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  • Justice for people with Disabilities - Legal and Institutional Responses

    Justice for people with Disabilities - Legal and Institutional Responses

    by Marge Hauritz, Charles Sampfor

    *No refund on this item - Was $59.00* *Reduced Now $30.00* The values underlying the delivery of services to people with disabilities have changed so that such people are now to be treated as full citizens with concomitant rights. This book deals with the nature of the change and its legal and institutional ramifications. Tom Bellamy and Lynne Davis discuss the values which now govern the relationship between people with disabilities and society. What do we mean by 'citizenship' and 'disability'? What are the implications of the federal government's emphasis...

  • Meditation Pure and Simple

    Meditation Pure and Simple

    by Ian Gawler

    People who meditate regularly seem to have something special about them. Perhaps it is their deeply contented smile Perhaps it is their natural good health Certainly, powerful medical research tells us that mediation reliably prevents illness, maximises performance, is a profound healing technique and leads to peace of mind Meditation achieves all this be restoring our natural state of balance. Once we re-establish an inner balance there is a flow-on effect, soon we experience physical balance and good health, emotional balance and poise, mental clarity and confidence and spiritual...

  • Preventing Child Maltreatment: Community Approaches

    Preventing Child Maltreatment: Community Approaches

    by Kenneth A Dodge and Doriane La

    Many child abuse prevention programs have targeted factors within the family, such as parenting skills. This book describes the next wave of prevention: the promotion of safer, healthier childrearing environments in entire communities. The contributors are leading authorities who illuminate how contextual factors-including poverty, chaotic neighbourhoods, and lack of social supports-combine with family factors to place children at risk for maltreatment. They present a range of exemplary programs designed to strengthen communities while also helping individual parents to meet their children's needs. Real-world evaluation approaches, quality-control strategies, and policy implications are discussed...

  • Recovery from Eating Disorders: A Guide for Clinicians and Their Clients

    Recovery from Eating Disorders: A Guide for Clinicians and Their Clients

    by Greta Noordenbos

    With a uniquely perspective on the key factors in recovery from eating disorders, this practical guide for patients and clinicians draws from relevant, real-life case studies. Focuses on real-life recovery strategies that involve motivational factors, physical and psychological health, and issues such as self-esteem, body attitude, emotion regulation and social relationships. Draws on extensive qualitative research with more than 80 former sufferers Offers experience-based guidance for professionals assisting clients in their recovery process *Author Information:* *Greta Noordenbos* is a Senior Researcher in the Department of Clinical Psychology, Leiden University,...

  • The Circle Way: A Leader in Every Chair

    The Circle Way: A Leader in Every Chair

    by Christina Baldwin

    All modern group processes that are open to collaboration or to flattening the hierarchy are based in some way on circle practices. As organizations of all kinds move increasingly toward shared and rotating leadership, they are calling on the circle model to form sustainable teams and adopt circle driven group processes such as World Cafe, Open Space, and Art of Hosting. Meetings in the round have become the preferred tool for moving individual commitment into group action. This book lays out the structure of circle conversation, based on the...

  • Working with Grieving and Traumatized Children and Adolescents: Discovering What Matters Most Through Evidence-Based, Sensory Interventions

    Working with Grieving and Traumatized Children and Adolescents: Discovering What Matters Most Through Evidence-Based, Sensory Interventions

    by William Steel, Caelan Kuban

    This book provides a structured, sequential, and evidence-based approach for treating children and adolescents who are experiencing trauma or grief. This approach can be used for all types of traumatic events and is suitable for both experienced and novice mental health professionals. Two of the interventions presented in the book—SITCAP-ART and I Feel Better Now—have proven useful in multiple settings with diverse cultures. This book reflects a resilience perspective and explores the factors that lead to and support resilience and recovery. Accessible and practical, this useful guide is filled with...

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