1. How our understanding of and approach to autism has developed over 30 years. Tony Attwood. 2. The Stigma of Autism. Dr Luke Beardon. 3. What I have learnt over three decades as a child and adolescent psychiatrist. Nisha Dogra. 4. Therapeutic Communities: adapt or die!. Rex Haigh and Jan Lees. 5. Mental Health Stigma: Talking and Taboo. Sarah Carr. 6. Developments in Art Therapy over the Last 30 Years. Marian Liebmann. 7. Music Therapy. Grace Watts 8. What seest thou else? The past and future of forensic psychotherapy. Gwen Adshead. 9. Fake-News, Post Truth and the Glimmer of Hope: Some Changes in the Educational Landscape, 1987-2017. Paul Cooper. 10. A brief story of counselling in schools since 1987. Nick Luxmoore. 11. Children's rights and power. Priscilla Alderson. 12. Educational Psychology: The Last Thirty Years. Barbara Kelly. 13. Reflections on the past 30 years of restorative practice in the UK. Belinda Hopkins. 14. Social Work. Joyce Lishman. 15. Adult safeguarding. Michael Mandelstam. 16. 30 years of Service User Involvement and Advocacy. Peter Beresford. 17. Dementia: Reflections. Dawn Brooker. 18. Changing views of safeguarding children since 1987. Harriet Ward. 19. 30 Years of Social Work and the Media. Martin Barrow. 20. Breaking the Silence and Secrecy of Childhood Sexual Abuse. Christiane Sanderson. 21. 30 Years in the field of adoption and foster care. Kim Golding. 22. Other People's Children: Adoption. Sally Donovan. 23. Youth Work: Personal, Social and Political Education. Vanessa Rogers. 24. Occupational therapy. Winnie Dunn. 25. Using a 'Functional Nutrition' Approach. Lorraine Nicolle. 26. Chinese Medicine in the West. Nigel Ching. 27. Yoga Therapy: A Pleasant Surprise. Matthew Taylor. 28. Chinese medicine - journey from the fringes. 29. Aromatherapy Literature 2987-2017. Jennifer Peace Rhind. 30. Developments in Shiatsu over the last 30 years. Carola Beresford-Cooke. 31. Gender Diversity. CJ Atkinson.
Professionals at the forefront of enabling social change explore the past, present and future of their fields
Tony Attwood, PhD, is a clinical psychologist from Brisbane, Australia, with over 30 years of experience with individuals with autism spectrum disorders. He is currently Adjunct Professor at Griffith University in Queensland. Paul Cooper is Professor of Education at the School of Education, University of Leicester, UK. Paul is also Co-chair of ENSEC, and the ENSEC representative at the European Centre for Educational Resilience and Socio-Emotional Health, University of Malta. Priscilla Alderson, PhD, FRSA is Professor of Childhood Studies at the Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London. She has written numerous books and articles on young children's rights. Nick Luxmoore was a school counsellor, trainer, teacher, youth worker and UKCP registered Psychodrama psychotherapist. He had over 35 years' experience of work with young people and with the professionals who support them. He worked as the Counsellor at King Alfred's Academy, Wantage, UK. Belinda Hopkins is Director and Lead Trainer of Transforming Conflict, a centre for restorative justice in education. Michael Mandelstam provides independent legal training to local authorities, the NHS and voluntary organisations. In the past, he worked at the Disabled Living Foundation, a national voluntary organisation, and for a few years at the Social Services Inspectorate at the Department of Health. He holds postgraduate qualifications in law, information studies and the history of science and medicine. Professor Dawn Brooker is the Director of the University of Worcester Association for Dementia Studies. Professionally qualified as a clinical psychologist, she has over twenty-five years experience working to improve the quality of care for people with dementia as a clinician, as a service manager and as an academic. Christiane Sanderson BSc., MSc. is a lecturer in Psychology at the University of Roehampton. With 26 years' experience working in child sexual abuse, sexual violence, complex trauma and domestic abuse, she has run consultancy and training for parents, teachers, social workers, nurses, therapists, counsellors, solicitors, the NSPCC, the Catholic Safeguarding Advisory Committee, the Methodist Church, the Metropolitan Police Service and the Refugee Council. She is the author of Counselling Skills for Working with Trauma, Introduction to Counselling Survivors of Interpersonal Trauma, Counselling Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse and The Seduction of Children, also published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Kim S. Golding CBE, BSc, MSc, D. Clin. Psy. AFBPsS is a clinical psychologist who works in Worcestershire, England where she was influential in the founding of the Integrated Service for Looked After Children - a multi-agency, holistic service providing support for foster, adoptive and residential parents, schools and the range of professionals supporting children growing up in care or in adoptive families. Kim was trained and mentored by Dan Hughes in the use of Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP). She is on the board of the Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Institute supporting the use of DDP in Europe, USA and Canada. She accredits and trains professionals in the approach in the UK and has been invited to speak about this work internationally. Sally Donovan grew up in a small town in England and studied English at Exeter University. After 10 years working in commercial management, she retrained for a new career in horticulture, working for several years in historic gardens. In 2004, Sally and her husband Rob adopted two children from local authority care. Like many children adopted from within the UK today, Sally and Rob's children had suffered neglect and abuse in their early lives. Together they have journeyed through the many challenges of building a family with children so profoundly affected by their early trauma. Vanessa Rogers is a qualified teacher and renowned youth worker with over ten years' experience both at practitioner and management levels. Prior to becoming a nationally acclaimed youth work consultant, Vanessa managed a wide range of services for young people including a large youth centre and targeted detached projects in Hertfordshire, UK. Vanessa's website can be found at www.vanessarogers.co.uk. Dr. Winnie Dunn is Professor and Chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy Education at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She is the leading authority and internationally recognized for her research about how people respond to sensory experiences in their everyday lives. Professor Dunn has published widely and her work on sensory processing includes development of a set of measures, called the Sensory Profiles, which are used by many disciplines internationally. She lives with her husband Tim in Kansas City, Missouri. Lorraine Nicolle MSc is a nutrition practitioner with a regular clinic at a London-based natural health centre. Lorraine is also a nutrition lecturer and module leader on university-validated degree and post-graduate courses. She works with a healthcare company, writing and delivering nutrition education sessions for healthcare practitioners, and runs workplace nutrition programmes for businesses. She is a recent recipient of the CAM Award. For more information, see www.lorrainenicollenutrition.co.uk. Charles Buck is widely respected as a practitioner, educator and author in the field of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. Originally from a medical science background he became one of the first to practise and teach Chinese herbal medicine in the UK over thirty years ago. He has since gained respect for his knowledge and insight and has made significant contributions to its development in the UK and Europe. Charles is currently Chairman of the British Acupuncture Council. Jennifer Peace Rhind is a Chartered Biologist with a Ph.D. from the University of Strathclyde and qualifications in massage and aromatherapy. She has worked in flavour research and product development, as a therapist and partner in a multidisciplinary complementary healthcare clinic, in education and course development, and as a lecturer in Higher Education. She is an author, writer, mentor and essential oils consultant. She lives in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. Carola Beresford-Cooke is a well-known and highly respected teacher of shiatsu. She has taught for many years at the Shiatsu College (UK) in London, and lives in Wales where she teaches and gives treatments (www.shiatsu-wales.co.uk).