Promoting Positive Thinking

Author: Glynis Hannell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135396639
Size: 75.12 MB
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Help pupils towards increased emotional intelligence using this book's practical ideas for developing confidence and optimism amongst learners. The book includes: * An explanation of the differences between self-esteem, confidence and optimism * Complete coverage of how low self-esteem can manifest itself * Workable solutions to meet the everyday difficulties faced by all sorts of pupils

Common Parenting Issues

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Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351686313
Size: 12.43 MB
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Are you a professional who encounters children with a wide range of difficulties? Do you also work with their parents? Would you like a flexible source of information to support you in your work? This CD-ROM resource pack has been designed for you, and will be an invaluable asset to your health centre, children's centre, playgroup, nursery or school. Each of the handouts deals with one issue in detail. Topics include sleep, eating, behaviour, language and communication delays, attention deficits, sibling relationships, anxiety, jealousy, depression, bullying, death, divorce and trauma. Designed as a high-quality leaflet, the handouts can be printed from the CD or photocopied from the book and either made available to individuals, or used to develop an accessible information rack for parents. Covering the full range of issues encountered by parents of children up to the age of sixteen, the leaflets provide clearly written guidance on how to help children with some of the common problems encountered in family life. Suitable for families attending your surgery, family centre, community mental health team, school, nursery, social work, psychology or psychiatry department.

Understanding Child And Adolescent Grief

Author: Carrie Arnold
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351673580
Size: 53.53 MB
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Understanding Child and Adolescent Grief incorporates theory, clinical applications, case studies, and current research on contemporary models of grief pertaining to children and adolescents. The integration of developmental perspectives, attachment theory, and neurobiological implications provides a thorough summary of the many factors that can affect a child's growth and development, and the subsequent influence on grief expression. Chapters explore relevant social topics rarely addressed in other texts, such as the death of African American men, suicide among Aboriginal youth in Canada, death/suicide among LGBTQ youth and social media's influence. Also included are practical tips for helping professionals who want to better understand how grief and loss affect children and teens, as well as a meditation guide that provides concrete opportunities for growth and healing.

Now That They Are Grown

Author: Ronald J. Greer
Publisher: Abingdon Press
ISBN: 142675468X
Size: 63.76 MB
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We don’t stop being parents when our kids are grown...but some things do change. Life is filled with change. As our sons and daughters move into young adulthood, our role of what it means to be loving parents changes dramatically. This book aims to help readers miss as many potholes as possible in making the transition from parenting children to being parents of young adults. Here are ways to nurture our adult children while encouraging their independence and maturity. Learn to have balance. Here is how to respond to them in times of struggle. Readers will see how to be supportive, yet not intrusive, caring without enabling dependency. The questions are important. The answers are not obvious. It is a new day in our relationships with our children. The page has been turned, and we are now writing the new chapter in the life of our family. It is important that we get it right.

Surviving Girlhood

Author: Rachel Beddoe
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857007041
Size: 75.72 MB
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Teenage girls can be mean. Often stemming from poor self-awareness, self-esteem and lack of relationship skills, complex friendship dynamics can be difficult to unravel and bullying can be hard to resolve. Surviving Girlhood provides a unique resource for preventing girl bullying by addressing the root causes and helping girls to be strong, positive individuals. Part 1 covers the facts on girl bullying, how to understand it, and the particular complexity of girls. Part 2 includes over 60 tried-and-tested activities that will help girls understand their needs, values, beliefs and influences as drivers for their behaviour. Through five key themes, from 'Being Me' to 'Conflict Resolution', they will also build self-awareness, self-esteem, and strong relationship skills. This photocopiable resource will be an invaluable tool for teachers, youth workers, counsellors, youth offending teams, behavioural specialists and all those working with girls aged 11--16.

Enhancing Self Esteem

Author: C. Jesse Carlock
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1135059020
Size: 23.46 MB
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Providing comprehensive coverage of self esteem, this text presents a four phase process - Identity, Strengths and Weaknesses, Nurturance, and Maintenance - which is described along with the resistance on encounters, and provides the basis for successfully enhancing self-esteem. Interventions are outlined to bring together theory and methods - cognitive, emotional, and behavioral. The strategies included are applicable to several populations (child, teen, and adult) and several settings (school, business, and community). For both children and adults, this book is designed to be a textbook for courses, workshops, and seminars. It will also serve as an excellent resource for teachers and counselors and will be used by individuals for self-improvement. Some key features of the third edition are: It translates theory into practice; provides 107 activities with specific procedures and anticipated outcomes; relates each activity to one of four phase processes; utilizes a systematic approach to enhancing self esteem; incorporates cognitive, emotional, and behavioral aspects of individuals.

Teaching Children To Learn

Author: Robert Fisher
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 9780748794423
Size: 57.78 MB
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This exciting book fosters the skills involved in learning, providing a framework for developing active learning in every community, classroom, and school. This new edition suggests more ways to create powerful learning environments. Teaching Children to Learn has been revised and enlarged, giving more practical ideas to develop creative learning skills. It includes new sections on learning styles, accelerated learning, and ways to motivate learning.

An Administrative Handbook

Author: Larry J. Stevens
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
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Size: 19.12 MB
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Would you like to become a more successful principal? Then utilize a fellow principal's two decades of experience, and avoid costly trial-and-error techniques that add to your stress and can damage your career and your school. The topics in this handbook cover timesaving techniques, improving communication, sensible budgetary procedures, developing vision statements for school development, and more. Each detailed chapter is highly goals-oriented and provides practical, time-tested advice that can encourage veteran principals as well as those just beginning.

Author Ms Pumpkin S Wildest Imagination Comes True

Author: Kae McCreary-Lee
Publisher: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1512783064
Size: 51.77 MB
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Author, Ms. Pumpkins Wildest Imagination Comes True is about imagination. Imagination is natural for children, and the intriguing story in Author, Ms. Pumpkins Wildest Imagination Comes True images how it intertwines with building self-esteem and creativity. The lively character Author Ms. Pumpkin grows up from being average, overcoming challenges and believing in possibilities. This story can help to inspire and encourage children to see their own potential, become more creative, face and manage peer pressure and bullying. Positive thoughts promote self-assuredness. Dreaming and having a wild imagination can help sparkle hope. For children, Author, Ms. Pumpkins Wildest Imagination Comes True is a fun, easy read at bedtime. It will also help to motivate creativity in children in the classroom. The humorous nature of the character will make parents laugh again as they help their children tap into their wildest imagination. This book is recommended for ages 46 and to all who dare have a positive, wild imagination.

Alphamations

Author: Lisa Aquilina
Publisher: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1504366107
Size: 30.44 MB
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Alphamations is an empowering journey through the ABCs, filled with simple yet powerful affirmations that encourage a positive and optimistic mind-set and belief system. The bright, colorful illustrations stimulate the imagination as the keywords invite curiosity and encourage conversation. Alphamations is a wonderful educational tool for both children and adults, offering an abundance of spirit, positivity, and soul. Its a truly beautiful collection of delightful words and affirmations intended to immediately touch the hearts and minds of everyone it reaches. Alphamations is a blueprint of gratitude, happiness, and self-love for children to grow with and cherish for years to come.