Creative Ways to Help Children Manage BIG Feelings

With its winning mix of creative resources and clinical expertise, all wrapped up in a simple and practical format, this is the ideal companion for both new and experienced therapists working with children aged 4-12.

Author: Fiona Zandt

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1784504874

Category: Education

Page: 200

View: 462

To be able to effectively offer therapy to children, complex therapeutic concepts need to be presented in an appropriate and engaging manner. This practical guide provides clinicians with a way in which to do so, with numerous games and imaginative activities to help children aged 4-12 to express and understand their feelings. Part I provides a comprehensive guide to working therapeutically with children and families, while Part II outlines 47 creative therapeutic activities. Each activity is presented with clear instructions using inexpensive and readily available resources and the objective and rationale of each activity is given, making it easily applicable. Activities range from using an easy to make volcano to help children better understand anger, to using a ball of string to illustrate how one person's feelings affect the whole family. This book is an invaluable resource for newly qualified clinicians, and also a treasure trove of creative ideas for experienced therapists.

Creative Ways to Help Children Manage Anxiety

Ideas and Activities for Working Therapeutically with Worried Children and Their
Families Fiona Zandt, Suzanne Barrett ... Zandt, F. and Barrett, S. (2017) Creative
Ways to Help Children Manage Big Feelings: A Therapist's Guide to Working ...

Author: Fiona Zandt

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1787750957

Category: Education

Page: 208

View: 569

This book sets out therapeutic activities to help children aged 4-12 years and their families to better understand and manage anxiety. It explains how to work with anxious children, providing a framework for assessment and therapy that draws on CBT, ACT and narrative therapy approaches. Lots of practical tips for therapists are included and important developmental considerations are discussed, including adapting therapy for children with developmental difficulties, and working with families and schools. Over 50 playful therapeutic activities are included, which have been developed through the authors' extensive work with children, giving children an arsenal of coping strategies. They focus on key areas such as understanding anxiety, managing anxious thoughts, and building resilience and use readily available, inexpensive materials and downloadable templates which are provided in the book. This is the perfect tool for therapists looking for playful and purposeful ways to work with children with anxiety.

The Science of Parenting Adopted Children

A Brain-Based, Trauma-Informed Approach to Cultivating Your Child's Social,
Emotional and Moral Development Arleta ... Creative Ways to Help Children
Manage BIG Feelings: A Therapist's Guide to Working with Preschool and
Primary ...

Author: Arleta James

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1784505722

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 272

View: 330

Explaining how adoptive parents can help their traumatised child develop, it looks at the many different factors that can manifest in trauma, and how parents should respond to them.

Helping Vulnerable Children and Adolescents to Stay Safe

Creative Ideas and Activities for Building Protective Behaviours Katie Wrench ...
Ask the child to imagine what that feeling would look like with as much sensory
detail as he can manage about texture, ... This is a great way of helping children
feel more in control of overwhelming or 'big' feelings (NSPCC 1997, p.106).

Author: Katie Wrench

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1784501832

Category: Social Science

Page: 184

View: 929

Helping vulnerable children and young people to build protective behaviours is the key to keeping them safe. Full of creative ideas and activities, this guide provides the tools to help children develop these key skills. Topics include work around: building resilience and problem solving skills; identifying a 'safety network'; developing emotional literacy; awareness of grooming strategies and safe/unsafe touch; and cyber safety. The range of tried and tested techniques will be sure to engage any child in thinking about their personal safety, allowing adult carers to have confidence that their child will be empowered to better identify and avoid harmful situations and behaviours. Practical and easy to use, this is a valuable resource for professionals working with vulnerable children and young people, such as adopted or fostered children and those in residential care, as well as the parents and carers of these children.

The Peace Book

108 Simple Ways to Create a More Peaceful World Louise Diamond ... We need
to help our children know that feelings are okay , that we take them seriously ,
and that we can express them in ways that honor the Four ... Help children realize
that they have choices in how to manage their feelings . ... Get creative in helping
children channel aggression and big hurts or frustrations in appropriate and ...

Author: Louise Diamond


ISBN: 9781573247702

Category: Conflict management

Page: 191

View: 863

"You are invited to join The Great Peace Give-Away and give people what they truly hunger for in these difficult times--the gift of peace. The Peace Book provides simple everyday tools that can help us have more peace in our lives and in the world."--Back cover.

