Child Care And Development 7th Edition

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Child Care And Development 7th Edition

Author : Pamela Minett
ISBN : 9781471899584
Genre : Study Aids
File Size : 32.25 MB
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Deliver a detailed and focused Child Development course with the 7th edition of this textbook from Pamela Minett, designed to cover all the relevant topics in concise and highly illustrated chapters. - Quickly access individual topic areas with concise, focused and clearly laid out chapters. - Build knowledge and understanding with ongoing summative questions at the end of each chapter. - Engage learners with 100s of illustrations and photographs to support understanding of key concepts. - Suitable for all Level 1 and Level 2 specifications.
Category: Study Aids

Child Development And Education

Author : Teresa M. McDevitt
ISBN : 0134806778
Genre : Adolescent psychology
File Size : 87.28 MB
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Comprehensive coverage of child and adolescent development written specifically for educators Written by a developmentalist and an educational psychologist, Child Development and Education, 7th Edition, clearly shows those who will teach and care for children and adolescents how to apply developmental research and theory to their everyday practice. The book explores developmental phenomena and provides opportunities for readers to practice observations of and analyses of what children say, do, and create. This applied approach ensures that future educators can make informed decisions that meet children's and adolescent's needs. Also available with MyLab Education By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Education does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab Education, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Education, search for: 0134805747 / 9780134805740 Child Development and Education plus MyLab Education with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134806727 / 9780134806723 MyLab Education with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Child Development and Education 0134806778 / 9780134806778 Child Development and Education
Category: Adolescent psychology

Concepts For Nursing Practice E Book

Author : Jean Foret Giddens
ISBN : 9780323598095
Genre : Medical
File Size : 41.1 MB
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Learn the core concepts of nursing care and apply them to the clinical setting! Concepts for Nursing Practice, 3rd Edition uses a simplified, intuitive approach to describe 57 important concepts relating to all areas of nursing practice. For easier understanding, this book also makes connections among related concepts and links you to other nursing textbooks. Exemplars for each concept provide useful examples and models, showing how concepts are successfully applied to practice. New to this edition are updated research evidence and a new Population Health concept. Written by conceptual learning expert Jean Giddens, this text will help you build clinical reasoning skills and prepare confidently for almost any clinical nursing situation. Authoritative content written by expert contributors and meticulously edited by concept-based learning expert Jean Giddens sets the standard for the rapidly growing concept-based curriculum movement. A total of 57 important nursing concepts are clearly defined and analyzed, spanning the areas of patient physiology, patient behavior, and the professional nursing environment. Case studies in each chapter make it easier to apply knowledge of nursing concepts to real-world situations. UNIQUE! Featured Exemplars sections describe selected exemplars related to each nursing concept, covering the entire lifespan and all clinical settings, and help you assimilate concepts into practice. UNIQUE! Logical framework of concepts by units and themes helps you form immediate connections among related concepts --- a key to conceptual learning. UNIQUE! Interrelated Concepts illustrations provide visual cues to understanding and help you make connections across concepts. NEW! UPDATED content reflects the latest research evidence and national and international practice guidelines. NEW! Population Health concept reflects the future of nursing, in which health care organizations learn to deliver care that is high in quality, patient-centered, cost-effective, and evidence-based. NEW! Featured Exemplars sections provide a brief explanation of some of the most important exemplars. NEW! Discussion questions in case studies reinforce your understanding of each concept. NEW! UPDATED exemplar links connect you to concept exemplars in other RN- and LPN/LVN-level Elsevier nursing titles.
Category: Medical

Guiding Children S Social Development And Learning Theory And Skills

Author : Marjorie Kostelnik
ISBN : 9781337515733
Genre : Education
File Size : 80.43 MB
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Updated throughout and featuring an emphasis on NAEYC and other standards, GUIDING CHILDREN'S SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING: THEORY AND SKILLS, Ninth Edition, provides a comprehensive overview of child guidance and social development. Focusing on children from ages birth through 12 years, it provides a seamless transition from the pre-primary to the primary years and addresses the needs of practitioners working with children in a variety of group settings. Readers learn how to help children develop social competence and positive feelings about themselves, and how to work with children and families from many different backgrounds and circumstances. The book eliminates much of the guesswork and frustration that can hinder practitioners' efforts to influence children's social development and behavior -- providing a unified framework for decision-making and professional practice that incorporates sound principles of children's development, relationship enhancement, and behavior management. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Education

