Social and Emotional Skills Training for Children

The Fast Track Friendship Group Manual

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Author: Karen L. Bierman,Mark T. Greenberg,John D. Coie,John E. Lochman

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462531725

Category: Medical

Page: 444

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From leading authorities, this volume presents a unique evidence-based group intervention for the 10-15% of children who are challenged by peer difficulties in elementary school. The book features 107 engaging full-color reproducible handouts, posters, and other tools. In addition to teaching core social skills (participation, communication, cooperation, good sportsmanship, conflict resolution), the Friendship Group promotes emotional understanding and empathy, self-control, and effective coping with social stressors. Two complete sets of sessions are provided (grades K-2 and 3-5), including step-by-step implementation guidelines. The large-size format facilitates photocopying; purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.

Problem Postcards

Social, Emotional and Behavioural Skills Training for Disaffected and Difficult Children aged 7-11

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Author: Janine Koeries,Brian Marris,Tina Rae

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1849202567

Category: Education

Page: 132

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`This is an excellent resource for teachers and other education professionals who are developing their practice in dealing with specific issues in schools. It is concise, well designed and, in the introductory section, linked to current theory. It will prove an invaluable resource for teachers and others who want to develop the social and emotional skills of their pupils' - Special `There is a wealth of supporting resources in the form of suggested warm up activities and the specifics are the problem solving format as applied to different situations. The accompanying CD contains A4 copies of all worksheets, which are accessible, eye-catching and should appeal to the target age group (7-11)' - Nurturing Potential This 14-session programme was initially developed for junior age children who had been permanently excluded. It has been adapted to assist young people who are disaffected and difficult, and could be at risk of exclusion. The format is built around Circle Time activities and solution focused thinking. The theme of each session is a problem postcard from a young person highlighting a problem that will have a relevance to the participants. The participants then try to act as agony aunts to solve the problem, focussing their thinking on how to make things better, proving to them that they do possess the knowledge and the skills and can choose these behaviours. The resource includes comprehensive facilitator instructions, warm ups, activities, Circle Time questions and worksheets. The programme can be delivered to groups or whole classes and will: • improve self-esteem • develop your Social, Emotional and Behavioural Skills (SEBS) programme.

Skills Training for Struggling Kids

Promoting Your Child's Behavioral, Emotional, Academic, and Social Development

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Author: Michael L. Bloomquist

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1462507409

Category: Psychology

Page: 275

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Challenging kids don't behave badly on purpose -- they are simply struggling to "catch up" in key areas of psychological and cognitive development. If your child or teen's emotional or behavioral difficulties are getting in the way of success at home, at school, or in social situations, this is the book for you. Dr. Michael Bloomquist has spent decades helping parents to understand acting-out kids and support their healthy development. In these pages, he presents tried-and-true ways you can build your 5- to 17-year-old's skills to: *Follow rules and behave honestly. *Curb angry outbursts. *Make and maintain friendships. *Express feelings productively. *Stay on task at school. *Resolve conflicts with siblings. *Manage stress. Loads of checklists, worksheets, and troubleshooting tips help you select and implement the strategies that meet your child's specific needs. You'll also build your own skills for parenting effectively when the going gets tough. Systematic, compassionate, and practical, the book is grounded in state-of-the-art research. The road to positive changes for your child and family starts here. Mental health professionals, see also the related title The Practitioner Guide to Skills Training for Struggling Kids.

Social Skills Training for Children with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism

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Author: Susan Williams White

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1609182111

Category: Psychology

Page: 182

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This practical, research-based guide provides a wealth of tools and strategies for implementing social skills training in school or clinical settings. Numerous case examples illustrate common social difficulties experienced by children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and Asperger syndrome; the impact on peer relationships, school performance, and behavior; and how social skills training can help. Chapters delve into the nuts and bolts of teaching and reinforcing core skills in classroom, small-group, or individual contexts, emphasizing ways to tailor interventions to each individual's needs. Reproducible forms and worksheets can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

Handbook of Social and Emotional Learning

Research and Practice

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Author: Joseph A. Durlak,Celene E. Domitrovich,Roger P. Weissberg,Thomas P. Gullotta

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462527914

Category: Education

Page: 634

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The burgeoning multidisciplinary field of social and emotional learning (SEL) now has a comprehensive and definitive handbook covering all aspects of research, practice, and policy. The prominent editors and contributors describe state-of-the-art intervention and prevention programs designed to build students' skills for managing emotions, showing concern for others, making responsible decisions, and forming positive relationships. Conceptual and scientific underpinnings of SEL are explored and its relationship to children's and adolescents' academic success and mental health examined. Issues in implementing and assessing SEL programs in diverse educational settings are analyzed in depth, including the roles of school- and district-level leadership, teacher training, and school-family partnerships.

