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The Regents (Excelsior) College Examinations (RCE) / ACT Proficiency Examination Program (PEP) offers you an opportunity to obtain recognition for college-level learning. The RCE/PEP consists of exams designed to demonstrate achievement and mastery of various college-level subjects, such as the Arts and Sciences, Business, Criminal Justice, Education, Health and Nursing.

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Author: National Learning Corporation
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Release: 2019-02
File: 182 Pages
ISBN-13: 1731859368

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In the past fifty years, scholars of human development have been moving from studying change in humans within sharply defined periods, to seeing many more of these phenomenon as more profitably studied over time and in relation to other processes. The Handbook of Life-Span Development, Volume 2: Social and Emotional Development presents the study of human development conducted by the best scholars in the 21st century. Social workers, counselors and public health workers will receive coverage of the social and emotional aspects of human change across the lifespan.

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Genre: Psychology
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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2010-08-09
File: 768 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780470390122

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Up to date and easy to read, this textbook provides comprehensive coverage of all major concepts of health promotion and disease prevention. It highlights growth and development throughout the life span, emphasizing normal development as well as the specific problems and health promotion issues common to each stage. All population groups are addressed with separate chapters for individuals, families, and communities. -- Provided by publisher.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Carole Lium Edelman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2013-01-01
File: 670 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780323091411

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Social skills are critical to psychological adjustment across the lifespan. These skills are necessary for attaining a variety of important social, emotional, and interpersonal goals. Social skill definits and resulting negative social interactions are associated with a wide variety of adjustment problems and psychological disorders. Social Skills across the Life Span: Theory is a comprehensive social skills volume providing in-depth coverage of theory, assessment, and intervention. Divided into three major sections, the volume begins with the definition of social competence, developmental factors, and relations to adjustment. This is followed by coverage of general assessment and intervention issues across the lifespan. In the third section, program developers describe specific evidence-based interventions. Identifies how social skills influence social competence and well being Addresses the full lifespan Reviews methods to assess and intervene with children and adults Details evidence-based interventions for children and adults

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Douglas W. Nangle
Publisher: Academic Press
Release: 2020-05-21
File: 368 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780128177532

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Providing a solid foundation in the normal development of functional movement, Functional Movement Development Across the Life Span, 3rd Edition helps you recognize and understand movement disorders and effectively manage patients with abnormal motor function. It begins with coverage of basic theory, motor development and motor control, and evaluation of function, then discusses the body systems contributing to functional movement, and defines functional movement outcomes in terms of age, vital functions, posture and balance, locomotion, prehension, and health and illness. This edition includes more clinical examples and applications, and updates data relating to typical performance on standardized tests of balance. Written by physical therapy experts Donna J. Cech and Suzanne "Tink" Martin, this book provides evidence-based information and tools you need to understand functional movement and manage patients' functional skills throughout the life span. Over 200 illustrations, tables, and special features clarify developmental concepts, address clinical implications, and summarize key points relating to clinical practice. A focus on evidence-based information covers development changes across the life span and how they impact function. A logical, easy-to-read format includes 15 chapters organized into three units covering basics, body systems, and age-related functional outcomes respectively. Expanded integration of ICF (International Classification of Function) aligns learning and critical thinking with current health care models. Additional clinical examples help you apply developmental information to clinical practice. Expanded content on assessment of function now includes discussion of participation level standardized assessments and assessments of quality-of-life scales. More concise information on the normal anatomy and physiology of each body system allows a sharper focus on development changes across the lifespan and how they impact function.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Donna J. Cech
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2011-10-05
File: 374 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781437715484

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This is the third book in a series of Across the Life Span volumes that has come from the Biennial Life Span Development Conferences. The authors--well known in their fields--present theoretical and research issues important for the understanding of temperament in infancy and childhood, as well as personality in adolescence and adulthood. Current findings placed within theoretical and historical contexts make each chapter distinctive. The chapter authors focus on their work and its implications for temperament and personality issues across the life span. In addition, they include summaries of research by other investigators and theorists, placing their work and that of others in a lifespan perspective.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Victoria J. Molfese
Publisher: Psychology Press
Release: 2000-06
File: 302 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781135666989

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With the advent of health care reform and an emphasis on reducing health care costs, health promotion and disease prevention is a priority in nursing care. Be prepared with Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span, 8th Edition, your comprehensive guide to major health promotion concepts. Featuring practical guidance – including boxes on diversity awareness, evidence-based practice, innovative practice, hot topics, and quality and safety as well as case studies and care plans – our experienced authors give you all the tools you need to stay current on the latest research and trends in health promotion. Extensive coverage of growth and development throughout the lifespan emphasizes the unique problems and health promotion needs of each age and stage of development. Separate chapters on each population – group, individual, family, and community – stress the unique issues faced when providing care to each group. Evidence-Based Practice boxes emphasize current research efforts and opportunities in health promotion. Hot Topics and Innovative Practice boxes engage students’ interest by introducing significant issues, trends, and creative programs and projects in health promotion practice. Diversity Awareness boxes address various cultural perspectives and provide important information that needs to be considered in planning care. Case studies and care plans present realistic situations that challenge students to reflect upon important health promotion concepts. Think About It boxes dig deeper into the chapter topic and encourage critical thinking. Numerous pedagogical features such as objectives, key terms, and textual summaries highlight the most important concepts and terms in each chapter. NEW! Healthy People 2020 boxes include related goals and objectives for each chapter to address emerging health issues and health priorities over the next decade. NEW! Quality and Safety scenarios include examples and suggestions to encourage quality and safety in nursing. NEW! Redesigned Nutrition chapter highlights the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the MyPlate food guide. NEW! Standard headings in the growth and development chapters reinforce the concepts of Gordon's Functional Health Patterns.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Carole Lium Edelman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2013-09-11
File: 704 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780323277891

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Based on the First Biannual Lifespan Development Conference, this volume offers a multidisciplinary and multidimensional approach to the study of lifespan development in the areas of neuropsychology, cognition, behavior genetics, and perception. The objective of the conference was to provide a lively forum for the discussion of issues related to lifespan development and to reflect on important topics challenging the field during the 1990s. The chapters in this book, motivated by the conference presentations, cover: * the assessment and evaluation of developmental changes in visual perception; * the contribution of behavioral genetic factors to development; * the predictability of perinatal risk factors as they relate to cognitive and linguistic outcomes; * the neuropsychological changes during aging; and * innovative approaches to the study of cognitive development using neuropsychological testing methods.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Lisabeth F. DiLalla
Publisher: Psychology Press
Release: 2013-06-17
File: 216 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781134782468

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Genre: Adolescence
Author: Richard M. Lerner
Publisher:
Release: 1978
File: Pages
ISBN-13: PSU:000008816016

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Genre: Medical
Author: Karen L. Fingerman
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release: 2010-12-25
File: 905 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780826110794

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