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Adolescents Self Discovery in Groups

Adolescents    Self Discovery in Groups Author Theresa A. Thorkildsen
ISBN-10 9781317445449
Release 2016-07-28
Pages 268
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Grounded in investigations conducted over the past 25 years, Adolescents’ Self-Discovery in Groups demonstrates how adolescents can become more active in society based on how they form, maintain, and evaluate groups. By collaborating with youth in a wide range of communities, Thorkildsen details the trajectory of adolescents’ development—from a primarily self-oriented perspective to beliefs about and participation in local and global activities. Focused especially on the potential of schools for catalyzing this development, this volume details youth’s affirmations and critiques of educational practices, and uses these evaluations to illustrate adolescents’ readiness to fulfill leadership responsibilities. Written for scholars, students, and professionals seeking to understand how adolescents construe their social worlds, Adolescents’ Self-Discovery in Groups makes a powerful case for group interaction being central to adolescent development.


Journal Author Susan Carrell
ISBN-10 9781412970044
Release 2010-07-20
Pages 128
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Use this resource to enhance your experiences in group work as you discover the art of journaling. You'll find:? 21 structured writing exercises that you can use for personal reflection and group discussions? Cartoons and drawings ? Blank, lined pages to record your thoughts, feelings, and ideas? "My Doodles" pages to encourage artistic self-expression.


Journal Author Susan E. Carrell
ISBN-10 9781544350097
Release 2010-07-20
Pages 128
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Embark on a voyage of self-discovery and growth Paired with Group Exercises for Adolescents, this resource enhances experiences in group work as participants discover the art of journaling. They'll find these helpful tools: 21 structured writing exercises for personal reflection and group discussions Cartoons and drawings Blank, lined pages to record thoughts, feelings, and ideas "My Doodles" pages to encourage artistic self-expression Teens Journal Too! Journaling isn't just for adults. Many teens and pre-teens chronicle their lives and express themselves through journaling. They lament relationships gone wrong, fume about unjust treatment at the hands of parents and other authority figures, and celebrate victories both in and out of school. In the language of teens, they "get their feelings out", a proven benefit to emotional well-being. Unlike the ordinary blank-paged journals found in book stores and gift shops everywhere, this teen journal is carefully crafted by an expert in adolescent therapy. In addition to plenty of blank pages for self-expression, there are questions to ponder and answer that promote self-discovery and growth. Appealing cartoons and "Doodle Pages" make the journal come alive. The savvy eleven-year-old, defiant fourteen-year-old and shy sixteen-year-old will be intrigued and challenged. "Journal: A Guide to Self-Discovery and Growth" may be an adolescent's best friend. Parents, aunts, cousins, friends and others who are looking for a present for graduation (from elementary or middle school), birthdays, religious rites of passage, Christmas and other religious holidays, as well as occasional gifts of encouragement or celebration will be delighted to find and purchase the Journal. And of course, teens will buy it themselves, for themselves!

Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment for Adolescents Pathways to Self Discovery and Change

Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment for Adolescents  Pathways to Self Discovery and Change Author Harvey B. Milkman
ISBN-10 9781452205809
Release 2012-07-23
Pages 631
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This Provider’s Guide introduces a comprehensive and developmentally appropriate treatment program,, Pathways for Self-Discovery and Change (PSDC), which provides the specific tools necessary for improving evaluation and treatment of at-risk youth, a particularly vulnerable patient population in the justice system. Using an adolescent-focused format, this protocol identifies psychological, biological, and social factors that contribute to the onset of adolescent deviance, and establishes guidelines for delivery of a 32-session treatment curriculum designed to rehabilitate both male and female adolescents with co-occurring substance abuse and criminal conduct. Now in its Second Edition, this guide provides treatment practitioners, program evaluators, and youth services administrators with the most up to date, comprehensive, and accessible information for the treatment and rehabilitation of juvenile justice clients. It is built on theoretical and research advances in the treatment and rehabilitation of juvenile justice clients, as well as feedback over the past seven years from PSDC counselees, treatment providers, and program administrators.

Group Exercises for Adolescents

Group Exercises for Adolescents Author Susan E. Carrell
ISBN-10 9781483317151
Release 2010-07-13
Pages 272
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52 exercises for a full year of weekly group sessions with adolescents This updated edition of Susan Carrell's best-seller provides a practical, concise overview of group work with adolescents, including dos and don'ts for group leaders, as well as potential pitfalls and hazards and how to avoid them. Ideal for therapists, school counselors, spiritual leaders, and other helping professionals, the manual addresses a wide range of today's hot issues for adolescents, including sex, alcohol, drugs, values and ethics, family dynamics, self-esteem, management of difficult emotions, peer relationships, and spirituality. Avoiding the usual "psychobabble," this no-nonsense guide discusses both behavioral and cognitive objectives, includes new exercises and is accompanied by a new companion teen journal. Ideal for anyone who is developing a new program, revitalizing an existing one, or in need of a one-time group experience, this best-selling manual has been used successfully in schools, community settings, church/religious settings, court-ordered programs, and the private sector. Group Exercises for Adolescents, Third Edition is also appropriate for use as a supplement in courses in Social Group Work Practice and Social Work and Juveniles.

