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Helping Adolescents and Adults to Build Self-Esteem

Helping Adolescents and Adults to Build Self-Esteem

A Photocopiable Resource Book

Deborah M. Plummer

The book is filled innovative ideas for supporting the development of healthy self-esteem. The easy-to-use photocopiable activity sheets encourage participants to draw on existing skills and to develop new approaches to building confidence and feelings of self-worth. These exercises are suitable for work with individuals and with groups. more »

2004, Paperback: £18.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-185-7, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 272pp

Keywords: adolescence, adults, counselling, group psychotherapy, interdisciplinary arts therapies, occupational therapy, self esteem, social work

New Approaches to Preventing Suicide

New Approaches to Preventing Suicide

A Manual for Practitioners

Edited by David Duffy and Tony Ryan

This book explores the links between self-harm and suicide and presents international approaches to training in suicide prevention for professionals. It debates the legality and morality of assisted self-harm and analyse the rate and causes of suicide among specific groups, people in custody and people with mental illnesses. more »

2004, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-221-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 384pp

Keywords: child psychology, counselling, mental health, nursing, psychiatry, risk assessment, social care, social work

Raising NLD Superstars

Raising NLD Superstars

What Families with Nonverbal Learning Disabilities Need to Know about Nurturing Confident, Competent Kids

Marcia Brown Rubinstien

The author shares her experiences of life as the parent of a child with NLD with humanity and humour. She looks not only at day to day practicalities such as making meal times easier for all the family and reaching compromises on inappropriate clothing choices but also at the long-term plan for independence. more »

2004, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-770-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, children, emotions, families, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting

Someone Very Important Has Just Died

Someone Very Important Has Just Died

Immediate Help for People Caring for Children of All Ages at the Time of a Close Bereavement

Mary Turner
Illustrated by Elaine Bailey

Someone Very Important Has Just Died is a practical book written for those caring for children and teenagers suffering a close bereavement. Intended for use immediately or soon after the death has occurred, this book gives practical and detailed guidance on what adults might say and do to help children. more »

2004, Paperback: £12.99/ $20.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-295-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 48pp

Keywords: bereavement, challenging behaviour, children, counselling, death, depression, emotions, families, grief, palliative care, parenting, pastoral care, suicide, trauma

Specialist Support Approaches to Autism Spectrum Disorder Students in Mainstream Settings

Specialist Support Approaches to Autism Spectrum Disorder Students in Mainstream Settings

Sally Hewitt

This comprehensive guide is bursting with achievable teaching strategies for those involved with ASD students in the school environment. Hewitt shows that providing specialist support in schools enables students with ASDs and associated behavioural difficulties to become more included in pre-school, primary and secondary mainstream classes. more »

2004, Paperback: £14.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-290-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, education, educational psychology, inclusive classroom, mainstream education, special education

Surviving the Special Educational Needs System

Surviving the Special Educational Needs System

How to be a ‘Velvet Bulldozer'

Sandy Row

Row illustrates how the special educational needs system works and empowers parents to demand help for children with special needs. This practical book challenges the theoretical established literature on SEN, providing an accessible and effective resource for those needing advice on their rights to services and help for their children. more »

2004, Paperback: £15.99/ $27.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-262-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, autism, challenging behaviour, children, Down's syndrome, dyspraxia, emotions, families, high functioning autism, hyperlexia, parenting, special education, tics, tourettes

Anne Droyd and Century Lodge

Anne Droyd and Century Lodge

Will Hadcroft

This Asperger adventure explores the human condition and the need to integrate into a society that demands conformity. Readers will be captivated by the heroic characters and the colourful plot, and engaged by Hadcroft's imaginative presentation of real-life issues such as smoking, bullying and peer acceptance. more »

2004, Paperback: £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-282-3, Demy, 280pp

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

Communication Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Communication Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Do we speak the same language?

Olga Bogdashina

Providing a theoretical foundation for understanding communication and language impairments specific to autism, Bogdashina explores the effects of different perceptual and cognitive styles on the communication and language development of autistic children. more »

2004, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-267-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, communication, inclusive classroom, psychiatry, psychology, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

The Feeling's Unmutual

The Feeling's Unmutual

Growing Up With Asperger Syndrome (Undiagnosed)

Will Hadcroft

This book offers a fresh insight into the experience of feeling 'unmutual' or misunderstood, and how this can result in bullying at school and in the workplace, escalating into social phobia, paranoia and obsessive behaviour. It illustrates some of the expressions of the Asperger condition and provides an accessible introduction to those new to AS. more »

2004, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-264-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, memoirs

Little Windows into Art Therapy

Little Windows into Art Therapy

Small Openings for Beginning Therapists

Deborah Schroder

Drawing on her own development as an art therapist and her extensive experience of supervising new therapists and students, Schroder provides practical advice on encouraging nervous or reluctant clients, or those unfamiliar with art therapy, to benefit from artmaking. She argues for a two-way sharing of art between therapist and client. more »

2004, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-778-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 112pp

Keywords: art therapy, group psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy

Managing Sex Offender Risk

Managing Sex Offender Risk

Edited by Hazel Kemshall and Gill McIvor

Based on key research into assessment, treatment and recidivism, this book offers practical guidance on improving intervention techniques with sex offenders. The contributors explore the monitoring and surveillance strategies and cognitive-behavioural techniques currently in use, and give clear directions for future practice. more »

2004, Paperback: £21.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-197-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: counselling, offenders, probation, sexual abuse, social care, social policy, social work

Appraising and Using Social Research in the Human Services

Appraising and Using Social Research in the Human Services

An Introduction for Social Work and Health Professionals

Michael Sheppard

This accessible introduction provides social work students and practitioners with the knowledge they need both to evaluate research and to apply it to their own practice. Exploring a range of research methodologies, the author discusses the strengths and limitations of each and shows the reader how to identify the assumptions underlying them. more »

2004, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-289-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: health care, social work

Managing with Asperger Syndrome

Managing with Asperger Syndrome

Malcolm Johnson

This insider account provides much-needed information about a subject of increasing interest: people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) working in management positions. Johnson provides useful examples and guidance on adapting to the workplace and coping with the pressures and demands of professional roles. more »

2004, Paperback: £17.99/ $28.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-199-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, employment, occupational therapy

Perspectives on Rehabilitation and Dementia

Perspectives on Rehabilitation and Dementia

Edited by Mary Marshall

This book offers new insights into the application of a well-established approach to people who have traditionally been thought not to benefit from them. It demonstrates that rehabilitation has positive outcomes for people with dementia's quality of life and self-esteem, especially if rehabilitation is seen as a positive philosophy of practice. more »

2004, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-286-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keyword: dementia

Amy Elizabeth Goes to Play Therapy

Amy Elizabeth Goes to Play Therapy

A book to Assist Psychotherapists in Helping Young Children Understand and Benefit from Play Therapy

Kathleen A. Chara and Paul J. Chara, Jr.
Illustrated by J.M. Berns

This book suggests that therapy will be a fun and beneficial experience. Answering the most commonly asked questions in simple, accessible language, Amy Elizabeth guides the reader through the experience of therapy, describing what happens at a play therapy session, the reasons why children may need therapy, and the goals of the process. more »

2004, Paperback: £9.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-775-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 64pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, counselling, play therapy, psychotherapy

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