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  • 1001 Solution-Focused Questions

    1001 Solution-Focused Questions

    by Fredrike Bannink

    An invaluable resource for conducting successful solution-focused therapy. Drawing on nearly 30 years of clinical practice, Bannink compiles solution-focused questions and protocols that are formulated to elicit the client's expertise on the issue(s) that brought him or her to therapy. Categorized for general use and for use with specific types of clients-such as children, couples, and families, and those who have suffered trauma or who might benefit from medication-the questions demonstrate how the precise use of language is an important tool in solution-focused interviewing. Exercises and homework suggestions invite self-reflection and experimentation...

  • Dr. Seuss: My Many Colored Days

    Dr. Seuss: My Many Colored Days

    by Dr Seuss

    Dr Seuss wrote this text in 1973, inspired by the panoramic view of the ocean from his study. He stated in a letter that it “needed a great colour artist who would not dominated by me and who would bring a new pattern of thinking to my words”. After his death in 1991 his widow brought it to the attention of his editor who commissioned the remarkable paintings by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher. It was published posthumously in 1996 by Alfred A. Knopf. This rhyming story is...

  • Everyone's got a Bottom

    Everyone's got a Bottom

    by Tess Rowley

    We all have bodies and we all want to keep them safe. Everyone's got a bottom is a story about Ben and his brother and sister learning and talking together. It is a tool for parents and carers to gently start a conversation with children about self-protection. Everyone's got a bottom is a story about children keeping safe, in a style that is fun, positive and protective. This book is a collaboration between Family Planning Queensland, writer Tess Rowley, illustrator Jodi Edwards and experts from the early childhood...

  • From Trauma to Healing: A Social Workers Guide to Working with Survivors

    From Trauma to Healing: A Social Workers Guide to Working with Survivors

    by Ann Goelitz

    From Trauma to Healing: A Social Worker’s Guide for Working With Survivors is the next significant publication on trauma in the field of social work. Since September 11 and Hurricane Katrina, social workers have come together increasingly to consider how traumatic events impact practice. From Trauma to Healing is designed to provide direction in this process, supporting both the field’s movement towards evidence-based practice and social workers’ growing need to be equipped to work with trauma. It does so in the practical-guide format already proven to be compelling to social...

  • Letters From Prison

    Letters From Prison

    by Youthlight

    *No refund on this item: Was: $29.90* *Reduced by 50% - Now $14.95* Living in such a reality based world it is difficult as educators and adult leaders to get through to some teens today. Letters from Prison is a riveting way to reach young people who are at high risk of getting into trouble or have already experienced some difficulty. These letters provide a real look at what happens when you make poor choices or act on impulses. The discussion questions that follow each letter help teens to...

  • Male Voices: Stories of Boys Learning Through Making Music

    Male Voices: Stories of Boys Learning Through Making Music

    by Scott D Harrison

    Male Voices brings together Australia's leading thinkers and practitioners in the field of music. Paul Holley - the conductor of Queensland's highly-acclaimed, award-winning, choral ensemble Birralee Blokes - discusses the phenomenal success of his choir. As well, internationally recognized scholars Scott Harrison and Bob Smith provide research into adolescent participation and indigenous music making respectively. Additionally, the book focuses on the interface of technology and music, instrumental music, and how music contributes to academic skills, social interaction, and life skills. From the banks of the Australia's Yarra to remote communities of...

  • Psychotherapy: An Australian Perspective

    Psychotherapy: An Australian Perspective

    Both early-career and experienced psychologists will find this textbook an essential guide to practising psychotherapy in Australia. Psychotherapy research has identified a bewildering array of factors that are important to client outcome. These include client factors, therapist factors, the alliance, and specific forms of intervention, each with its associated rationale and techniques. On what is required for effective psychotherapy, the authors make their stance clear: 'Psychotherapy is effective in bringing about psychological change for most clients. There has been debate between proponents of evidence-based treatments that focus on techniques and those who...

  • The Bully, The Bullied and Beyond

    The Bully, The Bullied and Beyond

    by Youthlight

    *No refund on this item: Was: $42.50* *Reduced by 20% - Now $34.00* This book will provide you with a comprehensive set of lessons that will help eliminate bullying in your school. It includes more than 300 pages of insights and skill-building activities for children who are bullies bully victims and bystanders. This book includes: � School-wide and classroom strategies � 19 Lessons for bystanders � 15 Lessons for bullies (Learning a Better Way) � 26 Lessons for the bullied � Skills for Students with Special Needs � Research Summaries on Bullying and...

  • The Neuroscience of Human Relationships: Attachment and the Developing Social Brain 2nd Ed.

    The Neuroscience of Human Relationships: Attachment and the Developing Social Brain 2nd Ed.

    by Louis Cozolino

    Drawing from her experience as an educational psychologist, and special education teacher, Glynis Hannell A revised edition of the best-selling text on how relationships build our brains. As human beings, we cherish our individuality yet we know that we live in constant relationship to others, and that other people play a significant part in regulating our emotional and social behavior. Although this interdependence is a reality of our existence, we are just beginning to understand that we have evolved as social creatures with interwoven brains and biologies. The human brain...

  • The Pursuit of Happiness

    The Pursuit of Happiness

    by Youthlight

    *No refund on this item: Was: $28.30* *Reduced by 20% - Now $22.60* This book provides specific strategies insights and hints that can be used to help young people increase their level of happiness. It provides an optimistic approach to help young people develop a healthy happy perspective about themselves and their lives. High school students from South Carolina provided the artwork for this full-colour book which includes: 33 single-page reproducible discussion starters with full-colour artwork. Each of these pages could be easily extended into longer more personalized lessons...

  • The Runaway Bunny

    The Runaway Bunny

    by Margaret Wise Brown

    *No refund on this item: Was: $15.50* *Reduced by 20% - Now $12.40* The Runaway Bunny, first published in 1942 and never out of print, has indeed become a classic. Generations of readers have fallen in love with the gentle magic of its reassuring words and loving pictures. The Runaway Bunny begins with a young bunny who decides to run away: "'If you run away,' said his mother, 'I will run after you. For you are my little bunny.'" And so begins a delightful, imaginary game of chase. No...

  • Walking in People's Worlds

    Walking in People's Worlds

    by Weld / Appleton

    This book offers students and professionals alike a reflexive exploration of the practical, emotional and spiritual components of social work practice. Examples from practitioners' experiences working with families and children are provided throughout and include the often unseen, positive contribution of statutory child protection workers. The approach is solution-focused, strengths-based, and emotional intelligence theory. The book offers strategies to support and strengthen the ways that social workers can partner with children and families to bring about positive change in complex problematic situations. The book is intended to support social workers, but...