This book provides a succinct, accessible and clear guide on how to promote resilience in children and achieve positive developmental outcomes for them.
Dr Miriam Silver
Attachment in Common Sense and Doodles aims to bring some clarity and simplicity to the subject. Providing grounded information and advice accompanied by a series of simple 'doodles' throughout, it explains attachment in language that is easy to understand and describes how to apply this information in everyday life.
Nick Midgley, Jan Anderson, Eve Grainger and Tanja Nesic-Vuckovic
Nigel Parton and Corrine Wattam
Mr Mark Prever
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.
Kathryn Geldard and David Geldard
Kim S. Golding and Daniel A. Hughes
This book shows why these elements are so important to a child's development, and demonstrates to parents and carers how they can incorporate them into their day-to-day parenting.
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.
Hazel Reid and Jane Westergaard
This book examines key theoretical counselling perspectives and applies these specifically to work with young people.
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
Deborah M Plummer and Alice Harper
Maria Pozzi and Beverley Tydman
This model of parent-infant work has increasingly been taking place in community settings, adapting to the needs of emotionally deprived people such as refugees and ethnically diverse groups. Skilled workers from a variety of disciplines have benefited from psychodynamic thinking and supervision
Anne Alvarez has produced a professionally powerful and englightening book, drawn from her extensive experience as a child psychotherapist at the Tavistock Clinic.
Deborah D. Gray
This title provides professionals with the knowledge and advice they need to help adoptive families build positive relationships and help children heal.
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
Jane Aldgate, David Jones, Wendy Rose and Carole Jeffery
Written as part of a training pack for practitioners working in children's services and child protection, and bringing together leading figures from a range of disciplines, this important text shows how the latest child development theories can be applied to professionals' working practice.
Debbie Hindle and Graham Shulman
Monica Lanyado and Ann Horne
Tessa Baradon, Carol Broughton, Iris Gibbs and Jessica James
Susan Barton, Rudy Gonzalez, Patrick Tomlinson and Brian Burdekin
Children in care who have been traumatized need a therapeutic environment where they can heal and which meets their emotional and developmental needs. This book provides a model of care for traumatized children, based on theory and practice experience pioneered at the Lighthouse Foundation.
Dilys Daws listens to the 'cries' of the family as a whole. Her approach - based on meeting the parents and baby together a few times - is proving to be of great practical help to parents. Through the Night was the first book on the technique of parent-infant psychotherapy to be published in the UK.
This book - featuring a wealth of clinical examples - describes ways that TF-CBT is being applied in a range of contexts and with diverse populations.
Pamela Bartram and Jonathan Bradley
'Why Love Matters' explains why love is essential to brain development in the early years of life, particularly to the development of our social and emotional brain systems, and presents the startling discoveries that provide the answers to how our emotional lives work.
Understanding the roots of anger and encouraging appropriate and acceptable ways of expressing this are essential skills for anyone working with young people. "Working with Anger and Young People" warns against 'quick fix' solutions to dealing with anger, and draws on the author's experiences of youth counselling and training workshops to propose helpful interventions for addressing anger effectively and moving on from it.