Selective Mutism: A Guide for Therapists, Educators, and Parents provides an effective, research-based behavioral intervention plan for the successful treatment of Selective Mutism. Based on years of clinical experience and expertise, author Dr. Aimee Kotrba provides not only assessment and treatment information, but also case examples, easy-to-implement workbook sheets, and informative handouts. Dr. Kotrba is an advocate of team treatment - parents, schools, and mental health professionals working together to intervene with selective mutism -- and this book provides intervention strategies for all team members, as well as a comprehensive treatment plan that can be individualized to any child. The techniques included emphasize a gradual, stepwise approach to increased speech, as well as fun and engaging activities that can be used at each step of treatment. Tips for engaging and motivating children and teens are included to improve treatment outcomes.
Author: Joey Mandel
Publisher: James Lorimer & Company
Release Date: 2014-10-10
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
The most common mental health problem facing Canadian children today is anxiety. It's easy to dismiss the emotional, psychological, and physical effects of anxiety in children as being ''all in their heads'' -- but doing so can have a profoundly negative impact on a child's development: socially, academically, and emotionally. This accessible, illustrated book helps all kids understand anxiety better and offers practical ideas for coping. Filled with information, quizzes, definitions, and helpful hints, Deal With It: Anxiety helps young people identify and deal with the many different ways that anxiety is expressed, from phobias to panic attacks, in settings as diverse as home, the schoolyard, and the mall. It offers insight to everyone -- to the child experiencing anxiety, to someone who doubts the problem is real, and to a young person who witnesses another's problem. This book adds an important new topic to the Deal With It series'' approachable and non-threatening approach to different forms of conflict in the lives of young people.
Many tens of thousands of school practitioners and teachers (K-12) have benefited from the step-by-step guidelines and practical tools in this influential go-to resource, now revised and expanded with six new chapters. The third edition presents effective ways to assess students' strengths and weaknesses, create supportive instructional environments, and promote specific skills, such as organization, time management, sustained attention, and emotional control. Strategies for individualized and classwide intervention are illustrated with vivid examples and sample scripts. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the book includes 35 reproducible forms and handouts. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. New to This Edition *Chapter with guidance and caveats for developing Individual Education Programs (IEPs), 504 Plans, and multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS). *Chapters on working with students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder. *Three guest-authored chapters describing exemplary schoolwide applications. *More student centered--provides a template for involving children in intervention decision making. *Fully updated with the latest developments in the field. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman.
Author: Frank M. Dattilio
Publisher: Guilford Press
Release Date: 2010-05-04
This invaluable practitioner guide and text shows how cognitive-behavioral interventions can help people weather situations of extreme stress and build needed skills for the future. Leading authorities describe effective, time-efficient approaches to managing different types of crises: those related to particular psychological problems, such as panic disorder, suicidal depression, and personality disorders; medical crises; child and family crises; and environmental and situational crises, including large-scale traumatic events. Vivid case material illustrates what the interventions look like in action and how to tailor them to individual clients' needs.
This is the eBook version of the printed book. If the print book includes a CD-ROM, this content is not included within the eBook version. Sams Teach Yourself Adobe® AIR™ Programming in 24 Hours Michael Givens Covers version 1.5 of Adobe AIR In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you will be up and running with Adobe AIR 1.5. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson builds upon a real-world foundation allowing you to learn the essentials of Adobe AIR from the ground up. Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Adobe AIR 1.5 tasks. Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge of Adobe AIR 1.5. By the Way notes present interesting information related to the discussion. Did You Know? tips offer advice or show you alternative ways to do something. Watch Out! cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them. Learn how to… Utilize the AIR SDK Write an AIR application with HTML Write an AIR application with Flash CS3 or Dreamweaver CS3 Write an AIR application with PDF integration Debug an AIR application Distribute an AIR application Use the AIR APIs Leverage server-side features for AIR Michael Givens is the CTO of U Saw It Enterprises, a Web technology consulting firm based in Spring, Texas. He is an Adobe Community Expert and an Adobe Corporate Champion known to share his experience and evangelism of all things Adobe. Certified in ColdFusion 5 and as an Advanced CFMX Developer, he has been using ColdFusion since the days of Allaire Spectra and Flex since it was known as Royale. He is the coauthor of Adobe AIR Programming Unleashed (Sams Publishing) and has written articles for the ColdFusion Developer’s Journal and the Flex Developer’s Journal. He also wrote a digital Short Cut titled Apollo in Flight for Sams Publishing. Michael blogs regularly at www.flexination.info. Category: Programming/Application Development Covers: Adobe AIR User Level: Beginning–Intermediate
Author: Susan Wearne
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education Australia
Release Date: 2015-08-13
Clinical Cases for General Practice Exams 3rd Edition assists candidates preparing for the Australian general practice clinical examination an exam which all doctors must pass to practice as a General Practitioner in Australia. This third edition maintains the role-play style of the successful previous editions where students use a variety of case studies to practice their clinical examination skills. All cases from the previous edition have been revised and updated and 16 new cases have been added. New cases cover the following topics: aged care; child health; dermatology; gastroenterology; multicultural health; musculoskeletal medicine; palliative care; professional practice; respiratory medicine; sexual health; travel medicine and women’s health.All cases include instructions for both the exam candidate and the patient with suggested approaches as well as up-to-date references and further readings. The format is ideal for students international medical graduates and general practice training programs. Clinical Cases for General Practice Exams 3rd Edition is a well-regarded resource for all GP Registrars studying for their RACGP Fellowship exams which are a mandatory requirement to be able to practice without supervision in Australia.
