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The Essential Guide to Life After Bereavement

The Essential Guide to Life After Bereavement

Beyond Tomorrow

Judy Carole Kauffmann and Mary Jordan

The period following the death of a loved one can be a time of great turmoil. This sensitive book acts as a helpful and supportive road map through the initial period of loss, and the weeks and months that follow. As well as the emotional and spiritual aspects of bereavement, it covers important practical considerations, which are often overlooked. more »

2013, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-335-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, bereavement, cancer, carers, children, counselling, death, dementia, depression, families, grief, health care, intellectual disabilities, suicide

Coming soon! Essential Listening Skills for Busy School Staff

Essential Listening Skills for Busy School Staff

What to Say When You Don't Know What to Say

Nick Luxmoore

This accessible guide helps school staff members with the difficult issue of how to effectively listen and respond to pupils and staff in need of support. It covers questions such as 'what if I don't know what to say?'
- 'what if I don't have time?' and 'what about confidentiality?'
- as well as helping with issues such as bullying and self-harm. more »

September 2014, Paperback: £10.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-565-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 96pp

Keywords: children, communication, counselling, educational psychology, educational training, mainstream education, pastoral care, special education, teenagers, youthwork

Essential Oils

Essential Oils

A Handbook for Aromatherapy Practice
2nd edition

Jennifer Peace Rhind

This research-based guide to essential oils and their use in contemporary aromatherapy provides a full historical and cultural context for aromatherapy practice. The characteristics of over 100 essential oils, absolutes and resinoids are provided in detail, including botanical and chemical information, usage and combinations. more »

2012, Paperback: £19.99/ $35.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-089-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 320pp

Keywords: alternative therapies, aromatherapy, bodywork, complementary medicine, essential oils, massage

Essential Tai Ji

Essential Tai Ji

Chungliang Al Huang

Chungliang Al Huang shares the basic movements of Tai Ji - and its relationships with nature, space and time - alongside stunning, inspirational photography by Si Chi Ko. The book promotes strength, relaxation and clarity, as Master Huang teaches how to unify mind and body, achieving a healthier and more fulfilling state of being. more »

2011, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-053-5, 235 x 178mm, 80pp

Keywords: chi kung, Daoism, qigong, tai chi, taiji jian, taiji quan

Eternal Spring

Eternal Spring

Taijiquan, Qi Gong, and the Cultivation of Health, Happiness and Longevity

Michael W. Acton

This book, written for a Western audience, explains the essential theories and strategies of Taijiquan and Qi Gong in an insightful way. It expounds their value in our daily lives as an effective means of combating stresses, strains and illnesses, positioning these disciplines as comprehensive strategies for health, happiness and rejuvenation. more »

2009, Paperback: £14.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-003-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: qigong, tai chi, taiji jian, taiji quan

The Ethic of Traditional Communities and the Spirit of Healing Justice

The Ethic of Traditional Communities and the Spirit of Healing Justice

Studies from Hollow Water, the Iona Community, and Plum Village

Jarem Sawatsky

In this groundbreaking international comparative study on healing justice, the author examines a number of traditional communities. Sawatsky identifies the common patterns, themes, and imagination which these communities share. These commonalities among those that practice healing justice are then examined for their implications for wider society. more »

2009, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-687-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: offenders, practical theology, restorative justice, social work law, theology

Ethical Issues in Dementia Care

Ethical Issues in Dementia Care

Making Difficult Decisions

Julian C. Hughes and Clive Baldwin

This book considers ethical decisions in the context of relationships, treatment, safety and quality of life. It draws on the experiences of family carers as well as on existing research and emphasizes the importance of empathy and the need to acknowledge different perspectives in order to reach the best decision for the person with dementia more »

2006, Paperback: £15.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-357-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 144pp

