E-books: Health and Social Care

  • Developing Baseline Communication Skills: Games and Activities for 3-5 year olds book cover

    Developing Baseline Communication Skills

    Games and Activities for 3-5 year olds, 2nd Edition

    By Catherine Delamain, Jill Spring

    Developing Baseline Communication Skills is a practical resource designed to fit with baseline assessments in primary school. The second edition of this bestselling resource contains a programme of games and activities to foster personal and social development, and promote language and literacy…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    The Good Communication Pathway

  • Speaking, Listening and Understanding: Games and Activities for 5-7 year olds book cover

    Speaking, Listening and Understanding

    Games and Activities for 5-7 year olds, 2nd Edition

    By Catherine Delamain, Jill Spring

    Speaking, Listening and Understanding is a practical resource packed full of games to improve young children’s communication skills. The second edition of this bestselling resource contains a programme of games and activities to foster the speaking, listening and understanding skills of children…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    The Good Communication Pathway

  • The Development Of Play book cover

    The Development Of Play

    4th Edition

    By David Cohen

    Why is play so important in child development? Are children in today’s society suffering from a lack of time for free play, with the emerging dominance of screen play? Can play therapy help to uncover, rescue and rehabilitate children living in abusive environments, or even in war-torn countries?…

    eBook – 2018-09-28
    Routledge

  • The Rehabilitation of Sexual Offenders: Complexity, Risk and Desistance book cover

    The Rehabilitation of Sexual Offenders

    Complexity, Risk and Desistance, 1st Edition

    By Jackie Craissati

    Sexual offenders – arguably the most hated and feared of all offenders – commit their crimes in our communities and are then hidden from public view as they serve long prison sentences. However, despite the public’s understandable anxiety, our criminal justice systems hold to the premise that…

    eBook – 2018-09-26
    Routledge

  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with Families book cover

    Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with Families

    1st Edition

    By Thorana S. Nelson

    Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with Families describes SFBT from a systemic perspective and provides students, educators, trainers, and practitioners with a clear explanation and rich examples of SFBT and systemic family therapy. Family therapists will learn how SFBT works with families,…

    eBook – 2018-09-24
    Routledge

  • Non-Religious Pastoral Care: A Practical Guide book cover

    Non-Religious Pastoral Care

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By David Savage

    This ground-breaking book is a guide to non-religious pastoral care practice in healthcare, prisons, education, and the armed forces in the UK. It brings a new perspective to our understanding of care services traditionally offered by chaplaincy departments. The book charts the progress from a…

    eBook – 2018-09-21
    Routledge

  • Equine-Assisted Mental Health for Healing Trauma book cover

    Equine-Assisted Mental Health for Healing Trauma

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kay Sudekum Trotter, Jennifer N. Baggerly

    Clinicians have long recognized that trauma therapy provides a pathway to recovery, and Equine-Assisted Mental Health for Healing Trauma provides that pathway for those who work with horses and clients together. This book demonstrates a range of equine-assisted mental health approaches and…

    eBook – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Reimagining Rehabilitation: Beyond the Individual book cover

    Reimagining Rehabilitation

    Beyond the Individual, 1st Edition

    By Lol Burke, Steve Collett, Fergus McNeill

    This book aims to make the case for and provide some of the resources necessary to reimagine rehabilitation for twenty-first-century criminal justice. Outlining an approach to rehabilitation which takes into account wider democratic processes, political structures and mechanisms of resource…

    eBook – 2018-09-17
    Routledge

  • Whose Body is it Anyway?: A sociological reflection upon fitness and wellbeing book cover

    Whose Body is it Anyway?

    A sociological reflection upon fitness and wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Ian Wellard

    There is a widespread interest in wellbeing, the healthy body and public health. However, there are also many simplistic and uncritical interpretations of what wellbeing or a healthy body should ‘look like’. By focusing upon wellbeing through examples taken from fitness-related activities, which…

    eBook – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Asia-Pacific Perspectives on Intercultural Psychology book cover

    Asia-Pacific Perspectives on Intercultural Psychology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Wen Li, Darrin Hodgetts, Koong Hean Foo

    Today‘s world is more interconnected and interdependent than ever before. Within the context of globalisation and the associated increased contact between diverse groups of people, the psychology of culture is more relevant than ever. Asia-Pacific Perspectives on Intercultural Psychology brings…

    eBook – 2018-09-07
    Routledge

  • Women and Retirement: Challenges of a New Life Stage book cover

    Women and Retirement

    Challenges of a New Life Stage, 1st Edition

    By Susan Moore, Doreen Rosenthal

    In the last century, changes to the nature and patterns of women’s working lives have been vast. Notably, the huge increase in women’s participation in the paid workforce means that today women are retiring in unprecedented numbers. How do they cope with this lifestyle transition? What major…

    eBook – 2018-09-06
    Routledge

  • School Start Year 1: Targeted Intervention for Language and Sound Awareness book cover

    School Start Year 1

    Targeted Intervention for Language and Sound Awareness, 1st Edition

    By Catherine de la Bedoyere, Catharine Lowry

    This highly practical resource is designed to be used with children who need additional help in developing communication skills in Year 1. It offers a carefully structured group intervention which can be delivered by teachers or teaching assistants and is designed to boost language and sound…

    eBook – 2018-09-05
    Routledge
    School Start

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