Bayley 4 Clinical Use and Interpretation

Bayley 4 Clinical Use and Interpretation
Author: Glen P. Aylward
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2020-02-08
ISBN 10: 0128177551
ISBN 13: 9780128177556
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bayley 4 Clinical Use and Interpretation Book Review:

Bayley 4 Clinical Use and Interpretation provides clinicians with a guide for use, administration, scoring and interpretation of the Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development, Fourth Edition. The book begins with why and how the Bayley 4 was revised. Separate chapters discuss the clinical use and interpretation of the cognitive, language, motor, social-emotional and adaptive scales, each with illustrative clinical cases. Recommendations are provided to aid clinicians in the efficiency of test administration, as well as how to interpret and integrate results within a diagnostic assessment format and in planning intervention. The clinical validity of the Bayley 4 is demonstrated for eight clinical groups. There is an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with the Bayley 4 ASD Checklist, accommodations, and red flags indicative of abnormality. Additional chapters discuss digital administration and how to present feedback to caregivers. Summarizes what is new and different in the Bayley 4 Guides clinicians in use, administration, scoring, and interpretation Identifies the clinical validity of Bayley 4 for eight clinical groups Suggests how to integrate results into assessment and intervention Includes use for autism assessment and an ASD checklist Provides case studies on typical and atypical development

Bayley III Clinical Use and Interpretation

Bayley III Clinical Use and Interpretation
Author: Lawrence G. Weiss,Thomas Oakland,Glen P. Aylward
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2010-07-19
ISBN 10: 9780080921075
ISBN 13: 0080921078
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bayley III Clinical Use and Interpretation Book Review:

One of the most widely used assessments of infants and toddlers, the BAYLEY-III measures the major areas of development including cognitive, language, motor, social-emotional, and adaptive functioning. This book provides an introduction into use of the BAYLEY-III in each of these five areas. For each of these areas, individual chapters cover the relevant test content, administration, scoring, interpretation, strengths / concerns, and uses in clinical populations. Each chapter also includes a real life case study demonstrating typical performance of a child with delays one of the five areas of development. The book concludes with a special chapter on procedures for brief neurodevelopmental screening of infants in pediatric settings. Covering all major areas of development, the book is informative for a wide range of professionals who use the BAYLEY-III to evaluate development of infants and toddlers from multiple perspectives including psychology, speech and language, and occupational/physical therapy. Provides an overview of the theoretical background and structure of BAYLEY-III written by the lead Research Director Introduces practitioners to the test content in each of the five major areas of child development covered by the BAYLEY-III: cognitive, language, motor, social-emotional, and adaptive functioning Readers will learn how to competently administer, score, and interpret each of the five scales in the BAYLEY-III Explains the strengths and limitations of the test in each of the five areas it measures Instructs readers on uses of the test in specific clinical populations Includes five case studies showing typical patterns of children delayed in one of the five areas of development Concludes with a special chapter on neurodevelopmental screening procedures in pediatric settings

WAIS IV Clinical Use and Interpretation

WAIS IV Clinical Use and Interpretation
Author: Lawrence G. Weiss,Donald H. Saklofske,Diane Coalson,Susan Engi Raiford
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2010-06-22
ISBN 10: 9780080963211
ISBN 13: 0080963218
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

WAIS IV Clinical Use and Interpretation Book Review:

Published in August of 2008, WAIS–IV is the most widely used intelligence test for adults in the world. Substantive changes were made to the WAIS-IV from the WAIS-III leaving clinicians with questions as to how to use and interpret the measure effectively. Written by the creators of the new test, this book serves as the ultimate insider's guide to the new test, providing users with the kind of access to norms and data that would be unavailable to any subsequent book on clinical use of this measure. The book discusses the changes made between 3rd and 4th editions along with an FAQ and answers about use and interpretation. The reader is instructed how to interpret composite scores, and everything needed to use and interpret two entirely new composite scores: the General Ability Index (GAI), and the Cognitive Proficiency Index (CPI). This information does NOT appear in the manual accompanying the test. The second section of the book focuses on WAIS–IV use and interpretation with special clinical applications and populations, including with multicultural clients, in neuropsychological settings, with individuals experiencing psychological disorders, and with older adults. The editors and chapter authors have exclusive access to proprietary WAIS–IV data to run advanced analyses and provide information beyond what is offered in the WAIS-IV manual. Provides practical advice on scoring and administration Facilitates understanding WAIS-IV use with special populations Describes use of the WAIS-IV with WMS-II

