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📒Alcohol Pregnancy And The Developing Child ✍ Hans-Ludwig Spohr
📝Alcohol Pregnancy and the Developing Child Book Synopsis : This authoritative new publication comprehensively reviews the important relationship between maternal alcohol abuse during pregnancy and the resulting in utero damage to the child, as well as the results of this damage during the child's development. The first part of the book discusses clinical issues of alcohol-related fetal malformation, the clinical picture of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, the epidemiology of maternal alcohol abuse, and the developmental outcome of the affected children. The second part addresses pathogenesis and neuropathology. Part Three reviews developmental issues of the growing affected child. The final part evaluates approaches to rehabilitation and intervention while reviewing social and public health issues.
📒The Challenge Of Children S Rights For Canada ✍ Katherine Covell
📝The Challenge of Children s Rights for Canada Book Synopsis : Canada signed the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child over a decade ago, yet there is still a lack of awareness about and provision for children’s rights. What are Canada’s obligations to children? How has Canada fallen short? Why is it so important to the future of Canadian society that children’s rights be met? Prompted by the gap between the promise of children’s rights and the reality of their continuing denial, Katherine Covell and R. Brian Howe call for changes to existing laws, policies and practices. Using the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child as their framework, the authors examine the continuing problems of child poverty, child care, child protection, youth justice and the suppression of children’s voices. They challenge us to move from seeing children as parental property to seeing children as independent bearers of rights. In The Challenge of Children’s Rights for Canada, Canada’s obligations and the rights of children are examined from the perspectives of research and development in the fields of developmental psychology, developmental neuroscience, law and family policy. This timely and accessible book will be of interest to academics, policy-makers and anyone who cares about children and about taking children’s rights seriously.
📒Minority Students In Special And Gifted Education ✍ National Research Council
📝Minority Students in Special and Gifted Education Book Synopsis : Special education and gifted and talented programs were designed for children whose educational needs are not well met in regular classrooms. From their inceptions, these programs have had disproportionate representation of racial and ethnic minority students. What causes this disproportion? Is it a problem? Minority Students in Special and Gifted Education considers possible contributors to that disparity, including early biological and environmental influences and inequities in opportunities for preschool and K-12 education, as well as the possibilities of bias in the referral and assessment system that leads to placement in special programs. It examines the data on early childhood experience, on differences in educational opportunity, and on referral and placement. The book also considers whether disproportionate representation should be considered a problem. Do special education programs provide valuable educational services, or do they set students off on a path of lower educational expectations? Would students not now placed in gifted and talented programs benefit from raised expectations, more rigorous classes, and the gifted label, or would they suffer failure in classes for which they are unprepared? By examining this important problem in U.S. education and making recommendations for early intervention and general education, as well as for changes in referral and assessment processes, Minority Students in Special and Gifted Education will be an indispensable resource to educators throughout the nation, as well as to policy makers at all levels, from schools and school districts to the state and federal governments.
📒The Mystery Of Risk ✍ Ira J. Chasnoff
📝The Mystery of Risk Book Synopsis : The ill effects of a baby’s exposure to drugs and alcohol while in the womb are demonstrated in this essential reference with cutting-edge information from the fields of medicine, neuroscience, and child psychology. These findings posit that many of the learning and behavior problems seen in children—from poor school performance to patterns of impulsivity often diagnosed as ADHD—are both treatable and preventable. The book first traces the history of fetal malformation back to the time of Aristotle, then presents a resounding call for integrated systems of care for high-risk children and their families. Methods for applying behavior management and treatment techniques are included for health care practitioners, social workers, early childhood intervention specialists, special education teachers, and parents, whether for use at home, at school, or in the clinical setting.
📒The Developing Child ✍ Addison-Wesley Longman, Incorporated
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📒Fetal Alcohol Syndrome ✍ Ann Pytkowicz Streissguth
📝Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Book Synopsis : Brookes. Univ. of Washington, Seattle. Text on the issues of alcohol related problems for parents, physicians, psychologists, social workers, and students of these professions. Covers diagnosis, physical and behavioral manifestations, education, employment, advocacy, and public policy. Softcover.
