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Promoting Emotional and Social Development in Schools

Promoting Emotional and Social Development in Schools Author Simon Blake
ISBN-10 9781849203623
Release 2007-11-01
Pages 144
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The social and emotional needs of children have become increasingly important to educators in recent years, as the impact they have on improving behaviour and promoting inclusion has become evident. Written in an accessible style for busy practitioners, this book gives advice on creating an emotionally and socially 'healthy' school. The book: - shows why schools should promote emotional and social development - includes practical ideas & activities for those working in primary & secondary schools - uses a range of case studies to illustrate the impact of good practice - includes INSET / personal review materials, and audit tools



Promoting Social and Emotional Learning

Promoting Social and Emotional Learning Author Maurice J. Elias
ISBN-10 9780871202888
Release 1997
Pages 164
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A guide to establishing high-quality social and emotional education programs describes approaches to social and emotional learning for all levels and includes thirty-nine guidelines and field-inspired examples for classrooms, schools, and districts.



School Discipline and Self Discipline

School Discipline and Self Discipline Author George G. Bear
ISBN-10 9781606236840
Release 2010-06-03
Pages 256
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How can schools create safe, well-supervised classroom environments while also teaching students skills for managing their behavior on their own? This invaluable guide presents a framework for achieving both of these crucial goals. It shows how to balance external reinforcements such as positive behavior supports with social-emotional learning interventions. Evidence-based techniques are provided for targeting the cognitive and emotional processes that underlie self-discipline, both in classroom instruction and when correcting problem behavior. Describing how to weave the techniques together into a comprehensive schoolwide disciplinary approach, the book includes over a dozen reproducible forms, checklists, and assessment tools. The large-size format and lay-flat binding facilitate photocopying. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman.



Social and Emotional Learning in the Classroom

Social and Emotional Learning in the Classroom Author Kenneth W. Merrell
ISBN-10 9781606235515
Release 2010-01-29
Pages 174
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This highly engaging, eminently practical book provides essential resources for implementing social and emotional learning (SEL) in any K–12 setting. Numerous vivid examples illustrate the nuts and bolts of this increasingly influential approach to supporting students' mental health, behavior, and academic performance. Helpful reproducibles are included. The authors offer clear-cut guidance on how to: *Choose the right SEL program for a particular school. *Teach SEL concepts to students, teachers, and administrators. *Weave SEL into the classroom curriculum to boost academic success. *Adapt interventions for culturally and linguistically diverse students and those with special needs. *Monitor outcomes and maximize the quality of interventions. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman.



Guiding Children s Social and Emotional Development

Guiding Children s Social and Emotional Development Author Janice Englander Katz
ISBN-10 0137070888
Release 2013-01-11
Pages 218
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"This book has the potential be transformative--for you, for the children with whom you work, and for your relationships with those children." " James Elicker, PhD, Purdue University (from the Foreword)"" ""Guiding Children's Social and Emotional Development: A Reflective Approach"" is a unique and versatile resource, one that promotes self-reflection and provides the means to do so by all the "key concepts and pedagogical features that support an intentional, self-reflective approach to guiding children's social and emotional development.Author Janice Englander Katz envisions that her guidebook can be used as a textbook for a college course in social-emotional development of young children, guidance courses in early childhood education, or for continuing professional education. The format of the book is in distinct modules, lending itself to ongoing learning communities, staff workshops, or professional development seminars for those already in the field. Every chapter introduces information onchildren's developing emotions and behavior and offers ample opportunity for readers to self-reflect on personal feelings, thoughts, and experiences in relation to their own social-emotional development. The content involves thorough yet applicable overviews of the key theories and research on social and emotionaldevelopment; clear examples of children and teachers in early childhood settingsusing effective and not-so-effective guidance strategies; and the tools necessary for understanding andresponding effectively to challenging behaviors." ""Janice Englander Katz is the founder and president of the Child Care Consortium, Inc., "which operates Imagination Station Child Development Center, an NAEYC-accredited, licensed, educational child care center in Michigan City, Indiana. She is also a practicing clinical child psychologist, an early childhood professor, and tireless worker for the children of our nation. Empowered by the stories and experiences her work allows, she has infused her unique sensibilities and experiences into writing this captivating manual for the early childhood professional and anyone working with families and children in some capacity. Whether an early intervention therapist, a behavior consultant, a home visitor, or early childhood professional, this resource was written for you.



