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A Practical Guide to Delivering Personalisation

A Practical Guide to Delivering Personalisation

Person-Centred Practice in Health and Social Care

Helen Sanderson and Jaimee Lewis

This is the comprehensive guide to delivering personalisation in health and social care using person centred approaches. It covers what personalisation and person centred approaches are, the different elements involved, and how to carry it out with all those receiving care and support, from people with disabilities to people at the end of life. more »

2011, Paperback: £21.99/ $35.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-194-1, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 240pp

Keywords: carers, community care, dementia, disability, health care, intellectual disabilities, mental health, nursing, palliative care, person-centred, personalisation, relationships, residential care, risk assessment, social care, social policy, social work, supported living

A Practical Guide to Forensic Psychotherapy

Edited by Estela V. Welldon and Cleo Van Velsen

Forensic Psychiatry has expanded over the last twenty years with a dramatic increase in forensic psychiatry posts and medium secure unit beds. There has been increased concern with the treatment, which is seen by many to be of great importance, and management of mentally ill offenders which has led to more interest in understanding. more »

1996, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-389-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 300pp

Keyword: forensic psychotherapy

A Practical Guide to Fostering Law

A Practical Guide to Fostering Law

Fostering Regulations, Child Care Law and the Youth Justice System

Lynn Davis

This book is an accessible, jargon-free guide to the key elements of the law that concern foster carers and the professionals who work with them. It aims to help foster carers understand where they fit into the complex web of regulations surrounding childcare and to demystify the jargon and terminology which is often used but rarely explained. more »

2010, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-092-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: advocacy, carers, child protection, children, children's rights, families, fostering, law, looked after children, offenders, parenting, probation, safeguarding children, social care, social policy, social work, social work law

New! A Practical Guide to Mental Health Problems in Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder

A Practical Guide to Mental Health Problems in Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder

It's not just their autism!

Khalid Karim, Alvina Ali and Michelle O'Reilly

This book explores the relationship between mental health and ASD. Illustrating with case studies a wide range of mental health issues commonly found in autistic children, the authors go on to suggest practical strategies for parents and professionals to help ameliorate the difficulties which arise from these co-morbid mental health conditions. more »

2013, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-323-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: ADHD, adolescence, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling, depression, eating disorders, mental health, obsessive compulsive disorder, self harm, sensory issues, sleep, teenagers, tourettes

A Practical Guide to Outcome Evaluation

A Practical Guide to Outcome Evaluation

Liz Hoggarth and Hilary Comfort

For those involved in commissioning and running projects working with people, measuring performance and assessing outcomes are an essential part of applying for and maintaining funding. This versatile book guides you through the process of evaluating your project in order to improve funding applications and build the case its survival. more »

2010, Paperback: £24.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-037-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: community care, counselling, education, employment, health care, housing, mainstream education, mental health, nursing, pastoral care, probation, PSHE, social care, social policy, social work, special education, youthwork

A Practical Guide to Transformative Supervision for the Helping Professions

A Practical Guide to Transformative Supervision for the Helping Professions

Amplifying Insight

Nicki Weld

This book explores what is meant by transformative supervision and how it can be undertaken. It examines the key factors that contribute to the transformative function, such as the role of observation and questioning, the importance of working with emotions, and exploring intuition. more »

2011, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-254-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: careers, communication, counselling, emotions, health care, nursing, occupational therapy, pastoral care, probation, psychotherapy, relationships, social care, social work, supervision

A Practical Guide to Working with Reluctant Clients in Health and Social Care

A Practical Guide to Working with Reluctant Clients in Health and Social Care

Maggie Kindred
Illustrated by Cath Kindred

Practitioners in social care are often required to work with clients who do not want to work with them, and these 'reluctant' clients can often be the most challenging, but most rewarding, to work with. This practical, jargon-free book covers all the issues that practitioners are likely to encounter in the course of working with reluctant clients. more »

