Learn how lifestyle can impact both positively and negatively on mental and emotional functioning, and practical strategies to help young people make healthier choices regarding sleep, nutrition, physical activity, and relaxation. (Author abstract)
How do you engage teens so that your relationship with them becomes a regulating experience? Learn how clinicians can apply brain/body research to recognize intervention opportunities with teens that facilitate new learning about managing feelings and distress. Explore how different models can be used, with special attention to teens struggling with aggressive behaviors. (Author abstract)
This set of three slide presentations shares findings on the effectiveness of home visiting programs in engaging fathers. The first presentation discusses findings from a study that reviewed research on programs and services to support fathers, including the use of home visiting programs. It found home-visiting programs for fathers are uncommon but may be increasing, most programs are an expansion of services offered to mothers and children, programs may have difficulty convincing families and staff that the programs are for men, and that there is insufficient research to evaluate the…
This bibliography is a compilation of resources regarding the impact of military service on marriage and family life. It is divided into two sections-- 1) Further Scholarly Summaries of Research on Military Service and Marriage and 2) A Bibliography of Research on Military Service and Marriage.
Parents Are Forever leads parents gently, in step-by-step fashion, toward becoming successful coparents after divorce. Based on the grief recovery model, this book tells moms and dads exactly what they need to do to help the children they love cope with changes in their lives. Parents are shown how to have business meetings, how to create a parenting plan, and how to keep their childrens' needs as their first priority while they transition to a new kind of family. (Author abstract)
Divorced But Still My Parents is a textbook, workbook and storybook for children ages six through twelve. Based on the grief recovery model, this guide gently encourages boys and girls to understand the feelings caused by the parents' separation, and gives them specific strategies to cope. Parents can read Divorced But Still My Parents along with their children, and support the acceptance of changes in the family structure. Instructors in childrens' groups recommend Divorced But Still My Parents as an invaluable textbook for children. (Author abstract)
Este folleto ayuda a los hombres a cumplir con sus responsabilidades como padres con conocimientos sobre la disciplina justa, las necesidades físicas y emocionales de los niños, el mantenimiento de buenas relaciones cuando viven separados de sus hijos y más. (Resumen del autor)Este folleto ayuda a los hombres a cumplir con sus responsabilidades como padres con perspicacia sobre la disciplina justa, las necesidades físicas y emocionales de los niños, cómo mantener buenas relaciones cuando viven separados de sus hijos y más. (Resumen de autor).
Fathers were often assumed to be on the periphery of children's lives and of little direct importance to children's development. Since the mid-1980sm however, the role of 'father's involvement' has been one of the major themes in child development research and the focus has evolved from describing what fathers do, to discussing what they should do, with their children.
Eirini Flouri combines an analysis of the international literature with her own unique studies that observe the long-term effects of fathering on child development. The findings of this major research programme relate…
This book traces the lives of the author and other African-American women she interviewed about their African-American fathers. The author states that the most powerful relationship an African-American woman will ever have with a male is the one she has or doesn't have with her father. Whether present or absent Houston-Little asserts: fathers impact their daughter's lives in ways that sometimes defy description. If young African-American girls grow up with a loving, involved father in her life, the young girl seems to do well and lead a balanced life. She doesn't appear to be haunted by…
James M. Herzog's Father Hunger: Explorations with Adults and Children will quickly take its place both as a landmark contribution to development psychology and as an enduring classic in the clinical literature of psychoanalysis. We live in an era when a great many children grow up without a father, or, worse still, with fathers who traumatically abuse them. Yet, society continues to ignore the emotional price that children pay, and often continue to pay throughout their lives, for this tragic state of affairs. At the heart of this lack of compassionate responsibility is our collective…