Guidelines, Strategies and practices for state-of-the-art nutrition supervision from birth to adolescence. Includes best current thinking on prevention, early identification and monitoring of many chronic conditions as well as expert developed tools, tips, and resources to simplify nutrition screening and promotion. More materials available online at Bright Futures.
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Bright Futures In Practice; Mental Health (Volume I Practice Guide)
The information and resources in this guide provide primary care health professionals with the tools needed to promote mental health in children, adolescents, and their families. It also helps them recognize the early stages of mental health problems and mental disorders, and to intervene appropriately.
Bright Futures In Practice; Mental Health (Volume II Tool Kit)
This two-volume tool kit that accompanies Volume I, provides hands-on tools for health care professionals and families for use in screening, care management, and health education.
Bright Futures Nutrition, 3rd Ed. and Pocket Guide
Guidelines, Strategies and practices for state-of-the-art nutrition supervision from birth to adolescence. Includes best current thinking on prevention, early identification and monitoring of many chronic conditions as well as expert developed tools, tips, and resources to simplify nutrition screening and promotion. Available online at Bright Futures.
Children with Disabilities (7th Edition)
This book is widely considered the definitive compendium of knowledge about the critical issues professionals will encounter in their work with children and families. It covers developmental, clinical, family, education and intervention issues for a range of disabilities and interventions to treat them.
Connecting Across Differences: Finding Common Ground with Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime
Providing research-based insight into the psychology of communication, this reference explores the most common barriers to effective communication and provides tangible steps to address these barriers head-on. The book features an expanded selection of relevant, meaningful exercises, role-plays, and activities that give readers the chance to immediately apply the concepts to real-life experiences. With lessons… More Connecting Across Differences: Finding Common Ground with Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime
Humanizing Health Care: Creating Cultures of Compassion With Nonviolent Communication
Focusing on the language used in the health care system, this manual teaches health care administrators, nurses, physicians, and mental health practitioners how to create lasting, positive improvements to patient care and the workplace environment. Arguing that a crisis within health care is the inability of many professionals to relate to the personal, human dimension… More Humanizing Health Care: Creating Cultures of Compassion With Nonviolent Communication
Maternal and Child Health: Programs, Problems and Policy in Public Health (3rd Edition)
Maternal and Child Health: Programs, Problems, and Policy in Public Health, Third Edition takes a developmental approach to learning about Maternal and Child Health (MCH). Organized according to fundamental principles of MCH, the book covers traditional MCH topics such as family planning and maternal and infant health as well as skills that are applicable across… More Maternal and Child Health: Programs, Problems and Policy in Public Health (3rd Edition)
Navigating Choice And Change In Later Life
Individuals who are aging or living with chronic illness or disability, along with their families, face multiple challenges in defining and creating a network of supports in order to live as they choose. There is no easy path to figuring out how to support our loved ones or how to navigate a maze of medical… More Navigating Choice And Change In Later Life
In this internationally acclaimed text, Marshall Rosenberg offers insightful stories, anecdotes, practical exercises and role-plays that will dramatically change your approach to communication for the better. Discover how the language you use can strengthen your relationships, build trust, prevent conflicts and heal pain. Revolutionary, yet simple, Nonviolent Communication offers you the most effective tools to… More Nonviolent Communication
Understanding The Nature Of Sensory Integration With Diverse Populations
Information is presented on the treatment of Sensory Modulation Dysfunction, high-risk infants and young children, visual deficits, cerebral palsy, autism, institutionalized children, and Fragile X Syndrome. Information on both clinical testing and standardized testing is presented. Learn how the latest neurological research supports and influences SI theory and practice. This book is quite technical, but… More Understanding The Nature Of Sensory Integration With Diverse Populations