A book buzzing with ideas, stories and suggestions. Playful and practical solution-finding with children. Warning! Kids Skills is a radical book.
Well-known Finnish psychotherapist and TV presenter, Ben Furman, shares the Kids' Skills model for working with children that is influencing parents, teachers, counsellors and policy makers around the world. This is a playful and practical approach to solving difficulties faced by children where practically all problems can be seen as skills that need to be developed. This method invites children to become active participants in skill-building and solution-finding.
It might just change forever your views about parenting, teaching and what constitutes a child's problems. At the heart of Kids Skills is one very significant notion - practically all problems can be seen as skills that need to be developed.
The 15 simple steps that comprise the Kids Skills method show us how to convert problems into skills. These practical steps create dynamic and playful partnerships between carers and children.
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