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Helping skills: Facilitating exploration, insight, and action
Textbook uses practice exercises and labs as well as explanations to help address the three-stage model of helping; exploration, insight and action.

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Programs and interventions for maltreated children and families at risk
Text focuses on the programs and interventions to prevent child maltreatment that have the best scientific evidence supporting their effectiveness.

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The teenage brain
The Teenage Brain presents new findings, dispels widespread myths, and provides practical suggestions for negotiating this difficult and dynamic life stage for both adults and adolescents

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A mindfulness-based approach to working with high-risk adolescents
Introduction to a new model of therapy that combines the Buddhist concept of mindfulness with modern trends in psychotherapy. Drawing on years of experience working with at-risk adolescents, the chapters explore ways to develop authentic connections with patients: building relationships, working with resistance, and ways to approach change using mindfulness-based techniques.

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In mixed company: Communicating in small groups and teams
Topics covered include theory, group development, climate, roles, leadership, discussion, decision making, teamwork, conflict management, group presentations, and outcomes assessment.

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Child and adolescent development: An integrated approach
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.

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Key concepts in developmental psychology
Discusses child development, concepts and their meanings, and origins. and uses terms that are important to students who need to learn the language used by developmental psychologists.



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Motivational interviewing: Helping people change - Single user
Describes the four processes used in motivational interviewing, engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning, that are used to facilitate change. Interview examples are included.

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Blackwell handbook of childhood social development
This book presents the most up-to-date research and theories on childhood social development.

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Making a difference: An educators' guide to child and youth mental health problems
This publication is intended to provide general information to help educators understand mental health
problems in children and youth.

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The handbook for working with difficult groups: How they are difficult, why they are difficult and what you can do about it - 3 user licence
Use this book to guide you when working with ineffective; hostile; multi-lingual or global groups.

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The inner world of a suicidal youth
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.


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