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- Springer US 2010; US$ 69.99
Featuring more than 100 exercises that develop young people?s capabilities, this book analyzes the concepts central to effective after-school programs. It offers developmental, cognitive, and social ecology perspectives on how children learn. more...
- Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 77.95
The Adolescent Experience places the college student at the very heart of the book. The authors engage in a dialogue with the reader that is warm, caring, and often humorous as they write and share material about this time of life. The authors emphasize the role that development and society play in the lives of young people. The book has a solid... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
Irrespective of theoretical orientation, families matter. Families are the entity in which children are introduced to words, objects, shapes, and colors. Families are the people related in a myriad of conventional and unconventional ways that clothe, bathe, and feed its biological and acquired offspring. Influenced by race, ethnicity, income, and education,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 135.00
Recent years have seen increasing interest in the mental health field, particularly related to strategies that foster the positive behavior and healthy mental state of children. As the Handbook of Childhood Behavioral Issues indicates, however, the causes of childhood behavioral, physical, and mental health problems are multi-dimensional and cannot... more...
- Springer US 2009; US$ 209.00
Depression ranks as a leading mental health problem among Hispanic immigrants and their US-born children. In this volume, clinicians, researchers, and academics offer research and clinical findings, reviews and insights gathered from first-hand experience. more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 199.00
Offering lucid interpretation of data showing what works, what doesn't and what needs further study, this book probes the criminal justice system, the history of drug treatment for offenders, and the practical problems of program design and implementation. more...
- SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 52.00
This book summarizes and integrates theory and research on adolescents from a diversity of ethnic, economic, and geographic contexts. The book aims to present a more balanced picture of these understudied and misunderstood adolescents by focusing on positive, healthy development. more...
- SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 63.00
Mental disorders cost the United States over $72 billion for treatment, related support and lost productivity each year - yet funding for prevention of such disorders has been inconsistent due, partly, to lack of confidence in the effectiveness of specific prevention programmes. This book highlights some of the most effective prevention programmes... more...
- SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 51.00
This interdisciplinary volume provides a wide-ranging overview of the causes of criminal behaviour in children and adolescents. Following a literary and historical introduction, the contributors to this volume explore the theory and social policy that have shaped society's responses to young people in trouble. They then examine a number of key current... more...
- Springer US 2014; US$ 349.00
The Second Edition of the Handbook of Adolescent Behavioral Problems clarifies the current state of treatment and prevention through comprehensive examinations of mental disorders and dysfunctional behaviors as well as the varied forces affecting their development. New or revised chapters offer a basic framework for approaching mental health concerns... more...