This compassionate and practical book enhances our understanding and teaching of young people who can benefit from strengthening their self-regulation skills."
Professor of Psychology,
University of Central Arkansas
Ready-To-Use Research-Based Activities for Kids with Trauma, Anxiety, or Aggression
Self-Regulation for Kids K-12: Strategies for Calming Minds and Behavior engages the reader in a full explanation of self-regulation and provides a step-by-step, practical guide to developing a program for helping children and adolescents. This text is a valuable resource for counselors, teachers, and behavior specialists.
Chapters 1-3 provide research-based information regarding the connections between emotional intelligence, somatic experience, emotional regulation, and relationships and the ability to self-regulate. Chapter 4 is a how-to for using somatic interventions. Chapter 5 links the concepts of solution-focused therapeutic approaches to the somatic concepts. Chapter 6 integrates the theory and literature into a model for use in the schools and mental health settings to help children and adolescents regulate their emotions and behaviors. Vignettes and case examples are included.
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