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  • A Therapeutic Treasure Deck of Grounding, Soothing, Coping and Regulating Cards

    A Therapeutic Treasure Deck of Grounding, Soothing, Coping and Regulating Cards

    by Karen Treisman

    A treasure trove of coping, regulating, grounding, and soothing activities and techniques for working with children (aged 6+), teens and adults. This pack of 70 cards and explanatory guide offers a playful, nonthreatening way to explore feelings and to form effective coping, regulating, soothing and grounding strategies through a range of games and activities. Designed to work with both the brain and body, these cards address a wide range of common issues including anxiety, stress, low mood, sleep difficulties and emotional dysregulation. To do so, they employ a range of...

  • Aboriginal Dreaming Totems

    Aboriginal Dreaming Totems

    by Mel Brown

    Seek enlightenment and direction through the ancient Dreamtime. Aboriginal Dreaming Totems have been used for thousands of years as a way of seeking advice. The use of totems is not fortune-telling in the sense that you actually see the future – instead, the dreaming totems provide the user with a means of analysing questions and seeking answers about a likely outcome. The future is not fixed and you have the power to change it as you see fit. If you do not like the prediction, then you can choose an...

  • Aboriginal Symbol Cards

    Aboriginal Symbol Cards

    by Riley Callie

    A set of 20 beautiful Aboriginal Symbol Flash Cards, perfect as a visual aid in any learning context, for both children and adults alike. Produced by Indigenous business, Riley Callie Resources.

  • Acting Out Card Deck

    Acting Out Card Deck

    by David Young & Lauren Wynne

    60 Amazing role play cards that explore solutions to critical teen issues Grades 7 - 12 Acting Out allows students to use the scene suggestions on each card to act out various situations that sometimes come up in the day to day lives of middle and high school students. Students in a small group select or are given a card that provides them with a scene description and actor parts needed. Then the actors present their mini-play with or without any preparation. Following the play, students in the small group...

  • Acting Out! Card Deck - Substance Abuse Version

    Acting Out! Card Deck - Substance Abuse Version

    by David Young & Robert Bowman

    Acting Out! Substance Abuse Version 60 Thought-provoking role play and discussion cards for teens grades 7 - 12 Acting Out! — Substance Abuse Version is a card game that allows middle and high school students to use scene suggestions to role play various situations and/or use discussion questions to explore attitudes, solutions, and ideas about substance abuse.. The cards (150mm X 100mm) are divided into two categories. Role play cards and discussion cards *Topics Include:* Attitudes Toward Drugs Facts About Drugs Drug Use, Tolerance, and Addiction What Would You Do...

  • Adolescent and Adult Neuro-diversity Handbook: Asperger Syndrome, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Related Conditions

    Adolescent and Adult Neuro-diversity Handbook: Asperger Syndrome, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Related Conditions

    by Sarah Hendrickx

    Increasing numbers of adults are realising that they have been living with an undiagnosed developmental condition, yet most information and support focuses on children. This leaves many adults confused and in the dark. The Adolescent and Adult Neuro-Diversity Handbook is a handy first-reference point guide to the full range of developmental conditions as they affect adolescents and adults. Each chapter focuses on a different condition, describing its history, causes and characteristics, its implications for the individual, diagnosis and assessment, treatments and approaches, and strategies for providing support and self-support. A wide...

  • Anxiety Solutions: 50 ways to calm your mind and soothe your body

    Anxiety Solutions: 50 ways to calm your mind and soothe your body

    by Selina Byrne

    From a few worrying thoughts to full-blown anxiety, we humans are really good at worrying. Sometimes our worries can get the better of us. They can turn into free-floating anxiety with seemingly no cause at all. Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia. It’s handy to have some simple, fun and effective strategies to calm your mind and soothe your body—anywhere, anytime.The Anxiety Solutions cards for young people and adults give you 50 simple, fun, clinically-proven strategies for managing anxious thoughts by entering the ‘control room’ of...

  • Art Therapy Cards for Children: Creative Prompts to Explore Feelings, Self-Esteem, Relationships and More

    Art Therapy Cards for Children: Creative Prompts to Explore Feelings, Self-Esteem, Relationships and More

    by Elitsa Velikova

    These 22 colorful cards provide creative ideas for art therapy with children aged 4-11. Each card gives a different prompt - from "draw yourself as a superhero" to "paint freely with your fingers" - and is brightly illustrated to help stimulate the child's imagination. Applicable for a wide range of group and individual therapeutic settings, the activities are grouped into four themes: feelings, relationships, the body, and imagination. They can help children to express themselves, gain confidence, understand and transform their behavior and emotions, and connect with their bodies. An...

  • Assessment and Treatment Activities for Children, Adolescents and Families. Volume 2

    Assessment and Treatment Activities for Children, Adolescents and Families. Volume 2

    by Liana Lowenstein

    *Practitioners share their most effective techniques.* In this second volume, highly acclaimed author Liana Lowenstein has compiled an impressive collection of techniques from experienced practitioners. Interventions are outlined for engaging, assessing, and treating children of all ages and their families. Activities address a range of issues including: Feelings Expression Social Skills Self-Esteem Termination. 176 pages Each activity includes: Theme, recommended age range, treatment modality, goals, materials, description, discussion and about the author/contributor *Contents* Contributors Preface Acknowledgements Section one: Engagement and assessment Section two: Feelings expression Section three: Social skills Section four:...

  • Assessment and Treatment Activities for Children, Adolescents and Families. Volume 3

    Assessment and Treatment Activities for Children, Adolescents and Families. Volume 3

    by Liana Lowenstein

    Practitioners share their most effective techniques. Volume three presents more innovative and practical assessment and treatment techniques for children, adolescents, and families. When children are referred for therapy, they typically feel anxious and are reluctant to talk directly about their thoughts and feelings. Activities that are creative and play-based can engage children and help them to safely express themselves. The interventions presented in this book aim to capture and sustain children’s interest and motivation in therapy, while helping them express themselves within the context of a safe therapeutic environment In this third...

  • Be A Friend

    Be A Friend

    by Salina Yoon

    A Heart-warming celebration of individuality, imagination and the power of friendship. Dennis is an ordinary boy who expresses himself in extraordinary ways. Some children do show-and-tell. Dennis mimes his. Some children climb trees. Dennis is happy to BE a tree . . . But being a mime can be lonely. It isn't until Dennis meets a girl named Joy that he discovers the power of friendship and how special he truly is! At its core, this book is a heart-warming story of self-acceptance, courage, and unbreakable friendship for anyone who...

  • Body Signals

    Body Signals

    by Innovative Resources

    Body signals are sometimes called our ‘early warning signs’; they let us know immediately when we feel stressed or unsafe. That’s why they’re crucial for protective behaviours, trauma-informed practice or simply for navigating everyday life. Recognising and managing body signals helps build emotional and mental resilience—whether it is pre-schoolers transitioning to big school, young people navigating relationships, or adults dealing with life’s ups and downs. This marvellous mob of meerkat characters will help people of any age tune into their body signals and build a vocabulary to describe them. Pick cards...

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