Social and Emotional Development in Infancy and Early Childhood

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Author: Janette B. Benson,Marshall M. Haith

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780123785756

Category: Psychology

Page: 568

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Research is increasingly showing the effects of family, school, and culture on the social, emotional and personality development of children. Much of this research concentrates on grade school and above, but the most profound effects may occur much earlier, in the 0-3 age range. This volume consists of focused articles from the authoritative Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development that specifically address this topic and collates research in this area in a way that isn't readily available in the existent literature, covering such areas as adoption, attachment, birth order, effects of day care, discipline and compliance, divorce, emotion regulation, family influences, preschool, routines, separation anxiety, shyness, socialization, effects of television, etc. This one volume reference provides an essential, affordable reference for researchers, graduate students and clinicians interested in social psychology and personality, as well as those involved with cultural psychology and developmental psychology. Presents literature on influences of families, school, and culture in one source saving users time searching for relevant related topics in multiple places and literatures in order to fully understand any one area Focused content on age 0-3- save time searching for and wading through lit on full age range for developmentally relevant info Concise, understandable, and authoritative for immediate applicability in research

The Practitioner Guide to Skills Training for Struggling Kids

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Author: Michael L. Bloomquist

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1462507387

Category: Psychology

Page: 328

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Addressing frequently encountered emotional, behavioral, and academic difficulties, this essential guide shows how to help parents implement proven skills-building strategies with their kids (ages 5-17). The author draws on over 25 years of research and clinical practice to provide a flexible program for individual families or parent groups. The focus is on teaching kids the skills they need to get their development back on track and teaching parents to cope with and manage challenging behavior. Featuring vignettes and troubleshooting tips, the Practitioner Guide is packed with ideas for engaging clients and tailoring the interventions. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, it contains more than 60 reproducible handouts and forms. See also Skills Training for Struggling Kids, an invaluable client recommendation, which guides parents to implement Dr. Bloomquist's strategies and includes all of the handouts and forms they need.

Merrell's Strong Teens - Grades 912

A Social and Emotional Learning Curriculum

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Author: Dianna Carrizales-Engelmann,Laura L. Feuerborn,Barbara A. Gueldner,Oanh K Tran

Publisher: Brookes Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781598579550

Category: Education

Page: 232

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Teach social-emotional competence the foundation of school and social success with the NEW editions of the "Strong Kids Grades 9 12 "curriculum! "Strong Kids" is the fun and easy way to help your students develop the social-emotional skills they need to manage their challenges and succeed in school and life. Developed by a team of educational and mental health experts, this evidence-based, age-appropriate curriculum is Low cost and low tech Proven to help increase students' knowledge of healthy behavior Easy to implement with no training required Brief enough to use with any program Through engaging, thought-provoking classroom activities, students learn about emotions and the social-emotional skills they'll use for the rest of their lives: managing anger, reducing stress, solving interpersonal problems, and much more. This scientifically-based curriculum runs for 12 weeks, and lessons are easy to fit into your existing schedule (especially with the new options for breaking them into smaller chunks). Partially scripted lessons, handouts, and worksheets are included all photocopiable and available as downloads so teachers have everything they need to implement the program with little added cost or preparation. "

Promoting Social and Emotional Learning

Guidelines for Educators

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Author: Maurice J. Elias

Publisher: ASCD

ISBN: 0871202883

Category: Education

Page: 164

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A guide to establishing high-quality social and emotional education programs describes approaches to social and emotional learning for all levels and includes thirty-nine guidelines and field-inspired examples for classrooms, schools, and districts.