Skills Training for Struggling Kids

Skills Training for Struggling Kids Author Michael L. Bloomquist
ISBN-10 9781462507405
Release 2012-11-29
Pages 275
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Challenging kids don't behave badly on purpose -- they are simply struggling to "catch up" in key areas of psychological and cognitive development. If your child or teen's emotional or behavioral difficulties are getting in the way of success at home, at school, or in social situations, this is the book for you. Dr. Michael Bloomquist has spent decades helping parents to understand acting-out kids and support their healthy development. In these pages, he presents tried-and-true ways you can build your 5- to 17-year-old's skills to: *Follow rules and behave honestly. *Curb angry outbursts. *Make and maintain friendships. *Express feelings productively. *Stay on task at school. *Resolve conflicts with siblings. *Manage stress. Loads of checklists, worksheets, and troubleshooting tips help you select and implement the strategies that meet your child's specific needs. You'll also build your own skills for parenting effectively when the going gets tough. Systematic, compassionate, and practical, the book is grounded in state-of-the-art research. The road to positive changes for your child and family starts here. Mental health professionals, see also the related title The Practitioner Guide to Skills Training for Struggling Kids.



A Practical Guide to Service Learning

A Practical Guide to Service Learning Author Felicia L. Wilczenski
ISBN-10 9780387465401
Release 2007-06-03
Pages 173
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This book describes how service learning, an intervention that can be both remedial or preventive and individual or systemic, can enable school psychologists to expand their role beyond special populations to serve students within the academic mainstream. It draws connections between the positive psychology movement, the nurturing of purpose in youth, and the benefits of service learning.



Promoting Young Children s Emotional Health and Wellbeing

Promoting Young Children s Emotional Health and Wellbeing Author Sonia Mainstone-Cotton
ISBN-10 9781784503116
Release 2017-03-21
Pages 168
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Positive emotional health in a child's earliest years can be a critical factor in their future development. Offering practical suggestions for games, activities and exercises designed to promote emotional wellbeing in young children, this essential guide showcases a wide range of approaches such as mindfulness and meditation, Forest School and Reggio Emilia to provide a hands-on reference for teachers and parents. Drawing on over 25 years' experience as an early years professional, the author explores topics including playfulness, stillness, sensory play, creativity and staff wellbeing. Each topic references current best practices and international examples, and also includes a comprehensive list of further resources and activities. Providing an informative introduction to both theory and practice, this book demonstrates easy-to-implement ideas for any professional or parent engaging with young children.



