AAP eBooks

Lynn M. Wegner

  • Family-Focused Pediatrics, 2nd Edition
    Family-Focused Pediatrics, 2nd Edition: Interviewing Techniques and Other Strategies to Help Families Resolve Their Interactive and Emotional Problems - 2nd Edition
    Edited by William Lord Coleman, MD, FAAP

    This clinical and teaching manual is a nice companion resource to the “Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics” and the “Guide to Learning Disabilities”. This book is now published by the AAP, this new second edition will help the clinician identify behavioral and interactional problems suitable for family centered care. It describes how to plan family meetings, interview families using a family systems approach, assess family interactions, and assist families to develop adaptive behaviors. Contents include: The Child, the Family and the Pediatric Care Professional, Qualifications of Pediatric Care Professionals to Work at the Family Level, Understanding Family Systems and Resolving Issues Within the Family Context, The Family System: A Mobile as a Metaphor, Clinical Applications: Preparing for a Family Visit, Concerns Suitable for Family Interviewing, Detecting a Family-Centered Issue: 3 Clinical Settings, Responding to a Telephone Call, and Coding Considerations, Ways to Suggest a Family Meeting and Dos and Don’ts, Case Study: Suggesting a Family Meeting, Who Should Attend a Family Meeting, Arranging the Office for a Family Meeting, Scheduling a Family Meeting, Clinical Applications: Techniques for Successful Family Interviewing, Communication Skills, Techniques to Facilitate a Successful Family Interview, Techniques for Dealing With Difficult Families, Common Pitfalls to Avoid, The Family Interview: A Detailed Description, The 4 Steps to a Family Interview With Case Studies, After the Interview: The Post-Interview Phase and Follow-up, Family Interviewing: 3 Brief Cast Studies, Conceptual Models of Family Interviewing With Case Studies, Virginia Satir-The Communication Model: Strategies to Improve Family Communication, Family Communication Problems: Selected Examples of the Satir Model, Specific Interventions, and Case Studies, Salvador Minuchin: The Structural Family Model, Haley: The Problem-Solving Model, The Family With a Son With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Selected Examples of the Minuchin and Haley Models, The Brief Solution-Oriented Model, An Example of the Solution-Oriented Model, The ABC Model, An Example of the ABC Model, Techniques for Assessing and Enhancing Family Functioning, Observing Family Activities in the Meeting, Gathering More Information by Further Interviewing, Suggestions to Enhance Family Functioning With Case Studies, Special Topics, Making a Mental Health Referral With Case Study, Correct Use of Procedural and Diagnostic Codes to Document Family-Focused Pediatric Care.

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Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP®) eBook Collection
Available exclusively from the AAP! The Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP®) eBook Collection, includes the Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation®, 7th Edition, which is available in English and Spanish.

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Learn about the history of the AAP: The American Academy of Pediatrics: 90 Years of Caring for Children 1930-2020

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