This book explains how to use the imagination, relaxation, meditation, visualisation and props such as toys or drawings to move supervisees away from conscious thought and into the power of play. The authors explain how such a creative approach encourages supervisees to explore the issues they are facing freely, and in doing so bring about powerful new insights. They draw together theory, research and practical exercises, and provide ideas for setting up and running creative supervision sessions, including how to get started and what tools and props are needed. The ideas and techniques outlined in this book will serve as a springboard for supervisors in many different contexts to work differently, and more effectively, with their supervisees. This book will be of interest to expressive arts therapists, social workers, psychologists, mental health workers, and anyone else working in a supervisory role.
Caroline Schuck is a qualified supervisor with a background in humanistic psychotherapy. She teaches supervision skills at the University of Westminster, works one to one, runs groups and co-facilitates supervision workshops for the London Deanery.
Jane Wood is an educator and qualified supervisor. She teaches supervision skills in London and in Japan both in colleges and at universities. She supervises groups and individuals internationally. She is a self-taught artist and has illustrated this book.
Sharne Rolfe brings an excellent discussion of attachment principles, research and applications to an exceedingly important topic, the relationships between child care teachers/providers and young children. It is an important resource for the current and next generation of early childhood professionals and researchers, and it will be a key resource for the growing international discussion about child care teacher/provider and child relationships. *Contents:* Part 1: Introduction Chapter 1: Introduction Part 2: The significance of attachment relationships Chapter 2: Attachment Theory Chapter 3: Internal working models Chapter 4: Quality of attachment Chapter... More info
At least 750,000 children a year worldwide witness domestic violence. These children grow up with an increased risk of developing symptoms associated with trauma and behavioural and mental health problems. Hearing Young People Talk About Witnessing Domestic Violence explores the cases of five young people who have been victims of domestic violence. Allowing the young people to speak out in their own voices, it provides deep insight into how their experiences have affected their emotional behaviour, the complexities of issues related to it and those aspects of support which provide... More info
Packed with activities and helpful advice, this resource is designed for professionals working to help adolescents and adults break the destructive cycle of low self-esteem. This fully updated new edition of Deborah M. Plummer's popular resource is filled with practical ideas for building healthy self-esteem. Easy-to-use photocopiable activity sheets encourage participants to use existing skills and develop new techniques to nurture confidence and feelings of self-worth. These are complemented by relaxation and breath control exercises, and expanded theoretical chapters that explains what healthy self-esteem is, why people may have low self-esteem... More info