Girls In Real Life Situations

Author: Julia V. Taylor
Publisher: Research Press
ISBN: 9780878225408
Size: 26.34 MB
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"In this unique group counseling curriculum for working with girls in grade 6-12, authors Julia V. Taylor and Shannon Trice-Black provide over 90 activities divided into twelve group themes: Who am I?, Body image, Choices, Communication, Emotions, Friendships, Relationships, Self-esteem, Stress, Reaching out, Tough times, Who I am! During group lessons, girls are encouraged to share feelings and struggles as they openly discuss important issues in a safe and supportive environment. They are given the opportunity to feel empowered, gain self-awareness, develop coping strategies, improve problem-solving skills, understand that they are not alone, and learn to make healthy decisions. Girls in real life situations is designed for use by educators and mental health professionals in schools and other settings"--[p.4 Cover].

Girls In Real Life Situations

Author: Shannon Trice-Black
Publisher: Research Press
ISBN: 9780878225439
Size: 60.91 MB
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"In this unique group counseling curriculum for working with girls in grades K-5, authors Shannon Trice-Black and Julia V. Taylor provide 80 activities divided into ten session themes: Who am I?, My sassy self: positive body image, This or that? Making ch

Salvaging Sisterhood

Author: Julia Taylor
Publisher: Youthlight
ISBN: 9781598500004
Size: 40.97 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Salvaging Sisterhood is a group curriculum designed to teach relationally aggressive &/or bullying girls how to effectively communicate with one another. Using activities, handouts and other reproducibles, this book explores the important dynamics of female friendships and is designed to raise awareness, teach healthy conflict, and promote a positive change in female relationships.

Bullying In The Girl S World

Author: Diane Senn
Publisher: Youthlight
ISBN: 9781598500233
Size: 56.32 MB
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Girl bullying/relationally aggressive behaviour appears to be motivated by underlying fear and insecurity. The first step to counteracting girl bullying is an awareness of the hidden causes of girl bullying. The second step is gaining an understanding that these are behaviours we don t have to accept. And the third step is sharing support and skill building for dealing with and/or reducing girl bullying behaviour. She includes a section on parent workshops and handouts. This book provides a school-based approach to girl bullying that includes class lessons, small group activities and ideas for individual counselling. The class lessons include stories, activities, suggestions and reproducible student worksheets. These strategies are not just for girls and can include the entire class. The group approach includes surveys, stories, strategies, student assessments, and group activities. The individual counselling section includes situation cards, activities, student worksheets, and a simple problem solving model.

The Body Image Workbook For Teens

Author: Julia V. Taylor
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1626250200
Size: 28.51 MB
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Like most teens, you want to feel good about the way you look. But what happens when the way you look just doesn’t feel good enough? Whether it’s online, on TV, or in magazines, images of impossibly perfect—and mostly Photoshopped—young women are everywhere. As a result, you may feel an intense pressure to look a certain way. Your friends feel the pressure too, which often creates a secret comparison competition that can make you feel worse about yourself. So how can you start feeling good about who you are, as is? In The Body Image Workbook for Teens, you’ll find practical exercises and tips that address the most common factors that can lead to negative body image, including: comparison, negative self-talk, unrealistic media images, societal and family pressures, perfectionism, toxic friendships, and a fear of disappointing others. You’ll also learn powerful coping strategies to deal with the daily, intense pressures of being a teenage girl. Being a teen girl in today’s world is hard, and no one knows that more than you. But if you are ready to stop comparing yourself to others, silence your inner critic, and build authentic, lasting self-confidence—this book is your go-to guide.

Counseling Children And Adolescents

Author: Sondra Smith-Adcock
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506334113
Size: 76.32 MB
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Counseling Children and Adolescents: Connecting Theory, Development, and Diversity reviews the most relevant theoretical approaches for counseling children and focuses on connecting key theories to application using case studies. The book’s approach is broad, addressing a range of ages, approaches, and interventions that are applicable to varied settings. Sondra Smith-Adcock and Catherine Tucker have laid out an integrated framework that focuses on development and diversity. In addition, a unique aspect of this text is its focus on neuroscience, the developing brain, and the impact of early childhood trauma on development. Each chapter in the text includes a set of case illustrations, guided activities for the student to apply independently and in the classroom, and a list of resources in print, on the web, and on film. Counseling Children and Adolescents: Connecting Theory, Development, and Diversity is part of the SAGE Counseling and Professional Identity Series, which targets specific competencies identified by CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs). To learn more about each text in the series, please visit

Relational Aggression In Girls

Author: Jamie Kupkovits
Publisher: Youthlight
ISBN: 9781598500554
Size: 23.93 MB
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This curriculum has been designed based on research for addressing and treating relational aggression in girls. Nine sessions are included that will help you address girl bullying issues in your classroom and school. An optional 10th session is also offered for follow-up purposes. The lessons and activities can be used in classrooms and in small-groups as a prevention/intervention tool for girls who are dealing with issues related to relational aggression. This program includes a pretest and posttest assessment tool that will help you to collect data for accountability. Some topics covered include: Relational Aggression Awareness; Relational Aggression Strategies; Challenging Negative Belief Systems about Girl Behaviours; Identifying Thoughts, Feelings and Actions Associated with Relational Aggression; Problem Solving Situations Involving Relational Aggression; Healthy Friendship Skills and Strategies; Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence Building; and much more.

Complete Group Counseling Program For Children Of Divorce

Author: Sylvia Margolin
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780876281246
Size: 25.68 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A complete group counseling program in 12 sessions for helping elementary children in homes affected by divorce. It offers sessions on such topics as Why Parents Marry and Divorce, Feeling Angry or Guilty, Living in Two Houses, and Stepparenting.

Building Champions

Author: Carol Miller
ISBN: 9780878226993
Size: 10.94 MB
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A fun-filled game plan to help boys of upper elementary and middle-school age build trust, respect, and peer connections, Building Champions covers the topics boys most want and need to become better friends, classmates, and citizens. Numerous hands-on and interactive experiences maintain group members' interest and allow them to practice targeted skills while learning. Each lesson after the first includes three teaching options to address the needs of different types of groups. Eight group lessons cover the following topics:Introduction to Building ChampionsBreaking a Sweat (Goal Setting)In the Huddle (Integrity and Respect)Hands In (Relationships)Game Time (Leadership and Teamwork)Sitting on the Bench (Self-Control)The Last Play (Confidence)Shake Hands, Game Over (Being a Good Sport) A CD included with the book provides reproducible items, including lesson "exit slips," student handouts, and program organization and progress tracking forms.