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  • Culture and Madness: A Training Resource, Film and Commentary for Mental Health Professionals

    Culture and Madness: A Training Resource, Film and Commentary for Mental Health Professionals

    by Begum Maitra, Inga-Britt Kraus

    Culture and Madness is a training resource that critically approaches the subject of culture by questioning commonly held professional and cultural assumptions and biases. It outlines how mental health professionals can develop the skills in observation, analysis and critical thinking which are central to good mental health practice. The resource combines film, research and clinical scenarios to demonstrate how cultural influences pervade mental health thinking, practice and policy. At its heart is a 150-minute DVD, How Culture Matters, which explores how cultural communities in Britain consider mental health and illness. It...

  • DVD: Life and Learning with Autistic Spectrum Diffability

    DVD: Life and Learning with Autistic Spectrum Diffability

    by Wendy Lawson

    A qualified counsellor, social worker and psychologist, Wendy Lawson is well-known and respected for her writing and workshops based on her own experiences as a person with autism. Wendy prefers the term 'diffability' to disorder, and her research seeks to explore what being differently abled means in a world of neuro-diversity. Her strong personality and sense of humour make Wendy's talks and workshops hugely popular in both northern and southern hemispheres. This two-disc DVD comprises Wendy's full 3-hour presentation, during which she explains the workings of the autistic mind from...

  • DVD: Team of Life: Offering young people a sporting chance

    DVD: Team of Life: Offering young people a sporting chance

    The Team of Life narrative approach uses sporting metaphors to enable young people to deal with traumatic experience without having to speak directly about it. Young people are invited to consider who are the members of their ‘Team of Life’: Who make up some of the team members of your life? These people can be alive or no longer living. They can be present in your life now or people who you have known in the past. Who are the people who have been most influential (in a positive...

  • Strength-Centered Counseling: Integrating Postmodern Approaches and Skills With Practice

    Strength-Centered Counseling: Integrating Postmodern Approaches and Skills With Practice

    by Collin C Ward and Teri Reuter

    Integrates the most popular and most used counselling techniques into current teaching and practice This text provides a framework for the synthesis of postmodern theories of counselling. The cutting-edge Strength Centered Counseling model can be incorporated effectively with the more traditional models of counselling, resolving the ambiguity about how postmodernism fits into every day practice and results in more direct application of knowledge and skill sets for training in counsellor education. Authors Colin Ward and Teri Reuter offer a practical and straightforward resource that presents clients with opportunities to look at...