Peoplemaking. Personal and Professional Development Books and Training Resources.
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Aging Well

Surprising guideposts to a happier life

George Valliant

In an unprecedented series of studies, Harvard Medical School has followed 824 subjects from their teens to old age. Harvard’s George Vaillant now uses these studies (the most complete ever done anywhere in the world) and the subjects’ individual histories to illustrate the factors involved in reaching a happy, healthy old age. He shows why a person’s background has less to do with their eventual happiness than the specific lifestyle choices they make. And he offers step-by-step advice about how each of us can change our lifestyles and age successfully.

24x15cm  $22.95  
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Authentic Happiness

Using the New Positive Psyhology to realize your potential for lasting fulfillment.

Martin E P Seligman

Shows how Positive Psyhology is shifting the profession's paradign away from its narrow-minded focus on pathology, vitimology, and mental illness to positive emotion, virtue and strength, and positive institutions. Our signature strengths an be nurtured throughout our lives, with benefits to our health, relationships, and careers.

16x24cm  321 pages  $24.00  
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Big Little Book of Resilience

How to bounce back from adversity and lead a fulfilling life

Matthew Johnstone

Most of us set out quietly hoping for, and secretly expecting, to live a happy, successful and healthy life. But life doesn't always go to plan. The Big Little Book of Resilience is about developing flexibility, acceptance and self-compassion when those plans go awry. In this beautifully illustrated book, Matthew Johnstone guides the reader to an understanding of how resilience plays a key role in wellbeing. He offers an accessible roadmap to developing and maintaining resilience and how it can help you overcome and learn from difficult life events.

17x17cm  120 pages  $20.00  
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Bounce Back

How to Be A Resilient Kid

Wendy Moss

Think of a bouncing ball. When a bouncing ball hits the ground, it bounces back. That's what resilience means — the ability to bounce back from tough times.
Some people seem to just automatically bounce back. But the truth is that resilience is not something you are born with or not — it can be learned.
Bounce Back will help you find your bounce using cool quizzes, lots of advice, and practical strategies that build up resiliency skills.
You'll learn how to:
-get to know yourself better
-understand your emotions
-coach yourself with self-talk
-calm yourself when you are upset
-deal with decisions, disappointments, and new challenges
-handle situations that are under your control
-negotiate, compromise, and navigate social conflicts
-cope with or adjust to serious sources of stress
-ask for help and guidance
And much more! Being motivated to learn resiliency skills is a great first step toward acquiring them! This book will help you to be more resilient and keep on bouncing back!

23x18cm  112 pages  $22.95  
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Bounce Back!

A Book about Resilience (Being the best me!)

Cheri Meiners

Resilience: the ability to recover or bounce back from problems, hurt, or loss; is critical for social and emotional health and helps people feel happy, capable, and in charge of their lives. Foster perseverance, patience, and resilience in children with this unique, encouraging book.br Young children learn thought processes and actions that are positive, realistic, and helpful for bouncing back. The book also helps children recognise people who can support them in times of difficulty. Back matter includes advice for raising resilient children and fostering resiliency at school and in childcare.

24x29cm  35 pages  $19.95  
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Breaking Murphy's Law

How Optimists Get What They Want from Life - And Pessimists Can Too

Suzanne Segerstrome

According to psychologist Suzanne Segerstrom, rose-colored glasses may look silly, but they're actually quite practical. In this book she surveys the scientific data on optimism (including her own award-winning research) to reveal that it's not what you believe about the future that matters, but what you do about it. While pessimists debate whether their goals are attainable, optimists are out there trying to achieve them. Without insisting that readers learn to "think positive,the book teaches practical ways to appropriate the habits and skills that optimists use to get what they want from life.

22x15cm  232 pages  $29.95  
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Building Happiness, Resilience and Motivation in Adolescents

A Positive Psychology Curriculum for Well-Being

Ruth MacConville, Rae Tina

This resource is a fully-formed positive psychology programme designed to promote happiness, resilience and motivation in young people aged 11–18. It introduces the theory and research behind positive psychology, and includes a guidance section for facilitators on how to deliver the programme.
The programme itself is made up of 24 chapters which reflect each of the 24 'character strengths' identified by Martin Seligman, the founder of positive psychology. These strengths include creative thinking, kindness, fairness, leadership, forgiveness, and teamwork. Activities teach students how to develop these strengths and skills in order to initiate positive change in their lives.
This resource provides teachers, counsellors, psychologists, social workers and others working with young people with a complete programme to promote well-being in young people and help them flourish in their lives

28x22cm  256 pages  $52.00  
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Building Resilience in Children and Teens

Giving Kids Roots and Wings (3RD ed.)

