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Abnormal Child Psychology (Hardcover, 7th edition): Eric J. Mash, David Wolfe Abnormal Child Psychology (Hardcover, 7th edition)
Eric J. Mash, David Wolfe
R923 R798 Discovery Miles 7 980 Save R125 (14%) In stock

Balancing developmental, clinical-diagnostic, and experimental approaches to child and adolescent psychopathology, Eric Mash and David Wolfe's ABNORMAL CHILD PSYCHOLOGY is one of the most up-to-date, authoritative, and comprehensive books in its market.

The seventh edition is organized to reflect DSM-5 categories, dimensional approaches to classification, and evidence-based assessment and treatment approaches. The authors trace developmental pathways for each disorder and show how child and adolescent psychopathology involves biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors interacting with a youth's environment. Case histories, examples, and first-person accounts illustrate the categorical and dimensional approaches used to describe disorders.

The authors also consistently illustrate how troubled children behave in their natural settings: homes, schools, and communities.

The Adolescent (Paperback, 4th ed): Eldrie Gouws The Adolescent (Paperback, 4th ed)
Eldrie Gouws 3
R529 R441 Discovery Miles 4 410 Save R88 (17%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

The Adolescent, now in its fourth edition, examines adolescent development. Framed by discussions on the risks and vulnerabilities adolescents face and their protective resources to negotiate these deficits, the book covers the developmental guidelines of adolescents' lives. This fourth edition of The Adolescent includes a variety of videos, websites, scenarios and activities that can be accessed with QR codes and Study on the Go. As such, this book is an indispensible text for all those who deal with adolescents - educators, education students, educational psychologists, counsellors, social workers, health workers, teachers, parents and youth workers.

Attachment Play - How To Solve Children's Behavior Problems With Play, Laughter And Connection (Paperback): Aletha J.... Attachment Play - How To Solve Children's Behavior Problems With Play, Laughter And Connection (Paperback)
Aletha J. Solter 1
R329 R274 Discovery Miles 2 740 Save R55 (17%) In stock

Attachment Play will help you solve discipline problems with children from birth to age twelve without using punishments or rewards. It delves beneath the surface of typical conflicts by addressing the underlying emotions that can lead to challenging behavior.

This playful and revolutionary approach to parenting will show you how to: gain cooperation while avoiding power struggles, decrease sibling rivalry and aggressive behavior, solve homework and bedtime problems, help your children overcome fears, strengthen your connection to your children, and bring joy and laughter into your home.

Human Development - A Life-Span View (Hardcover, 7th edition): John Cavanaugh, Robert Kail Human Development - A Life-Span View (Hardcover, 7th edition)
John Cavanaugh, Robert Kail
R919 R795 Discovery Miles 7 950 Save R124 (13%) In stock

Balanced coverage of the entire life span is just one thing that distinguishes HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: A LIFE-SPAN VIEW, Seventh Edition. With its comprehensive, succinct, and applied coverage, the book has proven its ability to capture readers' interest while introducing them to the issues, forces, and outcomes that make us who we are. The material is relevant, too: Readers gain the foundations in important theories and research that enable them to become educated interpreters of developmental information. In addition, basic and applied research along with controversial topics and emergent trends demonstrate connections between the laboratory and life.

Discovering the Lifespan, Global Edition (Paperback, 3rd edition): Robert Feldman Discovering the Lifespan, Global Edition (Paperback, 3rd edition)
Robert Feldman
R1,631 Discovery Miles 16 310 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Modular, Manageable, Meaningful - help your students discover the life span. Discovering the Life Span, 3/e by Robert S. Feldman helps students truly connect to the material. Written in an engaging and accessible style and organized in a modular format, this title allows instructors to cover the entire life span without having to sacrifice content throughout their course. Students will get a better sense of the entire process of development and understand how the domains of development work together. Discovering the Life Span is a meaningful learning experience that prepares readers to apply content to their personal and future professional lives.

