Gender & Sexuality Studies

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Bringing Up a Challenging Child at Home

When Love is Not Enough

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Jane Gregory's daughter Chrissy exhibits behaviour which people find challenging - screaming fits, stripping off her clothes and violent outbursts. As an adult she was diagnosed with a rare chromosome disorder and autism. Jane offers practical advice for other parents, and explains how she got the right support and effective treatment.

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I am Special

Introducing Children and Young People to their Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This workbook is designed for a child to work through with an adult. Unlike other books, its content and layout are devised for children who read, think and process information differently. The first part is a theoretical introduction. The second part is a series of worksheets through which the child creates a unique book about themselves.

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Domestic Violence

Guidelines for Research-Informed Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book describes recently developed intervention programs which have been shown to be effective for reducing the incidence, severity or impact of domestic violence in particular populations. It also features assessment programs that identify risk profiles of potential perpetrators and victims.

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The Self-Help Guide for Special Kids and their Parents

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

James Williams is an SP (special person) - he was diagnosed with autism in childhood. His mother, Joan Matthews, is an NP (normal person). As James grew up, his different perception of the world created problems. Together, he and his mother met the challenges with ingenuity and humour. This is a book of their practical solutions to those problems.

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Permanent Family Placement for Children of Minority Ethnic Origin

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book is based on the life accounts of 244 children of minority ethnic origin who were placed with predominantly white foster carers and adopters. The book provides a most interesting overview of the decision-making and planning processes that shape the placement in care of children of minority ethnic origin in the UK.

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Psychodynamic Perspectives on Abuse

The Cost of Fear

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Psychodynamic Perspectives on Abuse brings together psychoanalytic psychotherapists, political theorists, organisational consultants, social workers and social policy academics to explore the nature and ramifications of abuse in a new light. Psychodynamic Perspectives on Abuse is unique in its range and focus.

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The Dynamics of Adoption

Social and Personal Perspectives

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Documenting experiences representative of all those involved in the adoption process - adoptee, adoptive and birth parent and professional, and informed by psychoanalytic and social and cultural theory perspectives, this important addition to the literature on adoption highlights a new dimension in social policy and personal accounts in this field.

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Childhood Experiences of Domestic Violence

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Based on the first-hand accounts of children and their mothers regarding their experiences of both domestic violence and support services, this is the first book to examine children's experiences of a range of service provision in response to domestic violence.

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Letters to Children in Family Therapy

A Narrative Approach

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The book includes the correspondence between Marner and a number of children who have presented with problems varying from nightmares to anorexia. It shows how the extra encouragement from the therapist helps the child to overcome his or her particular monster or problem externalized as a persecuting phenomenon.

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Creative Group Therapy for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

Speaking the Unspeakable

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Bonnie Meekums presents creative groupwork strategies and techniques for professionals working with women who have experienced child sexual abuse. The practical strategies have been developed from an understanding of the complex process of recovery, and are informed by the voices of women who have been abused in childhood themselves.

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