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  • 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:...

  • Acting Out Card Deck

    Acting Out Card Deck

    by David Young & Lauren Wynne

    60 Amazing role play cards that explore solutions to critical teen issues Grades 7 - 12 Acting Out allows students to use the scene suggestions on each card to act out various situations that sometimes come up in the day to day lives of middle and high school students. Students in a small group select or are given a card that provides them with a scene description and actor parts needed. Then the actors present their mini-play with or without any preparation. Following the play, students in the small group...

  • Acting Out! Card Deck - Substance Abuse Version

    Acting Out! Card Deck - Substance Abuse Version

    by David Young & Robert Bowman

    Acting Out! Substance Abuse Version 60 Thought-provoking role play and discussion cards for teens grades 7 - 12 Acting Out! — Substance Abuse Version is a card game that allows middle and high school students to use scene suggestions to role play various situations and/or use discussion questions to explore attitudes, solutions, and ideas about substance abuse.. The cards (150mm X 100mm) are divided into two categories. Role play cards and discussion cards *Topics Include:* Attitudes Toward Drugs Facts About Drugs Drug Use, Tolerance, and Addiction What Would You Do...

  • Adolescent Volcanoes: Helping Adolescents and Their Parents to Deal with Anger

    Adolescent Volcanoes: Helping Adolescents and Their Parents to Deal with Anger

    by Warwick Pudney and Eliane Whit

    Some adolescents seem to act as if they have a volcano inside – always on the verge of erupting into anger. They often generate discord and have combative relationships with parents, care givers and other adults who work with them. Adolescent Volcanoes is a practical resource for adults working with adolescents and their parents to help them understand, express and manage their anger. Featuring interactive worksheets and handouts throughout, it explores the causes of anger, focusing not only on the adolescent, but also on styles of parenting and situations...

  • Being A Happy Teen

    Being A Happy Teen

    by Andrew Matthews

    *Do you ever wish ...* you were older? you had more money? you looked different? you had different parents? Do you ever feel, "No one understands me!" Do you ever wonder, "Will I fall in love?" Do you ever ask, "Am I normal?" If you answered "yes" to half of the above, you sound perfectly normal. You will also find this book useful! *Contents:* *Chapter 1* Am I normal? * Chapter 2* Why does life hurt? Why Do I Need Problems? Dealing With Disappointments * Chapter 3* ...

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