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Ready, Set, Potty!

Ready, Set, Potty!

Toilet Training for Children with Autism and Other Developmental Disorders

Brenda Batts

Full of ideas on how to adapt toilet training to suit your child, this book outlines methods that have helped even the most despairing of parents and caregivers. Examples of success stories range from two-year-olds to adults aged 20, and show that no matter how difficult it may seem, a little creativity and adaptation can get anyone toilet trained. more »

2010, Paperback: £12.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-833-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 144pp

Keywords: autism, constipation, families, parenting, personal hygiene

Realizing the College Dream with Autism or Asperger Syndrome

Realizing the College Dream with Autism or Asperger Syndrome

A Parent's Guide to Student Success

Ann Palmer

Palmer advises parents and professionals how to prepare the student for the transition from school and home life to a new environment and educational challenge, and how to support them through potential problems such as academic pressure, living away from home, social integration and appropriate levels of participation in college. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-801-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, educational psychology, emotions, families, high functioning autism, occupational therapy, parenting, special education

Rebels with a Cause

Rebels with a Cause

Working with Adolescents Using Action Techniques

Mario Cossa

Drawing on years of experience working with adolescents, Cossa provides a tried-and-tested model for working with adolescents in groups. Utilizing techniques found in psychodrama, sociodrama, drama therapy and sociometry, Cossa offers step-by-step guidelines on running a group development program and summarizes in easy-to-understand language. more »

2005, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-379-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: dramatherapy, group psychotherapy, psychodrama, psychotherapy

Rebuilding Lives after Domestic Violence

Rebuilding Lives after Domestic Violence

Understanding Long-Term Outcomes

Hilary Abrahams

Rebuilding Lives after Domestic Violence examines in-depth the long-term outcomes for women who have suffered domestic violence and abuse, based on interviews conducted over seven years. Through these interviews the author reveals the factors which help or hinder a successful transition from abusive relationship to independent living. more »

2010, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-961-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: adult protection, adults, bereavement, careers, child protection, children, counselling, divorce, domestic abuse, emotions, employment, families, health care, housing, joint working, mental health, offenders, relationships, resilience, risk assessment, safeguarding children, self esteem, sexual abuse, social care, social policy, social work, trauma, violence

Receptive Methods in Music Therapy

Receptive Methods in Music Therapy

Techniques and Clinical Applications for Music Therapy Clinicians, Educators and Students

Denise Grocke and Tony Wigram

This practical book describes the specific use of receptive (listening) methods and techniques in music therapy clinical practice and research, including relaxation with music for children and adults, the use of visualisation and imagery, music and collage, song-lyric discussion, vibroacoustic applications, music and movement techniques. more »

2006, Paperback: £21.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-413-1, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 288pp

Keywords: counselling, education, music therapy

Recognizing and Helping the Neglected Child

Recognizing and Helping the Neglected Child

Evidence-Based Practice for Assessment and Intervention

Brigid Daniel, Julie Taylor and Jane Scott
With David Derbyshire and Deanna Neilson

This book, based on extensive research of the evidence, outlines how neglect can be recognized, examining the signs that parents give to signal their need for help, and the signs that a child's needs are not being met. It then covers how practitioners should respond, including assessment, planning, and appropriate interventions. more »

2011, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-093-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: child development, child protection, children, families, health care, nursing, parenting, risk assessment, safeguarding children, social work

Reconceptualising Work with 'Carers'

Reconceptualising Work with 'Carers'

New Directions for Policy and Practice

Edited by Kirsten Stalker

Demonstrating the scope and diversity of 'caring', the contributors highlight the positive aspects of caring and the interdependence of many caring relationships but also broach the sensitive and complex subject of 'poor' care and the importance of identifying and meeting the needs of 'hidden carers'. more »

2002, Paperback: £22.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-118-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: carers, disability, social policy

Recording Skills in Safeguarding Adults

Recording Skills in Safeguarding Adults

Best Practice and Evidential Requirements

Jacki Pritchard
With Simon Leslie

Recording Skills in Safeguarding Adults is the comprehensive guide to keeping accurate, effective and complete records in safeguarding adults work. It covers crucial skills in recording, including how to write effectively; evidential requirements when writing statements and reports for court, minute-taking and includes examples of good recording. more »

