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  • Circle of Security Intervention: Enhancing Attachment in Early Parent-Child Relationships

    Circle of Security Intervention: Enhancing Attachment in Early Parent-Child Relationships

    Presenting both a theoretical foundation and proven strategies for helping caregivers become more attuned and responsive to their young children's emotional needs (ages 0–5), this is the first comprehensive presentation of the Circle of Security (COS) intervention. The book lucidly explains the conceptual underpinnings of COS and demonstrates the innovative attachment-based assessment and intervention strategies in rich clinical detail, including three chapter-length case examples. Reproducible forms and handouts can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2'' x 11'' size. COS is an effective research-based program that has been implemented...

  • Critical Social Work

    Critical Social Work

    by Edited by June Allan, Linda Br

    Critical Social Work starts from the premise that a central goal of social work practice is social change to redress social inequality. Taking a critical theoretical approach, the authors explore the links between personal and social change. They confront the challenges for critical social work in the context of pressures to separate the personal from the political and in responding to the impact of changes in the socio-political, statutory and global contexts of practice. Critical Social Work has been thoroughly revised to take into account recent social, economic and political developments....

  • Direct Practice Skills for Evidence-Based Social Work: A Strengths-Based Text and Workbook

    Direct Practice Skills for Evidence-Based Social Work: A Strengths-Based Text and Workbook

    by E Pomeroy & R Bradford Garcia

    Featuring an evidence and strengths-based approach to practice methods, this new text teaches students how to apply social work skills in a variety of settings. Designed to enhance self-awareness, professionalism, ethical reasoning, cultural sensitivity, and an appreciation for social justice issues, readers are introduced to social work’s core values and practice methods to help them assimilate the skills needed for working in the field. Cases and skills-based exercises demonstrate how to make accurate assessments and design effective intervention plans. After laying the groundwork in theory, values, and ethics, the authors review...

  • Forget Me Not: Reflections and yearnings from behind bars

    Forget Me Not: Reflections and yearnings from behind bars

    by Klemens Nodewald

    *Only 1 left at this price* *No refund on this item: Was: $19.95* *Reduced by 25% - now $14.95* In 1991, Father Nodewald, chaplain of a maximum security prison in Germany, issued an open invitation to anyone who would like to join a Bible study group. Some came to study the Bible, some came for the warmth of human contact, and some came simply as an excuse to be out of their cell for a while. A warm cohesive group of men established mutual understanding and trust, friendships such as...

  • Ladybird's Remarkable Relaxation: How Children (and Frogs, Dogs, Flamingos and Dragons) Can Use Yoga Relaxation to Help Deal with Stress, Grief, Bullying and Lack of Confidence

    Ladybird's Remarkable Relaxation: How Children (and Frogs, Dogs, Flamingos and Dragons) Can Use Yoga Relaxation to Help Deal with Stress, Grief, Bullying and Lack of Confidence

    by Michael Chissick and Sarah Pea

    Frog, Dog, Flamingo and Dragon are all very upset - Frog has too many chores to do, Dog has writer's block, Flamingo is being bullied at school and Dragon's granddad has just died. Ladybird listens to their worries and comes up with a plan that will help them all - let's learn Ladybird's Remarkable Relaxation! This beautiful picture book teaches an effective yoga relaxation technique that can be used anywhere and anytime to deal with a problem. Little Ladybird flutters from big toe to knee to thumb and...

  • Robin and the White Rabbit: A Story to Help Children with Autism to Talk about their Feelings and Join In

    Robin and the White Rabbit: A Story to Help Children with Autism to Talk about their Feelings and Join In

    by E Lindstrom & A Brunnstrom

    In this tale we meet a child sitting alone, feeling unable to join in with the other schoolchildren having fun in the playground. Feeling frustrated and lonely, the child's emotions build up until they form a bubble around them, separating them entirely. Who can help the child? Suddenly a White Rabbit appears who presents easy and playful ways to get the child to express their feelings. Each time the child says what they like and don't like, it helps to create a hole in the bubble, opening the...

  • Storycatching Cards: Updated Edition

    Storycatching Cards: Updated Edition

    by Innovative Resources

    Share the joys and struggles of life in the most natural way possible—by sharing stories! Attention teachers, counsellors, youth workers and creative writing coordinators. Here are 80 full-colour storytelling prompts for people of all ages. From classrooms to discussion groups; a family game to a therapeutic tool. Perfect for anyone who works with people who have a story to tell. Narratives, metaphors and storytelling have become an important part of counselling and social work practice. But stories don't have to be therapeutic or life-changing. Sometimes we just need to escape into...

  • Sunny Shifts his Brain

    Sunny Shifts his Brain

    by YouthLight

    This book can be used as a guided tool to be read with children. It provides an entertaining, endearing lesson for young people about their brain and how they can better use it to make good decisions. First, Sunny teaches the importance of our brain and how it works. Then, Sunny teaches two very simple-to-use techniques that children can use to help them better self-regulate their behaviour. 1. CHECK: Learn when I need to change my behaviour. 2. CRISSCROSS and SHIFT: Learn how to cross arms/legs and "shift"...

  • Talkabout Board Game

    Talkabout Board Game

    by Alex Kelly

    *A fun way to develop 5 key skill areas. * This board game has been designed to support work on social communication skills, self-esteem and friendship skills. The Talkabout board game is a journey through the week where a player will encounter a number of different social skills tasks that need to be completed in order to get to the end of the week. The purpose of the game is to work together. There is therefore no winner. Once a player has got to the middle of the board,...

  • The Batterer as Parent: Addressing the Impact of Domestic Violence on Family Dynamics 2ed

    The Batterer as Parent: Addressing the Impact of Domestic Violence on Family Dynamics 2ed

    by Barncroft, Silverman and Ritch

    Moving beyond the narrow clinical perspective sometimes applied to viewing the emotional and developmental risks to battered children, The Batterer as Parent: Addressing the Impact of Domestic Violence on Family Dynamics, Second Edition offers a view that takes into account the complex ways in which a batterer as abusive and controlling behaviours are woven into the fabric of daily life. This book is a guide for therapists, child protective workers, family and juvenile court personnel, and other human service providers in addressing the complex impact that batterers-specifically, male batterers of...

  • Turning Points: An Extraordinary Journey into the Suicidal Mind

    Turning Points: An Extraordinary Journey into the Suicidal Mind

    by Professor Diego De Leo

    In this remarkable book, Professor Diego De Leo, distinguished Italian psychiatrist and world leading researcher into suicide prevention, takes us on a journey to the edge of reason and through into the light of salvation. We hear the voices of desperate traumatised people pushed to the limit of suicide who, via a stroke of fate, had their lives spared. We also hear from others left behind after suicide. Their personal stories told in the form of letters to Diego reveal much about the human spirit - its ability...