Author: Patricia Evans
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2009-12-18
In this fully expanded and updated third edition of the bestselling classic, you learn why verbal abuse is more widespread than ever, and how you can deal with it. You'll get more of the answers you need to recognize abuse when it happens, respond to abusers safely and appropriately, and most important, lead a happier, healthier life. In two all-new chapters, Evans reveals the Outside Stresses driving the rise in verbal abuse - and shows you how you can mitigate the devastating effects on your relationships. She also outlines the Levels of Abuse that characterize this kind of behavior - from subtle, insidious put-downs that can erode your self-esteem to full-out tantrums of name-calling, screaming, and threatening that can escalate into physical abuse. Drawing from hundreds of real situations suffered by real people just like you, Evans offers strategies, sample scripts, and action plans designed to help you deal with the abuse - and the abuser. This timely new edition of The Verbally Abusive Relationship puts you on the road to recognizing and responding to verbal abuse, one crucial step at a time!
SPECIAL SHRINKWRAPPED BUNDLE! With The Verbal Abusive Bundle, you will learn why verbal abuse is more widespread than ever, and how you can deal with it. You'll get more of the answers you need to recognize abuse when it happens, respond to abusers safely and appropriately, and most important, lead a happier, healthier life. This timely new edition of The Verbally Abusive Relationship, Expanded Third Edition puts you on the road to recognizing and responding to verbal abuse, one crucial step at a time. Drawing from hundreds of real situations suffered by real people just like you, author Patricia Evans offers strategies, sample scripts, and action plans designed to help you deal with the abuse--and the abuser. This edition also includes two all-new chapters on Outside Stresses driving the rise in verbal abuse and how you can mitigate the devastating effects on your relationships, and the Levels of Abuse that characterize this kind of behavior. In The Verbally Abusive Man-Can He Change?, Patricia Evans goes beyond identifying verbally abusive behaviors to prescribing a course of action for both victim and abuser. Coupling stories of abused women and abusive men from her own case studies, Evans gives you the tools you need to empower yourself, improve your relationship, and change your life for the better.
Every worthwhile book has a deeply held belief, and for Jim Knight’s Better Conversations and this worktext, The Reflection Guide to Better Conversations, here it is: “Effective communication is an essential skill for a fulfilled life, and we can’t teach it to students if we don’t know how to do it ourselves.” Instructional coaches, administrators, teachers . . . really everyone: the royal we is you. In this Reflection Guide, Jim delivers a framework for improving professional dialogue that is so clearly signposted, you might as well call it a day planner. Here’s how The Reflection Guide to Better Conversations works: In Part One, you and your peers engage in surveys, take stock, and record video in order to get real about your current beliefs and abilities. How do you measure up when it comes to empathy, asking better questions? Finding common ground? In Part Two, learn about the 10 habits of being an effective communicator, and put them into practice. Are your conversations focused on others 50 percent of the time? What things typically distract you from being fully present? In Better Conversations, Jim Knight reveals why true dialogue improves professional performance, job satisfaction, and classroom instruction. Together with this Reflection Guide, the two books provide a brilliant, scaffolded professional learning experience on a topic central to learning, central to life. This is the district-wide solution you need—are you ready?
Author: Helmut K. Anheier
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2009-11-24
Genre: Social Science
Recently the topic of civil society has generated a wave of interest, and a wealth of new information. Until now no publication has attempted to organize and consolidate this knowledge. The International Encyclopedia of Civil Society fills this gap, establishing a common set of understandings and terminology, and an analytical starting point for future research. Global in scope and authoritative in content, the Encyclopedia offers succinct summaries of core concepts and theories; definitions of terms; biographical entries on important figures and organizational profiles. In addition, it serves as a reliable and up-to-date guide to additional sources of information. In sum, the Encyclopedia provides an overview of the contours of civil society, social capital, philanthropy and nonprofits across cultures and historical periods. For researchers in nonprofit and civil society studies, political science, economics, management and social enterprise, this is the most systematic appraisal of a rapidly growing field.
