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Counseling Children (Hardcover, 9th edition): Donna Henderson, Charles Thompson Counseling Children (Hardcover, 9th edition)
Donna Henderson, Charles Thompson
R1,020 R874 Discovery Miles 8 740 Save R146 (14%) Ships in 15 - 25 working days

COUNSELING CHILDREN covers the most practical and up-to-date methods for developing effective approaches to counseling children. To help prepare you for your career, the authors translate theory into practice by focusing on the application of ideas and current knowledge. This easy-to-read guide includes useful strategies and case studies to provide you with a realistic look at the counseling field. It also presents a development approach to counseling that considers age and stage differences in counseling children, adolescents, and adults. The ninth edition includes 2014 ACA ethical standards, best practice guidelines, and fresh ideas that facilitate your understanding of the world of the child. Expanded coverage of children who have special concerns and of family interventions provides you with effective ways to deliver interventions across multiple settings.

What Girls Need - How to Raise Bold, Courageous, and Resilient Women (Hardcover): Marisa Porges What Girls Need - How to Raise Bold, Courageous, and Resilient Women (Hardcover)
Marisa Porges
R656 R520 Discovery Miles 5 200 Save R136 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
How to Observe Children, (Paperback, 2nd edition): Sheila Riddall-Leech How to Observe Children, (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Sheila Riddall-Leech
R848 Discovery Miles 8 480 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This is fully updated with new material to support practitioners in observing children within the Early Years Foundation Stage. This book retains the popular, practical approach of the first edition, making it ideal for practitioners to dip in and out of for day-to-day guidance and in-depth enough for students learning the theory and skills for the first time. It includes updated information relating to the National Primary Strategy to support effective observations in schools. It also offers examples of observations throughout enable students and practitioners to relate the theory and techniques to their setting.

Child Development: 6 to 16 years (Paperback): Penny Tassoni Child Development: 6 to 16 years (Paperback)
Penny Tassoni
R742 Discovery Miles 7 420 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Aims to inspire learners to engage with the important subject of child development through 6 to 16 years with the helps of discussion of topical issues and children's real experiences.

Maintaining Segregation - Children and Racial Instruction in the South, 1920-1955 (Hardcover): Leeann G Reynolds Maintaining Segregation - Children and Racial Instruction in the South, 1920-1955 (Hardcover)
Leeann G Reynolds
R1,143 Discovery Miles 11 430 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

In Maintaining Segregation, LeeAnn G. Reynolds explores how black and white children in the early twentieth-century South learned about segregation in their homes, schools, and churches. As public lynchings and other displays of racial violence declined in the 1920s, a culture of silence developed around segregation, serving to forestall, absorb, and deflect individual challenges to the racial hierarchy. The cumulative effect of the racial instruction southern children received, prior to highly publicized news such as the Brown v. Board of Education decision and the Montgomery bus boycott, perpetuated segregation by discouraging discussion or critical examination. As the system of segregation evolved throughout the early twentieth century, generations of southerners came of age having little or no knowledge of life without institutionalized segregation. Reynolds examines the motives and approaches of white and black parents to racial instruction in the home and how their methods reinforced the status quo. Whereas white families sought to preserve the legal system of segregation and their place within it, black families faced the more complicated task of ensuring the safety of their children in a racist society without sacrificing their sense of self-worth. Schools and churches functioned as secondary sites for racial conditioning, and Reynolds traces the ways in which these institutions alternately challenged and encouraged the marginalization of black Americans both within society and the historical narrative. In order for subsequent generations to imagine and embrace the sort of racial equality championed by the civil rights movement, they had to overcome preconceived notions of race instilled since childhood. Ultimately, Reynolds's work reveals that the social change that occurred due to the civil rights movement can only be fully understood within the context of the segregation imposed upon children by southern institutions throughout much of the early twentieth century.

Frontier Children (Paperback, New edition): Linda Peavy, Ursula Smith Frontier Children (Paperback, New edition)
Linda Peavy, Ursula Smith
R536 R437 Discovery Miles 4 370 Save R99 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Enriched by over 200 vintage photographs, Frontier Children is a visual and verbal montage of childhood in the nineteenth-century West. From a wide range of primary and secondary sources, Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith, well known for their books on western women, have brought together stories and images that erase the stereotypes and bring to life the infinite variety of the experience of growing up in the American West.