Kenneth Ginsburg, Martha Jablow

This invaluable guide offers coping strategies to help children and teens deal with stress due to academic pressure, high achievement standards, media messages, peer pressure, and family tension. Recommendations guide parents to help kids from the age of 18 months to 18 years build the seven crucial C's competence, confidence, connection, character, contribution, coping, and control needed to bounce back from life's challenges.
This book provides a wide range of tactics, including building on natural strengths, fostering hope and optimism, avoiding risky behaviours, and taking care of oneself physically and emotionally. This edition includes new chapters on the topic of grit, stress and how how one's perception of stress affects what stress really is, toxic stress, and the protective role of nurturing adults. It also addresses the issue of adolescents responding to stress by either indulging in unhealthy behaviours or giving up completely, and the suggested solutions are aimed at strengthening resilience.

23x15cm  357 pages  $35.00  
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Creative Coping Skills for Children

Emotional Support through Arts and Crafts Activities

Bonnie Thomas

Some children need quiet and soothing activities to calm them down, whereas others require more physical activity or intense sensory input to relax their minds and bodies.
This resource comprises a collection of fun, flexible, tried-and-tested activities and make-it-yourself workbooks for parents and professionals to help a child in need of extra emotional support find the coping skills that fit them best. Each activity lists the materials required and includes clear directions for how to do it. There is something for every child: whether they are dynamic and creative or more cerebral and literal. Projects include making wish fairies, dream catchers, and mandalas; managing unstructured time with activities such as creating comics, dioramas and tongue twisters; and simple ideas for instant soothing, such as taking deep breaths, blowing bubbles, making silly faces, and playing music. Also includes specific interventions for anxious or grieving children such as making worry dolls and memory shrines.
This book is full of fun, easy, creative project ideas for parents of children aged 3-12, teachers, counselors, play therapists, social workers, and all professionals working with children.

28x22cm  192 pages  $46.95  
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Educating for Resilience

Prevention And Intervention Strategies For Young People At Risk

Graeme Withers, Jean Russell

Presents a framework or generalised model for the development of policy and practice in the care, education and support of all young people. Part 1 presents a grounded argument about principles underlying prevention and intervention and Part 2 presents a statement of the preferred model, with structures and programs. WAS $37.00

29x21cm  163 pages  $25.00  
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Emotional Coaching

A Practical Programme to Support Young People Aged 7-15 with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (Incl CD-ROM)

Robyn Hromek

Young people's healthy emotional development is based on affirming relationships and positive experiences and for some young people the lack of these encouragements leads to personal, social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. This pack provides teachers, mentors, assistants and others with all they need to support these young people through an 'emotional coaching' programme. Author is an educational psychologist in NSW.

17x24cm  80 pages  $98.00  
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Emotional Recovery After Natural Disasters

How to Get Back to a Normal Life

Ilana Singer

Forgetful, angry and wondering what's wrong? It's normal, after you have been in a disaster, to be lost and hurting. You have suffered a tremendous blow, probably larger than you can comprehend. Your whole world has changed. Many of the people, places and things in your life are gone. No matter how hard you try, you can't put everything back the way it was.

However, you can create a good, new life. You can rebuild the relationships with your family and friends. First though you need to regain the most important aspect of your life, your emotional stability.

This book is filled with practical information and tactics for victims of natural disasters and the people who work with them. There are tested, successful suggestions including examples of what to do and what NOT to do as part of recovering from natural disasters and returning to normal life.

23x16cm  183 pages  $27.00  
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Four Questions, The

For Henny Penny and Anybody with Stressful Thoughts

Katie Byron, Hans Wilhelm (illus)

A modern retelling of the classic folktale Chicken Little re-imagined through the lens of Byron Katie's world-famous philosophy for living known as The Work. Written for adults and children alike, in the form of a full-color, illustrated book, the wisdom contained in this beautiful work can have a profound effect on readers young and old.