WAIS IV WMS IV and ACS

WAIS IV  WMS IV  and ACS
Author: James A. Holdnack,Lisa Drozdick,Lawrence G. Weiss,Grant L. Iverson
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 622
Release: 2013-06-20
ISBN 10: 0123869536
ISBN 13: 9780123869531
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

WAIS IV WMS IV and ACS Book Review:

This book provides users of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS-IV) with information on applying the WAIS-IV, including additional indexes and information regarding use in special populations for advanced clinical use and interpretation. The book offers sophisticated users of the WAIS-IV and Wechsler Memory Scale (WMS-IV) guidelines on how to enhance the clinical applicability of these tests. The first section of the book provides an overview of the WAIS-IV, WMS-IV, and new Advanced Clinical Solutions for Use with the WAIS-IV/WMS-IV (ACS). In this section, examiners will learn: Normal versus atypical score variability Low-score prevalence in healthy adults versus clinical populations Assessing whether poor performance reflects a decline in function or is the result of suboptimal effort New social cognition measures found in the ACS are also presented. The second part focuses on applying the topics in the first section to specific clinical conditions, including recommended protocols for specific clientele (e.g. using demographically adjusted norms when evaluating individuals with brain injury). Common clinical conditions are discussed, including Alzheimer’s disease, mild cognitive impairment, traumatic brain injury, and more. Each chapter provides case examples applying all three test batteries and using report examples as they are obtained from the scoring assistant. Finally, the use of the WAIS-IV/WMS-IV and the ACS in forensic settings is presented. Coverage of administration and scoring of WAIS-IV, WMS-IV and ACS Information contained on the use of WAIS-IV with special populations Case studies in each chapter Written by the creators of WAIS-IV, WMS-IV and ACS

WISC V Assessment and Interpretation

WISC V Assessment and Interpretation
Author: Lawrence G. Weiss,Donald H. Saklofske,James A. Holdnack,Aurelio Prifitera
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 526
Release: 2019-01-22
ISBN 10: 0128157453
ISBN 13: 9780128157459
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

WISC V Assessment and Interpretation Book Review:

WISC-V: Clinical Use and Interpretation, Second Edition provides practical information for clinicians on the selection of subtest measures, along with their proper administration and interpretation. Full Scale IQ is identified as important for predicting relevant behaviors and primary index scores for characterizing the child’s strengths and weaknesses. Classroom indicators of low scores on each of these abilities are identified, with suggested interventions, accommodations and instructional strategies for low scorers. Coverage includes ethnic differences for the Full Scale IQ and each primary index score, along with evidence of the profound influence of parental attitudes and expectations. Several other societal and contextual factors relevant to understanding racial/ethnic differences are presented. Two chapters review use of the WISC-V for identifying learning disabilities, testing of individuals with dyslexia, and best-practice recommendations to ensure accurate diagnosis and intervention. Concluding chapters describe advances in the Q-interactive system platform allowing administration of the WISC-V on iPads and other tablets, and how clinicians can tailor assessment using select WISC-V subtests and features. Authored by the creators of the WISC-V Describes the new subtests, revised test structure and test extensions Advises clinicians on test selection Provides test result interpretation Discusses clinical applications of test use

WISC IV Advanced Clinical Interpretation

WISC IV Advanced Clinical Interpretation
Author: Lawrence G. Weiss,Donald H. Saklofske,Aurelio Prifitera,James A. Holdnack
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2006-05-18
ISBN 10: 0080466117
ISBN 13: 9780080466118
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

WISC IV Advanced Clinical Interpretation Book Review:

