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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 Structure of the Sessions
The structure of the sessions

The story clearly needs to be read with conviction by the teacher and this should cause no real problem to the majority of Infant and Junior teachers who are highly skilled in this area. The stories are designed to encourage the pupils to identify ...

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