A Child's World is a major Channel 4 TV tie-in, which examines the development of children between the ages of 2 and 12. Focusing on behavior and the mind, it charts the achievement that mark the journey to becoming a fully fledged person. Illustrated with photographs, the book examines how children gain a sense of self; navigate the social world; learn the vital skill of lying; make sense of the physical world; come to understand life, death and sex; and finally reach full independence.
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Includes chapter summaries, outlines, quizzes, topics for thought and discussion, and suggestions for further reading for each of the 17 chapters of A child's world, updated 9th ed.
This fully-revised thirteenth edition continues to provide the extensive cross-cultural and multicultural coverage, the innovative pedagogical learning system, and the balance between research and real-life applications that have made A Child's World a favorite of students and professors alike. In the warmly-written and engaging style that has become their hallmark, Diane Papalia and Ruth Feldman continue to provide a chronological view of child development. The new edition includes a new feature, Did You Know...?, introducing each chapter by highlighting interesting and enlightening findings mentioned in the chapter.
Martorell, Papalia, and Feldman continue to provide the extensive cross-cultural and multicultural coverage, innovative pedagogical learning system, and balance between research and real-life applications that has made A Child's World a favorite of students and professors alike.
This chronologically organized text,designed for the Child Development course,is well known for the author team's clear, accessible writing style and innovative pedagogical learning system. A Child's World builds on these strengths with full integration of current Canadian child development research, statistics, and examples and detailed coverage of Canadian policies and institutions that impact child development.A continual focus on the diverse groups that comprise our multicultural society makes the text relevant to students' experiences.Applauded by reviewers and adopters for its combination of research coverage with applications and real-life examples,the text continues to include superior coverage of cross-cultural and social policy topics.
Written for professionals involved in the assessment of children in need, this book is a comprehensive guide to recent developments in research and practice. It looks at the policy framework for assessment, the actual process of assessment, how to assess the developmental needs of children and how to assess their parents' and family's capacity to meet those needs. The contributors are experts from a range of fields and the guide, which was developed by the NSPCC and is published in association with them, is designed to facilitate productive joint agency work. Key topics covered include: * ecological perspectives on the child and the family * attachment theory and child development * assessing families where the parents have a learning disability * working with children and families from minority ethnic groups * the effect of sexual abuse within the family on the assessment process * assessment prior to birth. Originally commissioned by the Department of Health, and outlining the developments and theory underpinning their Framework for the Assessment of Children in Need and their Families this book will be essential reading for qualified and trainee social workers and those completing the Post Qualifying Award in Child Care. It will also be an indispensable guide for psychologists, teachers, health visitors, and any other professionals and qualifying professionals involved in the assessment of children in need.
This definitive textbook provides accessible information on best practice for assessing the needs and strengths of vulnerable children and their families. It explores the challenges that practitioners face routinely - with suggestions as to how to address them - as well as the established areas for assessment, of children's developmental needs, parenting ability and motivation, and socio-economic factors. This new edition has been extended substantially to include recent practice, policy and theoretical developments, such as understanding the lived experience of children, young people, and family members. It also considers children's neurological development, assessing parental capacity to change, early help assessments, emerging areas of practice such as child sexual exploitation, and working with asylum-seeking and trafficked children. Crucially, this updated edition takes a broader approach in offering relevant information to a range of professionals working with vulnerable children. The importance of inter-professional working is emphasised throughout.
Combining her intimate blackandwhite photography of children at play with quotes from her subjects, the author has created a joyous celebration of childhood.
Exploring Science and Mathematics in a Child's World provides a cohesive discussion of how to make learning science and mathematics both valuable and enjoyable for young children. Part I chapters are foundational and help students understand child development, interrelated mathematics and science processes, and Concept Exploration design. Part II activity chapters uniquely help students gain a solid understanding of scientific topics, while they learn how to implement activities with children using constructivist and inquiry-based methods.