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Creativity and Communication in Persons with Dementia

Creativity and Communication in Persons with Dementia

A Practical Guide

John Killick and Claire Craig

This book describes how to develop a creative approach to the day-to-day care of people with dementia, and provides rich and varied ideas for creative activities for use with individuals or groups. The authors explain what creativity has to offer people with dementia, and how a creative approach can help to address the difficulties they face. more »

2011, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-113-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 216pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, art therapy, arts therapies, carers, communication, creative therapies, creativity, dance and movement therapy, dementia, music therapy, occupational therapy, older people, palliative care, person-centred, poetry

Creativity and Taoism

Creativity and Taoism

A Study of Chinese Philosophy, Art and Poetry

Chung-yuan Chang

Accessible and scholarly, this classic book considers the underlying philosophy and the aesthetics of Chinese art and poetry, the expression of the Taoist approach to existence. Chung-yuan Chang's always lucid narrative explores the relationship between the Tao and the creative arts, introducing classic paintings and poems to bring Taoism to life. more »

2011, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-050-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 272pp

Keywords: Chinese culture, Daoism, spirituality

Creativity and the Dissociative Patient

Puppets, Narrative and Art in the Treatment of Survivors of Childhood Trauma

Lani Alaine Gerity

Lani Gerity shows in this book that puppet-making, incorporating both art and narrative, provides an ideal vehicle for therapeutic work. It is particularly valuable in the treatment of dissociative patients, whose symptoms may include disturbances in body image, a dissociated sense of self and a feeling of alienation from the self. more »

1999, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-722-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: arts therapies, child protection, child psychiatry, counselling, dramatherapy, interdisciplinary arts therapies, social work

Crisis and Change in Vocational Education and Training

Managing the Process of Change

Geoffrey Elliott

Dr Elliot provides a critical account of the nature, extent and impact of government policy for the further education sector. He explores a range of responses to policy, exposing both intended and unintended consequences of the increased development of Human Resources Management and Quality Assurance system. more »

1996, Paperback: £34.99/ $55.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-393-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 250pp

Keywords: education, educational training, higher education policy

Crystalline Lifetime

Crystalline Lifetime

Fragments of Asperger Syndrome

Luke Jackson

This illustrated collection of Luke Jackson's insightful and often poignant poems offers a glimpse of the emotional and visual sensibilities of people on the autism spectrum in their adolescent years - perhaps the most challenging time for anyone with Asperger Syndrome (AS). more »

2006, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-443-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 80pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, poetry

Culpeper's Medicine

Culpeper's Medicine

A Practice of Western Holistic Medicine

Graeme Tobyn

Drawing on the work of herbalist Nicholas Culpeper, this updated introduction celebrates the holistic medical traditions of the West. With information on the use of the horoscope and herbal remedies, it looks at the preservation of health and the prevention of disease, explaining the various disease states, their diagnosis and treatment. more »

2013, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-121-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Keywords: alchemy, astrology, herbal medicine, history of medicine

Cultural Competence in the Caring Professions

Cultural Competence in the Caring Professions

Kieran O'Hagan

The right of minority groups to define their culture and identity in their own terms is the central theme of this book. O'Hagan argues that a comprehensive definition of culture, and an awareness of all the issues involved, may enable practitioners to fulfil their statutory obligations more effectively. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-759-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: carers, community care, counselling, ethnicity, health care, mental health, occupational therapy, person-centred, social care, 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

A Culture of Enquiry

A Culture of Enquiry

Research Evidence and the Therapeutic Community

Edited by Jan Lees, Nick Manning, Diana Menzies and Nicola Morant

This volume collects a wide range of papers discussing all aspects of Therapeutic Community (TC) research. An invaluable resource for anyone involved in the field, it considers questions of which methods are most appropriate in the TC environment, how research studies affect this, as well as practical and ethical questions. more »

2003, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-857-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp

Keyword: therapeutic communities

Curves, Twists and Bends

Curves, Twists and Bends

A Practical Guide to Pilates for Scoliosis

Annette Wellings and Alan Herdman

This clear and concise book explains what scoliosis is, its symptoms, and its physical and psychological impact. It includes a series of Pilates exercises, designed by the authors specifically to promote flexibility, posture and muscle strength in scoliosis sufferers, and also vital information on what exercises to avoid. more »

2009, Paperback: £12.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-025-2, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 160pp

Keyword: bodywork

Cutting it Out

Cutting it Out

A Journey through Psychotherapy and Self-Harm

Carolyn Smith

The first-person narrative offers a vividly honest voice to the feelings and compulsions that drive someone to harm themselves and explores the conflict between the desire to self-harm and the struggle to control and overcome this addictive, self-destructive behaviour. It also explores the complex nature of her relationship with her therapist. more »

2005, Paperback: £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-266-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Keywords: child protection, counselling, depression, emotions, mental health, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, self harm, trauma

Cyberbullying and E-safety

Cyberbullying and E-safety

What Educators and Other Professionals Need to Know

Adrienne Katz

This book offers the tools to tackle cyberbullying and improve e-safety education. It covers different forms of cyberbullying and its impacts, who is vulnerable, how it can be prevented and how to respond. It incorporates young people's views, drawing on survey responses of 8,000 young people, and advocates their involvement in e-safety education. more »

2012, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-276-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 256pp

Keywords: bullying, challenging behaviour, child protection, education, educational psychology, mainstream education, parenting, pastoral care, self esteem, sexuality, social work, teenagers, youthwork

Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying

Activities to Help Children and Teens to Stay Safe in a Texting, Twittering, Social Networking World

Vanessa Rogers

Children and teenagers text, network and twitter online as second nature, but when technology is used to threaten or intimidate someone, they can turn into a source of fear. This book is packed with advice, games and activities for people to help young people understand what cyberbullying is, how they should behave online and how to stay safe. more »

2010, Paperback: £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-105-7, 210mm x 148mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Keywords: adolescence, bullying, challenging behaviour, children, communication, counselling, education, emotions, families, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, mainstream education, parenting, pastoral care, PSHE, relationships, safeguarding children, SEAL, self esteem, social skills, social work, teenagers, trauma, violence, youthwork

New! Da Wu

Da Wu

Health Qigong Da Wu Exercises

Compiled by The Chinese Health Qigong Association

Based on the traditional Da Wu qigong recorded in ancient documents, this book guides the reader through the set of joint-relaxing dance-like exercises with step-by-step instructions and photos. The CD and DVD provide verbal instructions, accompanying music, a video demonstration of Da Wu and additional information on its history. more »

2014, Paperback: £13.14 + VAT = £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-192-1, 222 x 155mm, 106pp

Keywords: chi kung, Chinese medicine, health care, qigong, traditional Chinese medicine

New! Dance and Movement Sessions for Older People

Dance and Movement Sessions for Older People

A Handbook for Activity Coordinators and Carers

Delia Silvester
With Susan Frampton

This handbook will empower carers to run safe, rewarding and health-giving dance sessions with older people, including those who are wheelchair-bound or living with dementia. It covers risk assessment, preparing the venue and choosing props and music, and includes instructions for 20 dances drawn from a range of cultures and traditions. more »

2013, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-470-6, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 160pp

Keywords: adults, Alzheimer's disease, carers, dance, dance and movement therapy, dementia, disability, health care, movement, older people, residential care, social care

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