Contributions from early childhood educators, teachers, psychologists, music therapists, occupational therapists, and psychotherapists highlight the crucial role that early relationships and interactions in group settings play in the development of chi... show more
Meet Alex the accepting leader, Olivia the open-minded leader, Tyson the trustworthy leader and the rest of the gang and understand the qualities of good leadership in this collection of short stories.
Not your average A-Z, this book aims to teach you... show more
'A definitve guide covering all aspects of Bipolar in children, from spotting the symptoms to getting the correct interventions to help cope with the condition. This book explains the Biological causes and helps to seperate the symptoms from those of o... show more
Direct Work with Family Groups is full of great ideas to aid engagement, assessment and enable positive change through direct work with family groups.
Working with families can be a challenging experience. This book looks at the personal skills neede... show more
Exploring the process of recovery from personality disorder, and how this can be achieved, this research-based but highly readable book describes successful community-based ways to support people after diagnosis and the wider implications for mental il... show more
A valuable reference to help practising researchers not only to understand but also to apply innovative approaches to social work research.
Featuring extended case studies of actual research projects, the book provides an overview of a number of cent... show more
Based on pioneering work at their school in Sheffield, the authors of this book explore the universal issues of access and inclusion in employment and education for children and young people with autism or Asperger's Syndrome. They describe the challen... show more
Challenging existing approaches to autism that limit, and sometimes damage, the individuals who attract and receive the label, this book questions the lazy prejudices and assumptions that can surround autism as a diagnosis in the 21st Century.
Arguing... show more
Challenges in Professional Supervision draws on the latest research and theory to explore issues, trends and developments in supervision work.
The provision of excellent supervision is strongly linked to improved performance and staff retention. In t... show more
This popular and accessible introduction to mental health is written for students, mental health practitioners and non-qualified professionals.
Fully revised, this second edition is up to date with the latest knowledge on mental health conditions... show more
This collection reflects on the theory and application of expressive arts today in therapy, education, research and social and ecological change.
Bringing the understanding of expressive arts into its contemporary theoretical framework, the book reve... show more
[This] is me offering hope, if that is what is needed, whether you suffer from borderline personality disorder or care for someone who does. It is me making an effort to raise awareness of this very misunderstood mental illness.
Borderline personalit... show more
In 2012, The Recovery Letters was launched to host a series of letters online written by people recovering from depression, addressed to those currently affected by a mental health condition. Addressed to 'Dear You', the inspirational and heartfelt let... show more
Patients who are facing illness and uncertainty often find themselves reflecting on the bigger questions in life, and the core beliefs or principles they live by. These convictions, religious or otherwise, are integral to a patient's identity, and cons... show more
Examining and exploring new approaches to therapeutic observation in health and social care, this multidisciplinary guide discusses and analyses its uses in a range of practical contexts with children, families and adults.
Developing good observation... show more