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GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP CURRICULUM SET

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP CURRICULUM SET

The Grief Support Group Curriculum provides a basis for assisting children and teenagers as they learn about mourning through facing death of a close or special friend. The aim of this curriculum is to facilitate healthy variations of mourning and positive adaptations following the death of a friend or family member. The work illustrates mourning in four stages of development and is...

Understanding Williams Syndrome: Behavioral Patterns and Interventions

Understanding Williams Syndrome: Behavioral Patterns and Interventions

Comprehensive and readable, Understanding Williams Syndrome: Behavioral Patterns and Interventions is an essential guide for all those professionally, scientifically, or personally involved with this so frequently misunderstood and underserved population--psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and other mental health professionals; special educators and vocational counselors;...

Developing Healthy Stepfamilies: Twenty Families Tell Their Stories (Haworth Marriage & the Family)

Developing Healthy Stepfamilies: Twenty Families Tell Their Stories (Haworth Marriage & the Family)

View the inner workings of healthy stepfamilies through the stories of twenty families as they discuss how their households operate. This enlightening book takes a deeper look at what adults and children in stepfamilies say about such issues as discipline, money, family roles and relationships with ex-spouses, and the development of new traditions and rituals. Incorporating actual words of...

Stepparenting: Creating and Recreating Families in America Today

Stepparenting: Creating and Recreating Families in America Today

In an era when teachers commonly report that up to half of the children in their classes come from multiple homes and have multiple caretakers, the special psychological challenges of stepparenting have never been in greater need of examination.  As thoughtful clinicians have long known, stepparenting is among the most complicated of psychological projects: it may simultaneously be a...

Stepfamilies: History, Research, and Policy (Marriage & Family Review Series)

Stepfamilies: History, Research, and Policy (Marriage & Family Review Series)

Stepfamilies: History, Research, and Policy examines language use, laws, cultural stereotypes, media images, and social policies and practices to create an understanding of how predominant views about stepfamilies and stepfamily members are constructed within society. As the rates of divorce and remarriage continue to increase, it is more important than ever to overcome nuclear family ideology...

Fertility and Familial Power Relations: Procreation in South India (Nais Monograph Series, 87)

Fertility and Familial Power Relations: Procreation in South India (Nais Monograph Series, 87)

Describes and analyses the corollaries of declining fertility in Southern India to discover how familial and gender relations are affected by the new situation of women giving birth only to 2-3 children.

Assessing Child Maltreatment Reports: The Problem of False Allegations

Assessing Child Maltreatment Reports: The Problem of False Allegations

This seminal book in the literature of child protective services stimulates critical thinking and informed discussion for those professionals and educators concerned with the quality of children’s protective services. The first book of its kind to present scholarly reports on false allegations, Assessing Child Maltreatment Reports tackles the age-old problem of deciding which reports,...

Stretch Marks

Stretch Marks

Stretch Marks is a compilation of selected articles from The Mother magazine, 2002 to 2009. It features writing on optimal parenting from some of the leading thinkers in the field of holistic parenting. From fertility awareness to menopause, home education to chiropractic care, lotus birth to non-vaccination. The Mother magazine is read in more than forty countries, and this selection of...

Developmental Disabilities: A Handbook for Occupational Therapists (Occupational Therapy in Health Care Series, Vol 6, No. 2 &3)

Developmental Disabilities: A Handbook for Occupational Therapists (Occupational Therapy in Health Care Series, Vol 6, No. 2 &3)

This significant volume provides broad coverage of the spectrum of problems confronted by patients with developmental disabilities and the many kinds of occupational therapy services these individuals need. Experts identify exemplary institutional and community service programs for treating patients with autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and mental retardation. A welcome contribution to the...

Couple Burnout: Causes and Cures

Couple Burnout: Causes and Cures

In Couple Burnout, Ayala Pines offers a unique model to combat relationship burnout by describing the phenomenon of couples burnout; its causes, danger signs and symptoms; and the most effective strategies therapists can use. Distinguishing burnout from problems caused by clinical depression or other pathologies, Pines combines three major clinical perspectives that are used by couple...

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