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Title The parents' guide to psychological first aid : helping children and adolescents cope with predictable life crises / edited by Gerald P. Koocher and Annette M. La Greca.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  649.1 Par    ---  Available
Description xx, 364 p. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1. HEALTH ISSUES. Toilet training / Patrick C. Friman -- Bed wetting / Patrick C. Friman -- Fecal soiling / Patrick C. Friman -- Sleep problems / Tonya M. Palermo -- Overeating and obesity / Elissa Jelalian and Amy F. Sato -- Picky eating and concerns about anorexia / Gary X. Lancelotta and Thomas R. Linscheid -- Hygiene problems / Monica L. Stevens and Sheila M. Eyberg -- Pain and medical procedures / Kathleen L. Lemanek and Michael Joseph -- Medical adherence / Ric G. Steele and Timothy D. Nelson -- Helping children cope with a visit to the Dentist / Keith D. Allen and Shelley J. Hosterman -- Part 2. FAMILY ISSUES. Conversing with your uncommunicative child / Robin M. Deutsch -- Coping with the birth of a new sibling / Amanda Gordon -- Sibling rivalry / Rebecca A. Jones and Casey J. Moser -- Temper tantrums and noncompliance / Alison R. Zisser and Sheila M. Eyberg -- Traveling with children / Sanford M. Portnoy and Joan F. Portnoy -- Helping your child cope with divorce / Robin M. Beutsch -- Siblings in stepfamilies / James H. Bray -- Nontraditional families / Nathan D. Doty and Anne E. Kazak -- Discussing family secrets with your child / Karen J. Saywitz and Anna S. Romanoff -- Witnessing parental arguments or domestic violence / Neena M. Malik and Kristin M. Lindahl -- Raising resilient children / Robert B. Brooks and Sam Goldstein -- Part 3. SOCIAL AND PEER ISSUES. Helping your child develop and maintain friendships / Kevin M. David and Barry S. Anton -- Sportsmanship / Jeffrey L. Brown -- Bullying / William S. Pollack and Susan M. Swearer -- Homesickness / Brandon G. Briery -- Coping with a change in caregiver / Barbara Siegel -- Helping children cope with ethnic, religious, and gender differences / Yo Jackson -- Part 4. SCHOOL ISSUES. Making sense of report cards / W. Douglas Tynan and Jennifer Shroff Pendley -- Starting a new school / Jennifer Shroff Pendley and W. Douglas Tynan -- Avoidance and school refusal / Christopher A. Kearney and Courtney Haight -- Conflicts with teachers / Meghan McAuliffe Lines and Jennifer Shroff Pendley -- Coping with the college application process / Julie A. Fulton -- Part 5. ANXIETY ISSUES. Fears and phobias / Wendy K. Silverman -- Separation Anxiety Disorder / Sasha Aschenbrand and Anne Marie Albano -- Shyness and social anxiety / Deborah C. Beidel, Teresa Marino, and Lindsay Scharfstein -- Situational and performance anxiety / Kelly A. O'Neil, Courtney L. Benjamin, Sarah A. Crawley, and Philip C. Kendall -- Imaginary companions / Tracy R. Gleason -- Part 6. SEXUALITY. Sexuality and preschool- and school-aged children / Jeanne Swickard Hoffman -- Masturbation in young children / Carolyn S. Schroeder -- Coming out as gay or lesbian / Neena M. Malik and Kristin M. Lindahl -- Part 7. ADOLESCENT ISSUES. Dating, boyfriends/girlfriends, break-ups / Joanne Davila and Sara J. Steinberg -- Teenage drivers / Gerald P. Koocher -- Cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs / Deborah R. Glasofer and David A. F. Haaga -- Body image and physical appearance concerns / Heather Shaw and Eric Stice -- Suicide risk and self-injury / John D. Guerry, Nadja N. Reilly, and Mitchell J. Prinstein -- Part 8. UNIQUE STRESSORS. Grief and loss in children and families / Linda Sayler Gudas -- Coping with disaster, terrorism, and other trauma / Robin H. Gurwitch and Merritt Schreiber -- How to recognize when your child may need professional help / Gerald P. Koocher and Annette M. La Greca.
Summary Presents articles by recognized experts who provide parents with the information needed in order to help children navigate the many trying problems that typically afflict young people.
Source NBK 5/11 PPL
Subject Child psychology.
Child mental health.
Psychic trauma in children.
Adolescent psychology.
Teenagers -- Mental health.
Psychic trauma in adolescence.
Child Psychology -- Popular Works.
Adolescent Psychology -- Popular Works.
Mental Health -- Popular Works.
Parenting -- Popular Works.
Life Change Events -- Popular Works.
Social Behavior -- Popular Works.
Added Author Koocher, Gerald P.
La Greca, Annette M. (Annette Marie)
ISBN 9780195381917 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0195381912 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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