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  • No Body's Perfect: A helper's guide to promoting positive body image in children and young people

    No Body's Perfect: A helper's guide to promoting positive body image in children and young people

    by Vivienne Lewis

    Body image doesn't discriminate gender or age. Yet its importance to our health, both mental and physical, is vital. A negative body image in childhood can lead to a lifetime of struggle and self-doubt. In today's image-conscious world, it is important that we help children and youngsters feel better about their bodies. No Body's Perfect is designed to do just that. Written for teachers, counsellors, parents, and carers it promotes positive body image and good mental health using easy to implement evidence-based strategies. It is appropriate for use with children...

  • Reducing Compassion Fatigue, Secondary Traumatic Stress, and Burnout: A Trauma-Sensitive Workbook

    Reducing Compassion Fatigue, Secondary Traumatic Stress, and Burnout: A Trauma-Sensitive Workbook

    by William Steele

    This workbook addresses the vital questions helpers, responders, and organizations have about self-care and its relationship to resilience and sustained effectiveness in the midst of daily exposure to trauma victims and or situations. Packed with activities, worksheets, and interactive learning tools, the text provides neuro-based and trauma-sensitive recommendations for improving the ways clinicians care for themselves. Each ‘session’ helps clinicians identify their personal self-care needs and arrive at an effective self-care plan that promotes resilience in the face of daily exposure to trauma-inducing situations and reduces the effects of compassion fatigue and...

  • Riding the Current: How to Deal with the Daily Deluge of Data

    Riding the Current: How to Deal with the Daily Deluge of Data

    by Madelyn Blair

    *Limited Stock* *No refund on this item - Was $35.95* *Reduced by 20% - Now $28.75* * * "There's no time to read. " "There's no budget for training. " "There's too much information coming at me." "Managers just don't know how to develop their staff." Riding the Current: How to Deal with the Daily Deluge of Data contains your answer. Ask people if they stay current, and they answer no because 'current' implies a perfection that doesn't exist in today's world. Knowing it all is simply impossible. Consider these statistics: 2 million emails...

  • Self-Care: Cards for home and work

    Self-Care: Cards for home and work

    by Innovative Resources

    * * *50 designs to inspire, surprise and delight—qualities that, in themselves enhance self-care.* For social workers, counsellors, health professionals, teachers, managers, carers and parents—self-care is critical. Despite our resilience, working with others who are facing significant difficulties can take a toll. Unless human service organisations actively support self-care, then sick days and staff turnover can escalate. With 50 beautifully-illustrated cards and 100 thought-provoking questions, this resource is designed to put self-care on the agenda in supervision, teams, planning, policies and procedures at work, and in our personal lives at home. ...

  • Simple Self-Care for Therapists: Restorative practices to weave through your workday

    Simple Self-Care for Therapists: Restorative practices to weave through your workday

    by Ashely David Bush

    “Bite-sized” self-care strategies that any therapist can easily practice. For mental health professionals who must regularly guard against compassion fatigue and secondary traumatization, intentional self-care isn’t just essential; it’s a survival tool. If therapists don’t take proper care of themselves, they can’t do their work effectively. Taking up an exercise program, going on a vacation, turning to supportive social networks, while helpful remedies to the stresses of the job, are not always feasible and the results are often only short term. Synthesizing the latest thinking in mindfulness, neuroscience, energy medicine, and...

  • The Compassion Fatigue Workbook: Creative Tools for Transforming Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Traumatization

    The Compassion Fatigue Workbook: Creative Tools for Transforming Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Traumatization

    by Françoise Mathieu

    *A Print-on-Demand title. *This title will be printed specifically to fill your order and as such is not returnable. Please allow an additional 14 days delivery time  The Compassion Fatigue Workbook is a lifeline for any helping professional facing the physical and emotional exhaustion that can shadow work in the helping professions. Since 2001 the activities in this Workbook have helped thousands of helpers in the fields of healthcare, community mental health, correctional services, education, and the military. In addition to a comprehensive description of compassion fatigue and vicarious traumatization, The Compassion Fatigue...

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