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  1. Can I Tell You About Being a Young Carer?

    Can I Tell You About Being a Young Carer?

    A Guide for Children, Family and Professionals

    Jo Aldridge, illustrated by Jack Aldridge Deacon

    This illustrated book is an introduction to life as a young carer. Follow Carly as we learn what responsibilities she has in the home, why she cares for her mum, her worries and concerns, as well as all the positive aspects of being a carer. Carly's story raises awareness about the needs of young carers for children, families and professionals. Learn More
    Dec 2018, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.06in / 228mm x 154mm, 56pp, £8.99
    ISBN: 9781785925269
    Dec 2018, Ebook, ePUB, £8.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-922-4
  2. The Child's World, Third Edition

    The Child's World, Third Edition

    The Essential Guide to Assessing Vulnerable Children, Young People and their Families

    Edited by Jan Horwath and Dendy Platt

    Fully updated edition of THE bestselling book on assessing children in need and their families. Comprehensive and multidisciplinary, it covers all aspects of assessment from early help through to child protection. Explores implications of recent legislation and the very latest issues for practice. Learn More
    Dec 2018, Paperback / softback, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 680pp, £26.99
    ISBN: 9781785921162
    Dec 2018, Ebook, ePUB, 464pp, £26.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-382-6
  3. International Perspectives on Reminiscence, Life Review and Life Story Work

    International Perspectives on Reminiscence, Life Review and Life Story Work

    Edited by Faith Gibson. Foreword by Barbara Haight

    This book collates the latest research developments and evidence-base for reminiscence, life review and life story work in a single volume. Charting the wide applications for narrative therapeutic methods, the book emphasises the effectiveness of these approaches with varied people from different cultural backgrounds. Learn More
    Nov 2018, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.57in / 229mm x 167mm, 440pp, £27.99
    ISBN: 9781785923920
    Nov 2018, Ebook, ePUB, 432pp, £27.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-744-2
  4. Overcoming Challenges in the Mental Capacity Act 2005

    Overcoming Challenges in the Mental Capacity Act 2005

    Practical Guidance for Working with Complex Issues

    Camillia Kong and Alex Ruck Keene

    This concise guide provides practitioners with the tools for working with complex mental capacity issues. Focusing on developing communication and reflexivity skills to improve assessments and positively impact the capacity of individuals, it sets out how to achieve excellent ethical standards in assessments of mental capacity and best interests. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.42in / 230mm x 163mm, 176pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 9781785922596
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-548-6
  5. Will I Still Be Me?

    Will I Still Be Me?

    Finding a Continuing Sense of Self in the Lived Experience of Dementia

    Christine Bryden

    Christine Bryden was diagnosed with dementia in 1995, but her experiences do not reflect the mainstream discourse of loss of self while living with dementia. In this book she explains why people with dementia have a meaningful and continuing sense of self and calls for a different understanding of dementia that results in greater inclusion. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 8.78in x 6.77in / 223mm x 172mm, 144pp, £12.99
    ISBN: 9781785925559
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 144pp, £12.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-950-7
  6. Supporting Older People Using Attachment-Informed and Strengths-Based Approaches

    Supporting Older People Using Attachment-Informed and Strengths-Based Approaches

    Imogen Blood and Lydia Guthrie

    The first practical guide to cover the basics of attachment theory and how it can be applied to improve the wellbeing of older adults in care. The Care Act 2014 proposed a radical shift to a preventative, strengths-based approach to social care, and this book includes tools for frontline health and care workers to adapt this policy into practice. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.06in / 228mm x 154mm, 248pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 9781785921230
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-387-1
  7. My Book about Brains, Change and Dementia

    My Book about Brains, Change and Dementia

    What is Dementia and What Does it Do?

    Lynda Moore, illustrated by George Haddon

    Explains the complex concepts of dementia, such as brain function, disease progression and death to pre-school aged children in a direct and age-appropriate way, as well as exploring children's feelings about these issues. This book caters for children aged 4+ who have a loved one at any stage of dementia. Learn More
    2018, 48pp
  8. Voices from Captivity

    Voices from Captivity

    Incarceration from Siberia to Guantánamo Bay

    J E Thomas

    Offering insight into the unseen world of life in prison, this book presents a broad range of first-hand testimonies of people writing from prisons and concentration camps over a number of centuries and from different countries. Organised thematically, it covers feelings on being locked up, how to deal with staff, and sex in captivity. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.06in / 228mm x 154mm, 432pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 9781785924989
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 424pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-884-5
  9. Creative Ideas for Assessing Vulnerable Children and Families

    Creative Ideas for Assessing Vulnerable Children and Families

    Katie Wrench

    Providing creative ideas and activities to support busy social workers in assessing the needs of vulnerable children and their families or caregivers, this book is based upon tried-and-tested methods from an experienced social worker and offers handy practical hints throughout. Ideal as a quick reference guide for everyday practice. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.42in / 230mm x 163mm, 232pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-703-5
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 223pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-225-6
  10. Developing a Relational Model of Care for Older People

    Developing a Relational Model of Care for Older People

    Creating Environments for Shared Living

    James Woodward and Jenny Kartupelis

    This book clears away the misconceptions surrounding the care of the elderly and persuasively argues for a new approach based on interpersonal relationships. It brings together a vast array of evidence and incisive theory to generate a new understanding of how we can tackle some of the most pressing questions in our society. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.10in / 228mm x 155mm, 168pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 9781785923340
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-655-1

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