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Art in Action

Expressive Arts Therapy and Social Change

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The field of expressive arts is closely tied to the work of therapeutic change. As well as being beneficial for the individual or small group, expressive arts therapy has the potential for a much wider impact, to inspire social action and bring about social change.

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Transforming Law's Family

The Legal Recognition of Planned Lesbian Motherhood

UBC Press

Drawing on the rarely heard voices of Canada’s lesbian mothers, Transforming Law’s Family explores the legal dimensions of planned lesbian parenthood and proposes avenues for legal change.

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Age, Gender, and Work

Small Information Technology Firms in the New Economy

UBC Press

A unique examination of how age and gender inform the workplace and its culture in the new knowledge-based economy.

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Child and Youth Care

Critical Perspectives on Pedagogy, Practice, and Policy

UBC Press

This book reconceptualizes child and youth care by bringing critical and postmodern perspectives to bear on practices, programs, and policies.

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Attaching in Adoption

Practical Tools for Today's Parents

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book covers everything prospective or actual adoptive parents need to know to promote healthy attachment in their child.

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Nurturing Adoptions

Creating Resilience after Neglect and Trauma

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Provides professionals with the knowledge they need on neglect and trauma and how to help adoptive families.

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Autism All-Stars

How We Use Our Autism and Asperger Traits to Shine in Life

Foreword by Tony Attwood; Edited by Josie Santomauro
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Writers from around the world - including Temple Grandin, Donna Williams, Deborah Lipsky, and Wendy Lawson -- share their experiences of creating a successful life on the autism spectrum.

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Starving the Anger Gremlin

A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Anger Management for Young People

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This imaginative workbook shows young people how to starve their anger gremlin and control their anger effectively.

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Gardening for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Special Educational Needs

Engaging with Nature to Combat Anxiety, Promote Sensory Integration and Build Social Skills

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A practical introduction to using gardening with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and special needs to teach valuable social, emotional and sensory skills.

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Frog's Breathtaking Speech

How Children (and Frogs) Can Use the Breath to Deal with Anxiety, Anger and Tension

By Michael Chissick; Illustrated by Sarah Peacock
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This practical guide to yoga breathing techniques is focused on helping children to cope with difficult emotions and situations.

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How Behavioral Optometry Can Unlock Your Child's Potential

Identifying and Overcoming Blocks to Concentration, Self-Esteem and School Success with Vision Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This comprehensive guide to behavioral optometry and vision therapy will be a welcome resource for adults investigating how to best help children whose lives are negatively impacted by vision problems. It fully explains the variety of conditions that could be causing problems and the therapies, techniques and aids that can treat them.

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A Child's Journey Through Placement

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The classic child welfare text on understanding the experience of children in an out of home placement and how to help them. It explains relevant psychological theory and provides practical guidance on how to provide the best care. Case studies and exercises feature throughout.

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Focusing and Calming Games for Children

Mindfulness Strategies and Activities to Help Children to Relax, Concentrate and Take Control

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A book of games and activities to help children to focus, concentrate, and stay calm. The book includes a comprehensive but accessible theory section, and a host of games and activities suitable for use with groups or individual children aged 5–12. Ideas for adaptation for children with attention and concentration difficulties are included.

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Reimagining Intervention in Young Lives

Work, Social Assistance, and Marginalization

UBC Press

Documents the experience of poverty, unemployment, homelessness, and intervention, and their effects on young people’s lives and social networks.

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Academic Careers and the Gender Gap

UBC Press

An analysis of the institutional, academic, family, and personal contributors to the academic gender gap in liberal-state universities.

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Father Involvement in Canada

Diversity, Renewal, and Transformation

Edited by Jessica Ball and Kerry Daly
UBC Press

Exploring the diverse roles fathers play in their children’s lives, Father Involvement in Canada provides a timely synopsis of current knowledge while challenging many long-held assumptions about fatherhood.

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Inside Asperger's Looking Out

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

From the best-selling author of All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome and All Dogs Have ADHD, this is the perfect introduction to how Aspies see and experience the world, told from their own perspective, for the people in their lives.

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Attachment in Common Sense and Doodles

A Practical Guide

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An informal introduction to attachment and what it means for understanding and helping children who have experienced trauma, neglect or abuse. Doodles featuring throughout the book bring the ideas to life - ideal for parents or professionals caring for fostered, adopted and looked after children.

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Good Practice in Promoting Recovery and Healing for Abused Adults

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Good Practice in Recovery and Healing from Abuse: Adult Survivors is an extensive guide that gives insight on how to be creative in helping adult victims of abuse through the recovery and healing processes. The book features chapters written by practitioners and researchers involved in the different sectors of working with abuse.

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Life Story Work with Children Who are Fostered or Adopted

Creative Ideas and Activities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is an accessible book full of tested techniques and creative ideas for professionals who may have little time and few resources, but who need to carry out life story work that works. The author describes the conditions needed to carry out life story work and feature activities to accompany the different stages covered.

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