A moving account of a remakable woman who suffered appalling and sustained abuse throughout her childhood at the hands of those who should have been caring for her.
Against the odds, Catherine managed to turn her life around and this story is a testament to her personal courage, indomitable spirit and strong Christian faith that sustained her on her long road to recovery.
Bob Pull A5 289pp
Written by Bob Pull, a former Metropolitan Police Detective Inspector and head of Project Violet, Child Witches and Trafficking features five high profile court cases where children were accused of being witches, trafficked and abused.
Drawing on his previous experience and his interviews of police officers and other professionals, it tackles head-on faith-based child abuse within Black African churches in the UK. And the lessons it draws out make it exceptionally relevant to child safeguarding everywhere
Dr Kate Middleton (Lion) A5 144pb
This accessible and practical book helps readers come to a full understanding of eating disorers and the various stages involved in recovery. It is essential reading for sufferers, their families and friends, and also the interested reader. Writing from her experience of working with sufferers and drawing extensively on case histories, Kate Middleton explains what eating disorders are and why we develop them. Cruicially she also offers guidance for setting out on the road to recovery.
The four modules that make up the online Core Course are based on the very successful Facing the Unthinkable training which has developed over many years. It is designed for all workers and leaders working with children or vulnerable adults.
The four modules which make up the Core Course are:
Each of the four modules takes around an hour to complete and is broken up into digestable sections including real life examples and a practical excercise.
You can complete a multiple choice test at the end of each module, to demonstrate your understanding and a certificate will be awarded on completion of the course.
Greta Randle (Inter-Varsity Press) A5 144pp
Are some things just too difficult to forgive? Like child abuse at the hands of a trusted family friend? Greta Randle's story shows us that forgiveness is not only possible, but that it is hugely liberating for the victim.
Jane Grayshon A5 228pp
This story gives insight that is unique. Unfettered by adult words such as 'abuse', Rose speaks with extraordinary clarity, sharing her puzzlement, trying repeatedly to piece together facts that don't fit.
At last, we have an unparalleled account of the child herself, explaining her child-interpretation of what she concludes must be happening. With poignant apprehension, the adult reader can anticipate what Rose cannot, as she is being propelled into increasing danger.
Deborah Plummer (Jessica Kingsley Publishers) A4 278pp
A photocopiable resource book filled with simple, practical and innovative ideas for the development and maintenance of a healthy self-esteem.
Helping Adolescents and Adults to Build Self-Esteem is filled with simple, practical and innovative ideas for supporting the development and maintenance of healthy self-esteem. Based on the author's clinical experience, the easy-to-use photocopiable activity sheets encourage participants to draw on existing skills and to develop new approaches to building confidence and feelings of self-worth. These exercises are suitable for work with individuals and with groups, and will prove an indispensable aid to building self-esteem in adolescents and individuals.
Deborah Plummer (Jessica Kingsley Publishers) A4 285pp
A photocopiable resource book filled with simple, practical and innovative ideas for the development and maintenance of a healthy self-esteem.
This second edition of the highly successful "Helping Children to Build Self-Esteem" is packed with fun and effective activities to help children develop and maintain healthy self-esteem. Updated material has been added including a section on running parent groups alongside children's groups, as well as a brand new layout, fresh illustrations, an expanded theoretical section and extra activities. Based on the author's extensive clinical experience, this activities book will equip and support teaching staff, therapists and carers in encouraging feelings of competence and self-worth in children and their families. It is primarily designed for use with individuals and groups of children aged
7-11, but the ideas can easily be adapted for both older and younger children and children with learning difficulties.
Deborah Plummer (Jessica Kingsley Publishers) A4 142pp
This photocopiable resource is invaluable for anyone looking for creative, practical ways of helping children to cope with change, stress and anxiety.
Children who have difficulty coping with change or who experience uncomfortabley high levels of stress and anxiety often need help with understanding and managing their emotions. This creative book combines accessible theory with a wealth of games and activities designed to help children with these difficulties and build emotional awareness and resilience. It is primarily designed for use with individuals and groups of children aged 7-11, but the ideas can easily be adapted for both older and younger children and children with learning difficulties.
Krish Kandiah (Hodder and Stoughton) A5 194pp
The real life stories show the joy and challenges that adoption and fostering bring.
Helena Wilkinson (CWR) A5 140pp
Written from personal and professional experience this book provides practical insight for both sufferers and supporters.
The Introduction to Safeguarding courses are for those who work or volunteer with either children or adults. It is designed as an induction-level course to be used prior to the completion of further safeguarding training.
You may need to do one or both of these courses depending on the context within which you work. As you have purchased the ‘Introduction to Safeguarding’ course, you are able to take either or both at no extra cost.
Both courses should take no more than 30 minutes each but you can proceed at your own pace. At the end there will be some simple questions to check you have understood the content and a certificate will be awarded if successful.
