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Chapman, Gary D.

Summary: "Over 400,000 copies sold! Socially, mentally, and spiritually, teenagers face a variety of pressures and stresses each day. Despite these pressures, it is still parents who can influence teens the most, and The Five Love Languages of Teeneagers equips parents to make the most of that opportunity. In this adaptation of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Five Love Languages

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Northfield Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8 CHA

Shatkin, Jess P.

Summary: Texting while driving. Binge-drinking. Bullying. Unprotected sex. There are plenty of reasons for parents to worry about getting a late-night call about their teen. But most of the advice parents and educators hear about teens is outdated and unscientific--and simply doesn't work. Acclaimed adolescent psychiatrist and educator Jess Shatkin brings more than two decades' worth of research and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TarcherPerigee 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.89 SHA

Damour, Lisa

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Lisa Damour introduces the seven developmental transitions that turn girls into grown-ups and helps parents form happier, healthier relationships with their daughters.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2016

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Sedley, Ben

Summary: "Sometimes everything sucks. This unique, illustrated guide will help you move past negative thoughts and feelings and discover what truly matters to you. If you struggle with negative thoughts and emotions, you should know that your pain is real. No one should try to diminish it. Sometimes stuff really does suck and we have to acknowledge it. Worry, sadness, loneliness, anger, and shame are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Instant Help Books 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 155 SED

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 155 SED

McDonagh, Thomas (Thomas M.)

Summary: Provides guidance for teenagers in managing anxiety in areas such as school, parents, and friends, describing strategies including meditation, mantras, and breathing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ulysses Press 2016

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Helveston, Eugene M.

Summary: "The Second Decade" offers a game plan for navigating two of the most important challenges facing today's youth: gaining academic skills through a quality education at school, and acquiring practical skills learned by working at a job. Exposing youth to the benefits of work -- earning money and gaining independence while taking on responsibility and embracing accountability -- adds valuable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MarLi Bar Press 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 629.125 Helveston 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.125 HEL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.125 HEL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.125 HEL

Summary: Good communication skills are often forgotten when the person one is talking with is too young to respond equally, frequently resulting in frustration on both sides of the conversation. This program presents specific techniques to improve communication skills with preschool children. Parents share what works for them and what does not, while experts in early childhood development offer insights...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: As the number of two-earner families continues to rise, the demand for daycare is increasing. Filmed at a nursery, this three-section program discusses some of the possible impacts of daycare on children's long-term development. Parents, caregivers, and psychology experts express their views about the effects of daycare on attachment; about children's emotional, cognitive, and social...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Why are siblings often so different? Are "only" children lucky or disadvantaged? What are the long-term effects of birth order and sibling relationships? This program underscores recent theories that suggest relationships among a nuclear family's children-rather than those between parent and offspring-are the most meaningful to an individual's growth. Monitoring a group of 25 six-year-olds, the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Early childhood is a time of complex social and cognitive development, but it can be explained in ways that are helpful to the average parent or caregiver. This video sheds light on toddler behavior and presents strategies for coping with children in the 1- to 3-year-old range. Helen and Clive Dorman, founders of The Children's Project, share their firsthand parenting experiences and the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Only the most naive parent expects constant domestic bliss, but when kids get out of control, frustration, anger-and, most of all, pleas for help-are completely natural. This program deals with behavior and development obstacles faced by two different families of young children. Three-year-old Leon has speech problems which often force his widowed mother and older brother Josh to translate for...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: If a teenager is psychologically resilient, he or she has the ability to "bounce back" after something negative happens. This program explains how young adults can develop that resilience, increasing the likelihood that they'll recover from adolescent stresses and crises without developing deep or lasting psychological problems. A case study of a traumatized young woman who turned to drugs as a...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Why do boys underachieve? How does celebrity culture influence the self-esteem of young girls? In an atmosphere dominated by sex and consumerism, are children growing up too quickly? This program addresses those issues, reporting on a group of 25 eight-year-olds as they adjust to gender roles and expectations. Nathan's parents have gone all out to make sure he grows up without stereotypes-but...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: An overview of all stages of embryonic and fetal development, from fertilization to birth. Prenatal testing is also explored.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Investigates the development of individuality and gross motor skills along with the first stages of socialization and self-awareness.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This program follows the social development of two young children, Max and Ellie, from the ages of two to five. Examples of multiple attachment, language development, imitation and identification, cooperative play, self-awareness, gender identification, and social conformity are captured on film and clearly identified with onscreen labels as the children broaden their awareness of the world...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Although children with birth disorders face special hurdles as they grow, today's parents of challenged or disabled children should be able to benefit from a variety of resources and support systems. This program depicts the difficulties and uncertainties of a couple whose first child was born with Down syndrome. Now expecting their second baby, the family undergoes increased stress as their...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: For a child, play is serious fun. This program will help parents, teachers, caregivers, and students understand the complex functions of play. The relationship to objects, whether toys or everyday things, is explored through dozens of scenes of children interacting in classic situations. Discussion by experts and parents and video footage of children at play offer insights into games of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Is it healthy for parents to exercise complete control? Are rebellious children better equipped for the future? What measures should be taken to reign in unruly kids? This program looks at childhood battles for independence and the reasons why such struggles are psychologically necessary for children to undergo. Observing a group of 25 toddlers who have become self-aware and generally want...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Brown, Lyn Mikel

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 1992

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Summary: This video provides a roadmap for parents and caregivers to help them understand a baby's first 12 months of life. Included in this presentation is the identification of key developmental issues, with specific regard to the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual growth an infant undergoes during his or her first year. Interviews with experts in the field of child development help to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Five developmental stages of an infant's first year.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Life outside the womb requires an ability to interact with others right from day one. This informative program clinically tracks the social development of two young children, Max and Ellie. Video footage taken during their first 24 months demonstrates their progress from awareness and bonding; to communication by vocalization, facial expression, body language, and speech; to attachment to key...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Parents and caregivers not only need to nurture the physical and intellectual development of young children, but their emotional development as well. Each stage of emotional development provides children with opportunities to explore new feelings as they grow. This program focuses on the importance of emotional education during the various stages of childhood development and explains how...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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