Ages And Stages

Author : Charles E. Schaefer
ISBN : 0471370878
Genre : Psychology
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A comprehensive parent's guide to your child's psychological development from birth through age 10 Written in an engaging, practical style, Ages and Stages offers you the benefits of the most current research on child development, featuring helpful tips and techniques to foster your child's maturation. Charles Schaefer and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo tell you what behaviors you can expect as your child grows and how you can help him or her to advance to the next level of development. They include numerous examples, stories, and activities you can use immediately to positively influence your child's development. The book's structure (divided into four stages of child development--birth to 18 months, 18 to 36 months, 36 months to age six, and six to ten years) allows you to monitor your child's progress, identify the reasons for emotional and psychological differences in siblings, and even determine how your parenting strategies should change as your child grows. * Covers all five areas of psychological health--emotional, cognitive, friendship/relationships, personal growth, and morality * Filled with easy-to-follow Do's and Don'ts, plus fun activities and exercises to encourage your child's development * Helps you assess if and when your child may need professional intervention
Category: Psychology

Help Your Child Or Teen Get Back On Track

Author : Kenneth Talan
ISBN : 1846427436
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 34.13 MB
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Help Your Child or Teen Get Back on Track offers specific self-help interventions and a wide-ranging, practical discussion of the types of professional help available for a child or adolescent with emotional and behavioral problems. The book covers topics that would be discussed during a consultation with a child psychiatrist. The first section offers practical guidance and ideas to help parents understand their child's problems and learn to distinguish between normal disruption and that which warrants professional treatment. The second section of the book includes useful information for those parents who are considering, seeking, or already involved with professional help for their child. Essential reading for parents who are worried about a child or adolescent with emotional and behavioral problems, this book is also a useful resource for social workers, psychologists, school counselors, pediatricians, and adult psychiatrists.
Category: Family & Relationships

Partners In Play

Author : Terry Kottman
ISBN : 9781119268994
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 47.35 MB
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Play therapy expert Terry Kottman and her colleague Kristin Meany-Walen provide a comprehensive update to this spirited and fun text on integrating Adlerian techniques into play therapy. Clinicians, school counselors, and students will find this to be the definitive guide for using Adlerian strategies with children to foster positive growth and effective communication with their parents and teachers. After an introduction to the basics of the approach and the concepts of Individual Psychology, the stages of Adlerian play therapy are outlined through step-by-step instructions, detailed treatment plans, an ongoing case study, and numerous vignettes. In addition to presenting up-to-date information on trends in play therapy, this latest edition emphasizes the current climate of evidence-based treatment and includes a new chapter on conducting research in play therapy. Appendixes contain useful worksheets, checklists, and resources that can be easily integrated into practice. Additional resources related to this book can be found in the ACA Online Bookstore at www.counseling.org/publications/bookstore and on Terry Kottman’s website encouragementzone.com. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website.
Category: Psychology

Brothers And Sisters In Adoption

Author : Arleta James
ISBN : 0857006436
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 83.1 MB
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What about the kids already there? How do they do when a child with a challenging past joins a family by adoption? When experienced parents decide to adopt an older child or a sibling group, they jump through all kinds of bureaucratic hoops â?? background checks, interviews, group meetings, reading assignments, classes, etc. But most often the typically developing children these adults are already parenting (whether through birth or adoption) are left out of the process, informed that a new kid is coming, and simply expected to â??adjustâ?? to the addition of another sibling. The addition of a child with a history of neglect or trauma cannot be a seamless transition. The expectations of everyone involved â?? parents, new siblings, and, yes, professionals facilitating the adoption â?? must be realistic, taking into account that the new child will need special attention that may take away time and attention from the already resident kids, that family life is likely to be turned topsy turvy until appropriate counseling and support are in place, that relationships will change. Therapist Arleta James is certainly not the first person to recognize this, but she is the first to do something about it. Brothers and Sisters in Adoption offers insights and examples and sturdy, practical, proven tools for helping newly configured families prepare, accept, react, and mobilize to become a new and different family meeting the practical, physical and emotional needs of all its members. These well prepared and supported families are the ones who thrive!
Category: Family & Relationships

Jungen

Author : Steve Biddulph
ISBN : 9783641141127
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 56.91 MB
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Vom Autor des Weltbestsellers "Das Geheimnis glücklicher Kinder" Der australische Familientherapeut Steve Biddulph plädiert für ein neues Verständnis von Jungen: Sie gehen mit Leistungsdruck anders um als Mädchen und geraten häufiger in Schwierigkeiten. Biddulph zeigt Eltern, was in ihren Söhnen wirklich vorgeht, und erläutert, wie sie zu glücklichen und selbstbewussten Männern heranwachsen. «Ein Buch, von dem sich Erwachsene wünschen, ihre Eltern hätten es gelesen.» TZ, München
Category: Family & Relationships

A Parent S Guide To Gifted Children

Author : James T. Webb
ISBN : 9780910707794
Genre : Education
File Size : 68.72 MB
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Raising a gifted child is both a joy and a challenge, yet parents of gifted children have few resources for reliable parenting information. The four authors, who have decades of professional experience with gifted children and their families, provide practical guidance in areas such as: Characteristics of gifted children, Peer relations, Sibling issues, Motivation and underachievement, Discipline Issues, Intensity, perfectionism, and stress, Idealism, unhappiness, and depression, Educational planning, Parenting concerns, Finding professional help. Book jacket.
Category: Education

A Therapist S Guide To Child Development

Author : Dee C. Ray
ISBN : 9781317572237
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 36.79 MB
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A Therapist's Guide to Child Development gives therapists and counselors the basics they need to understand their clients in the context of development and to explain development to parents. The chapters take the reader through the various physical, social, and identity developments occurring at each age, explaining how each stage of development is closely linked to mental health and how that is revealed in therapy. This ideal guide for students, as well as early and experienced professionals, will also give readers the tools to communicate successfully with the child’s guardians or teachers, including easy-to-read handouts that detail what kind of behaviors are not cause for concern and which behaviors mean it’s time to seek help. As an aid to practitioners, this book matches developmental ages with appropriate, evidence-based mental health interventions.
Category: Psychology

The Conscious Parent S Guide To Coparenting

Author : Jenna Flowers
ISBN : 9781440595196
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 60.55 MB
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"Tips for coparents to effectively build a working parenting relationship with each other and their children"--
Category: Family & Relationships

Gregs Tagebuch 12 Und Tsch Ss

Author : Jeff Kinney
ISBN : 9783732547845
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 73.56 MB
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Wir dürfen gespannt sein auf Gregs 12. Abenteuer ... Sein erster selbst gedrehter Horrorfilm mit Rupert und ein paar Gummiwürmern in den Hauptrollen ist kaum im Kasten, da bahnt sich für Greg schon ein neues Abenteuer an. Und auch diesmal heißt es: Angriff auf die Lachmuskeln garantiert. Denn zum 12. Mal stolpert Greg von einer brenzligen Situation in die nächste. Doch keine Panik! Greg wäre nicht Greg, wenn er nicht für jedes Problem eine Lösung parat hätte! Gregs Tagebuch ist eine der erfolgreichsten Kinderbuchreihen der Welt. Die humorvollen Comics um Greg Heffley besitzen mittlerweile Kultstatus.
Category: Juvenile Fiction