Treatment of Childhood Disorders

Treatment of Childhood Disorders

Author: Sarah E. Hall

Publisher: InterVarsity Press

ISBN: 9780830828692

Category: Psychology

Page: 448

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Caring for the mental health of children and their families is complex and challenging—and meaningful. Considering a variety of disorders commonly diagnosed in children and adolescents, this unique textbook presents a research-based Christian integration perspective for treating these disorders that combines biblical, theological, and psychological understanding.

Magnus Chase: The Complete Series (Books 1, 2, 3)

Magnus Chase: The Complete Series (Books 1, 2, 3)

Author: Rick Riordan

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241399453

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 600

View: 105

Now available for the first time: all three novels from the amazing Magnus Chase series, collected in one stunning digital edition. My name is Magnus Chase. I'm orphaned and living rough on the streets of Boston. And things are about to get much worse. My day started out normally enough. I was sleeping under a bridge when some guy kicked me awake and said, 'They're after you.' Next thing I know, I'm reunited with my obnoxious uncle, who casually informs me that my long-lost father is a Norse god. And it turns out the gods of Asgard are preparing for war. Apparently, if I can't find the sword my father lost two thousand years ago, there will be doom. Doomsday, to be precise. But first I'm going to die. This is the story of how my life goes downhill from there... Magnus Chase: The Complete Series includes all three novels in the action-packed, electrifying series from Rick Riordan: The Sword of Summer, The Hammer of Thor and The Ship of the Dead

1-2-3 Magic

1-2-3 Magic

Author: Thomas W. Phelan, PhD

Publisher: ParentMagic, Inc.

ISBN: 9781889140438

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 224

View: 566

This revised edition of the award-winning 1-2-3 Magic program addresses the difficult task of child discipline with humor, keen insight, and proven experience. The technique offers a foolproof method of disciplining children ages two through 12 without arguing, yelling, or spanking. By means of three easy-to-follow steps, parents learn to manage troublesome behavior, encourage good behavior, and strengthen the parent-child relationship—avoiding the "Talk-Persuade-Argue-Yell-Hit" syndrome which frustrates so many parents. Ten strategies for building a child’s self-esteem and the six types of testing and manipulation a parent can expect from the child are discussed, as well as tips on how to prevent homework arguments, make mealtimes more enjoyable, conduct effective family meetings, and encourage children to start doing their household chores. New advice about kids and technology and new illustrations bring this essential parenting companion completely up-to-date.

Shakespeare Lexicon

Shakespeare Lexicon

Author: Alexander Schmidt

Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.

ISBN: 9781602067875

Category: Reference

Page: 740

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Still often used today, German schoolmaster and philologist ALEXANDER SCHMIDT's (1816-1887) Shakespeare Lexicon is the source for elucidating the sometimes cryptic language of Shakespeare and tracking down quotations. Volume 2 covers M through Z, from "Mab: the queen of the fairies" to "Zounds: an oath contracted from God's wounds," and features numerous appendices and supplements on grammar and usage. Every word from every play and poem is cataloged, referenced, and defined in this exhaustive two-volume work, the result of arduous research and stalwart dedication. Serious scholars and zealous fans will find the Lexicon the ultimate guide to reading and decoding the Bard.

1-2-3 Magic Teen

1-2-3 Magic Teen

Author: Thomas Phelan

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 9781492637905

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 192

View: 823

Help your teens grow into the very best versions of themselves! From rule-breaking and risk-taking to defensive communication and disrespect, parenting a teenager can feel like modern warfare--but it doesn't have to be that way. In 1-2-3 Magic Teen, internationally renowned parenting expert Thomas W. Phelan explains how to better understand your teenager, which problems are not worth fighting over, and why your child's behavior likely matches the definition of a normal adolescent! With helpful, straightforward advice backed up by research and parent-tested strategies, 1-2-3 Magic Teen will help you establish a calmer, more respectful home and family life and show you how to guide your teenager into healthy, functional young adulthood. • Learn the Language: Communicate with open and engaging language, and listen to your teenager the right way. • Establish Expectations: Learn how to set limits while still encouraging independent decision-making and helping your child develop their emotional intelligence. • Stay in Touch: Allow your teen to open up to you in more meaningful and inclusive ways through four simple connection building strategies.' • Take Care of Yourself: Take time to maintain your own emotional well-being to avoid allowing your own anxieties and stresses to influence your children You'll also find tools and advice tailored for the challenges of a teen lifestyle, including: • Forgetting to do chores • Absence in family outings • Drop in grades • Missed curfews • Parties and drinking • Work responsibilities The author of the million-copy parenting bestseller 1-2-3 Magic applies his time-tested, trusted advice in this straightforward, encouraging guide that walks parents through the ups and downs of teen life, allowing them to help their kids gain confidence and push toward independence.

