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Writing Your Psychology Research Paper

Writing Your Psychology Research Paper

  • Author: Scott A. Baldwin
  • Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA)
  • ISBN: 9781433827075
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 126
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This primer for undergraduates explains how to write a clear, compelling, well-organized research paper, with tips and illustrated examples for each step of the process.

Designing and Proposing Your Research Project

Designing and Proposing Your Research Project

  • Author: Jennifer Brown Urban,Brad Van Eeden-Moorefield
  • Publisher: Concise Guides to Conducting B
  • ISBN: 9781433827082
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 139
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This practical, accessible guide walks you through the process of designing your own study and writing your research proposal.

The Harbrace Guide to Writing, Concise Edition

The Harbrace Guide to Writing, Concise Edition

  • Author: Cheryl Glenn
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1413021808
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 496
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The first situation-based 3-in-1 writing guide (including a rhetoric, reader, and research manual), Cheryl Glenn’s THE HARBRACE GUIDE TO WRITING, CONCISE EDITION infuses the common genres and strategies with a rhetorical awareness in the context of actual local situations. THE HARBRACE GUIDE TO WRITING, CONCISE EDITION translates rhetorical theory into easy-to-follow (and easy-to-teach) techniques that help sharpen students’ ability to observe what words, assertions, or opinions might work best with a particular audience in a specific situation. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Social Sciences

The Social Sciences

A Cross-disciplinary Guide to Selected Sources

  • Author: Nancy L. Herron
  • Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9781563089855
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 494
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The updated and expanded third edition of this widely used work comprises more than 1,500 annotated citations. It has served as a teaching text for students wanting a clear approach to learning about important reference sources in the social sciences.

Doing Collaborative Research in Psychology

Doing Collaborative Research in Psychology

A Team-Based Guide

  • Author: Jerusha B. Detweiler-Bedell,Brian Detweiler-Bedell
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • ISBN: 1452289220
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 296
  • View: 500
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Doing Collaborative Research in Psychology offers an engaging journey through the process of conducting research in psychology. Using an innovative team-based approach, this hands-on guide will assist undergraduates with their research—in their courses and in collaboration with faculty or graduate student mentors. The focus on this team-based approach reflects the collaborative nature of research methods and experimental psychology. Students learn how to work as a team, generate creative research ideas, design and pilot studies, recruit participants, collect and analyze data, write up results in APA style, and prepare and give formal research presentations. Students also learn practical ways in which they can promote their research skills as they apply to jobs or graduate school. A unique feature to this book is the ability to read chapters of the text either sequentially or separately, which allows the instructor or research mentor the flexibility to assign those chapters most relevant to the current state of the research project.

Managing Your Research Data and Documentation

Managing Your Research Data and Documentation

  • Author: Kathy R. Berenson
  • Publisher: Concise Guides to Conducting B
  • ISBN: 9781433827099
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 107
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This book presents a straightforward approach to managing and documenting one's data so that other researchers can replicate the study.

Mixed Methods Research

Mixed Methods Research

  • Author: Daphne Watkins,Deborah Gioia
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199908591
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 216
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Finally, a practical guide to mixed methods research has been written with health and human services professionals in mind. Watkins and Gioia review the fundamentals of mixed methods research designs and the general suppositions of mixed methods procedures, look critically at mixed method studies and models that have already been employed in social work, and reflect on the contributions of this work to the field. But what is most important is that they lead the reader through considerations for the application of the mixed methods research in social work settings. The chapters of this book are structured so that readers can (figuratively) walk through the mixed methods research process using nine steps. Chapters one, five, and six provide supplemental material meant to serve as grounding for chapters two, three, and four, which outline nine steps in the mixed methods research process, and specific to social work research. This is a short and practical guide not just for learning about mixed methods research, but also doing it.

Writing: A Manual for the Digital Age, Brief

Writing: A Manual for the Digital Age, Brief

  • Author: David Blakesley,Jeffrey Hoogeveen
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 0495833371
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 640
  • View: 8685
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WRITING: A MANUAL FOR THE DIGITAL AGE, BRIEF 2nd Edition, is the rhetorical handbook for composing in the 21st century. Blakesley and Hoogeveen place students’ writing front and center with an innovative page format that keeps students’ attention focused on their own writing and on activities, checklists, projects, and visual aids that help them write. The page design and innovative visuals make information about writing, reading, research, documentation, technology, and grammar easy for students to access and understand. To accomplish their writing tasks, students are taught to ground their rhetorical decisions in the specific context in which they are writing. Because writing and reading occur both in print and online, WRITING: A MANUAL FOR THE DIGITAL AGE, BRIEF 2nd Edition, prepares students to work with images, audio, video, and print. Technology Toolbox features throughout, as well as two dedicated parts of the book (Parts 6 and 7), teach students how to compose with technology intelligently. A new chapter on Writing in Online Courses, the first of its kind in a handbook, will guide students in addressing this new but increasingly common context for writing. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Self-Esteem Research, Theory, and Practice

