Social Work

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Billy Says... Series of 6 books

Six therapeutic storybooks to help children on their journey through fostering or adoption

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A set of six books guiding children through the process of fostering and adoption, by focusing on the experiences of a five-year-old girl called Kirsty and her magic doll Billy. Billy helps Kirsty to understand what is happening to her and to make sense of her complicated feelings.

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Living Better with Dementia

Good Practice and Innovation for the Future

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

With currently evolving dementia policy, how can we ensure that living well with dementia continues to be a primary aim for future national dementia strategies? This book looks at current policy and research to determine emerging challenges, and what they mean for practice, both nationally and within a global context.

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Achieving Successful Transitions for Young People with Disabilities

A Practical Guide

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This best practice guide provides a blueprint for managing seamless transitions between services for young people aged 16-25 with additional needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, complex health needs and sensory impairments.

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Keeping Your Adoptive Family Strong

Strategies for Success

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Essential reading for any family struggling with the reality of adopting a traumatized child. Contains friendly advice and useful strategies to help families tackle common difficulties and create a stable, happy family.

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A Practical Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005

Putting the Principles of the Act Into Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A practical guide for health and social care professionals on the Mental Capacity Act 2005, enabling more informed and effective practice.

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Helping Children Affected by Parental Substance Abuse

Activities and Photocopiable Worksheets

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Focusing on helping children and teenagers affected by parental substance misuse, this book brings together recent research and practical strategies to help young people overcome feelings of shame. Complete with ready-to-use worksheets, the activities in this book are ideal for use in group therapy sessions.

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Educating Children and Young People in Care

Learning Placements and Caring Schools

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Bringing together research and practice on the theme of the educational well-being of children in care, this book aims to help professionals to improve these children's potential for educational attainment.

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Healing the Hidden Hurts

Transforming Attachment and Trauma Theory into Effective Practice with Families, Children and Adults

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Providing an important insight into the positive and negative effects of early attachment experiences, this book explores its implications on physical, emotional, social and intellectual development and provides recommendations for best practice across a broad range of professional settings.

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Video Enhanced Reflective Practice

Professional Development through Attuned Interactions

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This edited book presents the applications, theory and research behind Video Enhanced Reflection on Practice, a professional development tool which enables professionals and trainees to analyse their own practice to make more informed decisions about how to improve their communication, therapeutic or teaching skills in more problematic situations.

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Improving Access to Further and Higher Education for Young People in Public Care

European Policy and Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Across Europe young people in care are around five times less likely to attend tertiary education than those who have not been in care. Drawing extensively on a substantial three-year long research project led by the authors, this book provides a comprehensive account of this shocking discrepancy and discusses ways to address the imbalance.

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