The Challenge of Marriage

Author: Rudolf Dreikurs

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1135058628

Category: Psychology

Page: 300

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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

A Parent's Guide to Gifted Children

Author: James T. Webb,Janet L. Gore,Edward R. Amend

Publisher: Great Potential Press, Inc.

ISBN: 0910707790

Category: Education

Page: 390

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Raising a gifted child is both a joy and a challenge, yet parents of gifted children have few resources for reliable parenting information. The four authors, who have decades of professional experience with gifted children and their families, provide practical guidance in areas such as: Characteristics of gifted children, Peer relations, Sibling issues, Motivation and underachievement, Discipline Issues, Intensity, perfectionism, and stress, Idealism, unhappiness, and depression, Educational planning, Parenting concerns, Finding professional help. Book jacket.

The Approximate Parent

Discovering the Strategies That Work with Your Teenager (ePub)

Author: Michael Y. Simon

Publisher: Fine Optics Press

ISBN: 0985227648

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 510

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Written in a smart, funny, and friendly tone, The Approximate Parent: Discovering the Strategies That Work with Your Teenager helps you translate what your teen thinks, feels, and does¿to give you practical ways of supporting your teen, from adolescence into adulthood. Learn to strategize wisely, taking into account both the current American culture of adolescents and your particular teen¿s biology, temperament, and developmental challenges. This highly accessible book is informed by the latest research on adolescent development, effects of digital media on youth and identity formation, relationships/ sexuality and trends in drug and alcohol use, drawing on work in such diverse fields as clinical psychology, cognitive neuroscience, epigenetics, sociology, anthropology, philosophy and religious studies. Michael Simon uses his 25 years of work with teens¿as a psychotherapist, school counselor, and parent¿to help make your job easier as a parent, educator or health professional.

Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence

Author: Nicky Ali Jackson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135880131

Category: Reference

Page: 820

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The Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence is a modern reference from the leading international scholars in domestic violence research. This ground-breaking project has created the first ever publication of an encyclopedia of domestic violence. The primary goal of the Encyclopedia is to provide information on a variety of traditional, as well as breakthrough, issues in this complex phenomenon. The coverage of the Encyclopedia is broad and diverse, encompassing the entire life span from infancy to old age. The entries include the traditional research areas, such as battered women, child abuse and dating violence. However, this Encyclopedia is unique in that it includes many under-studied areas of domestic violence, such as ritual abuse-torture within families, domestic violence against women with disabilities, pseudo-family violence and domestic violence within military families. It is also unique in that it examines cross-cultural perspectives of domestic violence. One of the key special features in this Encyclopedia is the cross-reference section at the end of each entry. This allows the reader the ability to continue their research of a particular topic. This book will be an easy-to-read reference guide on a host of topics, which are alphabetically arranged. Precautions have been taken to ensure that the Encyclopedia is not politically slanted; rather, it is hoped that it will serve as a basic guide to better understanding the myriad issues surrounding this labyrinthine topic. Topics covered include: Victims of Domestic Violence; Theoretical Perspectives and Correlates to Domestic Violence; Cross-Cultural Perspectives and Religious Perspectives; Understudied Areas within Domestic Violence Research; Domestic Violence and the Law; and Child Abuse and Elder Abuse.

Good Enough Parenting

An In-Depth Perspective on Meeting Core Emotional Needs and Avoiding Exasperation

Author: John Philip Louis,Karen McDonald Louis

Publisher: Morgan James Publishing

ISBN: 163047407X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 250

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"Good Enough Parenting" combines principles from schema therapy and the latest research with the Louis’ experiences as therapists, community leaders and parents to provide a thorough, practical, easy-to-read and well-reasoned guide. "Good Enough Parenting" introduces “Core Emotional Needs” and explains why meeting them is absolutely crucial for raising emotionally healthy children. Parents will gain insights into their own issues and learn how to avoid “Exasperation Interactions” as well as how to “Repair” after a conflict and Reconnect” with teenagers and adult children.

Like a Little Child

The Spiritual Journey of Infants and Toddlers

Author: Rose Tooley Gamblin

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781462810307

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 79

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Like a Little Child, is written with the belief that most addictive and high-risk behaviors can be avoided if we understand and take action to support and nurture the spirituality of the young child. Research has proven that all addictions stem back to a low sense of selfworth. This book is a call to action to support and nurture the childs spirituality, because we know it is the essence of a childs state of well beinga positive authentic sense of self-worth. Spirituality is the platform that everything else, physical and mental, rests upon. This book is for anyone who has had a child, will have a child, or has been a child.

Raising a Responsible Child

Author: Elizabeth Ellis

Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.

