This professional edition includes both the Instant Help book and a companion CD that offers the complete book and printable worksheets for your clients. Activities to Help Kids Grow Up Happy and Healthy Despite Difficult Family Changes Divorce hurts. That doesn't mean it has to have a lifelong effect. The Divorce Workbook for Children gives kids the skills they need to express the grief and anger that go along with divorce, stay on the sidelines of parental fights, and deal with the many practical changes that divorce brings. It also helps them explore their feelings about parents dating again or remarrying and, most importantly, helps them to realize that the divorce is not their fault. The Divorce Workbook for Children is a tool kit that helps any child come through their parents' divorce unscathed. It is appropriate for kids between the ages of six and twelve.
Get focused, the mindful way! In Mindfulness for Teens with ADHD, a clinical social worker offers powerful skills based in mindfulness and neuroscience to help you succeed in all areas of life—at home, in school, with friends, and beyond! As if being a teen wasn’t tough enough, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can make everyday life even more difficult—from struggling in school to relationship troubles with family and friends. When you just can’t focus, life can get lost in the balance. And to make matters worse, you might also feel stressed or have trouble sleeping and eating well. So, how can you gain focus and start feeling better right away? In Mindfulness for Teens with ADHD, a clinical social worker offers fast, easy mindfulness skills to help you successfully navigate all the areas of life, including making good choices, completing tasks, increasing academic success, excelling at sports, driving safely, getting enough sleep, managing stress, and more. By paying attention to the moment, you’ll find yourself less distracted and better able to focus on what’s going on right now—whether it’s an algebra test, a job interview, or an important conversation with a friend. The mindfulness activities in this workbook will also help you build self-awareness and practice self-reflection—key skills to succeeding in life! These skills will help you start feeling more focused, less stressed, and gain confidence in your ability to reach your goals. So, what are you waiting for?
With their calm and reassuring advice Richard and Kris Carlson show teenagers how not to stress out about homework, peer pressures, dating, parents, and other potentially difficult areas. Topics include: * Be creative in your rebellion * Start a mutual listening club * Notice your parents doing things right * Be okay with your bad hair day * Turn down the drama meter * Don't sweat the futureWith their calm and reassuring advice Richard and Kris Carlson show teenagers how not to stress out about homework, peer pressures, dating, parents, and other potentially difficult areas. Topics include: * Be creative in your rebellion * Start a mutual listening club * Notice your parents doing things right * Be okay with your bad hair day * Turn down the drama meter * Don't sweat the future
Legacy, a Journal for Teens and Adults is a prompt journal for individuals mature enough to leave a documented history of their lives. It is intended to give young adults the desire to choose a worthy legacy and to select values that will provide a life of happiness and joy. For adults, it is designed to do the same thing, but it is also meant to become a referenced vehicle to which children and posterity can go to be taught and nurtured by the wisdom of age and experience, by faith and knowledge, and to learn the secrets of success. It is the authors opinion that this journal is the most important book you will ever write, and if documented honestly, it will be the most valuable book your children will ever read. This is your legacy, so choose wisely, and write it well. For more information, please visit www.wendysoria.com
What is the secret to success? "What I Need 2 Succeed" will answer that question as it reveals unknown struggles of famous people. From presidents to inventors to sport figures, you will see how they were able to achieve in even the most difficult of circumstances. They had failures, but it did not stop them from achieving. We can learn from their examples. Quotes written by these people will be analyzed for in their famous quotes lie their secret. They were young adults at one time also and faced many of the same struggles and obstacles we all face. These famous individuals started out no differently from any of us. They were not or are not necessarily geniuses; instead ordinary people who did extraordinary things. Find out how they turned struggles into success. Perhaps by seeing how they coped, teenagers and young adults can also prepare for the unknown. "What I Need 2 Succeed" lists twenty-six character traits from A to Z that are common to all people of success. These values will become a person’s anchor as they row their boat through the uncharted waters of life. Do you have what it takes to make a successful life? Are you traveling on the smooth road named Success Street or are detours and dead ends in your way? If you have lost sight of your goal, like most of us have at one time or another, then learn how to change the GPS of your life to point you in the right direction.
Young people need guidance from caring adults to build strong, positive character traits—but they can also build their own. This book by the best-selling author of The Kid’s Guide to Social Action invites children and teens to explore and practice honesty, kindness, empathy, integrity, tolerance, patience, respect, and more. Quotations and background information set the stage. Dilemmas challenge readers to think about, discuss, and debate positive traits. Activities invite them to explore what they stand for at school, at home, and in their communities. True stories profile real kids who exemplify positive traits; resources point the way toward character-building books, organizations, programs, and Web sites.
Enough's Enough: Teens may not listen to authority figures, but they do listen to each other. These firsthand stories of the constant fear, danger and violence of life inside a gang are a way to reach young people on the cusp of making the life-destroying decision to join a gang. Also included are interviews with adult and juvenile inmates who talk about their gang experiences, posters and discussion questions to use with the stories. This book contains 206 pages packed with information to aid any life skills or gang prevention program in saving young lives.
Library outreach to young people and their families may not come naturally to everyone, but the good news is that this book provides a wide variety of ways to get started. With tightened library budgets the norm, librarians run the risk of cutting back so much that they isolate themselves from their patrons and their communities. This doesn't have to happen. The outreach methods detailed by the authors of this book range from simple actions to detailed processes. Each of the 26 chapters provides helpful information for both those new to library outreach and those with years of experience.