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  • 131 Creative Strategies for Reaching Children with Anger Problems

    131 Creative Strategies for Reaching Children with Anger Problems

    by Youthlight

    This practical guide is full of insight techniques and activities for managing and helping chronically angry children. It provides teachers, counsellors, parents and other professionals with numerous helpful strategies for dealing with the challenges they face when attempting to reach and help these children. The first section of this book covers the causes and effects of anger problems and roadblocks to anger management. Next the 131 creative strategies featured including 24 reproducible skill sheets. Then the book focuses on techniques and approaches designed especially for parents. The final section includes a list...

  • A Strengths-Based Approach for Intervention With At-Risk Youth

    A Strengths-Based Approach for Intervention With At-Risk Youth

    by Kevin M. Powell

    By focusing attention on what is right with youth rather than what is wrong with them, the strengths-based approach to intervening with youth avoids negative outcomes commonly associated with deficit- or problem-based interventions. This book provides an accessible outline of the strengths-based approach and details 41 interventions across several strengths domains. Practitioners in school, clinical and community settings will find the book’s numerous case examples, practical suggestions and reproducible forms and handouts invaluable in the provision of day-to-day youth services. *Contents:* Part 1: Overview of a Strengths-Based Approach Chapter 1—Strengths-Based Approach:...

  • Aboriginal Topic Cards

    Aboriginal Topic Cards

    by Riley Callie

    A set of 30 Topic Cards about Aboriginal Australia. These cards are designed to be used as a starting point for learning more about the beautiful history and continuing culture of Australia’s Aboriginal people. Take these cards and use them as ideas for Aboriginal topics to share in the classroom. Cards are double-sided; one side with a beautiful visual image to accompany the topic, and the other side a snapshot of information to get you started in your learning on that particular topic. Cards cover content such as: Kinship;...

  • 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,...

  • Let's Talk Resilience

    Let's Talk Resilience

    by Sue Nicholls

    *Cards to improve communication and confidence.* To understand more about resilience, these cards help to develop resilience skills and look at how to use different strategies to be resilient in difficult situations. Let's Talk: Resilience can be used: with adults and children aged 7+; with individuals or in small groups; at school (1-1 learning support, circle time), youth groups, child psychologists, family therapy, personal development & confidence building workshops, adult training sessions and at home; adaptable: separate sessions/ a full workshop/ ongoing use. *Contents:* The cards are split into 5 sections: ...

  • Life Tweaking: Questions for coaching, mentoring and inviting change

    Life Tweaking: Questions for coaching, mentoring and inviting change

    by Innovative Resources

    *Questions for coaching, mentoring and inviting change* When it comes to creating change in our lives, sometimes a Grand Plan is a very useful thing. But sometimes, thinking about grand plans and wholesale change can seem overwhelming and daunting. Sometimes it is the tiny tweaks to a situation that make all the difference in the end! A small tweak or a very simple next step can feel graspable, manageable, do-able and even inviting. And a series of tiny tweaks can join forces to create big, life-changing patterns. Life Tweaking belongs...

  • Meebie with Kit

    Meebie with Kit

    by Orkid Toys

    *We are temporarily out of stock. More copies are on order with our supplier. Your order will be allocated from this new delivery.* Meebie blossomed from an idea to make it easier for kids to express emotions in the way they know best: play. The challenge included creating a toy that kids would love, was faithfully rugged ... and a little quirky. Play therapists professionals who work with children to resolve traumatic experiences using the child's language of play swiftly adopted Meebie into their practices. As kids gravitated to Meebie,...

  • Shake A Leg

    Shake A Leg

    by Boori Monty Pryor, Jan Ormerod

    A unique picture book collaboration about having fun, sharing culture and the power of story and dance. A picture book to get the whole town dancing. From pizza shop to bora ground, here is a joyous celebration of food, dance and cultural understanding. When three young boys go to a pizza parlour and meet an Aboriginal chef who can speak Italian and make a deadly pizza, they're in for a surprise! All you fellas watching, come up, join in, warrima. Clap your hands, little ones. Stamp your feet, nannas. Get down...

  • Shyanne

    Shyanne

    by Youthlight

    This book tells the story of Shyanne a third grader who is very shy and has moved around a lot so she doesn't know the students at her new school. She is misunderstood by the other students and no one tries to befriend her. After meeting with the school counsellor she learns some creative techniques to overcome her shyness and make friends with other students. Her mother surprises her one day and takes her to pick out a dog at the local shelter. Shyanne chooses a cute little...

  • Social Skills Board Game

    Social Skills Board Game

    This set of six unique board games improves children’s social skills and reinforces positive character traits. Players are faced with socially challenging situations and must work together to decide upon the best possible response. Simple yet thought-provoking, these games encourage players to communicate, listen, and participate while improving their social skills. *The six games include:* Morals Manners Empathy Friendship Showing emotions Managing emotions Each game supports the development of social and emotional skills and the consolidation of those already learnt. *Contents*: 6 games made from durable cardboard (297...

  • Strengths-Based Therapy Distinctive Features, 1st Edition

    Strengths-Based Therapy Distinctive Features, 1st Edition

    by John Murphy & Jacqueline Sprak

    Strengths-Based Therapy offers an introduction to what is distinctive about this innovative client-directed approach. Written by two experienced practitioners of strengths-based therapies, this book translates SBT principles and practices into concise, evidence-based ideas and techniques that mental health practitioners can immediately apply on the job. Using the popular Distinctive Features format, this book describes 15 theoretical features and 15 practical techniques of Strengths-Based Therapy. Strengths-Based Therapy will be a valuable resource for psychotherapists, clinical, health and counselling psychologists, counsellors, psychiatrists, marriage and family therapists, social workers, and all who wish to know more...

  • The Feelings Artbook: Promoting Emotional Literacy Through Drawing

    The Feelings Artbook: Promoting Emotional Literacy Through Drawing

    by Ruby Radburn

    This fun, imaginative book offers children a way to develop their emotional literacy skills through creativity and drawing. The new edition has been reimagined as a child-friendly activity book that can be completed independently, with beautiful new illustrations and more than ten extra activities. For professionals, the book is designed to be flexible and photocopiable, so that it can be used in a range of educational and therapeutic settings. The accompanying instructions and guidance are now available online, with a clearly stated aim for each activity, a suggested outline of how...