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Social Awareness Skills for Children

Social Awareness Skills for Children

Márianna Csóti

Csoti emphasises the benefits of learning communication and social skills for children with special needs, including better friendships and self-esteem. The numerous tasks and practical examples enable parents, professionals and carers to work with children on improving their social skills and awareness, and respecting themselves and other people. more »

2001, Paperback: £24.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-003-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 320pp
Social Capital and Mental Health

Social Capital and Mental Health

Edited by Kwame McKenzie and Trudy Harpham

The book examines its effects on psychological functioning and on the risk factors for mental health that are associated with communities that have either high or low levels of social capital. Analyses the implications of research findings for future policy developments and makes clear recommendations for future practice and research. more »

2006, Paperback: £28.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-355-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp
Social Care and Housing

Social Care and Housing

Edited by Ian Shaw, Susan Thomas and David Clapham

Drawing out the implications for policy and practice from the latest research in housing and social work, this volume illustrates the lack of communication between practitioners that is hindering service provision, and provides suggestions for improving current practice. more »

1998, Paperback: / $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-437-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
Social Care Management, Strategy and Business Planning

Social Care Management, Strategy and Business Planning

Trish Hafford-Letchfield

This book is a comprehensive guide to strategic social care management, covering all the knowledge and skills that managers in the 21st century must have, and showing how to make theory a practical reality. It will be essential reading for anyone involved in managing or leading practice either in the front line or at a more strategic level. more »

2010, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-986-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Social Care, Service Users and User Involvement

Social Care, Service Users and User Involvement

Edited by Peter Beresford and Sarah Carr

This book provides a definitive critical introduction to service user views and involvement. It addresses both the theoretical and practical issues of service user involvement, and includes initiatives on the impact and outcomes from involvement. more »

2012, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.50
ISBN: 978-1-84905-075-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp
Social Cognition Through Drama And Literature for People with Learning Disabilities

Social Cognition Through Drama And Literature for People with Learning Disabilities

Macbeth in Mind

Nicola Grove and Keith Park

A practical literature resource for teachers and therapists, this book uses the context of Shakespeare's Macbeth to develop the skills of social cognition. The resource includes practical activities, a framework for linking skills of social cognition to the drama activities, and case studies of the work in practice. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-908-0, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 112pp
Social Communication Cues for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Related Conditions

Social Communication Cues for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Related Conditions

How to Give Great Greetings, Pay Cool Compliments and Have Fun with Friends

Tarin Varughese

This collection of cues will enable parents and professionals to help children with social development difficulties navigate their social world and enjoy interacting with their peers. Each section begins with a simple rule; the reason why the child may be having difficulty in this area is explained; and easy prompts and practice ideas are provided. more »

2011, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-870-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 144pp

The Social Construction of Dementia

Confused Professionals?

Nancy H. Harding and Colin Palfrey

In this study the social construction of dementia is examined closely for the first time. Nancy Harding and Colin Palfrey show how Western society sees dementia as a disease, rather than a natural part of the ageing process. They take issue with the constructed view of the body as a machine, whose parts 'break down' and need replacement. more »

1997, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-257-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Social Enjoyment Groups for Children, Teens and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Social Enjoyment Groups for Children, Teens and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Guiding Toward Growth

John Merges

Merges' program is based on the concept that there are 10 hurdles that make it challenging for people with ASD to enjoy social interaction. This book guides the reader through planning, running, and assessing group sessions designed to help participants overcome these hurdles, and ultimately enjoy more independent and fulfilling lives. more »

2010, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-834-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Social Language Groups

Sally Bligh

As the director of the Bligh Speech Therapy Center and as an SLP for over 20 years, Sally has developed successful techniques and strategies for working with children on the autistic spectrum. In this video, she explains the use of Social Language Groups to facilitate social communication. more »

2000, Video: £23.92 + VAT = £28.70/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-989-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in
Social Pedagogy and Working with Children and Young People

Social Pedagogy and Working with Children and Young People

Where Care and Education Meet

Edited by Claire Cameron and Peter Moss

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the theory, principles and practice of social pedagogy and the profession of social pedagogue. With chapters from leading international contributors, it outlines the roots of social pedagogy and its development in Europe, and its role in relation to individuals, groups, communities and societies. more »

2011, Paperback: £25.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-119-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Social Perspectives in Mental Health

Social Perspectives in Mental Health

Developing Social Models to Understand and Work with Mental Distress

Edited by Jerry Tew

The book offers new practice frameworks that help to make sense of people's mental distress and recovery in relation to their social experience. It explores the impact of social factors, such as power, abuse, ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation, on the causes and experiences of mental health problems. more »

2004, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-220-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
The Social Play Record

The Social Play Record

A Toolkit for Assessing and Developing Social Play from Infancy to Adolescence

Chris White

This is a practical resource for assessing and developing social play in children with autistic spectrum disorders or difficulties with social interaction. It is suitable for assessing children of all learning abilities and stages of development, from early infancy to adolescence, and includes photocopiable assessment and intervention materials. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $52.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-400-1, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 144pp
Social Skills for Teenagers and Adults with Asperger Syndrome

Social Skills for Teenagers and Adults with Asperger Syndrome

A Practical Guide to Day-to-Day Life

Nancy J. Patrick

This resource provides practical strategies for helping teenagers and adults with Asperger Syndrome to navigate social skills, friendships and relationships at home and in the community. The chapters are structured around real-life scenarios and the challenges they present, followed by step-by-step solutions and suggestions. more »

2008, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-876-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
Social Skills Games for Children

Social Skills Games for Children

Deborah M. Plummer
Illustrated by Jane Serrurier

This book is designed to foster successful social strategies for children aged 5-12, and will help adults to understand and reflect on children's social skills. It covers the theory behind the games, and includes a broad range of enjoyable activities: active and passive, verbal and non-verbal, and for different sized groups. more »

2008, Paperback: £16.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-617-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 176pp

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