Grade level: 2-6. This appealingly illustrated book includes 101 ready-to-use, reproducible activities to help children improve their social skills. Great as the basis of a social skills curriculum.
Bestselling author Judy Belmont has created another treasure chest of hands-on and easy-to-use handouts, activities, worksheets, mini-lessons and quizzes that help clients develop effective life skills.
150 More Group Therapy Activities & TIPS, the fourth in her Therapeutic Toolbox series, provides a wealth of psycho-educational ideas with Belmont’s signature T.I.P.s format ( Theory, Implementation, and Processing ).
Ready-to-use tools include:
-Interactive strategies for leading successful group experiences
-DBT, CBT, ACT and positive psychology-inspired resources
-Communication skills-building activities
-Coping skills using mindfulness and stress resiliency practices
-Self-esteem and self-compassion guides for changing thoughts
-Fun team building exercises and icebreakers
-Practical resources for adults, adolescents & children
A book full of journaling and activities to help children after a murder. Focuses on helping them feel safe, talking to police, the media, friends and family, going back to school, remembering the victim, and more.
This workbook helps children sort out their feelings and understand what happens after a parent or loved one dies by suicide. They learn what suicide means and some thing they can do to help ease their pain. Quotes from other children throughout the book help readers to understand that they are not alone in their feelings or their confusion.
Includes training exercises, core skills, and treatment techniques to help clinicians understand and use attachment-focused therapy.
Nationally recognized experts Tara Delaney, OTR/L and Mary Hamrick, CCC-SLP have designed this revolutionary workbook to help professionals use the sensory system to teach complex social skills and build self-awareness in children with autism, sensory processing disorder and learning disabilities.
This new framework for developing a dynamic social skills program using the sensory system is a way to explore why kids react the way they do socially. With this framework in mind, professionals can build on children’s self-awareness and social acumen.
-Sensory-based activities for teaching social skills
-Visualization strategies to prepare for social interactions
-Step-by-step program for groups or therapy sessions
-Activities to address both non-cognitive and cognitive aptitude of being social
-Downloadable worksheets and activities
-Can be used by teachers, professionals and parents
-Bonus – includes 15 lessons that easily fit within a school calendar
This workbook provides a variety of exercises and tools when using a child-centered approach. It will enable professionals to refine essential skills when using this modality with children. It is a helpful supplement to reinforce lessons from experiential training and formal education in play therapy.
Janine Halloran created this tool for parents and caregivers to teach children healthy ways to cope with stress. This is also a great resource for therapists who work with children and their families. It has over 75 coping skills to try, and includes more than 20 kid friendly printables and worksheets.
This group program provides step-by-step guidelines for building anger management and assertive emotional expression skills through tailored lessons, group activities and thought-provoking discussions. Suitable for use with children and teenagers aged 5 – 18, this resource will help children to overcome self-destructive patterns of behavior.
Life Isn't Always a Day at the Beach consists of 28 colorful, interactive pages with an illustration of a penguin on each page, characterizing the theme of each page. Topics in the book include feelings, school, treatment, hospitalization, family, friends, and hope for the future. Ages 5 to 12.
Best-selling mindfulness author Debra Burdick has blended the latest research and best practices to create this straight-forward guide for improving self-awareness, self-regulation skills, mental health, and social connectedness in kids and teens. This expertly crafted resource features a collection of more than 150 proven tools and techniques, presented in a simple, step-by-step skill building format. Perfect for mental health practitioners, teachers and all in the helping professions.