Keywords: dementia, health care, older people, social care, social work

Ethical Issues in Forensic Mental Health Research

Ethical Issues in Forensic Mental Health Research

Edited by Gwen Adshead and Chris Brown

A contemporary case-based discussion of ethical dilemmas faced by researchers in forensic mental health, this book offers useful guidance to anyone planning research in this field. It focuses on problems frequently encountered, such as issues of capacity to consent in forensic settings and the meaning of consent to participate. more »

2003, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-031-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: forensic psychiatry, forensic psychotherapy, mental health

Ethical Maturity in the Helping Professions

Ethical Maturity in the Helping Professions

Making Difficult Life and Work Decisions

Michael Carroll and Elisabeth Shaw

Ethical Maturity in the Helping Professions provides a comprehensive overview of the most influential ideas in ethical thinking across the ages. It explores the ethical challenges through an interdisciplinary approach and presents a brand new model for becoming ethically mature professionals in the process. more »

2012, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-387-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 384pp

Keywords: careers, carers, counselling, health care, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy, social care, social work, supervision

Ethical Practice and the Abuse of Power in Social Responsibility

Ethical Practice and the Abuse of Power in Social Responsibility

Leave No Stone Unturned

Edited by Helen Payne and Brian Littlechild

To avoid abusive practice in social care, professionals need to examine the body of values, rules and methods which guide their work, and move towards a more sophisticated participatory approach to social responsibility. The book contains background material, a review of current research and case studies, and lays guidelines for future policy. more »

1999, Paperback: £23.99/ $38.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-743-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: social care, social work

The Ethical Space of Mindfulness in Clinical Practice

The Ethical Space of Mindfulness in Clinical Practice

An Exploratory Essay

Donald McCown

This book makes a vital contribution to the understanding of ethics as the cornerstone of mindfulness-based practice, and will be of interest to all those involved in delivering mindfulness-based interventions, including psychologists, counselors, spiritual directors, occupational therapists, physicians, nurses, and educators. more »

2013, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-850-6, Royal, 240pp

Keywords: counselling, ethics, mindfulness

Ethics in Art Therapy

Ethics in Art Therapy

Challenging Topics for a Complex Modality

Lisa R. Furman

Due to the complicated nature of using art in clinical practice, art therapists are often confronted with ethical considerations unique to their field. This book explores challenging dilemmas in the ethical practice of art therapy, such as displaying client art, religious and sexual issues, and the digital dissemination of confidential materials. more »

2013, Paperback: £17.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-938-1, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Keywords: adult protection, art therapy, child protection, communication, counselling, creative therapies, expressive therapies, reference, relationships, sexuality, spirituality, supervision

European Dimensions

Education, Training and the European Union

John Field

European Dimensions addresses the European Union's desire for a unified approach to education and its content. It explores the origins of the EU's present interest in education and also addresses the tensions that underlie its policies. This book takes a hard-headed look at the EU's position on education and assesses its impact at national level. more »

1997, Paperback: £29.99/ $55.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-432-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: education, educational training, higher education policy, social policy

Evaluation in Dementia Care

Evaluation in Dementia Care

Edited by Anthea Innes and Louise McCabe

The contributors discuss the evaluation of care at different levels and in various settings, particularly long stay care, covering evaluation methods, ethics, use of technology and the user's role in the evaluation process itself. Their contributions are a useful basis for the discussion of future challenges in evaluation of dementia care. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-429-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: dementia, health care, older people, social care, social work

Everyday Activities to Help Your Young Child with Autism Live Life to the Full

Everyday Activities to Help Your Young Child with Autism Live Life to the Full

Simple Exercises to Boost Functional Skills, Sensory Processing, Coordination and Self-Care

Debra S. Jacobs and Dion E. Betts

This book is full of simple occupational therapy methods and activities to help school-aged children with autism spectrum disorders. They can be integrated into everyday life and be carried out by parents or carers with no training. The activities will strengthen visual, motor, sensory processing, and self-care skills, as well as coordination. more »

2011, Paperback: £14.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-238-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child development, children, developmental coordination disorder, early intervention, health care, high functioning autism, occupational therapy, parenting, sensory stimulation

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