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Child Adolescent And Family Development

Author : Phillip T. Slee
ISBN : 9781107402164
Genre : Psychology
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Provides a comprehensive study if human development from conception to adulthood. It explores the foundations of modern development thought, through the work of researchers such as Freud and Erikson, and also incorporates the latest international research. Slee at Flinders, Campbell at QUT, Spears at Uni of South Australia.

Conflict In Child And Adolescent Development

Author : Carolyn Uhlinger Shantz
ISBN : 0521483778
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 75. 11 MB
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Although conflict in human affairs has fascinated theorists and researchers for centuries, this book, first published in 1993, was the first to focus on the role of conflict in psychological and social development: the hows, whens, wheres, and whys of conflict in everyday life. Conflict is not always a negative, destructive event; research shows that it has many positive effects in the development of individuals and their interpersonal relationships. A major theme of Conflict in Child and Adolescent Development is how the management of conflict can enhance the psychological growth of individuals and strengthen relationships among people. Leading scholars present findings based on empirical research from psychology, anthropology, sociology, sociolinguistics, and family relations to provide an intriguing picture of what is known about conflict and to preview future research.

Child And Adolescent Development For Educators Second Edition

Author : Christine B. McCormick
ISBN : 9781462534692
Genre : Education
File Size : 76. 4 MB
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"This accessible text--now revised and updated--has given thousands of future educators a solid grounding in developmental science to inform their work in schools. The expert authors review major theories of development and their impact on educational practice. Chapters examine how teaching and learning intersect with specific domains of child and adolescent development--language, intelligence and intellectual diversity, motivation, family and peer relationships, gender roles, and mental health. Pedagogical features include chapter summaries, definitions of key terms, and boxes addressing topics of special interest to educators. Instructors requesting a desk copy receive a supplemental test bank with objective test items and essay questions for each chapter. (First edition authors: Michael Pressley and Christine B. McCormick.) Key Words/Subject Areas: teachers, education, developmental psychology, child development, childhood development, adolescent development, schoolchildren, adolescents, students, educational psychology, developmental theories, teaching methods, learning, biological development, cognitive development, social development, emotional development, language development, intelligence, academic motivation, family relationships, peer relationships, mental health problems, gender roles, social-emotional learning, texts, textbooks Audience: Instructors and graduate students in education, child and family studies, and school psychology"--

Mobilizing Adults For Positive Youth Development

Author : E. Gil Clary
ISBN : 9780387293400
Genre : Psychology
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In today’s fast-paced, often-dehumanizing world, this book brings together the advice and expertise of leading scholars dedicated to affecting positive youth development. Providing a multifaceted, multidisciplinary blueprint for social change the book promotes individual adult involvement in adolescents’ lives to ensure positive youth development. It aims to mobilize a society of adults, through volunteer and other programs, and will interest anyone involved in working toward achieving positive youth development.

Adolescent Health

Author : Ralph J. DiClemente
ISBN : 047045279X
Genre : Medical
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This book covers the developmental and health problems unique to the adolescent period of life. It focuses on special needs and public health programs for adolescents. It offers deep insight into smoking, violence, teen pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, and other problems, along with intervention and prevention strategies. "Anyone serious about improving adolescent health should read this book. It spans theoretical and developmental constructs, summaries of evidence-based interventions for adolescent risk behaviors, metrics, and policy recommendations." —S. Jean Emans, MD, chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine, and Robert Masland Jr., chair, Adolescent Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, and professor of pediatrics, Harvard Medical School "This is the one single text that students can use to study adolescent health. It includes contributions from many of the world's most accomplished researchers to provide learners with cutting edge information to make the study of adolescence understandable and applicable in practical settings." —Gary L. Hopkins, MD, DrPH, associate research professor and director, Center for Prevention Research, and director, Center for Media Impact Research, Andrews University "This textbook presents an excellent balance in weighing the evidence from the risk and the resilience literature, incorporating research in racially and ethnically diverse populations." —Renée R. Jenkins, MD, FAAP, professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Howard University College of Medicine "This is an engaging, thorough, and thought-provoking statement of our knowledge about adolescence. " —Wendy Baldwin, PhD, director, Poverty, Gender, and Youth Program, Population Council

Child And Adolescent Development

Author : William Damon
ISBN : 9781118428733
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 73. 42 MB
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This advanced text for psychology, human development, and education provides students with state-of-the-art overviews of the discipline in an accessible, affordable format. Unique both in the depth of its coverage and in the timeliness of the research that it presents, this comprehensive text conveys the field of child and adolescent development through the voices of scientists who themselves are now shaping the field.

Children Adolescents And The Media

Author : Victor C. Strasburger
ISBN : 9781412944670
Genre : Psychology
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Up-to-date and case-study laden analysis of how children and adolescents interact with the media.

Adolescents And Their Families

Author : Richard M. Lerner
ISBN : 9781317842743
Genre : Psychology
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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Handbook Of Applied Developmental Science

Author : Richard M. Lerner
ISBN : 0761922784
Genre : Psychology
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This Handbook comprehensively presents the latest theory, research, and application from applied developmental science (ADS) and the positive psychology movement. It summarizes and synthesizes the best scientific knowledge from ADS to help readers understand the efforts being made around the world to ensure that all children and adolescents develop into healthy adults who contribute positively to society.

Social Networks And Social Support In Childhood And Adolescence

Author : Frank Nestmann
ISBN : 3110143607
Genre : Social Science
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