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The Adolescent: Development, Relationships, and Culture (13th Edition)
Kim Gale Dolgin

Pearson, 2010

For undergraduate courses in Adolescence and Adolescent Development   The Adolescent: Development, Relationships and Culture offers an eclectic, interdisciplinary approach to the study of adolescence, presenting both psychological and sociological viewpoints as well as educational, demographic, and economic data. This text discusses not just one theory on the subject, but many, and outlines the contributions, ...


Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, Second Edition: A Practical Guide to Assessment and ...
Peg Dawson, Richard Guare

The Guilford Press, 2010

Concise and practitioner friendly, this bestselling guide has helped put executive skills on the map for school-based clinicians and educators. The book explains how these critical cognitive processes develop and why they play such a key role in children's behavior and school performance. Provided are step-by-step guidelines and many practical tools to promote executive skill development by implementing environmental modifications, ...


Occupational Therapy for Children and Adolescents, 7e (Case Review)
Jane Case-Smith EdD OTR/L FAOTA, Jane Clifford O'Brien PhD OTR/L

Mosby, 2014

Focusing on children from infancy to adolescence, Occupational Therapy for Children and Adolescents, 7th Edition provides comprehensive, full-color coverage of pediatric conditions and treatment techniques in all settings. Its emphasis on evidence-based practice includes updated references, research notes, and explanations of the evidentiary basis for specific interventions. And coverage of new research and theories, new techniques, and ...


Over 60 Techniques, Activities & Worksheets for Challenging Children & Adolescents
Susan Epstein

Premier Publishing & Media, 2011

Over the past 30 years we have seen a rise in explosive, challenging and resistant behaviors in children and adolescents. What use to work with difficult kids may not be working for professionals and parents alike. A new approach is needed that is tailored to the individual need and is directive, creative - and FUN. This cutting-edge tips workbook will guide professionals in working with children, adolescents and families across multiple ...


Adolescent Psychotherapy Homework Planner (PracticePlanners)
Arthur E. Jongsma Jr., L. Mark Peterson, ...

Wiley, 2014

New and updated assignments and exercises to meet the changing needs of mental health professionals The  Adolescent Psychotherapy Homework Planner, Fifth Edition  provides you with an array of ready-to-use, between-session assignments designed to fit virtually every therapeutic mode. This easy-to-use sourcebook features: 146 ready-to-copy exercises covering the most common issues encountered by adolescent clients including such problems as ...


The Adolescent (Vintage Classics)
Fyodor Dostoevsky

Vintage, 2004

The narrator and protagonist of Dostoevsky’s novel The Adolescent (first published in English as A Raw Youth ) is Arkady Dolgoruky, a na•ve 19-year-old boy bursting with ambition and opinions. The illegitimate son of a dissipated landowner, he is torn between his desire to expose his father’s wrongdoing and the desire to win his love. He travels to St. Petersburg to confront the father he barely knows, inspired by an inchoate dream of ...


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), ...


Treating Trauma and Traumatic Grief in Children and Adolescents
Judith A. Cohen, Anthony P. Mannarino, ...

The Guilford Press, 2006

This is the authoritative guide to conducting trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy (TF-CBT), a systematic, evidence-based treatment for traumatized children and their families. Provided is a comprehensive framework for assessing posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, and other symptoms; developing a flexible, individualized treatment plan; and working collaboratively with children and parents to build core skills in such ...


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

Wiley, 2014

The bestselling treatment planning system for mental health professionals The Adolescent 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 including conduct disorder, ...


Adolescent Health Care: A Practical Guide

Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2007

Established for over twenty years as the "bible" of adolescent medicine, Dr. Neinstein's best-selling clinical reference is in its thoroughly updated Fifth Edition. This practical, easy-to-use guide is a staple in health care facilities that treat adolescents, is widely used for board preparation, and is recommended by the American College of Physicians for their internal medicine library. This edition has four new Associate Editors and new ...


