Children and Young People

Inside Adoption

Inside Adoption: a parent's story

ISBN 9781910919378

Inside Adoption is written by someone who has both worked within the adoption industry and is an adoptive parent himself. Philip Teasdale and his wife, Anne, adopted Jemma when she was a very young child. He describes here the difficult, traumatising years that followed as they struggled to create a…
Wisdom of children

The Wisdom of Children

ISBN 978 1 910919 20 0 (September 2016)

Every child is born with innate wisdom; the role of adults – parents, educators, social workers and policy makers – is to nurture this wisdom and enable it to flourish. This is the belief that underpins this extraordinary book. Barbara and Heather Williams have drawn on the work of…
Schools-Based Counselling

The School-Based Counselling Primer

ISBN 978 1 906254 78 0 (2016)

For students beginning to think about their future in the workplace, a school-based counselling post is likely to be a popular consideration. Policy agendas and funding streams indicate an increased commitment to the mental health of our young people, and the school setting is an obvious place to meet those…
Otis Doesn’t Scratch

Otis Doesn't Scratch. Talking to young children about self-injury

ISBN 978 1 906254 56 8

Should we talk to children about self-injury? Yes we should. 'Otis Doesn't Scratch' is a two-part resource to help young children understand why others self-harm. Children, like adults, often live in difficult circumstances, but with the right support they can make helpful sense of what’s happening. If…
Young People Hearing Voices

Young People Hearing Voices: What you need to know and what you can do

ISBN 978 1 906254 57 5 (2012)

This book has replaced Children Hearing Voices. The content remains unchanged. Listen to and interview with Rachel Waddingham, a contributor to the book who works with children hearing voices: Young People Hearing Voices is a unique, innovative book providing support and practical solutions for…
A Straight-Talking Introduction to Children’s Mental Health Problems

A Straight-Talking Introduction to Children's Mental Health Problems

ISBN 978 1 906254 15 5 (2009)

A pocket sized, good value series of succinct, thought provoking introductions ideal for students in all mental health disciplines, psychiatric service users, carers and indeed everyone with an interest in mental health. The authors are acknowledged leaders in their respective specialist fields with reputations for clear thinking, realistic, compassionate approaches…
Making and Breaking Children’s Lives

Making and Breaking Children's Lives

ISBN 978 1 898059 70 7 (2005)

This is a print-on-demand title. Your book will be delivered within 7 working days. Making and Breaking Children’s Lives examines how children are hurt in modern society. We hear much about the effects of early abandonment, abuse and lack of attachment, but find that children’s experiences are…