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.
Other sections include information for parents, youth, teachers, & counsellors.
This is a practical resource guide that will help any professional affectively identify and help young people in school, family, or private practice setting.
Author: Donna Strom
Operation: Breaking the Boy Code is a one of a kind 8-week small group guidance program for boys in 3rd -5th grades. This innovative expressive art therapy group gives boys a rare opportunity to experience and celebrate different areas of masculinity. Boys work their way through 7 exciting lessons that examine the definition of masculinity and meaning of brotherhood in a variety of cultures. The group will join in at the Round Table with King Arthur and his knights as they learn about chivalry bravery and courage. They will... More info
This game is designed to help boys learn and reinforce appropriate friendship skills and personal skills focusing on gender-specific examples. Instructions explain how the game can be played individually, with a group of 2-3 friends or with a group of 4-8 students. Each card colour represents a different question subject-area. Blue: Think About It Green: Character Traits Red: Friendship Skills Yellow: Making a Difference This fun card game can also be played as part of the Operation: Breaking the Boy Code small group guidance program. Also Available: Operation: Breaking the Boy Code... More info
This is a one of a kind 8-week small group guidance program for girls in 3-5th grades. It gives girls a rare opportunity to experience and celebrate different facets of the female community. Girls work their way through 7 exciting lessons that examine the complexities of being a young woman and the value of building a supportive sisterhood in a variety of cultures. The League of Girls- explore the elements of a team and what it means to be a strong team member while creating a positive sense... More info