Social Work

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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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Assessing Adoptive and Foster Parents

Improving Analysis and Understanding of Parenting Capacity

Foreword by John Simmonds; Edited by David Howe and Joanne Alper
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Combining theory and practice guidance for professionals, this is the authoritative guide to assessing foster or adoptive parents.

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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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Social Work with Troubled Families

A Critical Introduction

Edited by Keith Davies
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An introduction to the Troubled Families Programme (TFP) which explores the fundamentals of the approach in social work. It looks at its origins, implications and effectiveness as well as early intervention and family support in a broader context.

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