Becoming Aware

A Text/Workbook for Human Relations and Personal Adjustment

Author: Velma Walker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781465211293

Category: Social Science

Page: 522

View: 6560

Designed for a practical course, Becoming Aware: A Text/Workbook for Human Relations and Personal Adjustment encourages the reader to think critically, work through problems logically, and make connections with the real world and thus become an active learner of human relations and personal adjustment. The new 12th edition of Becoming Aware: Features a humanistic and personal approach. It stresses the healthy and effective personality and the common struggles one encounters when developing a greater awareness of self and establishing more meaningful relationships with others. Is a personal interactive book. Within each chapter, the reader is encouraged to examine relevant ideas and issues pertaining to their understanding of self and their relationships with others. Includes the most current research, references, and quotations available in the search for self-exploration. Addresses new and emerging topics such as learned optimism, strengths-based psychology, the five stages of listening, and PTSD and coping.

Becoming Aware , A Text/Workbook For Human Relations and Personal Adjustment

Psychology, Social psychology

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467231274

Category: Education

Page: 20

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Becoming Aware , A Text/Workbook For Human Relations and Personal Adjustment. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Multicultural Counseling and Psychotherapy

A Lifespan Approach

Author: Leroy G. Baruth,M. Lee Manning

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317335635

Category: Psychology

Page: 364

View: 5152

Multicultural Counseling and Psychotherapy, 6th ed, offers counseling students and professionals a distinctive lifespan approach that emphasizes the importance of social justice and diversity in mental health practice. Chapters include case studies, reflection questions, and examinations of current issues in the field. Each chapter also discusses the ways in which a broad range of factors—including sexuality, race, gender identity, and socioeconomic conditions—affect clients’ mental health, and gives students the information they need to best serve clients from diverse backgrounds.

Becoming Aware

Author: Lisa Garr

Publisher: Hay House, Inc

ISBN: 1401947638

Category: Self-Help

Page: 216

View: 9979

Lisa Garr wants you to stop going through the motions in life. She wants you to become aware. Her mission on her internationally syndicated radio program, The Aware Show - and now in her first book – is to inspire positive growth in all areas of life and bring conscious conversations into everyone’s living room. Lisa’s own story is remarkable. Several years ago, she suffered a traumatic brain injury during a freak biking accident that rendered her unable to speak or rely on her short-term memory. She not only used cutting-edge EEG techniques to heal, but also set out to live a different life than the one she was leading in her pre-accident days. Lisa used this experience as a wake-up call and decided to transform in every way possible, including marrying her true love and giving birth to their daughter. Today, the woman who couldn’t even say a few words is a radio and Internet sensation with a massively growing audience and multimedia platform. Now she brings the lessons she has learned from countless interviews with inspirational, spiritual, and New Thought leaders to the pages of this book. She discusses how she’s applied them to her own life, and explains how you can, too. Lisa will show you how to: • Use what she calls "brain-nastics" to help you repattern your brain for optimal function • Create what you want on multiple levels and become a Conscious Catalyst for change • Overcome stress; make your health a priority; and learn to be a better parent, partner, friend, and co-worker • Get back on track when you encounter a roadblock—or when life seems to hit you on the head (as it did her!) Join Lisa on an inspiring journey of positive growth. As you learn to become aware and use your own maximum wattage, you’ll find that life is full of amazing possibilities!

BECOMING AWARE

A Customized Version of Becoming Aware Text/workbook for Human Relations And... Personal Adjustment for Chemeketa Community Colleg

