Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Library & SNHU add new child & adolescent development/psychology books

New to the Curtis Memorial Library collection, an updated selection of books focusing on child and adolescent development and psychology provided through a grant from the Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU Maine) in Brunswick. Tailored to meet the needs of both students in the psychology/childhood and adolescent behavior programs at SNHU Maine in Brunswick and community members, the collection includes books on child and adolescent development, mental health of children and teens, counseling and therapies, and research with children.

Specific topics also include childhood mental health disorders, behavioral issues, child and adolescent psychopathology, play therapies, evidence-based therapies, group counseling, adolescents and brain development, social networks, addiction and risk.

For more information about the books, call the reference desk at Curtis Memorial Library at 725-5242 x 204 or check the library catalog online at See the complete list of books below. For more information about the undergraduate and graduate business classes at the Southern New Hampshire University Center Maine, call (800) 427-9238 or (207) 725-6486, see the SNHU Maine website or drop in for a tour of SNHU Maine at 10 Tibbets Drive (the building adjacent to Wal-Mart) in Brunswick.

New Titles on Child & Adolescent Development and Psychology

Child & Adolescent Mental Health

Childhood mental health disorders : evidence base and contextual factors for psychosocial, psychopharmacological, and combined interventions / Ronald T. Brown ... [et al.].American Psychological Association, c2008. Call No. 618.9289 .C536 men 2008

Behavioral, social, and emotional assessment of children and adolescents / Kenneth W. Merrell. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, c2008. Call No. NEW 155.4 .M568 beh 2008

Child and adolescent psychopathology / edited by Theodore P. Beauchaine, Stephen P. Hinshaw. John Wiley & Sons, c2008. Call No. NEW 618.9289 .C536 ado 2008

Multicultural understanding of child and adolescent psychopathology : implications for mental health assessment / Thomas M. Achenbach, Leslie A. Rescorla. Guilford Press, c2007. Call No. 618.9289 .A177 mul 2007

Counseling & Therapies

Collaborative treatment of traumatized children and teens : the trauma systems therapy approach / Glenn N. Saxe, B. Heidi Ellis, Julie B. Kaplow. Guilford Press, c2007. Call No. 618.928521 .S272 col 2007

Group counseling and psychotherapy with children and adolescents : theory, research, and practice / Zipora Shechtman. Lawrence Erlbaum, 2006. Call No. 618.928914 .S539 gro 2007

Handbook of evidence-based therapies for children and adolescents : bridging science and practice / edited by Ric G. Steele, T. David Elkin, Michael C. Roberts. Springer, c2008. Call No. NEW 618.928914 .H236 evi 2008

Play therapy with children in crisis : individual, group, and family treatment / edited by Nancy Boyd Webb ; foreword by Lenore C. Terr. Guilford Press, c2007. Call No. 618.92891653 .P722 the 2007

Therapist's guide to evidence-based relapse prevention / edited by Katie A. Witkiewitz, G. Alan Marlatt. Elsevier Academic Press, c2007. Call No. 616.891 .T398 gui 2007

Child Development

Child and Adolescent Development for Educators / Michael Pressley and Christine B. McCormick. Guilford Press, 2007. Call No. 370.15 .P935 chi 2007

From birth to five years : children's developmental progress / Mary D. Sheridan. Routledge, c2008. Call No. NEW 305.231 .S552 fro 2008

Into the minds of babes : how screen time affects children from birth to age five / Lisa Guernsey. Basic Books, c2007. Call No. 302.23083 .G933 int 2007

No mind left behind : understanding and fostering executive control-- the eight essential brain skills every child needs to thrive / Adam J. Cox. A Perigee Book/Penguin Group, 2007. Call No. 155.413 .C877 nom 2007

Understanding children's development in the early years : questions practitioners frequently ask / Christine Macintyre. Routledge, 2007. Call No. 305.231 .M152 und 2007


Early childhood qualitative research / edited by J. Amos Hatch. Routledge, c2007. Call No. 372.21 .E12 chi 2007


Social networks in youth and adolescence / John Cotterell. Routledge, 2007. Call No. 305.235 .C847 soc 2007

Aggression and violence in adolescence / Robert F. Marcus.Cambridge University Press, 2007. Call No. 155.5 .M322 agg 2007

The adolescent brain : reaching for autonomy / Robert Sylwester. Corwin Press, c2007. Call No. 155.5 .S985 ado 2007

Adolescent addiction : epidemiology, assessment and treatment / edited by Cecilia A. Essau. Elsevier : Academic Press, 2008. Call No. NEW 616.8584 .A239 add 2008

Adolescents and risk: making sense of adolescent psychology / Patrick B. Johnson and micheline S. Malow-Iroff. Praeger, 2008. Call No. NEW 155.5 .J68 ado 2008


Why youth is not wasted on the young : immaturity in human development / David F. Bjorklund. Blackwell Publishing, 2007. Call No. 305.231 .B626 why 2007

Parenting the custodial grandchild : implications for clinical practice / Bert Hayslip, Jr., Patricia L. Kaminski, editors. Springer Pub. Co., LLC, c2008. Call No. NEW 306.8745 .P228 cus 2008

Ships without a shore : America's undernurtured children / Anne R. Pierce. Transaction Publishers, c2008. Call No. NEW 305.231 .P615 shi 2008

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