Includes 175 Gluten-free and Casein-free Recipes
In May 2013, the American Psychiatric Association provided new diagnostic criteria for autism: autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The term incorporates diagnoses previously described as separate: autistic disorder, Asperger's Disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, and pervasive developmental disorders not otherwise specified.
This comprehensive book on ASD will be a valuable resource for parents, caregivers and health professionals as well, with its combination of years of practical experience and a range of skills and knowledge from its outstanding author team. This multidisciplinary health care team has a keen understanding of the goals and expectations of both the patient and families.
R. Garth Smith, MBBS, FRCPC, is a Developmental Pediatrician and Medical Director of the Child Development Centre at Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston, Ontario, and a Research Board Member of the Canadian-American Research Consortium which works with over 3,000 families in the U.S. and Canada.
Susan Hannah, BA, B.S.Ch., is a respected health author, a volunteer researcher at ASD-CARC, Ongwanada and a former research associate at the Department of Family Medicine, Queen's University.
Elke Sengmueller, B.A.Sc., RD is a clinical dietician at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
Using folktales and other metaphoric stories can aid the healing process Just as stories have the power to enrich our lives, shape the way we perceive and interact with the world, and reveal the wonders of the human spirit, so too can they play an important and potent role in therapy-helping people develop the skills to cope with and survive a myriad of life situations. 101 Healing Stories celebrates the rewards of using parables, fables, and metaphors in therapy as a nonthreatening means to help clients discuss problems and consider... More info
101 Healing Stories for Kids and Teens provides straightforward advice on using storytelling and metaphors in a variety of therapeutic settings. Ideal for all who work with young people, this unique resource can be combined with other inventive and evidence-based techniques such as play, art, music, and drama therapies as well as solution focused, hypnotic, and cognitive-behavioural approaches. Offering guidance for new clinicians and seasoned professionals, George Burns’ latest work delivers a unique combination–information on incorporating storytelling in therapy, dozens of ready-made stories, and tips for creating original therapeutic stories. *Innovative chapters... More info
We live in a multicultural society, yet how well do we understand the differences that exist across cultures and how they may impact on mental health and mental health assessment? Assessing Mental Health Across Cultures provides a framework for mental health professionals and students to obtain an in-depth understanding of a client whose cultural background is different to their own. The book uses a combination of theoretical discussion and case examples set in the context of Australia's multicultural society. *Contents*: Chapter titles include: Issues and Dilemmas in Diagnosis Across Cultures... More info