22x22cm  32 pages  $25.95  
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Healthy Mindsets for Super Kids

A Resilience programme for children aged 7-14

Stephanie Azri

Self-esteem, communication skills, positive thinking, healthy friendships, and dealing with anger, stress, anxiety and grief are all crucial parts of being resilient and having strong life skills.
Join forces with superheroes Steemy, Link, Zen, KipKool, Holly and Hally, Beau and Angel in this 10 session programme to boost resilience in children aged 7—14. Each session focuses on a key theme, and a superhero character helps to teach each skill, from overcoming anxiety to dealing with grief. A creative hands-on activity closes each session, and session summaries and tips for parents encourage children to continue learning and building their skills between sessions. An engaging comic strip story about the superheroes runs throughout the program. Sessions are flexible and easily adaptable for use in different settings and with younger or older children, and include photocopiable worksheets.
This imaginative resource is a complete programme, ideal for teachers, counsellors, therapists, social workers and youth workers.

28x22cm  173 pages  $49.95  
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Heart Masters - Middle to Senior Primary

Johnston, Guthrie, Fuller & Bellhouse

A program for the promotion of emotional intelligence and resilience in the middle to senior years of primary school. Help students to motivate themselves, persist in the face of frustration, control their impulses, regulate their moods, keep distress from swamping their ability to think, achieve their goals.

31x19cm  160 pages  $55.00  
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Heart Masters - Junior Primary

Bellhouse

A program for the promotion of emotional intelligence and resilience in the junior years of primary school. Help students to motivate themselves, persist in the face of frustration, control their impulses, regulate their moods, keep distress from swamping their ability to think, achieve their goals.

30x21cm  160 pages  $55.00  
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Heart Masters - Junior to Middle Secondary

Johnston, Guthrie, Fuller & Bellhouse

A program for the promotion of emotional intelligence and resilience in the junior years of primary school. Help students to motivate themselves, persist in the face of frustration, control their impulses, regulate their moods, keep distress from swamping their ability to think, achieve their goals. Helps children have a sense of belonging at school, be aware of their own feelings and those of other, control their impulses, put things in perspective and solve problems, and have friendly and positive relationships.

30x21cm  162 pages  $55.00  
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I Just Want to Be Me!

Building resilience in young people

Timothy & Sandra Bowden

Today's children struggle with a range of issues, from depression and anxiety to poor body image and low self-esteem. In fact, research suggests that at any given time around 10 per cent of students will be suffering from a mental health issue that directly impacts on their education and health. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) (the subject of Dr Russ Harris bestselling 'The Happiness Trap') has been proven to be effective in teaching young people effective, flexible strategies for dealing with the stressors in their life and these principles are now brought to life in this graphic novel. By following the main character, Holly, through her encounters with monsters (symbolising her inner doubts and unpleasant thoughts), children will learn how to similarly deal with their own issues and develop a more resilient mental attitude and achieve better emotional balance

17x24cm  64 pages  $20.00  
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I'll Know What To Do

A kid's guide to natural disasters

Bonnie Mark, Aviva Layton

Provides facts about earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and mud slides and discusses how to deal with and survive a natural disaster. Annotation: Provides facts about earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and mud slides and discusses how to deal with and survive a natural disaster.

21x15cm  64 pages  $16.00  
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I've Got This Friend Who

Advice for Teens and Their Friends on Alcohol, Drugs, Eating Disorders, Risky Behavior, and More


The experts at KidsPeace, a nonprofit organization serving children and families in crisis, have created this lively, interactive book to help teens handle difficult issues. Personal stories, fast facts, and self-tests help teens learn how to recognize when a friend or family member is in trouble and find help.

23x18cm  188 pages  $25.00  
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KidsKope Peer Mentoring Programme

A Therapeutic approach to help children and young people build resilience and deal with conflict

Nina Wroe, Penny McFarlane

This creative programme trains young people how to mentor younger children, and provides outlines of therapeutic workshops and creative activities to use. Workshops cover issues such as bullying, conflict with parents, change and transitions, and photocopiable activities, such as games, role play and relaxation techniques, are provided.

