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  • Aboriginal Ancestral Wisdom

    Aboriginal Ancestral Wisdom

    by Mel Brown

    Aboriginal Ancestral Wisdom Oracle has a unique method of exploring the same situation from various viewpoints, by including a light and dark message from the Ancestors on each card, all the while working between 4 different environments: *Freshwater Wisdom *represents our journey to seek clarity through the muddy waters and onto the clear fresh water downstream where everything becomes more transparent. *Saltwater Wisdom* represents our journey to the deepest depths of our wisdom and the closer we journey, the more evident our messages become. *Desert Wisdom* represents our knowledge which is...

  • Deepspeak Cards

    Deepspeak Cards

    by Innovative Resources

    *The world according to you* *Questions for opening up dynamic conversations with young people* Anyone who spends time with young people can use Deep Speak to build rich conversations about some of life's big questions... and some of the little quirky ones as well! This is an engaging and thought-provoking resource for educators, mental health workers, chaplains, youth workers and anyone employed in juvenile justice. Deep Speak is a set of 120 question cards, each one pertinent to the issues that absorb young people as they deal with relationships, identity, emotions,...

  • Helping Children to Manage Friendships. Photocopiable Activity Booklet to Support Wellbeing and Resilience

    Helping Children to Manage Friendships. Photocopiable Activity Booklet to Support Wellbeing and Resilience

    by Deborah Plummer

    Friendships and community are very important for the healthy social, psychological, and emotional development of young children. In this fun and accessible activity book, Deborah Plummer deploys over thirty years of expertise for parents, teachers, and therapists to facilitate healthy friendships between children. This activity book explores concepts around child friendships, community, and being part of a group whilst also including sections on cooperation, negotiation, and conflict resolution. This book is one of a series based on the use of imagination (I), mindful play (MP) and creative thinking (CT) to...

  • Karuna Cards: Creative Ideas to Transform Grief and Difficult Life Transitions

    Karuna Cards: Creative Ideas to Transform Grief and Difficult Life Transitions

    by Claudia Coenen

      The Karuna Cards were developed in counseling with bereaved families and individuals, and are designed to help anyone struggling with loss, grief or difficult life transitions. Writing in a journal is an effective therapeutic technique, but many people find it difficult to know where to begin. The Karuna Cards help by providing prompts and questions that can be used as starting points, in addition to suggesting therapeutic activities or ideas for simple meditations. Readers can respond to each card by doing the activity, writing in a personal journal or...

  • Mood Dudes Poster - How are you feeling today?

    Mood Dudes Poster - How are you feeling today?

    by Illustrator: Jim Borgman

    This poster is a useful tool for sharing and expressing feelings. Its many faces express and identify a range of feelings that can increase our awareness of emotions,enhancing emotional intelligence. 43x56cm Wall poster Laminated. Also Available: How are you feeling today? Stickers[http://www.lighthouseresources.com.au/bookshop/stickers/how-are-you-feeling-today-stickers/]

  • Mood Dudes Poster - Managing your anger

    Mood Dudes Poster - Managing your anger

    by Illustrator: Jim Borgman

    Just focusing on our anger might mean we miss the emotions that actually build and support it - emotions that are possibly as much in need of our attention as our anger. If you believe all behaviour has meaning, then here’s a reminder to ask: "what’s going on’" next time you feel the irritation getting out of control. Posters are a great way to reinforce positive thoughts and the capacity we have to make choices about how we react to situations. 43x56cm Wall poster Laminated.

  • My Super Single Dad

    My Super Single Dad

    by Bronny and Lisa

    "I love Daddy’s BBQs, but he always burns the chops, Daddy says 'that’s ok', burnt chops are tops" 'My Super Single Dad' picks up where 'My Super Single Mum' left off, this time we have a single father and his little boy enjoying their day to day time together. With everything from surf trips, to riding bikes to pretend sword fights its non-stop funny at Super Single Dad's house with a healthy dose of love, safety and security thrown in. This charming book is perfect in identifying that...

  • Picture This

    Picture This

    by Innovative Resources

    Picture This Cards are a tool that can help to create respectful ways of working with people. An image, especially a photograph, can have a unique ability to help develop relationships with people and stimulate the imagination, memory and emotions. The 75 original, evocative photographs that make up Picture This offer opportunities for people of all ages to reflect on their experiences and communicate with others. Some of these full-colour images are poignant, some are heart-warming and others are tinged with humour. This highly interpretive tool can open up conversations,...

  • Shadow Healing. Aboriginal Guidance Cards

    Shadow Healing. Aboriginal Guidance Cards

    by Mel Brown

    Shadow Healing offers a contemporary style of Aboriginal Ancestral guidance, allowing you to attune and trust your own intuition. Aboriginal peoples have long used divination to gain insight to nurture their emotional and spiritual health, and these Shadow Healing cards are a creative example of how Aboriginal Ancestors and their peoples have modernised the ancient practice. The cards in this deck offer daily guidance and shed a positive light on your thoughts and perceptions by providing you with a meaningful perspective on questions you are contemplating. 40 cards 110mm X 60mm Full Colour *Author...

  • Skills, Values and Story Cards

    Skills, Values and Story Cards

    by Lobna Yassine, Ola El-Hassan

    These cards were initiated and created by Sydney based social workers Ola El-Hassan and Lobna Yassine, in collaboration with the students from Birrong Boys High School and Miller Technology High School, as part of the Tree of Life program. This program was adapted for Muslim young people in Australia. They were created in response to the lack of diversity in resources for young Muslims in Australia. Ola and Lobna felt there was a need to fill this gap, in order to generate useful conversations with young Muslims. The values and...

  • Transforming the Difficult Child: The Nurtured Heart Approach

    Transforming the Difficult Child: The Nurtured Heart Approach

    by Howard Glasser

    This book is about really 'difficult' children and how, through the Nurtured Heart Approach of Howard Glasser and Jennifer Easley, their lives and the lives of those who care about them can be transformed for the better. Already a major bestseller in the USA, this book offers parents and carers a new way of helping their intense child change and succeed. The Nurtured Heart Approach is about strategically creating actual experiences of success for children within the context of their activities and their relationships. The Approach is constructed in...

  • Working with Involuntary Clients: A Guide to Good Practice

    Working with Involuntary Clients: A Guide to Good Practice

    by Christopher Trotter

    A fully revised third edition of this widely used practical guide for social workers and welfare workers with statutory clients in probation, child protection, mental health and related fields. How do you help someone who has no interest in being helped? Social workers face particular challenges when working with involuntary clients who may be resistant or even openly antagonistic to the offer of assistance. This book provides a practical guide to effectively working with individuals and their families in such areas as corrective services, child protection, mental health and residential...