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Working with Gangs and Young People

Working with Gangs and Young People

A Toolkit for Resolving Group Conflict

Jessie Feinstein and Nia Imani Kuumba

This book demonstrates how young people can be engaged in a creative and challenging process that explores the costs, gains and consequences of the choices they make around their gang membership. It provides a tried-and-tested training programme for anyone involved in conflict resolution with young people in groups or gangs. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $56.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-447-6, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 140pp
Dementia Care Training Manual for Staff Working in Nursing and Residential Settings

Dementia Care Training Manual for Staff Working in Nursing and Residential Settings

Danny Walsh

This interactive resource book encourages front-line staff working with dementia sufferers to examine their working practice and modify it to meet best practice guidelines. Packed with photocopiable exercises, discussion points and questions, this training manual provides a framework for care work in line with statutory requirements and standards. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $56.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-318-9, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 240pp
The Overweight Patient

The Overweight Patient

A Psychological Approach to Understanding and Working with Obesity

Kathy Leach

The book explores the underlying beliefs and behaviours that may contribute to obesity, including psychological needs, addiction, fear of deprivation, parental influences and sexual fears. The author draws a useful distinction between the need to eat and the need to maintain a large body size, and addresses both LT obesity and ST weight gain. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-366-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp
Talking About Domestic Abuse

Talking About Domestic Abuse

A Photo Activity Workbook to Develop Communication Between Mothers and Young People

Cathy Humphreys, Ravi K Thiara, Agnes Skamballis and Audrey Mullender

Talking about Domestic Abuse is an activity pack for children of nine years and above and adolescents where families have experienced domestic abuse, to help and encourage them to open up to their mothers about their distressing experiences. The authors explain the need of young people to communicate with their parents about painful memories. more »

2006, Paperback: £17.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-423-0, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 112pp
Talking To My Mum

Talking To My Mum

A Picture Workbook for Workers, Mothers and Children Affected by Domestic Abuse

Cathy Humphreys, Ravi K Thiara, Agnes Skamballis and Audrey Mullender

Talking to My Mum is an activity pack for five-eight-year-olds whose families have experienced domestic abuse to help and encourage them to open up to their mothers about their distressing experiences. The book is full of illustrated worksheets featuring animal characters who encourage the young reader to explore a range of memories. more »

2006, Paperback: £17.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-422-3, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 96pp
Valuing and Educating Young People

Valuing and Educating Young People

Stern Love the Lyward Way

Jeremy Harvey

George Lyward had a gift for working with disturbed young people, and the therapeutic community he ran earned an international reputation for its success in rehabilitating adolescents who were excluded from school. This book explains his ideas on education and emotional development, and shows how his methods are relevant to contemporary practice. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-056-0, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp
Video Modelling and Behaviour Analysis

Video Modelling and Behaviour Analysis

A Guide for Teaching Social Skills to Children with Autism

Christos Nikopoulos and Mickey Keenan

Video modelling is a behaviour modification technique using videotaped scenarios for the child to observe, concentrating the focus of attention and creating an effective stimulus for learning. This book introduces the technique. Illustrative case examples are supported by detailed diagrams and photographs, with clear, accessible explanations. more »

2006, Paperback: £23.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-338-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
By Their Own Young Hand

By Their Own Young Hand

Deliberate Self-harm and Suicidal Ideas in Adolescents

Keith Hawton and Karen Rodham
With Emma Evans

The authors identify the risk and protective factors for self-harm, exploring why some adolescents with suicidal thoughts go on to harm themselves while others do not, what motivates some young people to seek help, and whether distressed teenagers feel they receive the support they need. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-230-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 264pp
Career Training and Personal Planning for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Career Training and Personal Planning for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Practical Resource for Schools

Vicki Lundine and Catherine Smith

This training program assesses ASD students' strengths, abilities, fears and challenges and helps them acquire the skills necessary for a smooth transition from school to employment. It is packed with lesson plans, implementation procedures, interactive activities and photocopiable worksheets, and the course can be taught over one or three years. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $56.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-440-7, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 192pp
Counselling Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

Counselling Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

3rd edition

Christiane Sanderson

This updated and expanded edition provides comprehensive coverage of the theory and practice of counselling survivors of child sexual abuse (CSA). In a reasoned and thoughtful approach, this book honestly addresses the complex issues in this important area of work, providing practical strategies valuable and new insights for counsellors. more »

2006, Paperback: £27.99/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-335-6, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 448pp
Making Sense of Spirituality in Nursing and Health Care Practice

Making Sense of Spirituality in Nursing and Health Care Practice

An Interactive Approach
2nd edition

Wilfred McSherry

This new edition of an established introductory guide to spirituality and health care practice draws extensively on case studies illustrating the application of theory to practice. It encourages the exploration, through reflective activities, of what spirituality means, both to patients and to the healthcare professionals caring for them. more »

2006, Paperback: £16.99/ $28.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-365-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 216pp
Anger Management

Anger Management

An Anger Management Training Package for Individuals with Disabilities

Hrepsime Gulbenkoglu and Nick Hagiliassis

This is a complete training package for helping people with intellectual or physical disabilities deal with anger in constructive, effective ways. It consists of 12 fully-scripted sessions dealing with topics such as recognising feelings of anger, learning to relax and think calmly, and being assertive and handling problems competently. more »

2006, Paperback: £35.00/ $56.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-436-0, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 176pp
The Social Play Record

The Social Play Record

A Toolkit for Assessing and Developing Social Play from Infancy to Adolescence

Chris White

This is a practical resource for assessing and developing social play in children with autistic spectrum disorders or difficulties with social interaction. It is suitable for assessing children of all learning abilities and stages of development, from early infancy to adolescence, and includes photocopiable assessment and intervention materials. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $52.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-400-1, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 144pp
Social Skills Groups for Children and Adolescents with Asperger's Syndrome

Social Skills Groups for Children and Adolescents with Asperger's Syndrome

A Step-by-Step Program

Kim Kiker Painter

This book is an empirically-grounded, ready-to-use curriculum for clinicians, teachers and professionals wishing to lead social skills groups for young people with AS. It provides an introduction to AS and issues surrounding social skills, including diagnostic and assessment issues, the importance of good social skills, and treatment approaches. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $56.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-821-4, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 176pp
Autism, Brain, and Environment

Autism, Brain, and Environment

Richard Lathe

In this controversial new book, Lathe contends that the recent rise in cases of ASDs is a result of increased exposure to environmental toxicity combined with genetic predisposition. He proposes that autism is a disorder of the limbic brain, which is damaged by toxic heavy metals present in the environment. more »

2006, Hardback: £21.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-438-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

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