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Analytical Music Therapy

Analytical Music Therapy

Edited by Johannes Th. Eschen

The book examines the origins and theory of AMT (including a contribution on the subject from Mary Priestley), before exploring its uses in various contexts. Chapters cover AMT in counselling and rehabilitation, with adults and children and with nonverbal clients. A concluding section discusses aspects of the training of music therapy students. more »

2002, Paperback: £27.99/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-058-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: expressive therapies, music therapy, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy

Communicating with Children and Adolescents

Communicating with Children and Adolescents

Action for Change

Edited by Anne Bannister and Annie Huntington

This book provides a comprehensive and wide-ranging resource for those interested in exploring and understanding why action methods are particularly useful when working with young people. Discussion of the application of action methods to work with young people focuses on differing issues and populations. more »

2002, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-025-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: child psychology, children's rights, dramatherapy, psychodrama, social work

Music, Music Therapy and Trauma

Music, Music Therapy and Trauma

International Perspectives

Edited by Julie P. Sutton

Music communicates where words fail, and music therapy has been proven to connect with those who were thought to be unreachable, making it an ideal medium for working with those who have suffered psychological trauma. Music, Music Therapy and Trauma addresses the need for an exploration of current thinking on music and trauma. more »

2002, Paperback: £19.99/ $37.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-027-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: counselling, mental health, music therapy, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, trauma

The Care Homes Legal Handbook

The Care Homes Legal Handbook

Jeremy Cooper

This handbook provides care home managers and related social work professionals with guidance and practical instruction in understanding the procedures and regulations involved in the Care Standards Act 2000. This is an indispensable and user-friendly guide for all those managing and working in residential care homes for older people. more »

2002, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-064-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, dementia, health care, mental health, older people, residential care, social care, social policy, social work, supported living

Neither Bad Nor Mad

Neither Bad Nor Mad

The Competing Discourses of Psychiatry, Law and Politics

Deidre N. Greig

This book looks at what happened when the government of Victoria, Australia enacted special legislation to detain one person with a severe antisocial personality disorder on the grounds of his presumed dangerousness, despite the fact that he did not fit within the ordinary criteria of mental illness or criminality. more »

2002, Paperback: £34.99/ $55.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-006-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: forensic psychiatry, law, mental illness, social policy

Relationship Development Intervention 2 volume set

Designed for children between the ages of two and eight, this set of enjoyable activities emphasizes foundation skills such as social referencing, regulating behaviour, conversational reciprocity and synchronized actions. The authors include objectives to plan and evaluate a child's progress, each one related to a specific exercise. more »

2002, Set: £39.99/ $63.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-720-0, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, early intervention, education, educational psychology, inclusive classroom, nonverbal learning disabilities, social skills, special education

Developmental Coordination Disorder

Developmental Coordination Disorder

Hints and Tips for the Activities of Daily Living

Morven F. Ball

This easy-to-read booklet answers commonly asked questions about DCD and presents all the necessary information to aid parents, carers and professionals in selecting the best options for their child. In clearly laid out chapters, the author describes the features of DCD and provides practical solutions. more »

2002, Paperback: £12.99/ $20.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-090-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 96pp

Keywords: autism, children, developmental coordination disorder, dyspraxia, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, special education, speech and language therapy

Journeys into Palliative Care

Journeys into Palliative Care

Roots and Reflections

Edited by Christina Mason

This book presents a variety of experience-based perspectives on working in palliative care. Emphasising the use of self and the importance of reflective practice in professional work, the book will be of relevance to professionals in medical and social care who want to gain a deeper understanding of their work and of the motivation underlying it. more »

2002, Paperback: £23.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-030-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: bereavement, palliative care

Getting Services for Your Child on the Autism Spectrum

Getting Services for Your Child on the Autism Spectrum

DeAnn Hyatt-Foley and Matthew G. Foley

This book tells the story of two parents of a child diagnosed with Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS). The book describes their experiences in obtaining educational services and information about the disability community, what they learned from those experiences and what other parents can do to help their own child. more »

2002, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-991-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, families, health care, occupational therapy, parenting, special education, speech and language therapy

Manual Handling in Health and Social Care

Manual Handling in Health and Social Care

An A-Z of Law and Practice

Michael Mandelstam

This book presents an accessible overview of manual handling legislation, legal case law, national guidance, policy and practice. A stand-alone overview of manual handling law and practice is followed by more in-depth material, in A-Z format and fully cross-referenced, which allows the reader to look up issues for quick access to more information. more »

2002, Paperback: £24.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-041-6, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 272pp

Keywords: disability, disability law

Relationship Development Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Adults

Relationship Development Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Adults

Social and Emotional Development Activities for Asperger Syndrome, Autism, PDD and NLD

Steven E. Gutstein and Rachelle K. Sheely

This book contains over 200 enjoyable and stimulating activities and exercises ranging over the entire gamut of social and emotional development, and is applicable to anyone, regardless of diagnosis, but will be particularly valuable for those on the autism spectrum. A free companion website provides further information and support. more »

2002, Paperback: £22.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-717-0, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 432pp

Keywords: adolescence, adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, educational psychology, inclusive classroom, nonverbal learning disabilities, social skills, special education

Relationship Development Intervention with Young Children

Relationship Development Intervention with Young Children

Social and Emotional Development Activities for Asperger Syndrome, Autism, PDD and NLD

Steven E. Gutstein and Rachelle K. Sheely

Friendship requires hard work, and the odds are heavily stacked against those with autism spectrum conditions. Designed for younger children, this comprehensive set of enjoyable activities emphasizes foundation skills such as social referencing, regulating behavior, conversational reciprocity and synchronized actions. more »

2002, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-714-9, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 336pp

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

Stop the Bullying

Stop the Bullying

A Handbook for Schools

Ken Rigby

This book provides a well-researched and practical guide to working effectively with both victims and bullies. Based on a 10-year study of bullying in schools involving over 40,000 students, this clearly presented handbook explores every aspect of peer victimisation and provides many examples of successful practice in dealing with it. more »

2002, Paperback: £18.99
ISBN: 978-1-84310-070-6, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 80pp

Keywords: anxiety, bullying, child psychology, children, counselling, education, educational psychology, school phobia, social work, special education

New Perspectives on Bullying

New Perspectives on Bullying

Ken Rigby

This book examines bullying behaviour in a wide range of settings, including kindergartens, schools, the workplace, in sports and prisons. Looking at bullying in each of these areas, it discusses alternative views and perspectives on bullying, helping policy makers and professionals to coordinate their work and so tackle the problem effectively. more »

2002, Paperback: £27.99/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-872-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: bullying, child psychology, education, educational psychology, pastoral care, PSHE

Gifted and Talented Children

Gifted and Talented Children

A Planning Guide

Shirley Taylor

This handbook provides professional developmental support, direction and practical wisdom to teachers of children with special abilities. Strongly underpinned by current thinking in the area of gifted and talented education, the resource takes an 'inclusive' approach to ways of working with highly able children in regular classrooms. more »

2002, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-086-7, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 64pp

Keywords: children, education, gifted and talented

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