Adolescent Therapy That Really Works: Helping Kids Who Never Asked for Help in the First Place (Norton ...
Janet Sasson Edgette

W. W. Norton & Company, 2006

"I can thoroughly recommend it to any educational and child psychologist who has frequent eyeball-to-eyeball contact with adolescents and who wishes to develop a functional, but supportive, working relationship and adopt a balanced position between the needs of the school and those of a young person finding their way into adulthood." — DECP Debate Edgette proposes a unique approach to relating to adolescents in therapy. Focusing on ...


Bright Futures: Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Paula Duncan MD FAAP

American Academy of Pediatrics, 2007

The authoritative AAP Guidelines for Health Supervision III you’ve relied on for years is combined with the practical approach Bright Futures delivers. Now the authoritative AAP Guidelines for Health Supervision III you’ve relied on for years is combined with the practical approach Bright Futures delivers. The result: an updated, highly efficient system to help you provide better health care, save time, and keep up with changes in family, ...


Treating Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents: How to Foster Resilience through Attachment, ...
Margaret E. Blaustein, Kristine M. Kinniburgh

The Guilford Press, 2010

Grounded in theory and research on complex childhood trauma, this book provides an accessible, flexible, and comprehensive framework for intervention with children and adolescents and their caregivers. It is packed with practical clinical tools that are applicable in a range of settings, from outpatient treatment centers to residential programs. Rather than presenting a one-size-fits-all treatment model, the authors show how to plan and organize ...


Motivational Interviewing with Adolescents and Young Adults (Applications of Motivational Interviewing)
Sylvie Naar-King, Mariann Suarez

The Guilford Press, 2010

This pragmatic guide spells out how to use motivational interviewing (MI) to have productive conversations about behavior change with adolescents and young adults in any clinical context. Filled with vivid examples, sample dialogues, and "dos and don'ts," the book shows how conducting MI from a developmentally informed standpoint can help practitioners quickly build rapport with young patients, enhance their motivation to make healthy changes, ...


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 ...


Adolescents at School (Second Edition): Perspectives on Youth, Identity, and Education
Michael Sadowski

Harvard Education Press, 2008

As any teacher or parent knows, adolescence is a time when youth grapple with the question, Who am I? Issues of race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, and ability can complicate this question for young people, affecting their schoolwork and their relationships with teachers, family, and peers. This new edition of Adolescents at School builds and expands on the strengths and insights of the much-acclaimed first edition. A uniquely ...


Trauma-Focused CBT for Children and Adolescents: Treatment Applications

The Guilford Press, 2012

Featuring a wealth of clinical examples, this book facilitates implementation of trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) in a range of contexts. It demonstrates how assessment strategies and treatment components can be tailored to optimally serve clients' needs while maintaining overall fidelity to the TF-CBT model. Coverage includes ways to overcome barriers to implementation in residential settings, foster placements, and ...


Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills, 101 Mindfulness Exercises and Other Fun Activities for Children and ...
Riddoch & Eggers Huber Christensen

AuthorHouse, 2009

Looking for fun new ways to learn Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) or mindfulness? Would you like to increase your therapy or skills group participation? Or maybe you just want to improve your approach to teaching or learning new coping and social skill


VOICES: An Owner's Guide to the Adolescent Mind (Poems for Performance)

Freaky Dude Books, 2014

When kids are little, they love poetry. Think Dr. Suess, Shel Silverstein, Jack Prelutsky. As they grow older, however, that love fades and by the time they’re in middle school, it’s just about gone. VOICES brings back that excitement and joy. Poems taught in middle schools or high schools usually come from textbooks or from some fancy schmancy “recommended” list—with no input by kids of course—and that means the poems are often ...


Assessment and Treatment Activities for Children, Adolescents, and Families: Practitioners Share Their Most ...
Liana Lowenstein

Champion Press, 2008

In this comprehensive resource, highly acclaimed author Liana Lowenstein has compiled an impressive collection of techniques from experienced practitioners. Interventions are outlined for engaging, assessing, and treating children of all ages and their families. Activities address a range of issues including, Feelings Expression, Social Skills, Self-Esteem, and Termination. A must have for mental health professionals seeking to add creative ...



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