Rebecca Mitchell (Lion) A5 160pp
Being sexually abused is one of the most destructive events that can occur to someone, especially a child. It can lead to feelings of pain, shame and trauma which stay with a person throughout their life, damaging their adult relationships and preventing them from living life to the full.
This does not have to be the case, Rebecca Mitchell, who was sexually abused as a child by someone close to her, passionately believes that you do not have to be defined by your past. Whatever damage you have suffered in the past, New Shoes offers easy-to-understand, friendly and achievable advice and information for freeing yourself from the shadow of sexual abuse, and discovering hidden inner strength that will give you new choices, confidence and hope.
Gwen Purdie (Christian Focus) A5 171pp
This book is a thoroughly Christian response to issues surrounding sexual abuse. It is a frank and much needed look at a complex situation that affects more people than we want to believe.
It offers real and positive answers - and practical help. Written by an experienced counsellor, this book will help equip those who have suffered abuse and those who counsel them. It will also help anyone who knows the abused person (and the perpetrator of the abuse) to help them face the future and grasp the hope and healing that is offered in Christ.
Cerys Morgan (CCPAS) A5 167pp
Cerys writes movingly of her struggles to break free from the pressures of church leaders to keep the abuse she had experienced under wraps. It took great courage on her part and a steadfast faith in God to bring her to the point where she could inform the police of what she had suffered as a young person and eventually for justice to be done.
The final chapter of the book is written by the current Senior Leader of the church, who with fellow elders has faced up to past failings and gives clear advice about what to do when abuse is discovered.
Restored is an international Christian Alliance working to transform relationships and end violence against women. The specific focus of this pack is on the prevention of male violence against women in intimate-partner relationships, also referred to as domestic violence and domestic abuse.
Dr Kate Middleton and Sara Garvie (Lion) A5 142pp
This practical and accessible book demystifies a subject many people find hard to understand, though self harm is an increasingly common feature of modern society. Suitable for carer and self harmer alike, it offers an encouraging companion along the path to recovery.
Kate Middleton is a Director of Anorexia and Bulimia Care and Sara Garvie Director of www.selfharm.co.uk Both have extensive experience and expertise in this field.
New to our on-line shop - Self-esteem is a topic of the moment, and the issue can have a significant impact on the lives of young people, both as individuals and in groups.
After exploring the meaning of the term, this helpful study offers some biblical reflections before setting our practical approaches to building self-esteem. It will be a valuable addition to the toolbox of anyone working with young people.
John Watson (Grove Pastoral Series) A5 28pp
This booklet reflects on the roots and reality of shame and how good pastoral practice can bring healing and wholeness. We are used to talking of sin and guilt in our churches. But a more pervasive problem is that of shame, with its complex roots in society as well as the individual, and its wide damaging effects.
Jeanette Gosney (Grove Pastoral Series) A5 28pp
There is now greater awareness of the issue of sexual abuse both within and outside the church - as many as 1 in 4 of the average congregation may have suffered abuse in some form. But many are still unclear about the best way to respond.
This carefully researched study looks at how adult survivors might react to their experience, and particularly at how their view of God may have been afected. It offers practical ways in whihc churches can shape their teaching and worship in order to communicate God's love effectively.
Michael & Hilary Perrott A5 119pp
This is a parent guide with a difference. It doesn't deal with details of toilet training or pocket money, but with some of the big issues of parenting.
This book will help you learn on the job whatever your stage on this rollercoaster ride of parenting, incorporating guidelines on topics such as: listening, sibling rivalry, praise, boundaries, punishment, friends, social skills, safety, sex, alcohol and drugs, and - most important - how to survive and thrive as a parent!
Tim Horton (Sanctuary) A4 80pp
A treatment supplement for sex offenders with christian beliefs. This book addresses Christian values and spirituality, while insisting that sex offenders be held accountable for their abuse. It shows that Christian salvation is synonymous with taking responsibility and getting help to control deviant behaviour. It also shows that spiritual power can be harnessed in the effort to do right.
Supplied in batches of 10 for £1.00
The Workers Pocket Guide is designed to be carried in a wallet, purse or pocket and is an on-the-spot reference for any youth/children's worker. Contains the essentials on good working practice, responding to children where there are concerns/allegatons of abuse, important telephone numbers and contacts.
Can be personalised with specific logos/details (bulk orders only). Also available for non-church organisations.
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In order for us to maintain up to date and high quality training materials that can be changed without detriment to the end user, we are not currently producing or selling our training materials in DVD or on-line format. With the exception of our Introduction to Safeguarding – Children and Adult on-line course, all of our other DVD and on-line courses are temporarily unavailable whilst we review and update them. We are currently working hard to produce other more accessible training formats which include offering more face-to-face training options in locations across the UK as well as developing a new and improved on-line training platform.
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