Use these proactive tools to support children's emotional wellness and resiliency. Providing an approach for nurturing emotional development in youngsters between 4 and 19 years, this book and CD-ROM provide an activity and worksheet–packed resource for professionals. Implementation of an emotional literacy initiative within the whole school curriculum or in therapy sessions becomes practical for the facilitator and fun for the participants. This book is ideal for working with young people in a classroom setting, within small groups, or in a therapeutic context. The author provides: Practical activities and resources; Illustrations, stories, and cartoons; Assessment and record-keeping advice

Stories and Activities

Stories and activities

The following fifteen stories and activities facilitate teenagers to investigate different facets of developing emotionally. Story form can be used safely with teens to explore emotional issues. The format for the stories and activities section is

  • A story
  • Activities
  • Worksheets.

Worksheets are designed for independent use; they do not need to be used with a story.

Stories 1–15 can either be read to the youngsters or copied for them to read. You will notice that many of the activities involve the participants collaborating. This is a crucial part of this project so it is advised that co-operative activities are encompassed in every session. All the stories involve an aspect that many teenagers face.

Story numberRelated issue
1smoking
2drug abuse
3pregnancy
4dropping out
5violence
6disease
7impulse control
8managing anger
9solution to a predicament
10sadness
11jealousy
12pride
13guilt
14anxiety
15alcohol

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