Author: SAMUEL L. PIERCE

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781465255471

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Page: N.A

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Attached

The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find - and Keep - Love

Author: Amir Levine,Rachel Heller

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101475164

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 304

View: 8915

Is there a science to love? In this groundbreaking book, psychiatrist and neuroscientist Amir Levine and psychologist Rachel S. F. Heller reveal how an understanding of attachment theory-the most advanced relationship science in existence today-can help us find and sustain love. Attachment theory forms the basis for many bestselling books on the parent/child relationship, but there has yet to be an accessible guide to what this fascinating science has to tell us about adult romantic relationships-until now. Attachment theory owes its inception to British psychologist and psychoanalyst John Bowlby, who in the 1950s examined the tremendous impact that our early relationships with our parents or caregivers has on the people we become. Also central to attachment theory is the discovery that our need to be in a close relationship with one or more individuals is embedded in our genes. In Attached, Levine and Heller trace how these evolutionary influences continue to shape who we are in our relationships today. According to attachment theory, every person behaves in relationships in one of three distinct ways: *ANXIOUS people are often preoccupied with their relationships and tend to worry about their partner's ability to love them back. *AVOIDANT people equate intimacy with a loss of independence and constantly try to minimize closeness. *SECURE people feel comfortable with intimacy and are usually warm and loving. Attached guides readers in determining what attachment style they and their mate (or potential mates) follow. It also offers readers a wealth of advice on how to navigate their relationships more wisely given their attachment style and that of their partner. An insightful look at the science behind love, Attached offers readers a road map for building stronger, more fulfilling connections.

Night Flying Woman

An Ojibway Narrative

Author: Ignatia Broker

Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press

ISBN: 9780873516860

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 135

View: 762

In the accounts of the lives of several generations of Ojibway people in Minnesota is much information about their history and culture.

Coping with Physical Loss and Disability

A Workbook

Author: Rick Ritter

Publisher: Loving Healing Press

ISBN: 1932690182

Category: Social Science

Page: 92

View: 1965

This workbook, written by a disabled veteran and social worker, provides more than 50 questions and exercises designed to empower those with physical loss and disability to better understand and accept their ongoing processes of loss and recovery.

Crime and Intelligence Analysis

An Integrated Real-Time Approach

Author: Glenn Grana,James Windell

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315351242

Category: Law

Page: 403

View: 7136

Crime and Intelligence Analysis: An Integrated Real-Time Approach covers everything crime analysts and tactical analysts need to know to be successful. Providing an overview of the criminal justice system as well as the more fundamental areas of crime analysis, the book will enable students and law enforcement personnel to better understand criminal behavior, learn the basics of conducting temporal analysis of crime patterns, use spatial analysis to better understand crime, apply research methods to crime analysis, and more successfully evaluate data and information to help predict criminal offending and solve criminal cases. Criminal justice and police academy students will learn how to be skilled and credible crime analysts who play a critical role in the daily operations of law enforcement.

Urban Teaching

The Essentials, Third Edition

Author: Lois Weiner,Daniel Jerome

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 080775689X

Category: Education

Page: 112

View: 6364

This significantly revised edition will help prospective and new city teachers navigate the realities of city teaching. Now the classic introduction to urban teaching, this book explains how global, national, state, and local reforms have impacted what teachers need to know to not only survive but to do their jobs well. The Third Edition melds new insights and perspectives from Daniel Jerome, New York City teacher, social justice activist, and parent of colour, with what Lois Weiner, a seasoned teacher educator has learned from research and decades of experience working with city teachers and students in a variety of settings. Together, the authors explore how successful teachers deal with the complexity, difficulty, and rewarding challenges of teaching in today's city schools.

The Teen Years Explained

A Guide to Healthy Adolescent Development

Author: Clea McNeely,Jayne Blanchard

Publisher: Jayne Blanchard

ISBN: 0615302467

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 103

View: 3258

We idealize childhood and demonize adolescence, often viewing the typical teenager as a bundle of problems. Yet according to a new book, The Teen Years Explained: A Guide to Healthy Adolescent Development, by Clea McNeely, MPH, DrPH and Jayne Blanchard, adolescence can be a time of opportunity, not turmoil. By understanding the developmental stages and changes of adolescence, both teens and adults can get the most out of this second decade of life. In plain English, this guide incorporates the latest scientific findings about physical, emotional, cognitive, identity formation, sexual and spiritual development with tips and strategies on how to use this information in real-life situations involving teens. Whether you have five minutes or five hours, you will find something useful in this book. This practical and colorful guide to healthy adolescent development is an essential resource for parents, teens, and all people who work with young people.

