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Children with Serious Conduct Issues: A Case Study, a NEATS Analysis, and Case Planning
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,490. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
This book is for parents and professionals as they work together to help children who have serious conduct issues. Conduct issues are common in childhood. The issues are serious when children do not respond to reasonable parental requests and when children's actions put themselves and others in danger. This book provides much needed information and guidance.
The Picking Flower Garden
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Twelve year-old Fiona steals flowers from the garden of 85 year-old Rose and gets into a lot of trouble. Rose and Fiona are at a stand-off until they finally work out a deal that makes them both happy.
Child Sexual Abuse: From Harsh Realities to Hope
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,250. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
Through stories, this book shows what child sexual abuse means to children who have been sexually abused, perpetrators, mothers, and other family members. The book also describes services for child and adult survivors, perpetrators, and other family members. What individuals and groups can do for prevention is included.
Do Sexually Abused Children Become Abusers?
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Do sexually abused children become abusers? Most do not. Persons who do not become abusers have protective factors in their lives that help them to cope with, adapt to, and overcome the effects of the abuse. This includes boy survivors and girl survivors.
What Child Sexual Abuse Means to Child Survivors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Children have a lot to say about their own sexual abuse, much of it surprising. They know far more than adults realize and have views that call out abusers for who they really are. Based on interviews, this article shows the many different ways that children think about being sexually abused.
Two Boys, Similar Backgrounds: One Goes To Prison and One Does Not: Why?
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
This article tells the stories of two boys who grew up in the same middle-class neighborhood. One went to prison and the other did not. What were the differences in these two lives?
How to Teach Children to be Sex Offenders
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Price: Free! Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social services
This small book outlines steps parents can take to teach children how to be sex offenders. It's easy. This part is satire. Next I discuss what parents and a concerned public can do to prevent children from becoming sex offenders. Prevention is hard. People must really want to do it. Apparently, not enough of us do. So, we will keep on raising children to be sex offenders. Is that what we want?
School Violence & Workplace Violence: Risk Assessment
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Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Risk assessment for violence involves the investigation of five factors: These factors are 1 ) precipitating events, 2) patterns of direct statements, 3) circumstances that increase the likelihood of violence, 4) signs of cumulative stress, and 5) indicators of lowered risks for violence. This article describes a risk assessment based on these factors. For school violence and workplace violence
Will the Soccer Star
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The last few seconds of the soccer game. The score is tied. Will does a fake and then shoots the ball to Roz, who scores. Roz and Will are heroes. At the next game, Will thinks the other team is talking about his twitching eye and rolling shoulder. They really are talking about the play he made with Roz. Will learns everyone has vulnerabilities. Kids who don’t get it need someone to talk to.
The Purple Golf Cart: Stories of an Unconventional Grandma
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 78,690. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Gay and lesbian
The true story of a Florida woman who hid her lesbian identity for two decades. When she finally came out, she lost custody of her young children, thrusting her into activism. But it was her irreverent sense of humor that helped her to survive. It's a story of resilience and passion for social justice. Homelessness, depression, failed relationships gave way to forgiveness, success, and self love.