Management Of Child Development Centers

Author : Patricia F. Hearron
ISBN : 0137029446
Genre : Education
File Size : 59.67 MB
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Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0133830942. Based on the premise that high-quality programs for young children are an essential support for families--a part of the family ecosystem--this resource demonstrates how managers of programs for young children must understand the value of family, as well as the relationships between family, program, and community. Part I of Management of Child Development Programs provides an overview of the demographic and theoretical context within which child development programs operate. Part II focuses on 12 core competencies, derived from a review of currently literature in the field and aligned with NAEYC accreditation criteria, including: personal and professional self-awareness; organizational, fiscal, and personnel management; human relations; facilities management; health and safety; food service; educational programming; family support; marketing and public relations; assessment and evaluation. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. The Enhanced Pearson eText may be purchased stand-alone or with a loose-leaf version of the text for 40-65% less than a print bound book. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.
Category: Education

Child Youth And Family Health Strengthening Communities

Author : Margaret Barnes
ISBN : 9780729581554
Genre : Medical
File Size : 67.57 MB
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A fresh new e-book edition, focusing on the importance of collaboration between healthcare professionals and the community. The second e-book edition of Child, Youth and Family Health builds its focus on the importance of a collaborative partnership between healthcare professionals and members of the community. This approach is vital in supporting, maintaining and strengthening individual and community health across a range of contexts and life stages. Child, Youth and Family Health 2e e-book begins by discussing issues and challenges in child, youth and family health, before addressing contexts for nursing and midwifery, all of which helps readers apply theory to practice. This community healthcare textbook offers additional insight into the importance of the healthcare professional’s role when working with children, young people and their families, and looks at practical approaches such as program development, supporting family transitions and mental health promotion. There are three new chapters: ‘Communication with children, young people and families – a family strengths-based approach’, ‘Acute illness: Care for the child and their family’ and 'Health promotion through early childhood' along with a range of clinical scenarios, research highlights, practice highlights and critical questions and reflections. Written by authors who are nurses, midwives, early childhood educators and academics, along with a respected team of contributors and editors, Child, Youth and Family Health 2e provides an engaging perspective on the fundamental challenges and issues affecting the health and wellness of infants, children, young people and their families in Australia and New Zealand. Clinical Scenarios integrated throughout to provide context for practice. Research highlights provide examples of the most recent research and evidence based practice. Practice highlights feature up-to-date examples of best practice, policies and procedures in Australia and New Zealand. Key Points summarise the main issues in each chapter. Critical questions and reflection feature at the end of each chapter as a tool for tutorials. Useful Resources provide weblinks for up-to-date data, statistics, organisations and programs. Extensive references provide for further reading and research. Chapter 5 ‘Communication with children, young people and families’ completely revised with a ‘family strengths’ approach. New Chapter 8 'Health promotion through early childhood'. New Chapter 9 ‘Acute illness: Care for the child and their family’. Completely revised and updated with current statistics and data. Inclusion of contemporary public health policy. Inclusion of contemporary legislative and regulatory frameworks for health professionals.
Category: Medical

Nurse As Educator

Author : Susan B. Bastable
ISBN : 9780763770167
Genre : Medical
File Size : 80.62 MB
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Nurse as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice prepares nurse educators, clinical nurse specialists, and nurse practitioners for their ever-increasing roles in patient teaching, health education, health promotion, and nursing education. Designed to teach nurses about the development, motivational, and sociocultural differences that affect teaching and learning, this text combines theoretical and pragmatic content in a balanced, complete style. The Third Edition of this best-selling text has been updated and revised to include the latest research. Nurse as Educator is used extensively in nursing educations courses and programs, as well as in both institutional and community-based settings.
Category: Medical

Current Catalog

Author : National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
ISBN : UOM:39015085485707
Genre : Medicine
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First multi-year cumulation covers six years: 1965-70.
Category: Medicine

Week By Week Plans For Documenting Children S Development

Author : Barbara Ann Nilsen
ISBN : 9781305501003
Genre : Education
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WEEK BY WEEK: PLANS FOR DOCUMENTING CHILDREN'S DEVELOPMENT, 7th Edition helps pre-service and in-service teachers manage detailed, meaningful documentation of their young students' development and achievements while attending to the other functions necessary to keep children safe and actively involved in learning. This all-purpose guide provides a concrete, systematic plan for recording each child's growth in all developmental areas. It also presents observation methods, reviews principles of child development as a framework for observation, and applies appropriate practice to authentic assessment. The text also provides many different practical observation forms that any teacher can modify and use to document children's development and learning. This edition features integrated coverage of NAEYC standards and Developmentally Appropriate Practices, and learning objectives. Real-life examples, practical tips, forms with clear instructions, and step-by-step guidelines for gathering observational information and building a portfolio for each child make the book useful to teachers in training as well as practicing professionals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Education