Child and youth misbehaviour in South Africa - A holistic approach (Paperback, 4td ed): Christiaan Bezuidenhout Child and youth misbehaviour in South Africa - A holistic approach (Paperback, 4td ed)
Christiaan Bezuidenhout
R495 R434 Discovery Miles 4 340 Save R61 (12%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days

South Africa has a broad and complex history that has greatly influenced the unique, diverse and democratic country that we know today. One of the many challenges South Africa faces is crime, with those crimes committed by youthful offenders being the most distressing - it is sadly not unusual to hear of youths who have been involved in murder, rape or robbery. In addition, sexual offences among children are occurring more frequently, and the number of child victims of abuse and domestic violence is also on the rise. An added and escalating danger for children is falling prey to ruthless traffickers and being used as sex workers or slaves. Despite specific laws having been promulgated to protect them, many children are still growing up in unforgiving environments that never allow them the opportunity to develop morally according to the prescriptions of a democratic society. Child and youth misbehaviour in South Africa addresses the complex and poorly understood phenomenon of youth misbehaviour. It discusses and analyses various theories on the nature and causes of deviant behaviour, and assesses them critically with regard to their applicability to South Africa. The book presents the relevant legal processes pertaining to young people, and reinforces theoretical explanations with research and real-world examples. The female youth offender is also discussed in depth in this edition. Child and youth misbehaviour in South Africa is aimed at enabling both practitioners and students to address the plight of the South African youth in a constructive way so they can become part of creating a safer South Africa for all its people. Professor Christiaan Bezuidenhout holds a BA (Criminology), BA Honours (Criminology), MA (Criminology), DPhil (Criminology) and an MSc (Criminology and Criminal Justice) from the University of Oxford. He is currently attached to the Department of Social Work and Criminology, University of Pretoria, where he teaches psychocriminology, criminal justice and contemporary criminology at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

We Walk - Life with Severe Autism (Hardcover): Amy S. F. Lutz We Walk - Life with Severe Autism (Hardcover)
Amy S. F. Lutz
R567 R449 Discovery Miles 4 490 Save R118 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

In this collection of beautiful and raw essays, Amy S. F. Lutz writes openly about her experience-the positive and the negative-as a mother of a now twenty-one-year-old son with severe autism. Lutz's human emotion drives through each page and challenges commonly held ideas that define autism either as a disease or as neurodiversity. We Walk is inspired by her own questions: What is the place of intellectually and developmentally disabled people in society? What responsibilities do we, as citizens and human beings, have to one another? Who should decide for those who cannot decide for themselves? What is the meaning of religion to someone with no abstract language? Exploring these questions, We Walk directly-and humanly-examines social issues such as inclusion, religion, therapeutics, and friendship through the lens of severe autism. In a world where public perception of autism is largely shaped by the "quirky geniuses" featured on television shows like The Big Bang Theory and The Good Doctor, We Walk demands that we center our debates about this disorder on those who are most affected by its impacts.

Monitoring Maternal and Child Morbidity and Mortality in South Africa - Strengthening Surveillance Strategies (Paperback): T.X.... Monitoring Maternal and Child Morbidity and Mortality in South Africa - Strengthening Surveillance Strategies (Paperback)
T.X. Maluleke, C. Hongoro, D. Labadarios, D.J. Ncayiyana, J. Freeman
R295 R244 Discovery Miles 2 440 Save R51 (17%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

In the last decade, South Africa has made significant progress in reducing child and maternal mortality rates. Although progress has been made in improving levels of maternal and child morbidity and mortality, it is important to indicate that data used are based on varied sources and systems that sometimes yield conflicting data. South Africa has a well-established statistics system. However, not all deaths are registered and the quality of the cause-of-death information is often inadequate. The Improvement of Maternal and Child Morbidity and Mortality Surveillance (MIMMS) project was initiated to address challenges, bottlenecks and short comings within the surveillance system that compromise the efficiency and effectiveness of the system. Monitoring Maternal and Child Morbidity and Mortality in South Africa is a critical resource that gives insight to the current state of the existing surveillance system and how to strength strategies for monitoring maternal and child morbidity and mortality.

Jumbo: The Most Famous Elephant Who Ever Lived (Hardcover): Alexandra Stewart Jumbo: The Most Famous Elephant Who Ever Lived (Hardcover)
Alexandra Stewart; Illustrated by Emily Sutton 1
R358 R252 Discovery Miles 2 520 Save R106 (30%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Roll up! Roll up! And meet the incredible, the colossal, the world-famous . JUMBO!

Our story begins in 1860, in the mountains of East Africa, where a baby elephant struggles to his feet and takes his first shaky steps .