Entwicklungspsychologie im Kindes- und Jugendalter

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Author: Robert Siegler,Nancy Eisenberg,Judy DeLoache,Jenny Saffran

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662470284

Category: Psychology

Page: 688

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Wer dieses Standardwerk liest, erhält einen umfassenden Überblick über einschlägige Theorien, moderne Forschungsmethoden und neueste Erkenntnisse zur Kindes- und Jugendentwicklung. Die einfache, klare Sprache sowie zahlreiche Illustrationen und Fallbeispiele machen die Lektüre des Lehrbuchs für Studierende der Entwicklungspsychologie zum echten Vergnügen. Tabellen, Schaubilder, Zusammenfassungen und Praxisbeispiele helfen dabei, den Stoff zu verstehen, zu strukturieren und zu verinnerlichen. Die Inhalte des Werkes gehen dabei teilweise deutlich über den klassischen Lehrstoff für Bachelor-Prüfungen hinaus und vermitteln ein vertieftes Verständnis dafür, wie die Entwicklung in unterschiedlichen Bereichen zusammenhängt, von welchen sozialen und gesellschaftlichen Rahmenbedingungen sie abhängt und wie die Entstehung von Problemen verhindert werden kann. Die Auseinandersetzung mit dieser Lektüre lohnt sich daher nicht nur für die Prüfungsvorbereitung im Bachelor- und Masterstudium. Auch wenn Sie bereits beruflich oder privat mit Kindern und Jugendlichen zu tun haben, wird Ihnen das Buch als wertvolles Nachschlagewerk dienen und immer wieder Lust machen, sich mit den Inhalten auseinanderzusetzen.

Teaching Social Skills to Youth with Mental Health Disorders

Incorporating Social Skills Into Treatment Planning for 109 Disorders

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Author: Jennifer Resetar Volz,Tara Snyder,Michael Sterba

Publisher: Boys Town Press

ISBN: 1934490105

Category: Education

Page: 184

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Research and experience show that children and adolescents who struggle with emotional, behavioral and social problems do improve when they learn prosocial skills. Social skill instruction, therefore, can be a vital component in the treatment planning for a child diagnosed with a mental health disorder. Teaching Social Skills to Youth with Mental Health Disorders is a guide for therapists, counselors, psychologists, educators, and other practitioners trying to help these youth get better.

Teaching and Leading with Emotional Intelligence

A Dilemma-Based Casebook for Early Care and Education

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Author: Peggy Daly Pizzo

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 0807776750

Category: Education

Page: 177

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In this much-needed text, the author provides dilemma-based teaching cases that teachers and early childhood leaders can analyze and discuss to build problem-solving and decision-making skills. Readers will reflect on challenges they are likely to experience in practice, addressing issues such as linguistically and culturally isolated children, children refusing to share with others, high-energy children struggling to develop self-regulation and executive function, and children experiencing trauma. They will also examine issues related to inadequate resources and teacher compensation. Each case portrays early childhood practitioners as they transform challenging scenarios into opportunities for the growth of social and emotional skills. This one-of-a-kind resource can be used for professional development, for courses that address the emotional and social development of young children, and with students beginning their supervised field experience to help bridge their research and practice. “This excellent book . . . demonstrates the growth of the whole child, using well-written, research-based portrayals of teachers and leaders displaying emotional intelligence and fostering its growth in children, teachers, and leaders.” —From the Foreword by Edward F. Zigler, The Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy “This important book emphasizes that the first thing children need is to know they are loved, the second is to learn self-regulation, and the third is to know how to get along with others. Peggy Pizzo’s book shows teachers how they can help children learn these things and thrive.” —T. Berry Brazelton, professor emeritus, Harvard Medical School and founder of Brazelton Touchpoints Center “As a long-time admirer of Peggy Pizzo and her seminal work, I am delighted that she is bringing an innovative approach—using teaching cases—to early childhood professional development in ways designed to help children learn and grow.” —Ellen Galinsky, president, Families and Work Institute

Social and Emotional Prevention and Intervention Programming for Preschoolers

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Author: Susanne A. Denham,Rosemary Burton

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461500559

Category: Psychology

Page: 251

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- Theoretical foundations, explanations and practical guides for implementation of social and emotional programming in early childhood settings - Review of all extant programming for both in-class and parenting applications to further social and emotional development during early childhood - Chapters presenting the major components of emotional competence are followed directly by another chapter detailing applications, or "lessons from the field."