Author: Mitchell Feldman
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2007-11-27
5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This is an extraordinarily thorough, useful book. It manages to summarize numerous topics, many of which are not a part of a traditional medical curriculum, in concise, relevant chapters. Physicians who do not understand the dynamics behind the doctor-patient relationship usually end up being poor doctors, and this book reviews the many behavioral issues that patients have that can affect this relationship. This is a very welcome addition to the medical education literature, and should be required reading for all practicing clinicians."--Doody's Review Service Behavioral Medicine delivers practical coverage of behavioral and interactional issues that occur between provider and patient in everyday clinical practice. You will learn how to deliver bad news, how to conduct an effective patient interview, how to clinically manage behavioral issues in the dying patient, the principles of medical professionalism, behavioral issues in men's and women's health, and much more. Features: Thorough but practical discussion of the scope of the physician-patient relationship Includes extensive use of cases and clinical vignettes Complete coverage of medical disorders that influence both physician and patient behavior in clinical practice
Author: Barbara Hoffman
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2016-04-22
The only gynecology textbook to combine a comprehensive medical reference and a full color surgical atlas in one beautifully illustrated volume Williams Gynecology, Third Edition is specifically designed as a practical quick-reference guide for practicing gynecologists and residents, but it will also appeal to clerkship medical students, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Williams Gynecology provides comprehensive coverage of the full spectrum of gynecologic healthcare and disease management, including benign general gynecology; reproductive endocrinology, infertility, and menopause; female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery; and gynecologic oncology. The surgical management sections include Aspects of Gynecologic Surgery and Atlas of Gynecologic Surgery, which covers Surgeries of Benign Gynecologic Conditions, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Surgeries for Female Pelvic Reconstruction, and Surgeries for Gynecologic Malignancies. Williams Gynecology, Third Edition is beautifully illustrated, with hundreds of original drawings for both the surgical atlas and medical reference portions. Each chapter follows a practical template for a consistent approach to diagnosis and treatment. With its extensive use of treatment algorithms, differential diagnosis boxes, and other elements, this book is also a reliable quick-reference. The third edition has been revised to keep up with new and expanded content on the latest topics, including minimally invasive procedures, benign gynecology, and the subspecialties of urogynecology, gynecologic oncology, and reproductive endocrinology. The authors are internationally known practitioners affiliated with Parkland Memorial Hospital/University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, and the National Institutes for Health. Features • Two resources in one—full-color medical text and surgical atlas—conveniently surveys the entire spectrum of gynecologic disease, including general gynecology, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, urogynecology, and gynecologic oncology • Completely illustrated atlas of gynecologic surgery contains over 450 full color figures that illuminate operative techniques • Unique templated text design ensures a consistent approach to diagnosis and treatment • Strong procedure orientation covers a vast array of surgical operations, which are illustrated in detail • Evidence-based discussion of disease evaluation reinforces and supports the clinical relevance of the book’s diagnostic and treatment methods • Distinguished authorship team from the same Parkland Memorial Hospital ObGyn department responsible for Williams Obstetrics—the leading reference in obstetrics for more than a century • Heavily illustrated gynecologic anatomy chapter created with the surgeon in mind to emphasize critical anatomy for successful surgery • New artist drawings of minimally invasive procedures, urogynecology, and gynecologic oncology • Numerous illustrations, photographs, tables, and treatment algorithms
Author: Lance A. Berger
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2017-12-29
Genre: Business & Economics
The definitive guide to finding, developing, and keeping the best talent—expanded with brand new and updated material The Talent Management Handbook is the established go-to guide for HR professionals, managers, and leaders looking for the best ways to use talent management programs to develop a culture of excellence. This third edition features new and updated chapters based on fresh approaches and material for identifying, recruiting, positioning, and developing highly qualified, motivated people to meet current and future business requirements. Filled with expert advice, the book offers a roadmap for developing a comprehensive approach to talent management that will guide professionals in the coming years.