2010, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-112-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adult protection, carers, community care, elder abuse, health care, mental health, nursing, older people, residential care, risk assessment, sexual abuse, social care, social work, supported living

New! Recovery and Renewal

Recovery and Renewal

Your essential guide to overcoming dependency and withdrawal from sleeping pills, other 'benzo' tranquillisers and antidepressants

Baylissa Frederick

A courageous, supportive and complete guide to overcoming prescription drug dependency, this book provides everything you need to know, from how to recognise symptoms to how to make steps towards recovery. With the author's personal experience of dependency as a backdrop, it also includes advice for family, friends and health professionals. more »

2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-534-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: addiction, adults, anxiety, complementary therapies, counselling, depression, diet, drugs, health care, mental health, mental illness, nursing, occupational therapy, pain management, psychology, psychotherapy, seizures, suicide, trauma

Recovery from Depression Using the Narrative Approach

Recovery from Depression Using the Narrative Approach

A Guide for Doctors, Complementary Therapists and Mental Health Professionals

Damien Ridge

The book explores people's experiences of depression, recovery and available treatments. Ridge explains how, by selecting a variety of 'narrative tools', such as talking therapies, people can take control of their condition. By choosing more helpful narratives, they can gain a greater insight into depression, self-management and long-term recovery. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $38.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-575-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: complementary therapies, depression, health care, mental health, practical theology, psychiatry, psychology, theology

The Red Beast

The Red Beast

Controlling Anger in Children with Asperger's Syndrome

K.I. Al-Ghani
Illustrated by Haitham Al-Ghani

This vibrant fully illustrated children's storybook is written for children aged 5+, and is an accessible, fun way to talk about anger, with useful tips about how to 'tame the red beast' and guidance for parents on how anger affects children with Asperger's Syndrome. more »

2008, Hardback: £12.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-943-3, 216mm x 279.4mm / 8.5in x 11in, 48pp

Keywords: anger management, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, special education, speech and language therapy

Rediscovering Groups

A Psychoanalyst's Journey Beyond Individual Psychology

Marshall Edelson and David N. Berg

Edelson and Berg use stories to present, reflect on and learn from experience. The authors deplore the tendency to rely on individual psychology for understanding problems in groups or organizations and so, emphasizing the psychopathology of individuals, to blame them for what is going on. more »

1999, Paperback: £34.99/ $55.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-726-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 450pp

Keywords: group psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, psychology

Reducing Stress-related Behaviours in People with Dementia

Reducing Stress-related Behaviours in People with Dementia

Care-based Therapy

Chris Bonner

This practical book provides simple ways to reduce stress-related behaviours in people with dementia. The author suggests strategies for managing problems with feeding, bathing, toileting and sleep, looks at how to understand and cope with wandering, agitation and inappropriate sexual activity, and discusses ways of defusing aggressive behaviour. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-349-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 96pp

Keywords: adults, dementia, health care, occupational therapy, psychology, residential care

Reflecting On and Developing Your Practice

Reflecting On and Developing Your Practice

A Workbook for Social Care Workers

Suzan Collins

Working in residential or domiciliary settings involves a continuing process of learning. Every day, social care workers face challenges that force them to think about what they do and how they do it. This is an interactive workbook providing social care workers with guidance on how to improve your knowledge through training and development. more »

2009, Paperback: £14.99/ $28.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-930-3, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 64pp

Keywords: adults, autism, dementia, intellectual disabilities, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, older people, social care, social work

Reflections of Body Image in Art Therapy

Reflections of Body Image in Art Therapy

Exploring Self through Metaphor and Multi-Media

Margaret R. Hunter

The art-based activities in this book use a range of media to engage with common body image concerns and encourage self acceptance. It will be valuable to professionals working with girls and women struggling with eating disorders. All the exercises, and their benefits, are fully explained with illustrative case studies and sample artworks. more »

2012, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-892-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: adults, anorexia, art therapy, bulimia, cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling, creative therapies, creativity, eating disorders, emotions, expressive therapies, group psychotherapy, mental health, psychology, psychotherapy, self esteem, teenagers, youthwork

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