Assessment and Obligatory Treatment of Violent and Sexually Violent Offenders

Assessment and Obligatory Treatment of Violent and Sexually Violent Offenders

Author: Ruud H. J. Hornsveld

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030278403

Category: Psychology

Page: 411

View: 803

This book examines the assessment and obligatory treatment programs for violent and sexually violent offenders – primarily adolescents and adults – diagnosed with cluster B personality disorder or a conduct disorder. It describes concepts, theories, and legal aspects as well as the psychological and neurobiological characteristics of violent and sexually violent offenders and forensic psychiatric patients. Chapters review treatment programs and provide guidelines for gathering additional information and formulating functional analyses to establish individual treatment plans. In addition, chapters offer treatment modules for violent offenders and sexually violent offenders and address specific problems that may be encountered in practice and how to overcome these problems. The book concludes with the editors’ recommendations for future research in offender assessment and rehabilitation. Topics featured in this book include: Heuristic models of aggressive and sexually aggressive behavior. The use of self-reporting questionnaires in offender populations. Reliable assessment instruments. The effectiveness of existing rehabilitation programs. Cognitive-behavioral treatment modules for violent and sexually violent offenders. Self-regulation and self-management skills to be used in rehabilitation programs. Facilitating treatment integrity in penitentiary and forensic psychiatric institutions. Assessment and Obligatory Treatment of Violent and Sexually Violent Offenders is an essential resource for researchers, clinicians/therapists, and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in forensic psychology, public health, criminology/criminal justice, and behavioral therapy and rehabilitation.

Percy Jackson: The Complete Series (Books 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

Percy Jackson: The Complete Series (Books 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

Author: Rick Riordan

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780141352015

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 1024

View: 123

All five novels in the bestselling, blockbuster Percy Jackson series, collected in one stunning digital edition. I was just a normal kid, going to school, playing basketball, skateboarding. The usual. Until I accidentally vaporized my maths teacher. 'Look, I didn't want to be a Half-Blood. I never asked to be the son of a Greek God.' Percy Jackson: The Complete Series includes all five novels in the action-packed, electrifying series from Rick Riordan: The Lightning Thief, The Sea of Monsters, The Titan's Curse, The Battle of the Labyrinth, and The Last Olympian. Now I spend my time battling monsters and generally trying to stay alive. Angry Gods. Cannibal Giants. Ancient Labyrinths. Untold Evils. It's not easy being a demigod. Rick Riordan has now sold an incredible 55 million copies of his books worldwide The Percy Jackson series has sold over 1.25 million copies in the UK alone

The Healers of Meligna Series Boxed Set (Books 1,2,3)

The Healers of Meligna Series Boxed Set (Books 1,2,3)

Author: K. J. Colt

Publisher: K. J. Colt

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 2000

View: 742

A Bestselling Series A three novel digital boxed set containing over 300,000 words of page-turning, fantasy reading. There will be 5 books in total for the Healers of Meligna series. "Just keeps getting better." -- Kayla "What a fun world to discover." -- Jannet McClure "The world of Adenine is well developed and her characters well defined." -- James Phillip Concealed Power Adenine is blind and isolated in her small attic bedroom. Haunted by the recent deaths of her uncle and father, she is alone and afraid. Believing she is a carrier of the incurable Death Plague that ravished the lands twenty-five years ago, she never goes outside. When her mother falls ill, Adenine begins to starve. Despite her terror of infecting others, she goes in search of the town's doctor. Friends are made, enemies are discovered and every secret unravels. Pursued by the country's exiled healers, Adenine's life now depends on who she trusts. Blood Healing Banished to the healer city of Meligna, fourteen year old Adenine must adapt to the strange customs and fickle personalities of its citizens. The Queens have but one goal: to create a perfect city. But when Adenine pulls at the loose threads that bind the city together, what she unravels shocks and angers her. The populace is brainwashed and delusional. When Jemely, her loyal friend, becomes a victim, Adenine takes a stand against the Queens. But Adenine has no power, and her strong ideals injure the few friends she has. When she stumbles upon the Queens' most shocking secret, she risks everything to save the lives of those she loves. Blood Sacrifice With the threat of the Queens' army increasing, only blood healing can save South Senya. Adenine continues her journey alone, encountering constant danger and tragic loss. Clutching at the strands of her sanity, Adenine barely makes it to Juxon City where the king proves untrustworthy and hostile. The Queens quickly destroy all Adenine's hope for the kingdom of Senya. Under their rule, the people are doomed. She has allies, but they are too few to take back the city. The only one who can challenge the Queens is the emperor of Bivinia: a monster responsible for the deaths of hundreds of healers. She must convince him to invade Senya, replacing one evil for another.