Celebrate Peace

Help children know what they're feeling. ... Help children realize that they have
choices in how to manage their feelings. ... Get creative in helping children
channel aggression and big hurts or frustrations in appropriate and even fun

Author: Louise Diamond


ISBN: 9780976798224

Category: Conflict management

Page: 226

View: 246

School Days and the Divorce Maze

A Complete Guide for Joint Custody Parents in Managing Your Child's
Successful School Career Renae Lapin ... As a divorced parent , your
perceptions and priorities may have become distorted as a result of your feelings
towards ... This book will give you specific , clear steps on how to manage every
big and small issue which arises with your child ' s school career . The issues
addressed in this book will provide you with creative ideas in helping to teach
your child responsibility and ...

Author: Renae Lapin

Publisher: Frederick Fell Publishers

ISBN: 9780883911624

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 197

View: 755

In today's climate of extended and mixed families, School Days and the Divorce Maze is the quintessential must-have guide for parents in navigating the maze of responsibilities and privileges regarding their child's schooling. Dr. Lapin specifically addresses each party's concerns and points of view, offering strategies to include these in effective solutions that build strong self-esteem for the child while maintaining positive, clear communication by and between parents. This book definitively answers parents' concerns on specific and oftentimes unexpected or overlooked issues that they and their child will face as a result of custodial living. By considering and including all parties involved in the education of your child, a total and hands-on effective approach is outlined for every issue the family needs to address to insure a happy, healthy, and successful educational process.

The Gentle Discipline Book

How to raise co-operative, polite and helpful children Sarah Ockwell-Smith ... I
also don't want him to think that violence is the way to deal with angry feelings. ...
What can we do to help her deal with her anger without hurting other people? ...
It's OK that she has big feelings, and it's OK that she expresses them. ... Can you
go out for the whole day with her, just the two of you, picking something fun to do

Author: Sarah Ockwell-Smith

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0349412421

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 288

View: 148

Do you want to raise a well-behaved, happy child but feel that common forms of discipline used today, which focus on rewarding, excluding or punishing children, don't work for your family? In The Gentle Discipline Book, Sarah Ockwell-Smith debunks many commonly held beliefs about punishment and motivation, and provides an alternative approach that will empower you to discipline your child in an effective way and with respect. Gentle discipline is not about mollycoddling your child or being a pushover - it means understanding your child, having realistic expectations of them, and responding to their misbehaviour appropriately. It focuses on teaching and learning, not punishment or rewarding. In her trademark practical style, Sarah offers solutions for coping with the most common discipline challenges, including: - whining and sulking - aggressive and destructive behaviour - not listening and refusal to do things - rudeness and backchat - sibling rivalry - lying - swearing - low self-esteem and a lack of self-confidence The advice is appropriate to a wide range of ages, from toddler to teenager, and, if you have been using more traditional form of discipline, it will give you the tools - and the confidence - to change to a more mindful approach.

Everyday Safety in Primary and Nursery Schools

Most parents will know of the hundred and one little (and big) ways in which
schools help their children by taking care of everyday matters. ... to combine high
standards of pupil attainment with a feeling that every child is important and every
child is cared for. ... Some of the points might be new to you or your school – I
hope that you find them interesting and helpful. ... in relation to competence and
child development, and sets out a series of straightforward principles for
managing safety ...

Author: Malcolm Griffin

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415228190

Category: Education

Page: 118

View: 301

How do you assess risk? How do you deal with emergencies effectively? Do you know how to develop and implement a school safety plan? How can you make your primary school a safer place? This is a practical, easy to understand and use guide to dealing with issues of everyday safety which so often worry those who work in schools. There is a straightforward introduction to a risk-assessment based approach to safety but acknowledges that things still do sometimes go wrong, and shows how to deal with a variety of emergencies. The book is written with day-to-day school management in mind and will greatly assist in the business of running the school safely. Issues discussed include how to assess risk, how to develop and implement a school safety plan and how to deal with emergencies effectively. This book also translates and interprets complicated official documents, provides practical photocopiable sections and provides material designed for meetings, training and planning sessions.

