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Smart but Scattered Teens: The "Executive Skills" Program for Helping Teens Reach Their Potential

by Richard Guare, Peg Dawson & Colin Guare

"I told you, I'll do it later."

"I forgot to turn in the stupid application."

"Could you drive me to school? I missed the bus again."

"I can't walk the dog--I have too much homework!"

If you're the parent of...

Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence

by Laurence Steinberg

“Simply the best book I have ever read about adolescence. . . With gentle wisdom, Steinberg guides us through truly novel findings on what happens during adolescence and tells us how, as parents and teachers,...

Adolescent Psychology Around the World

by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

This book paints a portrait of adolescent psychology in 4 major regions: Africa/the Middle East, Asia, the Americas, and Europe. Featuring 24 revised and updated chapters from the International Encyclopedia...

Understanding Adolescents for Helping Professionals

by LCPC Avidan Milevsky PhD

Promotes an in-depth understanding of adolescent development that can be immediately applied to effective treatment

Adolescence is a distinct and complex stage of development, and successful interventions with...

The Good Girl Revolution: Young Rebels with Self-Esteem and High Standards

by Wendy Shalit

Across the country, there’s a youth-led rebellion challenging the status quo. In Seattle and Pittsburgh, teenage girls protest against companies that sell sleazy clothing. Online, a nineteen-year-old describes...

The Overparenting Epidemic: Why Helicopter Parenting Is Bad for Your Kids . . . and Dangerous for You, Too!

by George Glass & David Tabatsky

Helicopter parents, tiger moms, cosseters, hothouse parents . . .

Whatever we label it, overparenting—anxious, invasive, overly attentive, and competitive parenting—may have finally backfired. As we witness...

Adolescent Psychotherapy Homework Planner

by Arthur E. Jongsma, L. Mark Peterson & William P. McInnis

Features new and updated assignments and exercises to meet thechanging needs of mental health professionals

The Adolescent Psychotherapy Homework Planner, SecondEdition provides you with an array of ready-to-use,between-session...

The Health Care Setting as a Context for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse: A Special Issue of Children's Health Care

by Keith L. Kaufman

This special issue was designed to explore the role of health care professionals in the assessment, treatment, and prevention of child maltreatment. The initial five articles were solicited to enhance our understanding...

Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

by Paul Gionfriddo

Paul Gionfriddo’s son Tim is one of the “6 percent”—the percentage of all Americans with serious mental illness. He is also one of the half million homeless people with serious mental illnesses in desperate...

Adaptive Origins

by Peter LaFreniere

This textbook enables students to rethink traditional psychology by grounding it in the natural sciences with the understanding that evolutionary and developmental processes work together with culture to solve...

The Conscience and Self-Conscious Emotions in Adolescence: An integrative approach

by Frans Schalkwijk

The consequences of apparent moral failings in an individual are something that can be seen frequently in the media and in everyday life. One issue that is rarely addressed in public discussion about someone's...

Life Lessons for the Teenage Girl: Quotes, Inspiration and Advice for Women by Women

by Kelly Tonelli

Teenage girls don't know where to turn for guidance and support and struggle to trust the adults in their lives-but having famous and/or successful women offer wisdom and insight makes it more tolerable for...

The Critical Role of Parenting in Human Development

by Marianna S. Klebanov & Adam D. Travis

This thorough and multidisciplinary overview of childrearing illustrates and stands on two foundational principles: that the importance of parenting is immense, and that it is undervalued. The Critical Role...

Evaluating Systems of Care: The Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program. A Special Issue of children's

by E. Wayne Holden & Ana Maria Brannan

This issue consists of five articles profiling different aspects of the national evaluation of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program. Over the last eight...

Think Confident, Be Confident for Teens: A Cognitive Therapy Guide to Overcoming Self-Doubt and Creating Unshakable Self-Esteem

by Marci G. Fox

Think Confident, Be Confident for Teens offers young readers a teen-focused, breakthrough program for eliminating self-doubt and increasing confidence and self-esteem. Marci Fox and Leslie Sokol, faculty members...

Teens with Diabetes: A Clinician's Guide

by Michael A. Harris, Korey K. Hood & Jill Weissberg-Benchell

Written by three psychologists with more than 50 years of collective experience in the field of diabetes and youth, Teens with Diabetes provides evidence-based techniques for clinicians to treat the psychological...

Group Work with Adolescents, Third Edition: Principles and Practice

by Andrew Malekoff

A trusted course text and professional resource, this comprehensive book delves into all aspects of planning and conducting strengths-based group work with adolescents. In an accessible, down-to-earth style,...

Dialectical Behavior Therapy for At-Risk Adolescents: A Practitioner's Guide to Treating Challenging Behavior Problems

by Pat Harvey & Britt H. Rathbone

At-risk adolescents may exhibit signs of moodiness, aggression, and even self-injury, and these behaviors often cause parents, teachers, and clinicians to become extremely frustrated. Adolescents themselves...

Learning to Breathe: A Mindfulness Curriculum for Adolescents to Cultivate Emotion Regulation, Attention, and Performance

by Patricia C. Broderick, Jon Kabat-Zinn & Myla Kabat-Zinn

The breakthrough book Learning to Breathe presents a research-based curriculum for teachers and clinicians who are seeking ways to help improve behavior and bolster academic performance in adolescents. Drawing...

Handbook of Effective Inclusive Schools: Research and Practice

by James McLeskey, Nancy L. Waldron & Fred Spooner

Over the last decade, the educational context for students with disabilities has significantly changed primarily as a result of mandates contained in NCLB and IDEA. The purpose of this book is to summarize the...