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  • Counseling Outside the Lines: Creative Arts Interventions for Children and Adolescents—Individual, Small Group, and Classroom Applications (With CD)

    Counseling Outside the Lines: Creative Arts Interventions for Children and Adolescents—Individual, Small Group, and Classroom Applications (With CD)

    by Ann Vernon and Catherine Barry

    Creative arts interventions have proven a powerful approach to counselling, especially for younger clients. A must-read for seasoned professionals and new counsellors, this book offers an invaluable opportunity to access numerous clinically practical and theoretically sound creative arts interventions for children and adolescents. Interventions are offered in seven areas: Play and games Music Visual arts Expressive writing Literature Drama Activity-based/experiential interventions Each creative intervention is simple, applicable, and practical. All can be used with boys or girls, and most are applicable to children and adolescents from diverse cultures. Most important,...

  • Creating Children's Art Games for Emotional Support

    Creating Children's Art Games for Emotional Support

    by Vicky Barber

    Game playing is a highly effective way of engaging children and has long been acknowledged as an important psychological intervention. Vicky Barber has compiled this book of games to help children to confront personal problems and issues in a light-hearted yet meaningful way. These are games with a difference, as they must be constructed before they can be played. The creation aspect involves collaboration and cooperation within a team, and instils an empowering sense of ownership in the creators. By the time the game is ready to be played,...

  • Fuzzy Buzzy Groups for Children with Developmental and Sensory Processing Difficulties: A Step-by-Step Resource

    Fuzzy Buzzy Groups for Children with Developmental and Sensory Processing Difficulties: A Step-by-Step Resource

    by Fiona Brownlee and Lindsay Mun

    Children with sensory and cognitive difficulties can struggle to interact with their peers, be easily distracted, and have problems coping with change. Fuzzy Buzzy Groups for Children with Developmental and Sensory Processing Difficulties has been devised to address the needs of children with sensory processing difficulties and development delay in specialist and inclusive settings. This easy-to-follow resource will enable professionals to engage with children in a relaxed and fun way that explores sensory experiences. It contains everything you need to run a Fuzzy Buzzy group: from advice for choosing sensory...

  • Game Time: Games to Promote Social and Emotional Resilience for Children Aged 4 to 14 (Inc CD)

    Game Time: Games to Promote Social and Emotional Resilience for Children Aged 4 to 14 (Inc CD)

    by Robyn Hromek

    These games will be invaluable for those working with small groups of young people who find it difficult to behave and co-operate with their peers. They are progressive in terms of skill development and complexity and have a strong focus on early intervention (age range from 4 to 14). The games may be used sequentially over 6 to 8 sessions to practise a range of social and emotional skills; or in a one-off session to cover specific skills. Socio-emotional development addressed includes: Social and friendship skills Anger management...

  • Helping Children to Cope with Change, Stress and Anxiety

    Helping Children to Cope with Change, Stress and Anxiety

    by Deborah M Plummer

    This book is full of creative ideas for use with children who have difficulty in coping with change, stress and normal levels of anxiety. Supported by a comprehensive but accessible theory section, the practical exercises are a simple and fun way of helping children to learn healthy stress management strategies. Deborah Plummer offers over 100 activities and games specifically aimed at helping children to build emotional resilience. With a mixture of short, snappy activities and longer guided visualizations, these exercises are suitable for use with individuals or groups, and many...

  • Paper Works

    Paper Works

    by Innovative Resources

    *Tools for thinking, taking and writing* Sometimes simple is best. Here is a set of 12 visual metaphors, each with three questions on the back. These versatile paper tools will open doors to new conversations – super fast! Photocopy both side and use them in: counselling, workshops, self-care, goal setting, storytelling, classrooms, team building, supervision, creative writing ….anywhere meaningful conversations are important. What’s your message in a bottle? What’s your next step? What’s your bright idea? Is there an elephant in the room? Where are you heading? What’s you sparkling...

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