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Wampold, Bruce E. – APA Books, 2018
This book presents essential background necessary for understanding the role of theory in psychotherapy practice, and shows how understanding psychotherapy theory is the first step to becoming an effective therapist. The author provides a thorough but concise overview of the history of psychotherapy, the evolution of psychotherapy theories, and…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Theories, Counselor Qualifications, History
Iwamasa, Gayle Y., Ed.; Hays, Pamela A., Ed. – APA Books, 2018
This volume shows mental health providers how to integrate cultural factors into cognitive behavior therapy (CBT). Contributing authors describe the application of CBT with clients of diverse cultures and discuss how therapists can refine CBT to increase its effectiveness with clients from a variety of cultural backgrounds. They examine the unique…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Cultural Relevance, Counseling Techniques
Santiago, Catherine DeCarlo; Raviv, Tali; Jaycox, Lisa H. – APA Books, 2018
School systems are pressured to raise the level of academic achievement, but children who are exposed to trauma often bring a complicated set of needs to the classroom that can impact their willingness to learn, their cognitive function, their ability to form lasting relationships, and even their physical health. For school mental health…
Descriptors: Trauma, Mental Health, School Health Services, Student Needs
Waterman, Jill; Langley, Audra K.; Miranda, Jeanne; Riley, Debbie B. – APA Books, 2018
Children who are adopted at an older age through foster care and those adopted from overseas orphanages are at high risk for behavioral and emotional distress. This important manual presents a structured, evidence-based protocol for providing mental health treatment to families adopting vulnerable children. Drawing on their extensive clinical…
Descriptors: Adoption, At Risk Persons, Mental Health, Family Role
London, Manuel; Diamante, Thomas – APA Books, 2018
Innovation is one of the key drivers of success in modern business, and continuous learning is what drives innovation. Building on the theory and practice of consulting psychology and the science of learning, along with principles of human resources development, Manuel London and Thomas Diamante articulate a five-step process for designing and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Consultants, Instructional Design, Needs Assessment
Mayer, Matthew J., Ed.; Jimerson, Shane R., Ed. – APA Books, 2018
This timely book presents a data-driven approach to preventing and responding to school violence. As school violence receives increasing attention across the nation, the application of scientific knowledge is critical. For maximum effectiveness, transdisciplinary teams should use school data, logic models, and theories of change to design,…
Descriptors: School Safety, Violence, Prevention, Ecological Factors
APA Books, 2018
"Graduate Study in Psychology" is the best source of information related to graduate programs in psychology and provides information related to approximately 600 graduate programs in psychology in the US and Canada. "Graduate Study in Psychology," 2019 Edition contains information about: (1) the number of applications received…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scholarships, Psychology, Graduate Study
Urban, Jennifer Brown; van Eeden-Moorefield, Bradley Matheus – APA Books, 2017
Designing your own study and writing your research proposal takes time, often more so than conducting the study. This practical, accessible guide walks you through the entire process. You will learn to identify and narrow your research topic, develop your research question, design your study, and choose appropriate sampling and measurement…
Descriptors: Research Projects, Student Research, Research Proposals, Research Design
Meltzoff, Julian; Cooper, Harris – APA Books, 2017
Could the research you read be fundamentally flawed? Could critical defects in methodology slip by you undetected? To become informed consumers of research, students need to thoughtfully evaluate the research they read rather than accept it without question. This second edition of a classic text gives students the tools they need to apply critical…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Research Methodology, Evaluative Thinking, Critical Reading
Craske, Michelle G. – APA Books, 2017
In this revised edition of "Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy," Michelle G. Craske discusses the history, theory, and practice of this commonly practiced therapy. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) originated in the science and theory of classical and instrumental conditioning when cognitive principles were adopted following dissatisfaction…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Therapy, Counseling Techniques
Schmid, Hans-Jorg, Ed. – APA Books, 2017
In recent years, linguists have increasingly turned to the cognitive sciences to broaden their investigation into the roots and development of language. With the advent of cognitive-linguistic, usage-based and complex-adaptive models of language, linguists today are utilizing approaches and insights from cognitive psychology, neuropsychology,…
Descriptors: Language Acquisition, Psycholinguistics, Cognitive Psychology, Sociolinguistics
Naigles, Letitia R., Ed. – APA Books, 2017
In recent decades, a growing number of children have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a condition characterized by social interaction deficits and language impairment. Yet the precise nature of the disorder's impact on language development is not well understood, in part because of the language variability among children across…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Language Acquisition, Language Impairments
Tropp, Linda R., Ed. – APA Books, 2017
The landmark "Brown v. Board of Education" case, in which the U.S. Supreme Court cited psychological evidence in overturning school segregation, is just one example of the powerful and far-reaching impact social science research can have on the world beyond academia. But many researchers still find it challenging to share scientific…
Descriptors: Research Utilization, Research and Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Mass Media
Pfeiffer, Steven I., Ed. – APA Books, 2017
This handbook incorporates the most recent thinking and cutting-edge research from a wide range of fields related to gifted education, including developmental and social psychology, the neurosciences, cognitive science, and education. It consists of six sections: (1) History and global perspectives on the gifted field and talent development; (2)…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent Development, Theories, Talent Identification
Jordan, Judith V. – APA Books, 2017
In this second edition of "Relational-Cultural Therapy," Judith V. Jordan returns to explore the history, theory, and practice of relationship centered, culturally oriented psychotherapy. Western psychological theories generally depict human development as moving from dependence to independence. In contrast, relational-cultural therapy…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Cultural Relevance, Psychotherapy, Counselor Client Relationship
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