Social welfare & social services

    Bread for All

    By Chris Renwick

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    SHORTLISTED FOR THE LONGMAN-HISTORY TODAY PRIZE 2018 LONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE 2018 'Makes a gripping human story out of the wisest and most progressive policy achievement of any government in the history of the world ... the welfare state deserves books this good' Stuart Maconie, New Statesman, Books of...

    Learning To Counsel, 4th Edition

    By Jan Sutton

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    First published in 1997, the 4th edition of this classic text on counselling has been thoroughly reworked and updated with new material added to reflect latest practice.

    Cognitive-Emotive-Behavioural Coaching

    By Windy Dryden

    Paperback £23.68

    This accessible introduction to cognitive-emotive-behavioural coaching CEBC emphasises the role emotions play in coaching and explores how coaches can acknowledge them in their work, as well as demonstrating how CEBC can be enriched with a flexible and pluralistic approach. Windy Dryden explores both the range of issues that CEBC can...

    Promoting Young People's Wellbeing through Empowerment and A

    By Lucy Maynard

    Paperback Save £2.22 = £28.77

    The terms `wellbeing', `empowerment' and `agency' are common parlance in policy and practice with children, young people and families CYPF, yet are often misused or not fully understood. Further, there is a disconnect between these abstract concepts and tangible practice with CYPF. This book bridges the theory-practice divide, offering a...

    Ageing and Globalisation

    By Martin Hyde

    Paperback £23.70

    This book provides, for the first time, an accessible overview of how population ageing and globalisation - two of the most radical social transformations that have occurred - interact.

    Gestalt Psychotherapy and Coaching for Relationships

    By Philip Brownell

    Paperback £26.22

    Gestalt Psychotherapy and Coaching for Relationships provides psychotherapists and coaches with a thorough understanding of two-person dynamics and offers practical interventions for working with couples and with two-person teams within larger organizations. Part I of this text relates contemporary gestalt therapy theory and gestalt-based coaching to developments in phenomenology, hermeneutics,...

    What Social Workers Need to Know

    Paperback £23.68

    Social work deals with the heavy end of human difficulties such as cruelty, self-destructiveness, and severe and enduring mental health problems. How do social workers make sense of the emotional difficulties which come with the realities of practice? Understanding our clients is the best way of dealing with complex situations...

    After Austerity

    Paperback Save £0.54 = £24.46

    This book examines European welfare states, how and why they are changing, and how they are likely to develop.

    Social and Emotional Skills Training for Children

    By John E. Lochman

    Paperback Save £0.14 = £25.85

    From leading authorities, this volume presents a unique evidence-based group intervention for the 10-15% of children who are challenged by peer difficulties in elementary school. The book features 107 engaging full-color reproducible handouts, posters, and other tools. In addition to teaching core social skills participation, communication, cooperation, good sportsmanship, conflict...

    Humanistic Psychology

    Paperback £29.62

    This book provides a thought-provoking examination of the present state and the future of Humanistic Psychology, showcasing a rich international contributor line-up. The book addresses head-on the current state of a world in crisis, not only placing the current conjuncture within a wider evolutionary context, but also demonstrating the specifically...

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