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BK1 - Good Practice in Promoting Recovery and Healing for Abused Adults

BK1 - Good Practice in Promoting Recovery and Healing for Abused Adults
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Therapeutic support offered to victims of abuse whether experienced in childhood or in adulthood is often not considered or planned properly; in many instances a victim's definition of recovery and healing may differ vastly from how a professional views those processes. Good Practice in Promoting Recovery and Healing for Adults Who Have Been Abused explores the idea of 'recovery' being something physical in the short-term and 'healing' as an emotional process for long-term work. The book features chapters written by practitioners and researchers from various backgrounds and gives an insight into how to be creative in helping both male and female victims through recovery and healing processes. The prologue introduces the views of victims themselves before the opening chapter considers how recovery and healing should fit into the adult safeguarding process. The chapters then describe creative therapeutic methods which can be employed to help victims recover and to heal in different settings, whilst highlighting the long-term effects of abuse and the subsequent issues to be addressed. The issues covered range from child sexual abuse, domestic abuse and sex trafficking to the abuse of men and holocaust victims. With pedagogical features throughout, the book is essential reading for social workers, nurses, housing officers, support workers, counsellors, therapists, and for anyone working with adults who have experienced abuse in childhood or adulthood.

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TRAINING COURSES - AUTUMN/WINTER
 
1) Course 1 - Safeguarding Adults for BSL Interpreters: Safe and Best Practice - Saturday 14th October 2017.
 
2) Assertiveness Training - Saturday 18th November 2017.
 
3) Forced Marriage and Honour Based Violence - Saturday 20th January 2018.
 
4) Course 2 - Advanced Safeguarding Adults for BSL Interpreters: More on Practice Issues - Saturday 17th March 2018.
 
Time: All courses run from 09.30 to 16.30.
 
Venue: Holiday Inn Royal Victoria Hotel, Sheffield.
 
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10% OFF FEATURED BOOK FOR SEPTEMBER
 
"Can You Read Me: Creative Writing with Child and Adult Victims of Abuse" is the featured book of the month.
 
Offer price: £17.10 (P&P is FREE)
 
Reviews: 

'Occupational therapists will already be familiar with the principles of group work but the book demonstrates who the use of poetry can be used to order the chaos of the thoughts of the writers and describes the practical use of journals for workers in helping victims through the healing process. The book is also littered with useful snippets of advice. It is written in an economical, plain language sensitive to the subject matter and is deceptively quick to read as you are drawn in by the emotional raw poetry and writing it contains.' (Mental Health Occupational Therapy Journal)

'The first sixty-seven pages explore the creation of the book, understanding the origins of the work it presents and seeking to analyse it. These pages, in my opinion, concretise the book's real value. In my own experience as a counsellor with survivors of abuse, writing is frequently employed as a therapeutic tool but is less frequently well-understood. The book is clear and understandable. Various exercises are handily summarised in a series of readymade handouts, which may be photocopied and reused. This would be a valuable addition to the library of anyone working, or considering work, with survivors of abuse.' (Lapidus)

 
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