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Working with Gangs and Young People

Working with Gangs and Young People

A Toolkit for Resolving Group Conflict

Jessie Feinstein and Nia Imani Kuumba

This book demonstrates how young people can be engaged in a creative and challenging process that explores the costs, gains and consequences of the choices they make around their gang membership. It provides a tried-and-tested training programme for anyone involved in conflict resolution with young people in groups or gangs. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $56.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-447-6, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 140pp
Friendships

Friendships

The Aspie Way

Wendy Lawson

Wendy Lawson felt she had a knack for upsetting people and was surprised to be told that she 'did friendship rather well'. In her frank and thoughtful analysis of what makes and breaks friendships, she explores what it means to have friends or be a friend. Her ideas are accompanied by practical examples, poetry and stories. more »

2006, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-427-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp
Inclusion of Disabled Children in Primary School Playgrounds

Inclusion of Disabled Children in Primary School Playgrounds

Helen Woolley, Julia Bishop, Mavis Curtis and Jane Ginsborg
With Marc Armitage

A concise, useful book based on research which identifies organisational, social and physical barriers to disabled children's inclusion in playgrounds. It suggests ways to overcome these barriers in the future more »

2006, Paperback: £11.95/ $19.95
ISBN: 9781904787662, 245 x 170mm, 57pp
Interactive Music Therapy - A Positive Approach

Interactive Music Therapy - A Positive Approach

Music Therapy at a Child Development Centre

Amelia Oldfield

Amelia Oldfield explains how her approach to music therapy sessions establishes a constructive musical dialogue with children that emphasises positive experiences - these establish trust and allow feelings to be expressed through music. This practical book will be of use to clinicians and teachers working with children with a variety of needs. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-309-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
An Introduction to Dyslexia for Parents and Professionals

An Introduction to Dyslexia for Parents and Professionals

Alan M. Hultquist

This guide provides need-to-know information for parents and professionals and answers frequently asked questions about dyslexia. Alan M. Hultquist addresses many of the issues surrounding dyslexia, including possible causes and subtypes, means of testing, remediation and the controversial matter of "staying back" to repeat a school year. more »

2006, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-833-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 112pp
Involving Young People in Teenage Pregnancy and Sexual Health Work

Involving Young People in Teenage Pregnancy and Sexual Health Work

A practical guide

Ellie Lewis

A helpful, accessible, full-colour guide which explains how to involve young people in work to prevent teen pregnancy and promote sexual health. more »

2006, Paperback: £16.00/ $26.95
ISBN: 9781904787815, 245 x 170mm, 72pp
Parenting in Multi-Racial Britain

Parenting in Multi-Racial Britain

Ravinder Barn and Brooke Rogers
With Carolina Ladino

Based on research, this book provides an insight into parenting and the lives of families from a range of diverse ethnic groupings living in the United Kingdom. more »

2006, Paperback: £12.95/ $21.95
ISBN: 9781904787839, 245 x 170mm, 72pp
Dementia Care Training Manual for Staff Working in Nursing and Residential Settings

Dementia Care Training Manual for Staff Working in Nursing and Residential Settings

Danny Walsh

This interactive resource book encourages front-line staff working with dementia sufferers to examine their working practice and modify it to meet best practice guidelines. Packed with photocopiable exercises, discussion points and questions, this training manual provides a framework for care work in line with statutory requirements and standards. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $56.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-318-9, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 240pp
By Their Own Young Hand

By Their Own Young Hand

Deliberate Self-harm and Suicidal Ideas in Adolescents

Keith Hawton and Karen Rodham
With Emma Evans

The authors identify the risk and protective factors for self-harm, exploring why some adolescents with suicidal thoughts go on to harm themselves while others do not, what motivates some young people to seek help, and whether distressed teenagers feel they receive the support they need. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-230-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 264pp
Career Training and Personal Planning for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Career Training and Personal Planning for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Practical Resource for Schools

Vicki Lundine and Catherine Smith

This training program assesses ASD students' strengths, abilities, fears and challenges and helps them acquire the skills necessary for a smooth transition from school to employment. It is packed with lesson plans, implementation procedures, interactive activities and photocopiable worksheets, and the course can be taught over one or three years. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $56.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-440-7, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 192pp
Counselling Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

Counselling Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

3rd edition

Christiane Sanderson

This updated and expanded edition provides comprehensive coverage of the theory and practice of counselling survivors of child sexual abuse (CSA). In a reasoned and thoughtful approach, this book honestly addresses the complex issues in this important area of work, providing practical strategies valuable and new insights for counsellors. more »

2006, Paperback: £27.99/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-335-6, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 448pp
Making Sense of Spirituality in Nursing and Health Care Practice

Making Sense of Spirituality in Nursing and Health Care Practice

An Interactive Approach
2nd edition

Wilfred McSherry

This new edition of an established introductory guide to spirituality and health care practice draws extensively on case studies illustrating the application of theory to practice. It encourages the exploration, through reflective activities, of what spirituality means, both to patients and to the healthcare professionals caring for them. more »

2006, Paperback: £16.99/ $28.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-365-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 216pp
The Overweight Patient

The Overweight Patient

A Psychological Approach to Understanding and Working with Obesity

Kathy Leach

The book explores the underlying beliefs and behaviours that may contribute to obesity, including psychological needs, addiction, fear of deprivation, parental influences and sexual fears. The author draws a useful distinction between the need to eat and the need to maintain a large body size, and addresses both LT obesity and ST weight gain. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-366-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp
Talking About Domestic Abuse

Talking About Domestic Abuse

A Photo Activity Workbook to Develop Communication Between Mothers and Young People

Cathy Humphreys, Ravi K Thiara, Agnes Skamballis and Audrey Mullender

Talking about Domestic Abuse is an activity pack for children of nine years and above and adolescents where families have experienced domestic abuse, to help and encourage them to open up to their mothers about their distressing experiences. The authors explain the need of young people to communicate with their parents about painful memories. more »

2006, Paperback: £17.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-423-0, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 112pp
Talking To My Mum

Talking To My Mum

A Picture Workbook for Workers, Mothers and Children Affected by Domestic Abuse

Cathy Humphreys, Ravi K Thiara, Agnes Skamballis and Audrey Mullender

Talking to My Mum is an activity pack for five-eight-year-olds whose families have experienced domestic abuse to help and encourage them to open up to their mothers about their distressing experiences. The book is full of illustrated worksheets featuring animal characters who encourage the young reader to explore a range of memories. more »

2006, Paperback: £17.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-422-3, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 96pp

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