A Toolkit of Motivational Skills, Third Edition, draws on the latest research to show how the Motivational Interviewing approach can be effectively utilized to draw out and sustain an individual’s internal motivation for behavioural change.
Catherine Fuller, MA PGCertEd, is a lead staff developer within the National Probation Service for England and Wales and provides international learning and development consultancy and training. She helps practitioners and their managers in a variety of settings, develop skills, understanding and confidence to facilitate change in others. Her background includes over 30 years as a practitioner, manager and staff developer.
Phil Taylor, BA (hons), originally trained as a professional engineer, then made a career in the probation service as probation office, manager and trainer. Later Phil had his own training business working in the criminal justice sector across England and Wales. On retirement he completed a Creative Writing and Art degree. Phil has a concern to describe complex ideas in ways that can be easily understood by practitioners.
Kath Wilson is a senior lecturer and leads the probation programme at De Montfort University. She has previously worked in both the voluntary sector and as a probation officer. She teaches mainly around issues of Offender Management and Interventions Practice within the Criminal Justice System, particularly in relation to probation and policing programmes. Her research interests include diversity, management of offenders and management of change. She has recently published Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People and the Criminal Justice System.
Counselling Children, Adolescents and Families describes an innovative approach to therapeutic work which builds on the strengths of children and their parents. As the authors experience shows, helping clients to focus on potential solutions rather than problems can be a powerful means of engaging them in the therapeutic process, even in the most conflicting family circumstances. Harnessing the clients personal, family and community resources in this way also helps counteract their feelings of powerlessness and the possibility of increasing reliance on professional services. Part One outlines the basic principles of... More info
Widely regarded as the definitive reference, this handbook brings together foremost authorities on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Diagnostic and conceptual issues are reviewed in depth. The volume examines the causes and mechanisms of PTSD on multiple levels, from psychological processes to genes and neurobiology. Risk and resilience processes are addressed across development and in specific populations. Contributors describe evidence-based assessment and treatment approaches as well as promising emerging interventions. The integrative concluding chapter identifies key unanswered questions with important implications for science and practice. *New to This Edition:* Reflects major research... More info
The Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills Workbook for Bipolar Disorder - Using DBT to Regain Control of Your Emotions and Your Life Even if you've just been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, it's likely that you've been living with it for a long time. You've probably already developed your own ways of coping with recurring depression, the consequences of manic episodes, and the constant, uncomfortable feeling that you're at the mercy of your emotions. Some of these methods may work; others might do more harm than good. The Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills... More info