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Nurturing Children and Families free pdf This volume celebrates the work and influence of T. Berry Brazelton, one of the world's foremost pediatricians, by bringing together contributions from researchers and clinicians whose own pioneering work has been inspired by Brazelton's foundations in the field of child development. It includes contributions from experts influenced by the work of Brazelton - from a wide range of fields including pediatrics, psychology, nursing, early childhood education, occupational therapy, and public policy. It provides an overview of the field of child development, from the explosion of infant research in the 1960s to contemporary studies. It outlines the achievements and influence of T. Berry Brazelton, one of the world's foremost pediatricians, and his lasting influence in continuing research, practice, and public policy.

About Barry M. Lester

Barry M. Lester, PhD is Professor of Psychiatry and HumanBehavior, Professor of Pediatrics and founding Director of theCenter for the Study of Children at Risk, Brown University AlpertMedical School and Women and Infants Hospital. His research hasaddressed processes of development in children at risk due tobiological and social factors. His research has been continuouslyfunded by the NIH for over 25 years. Dr. Lester was a member of theCouncil at the NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse. He directs theInfant and Child Mental Health Post-Baccalaureate CertificateProgram at Brown University and is past President of theInternational Association for Infant Mental Health. He is theauthor of several hundred peer-reviewed publications and 16 books,including Why is My Baby Crying?

Joshua D. Sparrow, MD is Director of Special Initiativesat the Brazelton Touchpoints Center, Children s Hospital,Boston, and Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at the HarvardMedical School. He has co-authored eight books with Dr. T. BerryBrazelton, and revised with him the second edition ofTouchpoints Birth to Three: Your Child s Emotional andBehavioral Development. His work focuses on the socialdeterminants of development and health, and culturally informedadaptations of interventions that catalyze community healing andself-strengthening processes.


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Author : Barry M. Lester
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 13 August 2010
ISBN : 1405196009
EAN : 9781405196000
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 416 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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