2010, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-102-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: adults, advocacy, anger management, carers, challenging behaviour, child protection, children, communication, community care, domestic abuse, early intervention, emotions, families, fostering, health care, looked after children, mental health, mental illness, nursing, offenders, older people, parenting, pastoral care, probation, psychotherapy, race, relationships, safeguarding children, social care, social skills, social work, supported living, teenagers

Practical Mathematics for Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Developmental Delays

Practical Mathematics for Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Developmental Delays

Jo Adkins and Sue Larkey

This book provides practical strategies for teaching key mathematics concepts to children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental delays. The authors explain how to incorporate a child's special interest into learning in order to help them engage fully with new concepts, and how to incorporate mathematics into daily living skills. more »

2013, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-400-3, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 144pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, Early Years Foundation Stage, education, high functioning autism, homeschooling, inclusive classroom, parenting, pervasive developmental disorder, special education

Practical Sensory Programmes

Practical Sensory Programmes

For Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Special Needs

Sue Larkey

This book offers a six-step approach to developing a programme to help children cope with sensory input they find overwhelming, and to identify activities they find relaxing or rewarding. Larkey gives over 30 activities using touch, sound, taste, vision and movement, and gives advice on how to use them to improve children's communication skills. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-479-7, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 112pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, communication, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, sensory issues, special education

Practical Strategies for Living with Dyslexia

Practical Strategies for Living with Dyslexia

Maria Chivers

Looking at the possible remedies available, such as tinted glasses, nutritional supplements and exercising, and considering the benefits of early identification of dyslexia, this book will be an essential practical resource for both the parents of, and the professionals who work, with people with dyslexia. more »

2001, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-905-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: dyslexia, education, health care, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, special education

New! Practical Supervision

Practical Supervision

How to Become a Supervisor for the Helping Professions

Penny Henderson, Jim Holloway and Anthea Millar

Concise and jargon-free, this introduction to supervision is designed to equip all those in the helping professions who are starting out with the theoretical, practical and ethical base needed for effective practice. It includes helpful suggestions for using creative methods and short exercises to support learning and development throughout. more »

2014, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-442-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

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

Practice Teaching - Changing Social Work

Edited by Hilary Lawson

In this authoritative book, practitioners and academics discuss and explore the complex issues that arise in practice teaching. The challenges related to the organisational context of social work, the role of the practice teacher as the pivot between theory and practice and the need to ensure the development of a sound value base are all explored. more »

1998, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-478-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: education, social care, social work

A Practitioners' Tool for Child Protection and the Assessment of Parents

A Practitioners' Tool for Child Protection and the Assessment of Parents

Jeff Fowler

Firmly rooted in current practice this is a practical tool for the assessment of children and their families, this guide enables professionals to make informed decisions about child protection issues. This book is a helpful tool for anyone undertaking assessments but also for others who may be involved in aspects of child protection work. more »

2002, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-050-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: adolescence, carers, child protection, child psychology, children, domestic abuse, families, parenting, safeguarding children, sexual abuse, teenagers, trauma, violence, youthwork

A Practitioners' Tool for the Assessment of Adults who Sexually Abuse Children

A Practitioners' Tool for the Assessment of Adults who Sexually Abuse Children

Jeff Fowler

This book is a practical tool for the assessment of adults who sexually abuse children. It examines the impact of sexual abuse on children, enables professionals to evaluate the risk presented by adults who have sexually abused children, and provides a framework for the assessment of parents or carers and their ability to protect their children. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-639-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, children, counselling, domestic abuse, offenders, risk assessment, safeguarding children, self esteem, sexual abuse, social care, social work, trauma, violence

Prayer in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Prayer in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Exploring a Hidden Meaningful Dimension

Peter Madsen Gubi

Gubi argues that philosophically, all counselling can be regarded as prayer, particularly when working at relational depth; that prayer plays an important part in maintaining many mainstream counsellors' well-being and, with considered ethical awareness, prayer can be integrated ethically into counselling when working with people of faith. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-519-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: counselling, palliative care, practical theology, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, spirituality, theology

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