This book is based on a story told by Daisy Utemorrah of the Worora people to Aboriginal children living in Derby, Western Australia. The illustrations are adapted from their paintings of her story. She said, 'I used to live with my parents in a humpy house. My Grandmother, my aunties and even my Grandpa told me stories from the Dreamtime. I kept the stories till I was old enough to tell children. We want to share our stories with all children so they learn what Aborigines used to do.'
The Second Edition of this best-selling textbook provides students and practitioners with a broad introduction to, and critical analysis of, the complex issues involved in child protection work. Chris Beckett's approachable style presents these issues in a clear and engaging way, all the time encouraging reflection and debate through such features as case examples and interactive exercises. The book is fully comprehensive, considering key topics such as: The consequences for children of abuse and neglect The reasons why some adults abuse and neglect children The personal challenges involved in doing... More info
Since the second edition was published in 1999, there have been major developments and changes in the theory and practice of Theraplay. This book provides a comprehensive update and revision of a classic resource for treating children and families struggling with a wide variety of problems. The book includes new research on attachment, childhood trauma, autism, among others, and explains how new advancements in neuroscience have informed and advanced Theraplay best practice. The book also contains new techniques for dealing with dysfunctional families, family disruptions, older adopted children, parental co-operation, and... More info
The 24 stories in this resource provide a years work based around the people who live in The Crescent. The characters provide a continuity and the themes include: • Giving and taking • Bullying and friendship • Honesty and lies • Birth and new arrivals • Environmental issues. With every story there is a warm up exercise, Circle Time discussion, supplementary ideas, National Curriculum links and photocopiable worksheets. A comprehensive resource using a mini soap opera storyline, which will help children identify and emphasize with the characters so that they can experience and... More info