School Programs in Speech-Language Pathology: Organization and Service Delivery, Sixth Edition
Jean L. Blosser and Jennifer W. Means
Now in its sixth edition, School Programs in Speech-Language Pathology: Organization and Service Delivery continues to be a vital resource for faculty, graduate students, school-based practitioners, and program administrators who strive to make a difference in the school setting. The text provides practical solutions and strategies to tackle the challenges faced in the complex and ever-changing education landscape. The authors aim for the book to be an excellent opportunity to stimulate new ways of thinking about the critical role speech-language pathologists (SLP) play in children's education and social development. It provides a foundation for understanding where SLP programs fit within the school organization. SLPs will be motivated to collaborate with colleagues, lead discussions about the link between communication and learning, and introduce innovative models for delivering services. School Programs encourages SLPs to embrace their positions on school teams, share knowledge to make services educationally relevant and help children reach their highest potential.
Developmental Physical Education for All Children, 5th Edition
Frances Cleland-Donelly, David L. Gallahue, and Suzanne S. Mueller
A book that has long been a standard for developmental physical education returns in a new, thoroughly updated edition with a sharpened focus on preparing tomorrow’s physical educators to deliver developmentally appropriate lessons and activities for children in pre-K through grade 5. Developmental Physical Education for All Children, now in its fifth edition and available in both print and e-book versions, takes a student-focused, comprehensive approach in preparing future teachers to create programs that enable children to gain the knowledge, skills, and dispositions vital to leading a physically active lifestyle.This new edition is the first in more than a decade, with revisions and updates that make it like a brand-new book—one that maintains its solid foundations and instruction while equipping teachers for success in the 21st century.
Yoga: A Path to Wellness: A Workbook for Students
Alison Donley discovered her love for yoga when, at the age of 16, she discovered B.K.S. Iyengar's Light on Yoga in the library of the small town of Waynesboro, PA. She started yoga programs for 2 large health clubs in the West Chester area, and opened The Light Within Yoga Studio in November of 2004 after she moved to Southern Chester County. Alison created two 3-credit electives (Yoga I and Yoga II) for West Chester University, where she has began teaching in 1998. In addition, she and Pamela Walsh, owner of The Spirit of Yoga studios in West Chester and Downingtown, co-created a Yoga III course and a 200 hour yoga teacher training program at West Chester University.
CIH EXAM ESSENTIAL PRACTICE SIMPLY AND THOROUGHLY EXPLAINED
Daniel Farcas, Damien Hammond, and Lorenzo Cena
“The CIH Exam - Essential Practice Questions by Farcas, Hammond, and Cena is, as the name implies, an essential set of questions in Industrial Hygiene. It is well laid out in 17 sections. The questions are well introduced with a short narrative before the introduction of the pertinent equations and solution to the over 500 example problems. The book serves not only as a formidable preparation for the CIH exam but a good review of basic principles, a reference for many of the day-to-day technical issues confronting the practicing industrial hygienist and a guide for raising awareness of potential problems for which alert action is required. The authors bring a breadth of experience and insight into the issues handled in the text. They bring context to the basic principles to be highlighted by the examples of the questions and their solutions. This should be a must-have text for everyone in the field. ”Michael McCawley, Ph.D.
CSP EXAM ESSENTIAL PRACTICE SIMPLY AND THOROUGHLY EXPLAINED
Daniel Farcas, Damien Hammond, and Lorenzo Cena
“The CSP Exam - Essential Practice by Farcas, Hammond, and Cena is, as the name implies, an essential set of questions in Occupational Safety. This book is well laid out in 19 sections. It draws the reader in, which certainly assists with their increased retention of the amount of material that has to be covered. The questions are well introduced with a short narrative before the introduction of the pertinent equations and solution to the over 600 example essential questions. The book serves not only as a formidable preparation for the CIH exam but a good review of basic principles, a reference for many of the day-to-day technical issues confronting the practicing worker’s safety and a guide for raising awareness of potential problems for which alert action is required. The authors bring a breadth of experience and insight into the issues handled in the text. They bring context to the basic principles to be highlighted by the examples of the questions and their solutions. CSP Exam - Essential Practice should be a must-have text for everyone in the field.” Michael McCawley, Ph.D., West Virginia University.
