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Currie-McGhee, L. K. (Leanne K.)

Summary: "Stress, social media, and other pressures all have contributed to millions of teens dealing with mental health issues. This has lead to a significantly increasing percentage of youth struggling in life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 616.89 CUR

Summary: What makes a boy or girl a loner? Can a child's future social life be predicted in his or her toddler years? How crucial is a sense of humor as children learn to make friends? This program examines the diverse ways and varying degrees of success in which youngsters build that all-important skill: getting along with others. Observing a group of 25 children who are now three years old, the film...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Damour, Lisa

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 649.125 DAM

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 But most of the advice parents and educators hear about teens is outdated and unscientific--and simply doesn't work.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

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

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Parent Chapman

Brown, Lyn Mikel

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.5 BRO

Summary: Communication is at the core of the human experience, even though effective communication takes a lifetime to learn. This program explores how we develop the arts of speech and physical expression to make ourselves understood and to understand others. Visiting a group of 25 three-year-olds, the film observes them learning as many as ten new words a day-some already grasping the first 1,500...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: How and why do humans learn new things? Why are we stronger in some skills than others? At what age do we learn most quickly, and how can we improve our learning capacity? This program studies the knowledge-building process that typically occurs in childhood by observing 25 six-year-olds as they adapt to the challenges of their surroundings. Focusing on seven key areas in which learning takes...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: As children begin school and other new experiences, what happens to the values, behavior, and expectations they have learned at home? Why do so many young people follow the crowd? And when does conformity become a bad thing? This program explores those questions, visiting a group of 25 seven-year-olds who are learning to cope with peer groups and situations. Children and parents are given tasks...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Holding hands with a child is one of the great pleasures of parenting-but it's also a manifestation of key steps in infant and toddler development. This program looks at the growth of manipulative skills in childhood, from a newborn's primitive grasp to the creative tool-use of a two-year-old. Viewers gain an understanding of how babies learn to pick up objects, drop or release them, and use...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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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: Why do some children give up on problems easily while others persevere? What makes a boy or girl afraid to try in the first place? This program studies the factors that help create a resilient personality and the reasons why some children back down from challenges. Visiting a group of 25 seven-year-olds, the film observes them with their parents and on their own as they undertake practical...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Although children 7 to 12 still need their physical safety and health protected, they also require strong role models, boundaries, and positive feedback to develop fully. This video will take the viewer through two stages: (1) middle childhood, when children build on what they learned in early childhood, and (2) early adolescence, when children begin to undergo the changes associated with...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Sometimes even the smallest step can be the culmination of an epic journey. This program analyzes the long, painful, and ultimately euphoric struggle a child undergoes to roll, sit up, crawl, fumble around aided by furniture, and finally take one giant leap for humankind. Enthralling footage of adventurous, rapidly developing babies shows how they build muscle power and coordination, practice...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: For the newborn, the notion of coexistence-that there are others in their world with whom they can communicate-begins with crying. In this program, researchers and other experts join with parents to discuss the steps children go through in mastering their mother tongue. Topics include the process of cognition, a baby's ability to make use of body language and semiotic gestures, babbling as a...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Do our brains store experiences from our first few months of life? What happens to children who witness disturbing events before age two? How does being unwanted affect a baby? This program explores the personal significance of memory and examines the developmental stages at which meaningful awareness is formed. Visiting a group of 25 children, the film observes them as they turn two years old...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: In her youth, Barbara Arrowsmith struggled with a severe learning dysfunction-until she designed a self-improvement regimen aimed at strengthening areas of her brain. This film profiles Arrowsmith, takes viewers inside the school she founded, and follows the progress of four cognitively challenged students enrolled there. Psychology and special education experts articulate diverging opinions of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Better self-control begins with an understanding of the psychological factors that affect behavior. Section one of this program focuses on the influence of brain structure, brain chemistry, and genetics on behavior; section two illustrates key concepts of psychoanalytic theory; and section three distinguishes between classical and operant conditioning. Strengths and limitations of 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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