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Panicker, Sangeeta, Ed.; Stanley, Barbara, Ed. – APA Books, 2021
A rich guide for understanding the evolving research landscape in psychology, including changes to core research ethics concepts such as informed consent, privacy, and risk of harm. This handbook offers a thorough and authoritative discussion of the ethical issues in conducting research with human participants. Each chapter poses an important…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Psychological Studies, Psychology, Ethics
Kisiel, Cassandra; Fehrenbach, Tracy; Conradi, Lisa; Weil, Lindsey – APA Books, 2021
This book serves as a practical guide for clinicians and other professionals working with children and adolescents exposed to trauma, offering an overview and rationale for a comprehensive approach to trauma-informed assessment, including key domains and techniques. Building on more than 2 decades of work in collaboration with the National Child…
Descriptors: Trauma, Children, Adolescents, Counseling Techniques
Hanson, R. Karl – APA Books, 2021
At last, a comprehensive guide that meets psychologists and other social scientists' growing need to master the tools of statistical prediction. "Prediction Statistics for Psychological Assessment," by R. Karl Hanson, is the first book to teach students and practitioners the nuts and bolts of prediction statistics, while illustrating the…
Descriptors: Prediction, Psychological Evaluation, Decision Making, Evidence Based Practice
Ansburg, Pamela I.; Basham, Mark E.; Gurung, Regan Areesesh Raj – APA Books, 2021
Veteran professors synthesize their combined 60+ years of expertise at primarily undergraduate, teaching-focused universities into easy-to-follow advice for graduate students and current faculty seeking to build thriving careers at similar institutions. Writing in a friendly tone that includes their personal reflections, the authors guide readers…
Descriptors: Career Development, College Instruction, College Faculty, Job Application
Gurung, Regan Areesesh Raj, Ed.; Neufeld, Garth, Ed. – APA Books, 2021
Each year, well over a million undergraduate students take an introductory psychology course. This edited volume presents recommendations for designing and teaching this important course. The book's recommendations cover four key areas: course design, defining and assessing student learning goals and outcomes, teacher training and development, and…
Descriptors: Psychology, Introductory Courses, Undergraduate Students, Instructional Design
Glidden, Laraine Masters, Ed. – APA Books, 2021
This comprehensive, interdisciplinary handbook presents the latest research in the study, assessment, treatment, and understanding of intellectual and developmental disabilities. The past five decades have resulted in dramatic breakthroughs in the understanding of intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Editor-in-Chief Laraine Masters…
Descriptors: Guides, Intervention, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities
Nolan, Susan A., Ed.; Hakala, Christopher M., Ed.; Landrum, R. Eric, Ed. – APA Books, 2020
This book shows how to develop assessments that undergraduate psychology faculty and administrators can use when designing pedagogies, courses, and curricula around student learning goals, including those identified by APA's "Guidelines for the Undergraduate Psychology Major." The contributors are veteran educators who offer expert…
Descriptors: Psychology, Undergraduate Students, College Faculty, Teaching Methods
Lytle, Megan C., Ed.; Sprott, Richard A., Ed. – APA Books, 2020
This book reviews timely, pragmatic interventions and strategies to support LGBTQ students in K-12 schools. Where formal programs affirming diversity of gender expression and sexual orientation are not yet in place, contributors provide insights and practical tips for creating a positive, safe school environment. Topics include how stigma based on…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Diversity, Elementary Secondary Education
Kite, Mary E., Ed.; Case, Kim A., Ed.; Williams, Wendy R., Ed. – APA Books, 2020
This essential resource helps educators tackle common and challenging dilemmas that arise in today's classroom--such as diversity, privilege, and intersectionality. This book examines common issues educators face when teaching social justice and diversity-related courses and offers best practices for addressing them. Contributors discuss the many…
Descriptors: Diversity, Social Justice, Teaching Methods, Racial Bias
Hays-Grudo, Jennifer; Morris, Amanda Sheffield – APA Books, 2020
Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can negatively influence development. However, the lifelong effects of positive childhood experiences (PACEs) can mitigate the detrimental effects of adverse ones. By integrating existing knowledge about ACEs with developmental research on preventing, buffering, and treating the effects of adversity, stress,…
Descriptors: Trauma, Child Development, Interdisciplinary Approach, Prevention
Moye, Jennifer, Ed. – APA Books, 2020
This book demonstrates how to address practical and ethical challenges when evaluating capacities of older adults with neurocognitive disorders, like dementia. The contributors are expert clinicians who draw upon real-life experiences conducting clinical capacity assessments in civil matters, illustrating best practices from the ABA/APA's…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Cognitive Ability, Decision Making, Best Practices
Woo, Sang Eun, Ed.; Tay, Louis, Ed.; Proctor, Robert W., Ed. – APA Books, 2020
Technological advances have led to an abundance of widely available data on every aspect of life today. Psychologists today have more information than ever before on human cognition, emotion, attitudes, and behavior. "Big Data in Psychological Research" addresses the opportunities and challenges that this data presents to psychological…
Descriptors: Psychological Studies, Research Design, Data Collection, Best Practices
Slattery, Jeanne M.; Park, Crystal L. – APA Books, 2020
Empathy is fundamental to therapeutic change. This engaging and accessible text teaches students the clinical skills they will need as therapists to communicate empathy and help clients change. Slattery and Park begin by outlining a framework for understanding how clients think -- what meaning they give to difficult situations -- and how those…
Descriptors: Empathy, Counseling Techniques, Counseling Effectiveness, Counselors
Szapocznik, José; Hervis, Olga – APA Books, 2020
Brief strategic family therapy (BSFT) is an evidence-based intervention for diagnosing and correcting patterns of family interactions that are linked to distressing experiences and symptoms in children ages 6-18. This clinical guide shows practitioners how to transform family interactions from conflictive to collaborative, from habitual to…
Descriptors: Family Counseling, Counseling Techniques, Evidence Based Practice, Family Life
Tach, Laura, Ed.; Dunifon, Rachel, Ed.; Miller, Douglas, Ed. – APA Books, 2020
All children deserve the best possible future. But in this era of increasing economic and social inequality, more and more children are being denied their fair chance at life. This book examines the impact of inequality on children's health and education, and offers a blueprint for addressing the impact of inequality among children in economic,…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Opportunities, Social Differences, Stress Variables
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