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The Space Between

Bridging the Gap Between Workers and Young People

By (author) Anita Mountain
Genres: Child welfare
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Russell House Publishing Ltd, Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
Published: 31st Oct 2004
Dimensions: w 210mm h 297mm
Weight: 368g
ISBN-10: 1903855373
ISBN-13: 9781903855379
Barcode No: 9781903855379
The Space Between offers groupwork approaches to work with young people who are at risk - for any reason - of:; being in contact with the juvenile justice system; coming before the courts; being received into care. The goal is to help workers to: develop direct work with young people that can stand alone, for example on anger, bullying, self-worth, motivation and creativity, personal relationships with family and peer group, leaving home, sexuality, racism, harassment. help develop work together with specialist partners on matters such as substance abuse, delinquency and criminality, health, housing and homelessness, prostitution, sexual abuse. Anita Mountain provides self-study material and a workbook approach to help you achieve these goals by presenting tried and tested games and exercises that can be used in specific circumstances that the young people whom this book is designed to help may find themselves. She wrote the predecessor to this book (Lifting the Limits, NYB 1989) from ideas shared during consultations with workers and young women within the juvenile justice system. This new book is extensively reworked, enriched and extended by her subsequent ten years' work as a c

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