ABA for SLPs: Interprofessional Collaboration for Autism Support Teams
Joanne E. Gerenser and Mareile Koenig
To help ensure the best outcomes for learners with autism spectrum disorder, speech-language pathologists (SLPs) and behavior analysts (Bas) need to work together to support positive behavior and effective communication. This book provides SLPs with a clearer understanding of applied behavior analysis (ABA)—and bridges the gap between the two fields with a comprehensive plan for collaboration. An important new addition to courses in speech-language pathology, this textbook clears up the myths and misconceptions surrounding ABA and builds a clear path to interprofessional practice between SLPs and Bas. Through chapters co-authored by practitioners from both disciplines, speech-language pathologists will learn how to move past ABA stereotypes and controversies, incorporate the best ABA-based practices into their work- and break down the barriers to productive collaboration with Bas.
Communication Development and Disorders for Partners in Service
Cheryl D. Gunter and Mareile Koenig
Communication Development and Disorders for Partners in Service equips participants in the service provision continuum to describe the components of language; interpret the implications of theories of language for interaction, evaluation, and intervention; describe the accomplishments in typical language development; compare and contrast typical with atypical language development; and describe the continuum of evaluation and intervention with appreciation of their contributions to this process.
Sports Nutrition: A Handbook for Professionals, Sixth Edition
Christine Karpinski and Christine A. Rosenbloom
In the latest edition of Sports Nutrition, renowned authors and dieticians Christine Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, FAND and Christine Karpinski, PhD, RD, CSSD, LDN present updated research and evidence-based advice for health professionals working with athletes at all levels. This edition incorporates theoretical and practical information, designed for easy implementation in daily practice for peak athletic performance. This long-standing and renowned reference for both the seasoned and novice sports dietitians thoroughly explores all areas of nutrition for sports and fitness. Sports Nutrition is known as an excellent text for sports nutrition courses and study aid for the CSSD specialty exam.
Critical Thinking in Clinical Practice in Speech-Language Pathology
Joseph B. Lejeune and Cheryl D. Gunter
Gunter and LeJeune have developed and validated a Critical Thinking Scale that allows them to evaluate four levels of critical thinking competence across five dimensions of critical thinking skill in clinical students, clinical practitioners, and clinical administrators. In a series of studies, they have documented the level of critical thinking demonstrated in the completion of various clinical service delivery tasks for simulated patients. The Gunter and LeJeune work has resulted in 26 state and national conference presentations, as well as in the publication of the book, Critical Thinking in Clinical Practice in Speech-Language Pathology.
The Social Geography of Healthy Aging
Jasmin Tahmaseb McConatha and Karin Volkwein-Caplan
The healthy and successful transition to later life can be a difficult experience. This book discusses the historical, cultural, and social psychological factors that shape the quality of life of older women and men. A central premise of the proposed book is that where we live is vital to how we age, Thus, this book has a look at stories of older women and men who are from different cultural backgrounds.
The Ethical Space of Mindfulness in Clinical Practice: An Exploratory Essay
This book makes a vital contribution to the understanding of ethics as the cornerstone of mindfulness-based practice, and will be of interest to all those involved in delivering mindfulness-based interventions, including psychologists, counselors, spiritual directors, occupational therapists, physicians, nurses, and educators.