This is the deeply touching story of an elephant who captured the world's imagination, brought beautifully to life with enchanting storytelling and gorgeous artwork. Follow Jumbo's amazing journey from his remote home in the rugged mountains of East Africa and the time he spent delighting visitors with elephant rides and comedy routines at London Zoo. Be amazed by his spectacular stint in P.T. Barnum's 'Greatest Show on Earth' and how he led a herd of elephants across the newly-built Brooklyn Bridge to test its strength. Discover how Jumbo's remarkable life and legacy transformed our understanding and treatment of these magnificent creatures.

With a page-turning narrative by Alexandra Stewart and breathtakingly beautiful artwork by Emily Sutton, the true story of Jumbo's incredible life will fascinate young and old alike.

Children in Changing Worlds - Sociocultural and Temporal Perspectives (Paperback): Ross D. Parke, Glen H. Elder Jr Children in Changing Worlds - Sociocultural and Temporal Perspectives (Paperback)
Ross D. Parke, Glen H. Elder Jr
R739 Discovery Miles 7 390 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Children live in rapidly changing times that require them to constantly adapt to new economic, social, and cultural conditions. In this book, a distinguished, interdisciplinary group of scholars explores the issues faced by children in contemporary societies, such as discrimination in school and neighborhoods, the emergence of new family forms, the availability of new communication technologies, and economic hardship, as well as the stresses associated with immigration, war, and famine. The book applies a historical, cultural, and life-course developmental framework for understanding the factors that affect how children adjust to these challenges, and offers a new perspective on how changing historical circumstances alter children's developmental outcomes. It is ideal for researchers and graduate students in developmental and educational psychology or the sociology and anthropology of childhood.

The Victorian Town Child (Hardcover): Pamela Horn The Victorian Town Child (Hardcover)
Pamela Horn
R2,433 Discovery Miles 24 330 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

As nineteenth-century Britain became increasingly urbanized and industrialized, the number of children living in towns grew rapidly. At the same time, Horn considers the increasing divisions within urban society, not only between market towns and major manufacturing and trading centers, but within individual towns, as rich and poor became more segregated.

During the Victorian period, public attitudes toward children and childhood shifted dramatically, often to the detriment of those at the lower end of the social scale--including paupers and juvenile delinquents. Drawing on original research, including anecdotes, first-hand accounts, and a wealth of photographs, The Victorian Town Child describes in detail the changing lives of all classes of Victorian town children, from those of prosperous business and professional families to working-class families, where unemployment and overcrowding were particular problems. Horn also examines the issues of juvenile labor and exploitation, how factory work and education were combined, how crime and punishment were dealt with among children, and the changes in health and infant death rates over the period.

Eating On The Street - Teaching Literacy in a Multicultural Society (Paperback, New Ed): David Schaafsma Eating On The Street - Teaching Literacy in a Multicultural Society (Paperback, New Ed)
David Schaafsma
R839 Discovery Miles 8 390 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

During a field trip in Detroit on a summer day in 1989, a group of African American fifth-, sixth-, and seventh-graders talked, laughed, and ate snacks as they walked. Later, in the teacher\u2019s lounge, Jeanetta, an African American teacher chided the teachers, black and white, for not correcting poor black students for \u201ceating on the street,\u201d something she saw as stereotypical behavior that stigmatized students. These thirty children from Detroit\u2019s Cass Corridor neighborhood were enrolled in the Dewey Center Community Writing Project. Taught by seven teachers from the University of Michigan and the Detroit public schools, the program guided students to explore, to interpret, and to write about their community. According to David Schaafsma, one of the teachers, the \u201ceating on the street\u201d controversy is emblematic of how cultural values and cultural differences affect education in American schools today. From this incident Schaafsma has written a powerful and compelling book about the struggle of teaching literacy in a racially divided society and the importance of story and storytelling in the educational process. At the core of this book is the idea of storytelling as an interactive experience for both the teller and listener. Schaafsma begins by telling his own version of the \u201ceating on the street\u201d conflict. He describes the history of the writing program and offers rich samples of the students\u2019 writing about their lives in a troubled neighborhood. After the summer program, Schaafsma interviewed all the teachers about their own version of events, their personal histories, and their work as educators. Eating on the Street presents all of these layered stories - by Schaafsma, his collegues, and the students - to illustrate how talking across multiple perspectives can enrich the learning process and the community-building process outside the classroom as well. These accounts have strong implications for multicultural education today. They will interest teachers, educational experts, administrators, and researchers. Uniting theory and practice, Eating on the Street is on the cutting edge of pioneering work in educational research.