For both experienced psychologists and graduate students, WISC-IV Advanced Clinical Interpretation moves quickly through the essentials of WISC-IV interpretation and onto an insightful analysis of the major cognitive domains assessed by WISC-IV. It is the intention of the editors to raise the standard of practice from a simplistic 'test-label-place' model to a clinical model of assessing to understand and intervene. In the first chapter, the reader is presented with a comprehensive array of societal and home environment factors for which there is empirical evidence indicating their impact on the development of children’s cognitive abilities, and ultimately their scores on intelligence tests. Subsequent chapters address issues related to the assessment of cognitive abilities that compose 'g', with special emphasis on the clinical correlates of working memory and processing speed from both neuropsychological and cognitive information processing perspectives. Each new chapter builds on material presented in previous chapters and progresses the reader purposefully through deeper levels of understanding of WISC-IV and cognitive assessment in general. Two chapters explicate the processing approach to interpretation that is the corner stone of the WISC-IV Integrated. A further chapter addresses the interpretation of WISC-IV findings within the context of other instruments as part of a full psychological evaluation. The final chapter provides an extensive case example of how to write psychological evaluation reports from a child-centered rather than a score-centered perspective that can have transforming impact on parents and teachers approach to the child. Overall, these four authors are the architects of a masterful new book on advanced WISC-IV interpretation from a clinical perspective, Together with the complimentary book, WISC-IV Clinical Assessment and Intervention, Second Edition these books provide the complete spectrum of information needed by all psychologists who use the WISC-IV in clinical practice. The Wechsler scale is the most widely used assessment of children's intelligence Authored by assessment experts including Harcourt Assessment staff with exclusive data on the WISC-IV Discusses interpretation of 4 index scores of WISC-IV Examines the WISC-IV in relation to other frequently used psychological tests Describes the importance of the WISC-IV integrated in clinical assessment Predicts scholastic achievement based on WISC-IV subtest scores Discusses modification of score interpretation based on culture, SES, & other contextual factors

Infant and Early Childhood Neuropsychology

Infant and Early Childhood Neuropsychology
Author: Glen P. Aylward
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 125
Release: 2013-03-07
ISBN 10: 1461559278
ISBN 13: 9781461559276
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Infant and Early Childhood Neuropsychology Book Review:

Clinical neuropsychology for infants and young children is an emerging field that contains as much promise as it does perplexing practical and theoretical questions. Infant and Early Childhood Neuropsychology is a groundbreaking study that provides an assessment framework and diagnostic clues for clinicians and researchers, as well as the first documentation and description of this new field for students. The clearly written text translates neuroanatomic issues into clinical applications for professionals charged with making neuropsychological assessments of infants and young children.

WISC V Assessment and Interpretation

WISC V Assessment and Interpretation
Author: Lawrence G. Weiss,Donald H. Saklofske,James A. Holdnack,Aurelio Prifitera
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 456
Release: 2015-06-08
ISBN 10: 0124051855
ISBN 13: 9780124051850
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

WISC V Assessment and Interpretation Book Review:

The Wechsler Intelligence Scale is the most widely used intelligence test for children worldwide. WISC-V introduces new subtests, composite scores, process scores, error scores, and scaled scores as a more complex and accurate means of assessing cognitive abilities. WISC-V Assessment and Interpretation provides practical information for clinicians on selection of subtest measures, administration, and interpretation. New subtests are described along with tips for accurate administration and scoring. Full Scale IQ is identified as important for predicting relevant behaviors, and primary index scores for characterizing the child’s strengths and weaknesses. Classroom indicators of low scores on each of these abilities are identified, with suggested interventions, accommodations, and instructional strategies for low scorers. Coverage includes ethnic differences for the Full Scale IQ and each primary index score, along with evidence of the profound influence of parental attitudes and expectations. Several other societal and contextual factors relevant to understanding racial/ethnic differences are presented. Two chapters review use of the WISC-V for identifying learning disabilities, testing of individuals with dyslexia, and best-practice recommendations to ensure accurate diagnosis and intervention. Concluding chapters describe advances in the Q-interactive system platform allowing administration of the WISC-V on iPads and other tablets and how clinicians can tailor assessment using select WISC-V subtests and features. Authored by the creators of the WISC-V Describes the new subtests, revised test structure, and test extensions Advises clinicians on test selection and custom tailoring of assessment measures Provides best practice recommendations for accurate administration and scoring Addresses electronic administration via tablets and comparison to print scores Reviews social/contextual factors for understanding racial/ethnic differences Translates scores to predict behaviors and identify child strengths and weaknesses Suggests interventions, accommodations, and instructional strategies for low scorers

Elegy for Iris

Elegy for Iris
Author: John Bayley
Publsiher: St. Martin's Press
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2013-10-15
ISBN 10: 1466854243
ISBN 13: 9781466854246
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Elegy for Iris Book Review:

"I was living in a fairy story--the kind with sinister overtones and not always a happy ending--in which a young man loves a beautiful maiden who returns his love but is always disappearing into some unknown and mysterious world, about which she will reveal nothing." So John Bayley describes his life with his wife, Iris Murdoch, one of the greatest contemporary writers in the English-speaking world, revered for her works of philosophy and beloved for her incandescent novels. In Elegy for Iris, Bayley attempts to uncover the real Iris, whose mysterious world took on darker shades as she descended into Alzheimer's disease. Elegy for Iris is a luminous memoir about the beauty of youth and aging, and a celebration of a brilliant life and an undying love.

