Herbs

Ronald H. Davis

Each season reflects different energies in the natural world. This guide to health through seasonal Qigong, including diet and meditation, seeks to creates harmony with nature's cyclical energetic changes. Fully illustrated, it provides Qigong meditation, herbal information and dietary guidance for each season, including some appropriate recipes. more »

January 2015, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-238-6, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 240pp
Quality in Diversity in Early Learning

Quality in Diversity in Early Learning

A framework for early childhood practitioners

The Early Childhood Forum

Provides a useful framework to enable early childhood practitioners to understand, support and extend the learning of young children from birth to 8 years. more »

2003, Paperback: £18.00/ $29.95
ISBN: 9781904787075, 296 x 210mm, 106pp
Quality Matters in Children's Services

Quality Matters in Children's Services

Messages from Research

Mike Stein

Quality Matters in Children's Services brings together authoritative research to explore critical concerns for those working with vulnerable children, young people and their families. Mike Stein discusses key issues for policy and practice in the development of quality services. more »

2009, Paperback: £19.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-926-6, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 160pp

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