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Safeguarding Children and Schools

Safeguarding Children and Schools

Edited by Mary Baginsky

Safeguarding Children and Schools explains how schools are able to contribute to keeping children safe from harm and promoting their welfare, in line with Government Every Child Matters guidelines. At a time when expectations of the role of schools are evolving, this book provides guidance and support for social care professionals. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-514-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: child protection, children, education

Using Intensive Interaction and Sensory Integration

Using Intensive Interaction and Sensory Integration

A Handbook for Those who Support People with Severe Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Phoebe Caldwell
With Jane Horwood

This handbook shows how we can engage with people who are non-verbal or semi-verbal. With illustrations, case examples and a wide range of tried-and-tested techniques, this practical guide provides indispensable tools for parents, carers and other professionals supporting people with severe autism and other learning disabilities. more »

2008, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-626-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 112pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, intellectual disabilities, occupational therapy, sensory issues, sensory stimulation

Working with Young Homeless People

Working with Young Homeless People

Phil Robinson

This accessible guide provides information and advice on how to understand the needs of these young people, and how to ensure they are supported effectively. It combines the latest research and practice to establish what works best when helping young homeless people and provides insights into their world through diary excerpts and interviews. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $38.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-611-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: child protection, counselling, housing, social care, social work

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

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

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

Tai Chi Chuan and the Code of Life

Tai Chi Chuan and the Code of Life

Revealing the Deeper Mysteries of China's Ancient Art for Health and Harmony (Revised Edition)

Graham Horwood

In this book Graham Horwood describes the various styles of Tai Chi Chuan, exploring its roots in the Chinese philosophy of Taoism as well as elaborating on the evolution it has undergone over millennia. He highlights parallels between its source, The I Ching, and archetypal principles from both Eastern and Western philosophy and medicine. more »

2008, Paperback: £15.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-001-6, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 224pp

Keywords: tai chi, taiji jian, taiji quan, Taoism

Breaking Free from OCD

Breaking Free from OCD

A CBT Guide for Young People and Their Families

Jo Derisley, Isobel Heyman, Sarah Robinson and Cynthia Turner
Illustrated by Lisa Jo Robinson

This step-by-step guide is written for adolescents with OCD and their families. Using the principles of cognitive behavioural therapy, which is the proven method for helping those with OCD, it offers teenagers a structured plan of treatment which can be read alone, or with a parent, counsellor or mental health worker. more »

2008, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-574-9, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 224pp

Keywords: child psychiatry, child psychology, children, cognitive behavioural therapy, mental health, obsessive compulsive disorder, occupational therapy, pastoral care, psychiatry, youthwork

Children with Mental Disorder and the Law

Children with Mental Disorder and the Law

A Guide to Law and Practice

Anthony Harbour

This book provides a guide to the law relating to mental health care for children and young people, and discusses important issues in clinical and social care practice such as parental responsibility, Gillick competency and capacity, emergency intervention and detention, assessment of mental illness and confidentiality in practice. more »

2008, Paperback: £25.00/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-576-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 248pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child protection, child psychology, children, disability, health care, mental health, offenders, social work, social work law

The Creative Arts in Palliative Care

The Creative Arts in Palliative Care

Edited by Nigel Hartley and Malcolm Payne

Use of the arts in palliative care settings is a powerful and effective way of addressing the practical, psychological, social and spiritual issues faced by service users in end-of-life care. This book uncovers the possibilities for using the creative arts and provides guidance on how to implement arts projects successfully. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-591-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: arts therapies, bereavement, counselling, creative therapies, interdisciplinary arts therapies, older people, palliative care

Kinship Care

Kinship Care

Fostering Effective Family and Friends Placements

Elaine Farmer and Sue Moyers

This book compares formal kinship care to traditional foster placements. The authors explore whether children placed with family and friends fare better or worse than other foster children, what services are provided and needed, and how kin care is experienced by carers, children and social workers. more »

2008, Paperback: £25.00/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-631-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: adoption, child protection, fostering, social policy, social work

Making Sense of Sex

Making Sense of Sex

A Forthright Guide to Puberty, Sex and Relationships for People with Asperger's Syndrome

Sarah Attwood
Illustrated by Jonathon Powell

This book is ideal for those who need clear, detailed explanations and direct answers to the many questions raised by puberty and sexual maturity. Making Sense of Sex is a thorough guide written in unambiguous language with helpful diagrams, explanations and practical advice for young people approaching puberty and beyond. more »

2008, Paperback: £12.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-374-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, inclusive classroom, sex education, special education

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