Family & Childhood Studies

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Supporting Indigenous Children's Development

Community-University Partnerships

UBC Press

The authors show how an innovative program – an unexpected partnership between an Aboriginal tribal council and the University of Victoria’s School of Child and Youth Care – has strengthened community capacity to design and deliver culturally appropriate programs to support young children’s development.

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Working with Parents of Young People

Research, Policy and Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides practical guidance for a wide range of professionals working with parents and families, answering common questions such as 'How can parents facilitate their child's transition to secondary school?' and 'How can families best communicate about alcohol?'.

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Talking Teenagers

Information and Inspiration for Parents of Teenagers with Autism or Asperger's Syndrome

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book considers parenting across the spectrum during the teenage years. It provides the information that will encourage other parents with teens on the autism spectrum. Covering topics from what to take on vacation and dealing with anger, to sex education and planning for the parents' own demise, Ann ends each chapter with thoughtful vignettes.

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Understanding 4-5-Year-Olds

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Understanding 4-5-year-olds gives a thoughtful overview of the challenges that children face as they gradually move away from a strong attachment to their families and turn towards the wider world of school and life outside the family.

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People, Politics, and Child Welfare in British Columbia

UBC Press

Contributors contemplate the evolution of child protection policy and practice in BC, addressing political influences on structural arrangements, cultural traditions of First Nations clients, and establishing community control over services.

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Empowering Children through Art and Expression

Culturally Sensitive Ways of Healing Trauma and Grief

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Empowering Children through Art and Expression examines the successful use of arts and expressive therapies with children.

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