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By Madge Bray
Recent changes in the health service have highlighted the need for the health professional to have effective communication skills in order to maintain a high quality of service to the client. This book will meet the demands brought about by the changes in role from the student to practitioner through...
Written for all those concerned with providing services for people with dementia and their families, this book explores the idea that communication is not only possible but also vital to the understanding and the development of services. The book is based on a series of interviews with sufferers and professionals...
This book provides a complete guide to good practice for those involved in risk assessment and management.. With its strong emphasis on practice, the book examines the key issues and methods of risk measurement, predictability and management, drawing upon the experience of the contributors in a wide variety of social...
Written by the directors of the world's major training programmes in dramatherapy, this book presents their approach to and theory of brief dramatherapy, which is offered in treatment settings for acute or chronic in-patient populations and out-patient or community health settings with a maintenance, rehabilitation or personal development purpose.
The scope of this book covers the many possible approaches to working with bereaved children. The contributors draw on their wide-ranging experience of working with bereaved children to examine a variety of methods and settings in which a child can find relief after bereavement.
By Anna Chesner
Chesner's book explores dramatherapy as perhaps the most wide-ranging of all art forms, incorporating as it does elements of music, movement, design, story and performance, and addresses the value of action-based therapy methods with people with learning difficulties.
This book addresses contemporary themes in the professional education of social workers. The contributors raise important questions about the nature and purpose of professional social work practice in a modern, changing and complex society.
Offering a new and much needed approach to supervision practice, Good Practice in Supervision considers the need and format for successful supervision, methods of effective implementation, and difficulties frequently encountered. The book includes many practical suggestions and examples which complement the sound theoretical base of the text.
This first collection of art therapy work with offenders describes how the use of art therapy has grown in prisons, young offender institutions, secure psychiatric and probation centres. Examples of work by people of different backgrounds show how art therapy contributes to the understanding of offenders, and to their understanding...