What is the difference between children's 'needs' and children's 'wants'? How should parents respond to the changing demands of their children? Do different children need the same things? Kids Need..., an attractively illustrated set of cards and instruction booklet, is an innovative tool for practitioners involved in the assessment of children in need.
Designed to fit the British government's 'common assessment framework' for the assessment of children in need, these cards present a creative and distinctive approach to assessing parenting and working with families and carers to explore perceptions of what children really need. The cards are divided into 'children need', 'children sometimes need' and 'children don't need' with a range of circumstances such as 'a room of their own', 'to be believed', 'to make mistakes' and 'to visit family and friends'. These scenarios help parents reflect on their parenting style and methods.
Mark Hamer is a social worker in child protection who works on the Option 2 programme in Cardiff - an intensive intervention programme to assist families in which parents have a problem with substance misuse - which was awarded a national Community Care award for its innovative work. He has written a number of books on social work and child care.
Navigate changing emotions with this beautifully illustrated meditation deck featuring 30 cards to help kids ages 4 and up connect more deeply with themselves and others. Help your child become more focused, calm, and capable of dealing with overwhelming emotions. The Monkey Mind Meditation Deck explores the playful and powerful qualities of animals and nature to inspire your child to discover the same qualities in themselves and others. Vibrant images from illustrator Alexander Vidal are paired with key phrases and short meditations or activities to help children learn about themselves... More info
Travellers’ tales have always been popular - people have been sharing their experiences of different places and faces for about as long as we've been communicating! This new TAOC® title turns our passion for travel - and talking about it - into a new form of entertainment and education. Rather than suffering through family happy snaps (with accompanying monologue) on the slide projector, laptop or even mobile phone, TAOC® The Art Of Travel Conversation allows everyone to share their experiences, tips and favourite destinations in a balanced way. Over 300... More info
Inspired by the message and images from the book ‘*We Are One’*, these cards explore concepts such as Unity, Harmony, Self-Acceptance, Creativity, etc... to gain an understanding of them and how they work in our lives. Deck Features : 30 Cards (20 cards feature exercises to broaden awareness by discussion or application), 1 Instruction card *Examples:* “Stillness” – Being quite in body and mind. * Take time to sit quietly “Peace” – A sense of stillness and love in your life and relationship with the world. * How would you like... More info