Shows how the major perspectives on human development must be integrated rather than presented as contrasting and sometimes contradictory ways of looking at development in order to meaningfully understand infants, children, and adolescents as well as how they develop.
The bible for legal information on issues involving children. This book covers all areas of the law affecting children such as custody, property, income tax, education, immigration, child protection, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, International Conventions, evidence, financial support, young offenders and crimes against children, mental health, etc.
Motivational interviewing "is about arranging conversations so that people talk themselves into change, based on their own values and interests." Describes the four processes used in motivational interviewing: engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning. Interview examples included.
Helps readers understand what makes groups ineffective and what they can do to help them be more effective. Specific topics include how to work with multi-lingual and global groups; working virtually; dealing with quiet or verbal team members, and more.
Reveals the private thoughts of a suicidal teenager, with the hope of understanding the adolescent mind, and help family and professionals find more effective ways to recognize, treat, and heal those at risk.