Drama as Therapydescribes and defines dramatherapy, providing in one volume a definition of the core processes at work in dramatherapy, a clear description of how to structure sessions, a thorough review of techniques and a wide range of examples from clinical practice. At the heart of the book is a definition of the nine core processes which define how and why dramatherapy can offer the opportunity for change. Also included are step-by-step breakdowns of the ways of working with a broad range of clients. Dramatherapy's approach to role, play, mask, ritual, performance and script are all described. The book includes extensive historical material from the 1920s to the present day, covering work in the US, the UK, Russia and the Netherlands. It challenges previous accounts of dramatherapy's history with details of Evreinov's Theatrotherapy, Iljine's work in Russia and interviews with innovators in the field, including Peter Slade, Sue Jennings and Marion Lindquvist.
'If you don't communicate your strategy in a way that your people understand and find compelling, how can you expect them to help you succeed with it? Research suggests only 5% of the people in an organization understand its strategy. If that is true for your organization, whose strategy are the other 95% implementing? Not yours, that is for sure.' Phil Jones' Communicating Strategy is designed to help you communicate your strategy in a compelling and effective way, and dramatically improve implementation and the resulting outcomes. It provides a clear framework for building a communication plan as well as practical information, techniques, tools, tips and exercises that can be applied to explain and deliver a complete and coherent message. With guidance on how to create change champions, the book is vital reading for senior managers globally.
The Arts Therapies provides, in one volume, a guide to the different disciplines and their current practice and thinking. It presents: * A clear analysis of the relationship between client, therapist and art form. * An exploration of research, practice and key contributions made to the field by practitioners internationally and within many different contexts. * Discussion of how the arts therapies relate to established health services. The Arts Therapies: A revolution in healthcare is a unique book that provides a thorough and up-to-date overview of the arts therapies. It will prove invaluable to arts therapists, health professionals, and all those who wish to learn more about the field.
Childhood: Services and Provision for Children provides an important and timely contribution to the field of Childhood and Youth Studies. This cutting-edge text brings together, within a critical framework, an understanding and discussion of a broad range of services, ideas and themes, and debates the impact of them on children’s lives. The text takes a truly multi-disciplinary perspective, reflecting the wide-ranging experience and backgrounds of the authors and contributors. The wealth of real case study material and reflective activities within each chapter helps develop the evaluative tools and critical skills essential for an understanding of the complex social, political and environmental issues surrounding childhood today and thus makes this an essential text for those studying in this field.
"The book shows how dramatherapy can be used with a wide range of clients and applied to their individual needs. Therapists working in different parts of the world contribute examples of their practice, alongside their research interviews demonstrating the effectiveness of dramatherapy. The book draws on studies ranging from child survivors of the tsunami in Sri Lanka to teenagers living with HIV in South Africa, from elderly clients dealing with psychosis in the UK to women in a refuge in Malaysia." "Drama as Therapy offers insight into how experienced dramatherapists understand their work with clients. It will be of great interest to dramatherapy students internationally, as well as professionals working with dramatherapy."--Jacket.
'Phil Jones has written a clear and practical guide that will give you everything you need to become an expert in Visual Basic .NET. I'm impressed with this book: the tutorial sections strike an excellent balance between ease of reading and comprehensive coverage of object-oriented terminology, and the practical exercises are both fun and thought-provoking.' Tim Sneath, .NET Principal Systems Engineer, Microsoft Ltd Phil Jones provides a comprehensive guide on how to code and design object-oriented programs. Complete with revision questions and practical activities, this text will guide you from your very first steps through to complete mastery of Visual Basic .NET. Written by a much-respected author in the field, this book has been designed for flexible use, both by readers who are new to Visual Basic and those who, though familiar with previous versions, need to grapple with new object-oriented techniques. Whether you are working alone or studying on a computer course, Visual Basic .NET will provide you with an accessible and authoritative guide.
Your choice of words can have a huge effect on the behaviour of others. How would you feel if... - Your conversations got you what you want? - You could communicate yourself out of challenging scenarios? - People said 'Yes' to you more often? Whether you are talking to your partner, your customer, your supplier or your neighbour, getting the desired outcomes from your communications can be a challenge. Written by one of the worlds top minds in sales psychology, Magic Words contains tried tested and proven communication strategies helping you to feel more confident and improve your results from every human interaction.
In today's world of modern selling many people look to overcomplicate simple strategies by adding unnecessary details, making tasks seem more difficult, and presenting their complicated methodologies as fancy acronyms that result in no more than trainers feeling important and the audience left confused. These Straight Forward guides cut out the fluff, de-mystify the nonsense and present tried tested and proven solutions to the challenges faced by sales people on a daily basis. Designed as a light read, this is a book to accompany a cup of coffee, facilitate a sales meeting or invigorate some of that travel time. Relax, enjoy your read and remember some of the reasons you started in this profession.