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  1. Helping Children with Ill or Disabled Parents

    Helping Children with Ill or Disabled Parents

    A Guide for Parents and Professionals

    Julia Segal and John Simkins

    When a parent falls ill or becomes disabled, the pressures placed on family, relations and friends can be very great. Children, in particular, are sometimes forgotten as the adults struggle to cope, yet often have to endure enormous anxiety. The authors look at the range of issues that can arise, including guilt, anger, frustration and fear. Learn More
    1996, 256pp
  2. Communication and the Mentally Ill Patient

    Communication and the Mentally Ill Patient

    Developmental and Linguistic Approaches to Schizophrenia

    Edited by Jenny France and Niki Muir

    The book examines issues of communication and speech in schizophrenic patients, in collaboration with psychiatrists, linguists, psychologists, and speech and language therapists. It demonstrates the need for closer ties between the disciplines and the role that language and communication play in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of the mentally ill. Learn More
    1996, 195pp
  3. Collaboration in Health and Welfare

    Collaboration in Health and Welfare

    Working with Difference

    Ann Loxley

    This study demystifies the concept of collaboration. The author suggests a framework to enable collaboration to take place, and details the skills which can be used to facilitate the process. She concludes that inter-professional and interagency collaboration can be creative and exciting despite the problems involved. Learn More
    1996, 128pp
  4. Staff Supervision in a Turbulent Environment

    Staff Supervision in a Turbulent Environment

    Managing Process and Task in Front-line Services

    Lynette Hughes and Paul Pengelly

    Focusing on the interaction between supervisor and supervisee in the agency context, this book explores the interdependence of task and process in supervision. The authors conclude that effective service-delivery continues to depend on agencies providing the "thinking space" that supervision represents. Learn More
    1996, 240pp
  5. Growth and Risk in Infancy

    Growth and Risk in Infancy

    Stephen Briggs

    This book is based on detailed weekly observations of infants in their home environment from birth until two years. Each infant's interactions, relationships, physical, emotional and cognitive development are systematically studied. The focus of the study is on problems in vulnerable infants' development encountered in the observations. Learn More
    1997, Paperback / softback, 9.25in x 6.22in / 235mm x 158mm, 304pp, CA$53.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-398-9
  6. Communication Skills in Practice

    Communication Skills in Practice

    A Practical Guide for Health Professionals

    Diana Williams

    Recent changes in the health service have highlighted the need for the health professional to have effective communication skills in order to maintain a high quality of service to the client. This book will meet the demands brought about by the changes in role from the student to practitioner through to managerial responsibilities. Learn More
    1997, 336pp
  7. Past Trauma in Late Life

    Past Trauma in Late Life

    European Perspectives on Therapeutic Work with Older People

    Linda Hunt, Mary Marshall and Cherry Rowlings

    In the professional and practice literature on working with older people, little attention has been given to the potential impact of trauma experienced in childhood and early adult life. This book looks at the effect of trauma on behaviour, which is often mistakenly viewed as part of the pathology of old age. Learn More
    1997, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.18in / 233mm x 157mm, 224pp, CA$53.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-446-7
  8. Quality of Life

    Quality of Life

    Philip Seed and Greg Lloyd

    While exploring the popular references to the term "Quality of Life", this book also compares the technical meanings in medicine, the social sciences and in economic and social planning. Methods of measuring quality of life in these and other fields are reviewed to draw out elements which enhance the others. Learn More
    1997, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.14in / 232mm x 156mm, 200pp, CA$44.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-413-9
  9. Creative Training

    Creative Training

    Sociodrama and Team-building

    Ron Wiener

    A 'how to do it' book for people who want their training to be imaginative, energetic and effective, this text looks at how to run staff training groups; what to do with stuck teams; and how to utilise sociodrama as a training tool in a different light. This book demonstrates how interventions with groups can produce the very best from training. Learn More
    1997, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 6.34in / 216mm x 161mm, 130pp, CA$44.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-422-1
  10. Good Practice in Risk Assessment and Risk Management 2

    Good Practice in Risk Assessment and Risk Management 2

    Key Themes for Protection, Rights and Responsibilities

    Edited by Hazel Kemshall and Jacki Pritchard

    The companion volume to Good Practice in Risk Assessment 1 looks at further issues in the field of risk assessment. Managers are under increasing pressure to predict risk accurately, and face serious consequences for failure. This new collection explores the arguments and means of assessment in a clear and accessible manner. Learn More
    1997, 328pp

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