Emotional Health and Well Being

Emotional Health and Well Being Author Helen Cowie
ISBN-10 9781848605589
Release 2004-04-18
Pages 240
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`This publication is a valuable and timely contribution to the current investigations into the behaviours of children and young people that impact on their emotional health. The book will serve as a practical guide for schools addressing the problem as they see it, the case studies vividly illustrating situations and behaviours that teachers will readily recognise. This is a well structured book. [It] deserves to be read and can serve as a source of information on how various behaviours have been defined, investigated and addressed. It will be of value to any school, much more than a topical or interesting read but as the basis of an institutional response to a problem seriously affecting educational achievement for individuals and schools. It would particularly serve as a stimulus to in-service training for teachers and support staff' - George Varnava, Young Minds Magazine 'Each of the authors has considerable relevant expertise so the text is rich both in research data and examples, including case studies, from their experience. Readers will find a wealth of practical advice and encouragement that is balanced by the acknowledgement of the limitations of individual interventions and the potential costs, overt and hidden, of each one. A whole-school approach is advocated and exemplified, including schools that have considered the needs of the staff' - Child and Adolescent Mental Health `This work would be of use throughout all age ranges as the different problems and strategies are very easily accessible with a lot of proven, practical support. Professor Cowie and her colleagues have produced a valuable tool for use in all schools on both micro and macro level' - Education Review `The book is an impressive and useful handbook of advice and resources. More than that, because it presents so much evidence, it's able to show, rather than tell, how schools can improve life for their pupils and teachers' - Gerald Haigh, TES Friday Magazine `This book is recommended for the wealth of practical information it contains about strategies that can help young people in distress' - Youth Studies Australia Secondary school is the place where young people are most constrained, observed and challenged to develop. This is not necessarily a stress free process, either for the young person, or for teachers and parents. This book describes behaviours, both disruptive and secretive, which indicates emotional distress. It looks at both the risk factors and the protective factors involved in emotional health, and addresses the impact of issues such as bullying, social exclusion, loss and bereavement. The authors show what schools can do to develop practices grounded in knowledge about the mental health issues which relate to young people. In an accessible way, they present a range of strategies which practitioners have shown to be effective. They focus especially on methods and policies, which have been scientifically evaluated, or which are considered best practice. Issues and interventions are illustrated throughout with case studies drawn from the authors' own practice and experience. Each of the authors has a long-standing interest in ways of creating supportive environments to prevent distress and to facilitate resilience in the young. This book is essential reading for secondary school teachers, educational psychologists, education welfare officers and all those with pastoral care responsibilities.



Nurturing Personal Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood

Nurturing Personal  Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood Author Debbie Garvey
ISBN-10 9781784505004
Release 2017-09-21
Pages 272
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This direct guide supports practitioners in nurturing personal, social and emotional development (PSED) in young children by demystifying brain development research. Condensing a wealth of recent research and theory around PSED into practical guidance, it gives professionals the knowledge and understanding they need to critically evaluate their own practice and find the best course of action to support PSED in young children. From the perspective of neuroscience, it explores what can help or hinder development, considers why some children bite and why toddlers have tantrums, and questions how well-intentioned actions, such as reward systems or putting new foods on a plate for children to 'just try', may be misguided.



Promoting Health in Schools

Promoting Health in Schools Author Emma Croghan
ISBN-10 9781446234730
Release 2007-08-22
Pages 176
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Covering all aspects of health and wellbeing including physical, emotional and social health, this book will help schools to encourage children to make positive life choices. It links directly to Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) and the National Healthy Schools Standard, and there are lots of: - photocopiable resources - lesson plans - case studies of good practice - useful forms, which can be adapted to suit your setting. This book is full of practical guidance on all aspects of PSHE, including dealing with bullying and family disharmony, and how to encourage good hygiene. Drawing directly from her experience as a school nurse and independent nurse consultant, Emma Croghan provides a clear framework for teachers, school nurses and education professionals to work together. Headteachers, class teachers, School Nurses and PSHE Co-ordinators wishing to attain the National Healthy Schools Standard will find this book essential reading.



Your Child s Social and Emotional Well Being

Your Child s Social and Emotional Well Being Author John S. Dacey
ISBN-10 9781118976234
Release 2016-03-02
Pages 256
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Your Child's Social and Emotional Well-Being provides a practical guide full of proven strategies for promoting social and emotional learning (SEL) skills in children aged 4-16. A practical guide designed to support parents and education professionals in developing social and emotional skills in children, a form of learning that can be neglected in formal education Demonstrates how to foster social and emotional learning (SEL) at home and in the classroom, and shows how parents and professionals can work together for success Includes a wealth of exercises for promoting social and emotional wellbeing, along with tips, tools, and coverage of new developments such as computer-assisted instruction Written by authors with a wealth of practical and writing experience



