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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
Chapman, Alexander L.; Dixon-Gordon, Katherine L. – APA Books, 2020
This book reviews the theoretical underpinnings and practice of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), a radical treatment developed by Marsha Linehan to treat borderline personality disorder (BPD). DBT has proven to be effective with a wide range of mental health problems, including self-harm, suicidality, substance abuse, and eating disorders that…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Personality Problems, Mental Disorders, Self Destructive Behavior
Safran, Jeremy D.; Hunter, Jennifer – APA Books, 2020
As the original theory of psychotherapy, psychoanalysis is often presented as a starting point in psychology theory courses. Yet, many people's understanding of psychoanalysis is limited to the classic Freudian approach. "Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Therapies, Second Edition" provides an overview of the historical evolution of, and…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Psychiatry, Counseling Techniques, Professional Identity
Alfonso, Vincent C., Ed.; DuPaul, George J., Ed. – APA Books, 2020
Every year brings new research studies that aim to describe early childhood development. Despite this boom in research, there has been little useful translation of these studies into clear recommendations for educators and mental health practitioners. This book shows experienced educators and mental health practitioners who work with young…
Descriptors: Child Development, Young Children, Evidence Based Practice, Intervention
McClure, Kelly S. – APA Books, 2020
Emerging researchers are often surprised to learn that instrument selection is a complex and important step in the process of research design. This concise guide explains how to identify appropriate instruments, select the best ones for the job, and properly describe the instruments so that others will know how and why they were chosen. Each…
Descriptors: Guides, Worksheets, Research Methodology, Decision Making
Gallagher, Patrick; Gallagher, Ashleigh – APA Books, 2020
Thanks to your graduate training in psychology you have the skills to do great work in fields such as public policy, education, healthcare, and business. But to make a successful transition into non-academic employment, the right mindset is essential. In this guidebook, you will explore common unspoken assumptions and attitudes in academia, and…
Descriptors: Psychology, Psychologists, Job Skills, Graduate Study
Cooper, Harris – APA Books, 2020
This book offers practical guidance for understanding and implementing APA Style Journal Article Reporting Standards (JARS) and Meta-Analysis Reporting Standards (MARS) for quantitative research. These standards provide the essential information researchers need to report, including detailed accounts of the methods they followed, data results and…
Descriptors: Journal Articles, Professional Associations, Writing for Publication, Meta Analysis
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
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