Self-Esteem Research, Theory, and Practice

Toward a Positive Psychology of Self-Esteem, Third Edition

  • Author: Christopher J. J. Mruk, PhD
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 9780826103147
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 316
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Dr. Mruk has produced a highly readable new edition of his original work on an often misunderstood psychological construct--self-esteem. Mruk's view that self-esteem is a critically important influence on psychological adjustment and quality of life is now an accepted tenet in personality theory. Lack of self-esteem is frequently a precursor to depression, suicidal behavior, and other personality disorders. Nonetheless, the clinical diagnosis of self-esteem problems has lacked the basis of an overarching theory. Dr. Mruk's comprehensive analysis distills the literature on self-esteem into practical and reliable treatment methods for both clinicians and researchers. The new edition contains updated research and current terms, and addresses the self-esteem "backlash." He concludes with worksheets and detailed guidelines for conducting self-esteem building workshops. Added features include: Major theories of self-esteem Chapter on the new positive psychology 150 new references Dr. Mruk has developed a writing style that is successfully oriented toward both academic and clinical audiences in the areas of counseling, education, nursing, psychology, and social work, thus providing much-needed information for teachers, students, and practicing clinicians in a clear, concise way.

Counseling Theories and Techniques for Rehabilitation and Mental Health Professionals, Second Edition

Counseling Theories and Techniques for Rehabilitation and Mental Health Professionals, Second Edition

  • Author: Fong Chan
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 0826198678
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 512
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The only text about counseling theories and techniques developed specifically for upper-level rehabilitation counseling students and practitioners, this book is now fully updated with a focus on evidence-based practice. It reflects the great strides made in incorporating research-based knowledge into counseling/therapy interventions since the first edition’s publication nearly 10 years ago. The book disseminates the expertise of many of the most esteemed leaders and academic scholars in rehabilitation counseling. These authors emphasize state-of-the-art scientific evidence that supports the effectiveness of various counseling approaches and techniques for people with and without disabilities. New topics include evidence-based practice related to counseling/psychotherapy and motivational interviewing. Methodologies include person-centered counseling, solution-focused brief therapy, gestalt therapy, cognitive and behavioral therapies, psychodynamic therapy, and an Adlerian approach. The book describes basic counseling skills for rehabilitation, including motivational interviewing, group procedures, family counseling, and career and vocational counseling. Also addressed are counseling for individuals with substance abuse disorders, physical disabilities, psychiatric disabilities, and multicultural issues in counseling. Additionally, the book covers such professional issues as supervision in rehabilitation settings and managing risk. Case studies highlight the application of theories and techniques, and each chapter also includes learning objectives and discussion exercises. Accompanying ancillaries include an instructor’s manual containing a sample syllabus, an item bank for developing quizzes and exams, and classroom exercises, and PowerPoint presentations for each chapter. The text also serves as a valuable reference for rehabilitation and related health professions such as nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and language therapy, and social work. NEW TO THE SECOND EDITION: Emphasizes state-of-the-art scientific evidence that supports the effectiveness of leading rehabilitation counseling theories and techniques Focuses on counseling theories and techniques regarding rehabilitation and health and chronic illness and disability Serves as a text for upper-level rehabilitation counseling students and a reference for rehabilitation counseling professionals Includes new chapters on evidence-based practice regarding counseling and therapy and motivational interviewing Instructor’s manual and PowerPoint presentations Fong Chan, PhD, CRC, received his PhD in rehabilitation counseling psychology from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1983. He is a full professor and director of clinical training (PhD Rehabilitation Psychology Program) in the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, University of Wisconsin–Madison. He is also the codirector of the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Evidence-Based Vocational Rehabilitation Practices. Before joining the faculty at University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1992, he was on the faculty in the Department of Psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology for 4 years and the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling Psychology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center for 5 years. He is a certified rehabilitation counselor, a licensed psychologist, and a fellow in the American Psychological Association. Dr. Chan has more than 30 years of experience conducting applied rehabilitation research in the topical areas of psychosocial interventions, demand-side employment, transition and postsecondary education, evidence-based practice, and research methodologies. Dr. Chan has published over 250 refereed journal articles and book chapters. In addition, he is the editor of four textbooks: Case Management for Rehabilitation Health Professionals; Counseling Theories and Techniques for Rehabilitation Health Professionals; Understanding Psychosocial Adjustment to Chronic Illness and Disability: A Handbook for Evidence-Based Practitioners in Rehabilitation; and Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Examination Preparation: A Concise Guide to the Foundations of Rehabilitation Counseling. He also served as the co-chair for the U.S. Department of Education Rehabilitation Services Administration’s 33rd Institute for Rehabilitation Issues on Evidence-Based Practice. Norman L. Berven, PhD, is professor emeritus in the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, University of Wisconsin–Madison, having served on the faculty since 1976, and he has chaired the rehabilitation psychology program for more than 20 years. He previously held positions as a rehabilitation counselor at the San Mateo County Mental Health Service in California (now the San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services), as a research associate at the ICD Rehabilitation and Research Center (now the Institute for Career Development) in New York City, and as an assistant professor at Seton Hall University. He is licensed as a psychologist and as a professional counselor by the state of Wisconsin and also holds the certified rehabilitation counselor credential. He is a fellow in the American Psychological Association and is a member of several professional associations in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, assessment, and counselor education. He has published more than 80 journal articles and book chapters on topics related to rehabilitation counseling, assessment, and counselor education and training. He has received the James F. Garrett Award for a Distinguished Career in Rehabilitation Research from the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA), the ARCA Distinguished Professional Award, the American Counseling Association (ACA) Research Award, and 10 ARCA Research Awards. He has also received distinguished alumni awards from the Graduate Programs in Rehabilitation at the University of Iowa and from the rehabilitation psychology program at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Kenneth R. Thomas, DEd, received his undergraduate and graduate education at Penn State University and his psychoanalytic education at the Center for Psychoanalytic Study in Chicago. Prior to receiving his doctoral degree, Dr. Thomas worked as a rehabilitation counselor for the Pennsylvania Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation at the Pennsylvania Rehabilitation Center in Johnstown. Following a 1-year academic appointment in the counselor education program at Penn State, he joined the faculty at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. At Wisconsin, he held several administrative positions, including chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, chair of the Department of Therapeutic Science, and director of the Educational and Psychological Training Center within the School of Education. He was awarded professor emeritus status at the university in 2002. He has published three books and more than 125 refereed journal articles and book chapters in the areas of counseling, rehabilitation, disability, and psychoanalysis. He is a past president of the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA), a fellow in three divisions of the American Psychological Association, and a recipient of the James Garrett Award for a Distinguished Career in Rehabilitation Research from the ARCA. He has also received the University of Wisconsin School of Education Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award, and he holds Alumni Fellow status at Penn State University.