Child And Adolescent Development - An Expanded Focus For Public Health In Africa (Paperback): Mark Tomlinson, Charlotte Hanlon,... Child And Adolescent Development - An Expanded Focus For Public Health In Africa (Paperback)
Mark Tomlinson, Charlotte Hanlon, Anne Stevenson
R519 R451 Discovery Miles 4 510 Save R68 (13%) In stock

Global public health has improved vastly during the past 25 years, and especially in the survival of infants and young children. However, many of these children, particularly in Africa, continue to live in poverty and in unhealthy, unsupportive environments, and will not be able to meet their developmental potential. In other words, they will survive but not thrive. The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) stress sustainable development, not just survival and disease reduction, and the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health proposes a Survive (end preventable deaths), Thrive (ensure health and wellbeing) and Transform (expand enabling environments) agenda. For children to thrive they must make good developmental progress from birth until the end of adolescence.

Addressing the social determinants of developmental problems, this volume offers a broad, contextualised understanding of the factors that impact on children and adolescents in Africa. Unlike other works on the subject it is Africa-wide in its scope, with case studies in Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda and South Africa. Covering mental health as well as physical and social development, it looks at policies and practice, culture and priorities for research, identifying challenges and proposing solutions.

Recommended for academics, students and practitioners in psychology, including developmental psychology, child clinical psychology, developmental psychopathology, psychiatry, human ecology, and in schools of education. It will also be of interest to nurses and paediatricians, health workers and those interested in early childhood development.

Socialization of the Young Child - Selected Themes (Paperback): Mw De Witt, M.I. Booysen Socialization of the Young Child - Selected Themes (Paperback)
Mw De Witt, M.I. Booysen
R90 R80 Discovery Miles 800 Save R10 (11%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days
Childhood (Paperback): Michael Wyness Childhood (Paperback)
Michael Wyness
R436 Discovery Miles 4 360 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

What is childhood? In recent years, a cluster of critical and complex ideas have emerged around the nature of biological, social and psychological growth in the early years, reflecting the changing nature of adult - child relations, and political and cultural understandings of childhood in the twenty-first century. In this clear and concise book, Michael Wyness offers fresh insights into the current state of play within childhood studies. Drawing on work from a number of disciplines including sociology, geography and history, he discusses the contested terrain of theoretical and research advances with particular attention to the notion of children s agency and the concept of global childhoods. Key conceptual debates are illustrated through a range of contemporary issues that affect children and adults, including inequality, child abuse, ill-health, child labour, sexualization and identity formation. This book will appeal to students and academics within the fields of sociology, education, geography, history and childhood studies.

Tales From When I Were A Lad - More snapshots from a time that Health & Safety forgot (Hardcover): Andrew Davies Tales From When I Were A Lad - More snapshots from a time that Health & Safety forgot (Hardcover)
Andrew Davies 1
R294 R220 Discovery Miles 2 200 Save R74 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Awwww, the old days. A time when grime were fashionable, school sports a menace and exotic holidays were anywhere you couldn't cycle to. Take a nostalgic trip back to a time before risk assessment and child welfare, when teachers could belt you over the backside with any hard object smaller than a kettle, and kids could buy fireworks and light casual bonfires. Jam-packed with photos that could be never taken today. Children pose on walls, lean out of high-speed fairground rides and sit happily in the middle of road junctions.

Online Risk to Children - Impact, Protection and Prevention (Paperback): Jon Brown Online Risk to Children - Impact, Protection and Prevention (Paperback)
Jon Brown
R990 R917 Discovery Miles 9 170 Save R73 (7%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Online Risk to Children brings together the most up-to-date theory, policy, and best practices for online child protection and abuse prevention. * Moves beyond offender assessment and treatment to discuss the impact of online abuse on children themselves, and the risks and vulnerabilities inherent in their constantly connected lives * Global in scope, setting contributions from leading researchers and practitioners in the UK in international context via chapters from Australia, the USA and Europe. * Key topics covered include cyberbullying, peer-oriented abuse, victim treatment approaches, international law enforcement strategies, policy responses, and the role of schools and industry

Restless Virgins - Love, Sex, and Survival in Prep School (Paperback): Abigail Jones, Marissa Miley Restless Virgins - Love, Sex, and Survival in Prep School (Paperback)
Abigail Jones, Marissa Miley
R333 R312 Discovery Miles 3 120 Save R21 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Established in 1798, Milton Academy had always had a proud history of achievement, integrity, and pride--until a sex scandal rocked the campus and made headlines in the spring of 2005. Written by two Milton graduates who know this world--and these students--like no others, "Restless Virgins" follows a group of seniors who were there as the "incident" (as it came to be called) unfolded. Startling, riveting, important, and true, it offers an honest, intimate look at the real lives of today's teens--an eye-opening yet sensitive depiction of normal kids with normal struggles that no teen, parent, or educator can afford to ignore.

