The Magic Years

Author: Selma H. Fraiberg

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501122827

Category: Psychology

Page: 320

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To a small child, the world is an exciting but sometimes frightening and unstable place. In The Magic Years, Selma Fraiberg takes the reader into the mind of the child, showing how he confronts the world and learns to cope with it. With great warmth and perception, she discusses the problems at each stage of development and reveals the qualities—above all, the quality of understanding—that can provide the right answer at critical moments. To a small child, the world is an exciting but sometimes frightening and unstable place. In The Magic Years, Selma Fraiberg takes the reader into the mind of the child, showing how he confronts the world and learns to cope with it. With great warmth and perception, she discusses the problems at each stage of development and reveals the qualities—above all, the quality of understanding—that can provide the right answer at critical moments.

Horror and Its Aftermath

Author: Sally Stamper

Publisher: Fortress Press

ISBN: 150641690X

Category: Religion

Page: 250

View: 7813


In Horror and Its Aftermath: Reconsidering Theology and Human Experience, Sally Stamper brings together psychoanalytic theory, early childhood development, and theological recourse to psychology into a fresh conversation about human suffering and the contingencies of human existence before God. She argues that a constant awareness of vulnerability to profound suffering shapes and inflects human experience and that insight into the consequent human anxiety is a powerful resource for theological reflection on sin, grace, salvation, and redemption. Stamper narrates what she calls “normative anxiety” by taking recourse to object relations theories of early childhood development and critical readings of literary texts for young children, including Goodnight Moon, The Runaway Bunny, and Dr. Seuss’ “What Was I Scared Of?” Building on Marilyn McCord Adams’s treatment of horror-participation and Jonathan Lear’s argument for radical hope, Stamper develops a complex argument that gestures toward a new eschatological vision centered on a transcendent God who is both radically other and intimately engaged in human life.

Day Care

Author: United States. Office of Child Development

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Children

Page: N.A

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Guidelines for Nursing Excellence in the Care of Children, Youth, and Families, Second Edition

Author: Dr. Marilyn Krajicek, PhD, RN, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826169627

Category: Medical

Page: 396

View: 2112


First Edition Designated a Doody's Core Title and Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award! This distinguished title, written by nationally recognized nursing experts in health care and pediatrics, delivers the most current evidence-based practice standards and their application. These guidelines, developed through systematic consensus-building led by the AAN’s Child, Adolescent, and Family Expert Panel, incorporates the wisdom of 17 professional nursing and healthcare organizations regarding the core elements of pediatric nursing excellence. This second edition contains substantial updates to all guidelines based on the most current research evidence and demonstrates examples of how to best apply the guidelines to nursing practice. Disseminating the gold standard of care for infants, children, adolescents, and families, this text addresses access to health care, genetic assessment and counseling, culturally responsive care, care for children and youth with disabilities, and others. Every chapter breaks down a guideline into its definition, history, and implications for clinical, education, policy, and research in nursing practice. A case study based around the analyzed guideline illustrates how the guideline should be employed in nursing practice culminates every chapter. Replete with supplemental online files full of resources to apply these guidelines to nursing practice, Guidelines for Nursing Excellence in the Care of Children, Youth, and Families represents an invaluable resource for pediatric nurses, nursing students, nursing educators, nursing administrators, pediatric and family nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses, nursing clinicians in public health, school nurses, and nurse researchers. New to the Second Edition: Significant updates to all 17 guidelines based on latest research evidence Contributions by five new nursing and health care organizations A new chapter organizational framework incorporating useful pedagogical elements Examples of applications to education, research, policy, and clinical practice A new faculty toolkit Key Features: Provides current pediatric practice standards formatted and endorsed by 17 leading professional nursing and health care organizations Includes content applicable to advanced practice nurses, educators, researchers, and consultants Includes learning objectives, description of guidelines, applications to practice, exemplars, references, and websites for additional resources