First published in 1989 when the plight of children of alcoholics was initially brought to public attention, Working with Children of Alcoholics remains an essential tool for professionals that specifically addresses the needs of children growing up in alcoholic families. Expanding from the original highly successful handbook, the Second Edition incorporates the latest research, including Rubin's pivotal work on transcendent children, Robinson and Rhoden place alcoholism in a larger North American cultural context. They examine the effects of alcoholism in four essential family tasks: creating an identity, setting boundaries, providing for physical needs, and managing the family's emotional climate. Further,

How to Develop Your Career and Organise Your Continuing Professional Development

How to Develop Your Career and Organise Your Continuing Professional Development

How to develop your career and organise your continuing professional development
SarahCorrie, NicolaHurton and David A.Lane


Graduating from a counselling or psychotherapy training is a significant achievement. The nature of knowledge, skills and competencies may vary between the professions and professional bodies which confer formal registration but whatever the training body, graduation represents an official endorsement that an individual is appropriately qualified to offer therapeutic services to the public, and that these services have the potential to facilitate constructive change. However, as Schön (1987) observed, it is doubtful whether any professional training can create a curriculum that is capable of addressing the complex world of practice in any definitive or enduring sense.

A similar dilemma has been ...

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