Leading Psychoeducational Groups for Children and Adolescents

Leading Psychoeducational Groups for Children and Adolescents Author Janice L. DeLucia-Waack
ISBN-10 9781452237510
Release 2006-05-03
Pages 344
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This book provides readers with direction on how to organize psychoeducational groups while also helping them enhance skills for effectively leading such groups—all in one comprehensive volume! Offering an applied, pragmatic approach, author Janice L. DeLucia-Waack uniquely integrates research and practice to suggest valuable leadership strategies while addressing special issues such as children of divorce, anger management, bullying behaviors, and much more.

Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants E Book

Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants   E Book Author Jean W. Solomon
ISBN-10 9780323291637
Release 2014-03-12
Pages 644
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Utilizes a family-centered perspective, using the terminology of the AOTA Practice Framework, which focuses on tailoring the OT approach to meet the needs of children within the context of their own environments. Includes evidence-based content such as clinical trials and outcome studies that demonstrate the basis for OTA best practices. Presents case examples that show how key concepts apply to real-life situations. UNIQUE! Features expert advice and tips from the authors and contributors in highlighted Clinical Pearls boxes. Addresses cultural diversity and sensitivity to introduce you to the wide groups of people that OTAs treat. Incorporates prevention as a role OTA’s have in addition to intervention and treatment. Contains suggested activities in each chapter that help bridge the gap between the classroom and the clinic. Prepares you for the information you’re expected to learn from the chapter with key terms, chapter outlines, and chapter objectives at the beginning of each chapter. Helps you assess and evaluate what you’ve learned with review questions and summaries at the end of each chapter. UNIQUE! Evolve website offers a variety of video clips and learning activities to help reinforce the material you learn in the text. UNIQUE! Demonstrates how concepts apply to practice with video clips on the Evolve website that exhibit pediatric clients involved in a variety of occupational therapy interventions. UNIQUE! Prepares you for new career opportunities with content on emerging practice areas such as community systems. UNIQUE! Offers new assessment and intervention strategies with the addition of content on Model of Human Occupation (MOHO) assessments and physical agent modalities (PAMS). Provides the latest information on current trends and issues such as childhood obesity, documentation, neurodevelopmental treatment (NDT), and concepts of elongation.

104 Activities that Build

104 Activities that Build Author Alanna Jones
ISBN-10 0966234138
Release 1998-01-01
Pages 271
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In this exciting book you'll find 104 games and activities for therapists, counsellors, teachers, and group leaders that teacher Anger Management, Coping Skills, Self-Discovery, Teamwork, Self-Esteem, and Communication Skills! Every game works as a unique tool to modify behaviour, build relationships, start discussions and address issues. Each activity is simple to follow, requires minimal resources, includes helpful discussion questions and of course is interactive and fun.

The Essential Guide to Talking with Teens

The Essential Guide to Talking with Teens Author Jean Sunde Peterson
ISBN-10 9781575422183
Release 2006-11-01
Pages 282
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Tested on thousands of teenagers in many different kinds of schools, this powerful resource provides guided discussions that are designed to effectively reach out to young people and address their social and emotional needs, making them realize that they are not alone. Original.

The Self Esteem Workbook for Teens

The Self Esteem Workbook for Teens Author Lisa M. Schab
ISBN-10 9781608825837
Release 2013-06-01
Pages 176
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As a teen, it is incredibly important to have self-confidence, especially when you consider societal pressures about appearance and grades. Just growing up is difficult in and of itself, and in the midst of all this life-related stress, you may not be seeing yourself clearly. In fact, you may be magnifying your weaknesses and minimizing—or even ignoring—your true assets. Psychologists believe that low self-esteem is at the root of many emotional problems. When you have healthy self-esteem, you feel good about yourself and see yourself as deserving of the respect of others. When you have low self-esteem, you put little value on your opinions and ideas, and may find yourself fading into the background of life. Without some measure of self-worth, you cannot accomplish your goals. In The Self-Esteem Workbook for Teens, you will learn to develop a healthy, realistic view of yourself that includes honest assessments of your weaknesses and strengths, and you will learn to respect yourself, faults and all. You will also learn the difference between self-esteem and being self-centered, self-absorbed, or selfish. Finally, this book will show you how to distinguish the outer appearance of confidence from the quiet, steady, inner acceptance and humility of true self-esteem. The book also includes practical exercises to help you deal with setbacks and self-doubt, skills for dealing with criticism, and activities that will aid in the development of self-awareness, self-acceptance, and self-worth. With the right amount of self-confidence, you will have the emotional resources you need to reach your goals.


