Course Adoption Books on Children
- Adolescents, Sex, and the Law
This book highlights the inadequacies of the juvenile justice system and proposes a strategy for reframing the current social, psychological and legal conceptions of adolescence.
- Antisocial Behavior in Children and Adolescents
This APA book suggests that to change antisocial behavior in children and adolescents, their environment must be changed. Empirically proven approaches to reducing antisocial behavior are presented.
- Body Image, Eating Disorders, and Obesity in Youth
APA published book provides information for clinicians including research, assessment and treatment suggestions on body image disturbances and eating disorders in children and adolescents.
- Casebook for Integrating Family Therapy
APA published book for family therapists focusing on strategies for integrating various modalities and schools of intervention in practice.
- Child Development and Social Policy
This edited volume focuses on both the influence of social policy on children's development and the unique perspective, insight, and skills that developmentalists bring to this policy and its formation.
- Children's Peer Relations
A compilation of virtually everything that is known about the association between children’s peer relations and the development of peer rejection, aggression, and antisocial behavior.
- Educating the Human Brain
This book provides an empirical account of the early development of attention and self regulation in infants and young children.
- Enhancing Relationships Between Children and Teachers
This APA book focuses on the complexity of the child-teacher relationship and how school psychologists can help teachers understand the myriad of factors involved in their classroom relationships.
- Family Psychology
This book explores the latest research and practices in family intervention therapy.
- Health-Related Disorders in Children and Adolescents
This book contains succinct, up-to-date reviews of 96 medical conditions that describe the educational, psychological, and behavioral challenges that those involved in the care of children must respond to.
- Helping Children Cope With Disasters and Terrorism
This book offers the most comprehensive, up-to-date information available on the immediate and lasting effects of trauma on children and adolescents.
- Intrusive Parenting
This APA book focuses on parental psychological control (intrusive, inhibiting, and manipulative parental behaviors and interaction patterns) that negatively affect healthy child development.
- Juvenile Delinquency
This APA book presents an integrated theoretical perspective on antisocial behavior in adolescents.
- Keeping Children From Harm's Way
This APA book draws on the authors' experience as Congressional Fellows as they make a case for well-designed, economical prevention programs for children.
- Mandated Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse
The second edition of this APA book contains an extensive set of guidelines and recommendations on how to respond to mandated reporting laws in a variety of settings.
- Measuring Suicidal Behavior and Risk in Children and Adolescents
This book offers practitioners and researchers practical, up-to-date information on a wide range of instruments used to evaluate suicidal behaviors in children and adolescents.
- Mom, Dad. I'm Gay. How Families Negotiate Coming Out
This APA book illustrates family reactions to teenagers’ disclosures of gay, lesbian, transgendered, and bisexual identities and discusses factors that determine how parents cope with such disclosures.
- Parenting That Works
This book's aim is to build parenting skills so that children can grow up as happy and compassionate adults.
- Recompensas Para Niños Por Buen Comportamiento
Spanish language adaptation of Rewards for Kids!: Ready-to-Use Charts and Activities for Positive Parenting
- Rewards for Kids!
This book shows parents how to use a variety of child-friendly sticker charts and other tools to reward kids for good behavior.
- Shy Children, Phobic Adults
includes information from new studies differentiating patterns of distress characteristic of social anxiety disorder vs. social phobia.
- Stalking in Children and Adolescents
APA book reviews current research on stalking and obsessional harassment and recommendations for assessment and treatment of young stalking victims and perpetrators.
- Treatments That Work With Children
This APA book helps readers assess available treatments for childhood problems that have documented records of success.
- Working With Parents of Noncompliant Children
This book presents an in-depth look at evidence-based programs for training parents of children with behavior problems.