New World Mindfulness: From the Founding Fathers, Emerson, and Thoreau to Your Personal Practice
Donald McCown and Marc S. Micozzi
We are all busy--and we all long for quiet and connection. Yet despite the growing body of evidence supporting the benefits of mindfulness, the hectic pace of modern life leaves little time to devote to meditation, relaxation, and contemplation. In New World Mindfulness, mindfulness teacher and therapist Donald McCown and physician Marc Micozzi provide techniques to successfully integrate mindfulness into real life so we can rise above the stress of work, family, and community that can easily pull us out of the moment and into states of tension, anxiety, or depression.
Teaching mindfulness : a practical guide for clinicians and educators
Donald McCown, Diane K. Reibel, and Marc S. Micozzi
Teaching Mindfulness: A Practical Guide for Clinicians and Educators brings this increasingly important discipline into clearer focus, opening dialogue for physicians, clinical and health psychologists, clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, pastoral counselors, spiritual directors, life coaches, organizational development professionals, and teachers and professionals in higher education, in short, everyone with an interest in helping others find their way into the benefits of the present moment.
Resources for Teaching Mindfulness: An International Handbook
Donald McCown, Diane Reibel, and Marc S. Micozzi
This master-class-in-a-book is designed to guide teachers of mindfulness-based interventions (MBI) in continuing to develop more competence while raising global standards of practice and pedagogy. Starting with the central yet elusive concept of stewardship, it then expands upon the core components of MBI pedagogy. A series of reflective essays by MBI teachers from around the world foregrounds differences and challenges in meeting participants “where they are.” Such reflections are both inspiring and thought-provoking for teachers ―wherever they are. The book also provides practical guidance and tools for adjusting teaching style and content for special populations, from chronic pain patients to trauma survivors, from health care professionals to clergy, and including many others. Detailed scripts and practices, ready to adopt and adapt, offer opportunities to explore new directions in the classroom, and to continue the life-long development of the teacher.
Applied exercise psychology: The challenging journey from motivation to adherence
Selen Razon and Michael L. Sachs
Applied Exercise Psychology emphasizes the application of evidence-based knowledge drawn from the fields of exercise psychology, health psychology, clinical and counseling psychology, and exercise physiology for physical activity behavior change. The collection builds a bridge between up-to-date research findings, relevant field experiences, and applied implications. This is the first book to cover such breadth of topics in applied exercise psychology, with chapters bringing often overlooked issues to the attention of practitioners to promote not only evidence-based practice but also responsible ethics and referral.
Ageing, Physical Activity and Health International Perspectives
Karin Volkwein-Caplan and Jasmin Tahmaseb McConatha
One of the most pressing questions facing society today is how to care for its burgeoning elderly population. By the year 2050, experts predict that one-third of the world’s population will be over 60 years old. Health promotion for the elderly is therefore becoming an increasingly important topic in public policy and planning.This book examines the challenges presented by an ageing global population, our varying expectations of healthy ageing, and the importance of exercise and physical activity for the elderly. Drawing on empirical research from around the world, it considers the factors that influence health and well-being in later life and compares practices and policies designed to promote healthy ageing. It presents case studies from 15 countries spanning Europe, North and South America, Africa and Asia, and sheds light on how attitudes to physical activity differ across nations, regions and cultures.Ageing, Physical Activity and Health: International Perspectivesis important reading for allstudents, researchers and practitioners with an interest in physical activity, public health, exercise science or gerontology.
Fundamentals of US Health Care: Principles and Perspectives
Charles E. Yesalis, Robert M. Politzer, and Harry D. Holt
Fundamentals of US Health Care: Principles and Perspectives takes the broad, complex topic of health care in the United States and presents it in a digestible, easy-to-read format. Focusing on some of the fundamental issues facing the health care system today, this text delivers simple, objective coverage of key topics including cost, access, quality, financing, manpower, and public health. By blending current, factual data, basic principles, and multiple perspectives on controversial issues, the authors provide a balanced approach to the core issues facing the health care industry. Case studies and vignettes throughout the text allow readers to explore how current health care problems impact real-life situations and to hone their critical thinking skills for their future professional careers.
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