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Teaching young people with autism workplace skills while they are still school-aged is essential for helping them get jobs once they are ready to enter employment. This ready-made curriculum does exactly that, with a structured program for teaching groups of students aged 14-17 vital pre-employment skills, from interviewing to networking.
This eloquent ode to keeping a place for playfulness in adulthood explores the importance of play for leading a happy, authentic and harmonious life. Inspired by a plethora of writers and artists as well as the Core Process psychotherapy model, it reveals how play helps us understand ourselves, heal from...
Following the Care Act 2014, this essential guide to adult safeguarding sets out the most current principles behind working in this area, presents core skills and knowledge to support best practice and shows how to overcome areas that present challenges to practitioners.
An informed guide to supporting and working with transgender and non-binary youth. Topics of discussion include gender identity, sexuality, transitioning and mental health. Additional resources and suggested reading lists make this an essential reference for all professionals who counsel transgender youth.
One of the key skills in effective health and social care is accurately identifying and assessing the client's needs. This theoretically informed guide will show you how to enhance and apply these pivotal observation skills in a variety of challenging health and social settings with children, families and adults.
This book explores the spirituality and religiosity of children and adolescents through the language, thought and imagery of Buddhism. Drawing on his experience working with children in therapeutic practice, the author sets manifestations of spirituality in childhood, such as awe and wonder, alongside the Buddha's teachings.
In an increasingly secular society chaplaincy is no longer widely accepted as a necessary element of palliative care. A meditative reflection on the role played by hospice chaplains, this book argues that chaplains have a vital part to play in the care of a patient, their family, and those supporting...
A compilation of experiences from a range of clinical practices that depicts the use of compassion as a means of improving practitioner wellbeing, with direct effects on their therapeutic work. First-hand insights and ideas are offered for developing therapeutic practice through a framework of compassion.
Based on interviews with people on psychiatric medication who deem spirituality to be important in their lives, this book uncovers the relationship between psychopharmacology and spirituality. In doing so, it presents a challenge to the purely medical approach to mental health and wellbeing.
This accessible guide shows social workers and counsellors how to work effectively with very young children who have experienced domestic violence. Based on neurobiological research and over 25 years' experience in the field, it demonstrates how to deliver successful child-led therapy and work with the whole family to help each...