28x22cm  192 pages  $48.95  
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Merrell's Strong Kids: Grades 3-5

A Social & Emotional Learning Curriculum 2nd edition

Kenneth Merrell

Social-emotional competence�it's a critical part of every child's school success, and just like any academic subject, children need instruction in it. Developed by a top expert, these proven curricula will help promote the social-emotional competence and resilience of children and adolescents.
Divided into four age levels from kindergarten through high school, these innovative social and emotional learning curricula are filled with engaging, thought-provoking class activities that help students develop vital skills they'll use for the rest of their lives: understanding emotions, managing anger, relieving stress, solving interpersonal problems, and much more.

27x21cm  176 pages  $75.00  
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Optimistic Child

A Proven Program to Safeguard Children Against Depression and Build Lifelong Resilience

Martin E P Seligman

Offers parents, teachers, and coaches a well-validated program to prevent depression in children. In a thirty-year study, Seligman and his colleagues discovered the link between pessimism - dwelling on the most catastrophic cause of any setback - and depression. Seligman shows adults how to teach children the skills of optimism that can help them combat depression, achieve more on the playing field and at school, and improve their physical health. As Seligman states in his new afterword for this edition, "Teaching children optimism is more, I realized, than just correcting pessimism . . . It is the creation of a positive strength, a sunny but solid future-mindedness that can be deployed throughout life - not only to fight depression and to come back from failure, but also to be the foundation of success and vitality."

21x14cm  342 pages  $26.95  
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Personal Well-Being Lessons for Secondary Schools

Positive Psychology in Action for 11 to 14 Year Olds

Ilona Boniwell, Lucy Ryan

This book offers practitioners working with 11 to 14 year olds a highly practical education resource for running personal well-being lessons, backed up by scientific research from the field of positive psychology.
The book is divided into six subject headings, with six lessons offered per subject area. This will allow you to run a programme with between 6 to 36 lessons. The six core concepts are: Positive Self, Positive body, Positive Emotions Positive Mindsets, Positive Direction and Positive Relationships. The lessons are easy to understand, to lead ad to manage and each lesson has a suggested 60 minute outline, a "how to" run the lesson, suggested homework where appropriate and academic references and resources.

30x21cm  216 pages  $65.00  
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Positive Life Changes: Workbook 1

Who Am I and Where Am I Going?

Nancy Guerra

The Positive Life Changes Program is designed to help you learn more about how to make effective decisions. It is about empowering YOU to know your strengths, identify challenges, overcome obstacles, and make life choices that have positive outcomes for you and others. Five important ideas are emphasized throughout - Be aware, - Build on your strengths, - Make a difference - Connect with others, - Think, think, think.
This is a workbook full of activities that fall int three parts - Who am I? (4 lessons) Managing Myself (four lessons) Where am I going? (two lessons)

94 pages  $32.95  
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Promoting Resilience in the Classroom

A Guide to Developing Pupils' Emotional and Cognitive Skills ( Innovation Learning for All )

Carmel Cefai

'In tackling the development of social, emotional and cognitive competence, Dr Cefai provides the relevant theory and practical guidance on how to apply the ideas in classroom practice... This book will be invaluable to classroom teachers, to staff working in support services and to those involved in teacher training.' - Professor Peter Farrell, Manchester University Resilience is a set of qualities that enable children to adapt and transform, to overcome risk and adversity, and to develop social competence, problem-solving skills, autonomy and a sense of purpose. For children and young people it is as vital to possess these qualities in school environments as in the family and the community at large. This handbook for teachers and educators explores ways of nurturing resilience in vulnerable students. It proposes a new, positive way of thinking about schools as institutions that can foster cognitive and socio-emotional competence in all students. Individual chapters examine effective practices in schools and classrooms, and assess a range of classroom processes, such as engagement, inclusion, collaboration and prosocial behaviour. The author makes use of case studies throughout to bring to life classroom activities and concrete strategies that will promote best practice for enhancing student resilience, and offers a framework that can be adapted to the existing nature, culture and needs of each individual school community and its members. Promoting Resilience in the Classroom is a valuable resource for educational practitioners as well as educational officers and policy makers engaged in school development and educational improvement

