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Inside Transracial Adoption

Inside Transracial Adoption

Strength-based, Culture-sensitizing Parenting Strategies for Inter-country or Domestic Adoptive Families That Don't "Match"
2nd edition

Beth Hall and Gail Steinberg

Inside Transracial Adoption is an accessible, authoritative guide on how to navigate the challenges that parents can face with the adoption of a child from a different race and culture. It is an invaluable guide for parents - whether considering transracial adoption for the first time or experienced veterans - or the people who support them. more »

2013, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-905-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Keywords: adoption, attachment, child psychology, counselling, ethnicity, fostering, parenting, race, social care, social work, trauma

The Equality Act 2010 in Mental Health

The Equality Act 2010 in Mental Health

A Guide to Implementation and Issues for Practice

Edited by Hári Sewell

The Equality Act 2010 in Mental Health provides a critical guide to the Act: what it means for mental health services and how it should be implemented. It addresses each of the nine characteristics protected by the Act in turn, examining the research and practice issue associated with each and offering positive guidance. more »

2012, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-284-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Keywords: community care, disability law, ethnicity, health care, law, mental health, mental illness, nursing, psychiatry, psychology, social care, social work, social work law

Perspectives in Caribbean Psychology

Perspectives in Caribbean Psychology

Edited by Frederick W. Hickling, Brigitte K. Matthies, Kai Morgan and Roger C. Gibson

A comprehensive volume providing an overview of Caribbean psychology addressing culture and behaviour, developmental psychology, personality disorder, issues of violence, application of therapeutic models in the Caribbean, and psychological assessment. more »

2012, Paperback: £40.00/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-358-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 744pp

Keywords: counselling, ethnicity, health care, mental health, mental illness, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy, race, trauma

Psychohistoriography

Psychohistoriography

A Post-Colonial Psychoanalytical and Psychotherapeutic Model

Frederick W. Hickling

Psychohistoriography lays out a model of group therapy which challenges dominant Eurocentric approaches to psychology and mental health, and includes a step by step process which professionals can use with clients of Caribbean descent to explore issues around race, identity and culture. more »

2012, Paperback: £25.00/ $40.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-357-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 248pp

Keywords: attachment, counselling, dramatherapy, ethnicity, group psychotherapy, health care, mental health, mental illness, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy, race, trauma

Mastering Approaches to Diversity in Social Work

Mastering Approaches to Diversity in Social Work

Linda Gast and Anne Patmore

This is an accessible guide to diversity issues in health and social care. It considers the concept of diversity and how people differ, provides a model for understanding discrimination, and discusses cross-cultural communication, including the impact and use of language. Practice vignettes and exercises for the reader are included throughout. more »

2012, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-224-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: careers, disability, ethnicity, race, sexuality, social care, social skills, social work

500 Tips for Communicating with the Public

500 Tips for Communicating with the Public

Maggie Kindred and Michael Kindred

For those in the helping professions, communicating with the public can sometimes be a challenge, and different skills are needed to those used when communicating with friends and family. This book addresses these issues by providing hundreds of tips on how to communicate with the public. more »

2011, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-175-0, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Keywords: advocacy, augmentative communication, careers, carers, challenging behaviour, communication, counselling, education, educational training, emotions, employment, ethnicity, exposure anxiety, health care, reference, relationships, restorative justice, risk assessment, social care, social skills, social work, supervision

The Social Worker's Guide to Child and Adolescent Mental Health

The Social Worker's Guide to Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Steven Walker

The Social Worker's Guide to Child and Adolescent Mental Health provides a comprehensive guide to working with children and young people who are experiencing mental health problems, and equips the reader with the knowledge and skills to provide the best service to these vulnerable young people. more »

2010, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-122-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: ADD, addiction, adolescence, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, attachment, autism, bipolar disorder, child development, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, children's rights, counselling, depression, drugs, early intervention, ethnicity, families, joint working, mental health, mental illness, obsessive compulsive disorder, risk assessment, safeguarding children, self harm, social care, social policy, social work, substance abuse, teenagers, trauma

