Raising Kids in the 21st Century: The Science of Psychological Health for Children

Raising Kids in the 21st Century: The Science of Psychological Health for Children

Author(s): Sharon K. Hall

Print ISBN: 9781405158060

Online ISBN: 9781444305197

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305197

Reviews


?The blood vessels feeding the substance of the book flow copiously with a nourishing abundance of information pertaining to psychological health and children.? (Metapsychology, September 2009)

?Informative and practical, Raising Kids in the21st Century proves an invaluable guidebook and resource for parents, educators, students and clinicians.? ( Change, Houston Edition, August 2009)

?The author grounds her advice on commonsense values and reinforces them with relevant research. Vignettes of real-life family situations at the beginning of each chapter are charming. This will be an excellent introductory resource both for those beginning their studies in developmental psychology and for new parents anxious to do the right thing for their child. Summing Up: Highly recommended.? (CHOICE, February 2009)

"Well written and geared to a broad audience, this straightforward, jargon-free book offers a detailed, step-by-step guide to promoting good psychological health in children from infancy to late adolescence. Many researchers that Hall (Univ. of Houston, Clear Lake) cites will be familiar to those well versed in developmental psychology. The author grounds her advice on commonsense values and reinforces them with relevant research. Vignettes of real-life family situations at the beginning of each chapter are charming. This will be an excellent introductory resource both for those beginning their studies in developmental psychology and for new parents anxious to do the right thing for their child. Summing Up: Highly recommended. All readers, all levels." ?D. J. Winchester, Yeshiva University (Choice, February 2009)

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