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  • 141 Creative Strategies for Reaching Adolescents with Anger Problems

    141 Creative Strategies for Reaching Adolescents with Anger Problems

    by YouthLight

    This resource will give you a unique practical collection of insights techniques activities and reproducible student worksheets to help chronically angry adolescents. Using this book you will be able to quickly find strategies that best fit students with different kinds of anger problems. These are categorized as five levels of anger intensity and strategies offered for each. Category: Anger Level Types of Strategies Presented: Mild Positively preventative Moderate Preventative and quick & easy-to-use Strong Fairly intense and firm interventions Very Strong Intense interventions and...

  • A Theory for Indigenous Australian Health and Human Service Work

    A Theory for Indigenous Australian Health and Human Service Work

    by Lorraine Muller

    Lorraine Muller outlines a theory for professional practice with Indigenous clients in the human services, based on traditional Indigenous knowledge and spirituality. Most people of European background are not aware that they see the world through the lens of the Western tradition, but for Indigenous people, it can seem like a foreign language. Indigenous ways of thinking and working are grounded in many thousands of years of oral tradition, and continue among Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people today. Lorraine Muller shows that understanding traditional holistic approaches to social...

  • Baby Business

    Baby Business

    by Jasmine Seymour

    *A warm and loving story about an ancient First Nations ritual, brought in to present-day context to share with young children.* Baby Business tells the story of a Darug baby smoking ceremony that welcomes baby to country. The smoke is a blessing – it will protect the baby and remind them that they belong. This beautiful ritual is recounted in a way young children will completely relate to and is enhanced by gentle illustrations. Darug language words are integrated throughout, with a glossary at the back. Central to this stunning...

  • Eating Disorders & other Shadowy Companions

    Eating Disorders & other Shadowy Companions

    by Danni McDougall

    *Conversation cards to bridge the isolation.* Living with an eating disorder can be a lonely, isolating experience. This beautiful, highly-visual tool aims to support young people and adults to bridge the isolation by sharing their experience with family, friends, teachers, counsellors, and other health professionals. 40 hand-drawn cards for creating conversations that challenge the silence and shame surrounding eating disorders A comprehensive booklet of suggestions for using the cards with individuals and groups. Guided by three delightfully-engaging characters—Reggie the Recovery Rhino, Ed the Eating Disorder Monster and Bird—each card...

  • Gary Just Didn't Know The Rules

    Gary Just Didn't Know The Rules

    by Holly-Anne Martin

    In this story, an “incident” occurs in the boys’ toilet, involving Gary who is new to Miss Martin’s class. Miss Martin teaches her students the “five private rules” which are designed to help keep them safe at home, at school, in fact anywhere they go. The author, Holly-ann Martin, who has over 30 years experience in teaching protective behaviours, wrote this book to help parents, carers, teachers and educators discuss the issue of child-to-child sexual abuse with the children in their care. Increasingly, Holly had been contacted by childcare centres and...

  • Jandamarra

    Jandamarra

    by Mark Greenwood

    The epic and tragic story of Jandamarra, Indigenous hero of the Kimberley told through text and illustrations. A story for all Australians, providing a unique insight into an extraordinary man and a powerful slice of history. SHORT-LISTED: CBCA Book of the Year, Eve Pownell Award for Information Books, 2014 He emerged from the cave of bats with the name given to him by his people. He was Jandamarra - a man of power who could appear and disappear like a ghost. Set in the Kimberley region in north-west Australia,...

  • Men in Therapy: New approaches for effective treatment

    Men in Therapy: New approaches for effective treatment

    by David Wexler

    How to do better, more effective therapy with men. Cultural norms and assumptions colour the male experience of psychotherapy, and the traditional notions of masculinity to which many men still cling are, in many ways, antithetical to the tenets and goals of therapy. As a result, even the experienced therapist may find him- or herself struggling when working with male clients. In Men in Therapy, therapists are offered a number of methods for countering men’s general reluctance to open up emotionally or fully engage in therapy. Of course, men...

  • Next Steps

    Next Steps

    by Andrew Shirres

    * The power and purpose behind simple, immediate steps: A mental health tool for everyone!* Ever felt stuck and wondered what the next step might be? Beginning with one or two simple, practical steps is often the best way to gather momentum. Perhaps our task today is simply to get out of bed or open the curtains or have a shower? Perhaps it is to call a friend or make an appointment or go for a walk? Using full-colour photographs of everyday objects and activities, these cards present...

  • Partnering for Recovery in Mental Health: A Practical Guide to Person-Centered Planning

    Partnering for Recovery in Mental Health: A Practical Guide to Person-Centered Planning

    by Janis Tondora

    Partnering for Recovery in Mental Health is a practical guide for conducting person and family-centered recovery planning with individuals with serious mental illnesses and their families. It is derived from the authors’ extensive experience in articulating and implementing recovery-oriented practice and has been tested with roughly 3,000 providers who work in the field as well as with numerous post-graduate trainees in psychology, social work, nursing, and psychiatric rehabilitation. It has consistently received highly favourable evaluations from health care professionals as well as people in recovery from mental illness. This guide represents a...

  • Riding the Current: How to Deal with the Daily Deluge of Data

    Riding the Current: How to Deal with the Daily Deluge of Data

    by Madelyn Blair

    *Limited Stock* *No refund on this item - Was $35.95* *Reduced by 20% - Now $28.75* * * "There's no time to read. " "There's no budget for training. " "There's too much information coming at me." "Managers just don't know how to develop their staff." Riding the Current: How to Deal with the Daily Deluge of Data contains your answer. Ask people if they stay current, and they answer no because 'current' implies a perfection that doesn't exist in today's world. Knowing it all is simply impossible. Consider these statistics: 2 million emails...

  • Talking to My Mum: A Picture Workbook for Workers, Mothers and Children affected by Domestic Abuse

    Talking to My Mum: A Picture Workbook for Workers, Mothers and Children affected by Domestic Abuse

    by Humphreys, Thiara, Skamball &

    Talking To My Mum is an activity pack for 5-8-year-olds whose families have experienced domestic abuse to help and encourage them to open up to their mothers about their distressing experiences. Based on the authors' work with families who have experienced domestic abuse, the book is full of illustrated worksheets featuring animal characters who encourage the young reader to explore a range of memories, such as changes in the family's living arrangements or happy memories with siblings or favourite toys that each prompt a particular emotion. These activities are accompanied...

  • Treating Huckleberry Finn

    Treating Huckleberry Finn

    by David Nylund

    A five-step approach to understanding, nourishing and learning to control the millions of kids diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder and drugged with amphetamines because they behave like Huck Finn-restless, rebellious, playful and adventuresome. Nylund is one of a growing number of professionals who believe there is no scientific evidence that ADD or ADHD actually exist. In this book, he outlines a five-step narrative therapy approach called SMART Separating the problem from the child Mapping the effect of ADD/ADHD Attending to exceptions Reclaiming special abilities Telling others of achievement....