Family & Childhood Studies
Protection and Prevention
Based on both research and practice, this book provides a comprehensive picture of the success, fairness and significance of child protection services for children, parents and individuals. It approaches the problem of child abuse from the various perspectives of those affected (abused children and young people, parents and professionals).
This guide offers a programme to encourage language acquisition, and teach the child to use appropriate language and communication in differing situations. The author's early intervention programmes are widely practised in Sweden, and are based on the belief that language and communication develop as a key part of the child's overall development.
In this book, case studies are presented to illustrate the functioning of community care to provide services for people with learning difficulties/disabilities and with intellectual and multiple disabilities. Further chapters give consideration to the issues concerned with the promotion of independent living.
Raising Responsible Teenagers combines comprehensive discussion about child development with practical advice on parenting styles and discipline techniques. Each stage of child development is discussed, creating a picture of where the child 'is at' on entering adolescence.
Paula Crimmens shows that working with older people can be made exciting and stimulating by using storymaking as a basis. Echoing the oral tradition of mankind, the book shows how to use a variety of traditional stories - including myths, folk tales and fairy stories - to work creatively with older people, particularly in groups.
In this study of women learning disabilities, Michelle McCarthy investigates how these women experience their sexual lives, basing her research on interviews with the women themselves. She argues the importance of informing the work of those responsible at research, practice and policy levels with the voices of people with learning disabilities.
Guidelines for Working with Bereaved Children Second Edition
Children have long been the "forgotten mourners". This new and revised edition raises awareness of the sensitive issues involved for bereaved children, highlighting their needs and their emotional and behavioural responses when a bereavement occurs.
When I'm Away From Home is a workbook designed to provide specific information about the individual care requirements of a disabled child for anyone responsible for their care. It includes the child's medical and physical needs, their daily routine and a section which they can fill in themselves about their personality, preferences and habits.
The now-classic approach to teaching social and life skills to children on the autism spectrum contains over 150 stories that take children step by step through basic activities and difficult experiences, from taking a bath to goint to school for the first time.
A Handbook of Law, Theory, Politics and Practice for Local Authority, Voluntary Sector and Welfare State Workers and Legal Advisors
In this comprehensive handbook Steve Cohen examines the law, including the 1999 Immigration and Asylum Act, as it applies to the relationship between issues of welfare, immigration control and refugee status, giving pointers for good practice. The practical application of the law is illustrated with a wealth of case studies.
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