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Understanding Applied Behavior Analysis

Understanding Applied Behavior Analysis

An Introduction to ABA for Parents, Teachers, and other Professionals

Albert J. Kearney

Albert J. Kearney explains the kinds of learning and reinforcement processes that form the basis of ABA programs. He then describes how the science of behavior analysis can be applied to real life problems. He looks at how behavior is assessed and various intervention techniques that are often employed with children who have special needs. more »

2007, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-860-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 120pp

Keywords: ADD, addiction, applied behaviour analysis, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child psychology, children, education, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, special education

Getting Wise to Drugs

Getting Wise to Drugs

A Resource for Teaching Children about Drugs, Dangerous Substances and Other Risky Situations

David Emmett and Graeme Nice

This is a resource for use with children aged between 8 - 12 years. It comprises exercises centred on illegal drug use, medicine use and safety, solvents, alcohol, tobacco, crime and other anti-social and risky activities. It features an introduction to the programme, followed by 20 exercises grouped into blocks of five topics. more »

2007, Paperback: £35.00/ $59.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-507-7, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 160pp

Keywords: addiction, children, counselling, drugs, education

A Personal Guide to Living with Progressive Memory Loss

A Personal Guide to Living with Progressive Memory Loss

Sandy Burgener and Prudence Twigg

This book provides practical guidance for coping with progressive memory loss, and includes examples of real people who have faced similar challenges. These stories highlight both good and bad ways to deal with the problems that arise, and are also useful for describing the experiences of memory loss to friends and family. more »

2007, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-863-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keyword: dementia

Relating to Clients

Relating to Clients

The Therapeutic Relationship for Complementary Therapists

Su Fox

The book provides information and exercises to help practitioners improve their style of interacting with clients by setting clear boundaries, having a defined contract with them, communicating effectively and being a good listener, among other things. Suitable for complementary therapy practitioners and students in the field. more »

2007, Paperback: £13.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-615-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: complementary therapies, counselling, health care, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy, spirituality

Spirituality, Ethics and Care

Spirituality, Ethics and Care

Simon Robinson

The author argues that the strong connections between moral meaning and spirituality are often not reflected in the health and social care literature. Using case studies and examples from everyday situations, the author provides a practical framework for incorporating spirituality into ethical decision-making and care. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-498-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: counselling, health care, practical theology, spirituality, theology

Understanding Motor Skills in Children with Dyspraxia, ADHD, Autism, and Other Learning Disabilities

Understanding Motor Skills in Children with Dyspraxia, ADHD, Autism, and Other Learning Disabilities

A Guide to Improving Coordination

Lisa A. Kurtz

This manual offers practical strategies and advice for helping children with coordination difficulties. The author explains how to recognize normal and abnormal motor development, when and how to seek help, and includes specific teaching strategies to help children with coordination difficulties succeed in the classroom, playground, and home. more »

2007, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-865-8, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 160pp

Keywords: ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, disability, dyspraxia, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, special education

Understanding Nonverbal Learning Disabilities

Understanding Nonverbal Learning Disabilities

A Common-Sense Guide for Parents and Professionals

Maggie Mamen

This guide offers a complete overview of Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLDs) and the wide variety of symptoms that different types of NLD present. Maggie Mamen provides a wealth of practical advice on key skills such as developing written and verbal communication, understanding social clues, managing behaviour, self-regulation and organization. more »

2007, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-593-0, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 176pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, parenting, special education, speech and language therapy

Understanding Regulation Disorders of Sensory Processing in Children

Understanding Regulation Disorders of Sensory Processing in Children

Management Strategies for Parents and Professionals

Pratibha Reebye and Aileen Stalker

The authors describe the everyday experiences of those who interact with infants and children with Regulation Disorders of Sensory Processing. They explain the distinguishing characteristics, symptoms, diagnosis, assessment and treatment approaches for the disorder. more »

2007, Paperback: £12.99/ $20.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-521-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 160pp

Keywords: children, disability, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, sensory issues, special education

Autism and Loss

Autism and Loss

Rachel Forrester-Jones and Sarah Broadhurst

Autism and Loss is a complete resource that covers a variety of kinds of loss, including bereavement, loss of friends or staff, loss of home or possessions and loss of health. The resource includes a wealth of factsheets and practical tools that provide formal and informal carers with authoritative, tried and tested guidance. more »

2007, Paperback: £35.00/ $55.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-433-9, US Letter, 208pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, bereavement, counselling, grief, high functioning autism, palliative care, social work

Dying, Bereavement and the Healing Arts

Dying, Bereavement and the Healing Arts

Edited by Gillie Bolton

This book describes a range of successful programmes pioneered by artists, writers, nurses, musicians, therapists, social workers, and chaplains in palliative care settings. These range from simple painting and writing activities to organized communal activities like writing and performing a play. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-516-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 216pp

Keywords: arts therapies, bereavement, health care, interdisciplinary arts therapies, older people, palliative care, psychiatry, psychotherapy, social care

Integrated Yoga

Integrated Yoga

Yoga with a Sensory Integrative Approach

Nicole Cuomo

This book presents basic postures and sequences for children and young people which can be adapted for adults. Cuomo gives practical advice for how to choose appropriate sequences according to the child's particular needs and mood, knowing that yoga will be most beneficial when it is fun! Photographs of each posture supplement the descriptions. more »

2007, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-862-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 104pp

Keywords: ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, dyspraxia, occupational therapy, sensory issues

Morals, Rights and Practice in the Human Services

Morals, Rights and Practice in the Human Services

Effective and Fair Decision-Making in Health, Social Care and Criminal Justice

Marie Connolly and Tony Ward

Work within the human services is increasingly influenced by rights-based thinking, and this book offers advice for the practitioner on how to translate abstract rights theory into their everyday practice. It will be a useful source of guidance and advice for professionals working across the human services. more »

2007, Paperback: £21.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-486-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 200pp

Keywords: children's rights, community care, counselling, social care, social policy, social work, social work law

The Pool Activity Level (PAL) Instrument for Occupational Profiling

The Pool Activity Level (PAL) Instrument for Occupational Profiling

A Practical Resource for Carers of People with Cognitive Impairment
3rd edition

Jackie Pool

This third edition includes valuable new material together with the Instrument itself and the photocopiable activity checklists and plans that help to match users' abilities with activities. The author includes guidance for carrying out these activities with individuals of different ability levels as revealed by the PAL Instrument Checklist. more »

2007, Paperback: £25.00/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-594-7, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 176pp

Keywords: dementia, intellectual disabilities, older people

Child Protection, Domestic Violence and Parental Substance Misuse

Child Protection, Domestic Violence and Parental Substance Misuse

Family Experiences and Effective Practice

Hedy Cleaver, Don Nicholson, Sukey Tarr and Deborah Cleaver

This book draws on a wide range of evidence to explore the facts about the relationship between substance misuse and domestic violence and their effect on children, and examines the response of children's services when there are concerns about the safety and welfare of children. more »

2007, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-582-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 232pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child protection, children, domestic abuse, drugs, emotions, offenders, sexual abuse, social care, social policy, social work, trauma, violence

Design for Nature in Dementia Care

Design for Nature in Dementia Care

Garuth Chalfont

This book provides comprehensive examples of ways to connect to nature through indoor and outdoor activities. The author describes activities that offer a connection to nature, such as caring for house plants and pets, gardening, cooking and handicrafts. He suggests practical ways to incorporate nature into indoor and outdoor environments. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-571-8, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 182pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, counselling, dementia, health care, mental health, occupational therapy, older people, psychology, social care, social work

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