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Working with Adult Abuse

Working with Adult Abuse

A Training Manual for People Working With Vulnerable Adults

Jacki Pritchard

Working with Adult Abuse is a comprehensive training resource covering all aspects of adult protection work, from suspecting or making an allegation that abuse is happening in the community or in a communal setting through to the investigation and case conference stages. more »

2007, Paperback: £50.00/ $95.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-509-1, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 416pp

Keywords: adult protection, adults, counselling, domestic abuse, health care, mental health, offenders, older people, sexual abuse, social work, trauma, violence

Supporting Women after Domestic Violence

Supporting Women after Domestic Violence

Loss, Trauma and Recovery

Hilary Abrahams

This book offers advice on how to enable women who have experienced domestic violence to embark on a journey of recovery. The book draws on theory, original research and the personal experiences of women who have encountered domestic violence to explore the complex practical and emotional support they need. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-431-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: adult protection, child protection, counselling, domestic abuse, social care, social work, trauma, violence

Children Who Commit Acts of Serious Interpersonal Violence

Children Who Commit Acts of Serious Interpersonal Violence

Messages for Best Practice

Edited by Ann Hagell and Renuka Jeyarajah-Dent

This book explores risk management and successful intervention for children in care who have committed, or are at risk of committing, acts of serious violence. The contributors provide an overview of the factors leading to extremely violent behaviour and discuss the complexities of diagnosis and definition from a multidisciplinary perspective. more »

2006, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-384-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: adolescence, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, drugs, offenders, sexual abuse, social care, social work, substance abuse, trauma, violence, youthwork

Mothering Through Domestic Violence

Mothering Through Domestic Violence

Lorraine Radford and Marianne Hester

Based on findings from six primary research studies carried out by the authors themselves, as well as other published research, this book reveals how undermining mothering plays a key role in locking women into abusive relationships and exacerbating the damage done by domestic violence. more »

2006, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-473-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: child protection, children, domestic abuse, families, safeguarding children, social care, social policy, social work, trauma, violence

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

Keywords: adolescence, child protection, counselling, offenders, probation, restorative justice, social care, social work, teenagers, violence, youthwork

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

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, children, counselling, domestic abuse, families, mental health, offenders, parenting, sexual abuse, social work, trauma, violence

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

Keywords: child protection, children, counselling, domestic abuse, offenders, safeguarding children, sexual abuse, social care, social work, trauma, violence

New Families, Old Scripts

New Families, Old Scripts

A Guide to the Language of Trauma and Attachment in Adoptive Families

Caroline Archer and Christine Gordon

Most adopted children and their families will, sooner or later, encounter the challenges of dealing with unresolved attachment issues or early traumatic experiences. This book is an accessible introduction to understanding these challenges and helping children and their families to develop a shared language and understanding of one another. more »

2006, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-258-8, royal, 256pp

Keywords: adoption, attachment, child protection, child psychology, counselling, families, fostering, safeguarding children, social care, social work, trauma, violence

Domestic Violence and Child Protection

Domestic Violence and Child Protection

Directions for Good Practice

Edited by Cathy Humphreys and Nicky Stanley

How do you respond simultaneously to the needs of adults experiencing domestic violence and the specific needs of their children? Domestic Violence and Child Protection explores the challenges of working effectively in this complex field and offers positive models for practice. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-276-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: child protection, children, domestic abuse, families, social work, violence

Victims of Crime and Community Justice

Victims of Crime and Community Justice

Brian Williams

Dr Brian Williams lays bare the assumptions about victims and offenders that currently restrict efficient policy-making. He evaluates proposed solutions, including restorative justice and informal community justice, and draws on evidence and experiences from the UK and around the world to investigate which measures have proved effective. more »

2005, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-195-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: community care, offenders, probation, social policy, social work, trauma, violence

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

Older Women in the Criminal Justice System

Older Women in the Criminal Justice System

Running Out of Time

Azrini Wahidin

What is life like for the women who grow old behind bars? Azrini Wahidin examines in-depth the experiences and needs of this overlooked group. Illuminating reading for all those working in the prison services, probation, and the courts, Older Women in the Criminal Justice System offers a rare view of what happens to women who grow old in prison. more »

2004, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-170-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: counselling, forensic psychotherapy, offenders, older people, probation, social care, social work, trauma, violence

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

Women Who Offend

Women Who Offend

Edited by Gill McIvor

Presenting research that will underpin effective practice with women who offend, this unique and thought-provoking text aims to help professionals meet the needs of this group as well as providing a theoretical resource for policy makers and academics. more »

2004, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-154-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Keywords: families, offenders, probation, psychology, social work, trauma, violence

A House Next Door to Trauma

A House Next Door to Trauma

Learning from Holocaust Survivors How to Respond to Atrocity

Judith Hassan

Judith Hassan's book discusses the kinds of demands placed on those who work with war survivors and opens up issues for others in the field of war trauma to answer in their own particular and appropriate way. A House Next Door to Trauma points to a different way of becoming a neighbour to all those who suffer extreme war experiences. more »

2003, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-867-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: counselling, creative therapies, mental health, occupational therapy, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, resilience, social care, social work, transitions, trauma, violence

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