This title speaks directly to the child or teenager about common issues such as recognizing confidence, being afraid of mistakes, comparing yourself to others, to help build their confidence and self-esteem. Uncluttered pages and use of clear headings, colourful diagrams and images makes it easy to read.
If any child or teenager you are working with answers no to:
Then the information shared in this title can help to turning those NOs into know-how? Being Me is loaded with tips and advice for taking on everyday challenges and for building up confidence and self-esteem. Inside they will find lots of ways to explore strengths and feel more confident in school, with friends...with everything!
From pets to grown-ups, everybody sometimes feels fear. And children, grown-ups, and animals aren’t all afraid of the same things. Jack and his friends Ravi and Kevin discover this when they have a sleep-over; one that unexpectedly includes a few scares! This cheerful and reassuring story shows that positive coping skills can help kids deal with fear, and children can be brave even when things seem scary. At the end of the book, a special section for adults suggests ideas for gently guiding kids to talk about feeling frightened and... More info
Kids who have a parent with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can often feel confused, scared, or helpless. Why Are You So Scared? explains PTSD and its symptoms in nonthreatening, kid-friendly language, and is full of questions and exercises that kids and parents can work through together. The workbook-style layout encourages kids to express their thoughts and emotions about PTSD through writing, drawing, and designing. This book can serve as a practical tool for kids to cope with and eventually understand their parent's PTSD. A comprehensive note to parents offers advice for... More info
How Monsters Wish to Feel is a therapeutic story about a journey to develop emotional resilience. Through the analogy of monsters, it depicts a tale of how a child’s needs can sometimes become distorted, so that the needs we see expressed through outward behaviour (the monster) mask the true, hidden emotional needs that go unmet. The story also alludes to the importance of focusing on the strengths and protective factors in a child’s life, rather than the problems and risks, in order to promote emotional resilience. This beautifully illustrated storybook... More info