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The Key to Job Success in Any Career: Developing Six Competencies That Close America's Global Skills Gap

Posted: 21/12/2012

Improve your future employability options in a troubled economyIf you are struggling to find a job, concerned about keeping the one you have or feel that your career has stalled in a dead end job this book was written for you. After 25 years of effort by 18 esteemed professional organizations Ame...

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Many Faces of PTSD: Does Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Have a Grip On Your Life?

Posted: 21/12/2012

Person-centered instead of theory-centered, this resource provides a basic context for understanding how post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects people and those around them. Compassionate, firsthand knowledge of the different ways in which PTSD manifests itself are described throughout the...

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Got Parts? An Insider's Guide to Managing Life Successfully with Dissociative Identity Disorder (New Horizons in Therapy)

Posted: 21/12/2012

Finally a book for survivors written by a survivor! Got Parts? was written by a survivor of DID in association with her therapist and therapy group. This book is filled with successful coping techniques and strategies to enhance the day-to-day functioning of adult survivors of DID in relatio...

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Mindful Eating: A Guide to Rediscovering a Healthy and Joyful Relationship with Food--includes CD

Posted: 21/12/2012

The art of mindfulness can transform our struggles with food—and renew our sense of pleasure, appreciation, and satisfaction with eating. Drawing on recent research and integrating her experiences as a physician and meditation teacher, Dr. Jan Bays offers a wonderfully clear presentation o...

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The Back-To-Front Boy: A True Story of Adopting a Boy with Attachment Disorder

Posted: 21/12/2012

This is a true story. Rebecca Wright and her partner, John, adopted a young child. It wasn't until later that they discovered just how needy he was and how their love and commitment to him would change his life.The strength they show in going through the complex process of helping Sam, who has at...

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Searching to be Found: Understanding and Helping Adopted and Looked After Children with Attention Difficulties

Posted: 21/12/2012

Many adoptive parents and foster carers feel they have children in their care who have attention difficulties. They wonder about the relationship between being in care/adopted and having an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. They are confused about how they can best manage the behaviors of...

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Raising Shane: Foster Care & Adoption of the Special-Needs Child

Posted: 21/12/2012

If you are thinking about fostering or adoption, this is a good book to start with. It doesn't offer beautiful pictures of waiting infants or angelic toddlers. Those, you can get from any agency. Instead, in fifty-two short chapters on different topics related to adoption and foster care, this...

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More than Love: Adopting and Surviving Attachment Disorder Children

Posted: 21/12/2012

MORE THAN LOVE is a candid account of contrasting emotions - hope and lost hope, joy and despair, perseverance and helplessness that resulted from parenting three Attachment Disorder adopted boys. It also describes the adoptive parents frustration at the system for not providing the help they wer...

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We Adopted a Dusty Miller: One Family's Journey With An Attachment Disorder Child

Posted: 21/12/2012

We Adopted a Dusty Miller is a spellbinding and unusually frank narration of the roller coaster ride parents experience when they love a difficult child and are not successful in finding help. A strong marriage, a supportive family, a sense of humor, a persistent attitude, and the ability, finall...

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The Martian Child: A Novel About A Single Father Adopting A Son

Posted: 21/12/2012

Basis for the major motion picture from New Line Cinema —starring John Cusack, Amanda Peet, and Joan Cusack—in theaters November 2007When David Gerrold decided he wanted to adopt a son, he thought he had prepared himself for fatherhood. But eight-year-old Dennis turned out to b...

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