📒Smart Medicine For A Healthier Child ✍ Janet Zand
📝Smart Medicine for a Healthier Child Book Synopsis : An alphabetical listing of common childhood disorders and their treatments lists both conventional and alternative options and provides the histories and applications of each therapy.
📝Potentiating Health and the Crisis of the Immune System Book Synopsis : With all the enormous resources that are invested in medicine, it is sometimes a mystery why there is so much sickness still in evidence. Our life span, though higher than at any time in history, has now leveled off and has not significantly increased in the last two generations. There is a one-third increase in long-term illness in the last 20 years and a 44% increase in cancer incidence, which are not related to demographic issues. In some modern countries, the level of morbidity (defined as days off work because of sickness) has increased by two thirds in this time. Despite $1 trillion spent on cancer research in 20 years, the "War On Cancer" has recently been pronounced a complete failure by the u. s. President's Cancer Panel. Evidently we still have a long way to go. The goal of "Health for All by the Year 2000" as the World Health Organization has put it, is another forgotten dream. As ever, the answer will be found in breaking out of the old philosophical patterns and discovering the new, as yet unacceptable concepts. The problems of medicine today require a Kuhnian breakthrough into new paradigms, and new ways of thinking. And these new ways will not be mere variations of the old, but radical departures. This book, and the conference upon which it was based, is part of a search for these new pathways.
📒Medication Safety In Pregnancy And Breastfeeding ✍ Gideon Koren
📝Medication Safety in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Book Synopsis : Fully understand the toxicological effects of prescription and OTC drugs on pregnant women and breastfed children Drawn from the internationally recognized MotherRisk program at the University of Toronto, this authoritative resource is filled with evidence-based information and guidance that puts the risks of maternal exposure to drugs into sharp focus. The book's clear, easy-to-follow two-part organization conveniently reviews the toxicologic effects of all major drug classes, then provides well-researched, systematic reviews of major topics that impact pharmacotherapy in pregnant and breastfeeding patients. This complete guide is your best source of information-and, consequently, your patients' best defense-against the possible ill effects of reproductive and developmental drug toxicities. Features The most authoritative resource available on the maternal toxicology of prescription drugs Packed with evidence-based, systematic reviews of key maternal therapeutics and toxicology topics from leading peer-reviewed journals Complete reviews of all major drug classes, and widely used agents-plus other herbal, chemical, and radiological therapies Cutting-edge guidance from the world-renown MotherRisk program Clear, conversational tone and cohesive two-part organization that facilitates your ability to quickly identify the risks associated with specific agents and communicate this crucial information to patients And much more!
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📝Educating Children and Young People with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Book Synopsis : "The range of learning difficulties associated with children who have Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) has been highlighted as an emerging but little understood area of Special Educational Needs. This engaging, timely and highly practical book will raise awareness about FASD and its associated difficulties across the entire education workforce. It provides a range of specialist, tried-and-tested practical teaching and learning strategies from which teachers and support staff may construct personalised learning plans for students with FASD, and will help improve outcomes for all their children. It also: - Explains the links to neuroscience that can lead to a child having FASD. - Discusses the overlapping and co-existing disorders, such as ADHD and autism spectrum disorders. - Shows how to support and empower teachers. - Provides ready to use teaching resources and strategies that can be used directly in the classroom. Informed by the very lastest research and written by leading experts in the field, Educating Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders will prove invaluable for Initial Teacher Training students as well as being of interest for Newly Qualified and experienced teachers who are engaging in Continuing Professional Development"-- Provided by publisher.
📒Drug Use In Pregnancy Mother And Child ✍ Ira J. Chasnoff
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📒Advances In Clinical Child Psychology ✍ Benjamin Lahey
📝Advances in Clinical Child Psychology Book Synopsis : Advances in Clinical Child Psychology is a serial publication designed to bring together original summaries of the most important new develop ments in the field of clinical psychology and its related disciplines. Each chapter is written by a key figure in an innovative area of research or by an individual who is particularly well qualified to comment on a topic of major contemporary importance. These chapters provide convenient, concise explorations of empirical and clinical advances in the field. The chapter topics are chosen by the editors and are based on sug gestions by the advisory editors, unsolicited suggestions provided by colleagues, and from all of our reading of the latest published empirical and theoretical works. As such, it reflects our collective perception of the trends that are leading the field of clinical child psychology. Those trends are clearly evident in Volume 9. Two chapters describe the cur rent state of the art of intellectual and neuropsychological measurement. Two chapters discuss the classification and origins of the two types of attention deficit disorders. And one chapter focuses on the developmen tal importance of adolescence in child and family dysfunctions. But the overwhelming theme of this volume is the relationship between biolog ical and psychological variables. In choosing these chapters, we believe that we are merely reflecting the changing nature of research in the field.
