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  • Vygotsky at Work and Playby Lois Holzman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Vygotsky at Work and Play is an intimate portrayal of the Vygotskian-inspired approach to human development known as ?social therapeutics? and ?the psychology of becoming? . Holzman provides an accessible, practical-philosophical portrayal of a unique performance-based methodology of development and learning that draws upon a fresh reading of... more...

  • Handbook of Childhood Behavioral Issuesby Thomas P. Gullotta; Gary M. Blau

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.00

    This handbook highlights present-day information and evidence-based knowledge in the field of children?s behavioral health to enable practitioners, families, and others to choose and implement one of many intervention approaches provided. Using a standardized format, best practices for the prevention and treatment of many childhood behavioral disorders... more...

  • School Bullyingby Phillip Slee

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    To effectively cope with school bullying it is essential to understand the issues underpinning student peer group dynamics in the school, classroom and community and this view lies at the heart of the text. While the experience of bullying others or being victimized is identified with an individual or group the solution lies with the systems eg community,... more...

  • Early Childhood Interventionby Hanan Sukkar; Carl J. Dunst; Jane Kirkby

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Early childhood is considered a critical but often vulnerable period in a child?s development where early identification and intervention can be crucial for improving children?s developmental outcomes. Systems and family-centred perspectives are vital to support families and build their capacities to lead normalized lives with improved family quality... more...

  • Assessing Impairmentby Sam Goldstein; Jack A. Naglieri

    Springer US 2016; US$ 116.29

    This Second Edition of the book expands on the in-depth treatment of the theory, definition, and evaluation of impairment presented in the original volume. It explores the complex relationships between disabling conditions and impairment, with new data and insights on assessment and potential avenues for treatment. Original and revised chapters critique... more...

  • Preventing Crime and Violenceby Brent Teasdale; Mindy Bradley

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 126.87

    This insightful volume integrates criminological theories, prevention science, and empirical findings to create an up-to-date survey of crime prevention research and strategies. Its interdisciplinary perspective expands on our knowledge of risk factors to isolate the malleable mechanisms that produce criminal outcomes, and can therefore be targeted... more...

  • Parenting and Family Processes in Child Maltreatment and Interventionby Douglas M. Teti

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 95.15

    This clear-sighted reference offers a transformative new lens for understanding the role of family processes in creating ? and stopping ? child abuse and neglect. Its integrative perspective emphasizes the interconnectedness of forms of abuse, the diverse mechanisms of family violence, and a child/family-centered, strengths-based approach to working... more...

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatryby Savita Malhotra; Paramala Santosh

    Springer India 2016; US$ 95.15

    This is a comprehensive volume on issues and concerns relating to child and adolescent mental health in Asia, which includes contributions from experts in child psychiatry from Asia and other parts of the world. The chapters provide accurate and detailed accounts of the current state of knowledge integrating research approaches and findings from clinical... more...

  • Media Exposure During Infancy and Early Childhoodby Rachel Barr; Deborah Nichols Linebarger

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 84.57

    This book discusses the burgeoning world of young children?s exposure to educational media and its myriad implications for research, theory, practice, and policy. Experts across academic disciplines and the media fill knowledge gaps and address concerns regarding apps, eBooks, and other screen-based technologies?which are being used by younger and... more...

  • Assessing and Communicating the Spiritual Needs of Children in Hospitalby Alister W Bull

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 27.95

    Improving communication between medical practitioners and support services, this book proposes that we use a language of 'connectedness', which can fully describe a child's experience and needs while in hospital, as an alternative to religious or medical language. It also outlines an effective assessment tool which uses play and storytelling. more...