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    Youth Mental Health: Approaches to Emerging Mental Ill-Health in Young People

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    This book highlights the field of youth mental health and why it is a specialty distinct from both child and adolescent and adult mental health.

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    Preparing for Trauma Work in Clinical Mental Health: A Workbook to Enhance Self-Awareness and Promote Safe, Competent Practice

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    Designed for students and professional clinicians, this groundbreaking text fills an important education and training gap by providing a comprehensive and enlightening presentation of trauma work while also emphasizing the clinician’s growth in self-awareness and professional development.


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    The Little Book of Attachment: Theory to Practice in Child Mental Health

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    This book both explains and illustrates how the practice of child mental health professionals can be enhanced, whatever their treatment approach, to encourage engagement, resilience and development in children with mental health problems.


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