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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

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

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



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

Deaf Transitions: Images and Origins of Deaf Families, Deaf Communities and Deaf Identities

Mairian Corker

This book is a fascinating exploration of how deaf people place themselves in the contexts of both family and community, and forge their own identities. Corker lets her subjects speak for themselves through original writings and interviews, drawing from a cross-section of deaf society which spans gender, race, culture and sexual orientation. more »

1996, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-326-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 223pp

Keywords: communication, community care, counselling, disability, families, social skills, social work, transitions

Dealing with Death

Dealing with Death

A Handbook of Practices, Procedures and Law
2nd edition

Jennifer Green and Michael Green

Dealing with Death is a comprehensive and authoritative source of information for professionals on the procedures, laws and cultural customs that should be observed when someone dies. This completely updated and expanded second edition takes into account changes in UK law and the impact of the Harold Shipman and Alder Hey enquiries. more »

2006, Paperback: £40.00/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-381-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 352pp

Keywords: bereavement, counselling, death, health care, mental health, palliative care, practical theology, social care, social work, social work law, theology

Decision-Making, Personhood and Dementia

Decision-Making, Personhood and Dementia

Exploring the Interface

Edited by Deborah O'Connor and Barbara Purves

Based on papers from the Centre for Research on Personhood in Dementia workshop, experts discuss the interface between dementia, personhood and decision-making. Drawing on a range of perspectives, the book forges new understandings of relationships between informal decision-making and formal biomedical or legal processes for assessing competence. more »

2009, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-585-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, community care, dementia, mental health, mental illness, older people, person-centred, residential care, social care, social work

Defying Disability

Defying Disability

The Lives and Legacies of Nine Disabled Leaders

Mary Wilkinson

This book tells the stories of nine disabled leaders who, by force of personality and concrete achievement, have made us think differently about disability. They share a common will to change society so that disabled people get a fair deal. It is based on extensive interviews with the subjects and people who know them. more »

2009, Paperback: £18.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-415-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: child protection, disability, memoirs, social policy, social work

Deinstitutionalization and People with Intellectual Disabilities

Deinstitutionalization and People with Intellectual Disabilities

In and Out of Institutions

Edited by Kelley Johnson and Rannveig Traustadottir

This collection of personal and professional perspectives addresses the key steps towards deinstitutionalization as they have been experienced by people with intellectual disabilities: living inside total institutions, moving out, living in the community and moving on to new forms of both institutionalization and community life. more »

2005, Paperback: £19.95/ $37.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-101-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 296pp

Keywords: intellectual disabilities, social policy, social work

Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescence

Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescence

Claudine Fox and Keith Hawton

The authors discuss risk factors for self-harm, including depression, substance abuse and antisocial behaviour, and critically examine key screening instruments that can be used to assess risk. They describe how suicidal behaviour can be managed and prevented, and look at the effectiveness of aftercare treatment for those who self-harm. more »

2004, Paperback: £18.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-237-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: adolescence, challenging behaviour, child psychology, children, counselling, depression, emotions, mental health, self harm, social work, teenagers, violence

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

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, challenging behaviour, counselling, dementia, emotions, health care, mental health, mental illness, nursing, older people, residential care, social care, 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

Depression in Later Life

Depression in Later Life

Jill Manthorpe and Steve Iliffe

The authors take a multidisciplinary approach and employ both medical and psycho-social models of depression. The medical model is used to identify symptoms, make diagnoses and work towards optimal treatment. Psycho-social perspectives provide insight into the scale and complexity of the condition and point to its social causes. more »

2005, Paperback: £16.99/ $27.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-234-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, counselling, depression, mental health, older people, social care, social work, trauma

Design for Nature in Dementia Care

Design for Nature in Dementia Care

Garuth Chalfont

This book provides comprehensive examples of ways to connect to nature through indoor and outdoor activities. The author describes activities that offer a connection to nature, such as caring for house plants and pets, gardening, cooking and handicrafts. He suggests practical ways to incorporate nature into indoor and outdoor environments. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-571-8, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 182pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, counselling, dementia, health care, mental health, occupational therapy, older people, psychology, social care, social work

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