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Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary "Executive Skills" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential
Peg Dawson, Richard Guare

Guilford Press, 2009

There’s nothing more frustrating than watching your bright, talented son or daughter struggle with everyday tasks like finishing homework, putting away toys, or following instructions at school. Your “smart but scattered” child might also have trouble coping with disappointment or managing anger. Drs. Peg Dawson and Richard Guare have great news: there’s a lot you can do to help. The latest research in child development shows that many ...
  
  











  



  
The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook: Practical DBT Exercises for Learning Mindfulness, ...
Matthew McKay, Jeffrey C. Wood, ...

New Harbinger Publications, 2007

A Clear and Effective Approach to Learning DBT Skills First developed for treating borderline personality disorder, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) has proven effective as treatment for a range of other mental health problems, especially for those characterized by overwhelming emotions. Research shows that DBT can improve your ability to handle distress without losing control and acting destructively. In order to make use of these ...
  
  











  



  
Infants, Children, and Adolescents (7th Edition)
Laura E. Berk

Pearson, 2011

Berk’s signature storytelling style invites students to actively learn beside the text’s “characters” who share their influential experiences and developmental milestones. Students are provided with an exceptionally clear and coherent understanding of child development, emphasizing the interrelatedness of all domains—physical, cognitive, emotional, and social—throughout the text narrative and in special features. Focusing on ...
  
  











  



  
The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults
Frances E. Jensen, Amy Ellis Nutt

Harper, 2015

Drawing on her research knowledge and clinical experience, internationally respected neurologist—and mother of two boys—Frances E. Jensen, M.D., offers a revolutionary look at the science of the adolescent brain, providing remarkable insights that translate into practical advice for both parents and teenagers. Driven by the assumption that brain growth was pretty much complete by the time a child began kindergarten, scientists believed for ...
  
  











  



  
Groups: Process and Practice, 9th Edition (HSE 112 Group Process I)
Marianne Schneider Corey, Gerald Corey, ...

Brooks/Cole, 2013

Learn to blend theory with practice in group work with GROUPS: PROCESS AND PRACTICE, the respected book that so many helpers (and helpers in training) rely on every day. Focusing on the "what is" and the "how to" of group counseling, the authors use up-to-date examples, guidelines, insights, and an enhanced diversity perspective to show you how group leaders can apply the key concepts of the group process to a variety of groups, including work ...
  
  











  



  
The Complete Adult Psychotherapy Treatment Planner: Includes DSM-5 Updates
Arthur E. Jongsma Jr., L. Mark Peterson, ...

Wiley, 2014

A time-saving resource, fully revised to meet the changing needs of mental health professionals The Complete Adult Psychotherapy Treatment Planner, Fifth Edition provides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payors, and state and federal agencies. * New edition features empirically supported, evidence-based treatment interventions ...
  
  











  



  
The Anthropology of Childhood: Cherubs, Chattel, Changelings
David F. Lancy

Cambridge University Press, 2008

The raising of children, their role in society, and the degree to which family and community is structured around them, varies quite significantly around the world. The Anthropology of Childhood provides the first comprehensive review of the literature on children from a distinctly anthropological perspective. Bringing together key evidence from cultural anthropology, history, and primate studies, it argues that our common understandings about ...
  
  











  



  
All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood
Jennifer Senior

Ecco, 2015

The instant New York Times bestseller that the Christian Science Monitor declared "an important book, much the way The Feminine Mystique was, because it offers parents a common language, an understanding that they're not alone" Thousands of books have examined the effects of parents on their children. But almost none have thought to ask: What are the effects of children on their parents ? In All Joy and No Fun , award-winning ...
  
  











  



  
Sitting Still Like a Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and Their Parents)
Eline Snel

Shambhala, 2013

Simple mindfulness practices to help your child (ages 5-12) deal with anxiety, improve concentration, and handle difficult emotions.  Includes a 60-minute audio CD of guided exercises read by Myla Kabat-Zinn. Mindfulness—the quality of attention that combines full awareness with acceptance of each moment, just as it is—is gaining broad acceptance among mental health professionals as an adjunct to treatment. This little book is a very ...
  
  











  



  
Prescriber's Guide: Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology (Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology(PPR))
Stephen M. Stahl

Cambridge University Press, 2014

With the range of psychotropic drugs expanding and the usages of existing medications diversifying, we are pleased to present this very latest edition of what has become the indispensable formulary in psychopharmacology. This new edition features 16 added new drugs, including six fresh-to-market critical new compounds, and several older drugs for which there are proven and useful applications. In addition, many important new indications are ...
  
