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  • Defiant Teens, Second Editionby Russell A. Barkley; Arthur L. Robin

    Guilford Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    This authoritative manual presents an accessible 18-step program widely used by clinicians working with challenging teens. Steps 1-9 comprise parent training strategies for managing a broad range of problem behaviors, including those linked to oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Steps 10-18 focus... more...

  • It Takes a Villageby Hillary Rodham Clinton

    Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 25.00

    "It Takes a Village deserves to be read...it would be a loss if the nation missed this opportunity to address the issues Hillary Rodham Clinton raises." -- The Christian Science Monitor more...

  • Assessment in Counsellingby Judith Milner; Patrick O'Byrne

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 46.00

    Whilst assessment has long been central to the counselling process, with the recent moves towards evidence-based practice and increased regulation it is taking an increasingly pivotal role in service provision. This important new text helps clarify the nature and purpose of assessment in counselling. It explores the theoretical underpinnings of assessment... more...

  • Understanding Applied Behavior Analysisby Albert J. Kearney

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 19.95

    Albert J. Kearney explains the kinds of learning and reinforcement processes that form the basis of ABA programs. He then describes how the science of behavior analysis can be applied to real life problems. He looks at how behavior is assessed and various intervention techniques that are often employed with children who have special needs. more...

  • A Child's Workby Vivian Gussin Paley

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 11.00

    The buzz word in education today is accountability. But the federal mandate of "no child left behind" has come to mean curriculums driven by preparation for standardized tests and quantifiable learning results. Even for very young children, unstructured creative time in the classroom is waning as teachers and administrators are under growing pressures... more...

  • Moral Childby William Damon

    Free Press 2008; US$ 15.95

    William Damon offers the first, much-needed overview of the evolution and nurturance of children's moral understanding and behavior from infancy through adolescence, at home and in school. Drawing on the best professional research and thinking, Professor William Damon charts pragmatic, workable approaches to foster basic virtues such as honesty, responsibility,... more...

  • The Drama of the Gifted Childby Alice Miller

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 14.99

    Why are many of the most successful people plagued by feelings of emptiness and alienation? This wise and profound book has provided thousands of readers with an answer—and has helped them to apply it more...

  • Aging and Work in the 21st Centuryby Kenneth S. Shultz; Gary A. Adams

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    The aging of baby boomers, along with the predicted decrease of the available labor pool, will place increased scrutiny and emphasis on issues relating to an aging workforce. Furthermore, future economic downturns will place strong pressure on older workers to remain in the workforce, and on retirees to seek employment again. Aging and Work in the... more...

  • The Healing Connectionby Jean Baker Miller

    Beacon Press 2015; US$ 21.00

    The Dance of Anger " The Healing Connection is a welcome and long overdue synthesis and integration of the brilliant thinking of Jean Baker Miller, Irene Stiver and their colleagues at the Stone Center. . . . This book presents a quietly revolutionary shift in the basic theory of human development. . . . A fitting capstone to [the] brilliant and... more...

  • Parent-Child Socialization in Diverse Culturesby Jaipaul Roopnarine; D. Carter

    ABC-CLIO 1992; US$ 140.00

    For applied developmental psychologists (professionals or graduate students) provides detailed descriptions of dramatically diverse cultures, addressing the role of culture in the functioning of families and the socialization of children (and providing readers with the basis for an increased sensitivity to the ways culture influences every aspect of... more...