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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...

£20.40
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 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

£35.00
An Early Start - Promoting Social Competence

by Desma HughesBeing able to form satisfying relationships is an essential life skill, but it is a skill that must be learned. It enables people to feel a sense of belonging in any group and is closely linked to confidence, self-esteem and emotional well-being. Having the ability to initiate and maintain satisfying relationships with others, especially peers, is known as social competence. Many children find it difficult to develop social competence, so teachers and parents have an important...

£20.60
Assessing & Developing Self-Esteem Ages 5-11

An easy way to assess and develop a child's self-esteem, their sense of self, belonging and personal powerBy E A MorrisAssessing & Developing Self-Esteem Ages 5-11 contains everything you need to evaluate the self-esteem of an individual child or group of pupils using a self-esteem indicator questionnaire which will enable you to evaluate an overall level of the individual’s self-esteem, plus obtain scores on sense of self, sense of belonging and sense of personal power. Based on the results of...

£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
Blob Posters

By Pip Wilson and Ian LongBlobs are a way of communicating using two of the first languages that we learn as children – body language and feelings. Before we can speak, before we can write, we have all learned to read the signs in our parents' faces, and appreciate being held and hugged. This means that Blobs are an all-age resource. Ian has used them in schoolwork with children as young as four who have already begun to recognise when they feel like these 'funny people'. Blobs live in a strange...

£22.95
Blob Tree Posters

By Pip Wilson and Ian LongBlobs are a way of communicating using two of the first languages that we learn as children – body language and feelings. Before we can speak, before we can write, we have all learned to read the signs in our parents' faces, and appreciate being held and hugged. This means that Blobs are an all-age resource. Ian has used them in schoolwork with children as young as four who have already begun to recognise when they feel like these 'funny people'. Blobs live in a strange...

£22.95
Body Image Programme

A comprehensive resource packed full of activities to develop positive and confident girls with a focus on body image.By Nikki GiantIn an age where we are constantly bombarded by messages that tell us we’re not good enough as we are, this programme helps to build positive, self-aware girls and young women who feel comfortable in their skin, and truly celebrate their bodies.A stimulating, self-esteem building programme for girls, it is designed to help them form and maintain healthy friendships...

£45.00
Brad Learns How to Take a Bite Out of Meanness

By Susan Bowman This colourfully illustrated story introduces Brad, an unusual shark, who doesn't "fit in" with the other sharks. He is teased and called names by other sea creatures because he doesn't fit the reputation of being a shark. So he tries to not hang around the other sharks hoping this will make a difference. But the teasing continues. He finally turns to his only friend Kia, a humpback whale, who tells him that he should not try to change who he is just to have friends....

£12.20
Building Resilience

Developing Skills to Positively Meet the Challenges of Life By Paula Galey The ability to overcome adversity and challenging circumstances, brought about by early conditions and experiences, by successfully adapting and making constructive changes, is termed resiliency. While educators can’t control the family conditions or social demographics that their students experience, they can implement educational policies and practices that promote resiliency. This comprehensive resource offers a...

£20.60
Developing a Positive Sense of Self - Book A

Understanding Myself by Peter Clutterbuck The two books in the 'Developing a Positive Sense of Self' series are full of ideas and activities that teachers can use to help students feel good about themselves while at the same time creating a classroom environment where mutual support and caring are an everyday occurrence. Book A (Understanding Myself) focuses on beliefs and attitudes students may have about themselves. The activities in this book help to strengthen students sense of personal...

£14.60
Developing a Positive Sense of Self - Book B

Understanding My Relationship with Others by Peter Clutterbuck The two books in the 'Developing a Positive Sense of Self' series are full of ideas and activities that teachers can use to help students feel good about themselves while at the same time creating a classroom environment where mutual support and caring are an everyday occurrence. Book B (Understanding My Relationship with Others) focuses on beliefs and attitudes students may have about themselves. The activities in this book help...

£14.60
From Your Point of View

Activities that Help to Develop Empathy By Naomi Roche This photocopiable resource supports students to understand complex situations through other people’s eyes. Having good relationships and empathy with others are founded on this important skill. This book encourages students to think about events from other perspectives, look at people’s motivations and consider the consequences of actions. The book is focused around five themes. Each theme contains a story told from three points of view....

£16.40
Helping Teens Learn Self-Regulation - with CD

By Brad Chapin Lessons, Activities and Worksheets for Teaching the Essentials of Responsible Decision-Making and Self-Control for TEENS! This program provides a solid, yet flexible, foundation for intervention with adolescents. The strategies are presented in simple, step-by-step lessons, activities and reproducible worksheets. These strategies can be used for quick interventions with individual adolescents. They can also be used to create dozens of unique curricula, tailor-made to target...

£28.60
Helping Young People Learn Self-Regulation - with CD

By Brad Chapin Lessons, Activities and Worksheets for Teaching the Essentials of Responsible Decision-Making and Self-Control Self-regulation includes a universal set of skills necessary for academic success, emotional control and healthy social interaction. With this single resource you will be able to address children's anger problems, academic performance challenges, anxieties, school safety issues, self-esteem, social skills and much more. From the creator of the popular web-based Challenge...

£28.60
Little Stars

Games and activities to promote self-esteem in 4-7 year oldsBy E A MorrisThis resource is a collection of 49 activities and games that will build emotional foundations, promote confidence and enhance self-esteem in 4 to 7 year olds. The contents include: Activities to build the emotional foundations of confidence (where children are helped to recognise, name and manage what they feel) include: A useful dictionary of feelings, The happy-sad beanbag game, The feelings thermometer, What I feel...

£25.00
Stop and Think Friendship: DVD Package

By Lindy Petersen with Mark LeMessurier STOP THINK DO is a social skills programme for use in schools with children who have emotional–social–behavioural difficulties that affect their ability to make friends. It is designed as a classroom curriculum for children to prevent such difficulties arising. Originally designed for Australian schools, it is now internationally recognised as an invaluable social skills programme and is being used by many schools and CPD groups around the world. STOP...

£53.60
Stop Think Do: Social Skills Training for ages 12-15

By Lindy Petersen with Phil Lewis STOP THINK DO is a social skills programme for use in schools with children who have emotional–social–behavioural difficulties that affect their ability to make friends. It is designed as a classroom curriculum for children to prevent such difficulties arising. Originally designed for Australian schools, it is now internationally recognised as an invaluable social skills programme and is being used by many schools and CPD groups around the world. STOP THINK DO...

£43.60
Stop Think Do: Social Skills Training for ages 4-8

By Lindy Petersen with Allyson Adderley STOP THINK DO is a social skills programme for use in schools with children who have emotional–social–behavioural difficulties that affect their ability to make friends. It is designed as a classroom curriculum for children to prevent such difficulties arising. Originally designed for Australian schools, it is now internationally recognised as an invaluable social skills programme and is being used by many schools and CPD groups around the world. STOP...

£43.60
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