Description : Work more effectively and gauge your progress along the way! This Study Guide that is designed to accompany Vasta’s Child Psychology, 4th Edition contains chapter outlines, learning objectives, key terms, application exercises, critical thinking exercises, self-test questions, and practice exams. This guide was prepared by Alastair Younger of the University of Ottawa. Building on the strengths that have made it successful through three editions, this new Fourth Edition of Child Psychology presents a topical approach with an up-to-date, accurate, and balanced treatment of child psychology. The text captures the themes and emphases that characterize contemporary thinking in the field. In every respect--organization, emphases, and new material--this edition represents the most thorough revision of Child Psychology yet. In this Fourth Edition, new coauthor Shari Ellis brings her expertise on the sociocultural perspective on development. Together, Shari Ellis and Scott Miller continue Ross Vasta's vision for the text.
Description : New edition of the classic The Role of the Father in ChildDevelopment The Role of the Father in Child Development, FourthEdition brings together contributions from an internationalgroup of experts on the role of fathers in child development. Underthe auspices of editor Michael Lamb, this guide offers asingle-source reference for the most recent findings and beliefsrelated to fathers and fatherhood. This new and thoroughly updated edition provides the latestmaterial on such topics as: The development of father-child relationships Gay fathers The effects of divorce on fathers and children Fathers in violent and neglectful families Cross-cultural issues of fatherhood Fathers in nonindustrialized cultures The Role of the Father in Child Development, Fourth Editionhelps mental health professionals bridge scientific theories toapplication and practice that teach fathers how to positivelyinfluence their children's development.
Description : Ensure your students link theory with practice with this updated version of the authoritative and accessible series from Jennie Lindon. Linking Theory and Practice has helped thousands of students make the right connections between their lectures and the real settings that they go on to work in. This latest edition of Reflective Practice and Early Years Professonalism provides a useful overview of the subject in straightforward language that allows novices to access the more complicated concepts. Jennie Lindon's trademark approach provides a trusted and authoritative voice for a wide range of courses, including undergraduate and foundation degrees in Early Years and Early Childhood, PGCEs and BEd programmes. · Provides detailed references for further reading with descriptions of 'key texts' for each chapter · 'Pause for reflection' feature provides numerous opportunities to think about the impact of their own role. · Covers the latest thinking on child development, including topics such as neuroscience.
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Description : Mind over matter. Interest in psychology extends well beyond the walls of academia. Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, and William James are just a few examples of the many people in psychology whose works remain popular sellers, demonstrating an ongoing vast interest in this field. From students looking for a comprehensive resource to those looking for a self-help book, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Psychology, Fourth Edition provides an easy-to-understand look at both the history and modern practice of psychology. *Comprehensive, but pays extra attention to contemporary issues such as: fear/anxiety, child psychology, healthpsychology, mood altering drugs, and forensics *Author is an award-winning, practicing clinical psychologist *The Princeton Review identifies psychology as the ninth most popular college degree in the United States Download a sample chapter.
Description : The definitive reference in the field--now significantly revised with 75% new material--this volume examines typical and atypical development from birth to the preschool years and identifies what works in helping children and families at risk. Foremost experts explore neurobiological, family, and sociocultural factors in infant mental health, with a major focus on primary caregiving relationships. Risk factors for developmental problems are analyzed, and current information on disorders and disabilities of early childhood is presented. The volume showcases evidence-based approaches to assessment and intervention and describes applications in mental health, primary care, child care, and child welfare settings. New to This Edition: *Chapters on genetic and epigenetic processes, executive functions, historical trauma, and neglect. *Chapters on additional clinical problems: hyperactivity and inattention, sensory overresponsivity, and relationship-specific disorder. *Chapters on additional interventions: attachment and biobehavioral catch-up, video-feedback intervention to promote positive parenting and sensitive discipline, parent–child interaction therapy, and home visiting programs. *Existing chapters all rewritten or revised to reflect a decade's worth of empirical and clinical advances.
Description : The new edition of the book Study Guide for CTET Paper 2 - English 4th edition (Class 6 - 8 Social Studies/ Social Science teachers), has been updated with the CTET Solved Papers of July 2013 to Sep 2018. • The languages covered in the book are English (1st language) and Hindi (2nd language). • The book provides separate sections for Child Development & Pedagogy, English Language, Hindi Language and Social Studies/ Social Science. • Each section has been divided into chapters. For each chapter an exhaustive theory has been provided which covers the complete syllabus as prescribed by the CBSE/ NCERT/ NCF 2005. • This is followed by 2 sets of exercise. • The exercise 1 contains a set of MCQs from the PREVIOUS YEAR Question Papers of CTET and various STET's. • The exercise 2, "TEST YOURSELF" provides carefully selected MCQs for practice. • The book is a must for all the candidates appearing in the Paper 2, Social Studies stream of the CTET and State TETs like UPTET, Rajasthan TET, Haryana TET, Bihar TET, Uttarakhand TET, Punjab TET, Tamil Nadu TET etc.
Description : This leading text and clinical guide offers best-practice recommendations for assessing a comprehensive array of child and adolescent mental health problems and health risks. Prominent authorities present evidence-based approaches that can be used in planning, implementing, and evaluating real-world clinical services. Coverage encompasses behavior disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, developmental disorders, maltreatment, and adolescent problems. The volume emphasizes the need to evaluate clients' strengths as well as their deficits, and to take into account the developmental, biological, familial, and cultural contexts of problem behavior.
Description : As in previous editions, this book approaches the study of child development from an inside/outside perspective, looking at children from an abstract or research-based point of view as well as from a personal or experiential perspective. The ''whole child'' is addressed at each stage of development in a chronological format with each stage presenting physical, cognitive, social, and emotional facets of the child. Strong coverage of research, theory, and issues in developmental psychology is augmented with examples to show their implications to students.
Description : Prepared by David Kremelberg (University of Connecticut, Storrs), this study guide offers additional review and practice to help you succeed in your statistics class. Each chapter corresponds to the appropriate chapter in Neil Salkind's Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics, Fourth Edition, and contains the following: a chapter outline; learning objectives; key terms; a chapter summary; true/false, short-answer, and essay questions; and exercises.