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Emotional Healing and Self-Esteem

Inner-life Skills of Relaxation, Visualisation and Mediation for Children and Adolescents

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

It is a guide that presents a range of accessible personal development exercises for children and adolescents, introducing relaxation, visualisation and meditation skills. There are guidelines for planning, presenting and integrating inner-life skills programs in-group work as well as family and group communication games.

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The Development of Autism

A Self-Regulatory Perspective

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Tom Whitman proposes a new developmental theory of autism that focuses on the diversity of characteristics associated with this disorder, and how these develop over time. This theory is reconciled and integrated with contemporary theories of autism, including the social, cognitive, linguistic, sensorimotor and biological perspectives.

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Asperger Syndrome in Young Children

A Developmental Approach for Parents and Professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The authors provide a diagnostic model based on assessment of the child in contrast to 'neurotypical' children, considering relationships at home, school or in care. They show how to develop early intervention strategies and aid parents, teachers and mental health professionals in making informed decisions to nurture the development of AS children.

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Health Care and the Autism Spectrum

A Guide for Health Professionals, Parents and Carers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Communication difficulties, sensory overload and extreme discomfort with physical contact are all traits common in autism that make basic patient care and routine medical procedures extremely difficult. This is a ground-breaking volume that addresses the ethical issues as well as the practical challenges of treating people with autism.

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Working Relationships

Spirituality in Human Service and Organisational Life

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In this illuminating and thoughtful text, Neil Pembroke shows how relationships form the heart of chaplaincy, nursing and social care practice. Developing ideas from Martin Buber and virtue theory he shows how authentic, compassionate self-communication forms the basis of relatedness in human services work.

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Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescence

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The authors discuss risk factors for self-harm, including depression, substance abuse and antisocial behaviour, and critically examine key screening instruments that can be used to assess risk. They describe how suicidal behaviour can be managed and prevented, and look at the effectiveness of aftercare treatment for those who self-harm.

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Allergy Busters

A Story for Children with Autism or Related Spectrum Disorders Struggling with Allergies

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book is a practical guide to help children with allergy problems. It follows the experiences of Karston, who, in addition to autism-related problems, suffers from food and environmental allergies. He relates the struggles, frustrations, and disappointments in battling allergies, before coming up with a solution - the four Allergy Buster Keys.

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Managing with Asperger Syndrome

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This insider account provides much-needed information about a subject of increasing interest: people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) working in management positions. Johnson provides useful examples and guidance on adapting to the workplace and coping with the pressures and demands of professional roles.

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Dementia and Social Inclusion

Marginalised groups and marginalised areas of dementia research, care and practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Examining important issues in dementia research and care that are often neglected, the contributors to this book provide fresh perspectives on current practice. The authors put dementia care into a socio-cultural framework, highlighting the impact of social change on dementia care over the last two decades and challenging current stereotypes.

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Perspectives on Rehabilitation and Dementia

Edited by Mary Marshall
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book offers new insights into the application of a well-established approach to people who have traditionally been thought not to benefit from them. It demonstrates that rehabilitation has positive outcomes for people with dementia's quality of life and self-esteem, especially if rehabilitation is seen as a positive philosophy of practice.

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Communication Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Do we speak the same language?

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Providing a theoretical foundation for understanding communication and language impairments specific to autism, Bogdashina explores the effects of different perceptual and cognitive styles on the communication and language development of autistic children.

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Sex, Alcohol and Other Drugs

Exploring the links in young people’s lives

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

This book provides a foundation for developing holistic policy and practice around the relationship between alcohol and drug use and sexual activity

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All You Need is Love?

The morality of sexual relationships through the eyes of young people

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

Providing a unique insight into young people's sexual values for adults working with them, this book relays the voices of young people and their views about the morality of sexual relationships.

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Addressing Inclusion and Inequalities through PSHE and Citizenship

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

Handbook for professionals providing advice and support for promoting inclusion through the PSHE and Citizenship curriculum.

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Dancing with Dementia

My Story of Living Positively with Dementia

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Christine Bryden was a top civil servant and single mother of three children when she was diagnosed with dementia at 46. Since then she has gone on to challenge almost every stereotype by campaigning for self-advocacy, writing articles and speaking at national conferences. This book is a vivid account of the author's experiences of dementia.

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The Simplicity of Dementia

A Guide for Family and Carers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book offers an accessible and sympathetic introduction for relatives, carers and professionals looking after or training to work with people with dementia.Drawing on the two `laws of dementia', the author explains the causes of communication problems, mood disturbances and `deviant' behaviours, with particular emphasis on how these are ...

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Passionate Medicine

Making the transition from conventional medicine to homeopathy

Edited by Robin Shohet
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Passionate Medicine is a compelling record of the journeys of five doctors and two veterinary surgeons from conventional medicine to homeopathy. The contributors challenge the shortcomings of conventional medical training and methods, in particular the notion that effective clinicians should be objective and emotionally detached.

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Self-Healing Through Visual and Verbal Art Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Drawing on Freud's and Winnicott's work on psychoanalysis and play, R.M. Simon illustrates the healing power of art-making with the drawings and stories of seven-year-old Joe, who succeeds in overcoming the trauma of family break-up by expressing his emotional turmoil outside the formal therapeutic process.

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Depression in Later Life

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The authors take a multidisciplinary approach and employ both medical and psycho-social models of depression. The medical model is used to identify symptoms, make diagnoses and work towards optimal treatment. Psycho-social perspectives provide insight into the scale and complexity of the condition and point to its social causes.

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A Safe Place for Caleb

An Interactive Book for Kids, Teens and Adults with Issues of Attachment, Grief, Loss or Early Trauma

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The book is aimed to help people who are dealing with attachment problems and aid understanding into such conditions. It follows the experience of a young boy , Caleb, as he encounters difficulties forming and sustaining healthy relationships and presents a summary of current scientific thought on attachment styles and disorders.

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