The ZERO TO THREE Summer Book Club

The 2019 Summer Book Club has come to a close. Join our member-exclusive book club next summer, and, in the meantime, grow together with the ZERO TO THREE community through monthly live Virtual Events.

ZERO TO THREE’s book club features three ZERO TO THREE publication through the summer months of June, July, and August. Members strengthen their connections, discuss emerging insights, and grow through discussions in Member Connect and directly with each month’s featured author during live author chats.

Stay tuned for this year’s book club recordings.

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  • Live Chats With Featured Authors

    We've concluded our live author chats for the summer! Stay tuned for this summer's recordings.

June 2019—Pathways to Positive Parenting

June's featured book is Pathways to Positive Parenting by Jolene Pearson. Serving as the parent educator’s guide to coaching and supporting new parents, this book provides professionals with innovative teaching techniques, and practical and effective strategies that are field-tested, science-based and can be applied immediately in work supporting the development of positive parenting skills.

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    Pathways to Positive Parenting

    $36.84 — Jolene Pearson, BES, MS, PhD, IMH-E® (IV) An essential resource for all professionals who work with families of infants, this valuable handbook serv…

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    Jolene Pearson

    Jolene Pearson, Ph.D., IMH-E® (IV), is Associate Professor and Director, Early Childhood Teacher Education at Bethel University.

July 2019—Does Time Heall All?

July's featured book is Does Time Heal All? Exploring Mental Health in the First Three Years by Miri Keren, MD. This book seeks to debunk the idea that all troubling behaviors arising in early childhood will simply “pass with time,” asserting instead that every effort should be made to attempt diagnosis and treatment of truly abnormal issues early in life, while the baby’s brain is still flexible and malleable. Not a guide, nor an ordinary textbook, Does Time Heal All? weaves together complex case and treatment descriptions that focus specifically on the interplay between genetic, biological, psychological, and cultural variables present both in the child and his or her environment. Purchase the book from the ZERO TO THREE Bookstore and start reading!

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    Does Time Heal All

    $34.95 — In this book, the authors (Miri Keren, MD; Doreet Hopp, PhD; Sam Tyano, MD) seek to debunk the idea that all troubling behaviors arising in early chi…

August 2019—Focusing on Relationships—An Effort That Pays

With a foreword by former Director of the Infant-Parent Program, Jeree H. Pawl, PhD, this book is an indispensable tool for all mental health professionals who work with infants and toddlers and their families as they traverse the nuanced reality of relationship-based intervention. Developed by licensed clinical family therapist Maria Seymour St. John, the Parent–Child Relationship Competencies (PCRCs) are a set of capacities that emerge spontaneously under ordinary circumstances, but which may be strained, impaired, or absent when something is wrong. PCRC-focused clinical assessment offers a clear path to relationship-based case formulation, treatment planning, documentation, and billing that readily conforms with the requirements of standard systems of care.

Curious about last year's reads?

Experience author chats from last year's Summer Book Club for inspiration. The line-up included The Emotional Life of the Toddler by Alicia Lieberman, Becoming Brilliant by Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, and Reflective Supervision and Leadership for Infant and Early Childhood by Mary Claire Heffron and Trudi Murch.

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