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102 Creative Strategies for Depressed Children and Adolescents

A Practical Resource for Teachers, Counsellors and Parents By Donna Strom, Kaye Randall and Susan Bowman 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 primary and...

£22.00
Achieving Positive Behaviour: A Practical Guide

By Patricia DwyerDealing with behaviour problems, students with difficulties, developing policies, promoting positive strategies, resolving disputes – are core concerns for teachers, principals, management, parents and policy makers. Indeed there are few more challenging issues in education today. The work of Patricia Dwyer at the Centre for Education Services addresses all of these concerns in a most effective, resourceful and practical manner. This guide weaves together the key elements...

£22.73
Activities For Building Self-Confidence

A collection of activities and games to promote self-confidence and enhance self-esteem in young people By E A Morris. These activities recognise that self-confidence and self-esteem are interrelated. They can be used to create a programme for developing self-confidence in young people and include ways to help them: Learn to focus and concentrate Pay attention Learn to speak up for themselves Acknowledge what they have already learnt Accept praise and appreciation To accept and give compliments...

£29.95
Activities for Developing Thinking Skills

Creative and critical thinking by Bess Wellner and Jan Yoder Activities for Developing Thinking Skills provides instruction and suggestions for the explicit teaching of thinking skills to all students. It provides a balanced approach to creative and critical thinking, developing both divergent and convergent thinking skills as part of the thinking process. The book is divided into two halves each having four sections as follows: SECTION 1: PRODUCTIVE THINKING Fluency Flexibility Elaboration...

£17.60
Activities for Mentoring Young People

Activities to engage with young people to improve attendance, time management, study skills, positive thinking, conflict resolution and anger management By Stephanie George. Engaging with young people as a mentor can be difficult but Stephanie George draws on years of experience to provide tried-and-tested activities that will help. The activities provide specific structured tasks that can be used during mentoring meetings and to support mentoring intervention. The activities will build rapport,...

£36.99
Activities for Social & Life Skills

Cards of games and activities that are not only fun but will also develop social and life skills at the same time By E A Morris. The carefully selected games involve role-play situations, discussion and working in groups. They include: Getting to Know Me Game - works on improving relationships, communicating better, facilitating interaction Be a Detective Game - works on improving relationships, communicating better, thinking skills and giving feedback The Who I Am Game - works on...

£27.00
Activities to Help Young People Build Character

Character-building activities for all professionals working with young people By Stephanie George & Jeba Begum Focus on character building with these activities which cover: Target setting Learning character/ behaviour Self-discipline Assessing situations Nurturing Changing perspective Positive outlook Raising self- esteem Building self-endurance Personal gains Personality test Overcoming weaknesses and building strengths Removing barriers Empathy80 pages, A4, photocopiable

£36.99
Activities to Help Young People Deal with Anger

How to address issues relating to anger and conflict using a mentoring approach By Stephanie George. These activities have a particular focus on developing skills for managing anger, conflict and relating to others. They provide specific, structured tasks that can be used during one-to-one mentoring, intervention and for group work. The 20 activities include: My Anger Triggers – For students to recognise the initial signs of anger and identify some ways of defusing the emotion of anger. Anger...

£36.99
Activities to Help Young People Deal with Bullying

This book is ideal for anyone working with young people who want to address bullying issues By Stephanie George, Patricia St Louis, Jeba Begum & Jacqueline MorrisonThis book of 56 activities will help professionals to work through bullying issues with young people and address the underlying causes. The content covers: · The impact of the group · Belonging · Social settings · Norms · Values · Peer groups · Friendships · Power · Isolation · Responsibility · Restorative work · Conciliation...

£36.99
Activities to Help Young People Deal with Decisions & Choices

Practical activities to support professionals working with young people who wish to focus on making decisions and choices By Stephanie George & Patricia Andrews-WardellThere is real pressure on our young people in modern society – social media, telephones, internet, friendships, peer groups, parents, school demands – and pressure can come in many forms and affect many areas of their lives. When pressure leads to poor choices and decisions this can have undesirable consequences for young...

£36.99
Activities to Help Young People Deal with Stress & Anxiety

Young people will gain an understanding of stress and anxiety and learn coping strategies with these activitiesBy Stephanie GeorgeThere is a lot of pressure on our young people: media, social media, telephones, internet, friendships, peer groups, parents, school demands, exams and teachers. When pressure turns to stress it can be difficult for young people to manage during what is for them a time of intense physical and emotional change.This book is intended for use by those working in a variety...

