Los Angeles / Orange County Libraries
5Jun/140

New Books in the Westwood Library

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.

16Mar/110

Helping Children Cope with Earthquakes and Tsuanamis

For children worried about earthquakes and tsunamis get resources to help them from The National Child Traumatic Stress Network NCTSN . Click on "earthquakes" and "tsunamis" in the "What's New" box on the NCTSN home page. The site, jointly sponsored by UCLA and Duke University, provides a vast array of resources for helping children cope with traumatic stress from many causes.

   

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