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  • A Still Quiet Place

    A Still Quiet Place

    by Amy Saltzman

    A Still Quiet Place: A Mindfulness Program for Teaching Children and Adolescents to Ease Stress and Difficult Emotions Teaching kids stress management skills early in life will help them to grow into happy and healthy adults. And if you work with children or adolescents, you know that kids today need these skills more than ever. The pressures they face in the classroom, on the playground, in their extracurricular activities, and at home can sometimes be overwhelming. So how can you help lay the groundwork for their success? A Still Quiet...

  • Communities of Hope: A Strengths-based Resource for Building Community

    Communities of Hope: A Strengths-based Resource for Building Community

    by Wayne McCashen

    **Communities of Hope* is about something very precious. It's about a community's capacity to learn, to change, to grow—and to build that most invaluable of commodities: respectful connectedness.* Communities of Hope describes a 'strengths' approach to community capacity building. This approach is concerned with the building of a community's own capacity and potential. The focus is on the building of community by the community, planning, competency and decision making are owned by the community. Additional expertise, information, knowledge and other resources are accessed by the community to complement its vision, its...

  • Disabled Women and Domestic Violence

    Disabled Women and Domestic Violence

    by Ravi Thiara, Gill Hague, Ruth

    Domestic violence is encountered by disabled women more frequently than non-disabled women, yet disabled women are less likely to receive appropriate services, and there has been little research on their experiences and how this problem can be addressed. This book, drawing on the first UK national study of disabled women who have suffered domestic violence, highlights the experiences of these women, the nature of the violence perpetrated against them, and the seriousness and range of its impacts. The book draws attention to the gaps in services for disabled women and...

  • Friends

    Friends

    by Eric Carle

    Once there were two friends who were always together . . . But one day, the boy was all alone.  His friend was gone. When a beloved playmate moves away, it can be painful for the child who is left behind.  But the plucky boy in this upbeat story makes up his mind to find his missing friend.  Young readers will cheer him on his quest, as they respond to the humour and fantasy of the story and the poetic imagery of the illustrations.  And they will...

  • Laugh and Learn Series: Bullies Are a Pain in the Brain

    Laugh and Learn Series: Bullies Are a Pain in the Brain

    by Trevor Romain

    Bullies are mean. Bullies are scary. Bullies are a pain in the brain—and every child needs to know what to do when confronted by one. This book blends humour with serious, practical suggestions for coping with bullies. Trevor Romain reassures kids that they're not alone and it's not their fault if a bully decides to pick on them. He explains that some people are bullies and describes realistic ways to become "Bully-Proof," stop bullies from hurting others, and get help in dangerous situations. And if bullies happen to read this...

  • Making Mummy Better

    Making Mummy Better

    by Denise Scott

    A Child’s experience of postnatal depression. A wonderfully illustrated, large picture book telling the story of Sally, whose mum has had a new baby and is now suffering from post-natal depression. Written for 3-9 year olds whose mother is in the same situation, this book provides comfort and reassurance that, with help, support and time, their mum will also get better again. Denise Scott lives with her 2 children in Canberra in the A.C.T. She suffered antenatal and postnatal depression with her second child. Her work experience has included...

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