Author: Ruth Bell
Release Date: 2011-05-25
Genre: Family & Relationships
"It seems like everyone else has the script. Everyone else knows what's happening and I look around and say, Duh." Of course, the truth is that no one has the script because there is no script to follow. Chances are you'd find that almost everyone else has questions and worries a lot like yours, if you could get them to admit it. This brand-new, completely updated and revised edition of Changing Bodies, Changing Lives is full of honest, accurate, nonjudgmental information on everything teenagers need to know about today. Am I the only one who can't get up the nerve to ask someone out? got my period so early? doesn't even know the right way to kiss? feels pressured to use drugs? still hasn't hit puberty yet? wants to avoid the gang scene? worries when my mom doesn't come home at night? is scared that I might have AIDS? can't decide what form of birth control to use? has no idea how to tell my friends I'm gay? goes on eating binges? has never had an orgasm? is shut out of the popular crowd? Changing Bodies, Changing Lives has helped hundreds of thousands of teenagers make informed decisions about their lives, from questions about sex, love, friendship, and how your body works to dealing with problems at school and home and figuring out who you are. It's packed with illustrations, checklists, and resources for the answers you really need. Best of all, it's filled with the voices, poems, and cartoons from hundreds of other teenagers, who tell you what makes them feel worried, angry, confused, sexy, happy, and, yes, even excited and hopeful about their lives. (Check out the first two pages for a sample of the quotes you'll find inside.) Being a teenager is tough. With the information and the ideas inside this book, you'll have what you need to make these years the best they can be. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: Randy M. Page
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2003
The major problems that threaten the emotional well-being of today's young people are covered in-depth in this ground-breaking new text by Randy and Tana Page. Topics covered include: low self-esteem, family-induced stress, stress from environmental influences, eating disorders, teen pregnancy, HIV, STDs, substance abuse, depression, suicidal behavior, and violence. This comprehensive textbook not only addresses the problems educators encounter in dealing with the health issues facing today's youth, but also offers coping and stress reduction strategies that work.
Author: Maureen A. Pirog-Good
Publisher: Praeger Publishers
Release Date: 1989-01-01
". . . It comprehensively provides a solid informational source regarding a significant manifestation of interpersonal aggression. Those interested in further understanding such behavior, or dealing with its consequences, would do well to read it." American Journal of Psychotherapy
Author: Ola W. Barnett
Release Date: 2010-12-14
Genre: Social Science
The most comprehensive research-based text on family violence – now more accessible and visually inviting than ever before Streamlined and updated throughout with state-of-the-art information, this Third Edition of the authors' bestselling book gives readers an accessible introduction to the methodology, etiology, prevalence, treatment, and prevention of family violence. Research from experts in the fields of psychology, sociology, criminology, and social welfare informs the book's broad coverage of current viewpoints and debates within the field. Organized chronologically, chapters cover child physical, sexual, and emotional abuse; abused and abusive adolescents; courtship violence and date rape; spouse abuse, battered women, and batterers; and elder abuse.
