Editor-in-Chief Gary R. VandenBos
The APA College Dictionary of Psychology, Second Edition, is a reliable resource that answers the needs of both advanced placement high-school students and college undergraduates—whether they are taking psychology as part of a broader curriculum or making it their major field of study.
A Developmental Psychopathology Approach
by Kathryn A. Becker-Blease and Patricia K. Kerig
This book explains the science of developmental psychopathology for clinicians and other professionals who work with at-risk children. The authors focus particularly on how maltreatment differentially affects children at key stages of their lives, from infancy to early adulthood. Armed with this understanding, clinicians can be aware of age-specific vulnerabilities and better tailor their interventions.
Promoting Positive Youth Development Through a Multitiered System of Supports
by Cynthia E. Hazel
Positive youth development (PYD) is a strengths-based, positive psychology approach to fostering adolescents’ educational engagement and achievement. It focuses not just on students’ academic development but also on their vocational, social, and emotional development. The PYD philosophy is at the heart of Cynthia Hazel’s unique model of secondary school change, which is presented in this book.
by Nicholas Ladany, Myrna L. Friedlander, and Mary Lee Nelson
Many supervisors need help navigating the most challenging dilemmas and conflicts that arise in supervision of trainees, addressing skill deficits and competency concerns, working through role conflicts, and gender or ethnicity-related misunderstandings. Because these interpersonal conflicts can be so challenging, however, they often represent a golden opportunity for real progress. This book presents a process model with specific strategies that together enable supervisors and trainees to successfully resolve the problem at hand and achieve lasting success in their careers.