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  • The Strengths Approach (Expanded Second Edition)

    The Strengths Approach (Expanded Second Edition)

    by Wayne McCashen

    *NEW EDITION now available* Sharing Power, Building Hope, Creating Change This comprehensive book describes the distinctive style of human service delivery known as ‘strengths-based’ practice. Pivotal to this approach is equal partnership and respect between people, or ‘power-with’. Also fundamental is the belief that everyone has strengths and that mobilising and sharing strengths is the key to building hope and creating positive change. Author, Wayne McCashen, has provided training and consultancy services in the strengths approach to hundreds of organisations. In a remarkably clear and synthesised articulation, this book gathers together the...

  • 101 Healing Stories for Kids and Teens: Using Metaphors in Therapy

    101 Healing Stories for Kids and Teens: Using Metaphors in Therapy

    by George W Burns

    101 Healing Stories for Kids and Teens provides straightforward advice on using storytelling and metaphors in a variety of therapeutic settings. Ideal for all who work with young people, this unique resource can be combined with other inventive and evidence-based techniques such as play, art, music, and drama therapies as well as solution focused, hypnotic, and cognitive-behavioural approaches. Offering guidance for new clinicians and seasoned professionals, George Burns’ latest work delivers a unique combination–information on incorporating storytelling in therapy, dozens of ready-made stories, and tips for creating original therapeutic stories. *Innovative chapters...

  • Be a Parent not a Pal

    Be a Parent not a Pal

    by Dr Jeff Kemp

    Parenting teenagers today is a tough challenge. It takes purpose, creativity, determination and patience - and some practical advice from people who know what they are talking about. Award winning specialist teacher, researcher, mentor and speaker, Dr Jeff Kemp, has spent 30 years helping parents ride the roller coaster of parenting. His knowledge, compassion, and enthusiasm has helped the most troubled of teens re-engage with school and family after almost being written off by a stressed education system and exasperated parents. Combining this wealth of experience with research and academic...

  • Dealing with Feeling 2ed (Incl CD-ROM) (New Edition of Bestseller)

    Dealing with Feeling 2ed (Incl CD-ROM) (New Edition of Bestseller)

    by Tina Rae

    This new edition of the bestselling Dealing with Feeling provides teachers of children aged 5-8 with structured opportunities to develop their emotional literacy and emotional well-being. As before, it is firmly supported by a wealth of research which links children's mental and physical health to the development of emotional literacy. In this second edition, Tina Rae emphasises the development of emotional literacy skills and specifically the development of an emotional vocabulary, empathy, tolerance, resilience and motivation. The focus upon managing more complex and uncomfortable feelings is central to the programme and...

  • Face Cards for Emotional Awareness: A deck of 54 cards

    Face Cards for Emotional Awareness: A deck of 54 cards

    by Dr Tad A. Vogl

    These black and white cards show facial expressions of various emotions to help students learn "the language of emotions". In addition to the 54 cards with faces, each deck includes two cards without faces. Blanks may be used when the correct image cannot be found or when a student has trouble committing to a single card. Some may enjoy creating expressions of their own. Others may choose to place a blank between two Face Cards to indicate a halfway point or mixed emotions. *About the Author* *Dr Tad A. Vogl* , Ed.D., has...

  • Handbook of Attachment: Theory, Research, and Clinical Applications 3ed

    Handbook of Attachment: Theory, Research, and Clinical Applications 3ed

    by J Cassidy & P Shaver

    Widely regarded as the state-of-the-science reference on attachment, this handbook interweaves theory and cutting-edge research with clinical applications. Leading researchers examine the origins and development of attachment theory; present biological and evolutionary perspectives; and explore the role of attachment processes in relationships, including both parent–child and romantic bonds. Implications for mental health and psychotherapy are addressed, with reviews of exemplary attachment-oriented interventions for children and adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Contributors discuss best practices in assessment and critically evaluate available instruments and protocols. *Contents:* I. Overview of Attachment Theory 1. The Nature...

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