📒Children Of Addiction ✍ Hiram E. Fitzgerald
📝Children of Addiction Book Synopsis : Children of Addiction reports important original research on the biological and psychological effects of addiction in children. The contributions are uniformly well written and reflect the larger social implications of the research undertaken. The book will be useful for a broad array of courses on alcoholism and/or drugs and behaviour in a variety of graduate level courses in education, medicine, psychology, psychiatry and public health and policy.
📒Medical Disorders During Pregnancy ✍ William M. Barron
📝Medical Disorders During Pregnancy Book Synopsis : Completely revised throughout, MEDICAL DISORDERS DURING PREGNANCY, 3rd Edition, contains state-of-the-art knowledge to assist all physicians who care for pregnant women, and women planning to become pregnant, with medical problems. It contains a brief summary of the most common important medical disorders; how pregnancy will affect the medical disorder of interest; and the impact of the medical disorder on the mother and baby. Boxes, tables, and figures are used throughout the text to highlight important information. Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-565-0
📒Children Of Exceptional Parents ✍ Mary Frank
📝Children of Exceptional Parents Book Synopsis : Here are the most recent research and intervention strategies for children of alcoholic parents, children of mentally ill parents, and children of incarcerated parents. Nationally recognized authorities in the fields of child development, social work, social science, medicine, psychology, and psychiatry address the causes of these problems, the impact they have on family relationships and child rearing patterns, the intervention strategies that could be successful in preventing a second generation with similar problems, and the need to establish social agencies and organizations that offer treatment and support for these special families.
📒Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder ✍ Maria Catterick
📝Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Book Synopsis : Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a useful introduction to the most common non-genetic learning disability, which is caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy. Written by two FASD experts, it describes how alcohol can harm the foetus and disrupt development, and explains how FASD affects individuals at different stages of their lives. With the aid of simple, illustrative diagrams, photographs and charts, it shows how you can identify FASD and gives guidance on how mothers at risk can be helped. It also provides advice for parents or carers on how children, young people and adults with FASD can be best supported. Accessible and informative, this is the essential guide to FASD for social workers, family placement teams, child protection workers, foster carers, adoptive parents, midwives and teachers.
📒How To Teach Fas Fae Children ✍ Vincient Spears
📝How to teach FAS FAE children Book Synopsis : Teaching FAS/FAE using technology and resources and website.
📒Public Health Foundations ✍ Elena Andresen
📝Public Health Foundations Book Synopsis : Responding to the growing interest in public health, Public Health Foundations is an accessible and comprehensive text that offers a reader-friendly introduction to core concepts and current practices. The authors use an engaging approach to topics such as epidemiology and pharmacoepidemiology, biostatistics, infectious disease, environmental health, social and behavioral sciences, health services and policy, quantitative and qualitative research methods, and health disparities. Ready for the classroom, each chapter includes learning objectives, an overview, detailed explanations, case studies, a summary, key terms, and review questions. Sidebars connect students to topics of current interest in the field of public health, including ethics, emerging and reemerging infectious diseases, environmental hazards, climate change, social justice, and issues of insurance and access to health care. Reflecting and expanding on recommendations of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, Public Health Foundations provides a solid framework for understanding the basics of public health and is the ideal text for a wide range of courses in public health. Companion Web site: josseybass.com/go/andresen
📒The Worried Child ✍ Paul Foxman
📝The Worried Child Book Synopsis : Written for parents and teachers, "The Worried Child" shows that anxiety is preventable--or can be minimized--by raising children's self-confidence, increasing social and self-control skills, and teaching them how to play, relax, and communicate their feelings and needs.