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`As one would expect from a publisher with a proven track record in books on behaviour management… well illustrated, easy to use and potentially very effective' - Highland
`Would be a useful resource to encourage the inclusion of emotional literacy to a wider audience without "giving away the psychology". It could easily be used by teachers as a package, or be used in conjunction with an EP where schools need more encouragement to feel less confident. I would recommend this as a useful practical resource for schools' - Educational Psychology in Practice

All people, including young people, face tensions and stress but its how we learn to manage stress thats important. The sections of this book cover:

  • what is stress
  • who becomes affected by stress
  • the stresses faced by young people
  • good ways to beat stress
  • new ways of coping with stress.

The sections use stories to help children understand stress and how it manifests itself, and to develop a set of skills and coping strategies. There are comprehensive teacher notes, photocopiable worksheets and a variety of stress management strategies. This resource is intended for whole class/group work and is not recommended for individual support for children who have suffered severe trauma.

Introduction and Background
Introduction and background

Experiencing tension and stress is a normal part of everyday life and, to a certain extent, a necessary one, if individuals are to effectively grow and effect change. What is essential is that such stress is managed effectively and kept to a manageable level so that individuals can maintain ‘a healthy balance ...

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