Heartwounds

The Impact of Unresolved Trauma and Grief on Relationships

Author: Tian Dayton, Ph.D.

Publisher: HCI

ISBN: 9781558745100

Category: Self-Help

Page: 230

View: 7487

Trauma has been defined as an interruption of an affiliative or relationship bond. If left unsettled, past grief and psychological trauma can continue to impact our adult relationships and cause us pain in our entire lives. It's possible we may not even realize what is happening to us because usually relationships fail in parts rather than in total. Early childhood losses or traumas can create pain that is relived in adult intimate relationships. Intimacy can provide both an arena for re-enacting old pain and/or healing it. In this fascinating work, noted psychodramatist Tian Dayton shows readers how relationships can be used as a vehicle for healing, personal growth and spiritual transformation. Through fascinating case studies and probing exercises, Dayton helps readers get in touch with the deepest parts of themselves and heal the wounds that plague them.

A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Enhancing academic practice

Author: Heather Fry,Steve Ketteridge,Stephanie Marshall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317650220

Category: Education

Page: 452

View: 1084

This entirely new edition of a very successful book focuses on developing professional academic skills for supporting and supervising student learning and effective teaching. It is built on the premise that the roles of those who teach in higher education are complex and multi-faceted. A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education is sensitive to the competing demands of teaching, research, scholarship, and academic management. The new edition reflects and responds to the rapidly changing context of higher education and to current understanding of how to best support student learning. Drawing together a large number of expert authors, it continues to feature extensive use of case studies that show how successful teachers have implemented these ideas. It includes key topics such as student engagement and motivation, internationalisation, employability, inclusive strategies for teaching, effective use of technology and issues relating to postgraduate students and student retention. Part 1 explores a number of aspects of the context of UK higher education that affect the education of students, looking at the drivers of institutional behaviours and how to achieve success as a university teacher. Part 2 examines learning, teaching and supervising in higher education and includes chapters on working with diversity, encouraging independent learning and learning gain. Part 3 considers approaches to teaching and learning in different disciplines, covering a full range including arts and humanities, social sciences, experimental sciences through to medicine and dentistry. Written to support the excellence in teaching and learning design required to bring about student learning of the highest quality, this will be essential reading for all new lecturers, particularly anyone taking an accredited course in teaching and learning in higher education, as well as those experienced lecturers who wish to improve their teaching practice. Those working in adult learning and educational development will also find the book to be a particularly useful resource. In addition it will appeal to staff who support learning and teaching in various other roles.

Turning Fierce Dogs Friendly

Using Constructional Aggression Treatment to Rehabilitate Aggressive and Reactive Dogs

Author: Kellie Snider

Publisher: i5 Publishing LLC

ISBN: 1621871703

Category: Pets

Page: 224

View: 572

Learn how to harness the power of worthwhile reinforcement to build safe, friendly behaviors in aggressive dogs. The positive training based, Constructional Aggression Treatment (CAT), as described in Turning Fierce Dogs Friendly, has proven successful for many pet owners and trainers around the world. As a functional approach to changing aggressive behavior, it offers a humane alternative to desensitization, counter conditioning, and distraction procedures. CAT typically produces long-lasting results in far less time than any positive treatment available, without the undesirable side-effects that are common with punishment procedures. The ultimate outcome is a once-aggressive dog that is now friendly. Inside Turning Fierce Dogs Friendly: Step-by-step instructions for performing CAT with aggressive dogs Understand the normal behaviors of all dogs, of specific breeds, and of your own individual dog How to be awake and aware of your dog’s behavior and your own Discover your dog’s worthwhile reinforcement for safe, friendly behaviors Advice for developing good observation skills and staying on task The issues that can make or break successful aggression treatment: consistency, safety, and follow-through Equipment, handling procedures, and preventing opportunities to practice undesirable behavior When to call a professional

Promoting Social Success

A Curriculum for Children with Special Needs

Author: Gary N. Siperstein,Emily Paige Rickards

Publisher: Brookes Pub

ISBN: 9781557666741

Category: Education

Page: 512

View: 863

Field-tested with 400 elementary school students, this curriculum focuses on developing the cognitive skills behind appropriate social behavior rather than teaching children a set of specific behaviors to enact.

Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness: Practices for Safe and Transformative Healing

Author: David A. Treleaven

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393709795

Category: Psychology

Page: 272

View: 6236

"[A] rare combination of solid scholarship, clinically useful methods, and passionate advocacy for those who have suffered trauma." —Rick Hanson, PhD, author of Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom From elementary schools to psychotherapy offices, mindfulness meditation is an increasingly mainstream practice. At the same time, trauma remains a fact of life: the majority of us will experience a traumatic event in our lifetime, and up to 20% of us will develop posttraumatic stress. This means that anywhere mindfulness is being practiced, someone in the room is likely to be struggling with trauma. At first glance, this appears to be a good thing: trauma creates stress, and mindfulness is a proven tool for reducing it. But the reality is not so simple. Drawing on a decade of research and clinical experience, psychotherapist and educator David Treleaven shows that mindfulness meditation—practiced without an awareness of trauma—can exacerbate symptoms of traumatic stress. Instructed to pay close, sustained attention to their inner world, survivors can experience flashbacks, dissociation, and even retraumatization. This raises a crucial question for mindfulness teachers, trauma professionals, and survivors everywhere: How can we minimize the potential dangers of mindfulness for survivors while leveraging its powerful benefits? Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness offers answers to this question. Part I provides an insightful and concise review of the histories of mindfulness and trauma, including the way modern neuroscience is shaping our understanding of both. Through grounded scholarship and wide-ranging case examples, Treleaven illustrates the ways mindfulness can help—or hinder—trauma recovery. Part II distills these insights into five key principles for trauma-sensitive mindfulness. Covering the role of attention, arousal, relationship, dissociation, and social context within trauma-informed practice, Treleaven offers 36 specific modifications designed to support survivors’ safety and stability. The result is a groundbreaking and practical approach that empowers those looking to practice mindfulness in a safe, transformative way.

The Anxiety Workbook for Teens

Activities to Help You Deal with Anxiety and Worry

Author: Lisa M. Schab

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 9781608823796

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 5725

If you feel anxious most of the time, you're not alone. There is no one in the world who doesn't feel anxious at some time. And it is even more common to feel anxious during adolescence, because so many changes are taking place in your body, your mind, and your emotions. The good news is that there are a lot of effective techniques you can use, both on your own and with the help of a counselor, to reduce your feelings of anxiety and learn how to keep them from taking over your life. This workbook offers a set of simple activities you can do to make it happen. The Anxiety Workbook for Teens will show you how to deal with the day-to-day challenges of anxiety. It will help you develop a positive self-image and recognize your anxious thoughts. The workbook also includes resources for seeking additional help and support if you decide you need it. What are you waiting for? Don't spend another minute paralyzed by anxiety. Anxiety is a common and very treatable condition. Working through the activities in this book will give you many ideas on how to both prevent and handle your anxiety. Some of the activities may seem unusual at first. You may be asked to try doing things that are very new to you. They are tools, intended for you to carry with you and use over and over throughout your life. The more you practice using them, the better you will become at managing anxiety. If you ready to change your life for the better and get your anxiety under control, this workbook can help you start today.

How You Learn Is How You Live

Using Nine Ways of Learning to Transform Your Life

Author: Kay Peterson,David A. Kolb

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

ISBN: 1626568715

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 232

View: 6036

What's Your Learning Style? Being a lifelong learner is one of the secrets to happiness, success, and personal fulfillment. But what's the best way to become one? Kay Peterson and David Kolb have the answer. They offer deep, research-based insights into the ideal process of learning and guide you in identifying your dominant style. You'll discover how knowing your learning style can help you with all kinds of everyday challenges, from remembering someone's name to adding a crucial professional skill to your repertoire. This book is a guide to awakening the power of learning that lies within each of us.