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
Julia is not happy with her looks. Her friend Abena the rabbit is thin and does great in ballet. Julia thinks she would be better off if she was thin and small like her friend. She sits in front of her wishing mirror one night and wishes so hard that she could look more like her friend. That night the wishing fairy does his magic and Julia morphs! The next day she looks very different and is excited to show everyone her new look. But she soon... More info
Players respond to prompts on this ball around the topic of empathy. They are encouraged to discuss how to stand in someone else's shoes show good listening and make skilful statements to others as they experience any of several emotions. The Thumball offers a fun way for students to discuss the topic of empathy which affects them personally socially and academically. Empathy training should be a fundamental part of any anti-bullying program. When students learn to better understand and appreciate the feelings and perspectives of others they become less... More info
*Bucket Filling Promotion* *Story Form* The Bucket Squad offers an unique approach to teaching and reinforcing positive social behaviours in children. It provides a curriculum inspired by the work of Carol McCloud who wrote the highly acclaimed book, Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids. Carol who is also affectionately known as “The Bucket Lady” has written the “Forward” included in this book. The Bucket Squad book provides 10 targeted lessons and activities to help children learn and sharpen their social skills. The curriculum is... More info