Culture and Children s Intelligence

Culture and Children s Intelligence
Author: James Georgas,Lawrence G. Weiss,Fons J.R. van de Vijver,Donald H. Saklofske
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2003-06-26
ISBN 10: 9780080488615
ISBN 13: 0080488617
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Culture and Children s Intelligence Book Review:

This book provides a unique cross-cultural perspective of the WISC-III. From construction, translation and adaptation in different cultures, to analysis of its structure and function as a concept, to its clinical use with different ethnic groups, Culture and Children's Intelligence provides clinician's the tools they need when using the WISC-III. The focus of this reference work is on children's intelligence as measured by the WISC-III in different cultures and its use in these cultures (USA, UK, Canada, France, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, and Greece). It also discusses the interpretation of the results of the WISC-III in terms of cultural and ethnic factors. Leading experts discuss the clinical use of the WISC-III as it relates to culture and children Provides methods to clinicians and school psychologists to aid in understanding and interpreting results Direct relevance to practitioners, researchers, and trainers

Essentials of Bayley Scales of Infant Development II Assessment

Essentials of Bayley Scales of Infant Development II Assessment
Author: Maureen M Black,Maureen M. Black,Kathleen Matula
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Total Pages: 162
Release: 2000
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015048556743
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Essentials of Bayley Scales of Infant Development II Assessment Book Review:

Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the Bayley Scales The Bayley Scales measure the mental and motor development and test behavior of infants from one to forty-two months of age. The Scales may be used to describe the current developmental functioning of infants and to assist in diagnosis and treatment planning for infants with developmental delays or disabilities. In order to use them properly, professionals need an authoritative source of advice and guidance on how to administer, score, and interpret these tests. Essentials of Bayley Scales of Infant Development?II Assessment is the first and only book to provide state-of-the-art guidelines for the Bayley Scales. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy clinicians and researchers quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of a major psychological assessment instrument. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered. The initial chapters of Essentials of Bayley Scales of Infant Development?II Assessment provide step-by-step instruction on test administration, scoring, and interpretation. In the following chapters, the authors provide expert assessment of the relative strengths and weaknesses of the Bayley Scales, valuable advice on their clinical applications, and several illuminating case reports. Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series: Essentials of WAIS-III Assessment Essentials of CAS Assessment Essentials of Millon Inventories Assessment Essentials of Forensic Psychological Assessment Essentials of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Assessment Essentials of WISC-III and WPPSI-R Assessment

Ethical Conduct of Clinical Research Involving Children

Ethical Conduct of Clinical Research Involving Children
Author: Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Committee on Clinical Research Involving Children
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 445
Release: 2004-07-09
ISBN 10: 9780309133388
ISBN 13: 0309133386
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ethical Conduct of Clinical Research Involving Children Book Review:

In recent decades, advances in biomedical research have helped save or lengthen the lives of children around the world. With improved therapies, child and adolescent mortality rates have decreased significantly in the last half century. Despite these advances, pediatricians and others argue that children have not shared equally with adults in biomedical advances. Even though we want children to benefit from the dramatic and accelerating rate of progress in medical care that has been fueled by scientific research, we do not want to place children at risk of being harmed by participating in clinical studies. Ethical Conduct of Clinical Research Involving Children considers the necessities and challenges of this type of research and reviews the ethical and legal standards for conducting it. It also considers problems with the interpretation and application of these standards and conduct, concluding that while children should not be excluded from potentially beneficial clinical studies, some research that is ethically permissible for adults is not acceptable for children, who usually do not have the legal capacity or maturity to make informed decisions about research participation. The book looks at the need for appropriate pediatric expertise at all stages of the design, review, and conduct of a research project to effectively implement policies to protect children. It argues persuasively that a robust system for protecting human research participants in general is a necessary foundation for protecting child research participants in particular.