£36.99
Advanced Extension Pack and Game Cards for Navigating The Zones
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IMPORTANT – Please Note!This product requires the use of Navigating The Zones, sold separately.About the Advanced Extension PackIf you’ve been using the game Navigating The Zones, integrate the Advanced Extension Pack and Game Cards to help more sophisticated thinkers (age 10+) further develop their problem solving and self-regulation skills. Add these advanced cards to the Navigating The Zones cooperative game to introduce three additional levels of play—including competitive game play! The...

£26.64
All That I Can Be! Book A

A practical guide to goal setting and positive thinkingBy Michael GiffordAll That I Can Be! provide a practical guide for students who need help to focus on their end-of-school and life goals; whether these are related to further study or employment. The author has gathered together a range of brilliant ideas and motivational stories into two easy-to-use photocopiable books.Book A contains eight sections: attitude and state – be in zone!; motivate me – please!; principle-centred living – a...

£18.18
All That I Can Be! Book B

A practical guide to goal setting and positive thinkingBy Michael GiffordAll That I Can Be! provide a practical guide for students who need help to focus on their end-of-school and life goals; whether these are related to further study or employment. The author has gathered together a range of brilliant ideas and motivational stories into two easy-to-use photocopiable books.Book A contains eight sections: attitude and state – be in zone!; motivate me – please!; principle-centred living – a...

£18.18
All That I Can Be! Set (Book A & B)

A practical guide to goal setting and positive thinkingBy Michael GiffordAll That I Can Be! provide a practical guide for students who need help to focus on their end-of-school and life goals; whether these are related to further study or employment. The author has gathered together a range of brilliant ideas and motivational stories into two easy-to-use photocopiable books.Book A contains eight sections: attitude and state – be in zone!; motivate me – please!; principle-centred living – a...

£31.81
All-in-One Across Age Groups Bundle | The Zones of Regulation Series
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Ages: 5-18Format: Bundle with GamesPublished: 2021Authors: Leah Kuypers, Elizabeth SautterGet in the zone! Discover why this best-selling, easy-to-use regulation framework has been adopted across classrooms worldwide for mainstream social emotional learning intervention with individuals at developmental ages 5-18+. This all-in-one bundle provides all the books and games developed to teach with fidelity Leah Kuypers’ The Zones of Regulation™ curriculum. This includes the core curriculum The Zones...

£194.00
Anger Management Discussion Cards Secondary

The perfect way to help young people talk about anger-inducing situations and how they would copeBy E A MorrisChoose from more than 40 scenarios to allow young people to open up about situations that are likely to make them angry. Users pick a card and discuss that scenario, either one-to-one or in small groups. The facilitator can turn the conversation onto the user’s beliefs and values that are being challenged by the situation suggested on the card. This can be followed up by role-play and...

£35.94
Anger Management Programme Secondary

Session plans to control students' anger effectivelyBy E A MorrisThis anger management programme draws on research about the development of emotional and social intelligence which indicates that a well-balanced and emotionally mature individual will be capable of greater academic achievement since they are not psychologically involved with inner tensions and emotional turmoil.To achieve emotional maturity this programme teaches: Self-awareness Self-management Impulse control Active listening...

£42.50
Assessing and Developing Self-Esteem Ages 11-16

An easy way to explore a young person's self-esteem, their sense of self, belonging and personal power. By E A MorrisWith this resource a self-esteem indicator is used to explore a young person's self-esteem, their sense of self, belonging and personal power. Its key features are that it: Provides a quick and informal assessment Offers a practical facility for reassessment Has age-related activities designed for individuals and whole classes Includes planning support for individual intervention...

£45.00
Beating the Blues! Book A – Personal Blues

By Rob LongRob Long’s Beating The Blues! is designed to help students to better understand the emotions that can overwhelm them in their teenage years, take ownership and look for ways to resolve their own emotional problems. In two books the series aims to help provide students with the necessary tools to deal with their feelings in constructive and empowering ways. Appropriate for use in Health and PE classes.Beating the Blues! – Book A: Personal BluesUnderstanding FeelingsHaving...

£18.18

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