Featured Additions to the Brimmer Collection
Call Number: 636.7 GOL
Dogs such as Angelyne, a deaf dog who can follow hand signals, and Faith, a dog who can walk upright on two legs, inspire people with their impressive adaptability. Includes facts about disabled dogs and breeds featured in book.
Follow follow : a book of reverso poems
Call Number: 811.54 SIN
A collection of short poems called reversos which, when reversed, provide new perspectives on the fairy tale characters they feature. From top to bottom they mean one thing and then reverse the lines and read from bottom to top they mean something else.
Call Number: E SEE
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text explore the many shades of the color green.
Bink & Gollie, best friends forever
Call Number: FIC DIC
Bink and Gollie's friendship remains strong, even in the face of Gollie's "royal blood," Bink's Stretch-O-Matic machine, and the pursuit of a world record. The friendship of tall Gollie and short Bink is tested by Gollie's queenly airs, a lack of pancakes, and their shared profile in a book of record holders.
Call Number: E DOR
While riding on a bus through Manhattan with her grandmother, a little girl imagines that they are carried up into the sky and fly over the sights of New York City, in an evocative study of the loving bond between child and grandparent.
New Foreign Languauge Texts in the Brimmer Collection
Deux mondes : a communicative approach
Anders gedacht : text and context in the german-speaking world
Nakama : introductory Japanese : communication, culture, context
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Recent Acquisitions - November 2013
Microaggressions in everyday life : race, gender, and sexual orientation
Call Number: PERM.RESERVE BF575 .A3 S88 2010
Section 1: Psychological manifestation and dynamics of microaggressions. The manifestation of racial, gender, and sexual-orientation microaggressions ; Taxonomy of microaggressions ; The psychological dilemmas and dynamics of microaggressions -- Section 2: Microaggressive impact on targets and perpetrators. The microaggression process model : from beginning to end ; Microaggressive stress : impact on physical and mental health ; Microaggressive perpetrators and oppression : the nature of the beast -- Section 3: Group-specific microaggressions : race, gender, and sexual orientation. Racial/ethnic microaggressions and racism ; Gender microaggressions and sexism ; Sexual-orientation microaggressions and heterosexism -- Section 4: Microaggressions in employment, education, and mental health practice. Microaggressive impact in the workplace and employment ; Microaggressive impact on education and teaching : facilitating difficult dialogues on race in the classroom ; Microaggressive impact on mental health practice.
Ethics in psychotherapy and counseling : a practical guide
Call Number: PERM.RESERVE BF636.67 .P67 2011
What do I do now? -- Ethics in real life -- Ethics and critical thinking -- Trust, power, and caring -- Therapy in the digital world : the ethical challenges of the new technologies -- Competence and the human therapist -- Creating strategies for self-care -- Creating a professional will -- Codes and complaints in context: historical, empirical and actuarial foundations -- Responding to ethics, licensing, or malpractice complaints -- Steps in ethical decision making -- Different conclusions: examples from the interrogation controversy -- Beginnings and endings, absence and access -- Informed consent and informed refusal -- Assessment, testing, and diagnosis -- Sexual relationships with clients -- Nonsexual multiple relationships and other boundary issues -- Culture, context, and individual differences -- Confidentiality -- Recognizing, assessing, and responding to suicidal risk -- Supervision -- Appendix. A. American Psychological Association: ethical principles of psychlogists and code of conduct with the 2010 amendments -- Appendix. B. Canadian code of ethics for psychologists (3rd ed.) -- Appendix. C. Ethics, codes and practice guidelines for assessment, therapy, counseling, and forensic practice