The Land of Open Graves

The Land of Open Graves
Author: Jason De Leon
Publsiher: Univ of California Press
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2015-10-23
ISBN 10: 0520958683
ISBN 13: 9780520958685
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Land of Open Graves Book Review:

In his gripping and provocative debut, anthropologist Jason De León sheds light on one of the most pressing political issues of our time—the human consequences of US immigration policy. The Land of Open Graves reveals the suffering and deaths that occur daily in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona as thousands of undocumented migrants attempt to cross the border from Mexico into the United States. Drawing on the four major fields of anthropology, De León uses an innovative combination of ethnography, archaeology, linguistics, and forensic science to produce a scathing critique of “Prevention through Deterrence,” the federal border enforcement policy that encourages migrants to cross in areas characterized by extreme environmental conditions and high risk of death. For two decades, this policy has failed to deter border crossers while successfully turning the rugged terrain of southern Arizona into a killing field. In harrowing detail, De León chronicles the journeys of people who have made dozens of attempts to cross the border and uncovers the stories of the objects and bodies left behind in the desert. The Land of Open Graves will spark debate and controversy.

From Neurons to Neighborhoods

From Neurons to Neighborhoods
Author: Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Institute of Medicine,Board on Children, Youth, and Families,Committee on Integrating the Science of Early Childhood Development
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 612
Release: 2000-11-13
ISBN 10: 0309069882
ISBN 13: 9780309069885
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

From Neurons to Neighborhoods Book Review:

How we raise young children is one of today's most highly personalized and sharply politicized issues, in part because each of us can claim some level of "expertise." The debate has intensified as discoveries about our development-in the womb and in the first months and years-have reached the popular media. How can we use our burgeoning knowledge to assure the well-being of all young children, for their own sake as well as for the sake of our nation? Drawing from new findings, this book presents important conclusions about nature-versus-nurture, the impact of being born into a working family, the effect of politics on programs for children, the costs and benefits of intervention, and other issues. The committee issues a series of challenges to decision makers regarding the quality of child care, issues of racial and ethnic diversity, the integration of children's cognitive and emotional development, and more. Authoritative yet accessible, From Neurons to Neighborhoods presents the evidence about "brain wiring" and how kids learn to speak, think, and regulate their behavior. It examines the effect of the climate-family, child care, community-within which the child grows.

Essentials of Adaptive Behavior Assessment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Essentials of Adaptive Behavior Assessment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Author: Celine A. Saulnier,Cheryl Klaiman
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2018-05-01
ISBN 10: 1119075459
ISBN 13: 9781119075455
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Essentials of Adaptive Behavior Assessment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders Book Review:

A practical guide to adaptive behaviors across a range of neurodevelopmental disorders Adaptive behavior assessment measures independent living skills, including communication, social skills, personal care, and practical work skills. For individuals with intellectual disabilities, evaluation of these skills is a critical tool for measuring eligibility and can identify specific skills that must be learned before effective educational interventions can be implemented. Essentials of Adaptive Behavior Assessment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders describes the role of adaptive behavior in assessment and treatment, and provides clear guidance for measurement. Case samples provide real-world illustration of behaviors and assessment, and systematic comparison of various measures are presented and explained to better inform planning. Individual chapters outline specific adaptive behaviors across a range of neurodevelopmental disorders, giving clinicians, practitioners, students, and researchers a better understanding of diagnostic differentials and how to place independent skill programming in treatment and intervention. Plan intervention and treatment based on accessible measurement guidelines across a range of disorders Gain a deeper understanding of adaptive functioning specific to ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, disruptive behavior disorders, and genetic disorders Compare and contrast current measures to evaluate their strengths, weaknesses, and areas of overlap Quickly locate essential information with Rapid Reference and Caution boxes For individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders, adaptive behaviors are the keys to independence; without them, these individuals will perpetually struggle with achieving optimum independence without the basic skills needed to function at home, in school, and in the community. Assessment allows these skills to be factored in to treatment and intervention planning, and can help improve the outcomes of other intervention methods. Essentials of Adaptive Behavior Assessment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders clarifies the assessment of these important behaviors, helping clinicians make more informed decisions around diagnosis, education, and treatment planning.

Early Childhood Assessment

Early Childhood Assessment
Author: National Research Council,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Testing and Assessment,Board on Children, Youth, and Families,Committee on Developmental Outcomes and Assessments for Young Children
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 500
Release: 2008-12-21
ISBN 10: 0309124654
ISBN 13: 9780309124652
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Early Childhood Assessment Book Review:

The assessment of young children's development and learning has recently taken on new importance. Private and government organizations are developing programs to enhance the school readiness of all young children, especially children from economically disadvantaged homes and communities and children with special needs. Well-planned and effective assessment can inform teaching and program improvement, and contribute to better outcomes for children. This book affirms that assessments can make crucial contributions to the improvement of children's well-being, but only if they are well designed, implemented effectively, developed in the context of systematic planning, and are interpreted and used appropriately. Otherwise, assessment of children and programs can have negative consequences for both. The value of assessments therefore requires fundamental attention to their purpose and the design of the larger systems in which they are used. Early Childhood Assessment addresses these issues by identifying the important outcomes for children from birth to age 5 and the quality and purposes of different techniques and instruments for developmental assessments.

