Six therapeutic storybooks to help children on their journey through fostering or adoption
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.
Good Practice and Innovation for the Future
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.
A Practical Guide
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.
Strategies for Success
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.
Putting the Principles of the Act Into Practice
A practical guide for health and social care professionals on the Mental Capacity Act 2005, enabling more informed and effective practice.
Activities and Photocopiable Worksheets
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.
Learning Placements and Caring Schools
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.
Transforming Attachment and Trauma Theory into Effective Practice with Families, Children and Adults
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.
Professional Development through Attuned Interactions
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.
European Policy and Practice
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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