Reproductive technologies, says Thompson, are part of the increasing tendency to turn social problems into biomedical questions and can be used as a lens to see the resulting changes in the relations between science and society."--BOOK JACKET.
“Making Peace with Your Parents is compassionate, well-written, and will be of great value to many.”—Leo Buscaglia No matter how old you are and whether or not your parents are alive, you have to come to terms with them. This wise and practical book will show you how to deal with the most fundamental relationships in your life and, in the process, become the happy, creative, and fulfilled person you are meant to be. “A marvelous and helpful book on how to release the emotional pains of growing up, to forgive and release the feelings of guilt, and to celebrate the miracle of being alive. Dr. Bloomfield’s book is worth thousands of dollars of therapy.”—Elisabeth Kübler-Ross “No one book can resolve a lifetime of hurts and misunderstandings, but it can remove the blinders from our eyes. Make an effort now.”—Los Angeles Times
The OECD series Making Integration Work summarises, in a non-technical way, the main issues surrounding the integration of immigrants and their children into their host countries. This fourth volume explores the integration of young people with migrant parents, a diverse and growing cohort of youth in the OECD area.
Basing their work on the idea that psychoanalytic therapy and technique require more rather than less from the therapist, the Novicks explore the crucial role of parents' work in child and adolescent treatment. They show that child and adolescent therapies have two goals_restoring the child to progressive development and rebuilding the parent-child relationship as a lifelong resource. With vivid clinical examples, this book illustrates the expanded range of clinical techniques used with parents to establish an alliance at each phase of treatment.
Most parents reach a point in their teen's life when they feel like their kid just doesn't want anything to do with them not matter how hard they persue them. This eBook will give you a behind the scene look at what is really going on with your teen, how to get past the one word answers, and practicle principles to train you, the parent, how to start creating the atmosphere that opens the door to meaningful conversations and an impactful relationship with your teen. You'll also receive our companion eBook, Difference Maker Parents: The Questions, that gives you 195 questions to ask your teen that will lead to the deeper conversations and influence you seek with your teen.
With my words here, I will attempt to share with you what life has been like for me, what feelings I was experiencing, what thoughts ran through my mind, and why I am who I am. It’s only one side of the story—your mama’s side. Everyone has a story.
Facilitate meaningful, multilevel lessons for students in second grade using Making Words: Lessons For Home or School. This 64-page resource includes 50 reproducible hands-on activities in which children manipulate letter cards to construct words, sort words by spelling patterns, and use the sorted patterns to spell and read new words, and a reproducible sheet of instructions.Making Words: Lessons For Home or School supports the Four-Blocks(R) Literacy Model and is a great addition to any classroom or homeschool.
It is difficult to lose a spouse when you have young children. You suddenly take on a different role and title - single parent. Most parents are either separated or divorced. Being a single parent is one of the world's hardest positions anyone can be in. There are many harsh statistics regarding parents. It reflects the way our lives are being lived today. Most of these parents are moms. It can also be quite traumatic for parents to carry on with their lives normally. Hence, some good tips for single parents are in place to assist them take the role of parenting and overcoming their challenges, while also living a fulfil life.
This volume provides practicing clinicians and researchers with an update on treatments found to be effective in pediatric psychology as well as those that are emerging in the field and have promise of being proven effective as additional research is conducted. Several chapters contain descriptions of different treatment protocols as well as specific scripts for certain procedures. These materials will be useful to clinicians in their day-to-day practice and clinical researchers in implementing and/or developing research protocols. Leading pediatric psychology intervention researchers generously provide details of their treatments for a number of pediatric problems. This book provides a means by which treatment manuals and related data on the outcomes of interventions can be disseminated to practicing pediatric psychologists and to investigators. Readers can gain access to treatment protocols developed by leading pediatric psychology researchers at a website specifically developed for this book. Readers may use these manuals in clinical work or contact the manual developers if interested in using/adapting the manuals for research protocols. This website will be updated with additional treatment manuals for problems encountered in the practice of pediatric psychology.
Advances in our understanding of the brain and rapid advances in the medical practice of neurology are creating questions and concerns from an ethical and legal perspective. Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology provides a detailed review of various general aspects of neuroethics, and contains chapters dealing with a vast array of specific issues such as the role of religion, the ethics of invasive neuroscience research, and the impact of potential misconduct in neurologic practice. The book focuses particular attention on problems related to palliative care, euthanasia, dementia, and neurogenetic disorders, and concludes with examinations of consciousness, personal identity, and the definition of death. This volume focuses on practices not only in North America but also in Europe and the developing world. It is a useful resource for all neuroscience and neurology professionals, researchers, students, scholars, practicing clinical neurologists, mental health professionals, and psychiatrists. A comprehensive introduction and reference on neuroethics Includes coverage of how best to understand the ethics and legal aspects of dementia, palliative care, euthanasia and neurogenetic disorders Brings clarity to issues regarding ethics and legal responsibilities in the age of rapidly evolving brain science and related clinical practice