Adolescence and Beyond: Family Processes and Development

While the period of transition from adolescence to adulthood has become a recent focus for developmental psychologists and child mental health practitioners, the full role of the family during this period is only beginning to be explored. To what extent do family experiences influence the way one navigates through emerging adulthood? How do we begin to understand the interplay between adolescents' contexts and their development and well-being? Adolescence and Beyond: Family Processes and Development offers an accessible synthesis of research, theories, and perspectives on the family processes that contribute to development.

. Chapters from expert researchers cover a wide variety of topics surrounding the link between family processes and individual development, emotion regulation, including adolescent romantic relationships, resilience in contexts of risk, and socio-cultural and ethnic influences on development. Many compelling questions, of interest to anyone involved in adolescence research, remain unanswered.

Researchers, psychiatry, developmental, and students in social, and clinical psychology--as well as those in social work, practitioners, and pediatrics--will find this book an invaluable summary of important research on the link between family process and individual development. Drawing on diverse research and methodological approaches that include direct family observations, and narrative analyses, interviews, this volume presents cutting-edge conceptual and empirical work on the key developmental tasks and challenges in the transition between adolescence and adulthood.


Evidence-Based Psychotherapies for Children and Adolescents, Third Edition

Concise chapters focus on specific psychotherapy models. The developers of the respective approaches review their conceptual underpinnings, describe how interventions are delivered on a session-by-session basis, and summarize what the research shows about treatment effectiveness. New to this edition: *Existing chapters significantly revised with the latest treatment research.

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The globalization of evidence-based practice, including issues of cultural diversity and adaptability of evidence-based interventions. How evidence-based practice can be implemented and the importance of the organisational context. The challenges that the realities of social work practice present to models of evidence-based practice.

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 . Foremost experts explore neurobiological, family, and sociocultural factors in infant mental health, with a major focus on primary caregiving relationships. The definitive reference in the field--now significantly revised with 75% new material--this volume examines typical and atypical development from birth to the preschool years and identifies what works in helping children and families at risk.

New to this edition: *chapters on genetic and epigenetic processes, historical trauma, executive functions, and neglect. Chapters on additional interventions: attachment and biobehavioral catch-up, parent–child interaction therapy, video-feedback intervention to promote positive parenting and sensitive discipline, and home visiting programs.

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Risk factors for developmental problems are analyzed, and current information on disorders and disabilities of early childhood is presented.

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