What is it really like?
An honest perspective of working as a clinical psychologist for anyone considering a career in this fascinating field
Going up if teaching gets you down
This could be just the LIFT you need in your teaching career! This practical, strategy-led book is suitable for trainees, teachers and school leaders, and can be used to promote both individual reflection or a wider staff discussion around the themes of resilience and well-being.
A practitioner's guide
A practical exploration of what’s possible when caring for someone living with dementia, to help them live their best life in a way that makes sense to them.
A Bereaved Mum's Story
A mother shares insight on the positives and negatives of her young adult son’s unsuccessful cancer treatment with a view to contributing to improving services for the patient and the family.
How to understand social work theory and apply it to social work practice
Helps trainees and teachers to identify and support primary-aged children with mental health needs, providing a range of evidence-based tools.
Helps trainees and teachers to identify and support young people with mental health needs, providing a range of evidence-based tools.
Essential support for all trainees and practitioners working in early years contexts, helping them to understand and mitigate against the risk factors of mental health needs in children from birth to 5.
A Social Work Perspective
The book examines the experiences of people with mental health problems across all stages of the Criminal Justice System.
Critical Perspectives on Psychiatric Practice
This book offers an alternative and thought-provoking perspective to the conventional and orthodox understanding of mental health and how to help those suffering with mental illness. It will appeal to social workers in mental health contexts as well as students on post qualifying courses and the Masters Degree in Social Work.
stories of activism in social care and allied health professionals
This is the story of an anti-racist campaign staged by social workers and allied health professionals which encourages readers to consider their own possibilities for anti-racist action.
A northern perspective on a lifetime of learning, teaching and leading
A very personal and funny retrospective from Les Walton on a life in education over the last three-quarters of a century. From learner, to teacher to leader and government adviser, he takes us on his journey, delivering key messages for all those involved in education.
A mental health professional’s guide to commonly used medications
An updated and revised edition of this accessible best-selling text suitable for all trainee and registered health professionals who require knowledge and understanding of drugs used in the treatment of mental health conditions for prescribing or administering purposes.
An essential text on criminal investigation, from inception to conclusion, that matches the requirements of the new pre-join policing qualifications and the national policing curriculum. Suitable for all trainee and student police officers as well as those on criminology courses.