Part of the popular LPN Threads series, this concise text presents the theories and concepts of aging, the physiologic and psychosocial changes and problems associated with the process, and appropriate nursing interventions. With its easy-to-read, clear writing style, this text provides exactly the right depth and breadth of geriatrics content for LPN/LVNs. Clear, concise, consistent writing throughout. Nursing Process section (in appropriate chapters) provides a strong framework for the discussion of the nursing care of the elderly patient as related to specific disorders. Essential ethical and legal issues are presented as they relate to end-of-life care, restraints, and elder abuse. Clinical Situations provide individualized cases for students to study and learn from. Nursing Interventions are grouped according to health care setting to make it easier to determine the appropriateness of individual interventions for different patient populations. All-in-one Student Activities workbook is included in a perforated section at the back of the book and includes NCLEX-style multiple-choice questions as well as the new NCLEX-style questions (short-answer and fill-in-the-blank) to help students review chapter content and prepare for the NCLEX exam(answers are found in the Instructor's Resource Manual). New chapter on end-of-life care addresses essential content for both institutional and the home setting, including information on palliative and hospice care, pain management, and how belief systems affect the dying person and caregivers. Delegation, leadership, and management content is integrated throughout to address the changing role of LPN/LVNs. Delegation Considerations boxes address such topics as restraints, elder abuse, and end-of-life care as related to responsibilities of nursing assistants and other health care workers who are supervised by LPN/LVNs. Second color added to the design adds visual appeal and helps to emphasize key content. Cultural Considerations boxes help students understand how to provide culturally sensitive patient care. Complementary and Alternative Therapy boxes address popular therapies that are used in pain relief and other treatments. Patient Teaching boxes instruct and inform both elderly patients and their caregivers about health promotion, prevention, and age-specific interventions. Critical Thinking boxes pose questions designed to stimulate thought and help students develop and improve their ability to think critically.
Author: Joan T. Erber
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2012-11-27
The third edition of this essential text has been updated andexpanded with new material that reflects the most recentdevelopments in the field, and explores our current understandingof a broad range of topics related to aging and olderadulthood. Fresh edition includes updated content such as revisedcase histories and reworked material on key concepts and researchapplications Retains the winning format of the second edition, with chaptercontents framed by individual histories Dual models add cohesiveness to the presentation of theory Thematic structure facilitates reader comprehension Instructor resources provided online upon publication at ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/erber"www.wiley.com/go/erber/a
Few areas have witnessed the type of growth we have seen in the affective sciences in the past decades. Across psychology, philosophy, economics, and neuroscience, there has been an explosion of interest in the topic of emotion and affect. Comprehensive, authoritative, up-to-date, and easy-to-use, the new Oxford Companion to Emotion and the Affective Sciences is an indispensable resource for all who wish to find out about theories, concepts, methods, and research findings in this rapidly growing interdisciplinary field - one that brings together, amongst others, psychologists, neuroscientists, social scientists, philosophers, and historians. Organized by alphabetical entries, and presenting brief definitions, concise overviews, and encyclopaedic articles (all with extensive references to relevant publications), this Companion lends itself to casual browsing by non-specialists interested in the fascinating phenomena of emotions, moods, affect disorders, and personality as well as to focused search for pertinent information by students and established scholars in the field. Not only does the book provide entries on affective phenomena, but also on their neural underpinnings, their cognitive antecedents and the associated responses in physiological systems, facial, vocal, and bodily expressions, and action tendencies. Numerous entries also consider the role of emotion in society and social behavior, as well as in cognitive processes such as those critical for perception, attention, memory, judgement and decision-making. The volume has been edited by a group of internationally leading authorities in the respective disciplines consisting of two editors (David Sander and Klaus Scherer) as well as group of 11 associate editors (John T. Cacioppo, Tim Dalgleish, Robert Dantzer, Richard J. Davidson, Ronald B. de Sousa, Phoebe C. Ellsworth, Nico Frijda, George Loewenstein, Paula M. Niedenthal, Peter Salovey, and Richard A. Shweder). The members of the editorial board have commissioned and reviewed contributions from major experts on specific topics. In addition to comprehensive coverage of technical terms and fundamental issues, the volume also highlights current debates that inform the ongoing research process. In addition, the Companion contains a wealth of material on the role of emotion in applied domains such as economic behaviour, music and arts, work and organizational behaviour, family interactions and group dynamics, religion, law and justice, and societal change. Highly accessible and wide-ranging, this book is a vital resource for scientists, students, and professionals eager to obtain a rapid, conclusive overview on central terms and topics and anyone wanting to learn more about the mechanisms underlying the emotions dominating many aspects of our lives.