Journey of Adulthood, Global Edition (Paperback, 8th edition): Barbara Bjorklund Journey of Adulthood, Global Edition (Paperback, 8th edition)
Barbara Bjorklund
R1,446 Discovery Miles 14 460 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Applies Successful Aging to Adult Development Journey of Adulthood, 8/e by Barbara R. Bjorklund discusses the aspects of "successful aging," covering growth and development from emerging adulthood to old age. The author combines new and classic research as well as first person experience of adult development. This title helps students understand the development of adults as they leave adolescence and move through their adult years until the end of life. Comprised of both large longitudinal studies and major theories of adult development as well as smaller studies of diverse groups, students will see the influences of gender, culture, ethnicity, race, and socioeconomics background on this journey.

Human Development: Pearson New International Edition - A Cultural Approach (Paperback, Pearson New International Edition):... Human Development: Pearson New International Edition - A Cultural Approach (Paperback, Pearson New International Edition)
Jeffrey Arnett
R1,627 Discovery Miles 16 270 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Help students understand how culture impacts development- and why it matters. It is more important than ever for students to have knowledge of the wider world. Through current research and examples from around the world, Arnett's Human Development teaches students to think culturally about their own development and see how it applies to their own lives and future careers. Whether they travel the globe or remain in their home towns, in a culturally diverse and globalized world, students will benefit from being able to think culturally about human development. New U.S. and international videos, shot in several countries, allow students to observe similarities and differences in human development across cultures. Teaching & Learning Experience *Personalize Learning - The new MyDevelopmentLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. *Engage Students - Arnett's personal anecdotes, career and real world applications, cross-cultural examples, and in-text video scans help to engage students. *Improve Critical Thinking - Students learn to think critically about the influence of culture on development. Learning objectives help students organize and understand the material covered within each section. *Explore Research - "Research Focus" provides students with a firm grasp of various research methods and helps them see the impact that methods can have on research findings. *Understand Culture and Diversity - By taking a cultural approach to human development, Arnett includes culture on every page and integrates culture throughout the narrative. *Support Instructors - The Arnett supplements were written and tested by a dedicated team of instructors who teach the lifespan development course and believe in the importance of taking a cultural approach to human development. Click here to view a sample chapter! www.pearsonhighered.com/showcase/arnett

Child and Adolescent Development: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, Pearson New International Edition): Anita... Child and Adolescent Development: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, Pearson New International Edition)
Anita Woolfolk, Nancy Perry
R1,592 Discovery Miles 15 920 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Child and Adolescent Development is an exciting, first edition that offers teacher education a new child development text organized with a chronological approach. This means that descriptions of the physical, cognitive, and social and emotional development of children and adolescents are spiraled throughout the text as discussions examine the characteristics of and the developmental milestones of four major stages of development; infancy and toddlerhood, early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescents. Each text part investigates the significant changes that happen during that developmental period and discusses what may influence body growth, brain and motor development, language, intelligence, parent and peer relationships, and self identity. Unique to this text is how the discussions are written from a global perspective, not only illustrating the universal and diverse contexts in which children and adolescents grow up but also demonstrating how cultural contexts cultivate the development of language and impact children's and adolescent's world views and their growth. In Child and Adolescent Development, knowledgeable and revered authors, Anita Woolfolk and Nancy Perry, explore the implications and applications of the best research in child development. They provide reliable and practical guidelines to help prospective teachers, and other professionals who intend to work with children and adolescents, recognize typical and atypical development and learn how to support the development of children and adolescents in positive ways.

Life Span, The: Pearson New International Edition - Human Development for Helping Professionals (Paperback, 3rd edition):... Life Span, The: Pearson New International Edition - Human Development for Helping Professionals (Paperback, 3rd edition)
Patricia Broderick, Pamela Blewitt
R1,430 Discovery Miles 14 300 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The first developmental textbook written specifically for helping professionals and graduate-level students, The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals, Third Edition, provides an in-depth look at the science of human development and how it applies to the fields of counseling, social work and psychology. Using counseling applications, case studies, special topics boxes, and journal questions, the text introduces developmental theories and research within the context of clinical practice. Written with a primary focus on linking theory and research to counseling applications, the new third edition features expanded coverage of psycholopathology in developmental context as well as added material on the latest development-related neuroscientific findings. The revised edition also provides an open access text-specific companion website that offers a full range of multimedia instructor supplements. This text may be packaged with MyEducationLab, an online program that provides assignable study plan quizzes, video labs, and activities and applications. To order this text packged with MyEducationLab use either of these ISBNs: ISBN 10: 0137039832 ISBN 13: 9780137039838