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology
Author: Amy Wenzel
Publsiher: SAGE Publications
Total Pages: 4200
Release: 2017-03-16
ISBN 10: 1506353223
ISBN 13: 9781506353227
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology Book Review:

Abnormal and clinical psychology courses are offered in psychology programs at universities worldwide, but the most recent major encyclopedia on the topic was published many years ago. Although general psychology handbooks and encyclopedias include essays on abnormal and clinical psychology, such works do not provide students with an accessible reference for understanding the full scope of the field. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology, a 7-volume, A-Z work (print and electronic formats), will be such an authoritative work. Its more than 1,400 entries will provide information on fundamental approaches and theories, various mental health disorders, assessment tools and psychotherapeutic interventions, and the social, legal, and cultural frameworks that have contributed to debates in abnormal and clinical psychology. Key features include: 1,400 signed articles contained in 7 volumes and available in choice of print and/or electronic formats Although organized A-to-Z, front matter includes a Reader’s Guide grouping related entries thematically Back matter includes a Chronology, Resource Guide, Bibliography, and detailed Index Entries conclude with References/Further Readings and Cross-References to related entries The Index, Reader’s Guide themes, and Cross-References between and among entries all combine to provide robust search-and-browse features in the electronic version.

Design

Design
Author: Stephen Bayley,Terence Conran
Publsiher: Firefly Books Limited
Total Pages: 335
Release: 2007
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCSD:31822035537513
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Design Book Review:

Includes the leading names, movements, materials and processes such as furniture, fashion, cars, graphics, products, signs and symbols that have influenced the world of design.

Daughters of the Sea 3 Lucy

Daughters of the Sea  3  Lucy
Author: Kathryn Lasky
Publsiher: Scholastic Inc.
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2012-03-01
ISBN 10: 0545392306
ISBN 13: 9780545392303
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Daughters of the Sea 3 Lucy Book Review:

A choice between love and survival . . . Lucy's family is excited to spend the summer in Bar Harbor, Maine. Her minister father is pleased to preside over such a prestigious congregation, and his social-climbing wife is ecstatic at the chance to find a rich husband for her daughter. Yet Lucy wants nothing to do with the Bar Harbor social scene; she's simply excited to spend the summer by the sea, watching the waves from her favorite spot on the cliff. Despite having never gone swimming, Lucy feels an intense connection to the ocean, and meets a handsome ship-builder who shows Lucy a world she's never known, yet somehow always longed for. However, her mother will stop at nothing to keep Lucy and the ship builder apart, even if it means throwing Lucy into the arms of a wealthy man with a dangerous secret. Can Lucy break free and embrace her destiny as a daughter of the sea? Or is she doomed to waste away in a gilded cage, slowly dying of a broken heart?

Teaching with Poverty in Mind

Teaching with Poverty in Mind
Author: Eric Jensen
Publsiher: ASCD
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2010-06-16
ISBN 10: 1416612106
ISBN 13: 9781416612100
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Teaching with Poverty in Mind Book Review:

In Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kids' Brains and What Schools Can Do About It, veteran educator and brain expert Eric Jensen takes an unflinching look at how poverty hurts children, families, and communities across the United States and demonstrates how schools can improve the academic achievement and life readiness of economically disadvantaged students. Jensen argues that although chronic exposure to poverty can result in detrimental changes to the brain, the brain's very ability to adapt from experience means that poor children can also experience emotional, social, and academic success. A brain that is susceptible to adverse environmental effects is equally susceptible to the positive effects of rich, balanced learning environments and caring relationships that build students' resilience, self-esteem, and character. Drawing from research, experience, and real school success stories, Teaching with Poverty in Mind reveals * What poverty is and how it affects students in school; * What drives change both at the macro level (within schools and districts) and at the micro level (inside a student's brain); * Effective strategies from those who have succeeded and ways to replicate those best practices at your own school; and * How to engage the resources necessary to make change happen. Too often, we talk about change while maintaining a culture of excuses. We can do better. Although no magic bullet can offset the grave challenges faced daily by disadvantaged children, this timely resource shines a spotlight on what matters most, providing an inspiring and practical guide for enriching the minds and lives of all your students.