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Social Skills Training for Adolescents with General Moderate Learning Difficulties

Social Skills Training for Adolescents with General Moderate Learning Difficulties

Ursula Cornish and Fiona Ross

After many years' social skills work with young people with Asperger Syndrome and other moderate learning difficulties, the authors have compiled a set of training sessions for teachers. Based on a multi-sensory cognitive-behavioural approach, the sessions cover pre- and post-intervention evaluation schedules, and interview and observation tools. more »

2003, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-179-6, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 128pp
School Phobia, Panic Attacks and Anxiety in Children

School Phobia, Panic Attacks and Anxiety in Children

Márianna Csóti

Csóti shows how parents and professionals can help children aged 5 - 16 move away from the negative thoughts and behaviour that contribute to school phobia. She tackles specific problems of bullying, separation anxiety and panic attacks, and provides information on current therapies and medication, and what to do if the child regresses. more »

2003, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-091-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp
The Large Group Re-Visited

The Large Group Re-Visited

The Herd, Primal Horde, Crowds and Masses

Edited by Stanley Schneider and Haim Weinberg

This important and thought-provoking book explores the workings and dynamics of the large group, with clear descriptions of both theory and technique. Engaging with a broad set of contexts, this book will be of practical use to all those who seek fuller understanding of the social and psychological processes underlying group dynamics. more »

2003, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-097-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
2003, Hardback: £59.99/ $99.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-099-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
Brothers and Sisters of Disabled Children

Brothers and Sisters of Disabled Children

Peter Burke

Examining the overlooked subject of non-disabled siblings in families where there is a disabled child, this book details the experiences of these children and explores what it means to them to have a disabled brother or sister. The author makes clear recommendations for future practice. more »

2003, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-043-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp
Collaboration in Social Work Practice

Collaboration in Social Work Practice

Edited by Jenny Weinstein, Colin Whittington and Tony Leiba

New or experienced social workers who are developing their collaborative practice will find this book to be an essential source of knowledge, skills and issues for reflection. The authors explain how practitioners in social care, health and related sectors can work more effectively together in line with current developments in policy and practice. more »

2003, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-092-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
Constructing Clienthood in Social Work and Human Services

Constructing Clienthood in Social Work and Human Services

Interaction, Identities and Practices

Edited by Chris Hall, Kirsi Juhila, Nigel Parton and Tarja Pösö

This innovative book explores social work, therapy and counselling as a series of encounters - between clients and human services professionals, social workers, their colleagues and other professionals, and more widely between citizens and the state. It presents in-depth discussion of the roles, language and contexts of meetings between them. more »

2003, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-073-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp
How to Help a Clumsy Child

How to Help a Clumsy Child

Strategies for Young Children with Developmental Motor Concerns

Lisa A. Kurtz

This is a practical resource manual for parents and professionals working with young children with motor coordination developmental delays. Topics covered include recognizing normal and abnormal motor development, when and how to seek help, an overview of approaches used to help the clumsy child, and specific teaching strategies. more »

2003, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-754-5, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp
Human Resilience

Human Resilience

A Fifty Year Quest

Ann Clarke and Alan Clarke

Anyone working with disadvantaged children and those with learning disabilities will be interested in Human Resilience's practical implications: how resilience can be improved both by personal characteristics such as self-esteem, problem-solving ability or sociability, interacting with external support. more »

2003, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-139-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 432pp
2003, Hardback: £59.99/ $95.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-138-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 432pp
Asparagus Dreams

Asparagus Dreams

Jessica Peers

Expelled from mainstream education and vaguely aware she has something called 'Asparagus' Syndrome, 12-year-old Jessica is sent away to a residential school for young people with autism. Recalling her school years with humour and insight, Jessica's account will open the eyes of readers to the difficulties, and the rewards, of this condition. more »

2003, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-164-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
How to Live with Autism and Asperger Syndrome

How to Live with Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Practical Strategies for Parents and Professionals

Chris Williams and Barry Wright
Illustrated by Olive Young

This introduction is an ideal resource for teachers and family members of a child with autism. In clear language and illustrations, the authors tackle common problems experienced in everyday routines such as eating, sleeping and toileting, as well as aggression and tantrums, compulsions and how to enable better communication. more »

2003, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-184-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp
Making Sense of the Unfeasible

Making Sense of the Unfeasible

My Life Journey with Asperger Syndrome

Marc Fleisher

Before he received his diagnosis of AS, Marc Fleisher was considered mentally retarded; yet he went on to gain two maths degrees and to undertake post-graduate studies in maths. In this engaging story he relates how, supported by his family and by services for people with autism, he learnt to get the most out of life. more »

2003, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-165-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp
Sensory Perceptual Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Sensory Perceptual Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Different Sensory Experiences - Different Perceptual Worlds

Olga Bogdashina

Bogdashina attempts to define the role of sensory perceptual problems in autism identified by autistic individuals themselves. She singles out possible patterns of sensory experiences in autism and the cognitive differences caused by them. The final chapters are devoted to assessment and intervention. more »

2003, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-166-6, Royal, 224pp
Therapeutic Communities for Children and Young People

Therapeutic Communities for Children and Young People

Edited by Adrian Ward, Kajelan Kasinski, Jane Pooley and Alan Worthington

This collection of papers written by respected experts with extensive experience builds a powerful picture of the theory and practice of therapeutic community work with young people. A wide variety of therapeutic community approaches is considered alongside an analysis of the implications of this model for mainstream residential practice. more »

2003, Paperback: £27.99/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-096-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp
Boys Who Have Abused

Boys Who Have Abused

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Victim/Perpetrators of Sexual Abuse

John Woods
With a contribution from Anne Alvarez

The author presents a theoretical approach and practical suggestions for mental health practitioners working with young people who have abused. The book demonstrates how exploring an individual's whole life-course within a psychoanalytic framework enables connections to be drawn between possible childhood abuse and subsequent abusive behaviour. more »

2003, Paperback: £29.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-093-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Running with Walker

Running with Walker

A Memoir

Robert Hughes

Walker's father, Robert Hughes, tells a touching and inspiring story of discovering that their 'perfect little boy had a problem'. With disarming honesty and humour, the book tells how a family copes and keeps hope alive despite the staggering difficulties autism presents. more »

2003, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-755-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

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