Promoting Mental Emotional and Social Health

Promoting Mental  Emotional  and Social Health Author Katherine Weare
ISBN-10 0415168759
Release 2000
Pages 167
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Schools are now seen as being one of the key agents which can help redress society's most fundamental problems, create more cohesive communities and promote citizenship and a sense of social conscience in the young. Promoting Mental, Emotional and Social Health: A Whole School Approach provides a clear and practical overview of ways in which mainstream schools can promote the health of all those who work and learn in them. Supported by the latest new evidence from the UK and Europe as well as findings from the USA, it outlines and examines: * evidence that social and emotional learning and academic achievement can go hand in hand and that the same key factors underlie both happy and effective schools * the areas of school life that are the key to promoting social and affective health, including relationships with families and the community, management and the curriculum * the competencies that we all need to become more emotionally literate and relate to more effectively.



Handbook of Social and Emotional Learning

Handbook of Social and Emotional Learning Author Joseph A. Durlak
ISBN-10 9781462527915
Release 2016-10-26
Pages 634
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The burgeoning multidisciplinary field of social and emotional learning (SEL) now has a comprehensive and definitive handbook covering all aspects of research, practice, and policy. The prominent editors and contributors describe state-of-the-art intervention and prevention programs designed to build students' skills for managing emotions, showing concern for others, making responsible decisions, and forming positive relationships. Conceptual and scientific underpinnings of SEL are explored and its relationship to children's and adolescents' academic success and mental health examined. Issues in implementing and assessing SEL programs in diverse educational settings are analyzed in depth, including the roles of school- and district-level leadership, teacher training, and school-family partnerships.



Social and Emotional Development in Early Intervention

Social and Emotional Development in Early Intervention Author Mona Delahooke
ISBN-10 1683730550
Release 2017-03-27
Pages
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A groundbreaking resource for the field of early intervention. Full of clear, straightforward steps, guiding principles and useful techniques backed by neuroscience and research, Dr. Mona Delahooke provides practical methods so that all childhood providers can better support the social and emotional lives of children and families. Illustrated with worksheets, charts and handouts, this reader-friendly book will provide valuable tools to nurture relationships, measure progress, reduce child stress, address challenging behaviors and promote self-regulation. Proven and effective tools for children diagnosed with: * Developmental and learning differences * Communication and speech differences * Autism * Sensory Processing Disorder * Medical conditions * Emotional or behavioral challenges



A Practical Guide to Building Professional Competencies in School Psychology

A Practical Guide to Building Professional Competencies in School Psychology Author Timothy M. Lionetti
ISBN-10 1441962573
Release 2010-10-28
Pages 278
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Designed as a research-based yet matter-of-fact guide for beginning and future scientist-practitioners, A Practical Guide to Building Professional Competencies in School Psychology skillfully augments the reader’s training, supervision, and experience by providing a framework for honing essential skills in the field. This reader-friendly, evidence-based text encourages the continuing development of expertise in communication and collaborative skills, diversity awareness, technical knowledge, and other domains critical to building and maintaining an ethical, meaningful practice. Each chapter in this must-have volume examines a core area of expertise in depth, and provides checklists (linked to competencies set out in NASP’s Blueprint III) and the Development and Enhancement of Competencies Assessment Form are included to enable readers to gain a more complete understanding of their professional strengths and needs. The skill sets covered include: Developing cross-cultural competencies. Evaluating students with emotional and behavioral problems. Assessing student skills using a variety of approaches. Preventing and intervening in crisis situations. Consulting with families, colleagues, and the community. Facilitating mental health services in the school setting. A Practical Guide to Building Professional Competencies in School Psychology provides an invaluable set of professional development tools for new practitioners and graduate students in school psychology.



Promoting Emotional Education

Promoting Emotional Education Author Carmel Cefai
ISBN-10 9781843109969
Release 2009
Pages 192
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This book suggests adopting educational practices which encourage feelings of emotional security, promote trusting and supportive relationships and reflect students' views and feelings; essential qualities for healthy personal and social development in children and young people.