  











  



  
Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain
Daniel J. Siegel MD

Tarcher, 2014

In this New York Times –bestselling book, Dr. Daniel Siegel shows parents how to turn one of the most challenging developmental periods in their children’s lives into one of the most rewarding. Between the ages of 12 and 24, the brain changes in important, and oftentimes maddening, ways. It’s no wonder that many parents approach their child’s adolescence with fear and trepidation. According to renowned neuropsychiatrist Daniel ...
  
  











  



  
The Anxiety Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Deal with Anxiety and Worry (An Instant Help Book for ...
Lisa M. Schab LCSW

Instant Help, 2008

If you feel anxious most of the time, you're not alone. There is no one in the world who doesn't feel anxious at some time. And it is even more common to feel anxious during adolescence, because so many changes are taking place in your body, your mind, and your emotions. The good news is that there are a lot of effective techniques you can use, both on your own and with the help of a counselor, to reduce your feelings of anxiety and learn how to ...
  
  











  



  
Smart but Scattered Teens: The "Executive Skills" Program for Helping Teens Reach Their Potential
Richard Guare Phd, Peg Dawson EdD, ...

The Guilford Press, 2012

"I told you, I'll do it later." "I forgot to turn in the stupid application." "Could you drive me to school? I missed the bus again." "I can't walk the dog--I have too much homework!" If you're the parent of a "smart but scattered" teen, trying to help him or her grow into a self-sufficient, responsible adult may feel like a never-ending battle. Now you have an alternative to micromanaging, cajoling, or ineffective ...
  
  











  



  
Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills for Helping You Manage ...
Sheri Van Dijk MSW

Instant Help, 2011

Let's face it: life gives you plenty of reasons to get angry, sad, scared, and frustrated-and those feelings are okay. But sometimes it can feel like your emotions are taking over, spinning out of control with a mind of their own. To make matters worse, these overwhelming emotions might be interfering with school, causing trouble in your relationships, and preventing you from living a happier life. Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for ...
  
  











  



  
The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook--What Traumatized ...
Bruce Perry, Maia Szalavitz

Basic Books, 2007

Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry has treated children faced with unimaginable horror: genocide survivors, witnesses, children raised in closets and cages, and victims of family violence. Here he tells their stories of trauma and transformation.
  
  











  



  
The Self-Esteem Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Build Confidence and Achieve Your Goals (Instant ...
Lisa M. Schab LCSW

Instant Help, 2013

As a teen, it is incredibly important to have self-confidence, especially when you consider societal pressures about appearance and grades. Just growing up is difficult in and of itself, and in the midst of all this life-related stress, you may not be seeing yourself clearly. In fact, you may be magnifying your weaknesses and minimizing—or even ignoring—your true assets. Psychologists believe that low self-esteem is at the root of many ...
  
  











  



  
DBT® Skills Manual for Adolescents
Jill H. Rathus Phd, Alec L. Miller PsyD

The Guilford Press, 2014

From leading experts who have trained thousands of professionals in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), this manual provides indispensable tools for treating adolescents with emotional or behavioral problems of any level of severity. Clinicians are guided step by step to teach teens and parents five sets of skills: Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Walking the Middle Path (a family-based module developed by the authors specifically for teens), ...
  
  











  



  
What's Happening to My Body? Book for Boys: Revised Edition
Lynda Madaras, Area Madaras, ...

William Morrow Paperbacks, 2007

Everything preteen and teen boys need to know about their changing bodies and feelings Written by an experienced educator and her daughter in a reassuring and down-to earth style, The "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for Boys gives sensitive straight talk on: the body's changing size and shape; diet and exercise; the growth spurt; the reproductive organs; body hair; voice changes; romantic and sexual feelings; and puberty in the opposite ...
  
  











  



  
Adolescence
Laurence Steinberg

McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2013

In this tenth edition of Adolescence , Laurence Steinberg continues to utilize an effective combination of a friendly writing style, thorough research, and a contextual approach that emphasizes adolescence in contemporary society. The text's careful organization ensures maximum teaching flexibility that allows the chapters to work together to be covered in sequence or to stand alone. Ethnicity and minority issues are thoroughly discussed in a ...
  
  











  



  
Adolescence
John Santrock

McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2013

More students learn from John Santrock’s Adolescence than from any other text in this field. The 15th edition combines proven pedagogy and the most current research to provide a market-leading presentation of adolescence. This time-tested text provides compelling contemporary research, including updates from a multitude of leading experts in the field. The text's accessible presentation, plentiful applications, and engaging writing foster ...
  
  











  








   



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