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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

An A-Z of Community Care Law

An A-Z of Community Care Law

Michael Mandelstam

Written to meet the need for concise explanation of the key legal issues in community care, this comprehensive A to Z gives the reader immediate access to the definitions they are seeking, and is the first book to summarise systematically many of the recent legal cases. more »

1997, Paperback: £19.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-560-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: community care, disability law, law, reference, social care, social work, social work law

The Art of Business

The Art of Business

A Guide for Creative Arts Therapists Starting on a Path to Self-Employment

Emery Hurst Mikel

This practical guide to self-employment takes you through every step of the process, from coming up with the idea and marketing yourself, finding jobs, and interviewing, to maintaining jobs and what happens when you or your client want to end the job. It considers the likely obstacles you may face, and covers topics such as ethics and interns. more »

2013, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-950-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 200pp

Keywords: art therapy, arts therapies, careers, challenging behaviour, creative therapies, creative writing as therapy, creativity, dance, dance and movement therapy, dramatherapy, employment, expressive therapies, interdisciplinary arts therapies, music therapy, play therapy, psychodrama, reference, supervision

Autism and Diet

Autism and Diet

What You Need to Know

Rosemary Kessick

Written by an autism expert who has witnessed in her own child the improvement that can be made through dietary intervention, this book offers a guide to the science behind the considerations; strategies for implementing a safe diet; a handy list of ingredients to be avoided; as well as a concise bank of essential resources and contacts. more »

2009, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-983-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 96pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, children, constipation, diet, families, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, reference, special education

Autism and Gastrointestinal Complaints

Autism and Gastrointestinal Complaints

What You Need to Know

Rosemary Kessick

This book summarises the symptoms often experienced and offers an explanation of the underlying medical condition, together with suggestions as to how to help reduce the child's suffering. The findings of the latest research are presented in an understandable way, with a glossary explaining some of the terms often used by medics in plain language. more »

2009, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-984-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 80pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, children, inclusive classroom, parenting, reference, special education

Coming soon! The Autism Discussion Page on anxiety, behavior, school, and parenting strategies

The Autism Discussion Page on anxiety, behavior, school, and parenting strategies

A toolbox for helping children with autism feel safe, accepted, and competent

Bill Nason

This book compiles posts from the popular online Autism Discussion Page to provide simple and effective strategies for helping children with autism spectrum disorders to feel safe, accepted and competent. This volume covers anxiety and stress, challenging behaviors, stretching comfort zones, discipline, and school issues. more »

September 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-995-4, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 288pp

Keywords: ADHD, advocacy, anger management, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychology, early intervention, education, educational psychology, mental health, parenting, reference, self esteem, self harm, sleep, special education, toilet training, transitions, trauma

Coming soon! The Autism Discussion Page on the core challenges of autism

The Autism Discussion Page on the core challenges of autism

A toolbox for helping children with autism feel safe, accepted, and competent

Bill Nason

This book compiles posts from the popular online Autism Discussion Page to provide simple and effective strategies for helping children with autism spectrum disorders to feel safe, accepted and competent. This volume focuses on the core challenges faced by those with autism: cognitive, sensory, social and emotional. more »

September 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-994-7, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 320pp

Keywords: autism, autism spectrum disorders, child development, child psychology, communication, emotions, play, reference, relationships, self esteem, sensory issues, sensory stimulation, social skills

The Autism Encyclopedia

The Autism Encyclopedia

Edited by John T. Neisworth and Pamela S. Wolfe

This comprehensive collection of over 500 terms related to autism spectrum disorders and pervasive developmental disorders clearly explains classification systems, causes, prevalence, diagnosis, screening and assessment, interventions, medical issues and legislation associated with autism, complemented by synonyms and cross-references. more »

2005, Paperback: £19.99
ISBN: 978-1-84310-314-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, educational training, occupational therapy, parenting, reference, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

A Brief Guide to Autism Treatments

A Brief Guide to Autism Treatments

Elisabeth Hollister Sandberg and Becky L. Spritz

This practical guide provides brief, user-friendly descriptions of common and lesser known treatments for autism, offering a balanced overview of current opinion and scientific data. Each chapter covers a single treatment from ABA to TEACHH to GF/CF diets, allowing parents and professionals to make informed choices about treatment. more »

2012, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-904-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp

Keywords: alternative therapies, applied behaviour analysis, autism, biomedical intervention, bodywork, child development, child psychology, communication, complementary therapies, diet, drugs, early intervention, life skills, music therapy, occupational therapy, parenting, reference, sensory issues, social skills, special education

The Comprehensive Guide to Special Education Law

The Comprehensive Guide to Special Education Law

Over 400 Frequently Asked Questions and Answers Every Educator Needs to Know about the Legal Rights of Exceptional Children and their Parents

George A. Giuliani

This useful handbook provides educators with a practical understanding of the laws that are in place to protect the children with special needs that they support. Written in a user-friendly Q and A format, it covers all of the key areas of special education law including Free Appropriate Public Education, related services, and discipline. more »

2012, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-882-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 320pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, augmentative communication, autism, child psychology, children, children's rights, disability, disability law, dyslexia, dyspraxia, education, educational psychology, educational training, families, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, intellectual disabilities, law, mainstream education, reference, special education, speech and language pathology

Dictionary of Cognitive Psychology

Ian Stuart-Hamilton

The dictionary provides definitions of over 2000 key terms in cognition, equipping the reader to understand and use the terminology of the subject. It includes not only comprehensible and comprehensive definitions of terms, but also explanations of key experiments and theories. more »

1996, Paperback: £16.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-148-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: child psychology, psychology, reference

Dictionary of Images and Symbols in Counselling

William Stewart

This dictionary analyses and explains numerous symbols and images, with an emphasis on their use in counselling. The subjects in the dictionary all have relevance to symbols and symbolic language, and all of them have an imagery content. This book is intended to help the reader understand the wealth of symbols and symbolic language existing today. more »

1998, Paperback: £34.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-351-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 350pp

Keywords: counselling, reference

Dictionary of Psychological Testing, Assessment and Treatment

Dictionary of Psychological Testing, Assessment and Treatment

2nd edition

Ian Stuart-Hamilton

Over 3000 definitions offer clear explanations of statistical procedures commonly used in psychology; major psychometric and other psychological tests; categories of mental illness, mental disability, and brain damage; frequently used medical terms; basic neuroanatomy; and types of psychological therapies. more »

2007, Paperback: £16.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-494-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: psychology, reference

The Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Visual Guide

Patricia O'Brien Towle

This unique visual guide aims to equip readers with the skills to recognise ASD in very young children. It provides a systematic framework for understanding the complex nature of ASD. Each chapter focuses on a different area of development and uses photographs to illustrate and enhance understanding of core autism behaviors. more »

2013, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-329-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 160pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child development, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, communication, disability, early intervention, high functioning autism, pervasive developmental disorder, reference, sensory issues, social skills, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

New! Ethics in Art Therapy

Ethics in Art Therapy

Challenging Topics for a Complex Modality

Lisa R. Furman

Due to the complicated nature of using art in clinical practice, art therapists are often confronted with ethical considerations unique to their field. This book explores challenging dilemmas in the ethical practice of art therapy, such as displaying client art, religious and sexual issues, and the digital dissemination of confidential materials. more »

2013, Paperback: £17.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-938-1, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Keywords: adult protection, art therapy, child protection, communication, counselling, creative therapies, expressive therapies, reference, relationships, sexuality, spirituality, supervision

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