Nurturing Resilience in Our Children
Answers to the Most Important Parenting Questions
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Nurturing Resilience in Our Children by Robert B. Brooks
Book DescriptionYou can help your children feel confident, confront life's challenges, and bounce back from the frustrations that come with growing up. I think my wife and I provide our children with a great deal of love, a good education, and enriching community activities. Are these things enough to guarantee that our children will be resilient? Sometimes the mean things my ten-year-old son and my thirteen-year-old daughter say to other kids or even each other surprise me. What can we do to help them to be more considerate and empathic? Is resilience inherited, at least in part?"Nurturing Resilience in Our Children" is Drs. Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein's follow-up to their revolutionary bestseller, "Raising Resilient Children". Here they expand their theory of resilience with in-depth answers to the many questions they've received from parents just like you. In "Nurturing Resilience in Our Children", you will learn how to help your children acquire the building blocks of resilience and reinforce those lessons on a day-to-day basis. When you instill resilience in your children, you give them the emotional tools they need to resolve problems and make sensible, reasoned decisions throughout their lives. The resilient child also learns how to develop self-control, build interpersonal skills, and handle challenges and frustrations more effectively. If you have questions about resilience and your child, you'll find the answers here in "Nurturing Resilience in Our Children".
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780658021107
(228mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: NTC Publishing Group,U.S.
Publisher: NTC Publishing Group,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Robert B. Brooks
Handbook of Resilience in Children, Paperback (November 2014)
The second edition of this book expands its focus on resilience in children who overcome adversity to examine its development in those not considered at risk. Offers strategies for building resilience in the family, in school and in the therapist's office.
Understanding and Managing Children's Classroom Behavior, Hardback (April 2007)
Providing essential background information and thorough overviews of our current knowledge about children's behavioral, emotional, developmental, and learning problems, Understanding and Managing Children's Classroom Behavior, Second Edition addresses the concept of temperament and its impact on children's behavior and personality.
Seven Steps to Improve Your Child's Social Skills, Paperback (April 2006)
Aimed at children aged 9 to 12 years, this book teaches children how to navigate the complex social universe, and helps them to develop healthy social skills. It helps parents, educators, and health-care workers understand which critical social skills determine success and how to incorporate the teaching of those skills into everyday life.
Angry Children, Worried Parents, Paperback (April 2004)» View all books by Robert B. Brooks
Acknowledging that anger in children is an emotion that cannot be entirely avoided, this guide outlines a 7-step program to promote anger management in children aged 4 to 14. It offers techniques to help children deal with stress and anger, build confidence and resilience, and use effective coping behaviours to avoid dysfunctional behaviour.
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Author Biography - Robert B. Brooks
Robert Brooks, Ph.D., on the faculty of Harvard Medical School, is one of today's leading speakers and authors on the themes of resilience, self-esteem, motivation, and family relationships. Sam Goldstein, Ph.D., a clinical instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Utah and a staff member of the Primary Children's Hospital and the University Neuropsychiatric Institute, is one of today's leading speakers and authorities on child development and neuropsychology.
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