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Mental Health Screening at School: Instrumentation, Implementation, and Critical Issues (Contemporary Issues in Psychological Assessment)This book examines critical clinical assessment and scientific issues involved in child mental health screening and addresses the implications for future research and practice. To begin, the book presents the history of child mental health assessment and diagnosis, including the role of government and the legal system in guiding mental health practices. In addition, it discusses the importance of early identification and treatment of child mental health problems in context of the current system …

Diagnostic Assessment of Learning Disabilities in Childhood: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice (Contemporary Issues in Psychological Assessment)Diagnosing learning disabilities (LD) in children has never been an easy task. The multiple approaches in use complicate the assessment process, raising the risk of young students getting the wrong services, or none at all. It is clear that more accurate diagnosis and classification methods are needed to advance the prevention and treatment of difficulties in reading and mathematics.Diagnostic Assessment of Learning Disabilities in Childhood takes important steps to cut through the confusion. Th…

Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder: Critical Issues in Clinical, Forensic and School Settings (Contemporary Issues in Psychological Assessment)This book offers clear best-practice guidelines for the assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder. It discusses both the rising rates of autism and the growing need for appropriate, effective treatments and services. The book examines measures and methods used in assessing for core symptoms of ASD as well as memory, attention, visual and spatial skills, and other areas relevant to autism assessment. In-depth material on differential diagnosis and a range of comorbid conditions depict the complexiti…

In The Crosshairs: A BWWM Billionaire RomanceShe’s a political activist hoping to change the world…The only thing Imani Colbert wanted was a large cup of gourmet coffee from her favorite place in town. Instead she got into an argument with a sinfully gorgeous one percenter, got to dodge bullets and small town bigots. To top it all off, she got to find out what it felt like to really fall in love.He’s an ultra rich billionaire with the world at his fingertips…Daniel St. James was used to people doing his bidding and falling at his f…

House of Pleasure: A Caddy Rowland Psychological Thriller & Drama (There Was a House Series Book 1)There Was a House saga is a gripping story about a very real crime taking place all around us. Set in the dark, depraved world of sex-trafficking, this epic continuing psychological thriller and drama spans four novel-length books, digging deep to tell the in-depth story of six victims and their hope for revenge and redemption. Book One: House of PleasureBRUTALITY Fueled by rage and disgust, Phoenix runs away from home. The situation there had become unbearable. In fact, things couldn’t get an…

The Big Disconnect: The Story of Technology and Loneliness (Contemporary Issues)Smart phones and social media sites may be contemporary fixations, but using technology to replace face-to-face interactions is not a new cultural phenomenon. Throughout our history, intimacy with machines has often supplanted mutual human connection. This book reveals how consumer technologies changed from analgesic devices that soothed the loneliness of a newly urban generation to prosthetic interfaces that act as substitutes for companionship in modern America. The history of this transformat…

The Secrets Between Sisters ‘A story about love, betrayal, family’ – Bookaholic ConfessionsIf you could see me now…Lizzie and Bea Harris were always very close. They were sisters and nothing could tear them apart. Until Bea dies, leaving her sister twelve letters, one for every month.Alone for the first time Lizzie is left trying to pull together the pieces of a life she has for so long ignored and find a place for herself…out from under the shadow of her sister.But the letters are revealing a sister Lizzie isn’…

Violet is Blue: Hothouse Series*******THIS IS A NEW ADULT STORY********recommended age for reading 17+A novel of secrets, passion, and betrayal….For the past four years, 18 year old, Violet Taylor has lived her life like her deceased father would’ve wanted. Perfect grades, perfect friends, the perfect boyfriend from the right family. Except now at the end of high school, she realizes that she’s never fully lived, has never taken risks, has always taken the safe and secure road. That all changes when she breaks up with h…

Social Work Practice in the Addictions (Contemporary Social Work Practice)Social workers represent the largest body of addiction and mental health service providers, and there is a consistent need for up-to-date information. Social Work Practice in the Addictions is a comprehensive evidence-based volume. Contributing authors of this volume have been carefully selected to ensure representation of the leading social work addiction researchers. Additionally, researchers from other allied fields, including psychiatry, psychology, and public health, will also be involved t…

Contemporary Issues in Exploratory Data Mining in the Behavioral Sciences (Quantitative Methodology Series)This book reviews the latest techniques in exploratory data mining (EDM) for the analysis of data in the social and behavioral sciences to help researchers assess the predictive value of different combinations of variables in large data sets. Methodological findings and conceptual models that explain reliable EDM techniques for predicting and understanding various risk mechanisms are integrated throughout. Numerous examples illustrate the use of these techniques in practice. Contributors provide…