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 qFamily Issuesq section includes articles on Blended Families, Divorce, and Traveling; the qAdolescent Issuesq section covers such topics as Dating and Driving; and the qSocial/Peer Issuesq section explores such subjects as qSportsmanship, q qHomesickness, q and qMaking Friends.q 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.Essays Like many parents, you may feel as if the essay is the most important part of the application. This may or may ... Students should write these essays in a style closer to personal narrative, than to formal thesis essays. They should show anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Parents' Guide to Psychological First Aid: Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Predictable Life Crises|
|Author||:||Gerald Koocher, Annette La Greca|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2010-10-15|