22x16cm  175 pages  $44.95  
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Raising an Optimistic Child

A Proven Plan for Depression-Proofing Young Children--For Life

Bob Murray, Alicia Fortinberry

Protect your child from depression for life - without medication
The most precious gift you can give your child is the resiliency and unwavering sense of optimism that allow a person to thrive no matter what challenges life sends their way. Yet researchers are finding that increasing numbers of very young children are at risk of depression. Now, in "Raising an Optimistic Child," you'll learn how to bring about lifelong happiness in your child - even as young as infants - and protect him or her from the pain and damage of depression.
Inspired by the authors' two decades of pioneering work as well as recent findings in psychology, neurobiology, and genetics, this book offers a seven-step, relationship-based program for alleviating or preventing childhood - and adult - depression that has proven more effective than controversial drug therapies and standard psychotherapeutic approaches. With the benefit of real-life stories of families who have experienced firsthand the results of their work, the authors provide the tools you need to: Understand most common causes of childhood - and lifelong - depression; Spot the early signs of depression - even in very young children; Prevent your own depression from infecting your child; Enhance your child's learning and coping skills; Foster good body image and avoid eating disorders in your child; Deal with ADD/ADHD and difficult behaviours without drugs.

22x14cm  239 pages  $35.95  
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Raising Resilient Children

Fostering Strength, Hope, and Optimism in Your Child

Robert Brooks, Sam Goldstein

The perfect book for parents who want their children to readily handle life's difficulties and see the world with an optimistic outlook. An excellent chapter on the school-parent-child partnership. These highly regarded authors discuss seeing strengths and solutions rather than focusing on deficits and hegatives. Excellent book!

16x23cm  336 pages  $32.00  
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Resilience at Work

How to Succeed No Matter What Life Throws at You

Salvadore R Maddi & Deborah M Khoshaba

Resilience is the key not just to coping with unwanted change and stressful circumstances, but to truly thriving in the workplace. Resilience at Work shows readers how to withstand problems large and small, increasing positive attitudes like commitment, control, and challenge, while decreasing those of isolation, powerlessness, and threat. Packed with practical techniques and real-life examples, the book presents resilience as a powerful skill anyone can develop in order to maximize their potential and change their life for the better.

24x17cm  213 pages  $39.95  
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Resilience Factor

7 Keys to Finding Your Inner Strength and Overcoming Life's Hurdles

Karen Reivich & Andrew Shatte

Readers will first complete the Resilience Questionnaire to determine their own innate levels of resilience. Then, the system at the heart of "The Resilience Factor will teach them to: - Cast off harsh self-criticisms and negative self-images - Navigate through the fallout of any kind of crisis - Cope with grief and anxiety - Overcome obstacles in relationships, parenting, or on the job - Achieve greater physical health - Bolster optimism, take chances, and embrace life In light of the unprecedented challenges we've recently faced, there's never been a greater need to boost our resilience.

21x14cm  352 pages  $29.00  
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Resilience, Volume 1

Personal Skills for Effective Learning

Annie Greeff

This two-volume set, designed for primary and middle school teachers, will help you promote self-managed, resilient learning in your classroom. These practical workbooks detail a holistic approach to developing your students' resilience through activities, theory, and reflective exercises. Volume 1 concentrates on resilience and emotions while Volume 2 includes sections on interpersonal and adaptive skills. Reproducible worksheets and facilitator’s notes make these books extremely teacher-friendly. Key learning points are included to remind the teacher of the main focus and to assist the teacher in understanding what the specific exercises aim to achieve. They can also be used to introduce or clarify the topic to the students.

22x30cm  193 pages  $56.95  
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Resilience, Volume 2

Social Skills for Effective Learning

Annie Greeff

This two volume set, designed for primary and middle school teachers, will help you promote self-managed, resilient learning in your classroom. These practical workbooks detail a holistic approach to developing your students' resilience through activities, theory, and reflective exercises. Volume 1 concentrates on resilience and emotions while Volume 2 includes sections on interpersonal and adaptive skills. Reproducible worksheets and facilitators notes make these books extremely teacher-friendly. Key learning points are included to remind the teacher of the main focus and to assist the teacher in understanding what the specific exercises aim to achieve. They can also be used to introduce or clarify the topic to the students.