The Young Child in Context - A Psycho-Social Perspective (Paperback, 2): Mw De Witt The Young Child in Context - A Psycho-Social Perspective (Paperback, 2)
Mw De Witt 1
R490 R430 Discovery Miles 4 300 Save R60 (12%) In stock

Children are constantly changing and undergoing processes of emotional and physical development as they grow and experience their world. At each age and stage of development, children need support and assurance from adults in order to assimilate the effects of these changes. The pace of any child's development and its outcome are determined by both genetic factors and the influence of the environment. The young child in context examines the complex yet clearly defined phases in child development and how best to encourage and assist children through the formative first nine years of their lives. The young child in context follows two different perspectives on the development of the young child: psychological and socio-educational. Each chapter provides definitions of concepts, self-test questions and field assignments related to the topics covered. The young child in context is aimed at researchers and subject specialists interested in early childhood.

How to Observe Children, (Paperback, 2nd edition): Sheila Riddall-Leech How to Observe Children, (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Sheila Riddall-Leech
R874 Discovery Miles 8 740 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This is fully updated with new material to support practitioners in observing children within the Early Years Foundation Stage. This book retains the popular, practical approach of the first edition, making it ideal for practitioners to dip in and out of for day-to-day guidance and in-depth enough for students learning the theory and skills for the first time. It includes updated information relating to the National Primary Strategy to support effective observations in schools. It also offers examples of observations throughout enable students and practitioners to relate the theory and techniques to their setting.

Child Development: 6 to 16 years (Paperback): Penny Tassoni Child Development: 6 to 16 years (Paperback)
Penny Tassoni
R764 Discovery Miles 7 640 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Aims to inspire learners to engage with the important subject of child development through 6 to 16 years with the helps of discussion of topical issues and children's real experiences.

Understanding Early Years: Theory in Practice (Paperback): Maureen Daly, Wendy Taylor Understanding Early Years: Theory in Practice (Paperback)
Maureen Daly, Wendy Taylor
R955 Discovery Miles 9 550 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Suitable for anyone considering a career as a professional childminder or nanny, this full-colour easy-to-use book contains practical advice to help you get registered and started. It also contains information on what you need to know for unit 1 of the Diploma in Home-based Childcare. Packed with real-life examples and case-studies to set theory in context. Covers all the major theorists and theories covered in early years courses, so it's an ideal resource for students at level 3 and above. Provides hints on where students can find out more information, encouraging further reading outside lessons.

Child Development - Theory and Practice 0-11 (Paperback, 2nd edition): Jonathan Doherty, Malcolm Hughes Child Development - Theory and Practice 0-11 (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Jonathan Doherty, Malcolm Hughes
R1,213 Discovery Miles 12 130 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This text links psychological theory to real classroom settings and scenarios, and is tailored specifically for those training to teach. The authors bring together key concepts and theories in developmental psychology and applys them to a range of classroom and educational settings.

Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood - A Cultural Approach (Paperback, Revised Ed.): Jeffrey Arnett, Malcolm Hughes Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood - A Cultural Approach (Paperback, Revised Ed.)
Jeffrey Arnett, Malcolm Hughes
R1,482 Discovery Miles 14 820 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood is an innovative and exciting European adaptation of Jeffrey Arnett's hugely successful and groundbreaking US text of the same title. The book combines the most significant approaches and ideas in developmental, social and behavioural psychology to produce a comprehensive picture of what it means to experience adolescence today. Drawing upon European research, data and examples, the text takes a fresh approach to understanding adolescent development from a broad range of perspectives including: a focus on the cultural basis of development consideration of the concept of 'emerging adulthood' an emphasis on the historical context of adolescence an interdisciplinary approach to theory and research Packed full of illustrations and features including a focus on youth in the media, professional practice and thinking critically, this is an essential resource for anyone studying or working in the field of childhood, youth and adolescence.

