Stick Up For Yourself

Author: Gershen Kaufman
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 9781575428680
Size: 21.54 MB
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First published in 1990, this perennial best-seller has helped countless children build self-esteem and assertiveness skills. Newly revised and updated, it’s the ultimate resource for any kid who’s ever been picked on at school, bossed around, blamed for things he or she didn’t do, or treated unfairly—and for any kid who sometimes feels frustrated, angry, powerless, or scared. Simple words and real-life examples show how children can stick up for themselves with other kids (including bullies and teasers), big sisters and brothers, even grown-ups. Kids learn how to build relationships, become responsible, manage their anger, grow a “feelings vocabulary,” make good choices, solve problems, set goals, and “store” happiness and pride. Questions from real kids are paired with answers about how to handle specific situations calmly, confidently, and effectively. A special note to parents and teachers explores the “self-esteem backlash” and explains what self-esteem really is—and why kids today need it more than ever. A wealth of practical, encouraging, realistic advice, this empowering little book is also recommended for parents, teachers, and counselors. Part of the Bully Free Kids™ line

A Teacher S Guide To Stick Up For Yourself

Author: Gershen Kaufman
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575426765
Size: 46.81 MB
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The revised and updated edition of our popular guide reinforces and expands the messages of the Stick Up for Yourself! with a step-by-step curriculum in ten easy-to-use sessions. Includes reproducible handout masters.

The Survival Guide For Gifted Kids Revised Updated 3rd Edition

Author: Judy Galbraith, M.A.
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575426323
Size: 27.51 MB
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Based on 1,000 new surveys of gifted kids, this book is packed with fresh illustrations, quizzes, tips, and quotes, plus information on gifted brain development, technology, and self-esteem. Readers learn how to cope with high expectations, perfectionism, labels, bullying, friendships, and more. When many school gifted programs are scaling back, it’s more important than ever for kids to have this essential guide to growing up gifted.

Community Practice

Author: David A. Hardcastle
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199842650
Size: 57.77 MB
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For almost two decades, Community Practice has been a definitive text for social workers, community practitioners, and students eager to help individuals contribute to and use community resources or work to change oppressive community structures. In this third edition, a wealth of new charts and cases spotlight the linkages between theoretical orientations and practical skills, with an enhanced emphasis on the inherently political nature of social work and community practice. Boxes, examples, and exercises illustrate the range of skills and strategies available to savvy community practitioners in the 21st century, including networking, marketing and staging, political advocacy, and leveraging information and communication technologies. Other features include: - New material on community practice ethics, critical practice skills, community assessment and assets inventory and mapping, social problem analysis, and applying community ractice skills to casework practice - Consideration of post-9/11 community challenges - Discussion on the changing ethnic composition of America and what this means for practitioners - An exploration of a vastly changed political landscape following the election of President Obama, the Great Recession, the rise of the Tea Party, and the increasing political and corporate use of pseudo-grassroots endeavors - A completely revamped instructor's manual available online at www.oup.com/us/communitypractice This fully revised classic text provides a comprehensive and integrated overview of the community theory and skills fundamental to all areas of social work practice. Broad in scope and intensive in analysis, it is suitable for undergraduate as well as graduate study. Community Practice offers students and practitioners the tools necessary to promote the welfare of individuals and communities by tapping into the ecological foundations of community and social work practice.

Self Help Inc

Author: Micki McGee
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199883688
Size: 60.15 MB
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Why doesn't self-help help? Cultural critic Micki McGee puts forward this paradoxical question as she looks at a world where the market for self-improvement products--books, audiotapes, and extreme makeovers--is exploding, and there seems to be no end in sight. Rather than seeing narcissism at the root of the self-help craze, as others have contended, McGee shows a nation relying on self-help culture for advice on how to cope in an increasingly volatile and competitive work world. Self-Help, Inc. reveals how makeover culture traps Americans in endless cycles of self-invention and overwork as they struggle to stay ahead of a rapidly restructuring economic order. A lucid and fascinating treatment of the modern obsession with work and self-improvement, this lively book will strike a chord with its acute diagnosis of the self-help trap and its sharp suggestions for how we can address the alienating conditions of modern work and family life.

Great Interpersonal Skills

Author: Michael A. Sommers
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9781404214231
Size: 35.10 MB
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Presents ideas to help readers develop the skills necessary to effectively interact with others by fostering cooperation, being assertive, and managing conflict.

Jump Starters

Author: Linda Nason McElherne
Publisher: Free Spirit Pub
ISBN: 9781575420509
Size: 47.78 MB
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Presents fifty-two themes for classroom activities that develop self-esteem, creativity, and cooperation.