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  • A Still Quiet Place

    A Still Quiet Place

    by Amy Saltzman

    A Still Quiet Place: A Mindfulness Program for Teaching Children and Adolescents to Ease Stress and Difficult Emotions Teaching kids stress management skills early in life will help them to grow into happy and healthy adults. And if you work with children or adolescents, you know that kids today need these skills more than ever. The pressures they face in the classroom, on the playground, in their extracurricular activities, and at home can sometimes be overwhelming. So how can you help lay the groundwork for their success? A Still Quiet...

  • Communities of Hope: A Strengths-based Resource for Building Community

    Communities of Hope: A Strengths-based Resource for Building Community

    by Wayne McCashen

    **Communities of Hope* is about something very precious. It's about a community's capacity to learn, to change, to grow—and to build that most invaluable of commodities: respectful connectedness.* Communities of Hope describes a 'strengths' approach to community capacity building. This approach is concerned with the building of a community's own capacity and potential. The focus is on the building of community by the community, planning, competency and decision making are owned by the community. Additional expertise, information, knowledge and other resources are accessed by the community to complement its vision, its...

  • Disabled Women and Domestic Violence

    Disabled Women and Domestic Violence

    by Ravi Thiara, Gill Hague, Ruth

    Domestic violence is encountered by disabled women more frequently than non-disabled women, yet disabled women are less likely to receive appropriate services, and there has been little research on their experiences and how this problem can be addressed. This book, drawing on the first UK national study of disabled women who have suffered domestic violence, highlights the experiences of these women, the nature of the violence perpetrated against them, and the seriousness and range of its impacts. The book draws attention to the gaps in services for disabled women and...

  • Friends

    Friends

    by Eric Carle

    Once there were two friends who were always together . . . But one day, the boy was all alone.  His friend was gone. When a beloved playmate moves away, it can be painful for the child who is left behind.  But the plucky boy in this upbeat story makes up his mind to find his missing friend.  Young readers will cheer him on his quest, as they respond to the humour and fantasy of the story and the poetic imagery of the illustrations.  And they will...

  • Laugh and Learn Series: Bullies Are a Pain in the Brain

    Laugh and Learn Series: Bullies Are a Pain in the Brain

    by Trevor Romain

    Bullies are mean. Bullies are scary. Bullies are a pain in the brain—and every child needs to know what to do when confronted by one. This book blends humour with serious, practical suggestions for coping with bullies. Trevor Romain reassures kids that they're not alone and it's not their fault if a bully decides to pick on them. He explains that some people are bullies and describes realistic ways to become "Bully-Proof," stop bullies from hurting others, and get help in dangerous situations. And if bullies happen to read this...

  • Making Mummy Better

    Making Mummy Better

    by Denise Scott

    A Child’s experience of postnatal depression. A wonderfully illustrated, large picture book telling the story of Sally, whose mum has had a new baby and is now suffering from post-natal depression. Written for 3-9 year olds whose mother is in the same situation, this book provides comfort and reassurance that, with help, support and time, their mum will also get better again. Denise Scott lives with her 2 children in Canberra in the A.C.T. She suffered antenatal and postnatal depression with her second child. Her work experience has included...

  • Salvaging Sisterhood

    Salvaging Sisterhood

    by Youthlight

    *No refund on this item: Was: $35.40* *Reduced by 20% - Now $28.30* Salvaging Sisterhood is a group curriculum designed to teach relationally aggressive girls how to effectively communicate with one another opposed to about one another. It explores the important dynamics of female friendships and is designed to: Raise awareness about relational aggression! Help girls develop empathy! Lessen incidence of gossip rumour spreading and backstabbing! Teach girls to stand up for themselves without involving a third party! Help girls develop a strong sense of self! Teach healthy conflict!...

  • Stress Less

    Stress Less

    by Matthew Johnstone

    Experiencing stress is a normal part of being human, but in our increasingly complex and fast-paced world, our stress levels can interfere with our enjoyment of life, including through anxiety, lack of energy, sleeplessness, muscle tension and irritation. What many might not know is that in large doses, ongoing stress is considered to be a contributing factor to instances of cancer, heart disease and stroke. In StressLess, clinical psychologist Dr Michael Player and bestselling author-illustrator Matthew Johnstone use their own experience to help you recognise stress in your day-to-day life and...

  • Symbols

    Symbols

    by Innovative Resources

    Symbols evoke profound emotions and memories, often without our making rational or conscious connections. They surround us and they help navigate through life, providing short cuts to understandings, ideas and feelings. In a therapeutic relationship, the use of visual images can assist a client to get in touch with otherwise inaccessible personal realities. Symbols is a set of cards featuring 100 hand-drawn, iconic images that have resonance for people grappling with the big questions in life. Some of the symbols evoke difficulties and challenges (Knot, Hourglass, Question Mark, Gravestone). Others bring to...

  • TAOC: The Art of Conversation Cards - Couples

    TAOC: The Art of Conversation Cards - Couples

    by TAOC

    With 300+ wonderful ways to connect & reconnect via enjoyable, balanced communications, the Art of Couples’ Conversation is the perfect way for couples of all ages and stages to delight in each other’s company as they reach a deeper and closer understanding of each other, themselves and their relationship. Discover and rediscover, refresh and revitalise, laugh and love. Celebrate both differences and things in common while connecting and reconnecting in a multitude of new ways. The Art of Couples’ Conversation is the latest title in a best-selling range of communication ‘games’...

  • The Boy Who Cried

    The Boy Who Cried

    by Khoa Le

    *Only 1 left at this price* *No refund on this item: Was: $23.99* *Reduced by 25% - now $17.99* Cry Baby never misses an opportunity to throw a tantrum. One day, when his parents don’t let him buy a new toy, Cry Baby starts crying so much that he floods the house with tears! Fortunately, he has his very large cat with him to drink up all of the water. Waking up to his parents in a dry house, Cry Baby learns an important lesson about the consequences of...

  • Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism

    Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism

    by Barry M. Prizan

    Essential reading for any parent, teacher or therapist of a person with autism. An internationally acclaimed expert who views autism not as a disability but as a unique way of being human Autism Spectrum Disorder is now among the most commonly diagnosed developmental disabilities, affecting 1% of the population. Uniquely Human is based on 40 years of practical experience with schools, hospitals, families and academic study. *Author Bio:* Barry M. Prizant, Ph.D., CCC-SLP. Barry has more than 40 years experience as a clinical scholar, consultant, researcher and program consultant to children and...