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  • Helping Children to Improve Their Communication Skills: Therapeutic Activities for Teachers, Parents and Therapists

    Helping Children to Improve Their Communication Skills: Therapeutic Activities for Teachers, Parents and Therapists

    by Deborah M Plummer

    For many children, the act of communication which most of us take for granted can be a struggle, and communicating with others can become something to fear rather than enjoy. This creative book is full of fun and imaginative ideas to help children aged 4—11 with a speech or language delay or disorder to develop their communication skills. It is packed with activities and games specifically tailored to help develop skills such as articulation, vocabulary development, breath control, conversation skills and non-verbal communication. Tips for personalising and shaping the activities...

  • How to Talk so Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids will Talk

    How to Talk so Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids will Talk

    by Adele Faber

    *30th Anniversary Edition* *Updated with new insights from the next generation* You can stop fighting with your children! Here is the bestselling book that will give you the know-how you need to be more effective with your children—and more supportive of yourself. Enthusiastically praised by parents and professionals around the world, the down-to-earth, respectful approach of Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish makes relationships with children of all ages less stressful and more rewarding. Now, in this thirtieth-anniversary edition, these award-winning experts share their latest insights and suggestions based on feedback they’ve...

  • Kids Skills in Action

    Kids Skills in Action

    by Ben Furman

    *No refund on this item - Was $27.90* *Reduced by 20% - Now $22.30* *Ben Furman* is a psychiatrist, author of internationally-recognised teacher of solution-focused therapy; he is co-director of the Helsinki Brief Therapy Institute and hosts a late-night radio program speaking with callers about diverse psychological and relationship issues Ever wanted to be a 'fly on the wall' in the consulting rooms of a range of skilled therapists, psychologists and social workers from around the world? Following the great success of 'Kids' Skills' (Ben Furman's book outlining his popular 15-step...

  • Kids’ Skills: Playful and Practical Solution-Finding with Children

    Kids’ Skills: Playful and Practical Solution-Finding with Children

    by Ben Furman

    A book buzzing with ideas, stories and suggestions. Playful and practical solution-finding with children. Warning! Kids Skills is a radical book. Well-known Finnish psychotherapist and TV presenter, Ben Furman, shares the Kids' Skills model for working with children that is influencing parents, teachers, counsellors and policy makers around the world. This is a playful and practical approach to solving difficulties faced by children where practically all problems can be seen as skills that need to be developed. This method invites children to become active participants in skill-building and solution-finding. Converting...

  • Life Story Books for Adopted Children: A Family Friendly Approach

    Life Story Books for Adopted Children: A Family Friendly Approach

    by Joy Rees

    Through words, pictures, photographs, certificates and other 'little treasures', a Life Storybook provides a detailed account of the child's early history and a chronology of their life.  This clear and concise book shows a new family-friendly way to compile a Life Storybook that promotes a sense of permanency for the child, and encourages attachments within the adoptive family. Joy Rees' improved model works chronologically backwards rather than forwards, aiming to reinforce the child's sense of belonging and security within the adoptive family before addressing the child's past and early trauma. The...

  • Making Sense of Child and Family Assessment: How to Interpret Children's Needs

    Making Sense of Child and Family Assessment: How to Interpret Children's Needs

    by Duncan Helm

    The application of assessment frameworks hinges on human qualities and skills which are naturally prone to bias and inconsistency. Making Sense of Assessment aims to support workers in analysing and making sense of the information gathered, and increasing accuracy and empathy in assessing the needs and risks for vulnerable children and young people. This book offers best practice guidance on how to analyse information gathered during the assessment of children and young people and their families. Good assessments take time and need to be appropriately resourced. A range of analytical tools...

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