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Haim Omer - The New Authority - 9780521761376 - V9780521761376
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The New Authority

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Description for The New Authority hardcover. This book presents a model of authority for parents, teachers and community workers that is suitable for today's free, pluralistic societies. Translator(s): London Sappir, Shoshana; Herbsman, Michal. Num Pages: 296 pages, 1 table. BIC Classification: JMC; JNC; VFXC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 24. Weight in Grams: 530.
Haim Omer builds on his previous work to present a model of authority for parents, teachers and community workers that is suitable for today's free and pluralistic societies. This new authority contrasts with traditional authority in that it emphasizes self-control and persistence over control of the child, a network of support over a strict hierarchy, taking mutual responsibility for escalations over holding the child solely responsible, patience over threats, non-violent resistance over physical force, and transparency over secrecy. In addition to a thorough discussion of the underlying theory, The New Authority presents a practical program for families, schools and communities. ... Read more

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Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
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About Haim Omer
Haim Omer is Professor of Psychology at Tel-Aviv University. He is the author of Critical Interventions in Psychotherapy, Constructing Therapeutic Narratives (with Nahi Alon), Parental Presence, Non-Violent Resistance: A New Approach for Violent and Self-Destructive Children, and The Psychology of Demonization (with Nahi Alon, with a foreword by the Dalai Lama). He has also published articles in Family Process, the ... Read more

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“This book presents an innovative, caring, and developmentally sensitive therapeutic approach for restoring parent, teacher, and community-wide authority over violent and risk-taking youths. Omer and his colleagues share their broad and practical clinical knowledge about effective strategies for parenting and educating children and adolescents with serious behavior problems. This book will appeal to beginning and seasoned practitioners alike and represents ... Read more

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