Nurturing Nonviolent Children: A Guide for Parents, Educators, and Counselors

Nurturing Nonviolent Children: A Guide for Parents, Educators, and Counselors

by Elsie Jones-Smith


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440836275
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/30/2008
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Elsie Jones-Smith is Clinical Psychologist, Counselor Educator, and President of the Strength-Based Institute, which provides consultation to organizations dealing with youth suffering from problems including drug and alcohol addiction. She is a fellow of two divisions of the American Psychological Association, Society of Counseling Psychology and the division on Ethnic Minority Issues. She has been a professor at Temple University, Michigan State University, University of Buffalo, and Boston University. Jones-Smith has served on numerous editorial boards, including the Journal of Counseling Psychology, The Counseling Psychologist, and Counselor Education and Supervision. She served 18 years as an Education Consultant for violence-prevention in New York schools. She holds dual PhDs - in Clinical Psychology and Counselor Education - and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology.

Table of Contents




Chapter 1: Many Roots and Causes for Childrens Violence

Chapter 2: Attachment

Chapter 3: Understanding Childrens Needs, Developmental Stages, Developmental Tasks and Violence

Chapter 4: Helping a Child Learn How to Deal with Anger

Chapter 5: School Violence: The Role of the Family and Educators

Chapter 6: Reducing the Impact of Television and Media Violence

Chapter 7: Helping a Child Develop Responsible Behavior

Chapter 8: The Resilient Child

Chapter 9: It Takes a Village: Nurturing Nonviolent Children is a Process and a Journey

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