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 of Do's and Don'ts concerning medications for anger-related problems in children.
Author: Tom Carr
In this practical handbook, self-esteem expert Deborah Plummer offers a wealth of familiar and easy-to-learn games carefully chosen to build and maintain self-esteem in children aged 5–11. The selection of games reflects the seven key elements of healthy self-esteem – self-knowledge, self and others, self-acceptance, self-reliance, self-expression, self-confidence and self-awareness – and includes opportunities for thinking and discussion. The book combines physically active and passive games, verbal and non-verbal games and games for pairs or groups, which makes them equally accessible for children with speech/language difficulties or those with physical disabilities. Deborah Plummer... More info
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