Multicultural Gender Roles, edited by Marie L. Miville 2013 A look at gender role development among men and women of color.
The Crisis Counseling and Traumatic Events Treatment Planner. Another in this useful series.
Selecting Effective Treatments, 4th edition. Seligman and Reichenberg. 2014. Includes updates for DSM-5.
Life After Loss by Bob Diets.
Therapy in the real world. Nancy Boyd-Franklin, et al. 2013. This book aims to help "beginning and experienced therapists cope with the myriad challenges of working in agencies, clinics, hospitals, and private practice,”
Pathological altruism edited by Oakley, et al. 2012 This book may be the first to explore negative aspects of altruism and empathy, which seem to be undisputed positive traits.
Quiet: the power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking. By Susan Cain.2013 How introverts are undervalued and misunderstood in our society. “At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking, reading to partying; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion”
Come in and check out these new books.
Psychotherapy.net, one of our streaming video resources, has added three new videos to the database. All of them include therapists who have authored some of your textbooks or the treatment planners in the library. You can access the videos from the Streaming Video link on the library's webpage or click here http://www.psychotherapy.net.proxy.thechicagoschool.edu/stream/tcs:
Multicultural Competence in Counseling and Psychotherapy - Derald Wing Sue
In this provocative interview with multicultural expert Derald Wing Sue, learn about the history of multicultural counseling, the unmet needs of diverse clients, and ways to counter the culture-bound values that may be impacting your work.
Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Depression - Timothy Bruce, Arthur Jongsma, Jr.
Learn everything you need to know about creating detailed, practical evidence-based treatment plans for depressed clients in this one-of-a-kind video with Drs. Timothy Bruce and Arthur Jongsma, who present an overview and accompanying demonstrations of depression’s most empirically supported treatment methods.
Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Panic Disorder - Timothy Bruce, Arthur Jongsma, Jr.
What exactly is evidence-based treatment planning, and how do you do it? Find out in this comprehensive video with Drs. Timothy Bruce and Arthur Jongsma, who present an overview, clinical vignettes, and commentary on empirically supported treatment for panic disorder.
Here are the new books recently added to our PsycBooks database:
Activities for Teaching Positive Psychology: A Guide for Instructors 2012 Edited by Jeffrey J. Froh, PsyD and Acacia C. Parks, PhD
“Positive psychology is a rapidly expanding area of study that is of great interest to students at the graduate, undergraduate, and high school levels. But the field is so broad that teachers who want to cover all the bases when designing a positive psychology course may have difficulty locating and selecting materials. Activities for Teaching Positive Psychology addresses this problem by presenting a comprehensive set of fun, interactive classroom activities devised by contributors who are experienced teachers as well as leading scholars in their areas.”
Controversy in the Psychology Classroom: Using Hot Topics to Foster Critical Thinking 2012 Edited by Dana S. Dunn, PhD; Regan A. R. Gurung, PhD; Karen Z. Naufel, PhD; and Janie H. Wilson, PhD
“This book provides frameworks for teaching controversial topics and skills for handling disruptions, so teachers can help students evaluate evidence and develop testable questions.”
Health and Social Relationships: The Good, The Bad, and The Complicated 2012 Edited by Matthew L. Newman, PhD and Nicole A. Roberts, PhD
“The contributors to Health and Social Relationships not only examine the psychological and physiological linkages between relationships and health, but also offer clinical implications — such as how to foster good social relationships in our personal lives and in our communities at large.”
Presurgical Psychological Screening: Understanding Patients, Improving Outcomes 2012 Edited by Andrew R. Block, PhD, ABPP and David B. Sarwer, PhD
“The success of many surgical procedures depends not only on the skill of the surgeon and the use of state-of-the-art technology, but also on the actions and characteristics of the patient. Patients' emotional and psychosocial concerns, health-related behaviors, outcome expectations, and compliance with treatment regimen can all strongly influence the ultimate effectiveness of surgery. Thus, mental health professionals are increasingly called upon to perform presurgical psychological screening (PPS) to ensure that patients are given the treatments most likely to be effective, while reducing the chances of worsening their conditions. This book presents PPS procedures for a wide range of surgery types, such as spinal surgery, organ transplantation, bariatric surgery, and plastic surgery. Drawing on both research and clinical experience, the authors explain how to conduct PPS, communicate results to patients and surgeons, and identify possible pre- or postsurgery interventions to mitigate risk factors and maximize the likelihood of surgical success.”
Understanding and Treating Pathological Narcissism 2012 Edited by John S. Ogrodniczuk, PhD
“In this book, today's most prominent thinkers and clinical experts on pathological narcissism address the challenges facing therapists who work with narcissistic patients. They trace the history of our understanding of narcissism, from ancient myth, to Freud and subsequent psychodynamic approaches and also provide clinicians with a comprehensive guide to treatment that covers features of the disorder, diagnosis, and assessment, as well as special considerations in the vital areas of transference and countertransference.”
Alcohol and Illicit Drug Use in the Workforce and Workplace 2012 By Michael R. Frone, PhD
“In this authoritative book, Michael R. Frone takes a close look at what we know and don't know about workforce and workplace substance involvement. In doing so, he exposes the lack of evidence behind many popular myths that have persisted since the "war on drugs" began in the 1980s.”