Taal en skoolgereedheid (Paperback): Martie Pieterse Taal en skoolgereedheid (Paperback)
Martie Pieterse
R75 R62 Discovery Miles 620 Save R13 (17%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Jou kind se taalontwikkeling hang amper volkome van jou af. Al wat jy moet doen om dit te bevorder, is om van geboorte af by elke moontlike geleentheid met hom te praat. Kinders leer deur speel, en skoolgereedheid kan tuis bevorder word deur te sorg dat jou kleingoed genoeg speel, en reg speel. Hierdie titel lei jou om deur spel jou kind se taalvermoe en leervaardighede te ontwikkel, sy natuurlike nuuskierigheid, energie en entoesiasme te kanaliseer en vir hom geleenthede te skep vir die bevordering van selfvertroue, sosiale en emosionele groei, koordinasie en probleemoplossingsvaardighede.

Language and schoolreadiness (Paperback): Martie Pieterse Language and schoolreadiness (Paperback)
Martie Pieterse
R75 R62 Discovery Miles 620 Save R13 (17%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Your child's language development depends almost entirely on you. But all you need to fullfill this awesome responsibility is to talk to her at every opportunity, from the moment she is born. Children learn through play, and school readiness can be promoted at home by creating the time and opportunity for play. This title tells you how to advance your child's language and learning skills through play, how to exploit her natural enthusiasm, curiosity and energy, and how to create opportunities for confidence building, social and emotional growth, the development of coordination, and problem-solving skills.

Human Development - A Life-Span View, South African Edition (Paperback): Robert Kail, JACOMIEN MULLER, John Cavanaugh Human Development - A Life-Span View, South African Edition (Paperback)
Robert Kail, JACOMIEN MULLER, John Cavanaugh
R803 R698 Discovery Miles 6 980 Save R105 (13%) Ships in 15 - 25 working days

This first South African edition of Human Development: A Life-Span View introduces the student to the issues, forces, and outcomes that make us who we are. It covers contemporary research and theory on human development, set within a South African context, with emphasis on the multidisciplinary approach needed to describe and explain how people change over time. The text follows a chronological approach, tracing development from conception through late life in sequential order with several chapters dedicated to topical issues across the life span. The organisation and learning features of the text are designed to make it easier for students to learn about human development.

Trauma-Informed Social-Emotional Toolbox for Children & Adolescents - 116 Worksheets & Skill-Building Exercises to Support... Trauma-Informed Social-Emotional Toolbox for Children & Adolescents - 116 Worksheets & Skill-Building Exercises to Support Safety, Connection & Empowerment (Paperback)
Lisa Weed Phifer, Laura K Sibbald
R643 R519 Discovery Miles 5 190 Save R124 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Fear Talking - The True Story of a Young Man and Anxiety (Paperback): Chris Westoby The Fear Talking - The True Story of a Young Man and Anxiety (Paperback)
Chris Westoby
R272 Discovery Miles 2 720 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
When Children Grieve - For Adults to Help Children Deal with Death, Divorce, Pet Loss, Moving, and Other Losses (Paperback):... When Children Grieve - For Adults to Help Children Deal with Death, Divorce, Pet Loss, Moving, and Other Losses (Paperback)
John W James, Russell Friedman, Matthews
R359 R296 Discovery Miles 2 960 Save R63 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

To watch a child grieve and not know what to do is a profoundly difficult experience for parents, teachers, and caregivers. Yet, there are guidelines for helping children develop a lifelong, healthy response to loss.

In When Children Grieve, the authors offer a cutting-edge volume to free children from the false idea of "not feeling bad" and to empower them with positive, effective methods of dealing with loss.

There are many life experiences that can produce feelings of grief in a child, from the death of a relative or a divorce in the family to more everyday experiences such as moving to a new neighborhood or losing a prized possession. No matter the reason or degree of severity, if a child you love is grieving, the guidelines examined in this thoughtful book can make a difference.

