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Understanding 10-11-Year-Olds

Understanding 10-11-Year-Olds

Rebecca Bergese

Understanding 10-11-Year-Olds introduces the challenges that face children as they start to make their transition from childhood into adolescence. Rebecca Bergese guides the reader through the broad range of emotional and social challenges experienced by children as they are encouraged to take on greater responsibility. more »

2008, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-674-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 80pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child development, child protection, children, education, emotions, families, parenting, psychology

Understanding 8-9-Year-Olds

Understanding 8-9-Year-Olds

Biddy Youell

Understanding 8-9-Year-Olds describes how children grow and change as they move further away from reliance on home and family, out into the world of school and community. Biddy Youell looks at the ways in which eight and nine year olds experience their world and highlights some of the difficulties that may hinder their development. more »

2008, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-673-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 80pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child development, child protection, education, emotions, families, parenting, psychology

Why do I have to?

Why do I have to?

A Book for Children Who Find Themselves Frustrated by Everyday Rules

Laurie Leventhal-Belfer
Illustrated by Luisa Montaini-Klovdahl

This book looks at a set of everyday challenges for children at home, with their friends, and at school. The author empathizes with children's wish to do things their way, explains clearly why their way does not work, and provides a list of practical suggestions for how to cope with these challenges and avoid feelings of frustration. more »

2008, Paperback: £6.99/ $10.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-891-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 80pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, disability, occupational therapy, special education

The Colors of Grief

The Colors of Grief

Understanding a Child's Journey through Loss from Birth to Adulthood

Janis A. Di Ciacco PhD

The Colors of Grief explores strategies for supporting a grieving child to ensure healthy growth. Janis Di Ciacco illustrates the child's grieving process, and, drawing connections between bereavement, attachment issues and social dysfunction, suggests easy-to-use activities for intervention, including infant massage, aromatherapy and storytelling. more »

2008, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-886-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: bereavement, child protection, child psychology, children, counselling, education, families, palliative care, parenting, social work

Counselling Survivors of Domestic Abuse

Counselling Survivors of Domestic Abuse

Christiane Sanderson

This book explains how counsellors can facilitate recovery from domestic abuse within a secure, supportive therapeutic relationship. Essential reading for all those working with survivors of domestic abuse, it examines the therapeutic techniques and specific challenges faced by professionals when working in such areas. more »

2008, Paperback: £25.00/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-606-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: child protection, counselling, domestic abuse, mental health, mental illness, psychiatry, psychology, sexual abuse, social care, social work, trauma, violence

Feeling Like Crap

Feeling Like Crap

Young People and the Meaning of Self-Esteem

Nick Luxmoore

Feeling Like Crap explores how a young person's self is constructed, and what might help that self to feel more valued and confident. It demonstrates how listening to, engaging with and being respectful of young people can provide the support they need to help them repair their sense of self and offer them new possibilities and directions in life. more »

2008, Paperback: £13.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-682-1, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Keywords: child psychiatry, child psychology, children, education, families, psychology

Great Answers to Difficult Questions about Adoption

Great Answers to Difficult Questions about Adoption

What Children Need to Know

Fanny Cohen Herlem

The author covers all the common questions that children ask about adoption and provides sensitive, candid answers in a way that children will be able to understand and relate to. Each chapter is devoted to a particular issue, such as why a child is adopted, who chose the child's first name and what happens when the child grows up. more »

2008, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-671-5, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: adoption, child protection, child psychology, children, counselling, education, emotions, families, fostering, parenting, social work

Great Answers to Difficult Questions about Divorce

Great Answers to Difficult Questions about Divorce

What Children Need to Know

Fanny Cohen Herlem

The author covers all the common questions that children ask about divorce and provides sensitive, candid answers in a way that children will be able to understand and relate to. Each chapter is devoted to a particular issue, such as why parents separate, what will happen during and after the divorce, and who the child is going to live with. more »

2008, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-672-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 96pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, children, counselling, depression, education, families, parenting, social work

