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This easy-to-read, fictional account is a true-to-life composite of troubled children created by a veteran youth care specialist. Gus E. Studelmeyer, 13, is the central character and narrator. Issues Gus addresses: abuse and neglect, loyalty to family of origin, self esteem building, sensitivity to misuse of power, physical restraint, and much more.
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Charlie Appelstein, M.S.W., is a independent youth care specialist. He provides training and consultation to public and private schools, residential treatment centers, foster care agencies, and parent associations throughout the U.S. and Canada. He is a frequent keynote speaker and motivational presenter. He has worked with at-risk children and youth for over twenty-five years.Review:
"Appelstein gives a powerful voice to a fictional youth-in-care. Textbooks just can't say it like Gus does." -- Larry Brendtro, President, Reclaiming Children and Youth
"Charlie Appelstein has portrayed Gus as a thoroughly believable account of an abused and troubled youth." -- John R. Seita, Ph.D., Kellogg Youth Initiative Partnerships
"The Gus Chronicles is the perfect way to introduce college students to the major terms, concepts, and themes of psychology." -- Claire Cummings, Ph.D., Newbury College
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Book Description Appelstein Professional Servic, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110971964009
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STORE-0971964009
Book Description Appelstein Professional Services, 2002. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0971964009