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
Players respond to prompts around the topic of bullying. Discussions may include what student can say to a bully, what it feels like to be bullied, what are the results of bullying and how bystanders help. This offers a fun way to discuss a serious topic that affects many students. This game can encourage students to talk openly about how bullying affects them and others at their school. This can encourage victims of bullying to speak out and for bullies and bystanders to share their perspectives as well.... More info
Bella couldn't wait to become a butterfly! She soon earned the nickname "Squirmy" from her mother because of her squirmy, impatient energy. Even when she was a tiny egg Squirmy was bored and restlesss. Her mother kept reminding her that constantly wishing for what's next makes it difficult to enjoy what is happening right now! Then she learned little tricks that would help her become more calm, focused and grateful. Soon, Squirmy realized that being mindful was easy to do, but tough to remember to do. So she kept... More info
Therapeutic Interventions Using Non-Therapeutic Games: Behaviour Basics for K-8 is a creative twist on the traditional practice of using games in therapy. This book takes games that everyone knows and loves and gives a concrete hands-on example of behavioural strategies for children from kindergarten through the eighth grade. The sessions and activity pages can be used by anyone who is in the role of helping children determine appropriate behaviours. The sections within this book are divided by the behavioural skill that is being taught and the discussion topics provide a solid... More info