22x30cm  202 pages  $56.95  
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Resilient Therapy

Working with Children and Families

Angie Hart , Derek Blincow

Whilst much has been written about the identification of resilience in children and their families, comparatively little has been written about what practitioners can do to support those children and families who need the most pressing help.
This book explores a new therapeutic methodology designed to help children and young people find ways to keep positive when living amidst persistent disadvantage. Using detailed case material from a range of contexts, the authors illustrate how resilient mechanisms work in complex situations, and how resilient therapy works in real-life situations. In addition to work with families, helping welfare organisations achieve greater resilience is also tackled. This book will be essential reading for practitioners working with children, adolescents and their families who wish to help their clients cope with adversity and promote resilience

23x16cm  216 pages  $72.00  
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Strong Start: Grades K-2

A Social & Emotional Learning Curriculum [With CD-ROM] New edition

Kem Merrell

Teachers work hard to give students outstanding instruction in academic subjects--but how can they teach social-emotional competence, the foundation of school and social success? Strong Kids has the answers. Divided into five proven, age-appropriate curricula from preschool through high school (see page 38 to learn about the NEW Pre-K edition), Strong Kids is the fun and easy way to help students develop the social-emotional skills they need to succeed: managing anger, relieving stress, solving interpersonal problems, and much more. And field testing shows the Strong Kids curricula generate positive responses from students and teachers and really help increase students' knowledge of healthy social-emotional behavior.

27x21cm  132 pages  $76.00  
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Strong Teens: Grades 9-12

A Social & Emotional Learning Curriculum with CDROM (Strong Kids Curricula )

Kenneth Merrell

This social and emotional learning curriculum is filled with engaging class activities that help students develop vital skills: understanding emotions, managing anger, relieving stress, and solving interpersonal problems.

27x21cm  176 pages  $76.00  
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Swiss Cheese Theory of Life!

How to get through lifes holes without getting stuck in them

Judith A Belmont, Lora Shor

The Swiss Cheese Theory of Life is a book about Resiliency. Using Swiss Cheese as a metaphor for life itself, we explore ways to get through the holes rather than get stuck in them. Swiss is not like any other cheese and neither are you! This book will give you an opportunity to learn quick, easy and effective skills that will last a lifetime. Take a bite into The Swiss Cheese Theory of Life and experience a new and better way of living right now.

23x15cm  247 pages  $30.00  
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Teen Resiliency-Building Workbook

Reproducible Self-Assessments, Exercises & Educational Handouts

Ester Leutenberg, John Liptak

Building resiliency is critical in the life of teens. It is currently called a host of other names including hardiness, psychological resilience, emotional resourcefulness, and mental resiliency. Regardless of the name you choose, resiliency is the ability of a teen to interact with the environment, handle stresses that occur, and bounce back from these stressful events. Resiliency can be thought of as a skill that allows teens to: manage life's challenges, stresses, changes, and pressures effectively; cope with and adapt successfully to adversity; and bounce back to a balanced state after facing a major disruption in life or career planning. The Teen Resiliency-Building Workbook contains five separate sections to help participants learn more about themselves and how to build the resiliency which will enable them to thrive in times of adversity, change and stress

28x23cm  122 pages  $89.00  
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Therapy To Go

Gourmet fast food handouts for working with adult clients

Clare Rosoman

This collection of handouts provides a wide range of ready-made activities for all kinds of therapists working on a professional level with adult clients. There are activities in this book suitable for any therapist, whether trained as a counsellor, psychologist, social worker, family therapist, psychiatrist or psychotherapist. The handouts provide creative approaches to a variety of presenting problems, including anxiety, anger, depression and low self-esteem. Fully photocopiable, the tools can be used to complement or expand upon a client's treatment plan by selecting the activities that will help them best to meet their therapeutic goals. Just like fast food, this convenient set of therapy tools will be invaluable in saving time for the busy therapist working with adults. There is also a companion volume, Therapy To Go: Gourmet Fast Food Handouts for Working with Child, Adolescent and Family Clients

28x21cm  260 pages  $88.00  
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Therapy To Go

Gourmet Fast Food Handouts for Working with Child, Adolescent and Family Clients

Clare Rosoman

This collection of handouts provides a wide range of ready-made activities for all kinds of therapists working on a professional level with child and adolescent clients and their families.
The handouts provide creative approaches to a variety of presenting problems, including anxiety, anger, depression and family issues, and the age-range appropriate to each activity is indicated on the handouts. Fully photocopiable, the tools can be used to complement or expand upon a young client's treatment plan by selecting the activities that will help them best to meet their therapeutic goals.lients and their families.