Working to Be Someone

Working to Be Someone

Child Focused Research and Practice with Working Children

Edited by Beatrice Hungerland, Manfred Liebel, Brian Milne and Anne Wihstutz

This book presents an overview of worldwide research on working children that considers children's own views of employment in favour of adult-constructed arguments about child work. This is a key text for social work practitioners that encourages re-evaluation of the notion of childhood and understands the complex phenomenon of working children. more »

2007, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-523-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, children, children's rights, counselling, ethnicity, social work

Culture and Child Protection

Culture and Child Protection

Reflexive Responses

Marie Connolly, Yvonne Crichton-Hill and Tony Ward

Culture and Child Protection is a concise exploration of the close links between social service practices and cultural values which offers a culturally sensitive model of child protection practice. The authors demonstrate the ways in which a combination of personal, professional and societal attitudes often influence practice decisions. more »

2005, Paperback: £17.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-270-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, children's rights, counselling, ethnicity, health care, mental health, safeguarding children, social policy, social work

Deportation is Freedom!

Deportation is Freedom!

The Orwellian World of Immigration Controls

Steve Cohen

Deportation is Freedom! is a searing critique of today's immigration systems, a lively yet thought-provoking read that will captivate anyone who cares about the immigration systems that are shaping our world today. It will be of particular interest to social workers and all people politically engaged in immigration campaigning. more »

2005, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-294-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: ethnicity, social policy, social work, social work law

Counselling and Psychotherapy with Refugees

Counselling and Psychotherapy with Refugees

Dick Blackwell

This concise book is an essential tool to help counsellors and psychotherapists understand and engage with the experiences of persecution, violence and exile often faced by refugees. It also includes practical information on advocacy, supervision and working with interpreters. more »

2005, Paperback: £16.99/ $28.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-316-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp

Keywords: counselling, depression, emotions, ethnicity, mental health, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, social work, trauma, violence

Child Welfare Services for Minority Ethnic Families

Child Welfare Services for Minority Ethnic Families

The Research Reviewed

June Thoburn, Ashok Chand and Joanne Procter
Introduction by Beverley Prevatt Goldstein

Based on extensive studies into child welfare services, this important book brings together research into what works in service provision for minority ethnic families. Reviewing studies of the nature and adequacy of the services provided, and the outcomes for the children and their families, this book provides guidance for policy and practice. more »

2004, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-269-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: child protection, children, ethnicity, families, social care, social policy, social work

Mental Health Services for Minority Ethnic Children and Adolescents

Mental Health Services for Minority Ethnic Children and Adolescents

Edited by Mhemooda Malek and Carol Joughin

The authors consider how ethnicity is defined, and how the field of mental health has developed in the West according to Western concepts of health and well-being, and show how an understanding of the key practice issues and policy and academic debates can enable professionals to develop and fine-tune their cultural competence. more »

2004, Paperback: £21.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-236-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adolescence, child psychology, children, counselling, ethnicity, mental health, social care, social work, teenagers, trauma

Social Work, Immigration and Asylum

Social Work, Immigration and Asylum

Debates, Dilemmas and Ethical Issues for Social Work and Social Care Practice

Edited by Debra Hayes and Beth Humphries

The practical and ethical challenges facing human service professionals working with refugees, asylum seekers and other people subject to immigration controls are discussed in this book. The contributors explore the tensions that exist between anti-oppressive values and the role professionals increasingly play as 'gate keepers' to services. more »

2004, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-194-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: ethnicity, social care, social work, social work law

Racism and Mental Health

Racism and Mental Health

Prejudice and Suffering

Edited by Kamaldeep Bhui

This book investigates the impact of racism in mental health (MH) settings, covering individual clinical encounters and the broader picture of service provision. It offers insights into manifestations of racism in contemporary Britain; racial and cultural identity and the inequalities in provision of MH services to minority ethnic communities. more »

2002, Paperback: £23.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-076-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: ethnicity, mental health, mental illness, nursing, psychiatry, psychology, social work

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