The Power of Play

Language-teaching tools should be the kind of materials that appeal equally to
child and parent. ... recognize their toddler's need to do all that he is capable of
doing, at his own pace and in his own time, he will continue to strengthen his
feelings of ... It is no mean feat for the mother or nursery school teacher to find
creative ways to help the toddler "feel big" while continuing to learn to manage
his world.

Author: Frank Caplan

Publisher: Doubleday


Category: Psychology

Page: 334

View: 439

The founders of Creative Playthings, Inc. discuss the importance of toys and games in a child's physical, emotional, and social development and examine key figures who have encouraged play in the educational environment

The Nursery School

They must have help from the adults in managing these feelings , but they also
are helped by reducing these feelings in play . ... Even throwing objects at a
target or banging on big drums are forms of play that may be useful to children
who need to feel that they can express ... Playing is a creative experience , an act
of the imagination in part , but one based in a reality that can be shared with
others .

Author: Katherine Haskill Read

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721674889

Category: Social Science

Page: 394

View: 440

Describes the important characteristics of a good nursery school program that affords students full development

Debates in Music Teaching

Music, creativity and collaboration In this chapter I discuss ways in which music
can continue to be fully included in the ... The starting point is that music is so
fundamental to human beings that it must remain part of the formal education of
every child. ... have demonstrated the dominance of music in lives outside school,
often helping us manage and express emotions. ... Though creativity is often
divided into its 'little c' and 'big C' (Craft 2000; Boden 1990), many commentators
observe ...

Author: Chris Philpott

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136303529

Category: Education

Page: 272

View: 417

Debates in Music Teaching encourages student and practising teachers to engage with contemporary issues and developments in music education. It aims to introduce a critical approach to the central concepts and practices that have influenced major interventions and initiatives in music teaching, and supports the development of new ways of looking at ideas around teaching and learning in music. Accessible and comprehensive chapters will stimulate thinking and creativity in relation to theory and practice, and will facilitate readers in reaching their own informed judgements and rationalising their position with deep theoretical knowledge and understanding. Throughout the book, international experts in the field consider key issues including: the justification for music in the school curriculum partnerships in music education and the identity of the music teacher technology and conceptions of musicianship social justice and music education the place of diverse musical genres and traditions in the music curriculum critical thinking and music education autonomy and integrity for music in cross-curricular work the politics, sociology and philosophy of music education. Debates in Music Teaching is for all student and practising teachers interested in furthering their understanding of the subject. Including carefully annotated further reading and reflective questions to help shape research and writing, this collection stimulates critical and creative thinking in relation to contemporary debates within music education.

MAP Selected Readings

You can look at your present situation , evaluate your options and find creative
ways to balance your family and work responsibilities ... The following will help
you choose strategies and ideas that other parents have used to effectively meet
the challenge of managing career and family responsibilities . ... Set up special
times or outings so you can find out what your child is learning , thinking and
feeling . ... Remember to look at the big picture , look at what you are doing that is
good .




Category: Accounting


View: 997

The Healthy Coping Colouring Book and Journal

Full of creative activities, this journal and colouring book aims to help young people aged 8-14 manage difficult thoughts, feelings and emotions such as anger and anxiety.

Author: Pooky Knightsmith


ISBN: 9781785921391

Category: Art therapy for children

Page: 208

View: 952

Full of creative activities, this journal and colouring book aims to help young people aged 8-14 manage difficult thoughts, feelings and emotions such as anger and anxiety. It includes space to write and draw, colouring pages, inspirational quotes and poems, and provides a host of healthy coping strategies.

The Kids Guide to Staying Awesome and In Control

Packed with simple ideas to regulate the emotions and senses, this book will help children tackle difficult feelings head-on and feel awesome and in control!

Author: Lauren Brukner

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 0857009621

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 88

View: 561

Packed with simple ideas to regulate the emotions and senses, this book will help children tackle difficult feelings head-on and feel awesome and in control! From breathing exercises, pressure holds and finger pulls, to fidgets, noise-reducing headphones and gum, the book is brimming with fun stuff to help kids feel cool, calm and collected. They will learn how to label difficult feelings, choose the perfect strategies and tools to tackle them, and use these correctly whether at home or at school. The strategies and tools are accompanied by cartoon-style illustrations, and the author includes useful tips for parents and teachers as well as handy visual charts and checklists to track learning and progress. Armed with this book, kids will be well on their way to managing difficult emotions and feeling just right in whatever situation life throws at them! Suitable for children with emotional and sensory processing difficulties aged approximately 7 to 14 years.