The Integrated Children's System

The Integrated Children's System

Enhancing Social Work and Inter-Agency Practice

Hedy Cleaver, Steve Walker, Jane Scott, Daniel Cleaver, Wendy Rose, Harriet Ward and Andy Pithouse

The Integrated Children's System (ICS) was developed to support effective practice with children and families and improve decision making and planning for children in need. This book outlines what the ICS is and how it works, and assesses the effectiveness of a number of pilot studies, offering guidance for others using and implementing the system. more »

2008, Paperback: £35.00/ $72.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-944-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: children, joint working, social care, social policy, social work

Making Sense of Children's Thinking and Behavior

Making Sense of Children's Thinking and Behavior

A Step-by-Step Tool for Understanding Children with NLD, Asperger's, HFA, PDD-NOS, and other Neurological Differences

Leslie Holzhauser-Peters and Leslie True

This book offers a tool for understanding children with neurological differences. Often, the child's actions are misunderstood and, consequently, they are unfairly punished. The authors' Systematic Tool for Analyzing Thinking (STAT) provides a step-by-step method for understanding a child's behavior by revealing the thought processes behind it. more »

2008, Paperback: £16.99/ $23.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-888-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 192pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, communication, educational psychology, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, pervasive developmental disorder, special education, speech and language therapy

Overcoming Loss

Overcoming Loss

Activities and Stories to Help Transform Children's Grief and Loss

Julia Sorensen
Illustrated by Maryam Ahmad

This book is a photocopiable resource that addresses childrens' feeling of loss, arising from many causes. Designed to encourage social and emotional learning, these exercises use play, art and story-telling to access the ways in which children naturally express their feelings, offering ways to direct the child towards understanding their emotions. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-646-3, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 144pp

Keywords: bereavement, challenging behaviour, child protection, children, counselling, death, emotions, families, palliative care, parenting

Art Therapy and Anger

Art Therapy and Anger

Edited by Marian Liebmann

This book demonstrates how the non-verbal medium of art therapy provides an ideal outlet for the expression of thoughts and feelings that are too complex and painful to put into words, presenting a new and practical approach to dealing with this area of need. Marian Liebmann argues that clients of all ages will benefit from the art-making process. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-425-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: anger management, art therapy, child psychology, counselling, forensic psychotherapy, offenders

Asperger Syndrome and Alcohol

Asperger Syndrome and Alcohol

Drinking to Cope?

Matthew Tinsley and Sarah Hendrickx

This book exposes the unexplored problem of people with ASDs using alcohol as a coping mechanism to deal with everyday life. The authors provide an overview of ASDs and of alcohol abuse, and explore current knowledge. Tinsley explores his own personal history as someone with an ASD who has experienced and beaten alcohol addiction. more »

2008, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-609-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: adults, alcohol, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, counselling, social skills

Bagua Daoyin

Bagua Daoyin

A Unique Branch of Daoist Learning, A Secret Skill of the Palace

He Jinghan
Translated by David Alexander

In this highly illustrated guide, Master He, a fifth generation practitioner of Bagua, introduces the ancient Daoist principles on which it is based and the approach to life it nurtures. Photographs illustrate a programme of sequences, showing the beauty of the movements, and the positions and transitions the practitioner is aiming for. more »

2008, Paperback: £14.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-009-2, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 160pp

Keyword: bagua

Partners in Care

Partners in Care

A Training Package for Involving Families in Dementia Care Homes

Bob Woods, John Keady, Helen Ross and Clare Wenger

Following admission to a care home, family and friends may feel uncertain as to how they now 'fit in' to their loved one's life. This training package, comprising a booklet and DVD, is designed to encourage family participation in the care home and develop a constructive partnership between staff in care homes, families and people with dementia. more »

2008, DVD: £30.17 + VAT = £36.20/ $58.50
ISBN: 978-1-84310-675-3, DVD - standard, 30 minutes

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, dementia, families, health care, older people, residential care, social care, social work

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