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  • Can I Tell You About Dementia?: A guide for family, friends and carers

    Can I Tell You About Dementia?: A guide for family, friends and carers

    by Jude Welton

    *Only 1 left at this price* *No refund on this item: Was: $22.95* *Reduced by 25% - now $17.20*   Meet Jack - an older man with dementia. Jack invites readers to learn about dementia from his perspective, helping them to understand the challenges faced by someone with dementia and the changes it causes to memory, communication and behaviour. He also gives advice on how to help someone with dementia stay as mentally and physically active as possible, keep safe and continue to feel cared for and valued. With illustrations throughout,...

  • Celebrating You...Celebrating Me!

    Celebrating You...Celebrating Me!

    by Youthlight

    *No refund on this item: Was: $28.30* *Reduced by 20% - Now $22.60* Immigrating and cultural diversity are central to the characteristics of the American experience. The United States accepts immigrants from more places around the world than any other nation. During the past century, the mix of people in the United States has become more varied which has impacted American classrooms. There is growing body of evidence that links multicultural education to improved academic performance and many states have adopted general goals, recognising the value of ethnic and cultural diversity. Each...

  • Children in Changing Families: Life After Parental Separation

    Children in Changing Families: Life After Parental Separation

    by Jan Pryor & Bryan Rodgers

    *Only 1 left at this price* *No refund on this item: Was: $92.95* *Reduced by 25% - now $71.95* At time when separation and divorce are increasingly common, this book supplies much-needed insights into why some children survive change in families better than others. *Contents:* List of Figures and Tables. Series Editor's Preface. Acknowledgments. Glossary of Studies Frequently Referred to in the Book. Introduction. 1. The Context of Family Transitions. 2. Frameworks for Understanding Family Transitions. 3. Family Transitions and Outcomes for Children. 4. Children's Perceptions of Families and Family Change....

  • Coming Out, Coming Home

    Coming Out, Coming Home

    by Joan Golding / Peter Wood

    *Only 1 left at this price* *No refund on this item: Was: $20.00* *Reduced by 25% - now $15.00*   Growth in freedom for the parents of gay and lesbian chilren. “Hey mum. I’m gay, you know!”, “Yes, darling. I know” Joan vividly recalls the moment her son, Martin, “came out”. “When I was about fifteen, my mother said she would rather her sons dropped dead right there and then that grow up to be queer….. I could never bring myself to tell her who I was” Gay celibate Catholic priest, Peter...

  • Counseling Widowers

    Counseling Widowers

    by Jason Troyer

    *No refund on this item: Was: $64.99* *Reduced by 20% - Now $51.99* Working with widowers can be one of the most challenging parts of a therapist’s career. Despite the need for better research and professional guidance, therapists have often been left alone to confront a group struggling with high rates of suicide, mortality, physical health problems, and depression. Counseling Widowers builds from the latest developments in grief research and men’s studies to bridge the gap between counseling practice and the needs of bereaved men. In these pages, therapists will...

  • Critical Issues in Child Welfare (Hardback book)

    Critical Issues in Child Welfare (Hardback book)

    by Joan Shireman

    *No refund on this item: Was: $141.00* *Reduced by 40% - Now $84.60* What role can and should social work play in child welfare services? Responding to what many consider a crisis in the child welfare system, Critical Issues in Child Welfare is a comprehensive overview of the policies, programs, and practices that define the field, with an emphasis on the role of social work. Joan Shireman looks at the community context of child welfare, noting changes over time, and the role of social work in the development of...

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