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Assessing Men Who Sexually Abuse

A Practice Guide

David Briggs, Paddy Doyle, Tess Gooch and Roger Kennington

Providing practical guidance on the best way to assess sexual abusers, this book fuses contemporary theory with an awareness of the subjective nature of the work. Assessment in various (clinical, legal and statutory) settings is considered and an overview of assessment methods is presented along with a detailed exposition of techniques. more »

1997, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-435-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: sexual abuse, social work

New! Assessment and Outcomes in the Arts Therapies

Assessment and Outcomes in the Arts Therapies

A Person-Centred Approach

Edited by Caroline Miller

There is increasing pressure on therapists to provide details of structured assessments and to report therapy outcomes. This edited volume provides a series of case studies, with varied client groups, giving arts therapists an accessible introduction to assessment and outcome measures that can be easily incorporated into their regular practice. more »

2013, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-414-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 264pp

Keywords: adults, anxiety, art therapy, autism, children, creative therapies, dance and movement therapy, depression, disability, dramatherapy, expressive therapies, grief, interdisciplinary arts therapies, music therapy, psychology, trauma

Assessment in Higher Education

Assessment in Higher Education

Student Learning, Teaching, Programmes and Institutions

John Heywood

This book examines not only the assessment of student learning but the assessment of institutions, the programmes they offer, and the teaching they provide. It describes in detail the significant developments that have taken place over the last decade in the field, and clarifies the different meanings of the term assessment that are now in use. more »

2000, Paperback: £45.00/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-831-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: education, higher education policy

The Assessment of Criminal Behaviours of Clients in Secure Settings

Edited by Mary McMurran and John Hodge

The assessment of criminal behaviours of clients in secure settings poses a number of particular problems; the behaviour in question is neither currently evident, nor can it ethically be elicited therefore recognising it is a complex and important skill. This assessment is used for making critical decisions about a person's liberty and treatment. more »

1993, Paperback: £26.99/ $43.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-124-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keyword: forensic psychotherapy

Asylum to Action

Asylum to Action

Paddington Day Hospital, Therapeutic Communities and Beyond

Helen Spandler

Asylum to Action offers an alternative history of a libertarian therapeutic community at Paddington Day Hospital in West London in the 1970s. Helen Spandler recaptures the radical aspirations, as well as the conflicts, of the early therapeutic community movement, radical psychiatry and the patients' movement. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-348-6, royal, 176pp

Keywords: mental health, psychiatry, therapeutic communities

At Home in the Land of Oz

At Home in the Land of Oz

Autism, My Sister, and Me
2nd edition

Anne Clinard Barnhill

Anne's sister Becky was born in 1958, before most people had even heard of autism. Diagnosed with "emotional disturbance," Becky was subjected to well-meaning but futile efforts at "rehabilitation" or "cure," as well as prolonged spells in institutions. This bittersweet memoir will resonate with everyone interested in autism spectrum conditions. more »

2007, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-859-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, families, memoirs, parenting

Attaching in Adoption

Attaching in Adoption

Practical Tools for Today's Parents

Deborah D. Gray

This classic text is a comprehensive guide for prospective and actual adoptive parents on how to understand and care for their adopted child and promote healthy attachment. It explains what attachment is and provides parenting techniques matched to children's emotional needs and stages to enhance children's happiness and emotional health. more »

2012, Paperback: £16.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-890-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 400pp

Keywords: adoption, applied behaviour analysis, attachment, carers, child development, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, communication, counselling, educational psychology, emotions, families, fostering, grief, looked after children, mental health, parenting, relationships, resilience, safeguarding children, social care, social work, teenagers, trauma

New! Attaching Through Love, Hugs and Play

Attaching Through Love, Hugs and Play

Simple Strategies to Help Build Connections with Your Child

Deborah D. Gray

Visual and direct in its approach, this book offers simple advice to help parents and carers capture the warmth and fun of forming secure, healthy attachments with children. Attachment therapist Deborah D. Gray guides you through the 'how to' of forming attachments, describing sensitive parenting activities that stimulate bonding and attachment. more »