Child And Youth Misbehaviour In South Africa - A Holistic Approach (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Christiaan Bezuidenhout Child And Youth Misbehaviour In South Africa - A Holistic Approach (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Christiaan Bezuidenhout
R475 R418 Discovery Miles 4 180 Save R57 (12%) In stock

While crime on the whole is a matter of grave concern in South Africa, crime involving juvenile offenders is particularly so and it is on the rise. Sexual offences among children are occurring more frequently, and children are increasingly being trafficked and used as sex workers or slaves. Despite specific laws having been promulgated to protect them, sexual abuse of children and neglect are rife, with many children growing up in a very unforgiving environment that never allows them the opportunity to develop morally according to the prescriptions of a democratic society. Child and youth misbehaviour in South Africa addresses the complex and poorly understood phenomenon of juvenile misbehaviour. It discusses and analyses various theories on the nature and causes of aberrant behaviour, and assesses them critically with regard to their applicability to South Africa. In order to understand the youth misbehaviour problem as it manifests in this country, it is essential that the position of youths be understood. Solutions may be found by considering the following: The difficulty in demarcating the position of children in South Africa; The local risk factors associated with juvenile misbehaviour; The effective processing and treatment of youthful offenders by the South African criminal justice system; Preventive measures based on constitutional guidelines. Child and youth misbehaviour in South Africa is aimed at enabling both practitioners and students to address the plight of the South African youth in a constructive way and so become part of creating a safer South Africa for its people.

Anger Management Exercises - Know and Control Your Anger Type (Paperback): Shunsuke Ando Anger Management Exercises - Know and Control Your Anger Type (Paperback)
Shunsuke Ando
R309 R258 Discovery Miles 2 580 Save R51 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Child and youth misbehaviour in South Africa - A holistic approach (Paperback, 4td ed): Christiaan Bezuidenhout Child and youth misbehaviour in South Africa - A holistic approach (Paperback, 4td ed)
Christiaan Bezuidenhout
R495 R434 Discovery Miles 4 340 Save R61 (12%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days

South Africa has a broad and complex history that has greatly influenced the unique, diverse and democratic country that we know today. One of the many challenges South Africa faces is crime, with those crimes committed by youthful offenders being the most distressing - it is sadly not unusual to hear of youths who have been involved in murder, rape or robbery. In addition, sexual offences among children are occurring more frequently, and the number of child victims of abuse and domestic violence is also on the rise. An added and escalating danger for children is falling prey to ruthless traffickers and being used as sex workers or slaves. Despite specific laws having been promulgated to protect them, many children are still growing up in unforgiving environments that never allow them the opportunity to develop morally according to the prescriptions of a democratic society. Child and youth misbehaviour in South Africa addresses the complex and poorly understood phenomenon of youth misbehaviour. It discusses and analyses various theories on the nature and causes of deviant behaviour, and assesses them critically with regard to their applicability to South Africa. The book presents the relevant legal processes pertaining to young people, and reinforces theoretical explanations with research and real-world examples. The female youth offender is also discussed in depth in this edition. Child and youth misbehaviour in South Africa is aimed at enabling both practitioners and students to address the plight of the South African youth in a constructive way so they can become part of creating a safer South Africa for all its people. Professor Christiaan Bezuidenhout holds a BA (Criminology), BA Honours (Criminology), MA (Criminology), DPhil (Criminology) and an MSc (Criminology and Criminal Justice) from the University of Oxford. He is currently attached to the Department of Social Work and Criminology, University of Pretoria, where he teaches psychocriminology, criminal justice and contemporary criminology at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The Aware Baby (Paperback, Rev ed): Aletha J. Solter The Aware Baby (Paperback, Rev ed)
Aletha J. Solter 1
R380 R319 Discovery Miles 3 190 Save R61 (16%) In stock

The Aware Baby marks a major breakthrough in our understanding of babies' emotional needs, and has now been translated into Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, and Italian. The author emphasizes the attachment needs of infants, which are best met by close physical contact, breast-feeding, and prompt responsiveness to crying. At the core of her philosophy is the concept of crying as tension release, with the emphasis that babies should never be left alone to cry. Topics covered include birth and bonding, crying, sleep/feeding issues, non-authoritarian discipline, temper tantrums, play, stimulation/learning, toilet training, attachment and separation issues.

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