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Book – Handbook of Resilience in Children, 3rd edition, 2023. Springer.
Today’s children face a multitude of pressures, from the everyday challenges of life to the increasing threats of poverty, exploitation, and trauma. Central to growing up successfully is learning to deal with stress, endure hardships, and thrive despite adversity. Resilience – the ability to cope with and overcome life’s difficulties – is a quality that can potentially be nurtured in all young people. The third edition of the Handbook of .....Read MoreRead more
Book – Tenacity in Children: Nurturing the Seven Instincts for Lifetime Success, 2021. Springer
In their most recent book Drs. Sam Goldstein and Robert Brooks examine how multiple generations of parents and caregivers raised children to become successful adults. Tenacity in Children: Nurturing the Seven Instincts of Lifetime Success identifies seven instincts or inborn attributes that include the rudimentary forms of intuitive optimism, intrinsic motivation, compassionate empathy, simultaneous intelligence, genuine altruism, virtuous responsibility, and measured fairness. The book describes realistic and practical strategies to .....Read MoreAdd to cart
Book – Chasing Positivity: The Charismatic Advisor in Conversation, 2020, Charismatic Advisor Publishing.
Dr. Brooks and David Richman, a coach to many of the most successful advisors in the United States, have written a sequel to their 2010 Charismatic Advisor: Becoming a Source of Strength in the Lives of Your Clients. Deeply rooted in the tenets of positive psychology, their new book describes dynamics and strategies for creating “motivating environments” and effective relationships with clients. While the many examples and conversations focus on .....Read MoreAdd to cart
Book – Reflections on Mortality: Insights into Meaningful Living, 2017, iUniverse
Many individuals have difficulty dealing with issues related to their own mortality, thereby lessening a sense of purpose to their own lives. Drs. Brooks and Glenn Wilkerson have assembled insights from thought leaders in the fields of medicine, mental health, and religion, as well as hospice and funeral directors, and those who have faced life-threatening situations. The writers and editors of this book share their honest, open views about death, .....Read MoreAdd to cart
Book – Play Therapy Interventions to Enhance Resilience, 2015, Guilford Press.
Drs. David Crenshaw, Brooks, and Goldstein have brought together chapters written by leading experts in the field of resilience and play therapy. The book begins by providing guiding principles for reinforcing resilience in child therapy. Risk and protective factors that affect resilience are highlighted. Subsequent chapters describe specific techniques such as storytelling and metaphors, sand play, art and play therapy, group interventions, and therapeutic writing. Each chapter contains rich case .....Read MoreRead more
Book – Raising Resilient Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Strategies for Helping Them Maximize Their Strengths, Cope with Adversity, and Develop a Social Mindset, 2012. McGraw-Hill.
Drs. Brooks and Goldstein apply their approach to raising resilient children to youngsters with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). They describe the characteristics of children with ASD, the many challenges they and their parents and other caregivers face each day, and specific strategies for helping children with ASD to develop a “social resilient mindset,” a mindset that is associated with developing friendships, finding and identifying each child’s “islands of competence,” and .....Read MoreAdd to cart
Book – The Charismatic Advisor: Becoming a Source of Strength in the Lives of Your Clients, 2010. Charismatic Advisor Publishing
Dr. Brooks and David Richman, a coach to many of the most successful financial advisors in the United States, describe the qualities that help advisors to have a positive impact on the lives of their clients. Drawing from a resilience framework, Brooks and Richman offer practical strategies to assist advisors to create “motivating environments” in which they will become more effective with their clients. They also describe ways in which .....Read MoreAdd to cart
Book – Raising a Self-Disciplined Child: Help Your Child Become More Responsible, Confident, and Resilient, 2007. McGraw-Hill.
$15.95 – $22.95
Drs. Brooks and Goldstein describe a positive approach to discipline that helps children to develop self-discipline, respect, responsibility, and resilience rather than resentment and anger. They discuss the importance of self-discipline in a child’s life, offering many realistic, practical strategies, and sample scenarios that will assist parents as well as professionals who work with children to use constructive forms of discipline that nurture a child’s self-control, self-reliance, and self-assurance. This .....Read MoreSelect options
Book – Understanding and Managing Children’s Classroom Behavior: Creating Sustainable, Resilient Classrooms. 2007. John Wiley.
