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Good Practice in Working with Violence

Edited by Hazel Kemshall and Jacki Pritchard

This book is a comprehensive guide to the techniques and skills required for good practice in assessing and managing violence. Drawing on experiences from contributors from a range of backgrounds, the books discusses the challenges involved in working with violence and its effects. more »

1999, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-641-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 280pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, counselling, emotions, offenders, psychiatry, psychology, psychotherapy, social policy, social work, violence

Good Practice with Violence, 2 volume set

Good Practice in Working with Violence and Good Practice in Working with Victims of Violence

Edited by Jacki Pritchard

This is a two-volume set comprising the books Good Practice in Working with Violence and Good Practice in Working with Victims of Violence. more »

2000, Paperback: £37.99/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-883-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 599pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, counselling, domestic abuse, offenders, social care, social work, trauma, violence

Good Practice with Vulnerable Adults

Good Practice with Vulnerable Adults

Edited by Jacki Pritchard

This is a practical and trans-disciplinary guide for professionals working with vulnerable adults, who include the frail elderly, those with mental health problems or physical disabilities, learning disabilities or serious physical illness. The contributors address key problems and dilemmas in working to protect these groups from abuse. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-982-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: child protection, counselling, domestic abuse, intellectual disabilities, mental health, mental illness, older people, safeguarding children, sexual abuse, social care, social work, trauma, violence

Goodbye, Mr. Wonderful

Goodbye, Mr. Wonderful

Alcoholism, Addiction and Early Recovery

Chris McCully

Goodbye, Mr. Wonderful gives a detailed account of the early stages of recovery from alcoholism. From his admittance into hospital to his life as a writer in the Netherlands, McCully offers a detailed and often analytical reflection on what it feels like to be a recovering alcoholic. more »

2004, Paperback: £17.99/ $28.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-265-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: addiction, alcohol, counselling, health care, memoirs, mental health, self harm

Grandad's Ashes

Grandad's Ashes

Walter Smith

Told with gentle humour and including beautiful full-colour illustrations, this is a charming story for children and an ideal resource for parents or counsellors to read with a child as a way of broaching issues surrounding loss or bereavement. more »

2007, Hardback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-517-6, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 32pp

Keywords: bereavement, child protection, children, counselling, death, families, palliative care, parenting, social work, trauma

New! Grandma's Box of Memories

Grandma's Box of Memories

Helping Grandma to Remember

Jean Demetris
Illustrated by Alex Demetris

Following Alice and her family as they put together a box of memories for their Grandma who has dementia, this beautifully-illustrated story book helps to explain dementia to children aged 4 to 7 years in a gentle and engaging way, and prompts discussions about what children can do to help their own grandparent living with dementia. more »

2014, Hardback: £10.99/ $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-517-8, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 32pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, children, dementia, families, fiction, older people, parenting, residential care, social care, social work

New! Grandma's Box of Memories

Grandma's Box of Memories

Helping Grandma to Remember

Jean Demetris
Illustrated by Alex Demetris

Following Alice and her family as they put together a box of memories for their Grandma who has dementia, this beautifully-illustrated story book helps to explain dementia to children aged 4 to 7 years in a gentle and engaging way, and prompts discussions about what children can do to help their own grandparent living with dementia. more »

2014, Paperback: £10.99/ $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-993-0, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 32pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, children, dementia, families, fiction, older people, parenting, residential care, social care, social work

Grandparenting a Child with Special Needs

Grandparenting a Child with Special Needs

Charlotte E. Thompson M.D.

This book provides guidance on how to grandparent a child with special needs and give parents the added support they need. From coming to terms with a diagnosis, to helping with the transition from adolescence to adulthood, the book gives clear advice on grandparenting a child with special needs throughout their life. more »

2009, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-906-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, challenging behaviour, children, counselling, disability, Down's syndrome, dyslexia, dyspraxia, families, high functioning autism, hyperlexia, intellectual disabilities, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, special education, tics, tourettes

Gravity and the Creation of Self

An Exploration of Self Representations Using Spatial Concepts

Elizabeth Burford

This book explores how physical structures that children create in play reflect their own inner emotional landscape. Burford focuses on these physical expressions of the internal processes and their application in psychotherapy, with particular reference to the pioneering work of the child psychotherapist Margaret Lowenfield. more »

1998, Paperback: £23.99/ $38.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-557-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: child psychiatry, counselling, play therapy, psychotherapy

Great Answers to Difficult Questions about Adoption

Great Answers to Difficult Questions about Adoption

What Children Need to Know

Fanny Cohen Herlem

The author covers all the common questions that children ask about adoption and provides sensitive, candid answers in a way that children will be able to understand and relate to. Each chapter is devoted to a particular issue, such as why a child is adopted, who chose the child's first name and what happens when the child grows up. more »

2008, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-671-5, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: adoption, child protection, child psychology, children, counselling, education, emotions, families, fostering, parenting, social work

Great Answers to Difficult Questions about Death

Great Answers to Difficult Questions about Death

What Children Need to Know

Linda Goldman

Death is never an easy subject for discussion and adults often struggle to find the right words when talking about it with children. This book explores children's thoughts and feelings on the subject of death and provides parents and other caring adults with guidance on how to respond to difficult questions. more »

2009, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-805-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: bereavement, child psychiatry, children, counselling, death, depression, families, grief, parenting, suicide, trauma

Great Answers to Difficult Questions about Divorce

Great Answers to Difficult Questions about Divorce

What Children Need to Know

Fanny Cohen Herlem

The author covers all the common questions that children ask about divorce and provides sensitive, candid answers in a way that children will be able to understand and relate to. Each chapter is devoted to a particular issue, such as why parents separate, what will happen during and after the divorce, and who the child is going to live with. more »

2008, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-672-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 96pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, children, counselling, depression, education, families, parenting, social work

Great Answers to Difficult Questions about Sex

Great Answers to Difficult Questions about Sex

What Children Need to Know

Linda Goldman

Sex is never an easy subject for discussion and adults often struggle to find the right words when talking about it with children. This book explores children's thoughts and feelings on the subject of sex and provides parents and other caring adults with guidance on how to respond to difficult questions. more »

2010, Paperback: £10.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-804-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: children, counselling, education, families, parenting, pastoral care, PSHE, sex education, sexuality, social work

The Great Intent

The Great Intent

Acupuncture Odes, Songs and Rhymes

Richard Bertschinger

This collection of songs and rhymes composed by Chinese acupuncturists was compiled by the physician Yang Jizhou in 1601. Used both as teaching vehicles and as expressions of the poetry behind their work, these odes offer a rich insight into the history of acupuncture, as well as practical indications for treatment. more »

2013, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-132-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 320pp

Keywords: acupuncture, Chinese history, Chinese medicine, Daoism, traditional Chinese medicine

Coming soon! The Green Zone Conversation Book

The Green Zone Conversation Book

Finding Common Ground in Conversation for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Joel Shaul

In conversation, children on the autism spectrum often struggle to select topics of interest to others. Many have strong, narrow interests and feel compelled to introduce these subjects when they talk. more »

October 2014, Hardback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-759-2, 216mm x 279.4mm / 8.5in x 11in, 96pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, child development, children, communication, education, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, parenting, social skills, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

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