Adolescence Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015036596131
Release 1997
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Adolescence has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Adolescence also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Adolescence book for free.

Group Counseling

Group Counseling Author Robert C. Berg
ISBN-10 9781351654579
Release 2017-10-12
Pages 244
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First published in 1979, Group Counseling has consistently been a widely used and praised text, providing both novice and experienced counselors with a framework from which to expand group counseling skills and knowledge. This revised sixth edition offers a reader-friendly and engaging journey through the group process that is congruent with 2016 CACREP standards and the Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW) practice standards and grounded in the most cutting-edge research and theory. The authors present a thorough discussion of the rationale for using group counseling with an emphasis on the group's role as a preventive environment and as a setting for self-discovery. They examine the group facilitator's internal frame of reference and ways to overcome initial anxiety about leading groups, and they also explore typical problems in the development, facilitation, and termination of the group process and provide suggested solutions. Individual chapters are included to explore the application of group counseling with children and adolescents. Notable additions include: an expanded chapter on diversity and social justice in group work; an expanded chapter on co-leadership, a topic often ignored in other group counseling texts; a new chapter on ethics and leadership training; a reworked chapter on leader functions, styles, and skills; and a reworking of the chapter on group counseling with children that includes an in-depth look at Landreth's innovative and empirically validated Child-Parent-Relationship Therapy.

The Lost Tools of Learning

The Lost Tools of Learning Author Dorothy L. Sayers
ISBN-10 9781610612357
Release 1948
Pages 30
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The Lost Tools of Learning has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Lost Tools of Learning also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Lost Tools of Learning book for free.

Group Interventions with Children Adolescents and Parents

Group Interventions with Children  Adolescents  and Parents Author Ester Schaler Buchholz
ISBN-10 1568212437
Release 1994
Pages 268
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This work emphasises a psychoanalytic perspective in work with both intact and disturbed patients in groups. It argues that ego and self-psychology offer a valuable repertoire of interventions for use with many types of groups, particularly those comprising needy or neglected patients.

Group Therapy with Children and Adolescents

Group Therapy with Children and Adolescents Author Paul Kymissis
ISBN-10 UOM:39015035024739
Release 1996
Pages 405
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Group Therapy With Children and Adolescents explores a major treatment modality often used with adult populations but rarely considered for child and adolescent treatments. With contributions from experts in the United States and abroad, this book looks at the effectiveness -- in both treatment and cost -- of group therapy as it applies to these particular age groups. As psychiatric techniques have evolved, many varieties of group therapies have been developed and applied to child and adolescent psychiatry. Included in this book is an in-depth discussion not only of the theory and practice of group psychotherapy as used with children and adolescents, but also of the many varieties that have evolved as clinicians have sought new ways of tackling old problems. Include are chapters on adolescents with eating disorders, suicidal adolescents, and adolescents with drug problems. Inpatient, outpatient, education-oriented, and more traditional groups are all considered.

The Teenage Brain

The Teenage Brain Author Frances E. Jensen
ISBN-10 9780062067869
Release 2015-01-06
Pages 384
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New York Times Bestseller Drawing on her research knowledge and clinical experience, internationally respected neurologist—and mother of two boys—Frances E. Jensen, M.D., offers a revolutionary look at the science of the adolescent brain, providing remarkable insights that translate into practical advice for both parents and teenagers. Driven by the assumption that brain growth was pretty much complete by the time a child began kindergarten, scientists believed for years that the adolescent brain was essentially an adult one—only with fewer miles on it. Over the last decade, however, the scientific community has learned that the teen years encompass vitally important stages of brain development. Motivated by her personal experience of parenting two teenage boys, renowned neurologist Dr. Frances E. Jensen gathers what we’ve discovered about adolescent brain functioning, wiring, and capacity and, in this groundbreaking, accessible book, explains how these eye-opening findings not only dispel commonly held myths about the teenage years, but also yield practical suggestions that will help adults and teenagers negotiate the mysterious world of adolescent neurobiology. Interweaving clear summary and analysis of research data with anecdotes drawn from her years as a parent, clinician, and public speaker, Dr. Jensen explores adolescent brain functioning and development in the contexts of learning and multitasking, stress and memory, sleep, addiction, and decision-making. Rigorous yet accessible, warm yet direct, The Teenage Brain sheds new light on the brains—and behaviors—of adolescents and young adults, and analyzes this knowledge to share specific ways in which parents, educators, and even the legal system can help them navigate their way more smoothly into adulthood.

Talk with Teens about Self and Stress

Talk with Teens about Self and Stress Author Jean Sunde Peterson
ISBN-10 UVA:X002627637
Release 1993-01-01
Pages 183
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Fifty guided discussions on success and failure, loneliness, and other topics help students share their feelings and concerns, gain self-awareness, and cope with stress.