Child And Adolescent Development In Your Classroom

Author : Christi Crosby Bergin
ISBN : 9781285965604
Genre : Education
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Covering development from early childhood through high school in an easy-to-follow format, this book provides future teachers with authentic, research-based strategies and guidelines for their classrooms. The authors apply child development concepts to topics of high interest and relevance to teachers, including classroom discipline, constructivism, social-emotional development, and many others. A strong emphasis on diversity among children is reflected throughout. Case studies and real-world vignettes further bridge the distance between research and the classroom, helping future teachers be better prepared to create an environment that promotes optimal development in children. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Education

Primary Care Of The Child With A Chronic Condition E Book

Author : Patricia Jackson Allen
ISBN : 9780323080880
Genre : Medical
File Size : 70.85 MB
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Written by nurse practitioners for nurse practitioners, this one-of-a-kind resource provides the expert guidance you need to provide comprehensive primary care to children with special needs and their families. It addresses specific conditions that require alterations in standard primary care and offers practical advice on managing the major issues common to children with chronic conditions. A consistent format makes it easy to locate essential information on each condition. Plus, valuable resources help you manage the issues and gaps in health care coverage that may hinder quality care. This is the only book authored by Nurse Practitioners that focuses on managing the primary health care needs of children with chronic conditions. More than 60 expert contributors provide the most current information available on specific conditions. Comprehensive summary boxes at the end of all chronic conditions chapters provide at-a-glance access to key information. Resource lists at the end of each chronic condition chapter direct you to helpful websites, national organizations, and additional sources of information that you can share with parents and families. Updated references ensure you have access to the most current, evidence-based coverage of the latest research findings and management protocols. Four new chapters — Celiac Disease, Eating Disorders, Muscular Dystrophy, and Obesity — keep you up to date with the latest developments in treating these conditions. Autism content is updated with the latest research on autism spectrum disorders, including current methods of evaluation, identification, and management. Coverage of systems of care features new information on how to help families obtain high-quality and cost-effective coordinated services within our complex health care system. Easy-to-find boxes in the chronic conditions chapters summarize important information on treatment, associated problems, clinical manifestations, and differential diagnosis.
Category: Medical

Introduction To Maternity Pediatric Nursing E Book

Author : Gloria Leifer
ISBN : 9780323293570
Genre : Medical
File Size : 45.53 MB
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Part of the popular LPN Threads series, Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing provides a solid foundation in obstetrics and pediatric nursing. An easy-to-follow organization by developmental stages, discussion of disorders by body system from simple-to-complex and health-to-illness, and a focus on family health make it a complete guide to caring for maternity and pediatric patients. Written in a clear, concise style by Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, this edition reflects the current NCLEX® test plan with additional material on safety, health promotion, nutrition, and related psychosocial care. Cultural Considerations boxes and a Cultural Assessment Data Collection Tool help in developing individualized plans of care. Updated health promotion content includes Health Promotion boxes focusing on preventive strategies for achieving prenatal wellness, health during pregnancy, postnatal health, and pediatric illness prevention and wellness -- including the complete immunization schedules for all ages. Nursing Tips provide information applying to the clinical setting. Objectives are listed in each chapter opener. Key terms include phonetic pronunciations and text page references at the beginning of each chapter. Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions help you understand how a care plan is developed, how to evaluate care of a patient, and how to apply critical thinking skills. A companion Evolve website includes animations, videos, answers to review questions and answer guidelines for critical thinking questions, an English/Spanish audio glossary, critical thinking case studies, and additional review questions for the NCLEX examination.
Category: Medical

Forthcoming Books

Author : Rose Arny
ISBN : UOM:39015046802248
Genre : American literature
File Size : 65.68 MB
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Category: American literature

Art And Creative Development For Young Children

Author : J. Englebright Fox
ISBN : 9780495913122
Genre : Education
File Size : 72.10 MB
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ART AND CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, 7th Edition, is a comprehensive, must-have resource for establishing and implementing a developmentally appropriate art program. Written for pre-service and in-service early childhood professionals in child care, preschool, or kindergarten through third grade settings, the text takes a child-centered approach to art education. The book blends theory and research with practical applications as it discusses important topics and issues related to creative experience, including art and the developing child, special needs and diversity, and children's artistic development. Also discussed are planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating art along with strategies for integrating art across the curriculum. The updated Seventh Edition gives greater emphasis to communication with families, and includes such new topics as digital camerawork and the use of recycled materials in art. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Education

