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Adolescence: A Very Short Introduction

Girls Rising: A Guide to Nurturing a Confident and Soulful Adolescent

by Urana Jackson

This guide for adults working with adolescent girls will help them explore and develop their emotional, social, and spiritual selves.

Young people are hungry and capable of engaging in meaningful explorations...


Summary of Change Your Brain, Change Your Life: by Daniel G. Amen | Summary & Analysis

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Change Your Brain, Change Your Life by Daniel G. Amen | Summary & Analysis

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Change Your Brain, Change Your Life by psychiatrist Daniel D. Amen is a non-fiction book based on the idea that brain functioning...


Summary of The Whole-Brain Child: by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson | Includes Analysis

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Summary of The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson | Includes Analysis

 

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The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson offers recommendations for a...


Dutch Treat, Senior Dating and Other Stories

by mary ann fuller young & Martin simpson

This short book is a collection of ecletic stories about connection and love, where and how to find it.  Above all, the tone is optimistic.

Author Fuller Young investigates dating sites and treats the reader...


A Journey in our Star - Bridges for a new education

by Enrica Piccapietra

A Journey in our Star Bridges for a new education This book is the result of years of experience with kids and with educators; it develops around a girl’s curiosity who feels strange sensations that she can’t...


Man, Interrupted: Why Young Men are Struggling & What We Can Do About It

by Philip Zimbardo & Nikita D. Coulombe

In 2011, Philip Zimbardo gave a TED Talk called “The Demise of Guys,” which has been viewed by over 1.8 million people. A TED eBook short followed that chronicled how in record numbers men are flaming out...


New Aging: Live Smarter Now to Live Better Forever

by Matthias Hollwich & Bruce Mau Design

Aging is a gift that we receive with life—and in New Aging, the architect Matthias Hollwich outlines smart, simple ideas to help us experience it that way.

 

New Aging invites us to take everything we associate...


Childhood Head Injury: Developmental and Recovery Variables: A Special Double Issue of Developmental Neuropsychology

by Maureen Dennis & Harvey S. Levin

Childhood head injuries differ from adult head injuries in some significant respects. They occur against a background of ongoing physical and cognitive development. Cognitive capacities often change with time...


The Key to Autism: An Evidence-based Workbook for Assessing and Treating Children and Adolescents

by Cara Daily

The Key to Autism is an invaluable and comprehensive resource for any professional assessing and treating autism in children and adolescents. Filled with dozens of case examples, exercises to understand how...


Life Reimagined: The Science, Art, and Opportunity of Midlife

by Barbara Bradley Hagerty

A dynamic and inspiring exploration of the new science that is redrawing the future for people in their forties, fifties, and sixties for the better—and for good.

There’s no such thing as an inevitable midlife...


The Prodigy's Cousin: The Family Link Between Autism and Extraordinary Talent

by Joanne Ruthsatz & Kimberly Stephens

We all know the autistic genius stereotypes. The absentminded professor with untied shoelaces. The geeky Silicon Valley programmer who writes bullet­proof code but can’t get a date. But there is another set...


Predatory Priests, Silenced Victims: The Sexual Abuse Crisis and the Catholic Church

by Mary Gail Frawley-O'Dea & Virginia Goldner

The sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church captured headlines and mobilized public outrage in January 2002. But much of the commentary that immediately followed was reductionistic, focusing on single "causes"...


Assessment of Trauma in Youths: Understanding issues of age, complexity, and associated variables

by Kathleen Nader

Assessment of Trauma in Youths: Understanding issues of age, complexity, and associated variables is a collection of articles by well-known specialists in the field of childhood trauma. The articles describe...


Promoting Child and Parent Wellbeing: How to Use Evidence- and Strengths-Based Strategies in Practice

by Carole Sutton

Taking a strengths-based approach, this book looks at ways practitioners can enhance children's wellbeing by identifying protective factors and positive ways of working with children and their families. Grounded...


The Gender Creative Child: Pathways for Nurturing and Supporting Children Who Live Outside Gender Boxes

by Diane Ehrensaft & Norman Spack

From a leading US authority on a subject more timely than ever—an up-to-date, all-in-one resource on gender-nonconforming children and adolescents

In her groundbreaking first book, Gender Born, Gender Made...


Managing Screen Time

by Edmond Schoorel & Eduard Maas

Screens and digital devices are everywhere in our modern world and it's becoming increasingly common for even very young children to regularly use tablets and smart phones. Many parents struggle to know what's...


Adolescent Psychiatry, V. 21: Annals of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry

by Lois T. Flaherty & Harvey Horowitz

Launched in 1971, Adolescent Psychiatry, in the words of founding coeditors Sherman C. Feinstein, Peter L. Giovacchini, and Arthur A. Miller, promised "to explore adolescence as a process . . . to enter challenging...


Maternal Sensitivity: Mary Ainsworth's Enduring Influence on Attachment Theory, Research, and Clinical Applications

by Klaus E. Grossman, Inge Bretherton & Everett Waters

Mary Ainsworth's work on the importance maternal sensitivity for the development of infant attachment security is widely recognized as one of the most revolutionary and influential contributions to developmental...


Supporting Families of Children With Developmental Disabilities: Evidence-based and Emerging Practices

by Mian Wang & George H. S. Singer

Supporting Families of Children with Developmental Disabilities: Evidence-based and Emerging Practices provides a comprehensive review of the empirical evidence on interventions for families of individuals -...