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  1. The Essence of Play

    A Practice Companion for Professionals Working with Children and Young People

    By Justine Howard, Karen McInnes

    A unique companion to professional play practice! All play professionals are united in their belief that play is important for children’s development – and there are inherent characteristics of play that underpin professional play practice across contexts. Providing an overarching concept of play,...

    Published January 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Bullying

    Experiences and discourses of sexuality and gender

    Edited by Ian Rivers, Neil Duncan

    Series: Foundations and Futures of Education

    Bullying: Experiences and Discourses of Sexuality and Gender provides a valuable insight into the experiences of young people and how bullying can impact upon them in the school environment. The book offers an introduction to the key issues associated with bullying on the grounds of sex and sexual...

    Published January 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Out of the Mainstream: Helping the children of parents with a mental illness

    Edited by Rosemary Loshak

    Out of the Mainstream identifies those aspects of mental illness which can compromise parenting and affect children’s development, as well as the efforts of professionals to intervene effectively. With chapters from professionals working primarily with children or adults, in different agencies and...

    Published December 27th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Innocence, Knowledge and the Construction of Childhood

    The contradictory nature of sexuality and censorship in children’s contemporary lives

    By Kerry H. Robinson

    Innocence, Knowledge and the Construction of Childhood provides a critical examination of the way we regulate children’s access to certain knowledge and explores how this regulation contributes to the construction of childhood, to children’s vulnerability and to the constitution of the ‘good’...

    Published November 16th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Family-Centered Treatment With Struggling Young Adults

    A Clinician’s Guide to the Transition From Adolescence to Autonomy

    By Brad Sachs

    Family-Centered Treatment With Struggling Young Adults is an indispensible guidebook to the unique set of problems and opportunities that families face when young adults are experiencing difficulty pulling anchor and setting sail. Renowned clinician Brad Sachs, PhD, provides both a conceptual...

    Published November 5th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Deciding Children's Futures

    An Expert Guide to Assessments for Safeguarding and Promoting Children's Welfare in the Family Court

    By Joyce Scaife

    Deciding Children’s Futures addresses the thorny task of how to assess parents and children who belong to struggling families where there are issues of neglect or significant harm, and when separating parents are contesting arrangements for the care of their children. This is a practitioner’s guide...

    Published October 5th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Adult Attachment in Family Relationships

    Research, Assessment and Intervention

    By Antonia Bifulco, Geraldine Thomas

    Attachment theory has become a key focus of both research and practice in understanding and treating psychological and social risk for marital and relationship problems, parenting and clinical disorders. In particular, adult attachment style is a key explanatory factor for understanding problems in...

    Published September 26th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Community Mental Health

    Challenges for the 21st Century, Second Edition

    Edited by Jessica Rosenberg, Samuel Rosenberg

    The first edition of Community Mental Health quickly established itself as one of the most comprehensive and timely books about mental health practice in community settings. Readers will find that this new edition is also on the leading edge of the field, providing the most up-to-date research and...

    Published August 25th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Couples in Collusion

    Short-Term, Assessment-Based Strategies for Helping Couples Disarm Their Defenses

    By Dennis A. Bagarozzi

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    When a couple enters therapy, both partners have either explicit or implicit understandings of what can—and, more importantly, cannot—be discussed in therapy. Even when empirically tested assessments are used to help pinpoint areas of concern and conflict, couples may choose to identify only those...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Young Children Learning Through Schemas

    Deepening the dialogue about learning in the home and in the nursery

    By Katey Mairs, The Pen Green Team

    Edited by Cath Arnold

    Series: Pen Green Books for Early Years Educators

    Young Children Learning Through Schemas is a creative and highly engaging text that shows how young children can learn through exploring repeated patterns in their actions. With contributions from a range of practitioners, this book examines the philosophical approaches underpinning constructivism...

    Published June 26th 2012 by Routledge