Raising Resilient Children: Fostering Strength, Hope, and Optimism in Your Child

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McGraw Hill Professional, Sep 18, 2002 - Family & Relationships - 336 pages
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TOP CHILD PSYCHOLOGISTS OFFER EXPERT INSIGHT AND PRACTICAL ADVICE FOR RAISING STRONG KIDS IN TODAY'S COMPLICATED WORLD

"Thoughtful and sound in its approach, practical and clear in its suggestions, direct and supportive in its tone, Raising Resilient Children is the perfect book for parents searching for a caring method to help their children grow into healthy, happy, loving, and mature adults."­­William Pollack, Ph.D., author of Real Boys

". . . the down-to-earth strategies ensure this title will be used as well as read . . . truly valuable material." ­­Publishers Weekly

" . . . a remarkable book that pulls together the research on resilience and makes it readable, understandable, and practical."­­Work and Family Life

"A very important work. This not-to-be-missed book debunks the paradigm ('Good enough for me: I turned out OK') and replaces it with a new model fostering resilience capable of meeting obstacles head-on."­­Library Journal (starred review)

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Raising resilient children: fostering strength, hope, and optimism in your child

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What's the difference between an irresponsible underachiever and a kid who bounces back after each setback and keeps on trying? It's the ability to be resilient, say Brooks (Harvard Medical Sch.) and ... Read full review

Contents

Preface xiii
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Teaching and Conveying Empathy
17
To Listen to Learn
37
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Robert Brooks, Ph.D., on the faculty of Harvard Medical School, is one of today's leading speakers and authors on the themes of resilience, self-esteem, motivation, and family relationships.

Sam Goldstein, Ph.D., a clinical instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Utah and a staff member of the Primary Children's Hospital and the University Neuropsychiatric Institute, is one of today's leading speakers and authorities on child development and neuropsychology.

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