Attachment and Emotional Development in the Classroom

Theory and Practice

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Author: David Colley,Paul Cooper

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1784503991

Category: Education

Page: 336

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As of 2016 the Department for Education (DfE) want to ensure all trainee teachers have an understanding of emotional development and attachment, and so this book presents the key concepts that are essential for training in this area to ensure all teachers are up to date. Attachment issues and mental health have a huge impact on pupils' performance and so an understanding of young people's emotional development is crucial for any teacher. Increasing teachers understanding and skills around emotional development can prevent many long term mental health difficulties in our schools and in our communities. Key topics such as attachment theory, emotion coaching, tackling disruptive behaviour and the trauma continuum are introduced and explained, with advice and tips for a classroom setting offered throughout. The experiences of practitioners in the field are presented alongside those of researchers, offering a range of diverse perspectives including education, psychology and health. This is an essential text for trainee and practising teachers.

Social-Emotional Learning Activities for After-School and Summer Programs

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Author: Susanna Palomares

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781564990631

Category: Education

Page: 99

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Through these easy-to-implement, high-interest activities, children learn new and effective skills and behaviors for getting along with others and managing their own emotions.Social-emotional skills are fundamental to success in life, and children should be consistently helped to develop them.This rich and ready resource is packed with everything you need to bring these important skills to life with your group of kids. It's full of stimulating, enjoyable experiences that you can grasp at a glance and use immediately.Activities help children to: work collaboratively and considerately with others learn important aspects of communicating - listening, speaking, writing, and reading value and respect individual differences manage difficult emotions learn refusal and resistance skills activate positive esteem and self-awareness develop a sense of belonging

Social Skills Training for Children and Youth

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Author: Craig Lecroy,Jerome Beker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135848610

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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One of the most complete sources of information on the development of social skills training with youth, this useful volume integrates current research and practice. Practitioners interested in establishing or revising current social service delivery programs for children and adolescents will discover valuable conceptual and programmatic ideas.

Boosting ALL Children's Social and Emotional Brain Power

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Author: Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452258368

Category: Education

Page: 248

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Proven, brain-based techniques that build social and emotional intelligence and problem-solving skills! Because children’s brains are still developing during the K–12 years, educators can positively influence students’ development, including strengthening the essential skills of empathy, self-management and problem-solving. Written by a leading expert on children and brain development, this valuable resource offers: A research-based and realistic approach refined through ongoing work in public schools Lively, thought-provoking activities that relate to students’ lives and keep them engaged and interested Brain-based classroom exercises grouped by age, but adaptable for all K–12 grade-levels Strategies that positively shape individual students’ emotional development, classroom dynamics, and overall school culture

Social Skills Groups for Children and Adolescents with Asperger's Syndrome

A Step-by-step Program

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Author: Kim Kiker Painter

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781843108214

Category: Education

Page: 172

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This book is an empirically-grounded, ready-to-use curriculum for clinicians, teachers and professionals wishing to lead social skills groups for young people with AS. It provides an introduction to AS and issues surrounding social skills, including diagnostic and assessment issues, the importance of good social skills, and treatment approaches.

Das überreizte Kind

Wie Eltern ihr Kind besser verstehen und zu innerer Balance führen. Mit der weltweit bewährten Methode der Selbstregulierung

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Author: Dr. Stuart Shanker

Publisher: Mosaik Verlag

ISBN: 3641183855

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 384

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Dr. Stuart Shanker revolutioniert die Erziehung unserer Kinder: Seine Methode der Selbstregulierung ermöglicht Kindern aller Altersstufen – und deren Eltern – zu einer besonderen inneren Balance zu finden, einem Zustand von ruhiger Wachsamkeit. Von klein an wirken zu viele Reize auf sie ein, spätestens ab dem Schulalter sind sie einem oft unvorstellbaren Stress ausgesetzt. Das macht unruhig, unkonzentriert, aggressiv und hyperaktiv. Erwachsene reagieren meist mit einer Forderung nach Gehorsam – was leider nur dazu führt, dass der Druck weiter erhöht wird. Dr. Shankers Methode geht an die Wurzeln und bietet eine wirkliche Lösung. So kann Kindern – vom Kleinkind bis zum Teenager – geholfen werden. Jedem einzelnen.