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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.


The five sessions in this programme have been designed to meet the following objectives:

  • To increase self-esteem/self-concept
  • To increase emotional literacy
  • To enable children to understand how positive thinking and a positive attitude towards change can minimise stress
  • To understand the nature and causes of stress in both general and personal terms
  • To increase co-operation and empathy amongst the peer group
  • To ...
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