By Mary Blair and Lesley Wilson, Russell House
Publishing, 4 St Georges House, Uplyme Road, Lyme Regis, DT7 3LS,
£14.95 (plus £1.50 p&p).
Containing a unique step-by-step guide, this
publication is aimed at facilitators working with individuals or
groups of women who have low self-esteem, are looking to make
changes or lack direction in their lives. Specific exercises can be
used without following the whole course. It includes an A-Z guide
to tools for running confidence-building courses, ice breakers,
ground rules and a further reading list.
Fast Forward Positive Lifestyles Ltd,
available from 4 St Georges House, Uplyme Road, Lyme Regis, DT7
3LS, £20 (plus £1.50 p&p).
Compiled by project volunteers, students,
staff and young women in clubs across central and southern
Scotland, this training pack is aimed at those who plan and
undertake work on and around the subject of alcohol and young women
aged 12 to 16 years. It includes practical group-work exercises
that encourage participation and problem-solving, games about
alcohol, and Blush, a 12-page colour magazine for women of this
Substance Misuse and Child Care – How to understand, assist and
intervene when drugs affect parenting
Edited by Fiona Harbin and Michael Murphy,
Russell House Publishing, 4 St Georges House, Uplyme Road, Lyme
Regis, DT7 3LS, £14.95 (plus £1.50 p&p).
This practical resource is concerned with the
effect of substance misuse on parenting and the care and well-being
of children. It explores helpful professional responses to parental
substance misuse. Sections include “social exclusion and drug using
parents”, “minority ethnic drug users and their children” and
“substance misuse and pregnancy”.