Infant And Child Care

Author : William Fowler
ISBN : 0205065147
Genre : Child development
File Size : 29.45 MB
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Category: Child development

Sourcebook On Parenting And Child Care

Author : Kathryn Hammell Carpenter
ISBN : UOM:39015033334346
Genre : Reference
File Size : 80.68 MB
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"This thorough and well-written source-book will be useful to professionals, parents, students, and acquisitions librarians. Nothing else available has its breadth of scope.... Recommended for academic and public libraries". -- Library Journal "An excellent reference book.... for all parents and organizations working to make the world a better place for children". -- Reviews from Parent Council The Sourcebook on Parenting and Child Care features "the best of the best" in reference material and other information sources, serving as both an outstanding collection tool for librarians and a one-stop source for information for interested parents and professionals. Covering materials from noted childhood experts like Dr. Benjamin Spock and Penelope Leach, the sourcebook reviews sources on a variety of parenting topics ranging from motherhood and fatherhood to religious training and substance abuse. The author has divided the book into seven parts, each focusing on a specific subject area. Entries include the classics as well as recent literature, with the author's choices of "best" highlighted for easy reference. The chapters conclude with a directory of related organizations or resource centers. The reference section provides both print and nonprint reference tools, including electronic indexing and abstracting services, Interact resources, and commercial online networks.
Category: Reference

Social Referencing And The Social Construction Of Reality In Infancy

Author : S. Feinman
ISBN : 9781489924629
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 85.20 MB
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Integrating the perspectives of a number of disciplines, this work examines social referencing in infants within the broader contexts of cognition, social relations, and human society as a whole.
Category: Psychology

Community Action Research

Author : Roger N. Reeb
ISBN : 9781136441516
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 55.50 MB
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Discover how to better help those in your community in need of services Community Action Research comprehensively explores models for community action research, incorporating quantitative and qualitative research to highlight the advantages to community members as well as the volunteers/paraprofessionals who implement the services. Respected experts present the latest research on the fulfillment of the needs of community members as well as the benefits to the volunteers and paraprofessionals, including psychological empowerment, psychological sense of community, and other facets of personal development. Community Action Research is helpfully organized into two sections. The first section presents a sample of empirical studies that examines whether community action research demonstrated benefits for community members. The second section provides empirical studies that show the positive impact of community action research on the personal development of volunteers and paraprofessionals who provided the research-related services. This detailed text is carefully referenced and uses several tables to enhance understanding of research data. Community Action Research discusses: the Adolescent Diversion Project as an alternative to juvenile court home-based behavior modification programs for autistic children the People Awakening Project and the role paraprofessionals played in Alaska Native sobriety a crime prevention project launched by a residential neighborhood association the Actual Community Empowerment Reading Program which utilized community members as literacy tutors the Community Service Self-Efficacy Scale’s reliability and validity the Hawaiian Studies Program’s weekly participation in community service-learning exercises and more! Community Action Research is insightful reading for psychologists, sociologists, social workers, criminal justice researchers and professionals, community counselors, practitioners and researchers in community prevention and intervention, clinical supervisors, service learning specialists, educators, students, and mental health and human services program administrators, planners, or evaluators.
Category: Psychology

Understanding Child Development

Author : Rosalind Charlesworth
ISBN : PSU:000062429573
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 85.88 MB
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Understanding Child Development, 7e is a text designed for students in early childhood teacher preparation programs, and for teacher's in-service and those in related in-service and preparation programs. It is now available in the seventh edition, and includes many new features and benefits. For students, it introduces the unique qualities of the young child as distinguished from older children, and demonstrates how to work with young children in ways that correspond with their individual developmental level and social and cultural environment. For in-service teachers, the text offers an opportunity to evaluate their views of young children and compare them with the views presented in the text. In each section of the book, critical social and cultural factors are related to young children's development, and factors relevant to working with children with special needs are integrated throughout the text. Other areas covered include developmentally appropriate practice, readiness, assessment, working with children and families from diverse cultures, development of early stages of reading, the importance of brain development, and play and learning. Content is connected directly to the importance of play and technology to a young child's learning is included, along with the popular theoretical views of learning. Many real life examples and anecdotes are included in the text in order to make theory and research come alive. The text is organized in larger sections with chapter divisions that provide the reader with easily digested segments of material. Each chapter includes boxed problems for reflection and for further learning, as well as further activities, reference lists, and review questions at the end of each chapter. The text includes many examples, explanatory charts, and full color photographs, and the online resources are expanded.
Category: Psychology