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  • Good Choices or Bad Choices and How to Know the Difference with CD

    Good Choices or Bad Choices and How to Know the Difference with CD

    by YouthLight

    All of us make many, many choices each day. Each choice will result in something that will happen afterwards. If we “Stop” and “Think” before we act, we are much more likely to make better choices. This book will help children learn about choices they make every day and their outcomes or consequences. It presents several common, real-life situations, each with a choice to be made. Children are encouraged to compare what will likely happen if they make a good choice, versus a bad choice. Children are told to...

  • Hayden-Reece Learns What To Do if Children See Private Pictures or Private Movies

    Hayden-Reece Learns What To Do if Children See Private Pictures or Private Movies

    by Holly-Anne Martin

    Miss Martin teaches her class what to do if they should come across private pictures or private movies. While watching Minecraft videos, poor Hayden-Reece comes across a private movie. He thinks his mum will take away his tablet, so he doesn’t tell her. After having nightmares he finally tells his mum, who doesn’t take it away, but talks with him about what he has seen. This book is the third in a series where Miss Martin introduces her students to Protective Education. Hayden-Reece Learns a Valuable Lesson that...

  • Helping Children to Tell About Sexual Abuse: Guidance for Helpers

    Helping Children to Tell About Sexual Abuse: Guidance for Helpers

    by Rosaleen McElvaney

    Children need to be able to disclose their experiences of sexual abuse in order to stop the abuse and get help. Practical and accessible, this book offers guidance on how professionals can identify potential abuse cases and create safe opportunities for children to talk about sexual abuse. The book explores challenges in facilitating and responding to disclosures of abuse, such as: how to recognise the signs, ask the right questions and react to a disclosure. It also draws on research carried out with children who have experienced sexual abuse,...

  • Icebreakers In a Jar® Quirky questions to practice social skills

    Icebreakers In a Jar® Quirky questions to practice social skills

    by Free Spirit

    Go beyond "What's your favourite colour?" Start a great conversation with these thought-provoking questions and get to know others better! Help kids break the ice in new situations and develop social skills as they learn more about their peers. Perfect for use in classrooms, advisory groups, after-school programs, teams, and youth groups. A whole lotta icebreakers in one little jar Use your in a jar® cards for: Divide into pairs and give everyone a card. Take turns asking each other every question on the cards. Have a leader ask...

  • Leaving It at the Office: A Guide to Psychotherapist Self-Care

    Leaving It at the Office: A Guide to Psychotherapist Self-Care

    by John C Norcross

    Wise, warm, and authoritative, this straight-talking guide addresses the real-world struggles that psychotherapists face in balancing their professional and personal lives. It demonstrates that recognizing and tending to one's physical, emotional, and spiritual needs not only feels good—it also leads to more effective and ethical practice as a clinician. The book describes and illustrates 12 self-care strategies that are grounded in the authors' extensive research and clinical experience. Interwoven throughout are insights and recommendations from other master therapists, ''self-care checklists,'' and suggestions for further reading. Lively and engaging, this is an...

  • Leroy Learns About the Big P – A Story About Private and Personal

    Leroy Learns About the Big P – A Story About Private and Personal

    by John Hibbs

    This unique book has been recently developed by a very experienced NZ counsellor who needed resources to help explain the concepts of personal and private to young clients with a developmental disability, who otherwise struggle to understand them. John Hibbs has worked extensively with disabled young people to assist them to understand their sexuality and appropriate behaviour. This illustrated, colourful book, with its easy to read sentences and explanations, helps young readers learn about personal and private boundaries and how to respect them. A valuable new tool for counsellors, psychologists, therapists...

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