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  1. Working Towards Independence

    Working Towards Independence

    A Practical Guide to Teaching People with Learning Disabilities

    Janet Carr and Suzanne Collins

    The authors describe, in non-technical language, the application of behavioural psychology to the teaching, care and development of adults with learning disabilities. It is the first text which provides both a theoretical background and well described examples for practical, hands-on work specifically with adults. Learn More
    1992, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.22in / 230mm x 158mm, 240pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-140-4
  2. Growing Up with a Chronic Disease

    Growing Up with a Chronic Disease

    The Impact on Children and Their Families

    Christine Eiser

    This book, drawing on theoretical and practical sources, acknowledges the potential for distress involved in caring for a sick child but also emphasizes the coping resources and skills that can be, and frequently are, adopted by families. Learn More
    1993, Paperback / softback, 0.04in x 0.04in / 1mm x 1mm, 240pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-168-8
  3. Ageing, Independence and the Life Course

    Ageing, Independence and the Life Course

    Edited by Sara Arber and Maria Evandrou

    Using a life course approach, which emphasises the importance of recognising the effects of different life experiences on different groups of individuals and the interlinkage between phases of the life course, the book explores the ways in which bases of structural advantage and disadvantage have cumulative impacts on the situation of older people. Learn More
    1993, 256pp
  4. Listen To Me

    Listen To Me

    Communicating the Needs of People with Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities

    Pat Fitton

    This book is written for those who have responsibilities for people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities. It considers how to cope with the complex problems of someone with this level of disability, interpret their needs, and maintain effective contact with all the professionals and organisations who deal with them. Learn More
    1993, Paperback / softback, 9.25in x 6.22in / 235mm x 158mm, 200pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-244-9
  5. Good Practice in Child Protection

    Good Practice in Child Protection

    A Manual for Professionals

    Edited by Hilary Owen and Jacki Pritchard

    Good Practice in Child Protection is a practical handbook for use by all professionals who work with child abuse cases as they get to grips with the new legislation on child protection. The book is soundly based on theory, but its main emphasis is on practice, and it includes exercises to improve practice in specific areas of child protection work. Learn More
    1993, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.22in / 234mm x 158mm, 240pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-205-0
  6. Dementia

    Dementia

    New Skills for Social Workers

    Edited by Alan Chapman and Mary Marshall

    This book explores the new skills needed in multidisciplinary work. These include counselling, creative use of the past, groupwork, empowerment, family therapy, care management, and network analysis. The book is intended to build on what readers already know, while exploring new dimensions of work in the field. Learn More
    1993, Paperback / softback, 8.19in x 6.30in / 208mm x 160mm, 160pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-142-8
  7. Share the Care'

    Share the Care'

    An Evaluation of a Family-Based Respite Care Service

    Kirsten Stalker

    Share the Care' examines the different ways in which respite care schemes operate, focusing in particular on the Share-the-Care service in Lothian and the experience of parents of children with learning difficulties of using the scheme, respite carers, families facing an extended wait for respite and families who withdraw from the scheme. Learn More
    1994, Hardback, 8.50in x 5.51in / 216mm x 140mm, 160pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-038-4
  8. Social Work: Disabled People and Disabling Environments

    Social Work: Disabled People and Disabling Environments

    Edited by Michael Oliver

    This book redefines the issue of disability as a social rather than an individual problem and considers the implications of this view for the provision of services and for social work practice. It looks at the experience of people with disabilities in society, and the influence that their organisations have had on service provision. Learn More
    1994, 208pp
  9. Caring for People in the Community

    Caring for People in the Community

    The New Welfare

    Edited by Michael Titterton

    This book critically examines the new agenda of welfare and assesses the implications for change for policy makers, formal and informal carers and consumers including examinations of key topics such as care planning and case management. Learn More
    1994, 160pp
  10. Handbook for Assessing and Managing Care in the Community

    Handbook for Assessing and Managing Care in the Community

    Philip Seed and Gillian Kaye

    This practical book covers the complex issues involved in assessment procedures and care management. It is addressed to care managers and to social care providers, including staff at all levels. It includes sample forms and many examples, and explains in clear terms the implications of various approaches. Learn More
    1994, Paperback / softback, 0.04in x 0.04in / 1mm x 1mm, 152pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-227-2

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