28x21cm  251 pages  $73.00  
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Think Positively!

A Course for Developing Coping Skills in Adolescents

Erica Frydenberg

Using photocopiable and electronic resources, Erica Frydenberg provides teachers with strategies that will enable students to combat stress and depression in the classroom. Depression is being experienced in epidemic proportions in many Western societies, and there is great concern over the number of young people who are suffering, sometimes to the extent of committing suicide. This book aims to help prevent stress and depression by taking a positive approach to the promotion of health and well being in young people, giving them the skills to cope with the problems of everyday life at school and at home. Erica Frydenberg introduces the theory behind a cognitive behavioural approach to coping skills and offers a program of modules that teachers or other professionals can use with young people to train them in coping skills. The principle that underscores this program is that we can all do what we do better. If we do not like how we cope in certain contexts we can learn new strategies. It is possible to enhance and develop one's coping if we have a framework within which to do that. The program is designed to have universal application and can be taught in any group or class setting.

25x19cm  220 pages  $49.95  
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Tilly's Big Problem

Rose Stanley

When Tilly's problem gets too much for her she confides in her friend Ned. Although Ned can't come up with a solution, he works out an intriguing way to help her find someone to talk to. A very serious subject treated in a delightful story with clever illustrations.
A very useful book for introducing the concept of "People I could talk to" in the Protective Behaviours area.

19x20cm  32 pages  $15.00  
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Trauma-Proofing Your Kids

A Parents' Guide for Instilling Confidence, Joy and Resilience

Peter Levine

The number of anxious, depressed, hyperactive, and withdrawn children is staggering--and still growing. "Trauma-Proofing Your Kids" sends a lifeline to parents who wonder how they can help their worried and troubled children. This work offers simple but powerful tools to keep children safe.

22x15cm  235 pages  $32.00  
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What to Do When You Grumble Too Much

Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Negativity (What to Do Guides for Kids )

Dawn Huebner

This hands-on workbook features information and exercises for kids who are coping with excessive stress, anxiety, fears, and worry. It includes writing and drawing activities along with practical, proactive exercises and techniques to reduce anxiety and worry. Illustrations.

27x21cm  80 pages  $32.95  
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What to Do When You Worry Too Much

A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Anxiety (What to Do Guides for Kids )

Dawn Huebner

This hands-on workbook features information and exercises for kids who are coping with excessive stress, anxiety, fears, and worry. It includes writing and drawing activities along with practical, proactive exercises and techniques to reduce anxiety and worry. Illustrations

28x21cm  80 pages  $32.95  
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When Parents Ask for Help

Everyday Issues Through an Asset-Building Lens
Handouts for People Raising Adolescents

Howard Renie

With reproducible articles that speak directly to parents and caregivers about the dilemmas ADOLESCENTS face, this collection reframes issues from an asset-based point of view to give parents plenty of encouragement, hope, and practical ideas.
Everyday issues include curfews, homework, chores, dating, grades, body image, conflicts, risky activities, jobs and fights.
As a professional working with the parents of teenagers here is the opportunity to help them do more than just solve problems, you can help them build "developmental assets" - the qualities, values, and skills all children need to succeed.

27x21cm  144 pages  $53.95  
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Working with Young Men

Activities for Exploring Personal, Social and Emotional Issues (2ND ed.)

Vanessa Rogers

Packed with fun sessions and practical group activities this book offers a wealth of positive activities to engage, motivate and meet the needs of young men.

27x21cm  173 pages  $39.95  
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Working with Young Women

Activities for Exploring Personal, Social and Emotional Issues (2ND ed.)

Vanessa Rogers

Packed with fun sessions and practical group activities, this book presents a multitude of opportunities for young women to build self-esteem, confidence and assertiveness.

28x21cm  175 pages  $39.95  
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