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Direct Work with Family Groups: Simple, Fun Ideas to Aid Engagement and Assessment and Enable Positive Change
By Audrey Tait
Easy to use, tried and tested techniques to aid direct work with vulnerable families for child protection and related professionals. This must-have guide is full of creative ideas to engage the whole family and effect positive change through direct work.
This book explores the controversial and misunderstood world of sexualised weight gain known as feederism. Conversations with over 20 feeders and feedees are analysed through a psychological and sociological lens. The implications for health professionals working in bariatrics are discussed along with directions for future research.
Helping troubled parents to raise their children adequately is of crucial importance for parents, their children and society at large. Distressed parents have themselves often been endangered and, as a consequence, sometimes endanger their children either through maltreatment or through the effects of parental psychiatric disorder. Raising Parents explains how...
This is the first book to explore research on visiting friends and relatives VFR. In assembling an international collection of quality VFR-related research the editors present the profiles, characteristics, opportunities and behaviours of VFR travel for the benefit of researchers, industry practitioners and educators.
There has been a widespread fascination with age-dissimilar couples in recent years. This book examines how the romantic relationships of these couples are understood. Based on qualitative research, McKenzie investigates notions of autonomy, relatedness, contradiction, and change in age-dissimilar relationships and romantic love.
Whatever society we live in, and however open-minded we like to think we are, when it comes to our sex lives we all like to keep a few secrets. But this makes the jobs of sexologists -- professionals who study sexual behaviour -- pretty difficult. Luckily, David Spiegelhalter, Professor of...
Barrett and McIntosh incisively question the standard marxist and mainstream claims that 1 the nuclear family is suited to the functional requirements of the capitalist mode of production, and 2 the family has declined and much of its work is now undertaken by the state.