At last, a book that provides a comprehensive and thorough understanding of the complex subject... Asperger's syndrome. Written by a true expert in the subject, in a style that reflects Stephen Bradshaw's clear understanding of the needs of affected individuals, their families, and the professionals in the position of supporting them.
Dr. Heather Geddes
Every day, teachers and other school staff have to deal with children who present challenging behaviour during their learning process at school. This book combines the fundamental principles of attachment theory with teacher-based case studies, and practical 'how to' interventions.
Jay W. Roberts
What is experiential education? What are its theoretical roots? Where does this approach come from? Offering a fresh and distinctive take, this book is about going beyond "learning by doing" through an exploration of its underlying theoretical currents.
The third edition of this popular title is a highly practical and accessible guide to helping and supporting young people experiencing difficulties both at home and at school or college.
Positive psychology focuses on building strengths and developing creative and positive thinking in order to boost happiness, well-being and achievement. It helps people to be motivated, maintain positive mental health, and to flourish in all areas of their lives.
Julian Elliott and Maurice Place
Written by two leading experts in the field, this welcome third edition of Children in Difficulty: A guide to understanding and helping discusses some of the most common, yet incapacitating, difficulties that are frequently encountered by young children and adolescents.
Kathryn Geldard and David Geldard
In this third edition of their bestselling text, Kathryn and David Geldard provide a practical introduction to the principles and practices required for successful counselling, to show that working with young people can be both challenging and effective.
This book is the ideal introduction to counselling and supporting children and young people. Taking a person-centred approach, Mark Prever offers readers a clear understanding of the theory and practice of working with children and young people in difficulty - whether in a therapeutic, school or social work setting.
This book offers the tools to tackle cyberbullying and improve e-safety education. It sets out the different types of cyberbullying and how it impacts on particular groups of young people.
M. S. Thambirajah
This guide covers intellectual disabilities, dyslexia, dyscalculia (mathematical disability), autism spectrum disorders, speech and language impairment, developmental coordination disorder, and emotional and personality development.
Educational Psychology Casework is a practical, accessible guide to working with children, outlining the basic skills needed and practical strategies to promote positive change and obtain the best results for children.
"Equipping Young People to Choose Non-Violence" is a 12-session programme for those working with young people aged 10+ whose use of violent or aggressive behaviour is problematic.
We use the word all the time, but what exactly is self-esteem, and how do young people develop it? "Feeling Like Crap" explores how a young person's self is constructed, and what might help that self to feel more valued and confident
Focus, mindfulness, relaxation and concentration are key elements of achieving emotional well-being, and are also important for a child's development of skills and abilities. "Focussing and Calming Activities for Children" helps children to build social, emotional and spiritual well-being.
Ted Cole and Barbara Knowles
Young people with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties (BESD - sometimes called 'SEBD' or 'EBD') need effective and consistent support, yet providing this can be highly stressful and demanding for the practitioners involved. Complete with practical intervention strategies based on research, theory and practice, this comprehensive handbook provides practitioners with the information and tools they need to deal with BESD in a way that is of benefit to them as well as to the children they work with.
This title provides educational professionals with a much-needed classroom handbook of new strategies, practical tools and the confidence for supporting these children from an attachment perspective, thus promoting inclusion in the school system.
Warwick Pudney and Eliane Whitehouse
Young children can erupt like little volcanoes when they are feeling angry. It can be overwhelming and difficult to deal with, and can produce angry feelings in the parent or caregiver too. This book is packed with advice and strategies for those working with children under five on how to understand and manage anger in children, and also how to help their parents or caregivers to deal with anger.
An indispensable resource for educators and autism specialists, this highly practical book shows how to include students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in general education settings.
Marjorie Boxall and Sylvia Lucas
Unique in its field, the second edition of this respected book continues to underpin teaching in a positive, structured, and proactive manner.
Presents an account of the understandings of children's emotional development. This book integrates the research findings from areas such as attachment theory, neuroscience and developmental psychology
Kim S. Golding, Sian Templeton, Jane Fain and Cathy Mills
This easy-to-use tool provides an observation checklist which enables staff to identify behavioural patterns in children with social and emotional difficulties, analyse the emotional difficulties underlying these behaviours and establish what kind of help and support the children need.
Paul Cooper and Carmel Cefai
Promoting Emotional Education connects with the contemporary shift from an exclusively academic focus towards a more balanced and broader approach to education, with an emphasis on both academic and emotional literacy.
It is important that school teachers and staff know how to respond to bereavement and how they can best help the child. This short, easy to read book offers simple but important advice and guidance for school teachers and staff on what to do when a child is grieving.
Margot Sunderland, Daniel A Hughes, Karl Heinz Brisch and Louise Bomber
When children from insecure backgrounds become adolescents, the challenges they experience themselves and present for those around them can get a lot harder to sort out, before the teenager can fully integrate into society.
This book provides a definitive introduction to Video Interaction Guidance.
Milner, Judith and Batema
Based on solution focused practice principles, this book illustrates communication skills and playful techniques for working with all children and young people, regardless of any health, learning or development need.