2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-939-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: adoption, attachment, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychology, counselling, fostering, looked after children, parenting, residential care, social care, social work, trauma

Attachment and Interaction

Mario Marrone
With a contribution from Nicola Diamond

Bringing new and original ideas to the main theoretical points, the author explores such questions as how attachment theory can guide a critical exploration of how therapists work with their patients, and what the practical implications are of using such an approach. more »

1998, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-586-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keyword: group psychotherapy

Coming soon! Attachment and Interaction

Attachment and Interaction

From Bowlby to Current Clinical Theory and Practice
2nd edition

Mario Marrone

This accessible introduction to the history and evolution of attachment theory mixes personal anecdotes from the author's experience of being supervised by John Bowlby, the creator of attachment theory, with clear explanations of Bowlby's ideas and how they have been expanded up to the present day. more »

May 2014, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-209-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: attachment, child development, child psychiatry, child psychology, counselling, mental health, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy, trauma

Attachment in Common Sense and Doodles

Attachment in Common Sense and Doodles

A Practical Guide

Miriam Silver

An informal introduction to attachment and what it means for understanding and helping children who have experienced trauma, neglect or abuse. Doodles featuring throughout the book bring the ideas to life - ideal for parents or professionals caring for fostered, adopted and looked after children. more »

2013, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-314-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 208pp

Keywords: adoption, attachment, child development, child psychology, counselling, education, fostering, looked after children, parenting, psychology, social work, trauma

Coming soon! Attachment, Trauma, and Healing

Attachment, Trauma, and Healing

Understanding and Treating Attachment Disorder in Children, Families and Adults
2nd edition

Terry M. Levy and Michael Orlans

Clear and authoritative, this is a comprehensive overview of attachment theory, covering how attachment issues manifest and the authors' unique treatment models, 'corrective attachment therapy' and 'corrective attachment parenting'. This updated edition incorporates advances in child and family psychology that have occurred since the first edition. more »

June 2014, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-888-9, 254mm x 190.5mm / 10in x 7.5in, 464pp

Keywords: adoption, attachment, child psychiatry, child psychology, counselling, fostering, looked after children, mental health, psychiatry, psychology, resilience, social care, social work, trauma

Attending to the Fact – Staying with Dying

Attending to the Fact – Staying with Dying

Hilary Elfick and David Head
Edited by Cynthia Fuller

This inspiring poetry collection explores one of the most painful subjects to make sense of in writing - caring for the dying and the dead. Drawing on the authors' work in hospices, these poems explore the experience of either supporting, or being, someone going through the physical changes and complex emotions that accompany ill-health and death. more »

2004, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-247-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp

Keywords: bereavement, counselling, creative writing as therapy, creativity, death, grief, health care, older people, palliative care, practical theology, theology

Attention and Listening in the Early Years

Attention and Listening in the Early Years

Sharon Garforth

This is an innovative course for groups of children aged 2-4. Each group session is planned around a theme e.g. 'The Zoo', providing an anchor for the children to gain meaning from the activities that will help them learn to sit still, not talk, look at the speaker and think about the words - all vital skills in good listening. more »

2009, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-024-1, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 128pp

Keywords: children, communication, Early Years Foundation Stage, education, speech and language therapy

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

A Multidisciplinary Approach

Henryk Holowenko

This book provides clear guidelines on good practice in assessment, diagnosis and management of, and provision for, children with AD/HD. Written for teachers, parents, medical practitioners, psychologists and other professionals, Holowenko's multidisciplinary approach stresses the collaborative nature of successful management of the condition. more »

1998, Paperback: £15.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-741-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 112pp

Keywords: ADHD, children, mental health, occupational therapy, psychology, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

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