The Deepest Well - Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity (Standard format, CD): Nadine Burke Harris The Deepest Well - Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity (Standard format, CD)
Nadine Burke Harris; Read by Nadine Burke Harris
R788 R700 Discovery Miles 7 000 Save R88 (11%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Norwich - One Tiny Vermont Town's Secret to Happiness and Excellence (Hardcover): Karen Crouse Norwich - One Tiny Vermont Town's Secret to Happiness and Excellence (Hardcover)
Karen Crouse
R596 R540 Discovery Miles 5 400 Save R56 (9%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
When the Children Came Home - Stories of Wartime Evacuees (Paperback): Julie Summers When the Children Came Home - Stories of Wartime Evacuees (Paperback)
Julie Summers 1
R258 R189 Discovery Miles 1 890 Save R69 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

On 1 September 1939 Operation Pied Piper bgan to place the children of Britain's industrial cities beyond the reach of the Luftwaffe. 1.5 million children, pregnant women and schoolteachers were evacuated in 3 days. A further 2 million children were evacuated privately; the largest mass evacuation of children in British history. Some children went abroad, others were sent to institutions, but the majority were billeted with foster families. Some were away for weeks or months, others for years. Homecoming was not always easy and a few described it as more difficult than going away in the first place. In When the Children Came Home Julie Summers tells us what happened when these children returned to their families. She looks at the different waves of British evacuation during WWII and explores how they coped both in the immediate aftermath of the war, and in later life. For some it was a wonderful experience that enriched their whole lives, for others it cast a long shadow, for a few it changed things for ever. Using interviews, written accounts and memoirs, When the Children Came Homeweaves together a collection of personal stories to create a warm and compelling portrait of wartime Britain from the children's perspective.

A Magna Carta for Children? - Rethinking Children's Rights (Paperback): Michael Freeman A Magna Carta for Children? - Rethinking Children's Rights (Paperback)
Michael Freeman
R819 Discovery Miles 8 190 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is the most widely ratified human rights treaty in the world, yet everyday children still face poverty, violence, war, disease and disaster. Are the rights we currently afford to children enough? Combining historical analysis with international human rights law, Michael Freeman considers early legal and philosophical theories on children's rights before exploring the impact and limitations of the Convention itself. He also suggests ways that we may rethink children's rights in the future as well as identifying key areas for reform. This book will appeal to an interdisciplinary audience who are interested in children's rights, children's studies, the history of childhood, international human rights, and comparative family law. It is a crucial restatement of the importance of law, policy and rights in improving children's lives.

A History of Childhood (Paperback, 2nd Edition): Colin Heywood A History of Childhood (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Colin Heywood
R515 Discovery Miles 5 150 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Colin Heywood s rich account of childhood from the early Middle Ages to the First World War provides a concise and readable synthesis of the extensive literature on childhood. He gives a long-run historical perspective on the key dimensions to childhood, including ideas on the nature of the child, relationships with parents, interactions with others of a similar age, and children's health, working life and education. The period covered runs from the early Middle Ages to the First World War, and the geographical spread runs from North America in the west to Russia in the east. This new, comprehensively updated edition incorporates the findings of the most recent research, and in particular revises and expands the sections on theoretical developments in the new social studies of childhood , on medieval conceptions of the child, on parenting and on children's health. Rather than merely narrating their experiences from the perspectives of adults, Heywood incorporates children s testimonies, looking up as well as down . Paying careful attention to the elements of continuity as well as change in this field, Heywood argues that there is a cruel paradox at the heart of childhood in the past; on the one hand, material conditions for children have greatly improved, on the other, the business of preparing for adulthood has become more complicated in urban and industrial societies, and the young now face a bewildering array of choices and expectations. A History of Childhood, 2nd Edition will be an essential introduction to the subject for students of history, social sciences and cultural studies.

Permission to Feel - The Power of Emotional Intelligence to Achieve Well-Being and Success (Paperback): Marc Brackett Permission to Feel - The Power of Emotional Intelligence to Achieve Well-Being and Success (Paperback)
Marc Brackett
R421 R342 Discovery Miles 3 420 Save R79 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
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