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  • Notching Up The Nurtured Heart Approach: The New Inner Wealth Initiative for Educators WORKBOOK

    Notching Up The Nurtured Heart Approach: The New Inner Wealth Initiative for Educators WORKBOOK

    by Howard Glasser

    The Nurtured Heart Approach has been found to support optimal learning and social-emotional development in every child. Whether you are new to the Nurtured Heart Approach or have already been using this groundbreaking method, this workbook will inspire you to notch it up to take your application of this approach to whatever level necessary for transformation. Its experiential exercises introduce the most recent developments in this innovative approach, which was initially developed to transform difficult children in classrooms and at home. More information about The Nurtured Heart Approach®

  • Art Therapy: Stained Glass: 100 Designs for Colouring and Relaxation

    Art Therapy: Stained Glass: 100 Designs for Colouring and Relaxation

    by Sophie Leblanc

    Since the middle ages, stained glass has been used to create beautiful and elegant works of art, loved and admired around the world. Stained Glass is a collection of stunning patterns inspired by stained-glass designs from medieval art to Art Nouveau. Colouring-in is not something that only children can enjoy. Adults are rediscovering the pleasure and benefits to be derived from this activity. It’s a wonderful way to let your creative side express itself, and also a highly relaxing process, as your attention is drawn away from the stresses and...

  • Children and Adolescents in Trauma: Creative Therapeutic Approaches

    Children and Adolescents in Trauma: Creative Therapeutic Approaches

    by Chris Nicholson

    Children and Adolescents in Trauma presents a variety of creative approaches to working with young people in residential children's homes, secure or psychiatric units, and special schools. The contributors describe a wide range of approaches, including art therapy and literature, and how creative methods are applied in cases of abuse, trauma, violence, self-harm and identity development. They discuss the impact of abuse and mistreatment upon the mental health of 'looked after' children, drawing links between psychoanalytic theory and practice and the study of literature and the arts. This indispensable book provides...

  • Edward Koiki Mabo: His Life and Struggle for Land Rights

    Edward Koiki Mabo: His Life and Struggle for Land Rights

    by Noel Loos

    Here, largely in his own words, is the incredible story of Edward Koiki Mabo, from his childhood on the Island of Mer through to his struggle within the union cause and the black rights movement. Tragically, Mabo died just months before the historic High Court native-title decision that destroyed forever the concept of terra nullius. Originally published by UQP in 1996, this new edition has been updated by Mabo's long-time friend, historian Noel Loos. New photographs and a preface by esteemed film director Rachel Perkins give this book the...

  • Facilitating Meaningful Contact in Adoption and Fostering: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Planning, Assessing and Good Practice

    Facilitating Meaningful Contact in Adoption and Fostering: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Planning, Assessing and Good Practice

    by Louis Sydney, Elsie Price

    Most children who are fostered or adopted have some level of contact with their birth family, whether face-to-face or by letter, but most of the time the psychological impact of contact on the child isn't considered. This book explores what attachment, neuroscience and trauma tell us about how contact affects children, and shows how poorly executed contact can be harmful to the child. Assessment frameworks are provided which take the child's developmental needs into account. The authors also outline a model for managing and planning contact to make it...

  • If Problems Talked: Narrative Therapy in Action

    If Problems Talked: Narrative Therapy in Action

    by Jeffrey L. Zimmerman

    This unique book explores how clients' problems are defined by personal and cultural narratives that can be identified and retold in therapy. The authors share their therapeutic vision through a series of stories, fictionalized discussions, and mini-dramas, inviting readers to participate in an ongoing conversation by reflecting on their own responses to the case material presented. Written in an engaging and personal style that brings the theory to life, the book challenges normative ideas about both narrative and the therapeutic relationship. *Contents:* I. If Problems Talked 1. This Is...

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