Authoritative Parenting: Synthesizing Nurturance and Discipline for Optimal Child Development 2012 Edited by Robert E. Larzelere, PhD; Amanda Sheffield Morris, PhD; and Amanda W. Harrist, PhD
“In this book, leading scholars update our thinking about authoritative parenting and address three unresolved issues: mechanisms of the style's effectiveness, variations of effectiveness across cultures, and untangling how parents influence children from how children influence them.”
Spiritual Interventions in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy 2012 Edited by Donald F. Walker, PhD and William L. Hathaway, PhD
“This book presents guidance for integrating spiritual interventions in psychotherapy with children and their families. The interventions are appropriate for a range of settings, presenting problems, and client belief systems. Specific chapters address the use of prayer, forgiveness, acceptance, spiritual awareness, sacred texts, and God images in therapy. Illustrative case studies are included, and ethical issues are given special consideration.”
Cognition and Brain Development: Converging Evidence From Various Methodologies 2013 Edited by Bhoomika Rastogi Kar, PhD
‘In this book, an elite group of international contributors presents the latest advances in the science of cognitive development.”
Internationalizing Multiculturalism: Expanding Professional Competencies in a Globalized World 2013 Edited by Rodney L. Lowman, PhD
“This book broadens the concept of multiculturalism to encompass internationalism. In other words, it internationalizes multiculturalism. It argues that professionals in all fields can enhance both their multicultural and international competence to perform more effectively.”
The Psychology of Meaning 2013 Edited by Keith D. Markman, PhD; Travis Proulx, PhD; and Matthew J. Lindberg, PhD
“The Psychology of Meaning explores the multifaceted nature of this highly subjective construct. The volume's contributors examine meaning along five dimensions — the architecture of meaning, responding to uncertainty, meaning from retrospection, compensating for meaning violations, and restoring meaning: physiological and neurocognitive mechanisms.”
PsycBooks database has added 7 contemporary titles to the database and 17 classsic titles. The contemporary titles are described below.
Cultural Adaptations: Tools for Evidence-Based Practice With Diverse Populations (2012) Edited by Guillermo Bernal, PhD and Melanie M. Domenech Rodríguez, PhD
Research for the Public Good: Applying the Methods of Translational Research to Improve Human Health and Well-Being (2012) Edited by Elaine Wethington, PhD and Rachel E. Dunifon, PhD
Evidence-Based Teaching for Higher Education (2012) Edited by Beth M. Schwartz, PhD and Regan A. R. Gurung, PhD
Making Evidence-Based Psychological Treatments Work With Older Adults
Meaning, Mortality, and Choice: The Social Psychology of Existential Concerns
Transformation in Psychotherapy: Corrective Experiences Across Cognitive Behavioral, Humanistic, and Psychodynamic Approaches
Trauma Therapy in Context: The Science and Craft of Evidence-Based Practice
PsycBooks has added two contemporary titles to its database and 12 classic titles. A full list of the added titles is available here. The two contemporary books are described below:
Cultural Adaptations: Tools for Evidence-Based Practice With Diverse Populations 2012 Edited by Guillermo Bernal, PhD and Melanie M. Domenech Rodríguez, PhD
“The unifying theoretical framework of this volume promotes culturally adapted EBPs as productive and empirically viable approaches to treating ethnic minorities and culturally diverse groups. Chapter authors describe cultural adaptations of conventional EBPs for a variety of psychological problems across a wide range of cultures and ethnicities — Latino/as, Chinese, African Americans, and American Indians among them.”
Research for the Public Good: Applying the Methods of Translational Research to Improve Human Health and Well-Being 2012 Edited by Elaine Wethington, PhD and Rachel E. Dunifon, PhD
“This book demonstrates how emerging methods of translational research can be applied to important topics of interest to social and behavioral scientists. Accessible models and real-world case studies are provided to help bridge the gaps among research, policy, and practice. Social and behavioral sciences now often contribute to public- and individual-level interventions that promote education, disease prevention, health care delivery, health care access, and more. This broader, more inclusive approach to translational research has gained popularity and been promoted by the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control, medical centers, and university programs.”
We have 3 new streaming videos in the catalog - click here for instructions on accessing them.
This film follows the journey of a filmmaker who travels in and around Jerusalem, from a Palestinian refugee camp to an Israeli settlement in the West Bank, where he meets seven Palestinian and Israeli children who exist in separate worlds, divided by physical, historical, and emotional boundaries although they live only 20 minutes apart. Explores the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the eyes of these children and tells the story of a few children who dared to cross the lines to meet their neighbors.
Multicultural counseling - issues of ethnic diversity (1992)
Provides a stimulus for counselors to increase their awareness, understanding, and skills in multicultural issues in counseling.
Susceptible to kindness: Miss Evers’ boys and the Tuskegee Syphilis Study (1993)
Examines the ethical issues raised by the Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male (1932-1972). Includes excerpts from David Feldshuh’s play Miss Evers boys and comments by nurses; physicians; government officials; James Jones, the author of Bad blood; and others on the issues raised by the play.