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Adopted Like Me

Adopted Like Me

My Book of Adopted Heroes

Ann Angel
Illustrated by Marc Thomas

Adopted Like Me is a children's picture book that tells the stories of famous and inspirational people, all of whom were adopted. Read about great musicians like Bo Diddley, politicians like Nelson Mandela, stars like Marilyn Monroe as well as inventors, athletes, a princess skilled in judo and fencing, and many more. more »

2013, Hardback: £11.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-935-0, 246 x 189mm , 48pp
Adopting after Infertility

Adopting after Infertility

Messages from Practice, Research and Personal Experience

Edited by Marilyn Crawshaw and Rachel Balen

Adopting after Infertility is an informative interdisciplinary book that addresses the issues that professionals and adopters themselves face when going through the adoption process and the impact of infertility on their experiences. The book includes chapters on the effects of infertility, why people choose adoption and the assessment process. more »

2010, Paperback: £22.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-028-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
The Adoption Experience

The Adoption Experience

Families Who Give Children a Second Chance

Ann Morris

This is a book of real life stories of adopters which takes the reader through every stage of the adoption process starting with the moment when they decide that adoption is the right option for them to the stories of adoptees brought up by adoptive parents. In between, the book looks at all the different types of adoption that are carried out. more »

1999, Paperback: £15.99/ $27.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-783-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Adoption is a Family Affair!

Adoption is a Family Affair!

What Relatives and Friends Must Know

Patricia Irwin Johnston

This book is packed with everything you need to know if a friend or family member is going to adopt or has adopted a child. Answering questions on how adoption works, how kids understand adoption as they grow up, what your role will be, and more, it will help to encourage informed, happy and healthy family relationships. more »

2012, Paperback: £10.99/ $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-895-7, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 152pp
Adult Day Services and Social Inclusion

Adult Day Services and Social Inclusion

Better Days

Edited by Chris Clark

Placing adult day services within the whole spectrum of social provision, the contributors to this book explore their complementary role alongside field social work, health care, domiciliary services and supported accommodation. Professionals in all sectors of social care will find it an essential guide to the provision of an effective day service. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-887-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Adult Drug Problems, Children's Needs

Adult Drug Problems, Children's Needs

Assessing the impact of parental drug use - a toolkit for practitioners

Di Hart and Jane Powell

This toolkit supports practitioners in their work with families where parental drug misuse leads to concerns about children's welfare more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 9781904787976, 296 x 210mm, 138pp
Adults on the Autism Spectrum Leave the Nest

Adults on the Autism Spectrum Leave the Nest

Achieving Supported Independence

Nancy Perry

This book shows that with appropriate lifelong care, it is possible for those with neurodevelopmental disabilities to achieve supported independence and fulfilling adult lives. It provides a guide for parents on how to prepare their children for adulthood, and describes in detail the kinds of services people with ASDs need to live independently. more »

2008, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-904-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp
Advance Directives in Mental Health

Advance Directives in Mental Health

Theory, Practice and Ethics

Jacqueline Atkinson

Advance directive (AD) is a way of making a person's views known if he or she should become mentally incapable of giving consent, or making informed choices about treatment, in the future. This book advises users on their choices about treatment in the event of future episodes of mental illness, covering all legal and medical aspects of AD. more »

2007, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-483-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 216pp
The Adventure of Maisie Voyager

The Adventure of Maisie Voyager

Lucy Skye

When Maisie's Aunt Hetty is kidnapped, a trail of cryptic clues lead her to abandoned mines and a hunt for treasure. It is up to her to save her family and she has a big adventure and big decisions ahead. This captivating novel offers a positive heroine with a unique outlook on life that all children will relate to, especially those with autism. more »

2012, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-287-0, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 240pp
The Adventures of the Little Tin Tortoise

The Adventures of the Little Tin Tortoise

A Self-Esteem Story with Activities for Teachers, Parents and Carers

Deborah M. Plummer

The author encourages children to consider self-esteem issues encountered by a little tin tortoise on a journey to discover who he really is. The various obstacles and helpers he encounters along the way include worries, bullying, making decisions and friendship and children will gain insights depending on their needs and level of understanding. more »

2005, Paperback: £17.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-406-3, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 144pp
Advocacy and Learning Disability

Advocacy and Learning Disability

Edited by Barry Gray and Robin Jackson

This book presents an examination of the historical, legal and philosophical contexts within which advocacy services have developed. It discusses the professional and practical issues and problems confronting those running and using advocacy services, the role of advocacy, and advocacy with families and people with communication difficulties. more »

2001, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-942-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
Advocacy in Action

Advocacy in Action

The Fourth Book of Speaking Up: A Plain Text Guide to Advocacy

John Tufail and Kate Lyon

This book looks at problems that can occur in an advocacy partnership, such as dependency on the advocate and conflict between partners. It also discusses advocacy and the law. It is illustrated with colour drawings and case studies showing the positive results of self-advocacy on the individuals themselves, as well as on their families and carers. more »

2007, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-478-0, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 72pp
Advocacy Skills for Health and Social Care Professionals

Advocacy Skills for Health and Social Care Professionals

Neil Bateman

Most professionals working in health or social care will be required to act as advocates as part of their work. This is a practical guide to advocacy skills specifically written for those in the health and social care professions it examines the function of advocacy within these professions and how to interview, and negotiate successfully. more »

2000, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-865-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Advocacy, Counselling and Mediation in Casework

Processes of Empowerment

Edited by Yvonne Joan Craig

This is the first study to compare advocacy, counselling and mediation as social processes of empowerment. It focuses on the user/worker partnership in care-giving services, and on the increasing imperative for cooperation between disciplines. more »

1998, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-564-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 200pp
After the Suicide

After the Suicide

Helping the Bereaved to Find a Path from Grief to Recovery

Kari Dyregrov, Einar Plyhn and Gudrun Dieserud

This accessible book provides complete guidance for those working with the suicide bereaved. It addresses why the suicide happened, how suicide survivors commonly react and cope, and where support can be found. Drawing on the testimonies of suicide survivors and research, it will help the bereaved move forwards on their path from grief to recovery. more »

2011, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-211-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

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