Handbook of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy

Innovations and Applications for Research and Practice

Handbook of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy

This handbook examines advances in the evidence-based behavioral family intervention, parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT). It surveys innovative adaptations tailored to specific diagnostic concerns, client populations, treatment settings, and delivery formats. Chapters provide rationales for adaptation, reviews of relevant research, and discussions of advantages and challenges. Case studies illustrate the implementation of the adaptations and help to make new techniques concrete. The handbook offers practical descriptions of the adaptations to PCIT, comprehensively reviews treatment outcome literature, and integrates cutting-edge implementation science into an exploration of the current dissemination strategies in PCIT. The handbook concludes with a consideration of the questions that remain to be addressed to extend the reach of PCIT among traditionally underserved families and to continue to advance the science and practice of children’s mental health interventions. Featured topics include: PCIT for children with callous-unemotional traits. PCIT for families with a history of child maltreatment. Group PCIT. PCIT for military families. The PCIT CALM program for treating anxiety in young children. PCIT for American Indian families. Transporting and disseminating PCIT internationally. Using technology to expand the reach of PCIT. The Handbook of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy is a must-have resource for researchers, professors, instructors, clinicians, and graduate students in child and school psychology, child psychiatry, and social work as well as such related disciplines as developmental, clinical, counseling, and community psychology, family studies, and mental health services and agencies.

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The Fearless International Foodie Conquers Pan-Asian Cuisine

Ordering and Enjoying Japanese, Korean, Malaysian, Thai and Vietnamese Cuisine

The Fearless International Foodie Conquers Pan-Asian Cuisine

Are you a fearless foodie"? "Do you know the difference between a soba noodle and an udon noodle? Does your collection of spices include holy basil, lemon grass, kaffir leaf, and galanga? If so, then you are definitely a Fearless Foodie. And if not, then become one. Dig in and enjoy the hottest trends in dining--Japanese, Thai, Korean, Vietnamese, as well as cuisines of Indonesia, Malaysia, Laos, and Cambodia. Etiquette tips help save the diner from embarrassing experiences such as asking for chopsticks in a Thai restaurant. And lots of culture notes explain the significance of Korean kim chi jars, the low-down on Thai chili peppers, Japanese noodles, teas and much more to make the dining experience complete. "Features: " -Each section begins with an overview of the cuisine, followed by typical ingredients and dishes, from starters through desserts. -Spiced up with witty food related puns and anecdotes to keep it upbeat and fun -No more guess work of embarrassing mistakes--each item is translated with an easy-to-follow pronunciation guide. -Convenient and portable--fits into pockets and handbags. -Loaded with fascinating culture notes to put things in their context, like understanding the tradition of the Japanese tea ceremonies. -The helpful glossary covers foods, spices, sauces, utensils, and more. -After dessert? There's even a tipping chart for settling the bill

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Pub. in the Interest of Executives in Every Department of Hospital Work ...

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Clinical Handbook of Assessing and Treating Conduct Problems in Youth

Clinical Handbook of Assessing and Treating Conduct Problems in Youth

Conduct problems, particularly oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) and conduct disorder (CD), are the most common mental health problems affecting children and adolescents. The consequences to individuals, families, and schools may be severe and long-lasting. To ameliorate negative outcomes and ensure the most effective treatment for aggressive and antisocial youth, early diagnosis and evidence-based interventions are essential. Clinical Handbook of Assessing and Treating Conduct Problems in Youth provides readers with both a solid grounding in theory and a comprehensive examination of the evidence-based assessment strategies and therapeutic practices that can be used to treat a highly diverse population with a wide range of conduct problems. It provides professional readers with an array of evidence-based interventions, both universal and targeted, that can be implemented to improve behavioral and social outcomes in children and adolescents. This expertly written resource: Lays the foundation for understanding conduct problems in youth, including epidemiology, etiology, and biological, familial, and contextual risk factors. Details the assessment process, with in-depth attention to tools, strategies, and differential diagnosis. Reviews nine major treatment protocols, including Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), multisystemic therapy (MST) for adolescents, school-based group approaches, residential treatment, and pharmacotherapy. Critiques the current generation of prevention programs for at-risk youth. Explores salient issues in working effectively with minority youth. Offers methods for evaluating intervention programs, starting with cost analysis. This volume serves as a one-stop reference for all professionals who seek a solid grounding in theory as well as those who need access to evidence-based assessment and therapies for conduct problems. It is a must-have volume for anyone working with at-risk children, including clinical child, school, and developmental psychologists; forensic psychologists; social workers; school counselors and allied professionals; and medical and psychiatric practitioners.

Beyond Fearless

Beyond Fearless

USA Today bestselling author Rebecca York continues the gripping romantic saga begun in Beyond Control, as a woman with extraordinary powers finds herself pursued by those who would love her, possess her, or destroy her... On the lush Caribbean island of Grand Fernandino, Anna Ridgeway is working her “magic.” Blessed with uncanny psychic abilities since she was a child, she now uses her gift in a mind-reading act at a nightclub. But since arriving on Grand Fernandino, she's been plagued with a sense of impending danger. Her feelings are confirmed when evil forces coalesces around her and international treasure hunter Zachary Robinson. At first, Anna fears Zach's very presence. But when they touch, their physical and psychic bond astonishes them. They find they share a common past—and an uncommon passion for each other. But there is a sinister figure from long ago who will never allow their love to survive. A man who has been hunting them all their lives.

Handbook on Psychopathy and Law

Handbook on Psychopathy and Law

Psychopaths constitute less than 1% of the general population, but they commit a much larger proportion of crime and violence in society. This volume chronicles the latest science of psychopathy, various ways that psychopaths challenge the criminal justice system, and the major ethical issues arising from this fascinating condition.

Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychopathy

Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychopathy

This comprehensive handbook synthesizes the rapidly growing research base on child and adolescent psychopathy: its nature, causes, development, assessment, and treatment. The editors and contributors are leading authorities who review state-of-the-art empirical findings and weigh in on pressing questions, such as how the disorder should be conceptualized in youth and how to evaluate it in clinical and forensic contexts. Available assessment instruments and intervention approaches are critically examined. Etiological theories are presented that shed light on a range of potential causal mechanisms, including genetics, brain functioning, temperament, family processes, and other factors.