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Social Work and Dementia

Social Work and Dementia

Good Practice and Care Management

Margaret Anne Tibbs

A practical resource written specifically for social care professionals working with people with dementia and their families, this book gives guidance on person-centred good practice throughout the care process from the initial diagnosis, through day care, respite care, long-term care, and death and attachment. more »

2001, Paperback: £21.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-904-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp

Keyword: dementia

Immigration Controls, the Family and the Welfare State

Immigration Controls, the Family and the Welfare State

A Handbook of Law, Theory, Politics and Practice for Local Authority, Voluntary Sector and Welfare State Workers and Legal Advisors

Steve Cohen

In this comprehensive handbook Steve Cohen examines the law, including the 1999 Immigration and Asylum Act, as it applies to the relationship between issues of welfare, immigration control and refugee status, giving pointers for good practice. The practical application of the law is illustrated with a wealth of case studies. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-723-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 352pp

Keywords: community care, ethnicity, social policy, social work, social work law

Approaches to Needs Assessment in Children's Services

Approaches to Needs Assessment in Children's Services

Edited by Harriet Ward and Wendy Rose

Examining the assessment of need in children's services this book addresses the full spectrum of practice, policy and research developments in the field. The contributors show how needs assessment in children's services can be used to tackle problems such as low achievement, and social exclusion at both individual and strategic levels. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $46.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-780-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 352pp

Keywords: child protection, children, social work

Communication and Mental Illness

Communication and Mental Illness

Theoretical and Practical Approaches

Jenny France and Sarah Kramer

This book is for improving understanding of individuals with mental illness. It offers theoretical knowledge of the methods of communication commonly adopted by individuals with a variety of diagnoses of mental illness and how information about communication can influence service provision, ending with suggestions for future policy and practice. more »

2001, Paperback: £29.99/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-732-1, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 464pp

Keywords: communication, mental health, mental illness, psychiatry

Good Practice with Vulnerable Adults

Good Practice with Vulnerable Adults

Edited by Jacki Pritchard

This is a practical and trans-disciplinary guide for professionals working with vulnerable adults, who include the frail elderly, those with mental health problems or physical disabilities, learning disabilities or serious physical illness. The contributors address key problems and dilemmas in working to protect these groups from abuse. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-982-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: child protection, counselling, domestic abuse, intellectual disabilities, mental health, mental illness, older people, safeguarding children, sexual abuse, social care, social work, trauma, violence

The Use of Art in Counselling Child and Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse

The Use of Art in Counselling Child and Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Maralynn M Hagood

Based on 17 years of clinical work in the United States and the UK, this book presents a comprehensive discussion on the use of art in counselling sexually abused children, their families, and sex offenders. Using concepts of the "trauma model", we see how art therapy, counselling and psychotherapy can be tailored to the needs of the individual. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-228-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: adults, art therapy, children, counselling, mental health, psychotherapy, sexual abuse, social work

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

Asperger's Syndrome - Crossing the Bridge

Tony Attwood and Liane Holliday Willey

One of the world's leading authorities on Asperger's Syndrome, Dr. Tony Attwood, interviews Dr. Liane Holliday Willey as they discuss her life-time experiences, struggles, and triumphs over this syndrome. more »

2000, Video: £30.17 + VAT = £36.20
ISBN: 978-1-85302-988-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, memoirs, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy

Social Language Groups

Sally Bligh

As the director of the Bligh Speech Therapy Center and as an SLP for over 20 years, Sally has developed successful techniques and strategies for working with children on the autistic spectrum. In this video, she explains the use of Social Language Groups to facilitate social communication. more »

2000, Video: £23.92 + VAT = £28.70/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-989-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, children, social skills, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

Asperger Syndrome Employment Workbook

Asperger Syndrome Employment Workbook

An Employment Workbook for Adults with Asperger Syndrome

Roger N Meyer

This practical manual will enable people diagnosed with AS and high functioning autism to deepen their self-understanding and appreciate their value as working individuals. Through self-assessment, the reader is encouraged to explore of their employment history, and identify the work best suited to their personal needs, talents and strengths. more »

2000, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-796-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 320pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, employment, occupational therapy

Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything

Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything

Kenneth's Book

Kenneth Hall

Kenneth Hall was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at the age of eight. He is in a unique position to describe some of the inner experiences and perceptions of autism in childhood. He has a warm and positive attitude to AS which other children will find inspiring. Insights, struggles and joys are recounted vividly in a frank and humorous way. more »

2000, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-930-1, Demy, 112pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, children, inclusive classroom, memoirs, occupational therapy, parenting, special education

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at Home

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at Home

A Parent's Guide

Pamela B. Tanguay

This book explores the problems children with NLD may face, and provides strategies for parents to help them cope and grow, from preschool age through their challenging adolescent years. The author provides solutions to the everyday challenges of the disorder, from early warning signs and self-care issues to social skills and personal safety. more »

2000, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-940-0, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 272pp

Keywords: children, communication, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, social skills

Blue Bottle Mystery

Blue Bottle Mystery

An Asperger Adventure

Kathy Hoopmann

This is a fun-filled fantasy story for children with a difference: the hero is Ben, a boy with Asperger Syndrome. When Ben and his friend Andy find an old bottle in the school yard, they little realize the surprises about to be unleashed in their lives. more »

2000, Paperback: £8.99/ $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-978-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 96pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, children, fiction, inclusive classroom, special education

Research in Social Care and Social Welfare

Research in Social Care and Social Welfare

Issues and Debates for Practice

Edited by Beth Humphries

This important book explores the links between research, evidence-based practice and policy in social care. Basing their chapters in case-study material, the contributors examine the issues arising from qualitative and quantitative methodologies, critique orthodox views of ethics and offer examples of innovative social research methods. more »

2000, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-900-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: education, health care, social care, social work

Law, Rights and Disability

Law, Rights and Disability

Edited by Jeremy Cooper

This comprehensive volume assesses the relationship between legal rights and disability and the effect of law, legal process and third party professional intervention on the lives of people with disabilities. The contributors, who are all either academics or other professional experts in their field, write in a jargon free accessible style. more »

2000, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-836-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: disability law, law, social work law

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