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Adult Development: Emergent Wisdom in the Family Context: A Study of the Developmental Experiences of Adults Who Actively Work to Meet Their Child's Developmental Imperatives Paperback – May 20, 2010

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  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (May 20, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3838355016
  • ISBN-13: 978-3838355016
  • Product Dimensions: 5.9 x 0.4 x 8.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.1 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,022,913 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Josette Luvmour, PhD is an educator, writer, and a developmental consultant specializing in the fields of child and adult development, adult transformational learning, and sustainable family relationships. She is a researcher and speaker on positive relationships with children. She also works in the non-profit sector as Director of The Parent BRIDGE Program at Summa Academy (http://summaacademy.org/) and Director of Professional Development and the Research Core at Summa Institute (http://summainstitute.org/).

Josette has been educating adults since 1992 in Portland, Oregon. She teaches graduate courses at Self Design Graduate Institute. In addition to her consulting practice at Luvmour Consulting, LLC, Josette has authored of five books and numerous journal articles and chapters that focus on building positive relationships with children.
Josette lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband of over 32 years and a dog named Janaka. Together they live close to their children and grandchildren.

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Dr. Luvmour's work with families in support of chiildren is evident in her contribution to the fields of adult development and parenting. Examining the role that parenting plays in the growth of adults, Dr. Luvmour has provided new insights and understandings of the complex process of development in adults, especially parents. Therapists, researchers, and parents all can gain from Dr. Luvmour's research into the reciprocal effects of active parenting.
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This study looks at how parents can raise their children in ways that are healthier for both parent and child by paying attention to the child's developmental stages. Dr. Luvmour has written a book that will not only help parents but inform professionals in the field. Excellent work! Jill Kelly, PhD, author of Sober Truths: The Making of an Honest Woman.
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Dr. Luvmour has written an incredibly useful work for parents, teacher and anyone with children in their lives. Through great examples and sound research she presents her work in an accessible way that is sure to bring anyone to that "ah ha" moment. Dr. Luvmour's premise that by meeting the developmental imperatives of children, parents and caregivers grow in very positive ways is inspiring. This book is enlightening and compelling - a must read for anyone who cares about children and the adults who care for them.
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