Cultural Sociology Of Divorce

Author: Robert E. Emery
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412999588
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This multi-disciplinary encyclopedia covers curricular subjects related to divorce as examined by disciplines ranging from marriage and the family to anthropology, social and legal history, developmental and clinical psychology, and religion, all through a lens of cultural sociology.

The Parents Guide To Psychological First Aid

Author: Gerald Koocher
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199700486
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Does your young daughter talk endlessly about invisible friends, dragons in the basement, and monsters in the closet? Is your teenager about to start high school or being victimized by bullies? Is your son mortally afraid of certain insects or of injections at the doctor's office? Compiled by two seasoned clinical psychologists, The Parents' Guide to Psychological First Aid brings together articles by recognized experts who provide you with the information you need to help your child navigate the many trying problems that typically afflict young people. Written in an engaging style, this book offers sage advice on a raft of everyday problems that have psychological solutions. The contributors cover such topics as body image and physical appearance; cigarettes, drugs, and alcohol; overeating and obesity; dental visits; the birth of a sibling and sibling rivalries; temper tantrums; fostering self-esteem; shyness and social anxiety; and much more. Each expert article provides an overview of the issues, offers reassurance for minor problems and strategies for crisis management, and discusses the red flags that indicate that professional help is needed. In addition, the book is organized into various categories to make it easier to find information. For instance, the "Family Issues" section includes articles on Blended Families, Divorce, and Traveling; the "Adolescent Issues" section covers such topics as Dating and Driving; and the "Social/Peer Issues" section explores such subjects as "Sportsmanship," "Homesickness," and "Making Friends." An encyclopedic reference for parents concerned with maintaining the mental health of their children, this indispensable volume will help you help your child to deal effectively with stress and pressure, to cope with everyday challenges, and to rebound from disappointments, mistakes, trauma, and adversity.

Healthy Divorce

Author: Lois Gold M.S.W.
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402250622
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The Healthy Divorce empowers couples to negotiate, handle sensitive issues, and resolve conflicts in a way that allows them to emerge from divorce with their emotional well-being intact.

Help Your Children Cope With Your Divorce

Author: Paula Hall
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446489558
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Children of all ages can be devastated by the news that their parents are splitting up. Even those who have been living in a highly conflictual situation are often shocked by their parents' final decision to separate. For most children, separation means major changes to family life and often losing a parent. The long-term impacts of divorce are now widely recognised with increasing chances of problems at school, criminal behaviour, problems in their own relationships and mental illness. This guide will provide you with clear advice and guidance on how to minimise the impact of your relationship breakdown on your children. Including: - An explanation of the age-specific issues that children face when they find out their family is breaking up - Professional comment, stories and quotes from children - Checklists and case studies Acknowledging the personal difficulties faced by the adult who has made the decision to leave, as well as the adult who feels they are being abandoned, this sensitive, accessible guide is a must for all parents going through divorce or separation who are concerned for their children.

From Diapers To Dating

Author: Debra W. Haffner
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1458758729
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A leading educator's warm, practical, step-by-step program for helping parents provide accurate information and communicate their own values to their children. Synopsis Approved by Parents' Choice 1999, praised in Time, Newsweek, and Library Journal Whether she is discussing how to help kids deal with the onslaught of sexual messages they see in the media or providing sensible guidance on teaching the facts of life, Debra Haffner's values-oriented approach to raising sexually healthy children is informative and comforting. Organized from birth through age twelve, her acclaimed book presents a wealth of practical techniques to help parents identify and communicate the appropriate information to give to children of different ages. Each chapter includes: Values exercises: Questions to help parents sort out their own values about sexuality and decide what they want to teach their children. What to expect and how to prepare: Lively discussions on each stage of a child's life, filled with relevant information, sparkling anecdotes, and sample conversations. Teachable moments: How to find and use opportunities throughout a child's life to bring up specific issues of sexuality instead of waiting to have that ''big talk.'' Dozens of age-appropriate questions and answers are included. In addition, Haffner covers special issues, including sexual harassment in school, questions that may arise when divorced parents begin to date, and how to evaluate sexuality education outside the home. Accessible and comprehensive, From Diapers to Dating also contains extensive resources for more information, including Web sites, hotlines, health facilities, pertinent organizations, and much more. It is a must-read for every parent who wishes to lay a solid foundation for their children's adult lives.

Divorcing With Dignity

Author: Elise I. Guari
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1490741437
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This book is intended to support parents who are experiencing divorce. It is intended to be a reminder that children need to be supported and protected during this experience in their lives. I hope to provide people who are divorcing with some gentle reminders and some level of comfort that they are not alone during this difficult time and that you can do it with dignity.

Caring For Your Grieving Child

Author: Martha Wakenshaw
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 9781572243064
Size: 69.31 MB
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Employing play-based techniques, a children's mental health specialist helps parents identify and express different feelings to help their grieving child cope. Includes tips on how to notice different types of play and respond accordingly, healthy ways to communicate with their child, and ways to recognize the signs of true healing in their child.

Take Control Of Your Divorce

Author: Judith Margerum
Publisher: Impact Publishers
ISBN: 1886230978
Size: 73.20 MB
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Hostile and contentious divorces aren t uncommon. But if you ve been separated or divorced for more than a year or two and things haven t gotten better, something is very wrong. If you re not working together in a spirit of cooperation for the good of your children, you have not resolved the emotions following a divorce so you can go about the important job ahead: co-parenting your children! You can change the unproductive communication cycle you and your co-parent may have developed and go from a relationship featuring anger and hostility to one less volatile, more cooperative, and healthier for your children. Children caught up in post-divorce conflict are in considerable danger to suffer physically, emotionally, and behaviorally. The authors intent for this book is to help you save your children and yourself from the ravages of anger, hostility, and conflict. They give you specific strategies you can use to resolve, overlook, or put aside the conflicts with your co-parent and get to the crucial task of being good parents."

Primary Health Care Of Children

Author: Jane A. Fox
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780815133100
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This text is a comprehensive clinical text/reference for the PNP, FNP or caregiver who focuses on the primary care of infants, children, and adolescents. The main section of the book is organized by body system and includes the most common presenting symptoms and problems of children. Each body system section begins with content that relates to the entire system: health promotion; identification of risk factors; and diagnostic and laboratory studies. Then for each specific entry or problem, the reader will find information regarding alerts for referral; etiology/incidence; differential diagnosis; and management. With this organization, the book demonstrates and promotes diagnostic reasoning.