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Creative Coping Skills for Children

Creative Coping Skills for Children

Emotional Support through Arts and Crafts Activities

Bonnie Thomas

This resource comprises a collection of fun, flexible, tried-and-tested activities and make-it-yourself workbooks for parents and professionals to help a child in need of extra emotional support find the coping skills that fit them best. Each activity lists the materials required and includes clear directions for how to do it. more »

2009, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-921-1, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 192pp

Keywords: anxiety, art therapy, arts therapies, challenging behaviour, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, colour therapy, counselling, emotions, families, occupational therapy, parenting, play therapy, self esteem, social work

The Carer's Cosmetic Handbook

The Carer's Cosmetic Handbook

Simple Health and Beauty Tips for Older Persons

Sharon Tay

This practical handbook is specifically designed to assist carers in looking after their clients' appearances as well as their health, providing a wealth of information on health and beauty care for older people. Throughout the book, Sharon Tay gives easy to follow instructions on appropriate cosmetic techniques. more »

2009, Paperback: £16.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-973-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, dementia, emotions, health care, older people, residential care, social care, social policy, social work, supported living

Life Story Books for Adopted Children

Life Story Books for Adopted Children

A Family Friendly Approach

Joy Rees
Illustrated by Jamie Goldberg

This concise book shows a new family-friendly way to compile a Life Story Book that promotes a sense of permanency for the child, and encourages attachments within the adoptive family. Joy Rees' improved model works chronologically backwards rather than forwards,¬†aiming to reinforce the child's sense of security within the adoptive family. more »

2009, Paperback: £14.99/ $23.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-953-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 96pp

Keywords: adoption, child protection, children, children's rights, creative therapies, emotions, families, fostering, safeguarding children, social stories, social work

Children, Families and Violence

Children, Families and Violence

Challenges for Children's Rights

Katherine Covell and R. Brian Howe

This book examines the risk factors surrounding children at risk of experiencing and perpetrating violence, and looks at the positive role that children's rights can play in their protection. The authors propose that violence in childhood is not spontaneous: that children are raised to become violent in poorly functioning families. more »

2008, Hardback: £39.99/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-698-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child protection, child psychology, children, children's rights, counselling, domestic abuse, emotions, safeguarding children, social care, social work, social work law, trauma, violence

Counselling and Reflexive Research in Healthcare

Counselling and Reflexive Research in Healthcare

Working Therapeutically with Clients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Gillian Thomas

Written for counsellors working in healthcare settings, this book explores the range of benefits of undertaking reflexive research. Gillian Thomas demonstrates how this approach can offer therapeutic benefits by increasing understanding of a condition and the interaction between the physical and emotional aspects of living with a long term disease. more »

2008, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-866-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: counselling, emotions, health care, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, social care, social work

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

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

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

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

Promoting Resilience in the Classroom

Promoting Resilience in the Classroom

A Guide to Developing Pupils' Emotional and Cognitive Skills

Carmel Cefai

This book explores ways of nurturing resilience in vulnerable students. It proposes a positive way of thinking about schools as institutions that can foster cognitive and socio-emotional competence in all students. It examines effective practices, and assesses a range of classroom processes, such as engagement, inclusion, and prosocial behaviour. more »

2008, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-565-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: child development, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, education, emotions, resilience, self esteem

The Bullies

The Bullies

Understanding Bullies and Bullying

Dennis Lines

The Bullies attempts to get inside the minds of the bully and victim. By listening to the voices of bullies and victims from all kinds of backgrounds without making judgements, counsellor Dennis Lines provides unique insights into bullying and what makes such domineering and aggressive behaviour so complex. more »

2007, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-578-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adolescence, bullying, challenging behaviour, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, counselling, education, educational psychology, emotions, psychiatry, psychology, teenagers

A Child's Journey to Recovery

A Child's Journey to Recovery

Assessment and Planning with Traumatized Children

Patrick Tomlinson and Terry Philpot

This book shows how carefully planned and assessed treatment can help traumatized children. It outlines how to set up a process for measuring a child's progress towards recovery. Uniquely, the book describes a practical outcomes-based approach that can be provided by an integrated multi-disciplinary team. more »

2007, Paperback: £15.99/ $28.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-330-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: adoption, challenging behaviour, child protection, child psychology, children, counselling, emotions, fostering, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, social care, social work, trauma

Help your Child or Teen Get Back On Track

Help your Child or Teen Get Back On Track

What Parents and Professionals Can Do for Childhood Emotional and Behavioral Problems

Kenneth H. Talan, M.D.

This book offers self-help interventions and a wide-ranging, practical discussion of the types of professional help available for a child with emotional and behavioural problems as well as guidance and ideas to help parents distinguish between normal disruption and that which warrants professional treatment. more »

2007, Hardback: £35.00/ $55.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-870-2, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 288pp
2009, Paperback: £16.99/ $23.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-914-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 352pp

Keywords: adolescence, child psychology, children, counselling, emotions, parenting, self esteem, youthwork

Kids Need...

Kids Need...

Parenting Cards for Families and the People who Work With Them

Mark Hamer

Kids Need... cards present a creative approach to exploring children's needs and parents' knowledge. The cards are designed to be flexible and adaptable, and can be used to encourage general discussions, as therapeutic tool, or as an aid to the assessment of parenting skills. more »

2007, Card Set: £21.83 + VAT = £26.20/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-524-4

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, child development, child protection, child psychology, children, counselling, emotions, families, high functioning autism, parenting, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, self esteem

Parental Learning Disability and Children's Needs

Parental Learning Disability and Children's Needs

Family Experiences and Effective Practice

Hedy Cleaver and Don Nicholson

Parental Learning Disability and Children's Needs explores how to effectively assess children in families where one or more parent has a learning disability. These children often have unmet needs because their parents are more likely to be coping with mental and physical illness, domestic violence or substance abuse. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-632-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: child protection, children, disability, emotions, families, intellectual disabilities, parenting, social care, social work

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