Drs. Goldstein and Brooks describe the current functional approach to assessing, understanding, and positively managing behavior in the classroom. Together with contributions from renowned experts they discuss such themes as the mindset of effective educators and effective students; identifying and reinforcing the strengths and assets in students and nurturing their resilience; implementing practical strategies for improving the self-control and social skills of students; providing functional behavioral assessments; and applying problem-solving .....Read MoreRead more
Book – Seven Steps to Help Your Child’s Social Skills: A Family Guide, 2006. Specialty Press.
Drs. Kristy Hagar, Goldstein, and Brooks offer practical strategies for parents, educators, and health-care professionals to improve a child’s social development. This book is complete with scales to evaluate a child’s social behavior and practical activities to help develop important social skills such as how to make and keep friends, how to manage conflicts, and how to behave appropriately in social situations. The activities emphasize building a child’s self-esteem and .....Read MoreAdd to cart
Book – The Power of Resilience: Achieving Balance, Confidence, and Personal Strength in Your Life, 2004. McGraw-Hill.
$16.95 – $22.95
Drs. Brooks and Goldstein describe what each of us can do to break through existing psychological or emotional barriers to achieve success and happiness. They explore the ways in which people can sabotage themselves personally and professionally and explain how negative scripts can lead to hopelessness, depression, and anxiety. Using real-life, moving stories, they describe how to re-write these scripts and cultivate inner strength and optimism in ourselves and those .....Read MoreSelect options
Book – Angry Children, Worried Parents: Seven Steps to Help Families Manage Anger, 2004. Specialty Press.
All children get angry at times. Problems arise when anger dominates the lives of our children and is expressed in inappropriate physical and verbal behaviors. This book by Drs. Goldstein, Brooks, and Sharon Weiss describes a seven step program that parents can use to help their children and themselves deal more effectively with anger. Parents are informed about the primary reasons that children become angry, how to assess when children .....Read MoreAdd to cart
Book – Nurturing Resilience in Our Children: Answers to the Most Important Parenting Questions, 2002. McGraw-Hill.
In their follow-up book to Raising Resilient Children, Drs. Brooks and Goldstein elaborate and expand upon their theory of resilience by offering realistic answers to the many questions typically asked by the thousands of parents they have interacted with through their workshops, seminars, lectures, and clinical practice. They discuss important topics, including: helping children feel special and appreciated, teaching children how to solve problems and make decisions, assisting children to .....Read MoreAdd to cart
Book – Seven Steps to Help Your Child Worry Less: A Family Guide, 2002. Specialty Press.
A certain degree of worry is normal. It serves as self-protection. However, when worry gets out of control and causes a child to become overly fearful, anxious, and stressed, parents must find ways to help their child cope. In the past year, with the horrors of September 11, more children appear more worried about issues related to safety and life events. This book by Drs. Goldstein, Hagar, and Brooks provides .....Read MoreAdd to cart
Book – Raising Resilient Children, 2001. McGraw-Hill.
$17.00 – $22.95
Drs. Brooks and Goldstein discuss in practical terms what parents can do to help their children become resilient and deal more effectively with the many challenges they will face. Resilience is seen as a process of parenting that is essential if we are to prepare our children for lifelong success. They offer specific principles and strategies that parents can use to guide them in nurturing a resilient mindset in their .....Read MoreSelect options
Book – The Self-Esteem Teacher, 1991. Treehaus Communications.
Dr. Brooks presents a framework and strategies for reinforcing learning, intrinsic motivation, self-esteem, self-discipline, and caring in students. He describes ways in which to integrate the reinforcement of these qualities with all areas of the curriculum with students of all ages. In addition, he highlights the lifelong impact that teachers have on the lives of their students. This book is also relevant for parents, mental health professionals, and other professionals .....Read MoreAdd to cart
Book – So That’s How I Was Born!, 1983. Little Simon.
This book is a resource for parents to help them to articulate and answer questions about sex frequently raised by young children. Very importantly, the book attempts to capture the many feelings that arise when children first confront the facts of life–feelings ranging from curiosity and excitement to disbelief and anxiety. Children will learn that their own thoughts and feelings about sex are not unusual thereby making it easier for .....Read MoreRead more