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Child Development A Practitioner's Guide

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ISBN-10: 1606239090

ISBN-13: 9781606239094

Edition: 3rd 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Douglas D. Davies

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List price: $170.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 8/1/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 494
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Contexts of Development: A Transactional Approach
Perspectives on Development
The Maturational Perspective
The Transactional Model of Development
Developmental Pathways and Intervention
Attachment as a Context of Development
How Attachment Develops
Functions of Attachment
Patterns of Attachment
Attachment Classifications
Attachment, Class, and Culture
The Universality of Attachment
Attachment and Future Development
Parental Models of Attachment
Attachment Theory and Family Systems Theory
The Attachment Perspective in the Assessment of Young Children
Kelly and Her Mother: A Case Example
Brain Development
Sequence of Brain Development
Early Brain Growth: Synaptogenesis and Myelination
Synaptic Overproduction and Pruning
Plasticity and Experience
Bonding, Attachment, and Brain Development
Mirror Neurons and the Social Brain
Can Parents Build Better Brains?
Risk and Protective Factors Influencing Brain Development
Stress, Trauma, and Brain Development
Early Trauma and Brain Development
Studies of Institutionally Deprived Young Children
Risk and Protective Factors: The Child, Family, and Community Contexts
Research on Risk and Resilience
Protective Factors and Processes
Risk Factors
Conclusion
Summary of Risk and Protective Factors
Analysis of Risk and Protective Factors: Practice Applications
How to Use Risk Factor Analysis
Prediction of Risk: Assessing Current Risk and Protective Factors
Retrospective Analysis of Risk and Protective Factors
The Course of Child Development
A Developmental Lens on Childhood
Barriers to Understanding the Child's Perspective
Dynamics of Developmental Change
Interactions between Maturation and Environment
Thinking Developmentally in Assessment and Intervention
Organization of Developmental Chapters
Infant Development
The Interaction between Maturation and Caregiving
Brain Development: The Importance of Early Experience
Metaphors of Infant-Parent Transactions
Caregivers' Adaptations to Developmental Change
The Neonatal Period: Birth-4 Weeks
Age 1-3 Months
Age 3-6 Months
A Normal Infant and a Competent Parent: A Case Example
Age 6-12 Months
Summary of Infant Development, Birth-12 Months of Age
Practice with Infants
Assessment Issues
Assessment and Brief Interventions with an Infant and Her Family: A Case Example
Observation Exercises
Toddler Development
Physical Development
Attachment and Secure Base Behavior
Cognitive Development
Language and Communication
Symbolic Communication and Play
Regulation of Emotion and Behavior
Moral Development
The Developing Self
Summary of Toddler Development, 1-3 Years of Age
Practice with Toddlers
Assessment
Assessment of Toddler Development: A Case Example
Intervention: Parent-Child Therapy
Parent-Child Therapy with an Abused Toddler: A Case Example
Observation Exercises
Interview Exercises
Preschool Development
Physical Development
Attachment
Social Development
Language Development
Symbolic Communication and Play
Cognitive Development
Regulation of Emotion and Behavior
Moral Development
The Developing Self
Summary of Preschool Development, 3-6 Years of Age
Practice with Preschoolers
Assessment
Child Care Consultation with a Preschool Child: A Case Example
Intervention with Preschoolers: Play Therapy
Using Play in the Treatment of Preschoolers
Medical Treatment as a Developmental Interference
Play Therapy with a Preschool Child: A Case Example
Observation Exercise
Middle Childhood Development
Physical Development
The Transition from Preschool to Middle Childhood
Attachment
Social Development
Language and Communication
Play and Fantasy
Cognitive Development
Self-Regulation
Moral Development
Sense of Self
Toward Adolescence
Summary of Middle Childhood Development, 6-12 Years of Age
Practice with School-Age Children
Assessment
Intervention
Working to Master the Trauma of Repeated Abuse: A Case Example
Using Developmental Strengths: A Case Example
Observation Exercises
Conclusion: Developmental Knowledge and Practice
Applying Practice Knowledge and Skills
Ever-Present Complications in Practice
Intervention and Developmental Outcome
References
Index