Developing and Administering a Child Care Center

If you can recall any of those feelings , perhaps you can begin to relate to the
young child who leaves a familiar home ... When space is adequate to
accommodate large numbers of young children , some directors and teachers
find creative ways to use dividers ... to manage at one time . ... If you were asked
to work with ten children without a second person to help , did you still feel that
you could practice ...

Author: Dorothy June Sciarra

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Category: Day care centers

Page: 512

View: 106

A popular bestseller, this practical and indispensable book contains everything you need to know about planning, setting-up, and running a child care center. The standard in its field for over fifteen years, Developing and Administering a Child Care Center has been updated to include expanded coverage of child care center start-up, special needs learners, accreditation, and much more. Written by experienced administrators and educators, this new edition is essential for students as well as practicing directors. Look for These New Features: updated chapters on finance and funding cover the complex funding issues facing child care centers today, all-new interviews with practicing directors provide important information from professionals in the community about what present and future directors need to know, updated and expanded information on dealing with special needs learners applies current research to practice, and numerous sample forms and working papers provide a ready resource of essential information.

A Little SPOT of Anger

This story shows them that instead of yelling or stomping their feet, they can practice some fun ways to help them stay calm.

Author: Diane Alber


ISBN: 9781951287030

Category: Anger in children


View: 257

Kids experience frustrating situations everyday, whether it's someone taking their toy or they feel like they can't do something. This story shows them that instead of yelling or stomping their feet, they can practice some fun ways to help them stay calm.

Sport in the Modern World Chances and Problems

A group of cerebral-paretic school children aged 13 to 18 who took part in a
training programme in their wheel chairs showed ... P. Flosdorf (Würzburg) In
addition to the classic methods of psychoanalytically orientated play therapy (A.
Freud, Klein, Zulliger) and ... increased instability of emotions and moods, —
disproportionate fears, — fixed disturbances of relationships with ... If the
gymnasium is too small, the space for free movement and deployment will be too
narrow; if it is too big, ...

Author: Ommo Grupe

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642657842

Category: Medical

Page: 616

View: 703

Should scientific congresses take place in connection with Olympic Games, and should science be represented not only in the form of applied science engaged in the care of athletes, but also as an informing, reflecting and critical authority? The Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXth Olympiad answered this question in the affirmative, and the results have justified this decision. The invitation sent out by the Organizing Committee was accepted by numerous eminent scholars and many participants from all over the world; it was their merit that the general topic of the congress could be discussed in manifold ways under various aspects and without prejudice. For this reason, they deserve our gratitude and appreciation. By now, the congress report has been completed. It is part of the total scientific concept which includes the preparatory publication, "The Scientific View of Sport Perspectives, Aspects, Issues", the congress itself and the present report; and, in close connection therewith, the exhibitions, "100 Years of German Excavation Work in Olympia", "Sport and Medicine" and the literary exhibition. It is to be hoped that this report will prove an important source of information and a stimulus for discussion among participants and scholars, students, teachers and coaches; and that it will safeguard the fruitful continuation of the work initiated by the Munich congress. Thanks are due to those who took pains in preparing this document. It will be an essential element within the framework of all that will remain of the Olympic Games of 1972.

Questing Home a Safe Place for My Holy Grail

I joke with her that I am feeling much better than I did twenty-two years ago when
she decided to be born two months early. I had been frightened because she was
so small and was immediately rushed to Sick Children's Hospital by ambulance.
It was weeks ... My appearance on local cable television on managing holiday
stress allows me to give examples of both causes of stress and ways to combat it.
Lowering expectations is a big way to make the holiday season more enjoyable.

Author: Marilyn Barnicke Belleghem M Ed

Publisher: Quest Publishing

ISBN: 0973412941

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 490

View: 606

The process of discovering betrayal, separation, divorce and rebuilding during a time of harassment and legal conflicts is documented with clear descriptions of ways the court process often bullies regarding custody and support. Finding safety after an emotionally and psychologically abusive relationship is the culmination.


They are likely to have denied the teacher can accept childlike be - areas of
feeling . They are not likely to havior , temper tantrums , resistances , be creative
children . In helping a child depressions . The teacher ' s acceptance identify his ...




Category: Education


View: 548