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    DescriptionA child's capacity to cope with adversity and 'stand on their own two feet' is seen as critical to their development, well-being, and future independence and success in adulthood. Psychological strength, or resilience, directly affects a child's capacity to cope with adversity. This book provides a succinct, accessible and clear guide on how to promote resilience in children and achieve positive developmental outcomes for them. The author covers three key factors that affect resiliency: vulnerability to stress and anxiety, attachment relationships, and access to basic needs. For each, the author presents practical advice and strategies, such as how to regulate children's stress and anxiety, how to encourage and maintain secure attachments, and how to assure children that their needs are understood and will be met. The model presented will help parents and carers ensure their children grow up happy, healthy and resilient. This book will be invaluable for parents, carers and practitioners in supportive roles caring for children.


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    Title
    A Short Introduction to Promoting Resilience in Children
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Colby Pearce
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 112
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 141 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781849051187
    ISBN 10: 1849051186
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PSY
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.3
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: JMC, JKSN
    Ingram Subject Code: CF
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    Libri: I-CF
    LC classification: BF
    B&T General Subject: 670
    BIC subject category V2: JKSF
    BISAC V2.8: FAM034000, EDU006000, PSY004000
    BIC subject category V2: JMD
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 155.41824
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/PSYCAS
    Thema V1.0: JMC, JMD, JKSN, JKSF
    Edition statement
    New.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
    Imprint name
    JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
    Publication date
    15 March 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Colby Pearce is Principal Psychologist at Secure Start, a private psychology practice based in Adelaide, Australia, that specialises in service provision to children and adolescents who have experienced complex trauma. He is the author of A Short Introduction to Attachment and Attachment Disorder and has extensive experience in teaching and training of psychologists and other professionals who work with children.
    Table of contents
    1. Understanding Resilience.; 2. Biological Influences: Stress and Arousal.; 3. Psychological Influences: Attachment.; 4. Environmental Influences: Getting your needs met.; 5. Putting the Pieces Together: Raising Resilient Children.