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
Thumball is a soft stuffed ball to throw, roll, or pass in a circle or randomly. Catch it! Look under your thumb. Players read and respond to prompts about how to gain insights about different types of anger, and increase anger control skills. Discussion may include anger buttons, levels of frustration, "Know-Before-I-Blow", un-stressing skills, consequences and benefits of self-control. Thumball is a soft stuffed ball to throw, roll, or pass in a circle or randomly. Catch it! Look under your thumb. Respond to the prompt. Kids absolutely love this... More info
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... More info
Miranda Peabody needs your help!! Help her solve problems using important social skills. Children will learn to verbally explain and physically demonstrate the important skills they need to get along with others be a kind and compassionate person and make friends more easily. This fun and instructive card game is based on the Miranda Peabody books that deal with empathy, bullies, rumours, friendship and stress. *Author: Susan DeBell* Collect all the Titles in the Miranda Peabody Series: Miranda Peabody and the Case of the Lunchroom Spy How to put Bully a out... More info