Handbook of Resilience in Children / Edition 1

Handbook of Resilience in Children / Edition 1

by Sam Goldstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306485710

ISBN-13: 9780306485718

Pub. Date: 02/01/2005

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

The Handbook addresses ways in which the hypothetical and theoretical concepts of resilience can be applied in practice. It provides clinicians, academics, and mental health professionals with the information needed to affect positive youth development.  See more details below

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The Handbook addresses ways in which the hypothetical and theoretical concepts of resilience can be applied in practice. It provides clinicians, academics, and mental health professionals with the information needed to affect positive youth development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306485718
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
02/01/2005
Pages:
436
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1Why study resilience?3
2Resilience processes in development17
3Understanding the concept of resilience39
4Resilience in gene-environment transactions49
5Sustaining and reframing vulnerability and connection : creating genuine resilience in boys and young males65
6Relational resilience in girls79
7What can we learn about resilience from large-scale longitudinal studies?91
8Measuring resilience in children107
9Poverty in childhood and adolescence125
10Family violence and parent psychopathology149
11Families as contexts for children's adaptation165
12Resiliency in maltreated children181
13Resilience and the disruptive disorders of childhood203
14From helplessness to optimism223
15Resilience and the child with learning disabilities239
16Resilience and self-control impairment257
17Positive adaptation, resilience, and the developmental asset framework281
18The power of parenting297
19Building educational opportunity315
20Building resilience in all children337
21Resilience through violence prevention in schools357
22Enhancing the process of resilience through effective thinking373
23The future of children today397

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