Essentials of Child Psychopathology

Essentials of Child Psychopathology

  • Author: Linda Wilmshurst
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0471715913
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 288
  • View: 2656
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Evidence-Based Practice Manual

Evidence-Based Practice Manual

Research and Outcome Measures in Health and Human Services

  • Author: Albert R. Roberts,Kenneth R. Yeager
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 9780198036920
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1080
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The Evidence-Based Practice Manual was developed as an all-inclusive and comprehensive practical desktop resource. It includes 104 original chapters, each specially written by the most prominent and experienced medical, public health, psychology, social work, criminal justice, and public policy practitioners, researchers, and professors in the United States and Canada. This book is specifically designed with practitioners in mind, providing at-a-glance overviews and direct application chapters. This is the only interdisciplinary volume available for locating and applying evidence-based assessment measures, treatment plans, and interventions. Particular attention has been given to providing practice guidelines and exemplars of evidence-based practice and practice-based research. The Evidence-Based Practice Manual emphasizes and summarizes key elements, issues, concepts, and how-to approaches in the development and application of evidence-based practice. Discussions include program evaluation, quality and operational improvement strategies, research grant applications, validating measurement tools, and utilizing statistical procedures. Concise summaries of the substantive evidence gained from methodologically rigorous quantitative and qualitative research provide make this is an accessible resource for a broad range of practitioners facing the mandate of evidence-based practice in the health and human services.

Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series

Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series

1963: January-June

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Copyright Office, Library of Congress
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Copyright
  • Page: 1234
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Includes Part 1, Number 1: Books and Pamphlets, Including Serials and Contributions to Periodicals (January - June)

Intensive One-Session Treatment of Specific Phobias

Intensive One-Session Treatment of Specific Phobias

  • Author: Thompson E. Davis III,Thomas H. Ollendick,Lars-Göran Öst
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 1461432537
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 256
  • View: 4101
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Whether it’s dogs, spiders, blood, heights or some other fear, specific phobias are one of the most prevalent mental health problems, affecting as many as one in eight people. In recent years, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has emerged as particularly effective in treating young people and adults with specific phobias. And of these methods, one-session treatment stands out as a long-lasting, cost-effective intervention of choice. Intensive One-Session Treatment of Specific Phobias not only provides a summary of the evidence base, it also serves as a practical reference and training guide. This concise volume examines the phenomenology, epidemiology, and etiology of phobias, laying the groundwork for subsequent discussion of assessment strategies, empirically sound one-session treatment methods, and special topics. In addition, expert contributors address challenges common to exposure therapy, offer age-appropriate guidelines for treating young clients, and describe innovative computer-assisted techniques. Organized to be read individually or in sequence, chapters delve into key areas, including: Evidence-based assessment and treatment of specific phobias in children, adolescents, and adults. One-session treatment theory and practice with children, adolescents, and adults. Handling difficult cases of specific phobias in youth. Interventions for specific phobias in special populations. Training and assessing therapists in one-session treatment. Ethical issues in considering exposure. Intensive One-Session Treatment of Specific Phobias is an essential resource for researchers, clinicians, and graduate students in child, school, clinical, and counseling psychology; social work; and general and special education.

