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Educational Psychology (Topics in Applied Psychology)Educational Psychology, Second Edition offers a comprehensive overview of how key advances in social, developmental and cognitive psychology impact upon the role of educational psychologists working today. Written by leading researchers, the book also explores controversies and dilemmas in both research and practice, providing students with a balanced and cutting-edge introduction to both the field and the profession. Fully revised throughout, the new edition is written to encourage students to …

Health Psychology: Topics in Applied PsychologyTopics in Applied Psychology offers a range of accessible, integrated texts ideal for courses in applied psychology. The books are written by leading figures in their field and provide a comprehensive academic and professional insight into each topic. They incorporate a range of features to bring psychology to life including case histories, research methods, ethical debate and learner activities. Each chapter opens with learning objectives to consolidate key points. A reading list and sample ess…

Criminal Psychology: Topics in Applied PsychologyTopics in Applied Psychology offers a range of accessible, integrated texts ideal for courses in applied psychology. The books are written by leading figures in their field and provide a comprehensive academic and professional insight into each topic. They incorporate a range of features to bring psychology to life including case histories, research methods, ethical debate and learner activities. Each chapter opens with learning objectives to consolidate key points. A reading list and sample ess…

Right from the Start: Behavioral Intervention for Young Children with Autism, second edition (Topics in Autism)Parents of young children (ages 18 months to 5 years) with a diagnosis of autism, face the critical decision of which educational treatment program to choose for their child. To help guide them through this complex decision-making process, parents can turn to the revised and updated edition of RIGHT FROM THE START, which covers programs that use Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention, a highly effective treatment based on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). New information includes the latest rese…

Managing Anxiety in People With Autism: A Treatment Guide for Parents, Teachers and Mental Health Professionals (Topics in Autism)2012 Int’l Book Awards: Award-winning Finalist Anxiety is one of the biggest challenges facing people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their families. They can experience anxiety in all areas of their lives–school, family, and social life–and it compounds the difficulties they already may have with communicating, interacting socially, and controlling their emotions. Managing Anxiety in People with Autism is one of the first books to provide practical information about dealing with an…

Psychology for Teachers (Psychology for Professional Groups)This new edition of a popular text has been fully revised to make it a completely up-to-date overview of the entire subject, taking into account recent changes in education and practice. Designed for use on psychology courses for teachers in training, its readability will also recommend it to practising teachers. Reviews of previous editions: `…full of practical insights to help the teacher help children.’ – The Teacher `Each chapter represents a scholarly, informative and complete text whi…

Visual Supports for People with Autism: A Guide for Parents and Professionals (Topics in Autism)(2008 IPPY Awards: Bronze Medalist, Education/Academic/Testing) Most of us use visual supports in our daily lives–for example, a shopping list, calendar, or a roadmap. Visual supports are particularly beneficial to people with autism because they help make abstract concepts concrete and capitalize on the user’s inherent visual learning strengths. VISUAL SUPPORTS FOR PEOPLE WITH AUTISM shows parents and educators how incorporating these aids while teaching can improve academic performance, beha…

Seeing Is Believing: Video Self-Modeling for People with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities (Topics in Autism)Video self-modelling (VSM) is a proven and effective method for teaching new or more advanced skills and behaviours to people with autism. The technique uses home-made videos (created by parents, teachers, or therapists) to demonstrate a desired behaviour. The key feature of any self-modelling video is that the person modelling the behaviour in the video is the same person watching the video. VSM allows a person with autism to see himself performing the very skill he is trying to learn. This is …

Educational Psychology: Topics in Applied PsychologyTopics in Applied Psychology offers a range of accessible, integrated texts ideal for courses in applied psychology. The books are written by leading figures in their field and provide a comprehensive academic and professional insight into each topic. They incorporate a range of features to bring psychology to life including case histories, research methods, ethical debate and learner activities. Each chapter opens with learning objectives to consolidate key points. A reading list and sample ess…