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  • 101 Things to Do on the Street: Games and Resources for Detached, Outreach and Street-Based Youth Work 2ed

    101 Things to Do on the Street: Games and Resources for Detached, Outreach and Street-Based Youth Work 2ed

    by Vanessa Rogers

    101 Things to Do on the Street is packed with creative and innovative ideas for street games and activities to help young people aged 11--19 explore personal, social and emotional issues. Specifically designed so that few resources or props are needed, the activities included are all practical, easy to follow, and above all, fun. As well as helping young people get to know each other, they explore issues such as offending behaviour, gender stereotypes, values, trust and street safety. They also aim to improve skills such as teamwork, communication, compromise...

  • 102 Creative Strategies for Working with Depressed Children and Adolescents

    102 Creative Strategies for Working with Depressed Children and Adolescents

    by Youthlight

    Depression can have many harmful and even devastating effects on the lives of children and adolescents. It can derail school performance and lead to social and family troubles. It can also have harmful effects on a young person's physical health. This book is a practical resource that includes a variety of strategies (including reproducible worksheets) designed to use with elementary, middle & high school youth. An ""At-A-Glance"" chart is included to help you quickly locate strategies suitable for particular age groups. *Topics include:* Relaxation Nutrition Spirituality Exercise Cognitive & Behavioural...

  • 141 Creative Strategies for Reaching Adolescents with Anger Problems

    141 Creative Strategies for Reaching Adolescents with Anger Problems

    by YouthLight

    This resource will give you a unique practical collection of insights techniques activities and reproducible student worksheets to help chronically angry adolescents. Using this book you will be able to quickly find strategies that best fit students with different kinds of anger problems. These are categorized as five levels of anger intensity and strategies offered for each. Category: Anger Level Types of Strategies Presented: Mild Positively preventative Moderate Preventative and quick & easy-to-use Strong Fairly intense and firm interventions Very Strong Intense interventions and...

  • A Guide to Youth Mentoring: Providing Effective Social Support

    A Guide to Youth Mentoring: Providing Effective Social Support

    by Pat Dolan and Bernadine Brady

    Youth mentoring can be an effective way of supporting troubled youth, helping them sustain positive mental health, cope with stress, and lead successful lives through adolescence and into adulthood. This book is a comprehensive guide to youth mentoring programmes, illustrating how, if managed well, they can increase the social support available to young people. It outlines the objectives and benefits of mentoring, how it works, and how to mentor successfully. Youth mentoring in community and school settings is covered, as well as mentoring for vulnerable youth. The book illustrates different mentoring...

  • A Still Quiet Place for Teens

    A Still Quiet Place for Teens

    by Amy Saltzman

    A Still Quiet Place for Teens: A Mindfulness Workbook to Ease Stress and Difficult Emotions Being a teen in today’s fast-paced, media-saturated world is difficult, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed or stressed out. This breakthrough workbook will help you balance your emotions, stay focused, and experience the natural quietness that lives within you.  If you’re a teen, you’re probably experiencing stress. And is it any wonder? You’re juggling schoolwork, friendships, and countless other activities. You get endless messages every day—texts from your friends, advice from your family and teachers, images...

  • 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:...

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