ISBN: 0806536632

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 306

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It has often been said: Give a man a fish, and he has food for a day. Teach him to fish, and he can provide for himself over a lifetime. Raising a Responsible Child explains the phenomenon of the "overindulgent parent"--who helps and protects too much -- and the "underdeveloped child"--who never really learns to stand on his or her own feet. Today many parents are especially prone to shower their children with love and attention and attempt to minimize stress by doing for them. In the scurry of modern life, parents often can't resist giving in to children's demands or solving their problems just to keep the peace. While this is basically a loving approach, it does not teach children how to be responsible and independent. Parents learn the hard way that their overindulgence does more harm than good: their children will only come to them with more demands and act helpless in the face of new problems. If you find yourself entrenched in this pattern, you can change by using a system of consistent, straight forward, and logical rules every day. You can teach your children to take responsibility for their actions and earn their privileges -- and you will find, perhaps to your surprise, that they are willing and ready to do so. Some of the issues this book will help you to deal with are: -- The whiny and overly demanding preschooler -- The small child who throws tantrums in public to get his way -- The older child who is inconsiderate of family members -- The teenager who is constantly late for school -- The young adult, who can't get her life together and mooches off her parents indefinitely. Many parents discover that the tried-and-true methods detailed here not only help their children handle emotions in a more mature and constructive manner but also result in higher self-esteem and a happier outlook on life.

Logical consequences

a handbook of discipline

Author: Rudolf Dreikurs,Loren Grey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Discipline of children

Page: 216

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Primer of Adlerian Psychology

The Analytic - Behavioural - Cognitive Psychology of Alfred Adler

Author: Harold Mosak,Michael Maniacci

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135057826

Category: Social Science

Page: 210

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A Primer of Adlerian Psychology offers an accessible, yet very learned, introduction to Adlerian Psychology. Also known as Individual Psychology, the approach stresses the unity of the individual, the subjective choices he or she makes and the goals the individual works towards he or she moves through life. Therapists can apply this theory in a variety of settings with populations of all ages, making it a highly practical and valuable approach. Written by two scholars with extensive knowledge and experience in this school of thought, this book covers the basic tenets of Individual Psychology geared toward those students and clinicians who are yet unfamiliar with Adler's work.

Raising a Responsible Child

How to Prepare Your Child for Today's Complex World

Author: Don Dinkmeyer,Gary D. McKay

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0684815168

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 256

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Updated to address current issues, a classic parenting guide written by two doctors re-introduces their revolutionary STEP program, Systematic Training for Effective Parenting, which is designed to help parents raise confident and caring children. Reprint.

Redirecting Children's Behavior

Author: Kathryn J. Kvols

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781884734304

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 175

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A popular text in parenting workshops, this offer how-tos on improving communication; avoiding conflict and encouraging co-operation; using natural consequences; and increasing adults understanding of a childs perspective.

The Power of Loving Discipline

Author: Karen Miles

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781592574230

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 309

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A guide to the loving discipline style of parenting.

Discipline Without Tears

How to Reduce Conflict and Establish Cooperation in the Classroom

Author: Rudolf Dreikurs,Pearl Cassel,Eva Dreikurs Ferguson

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780470835081

Category: Education

Page: 160

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DISCIPLINE WITHOUT TEARS: How To Reduce Conflict and Establish Cooperation in the Classroom Discipline without Tears is a modern classic within the teaching profession. The original edition was written by Pearl Cassel and Rudolf Dreikurs. First published in 1971 by arrangement with the Alfred Adler Institute, it has been a teacher's best friend and became an international bestseller with translations into French, Italian, Greek, German, Dutch, Japanese and Chinese. The focus of the book is to show the elementary school teacher how to manage a classroom of children effectively by understanding the nature of their behavior. The book is prescriptive, and challenges teachers to analyze their teaching style and become more effective at discipline in the classroom. With the co-authorship of Dr. Eva Dreikurs Ferguson, the book has been updated and revised to reflect current trends in education. Schools have put more emphasis on teachers knowing how to resolve issues of discipline within their classroom, and teachers will appreciate the clear and concise presentation of material that will lead to more effective learning time and a more pleasant teaching environment. Parents will also find this book most helpful for the family dynamic.

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures

Author: Anne Fadiman

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0374533407

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 368

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A study in the collision between Western medicine and the beliefs of a traditional culture focuses on a hospitalized child of Laotian immigrants whose belief that illness is a spiritual matter comes into conflict with doctors' methods.

The Interpretation of Cultures

Author: Clifford Geertz

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 0465093566

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

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In The Interpretation of Cultures, the most original anthropologist of his generation moved far beyond the traditional confines of his discipline to develop an important new concept of culture. This groundbreaking book, winner of the 1974 Sorokin Award of the American Sociological Association, helped define for an entire generation of anthropologists what their field is ultimately about.

The Boy who Couldn't Stop Washing

The Experience & Treatment of Obsessive-compulsive Disorder

Author: Judith L. Rapoport

Publisher: Berkley

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 292

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Chronicles the experiences of numerous sufferers of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, a condition that impels rational people to behave irrationally in some way, discussing the symptoms, effects, and new treatments for this disease.