Cognitive Therapy for Adolescents in School Settings

Cognitive Therapy for Adolescents in School Settings

  • Author: Torrey A. Creed,Jarrod Reisweber,Aaron T. Beck
  • Publisher: Guilford Press
  • ISBN: 1609181336
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 173
  • View: 4837
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?This first concise guide to conducting cognitive therapy (CT) with adolescents? in school settings features in-depth case examples and hands-on clinical tools. The authors?who include renowned CT originator Aaron T. Beck?provide an accessible introduction to the cognitive model and demonstrate specific therapeutic techniques. Strategies are illustrated for engaging adolescents in therapy, rapidly creating an effective case conceptualization, and addressing a range of clinical issues and stressors frequently experienced in grades 6?12. The challenges and rewards of school-based CT are discussed in detail. In a convenient large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the book contains?16 reproducible handouts, worksheets, and forms. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series.

Canada's Mental Health

Canada's Mental Health

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
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The School Services Sourcebook

The School Services Sourcebook

A Guide for School-Based Professionals

  • Author: Cynthia Franklin,Mary Beth Harris,Paula Allen-Meares
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0198039042
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 1248
  • View: 9179
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This comprehensive sourcebook covers every aspect of school service delivery, arming practitioners with the nuts and bolts of evidence-based practice. Each of the 114 chapters serves as a detailed intervention map, beginning with a summary of the problem area and moving directly into step-by-step instructions on how to implement an evidence-based program with distinct goals in mind and methods to measure the outcome. School-based professionals in need of ready access to information on mental health disorders, developmental disabilities, health promotion, child abuse, dropout prevention, conflict resolution, crisis intervention, group work, family interventions, culturally competent practice, policy, ethics, legal issues, community involvement, accountability, and funding can now find high-quality and easy-to-implement strategies at their fintertips. A concise, user-friendly format orients readers to each issue with a Getting Started section, then moves smoothly into What We Know, What We Can Do, Tools and Practice Examples, and Points to Remember. Quick-reference tables and charts highlight the most important information needed for daily reference, and lists of further reading and Web resources guide readers in gathering additional information to tailor their practice to suit their students' needs. Each chapter has been specifically crafted by leaders in their fields with the ultimate goal of giving school-based practitioners the tools they need to deliver the best mental health and social services possible to students, families, and communities. This is a must-have reference for all school-based social workers, psychologists, counselors, mental health professionals, and educators.

Sources of information in the social sciences

Sources of information in the social sciences

a guide to the literature. - 3rd ed

  • Author: William H. Webb,Alan R. Beals
  • Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 777
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Brief descriptions of specific fields in history, economics, and other areas of social science introduce annotated bibliographies of source material

Sexual Dysfunction, Third Edition

Sexual Dysfunction, Third Edition

A Guide for Assessment and Treatment

  • Author: John P. Wincze,Risa B. Weisberg
  • Publisher: Guilford Publications
  • ISBN: 1462520618
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 230
  • View: 4305
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Highly regarded as a course text and practitioner resource, this book presents concise intervention guidelines for the most frequently encountered sexual dysfunctions in women and men. Following a consistent format, chapters on each clinical problem cover its description, clinical presentation, prevalence, etiology, and biological and psychosocial factors. Illustrative case examples of diverse individuals and couples are included. The authors provide a state-of-the-art framework for conducting comprehensive assessments, weaving multiple data sources into a coherent case formulation, and planning effective treatment that integrates medical and psychosocial strategies. New to This Edition *Incorporates major advances in both sexual medicine and psychotherapy. *Extensively rewritten, with all-new case material throughout. *New chapter organization aligned with DSM-5. *Expanded coverage of biopsychosocial assessment. *Discusses pseudoscientific and sham treatments.

The Longman Reader

The Longman Reader

  • Author: Judith Nadell,John Langan,Eliza A. Comodromos
  • Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 9780321236425
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 680
  • View: 8238
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Widely praised for its superior teaching apparatus and thought-provoking readings,The Longman Reader (formerly titledThe Macmillian Reader ) remains the most successful rhetorically organized freshman composition reader. 58 outstanding selections represent a blend of favorite standards and fresh, new pieces on a variety of topics such as family life, education, technology, race, mass culture, and morality.