Here's a versatile resource for creating fun, encouraging others and building conversation! This bundle of 'seriously optimistic' stickers contains sticker sheets from eight of our best loved resources. Use the stickers at workshops, conferences, in the classroom and for therapeutic activities. They're great for sticking on workbooks, journals, fridge doors, lunch boxes, name tags, mirrors, letters and cards ... and a thousand other places you haven't even thought of yet!
Solution-Focused therapy is an increasingly popular approach, used by practitioners in a wide range of contexts and settings. Illustrating the breadth and depth of contemporary practice, the Handbook of Solution-Focused Therapy brings together contributions from leading practitioners in fields such as social work, education and health care to show how solution-focused techniques can be effective in many different situations. Beginning with an introduction to the origins and theory of the approach, the book examines different areas of practice, explaining how and why the solution-focused approach is applicable and highlighting the issues... More info
Person-centred instead of theory-centred, this resource provides a basic context for understanding how post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects people and those around them. Compassionate, first-hand knowledge of the different ways in which PTSD manifests itself are described throughout the 12 case studies examined in this guide. Bringing this mental health issue to light for sufferers, families, and friends, these stories illuminate the confusion that often surrounds the behaviours and reactions associated with PTSD and can increase understanding, patience, and awareness. A piece of reflective foil covers the middle of the front... More info
In this graceful, strong and thoughtful book, Barbara Wingard and Jane Lester relate stories of their lives and work as two Indigenous Australian women. These stories offer hopeful and practical ideas in relation to a wide range of issues facing Indigenous Australian families. *Chapters include:* Finding culturally appropriate ways to grieve, to remember and to heal; Understanding Aboriginal homelessness; Reclaiming family, language and country; Talking about diabetes; Responding to family violence; and Listening to Aboriginal people's stories of survival. Also included are key suggestions relating to the development of... More info