Grasp a child's cognitivedevelopment, detectabnormalities, andlearnwhat to do next
An essential guide for parents, teachers, and caregivers, ChildPsychology & Development For Dummies provides an informationalguide to cognitive development at every stage of a child's life, aswell as expert tips and guidance on how to diagnose, treat, andovercome the cognitive barriers that impede learning anddevelopment.
The nuts and bolts delve into the soup of kids'development, including biology, psychology, learning, environment,and culture
What makes kids tick? discover how heredity, environment,experience, and culture interact to determine a child's physicaland emotional development
Watch them grow get an understanding of what a "normal"childhood should look like from conception through adolescence, andthe types of behaviors to anticipate throughout
Learn to spot trouble find out what can go wrong during achild's development, from physical problems like chronic illness topsychological problems like autism
Ask for help get expert guidance on the therapies andinterventions that work, and how you can collaborate withprofessionals for an even better outcome
Open the book and find:
Physical, mental, and social development from conception throughadolescence
Treatments and interventions that work
Physical and psychological problems that interfere with normaldevelopment
Common behavior disorders
The aftermath of abuse, trauma, and neglect
What to expect from therapy and medication
How to help kids cope at school
Understand the difference between "bad behavior" and behaviordisorders
Know whether a child is ready for school
Help a child control impulses, develop self-esteem, and havegood relationships
Laura L. Smith, PhD, is a clinical and school psychologist. Charles H. Elliott, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and founding fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Together they have written several books, including Borderline Personality Disorder For Dummies and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder For Dummies.
It wasn't that easy so don't be fooled by the title for dummies, NO you must really be smart to get the detialsinthat book. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Saleh
I am a senior in college, currently studying child and adolescent development. This book has been a great help in explaining terms and concepts in ways that are difficult to... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Martha
It sure is a key to guid individuals who are passion about children and want to success their child's development thank youPublished 8 months ago by halima
I'm not a huge fan of E Books as I prefer the real things.
However, this contains some great information for a beginner like myself.
It cover the areas which would help beginners with the title as indicated, and gives an insight to children development.Published 18 months ago by Trevlyn D. Miller
I am pediatric dentist so this book was a good help in understanding some aspects about child pshychology. The book is easy to understand and its samples are really illustrative.Published on January 17, 2013 by Juliana R.
In less than 500 pages the authors have managed to include a wide range of childhood topics, from normal to noteworthy to worrisome developments. Read morePublished on September 5, 2011 by Susan Zorn, PhD
I didn't think what to expect from this book, but I was pleasantly surprised. For parents who are actively involved in their childs upbringing, this book is a great source of... Read morePublished on July 21, 2011 by bmkd
This is a good starting place, but does not dive into any topic very deeply. Simple to read, but would have preferred something organized a little differently.Published on July 21, 2011 by M. L. Martin