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Accent on Essential Life Skills: a Resource Book of ‘How To’ Skills for Mind, Body and Spirit. Otto Schmidt, $35.00

The 48 skills presented in Accent on Essential Life Skills are cross-curricular competency skills. The detailed and practical activities in this book are suitable at primary, junior, intermediate, senior, adult, gifted and special education levels. The activities empower students and help them improve their self-awareness, creativity, communication, thinking, research, personal and spiritual and leadership skills.


Activities for Teaching Social Skills, Self Management & Respectful Living, Grades 3-8. Susanna Palomares & Dianne Schilling, $27.50

The lessons in this easy-to-use activity book are designed to develop in your students the skills, behaviors, attitudes, and perspectives that lead to emotional literacy. Social competence, self-management abilities, and respectful, responsible living are all vital aspects of healthy social and emotional development.

The carefully designed activities in this book will engage your student's minds in learning and their hearts in embracing valuable life lessons.


Animal Related Guidance: Teaching Social Skills Using Pets or Puppets, Grades 2-5. Patty Stang-Erickson & Val Rae Boe, $28.95

Animal assisted guidance and therapy has been shown to increase empathy for others, act as a catalyst for expressing emotions, enhancing self-esteem, improving self-control, expanding social competence, decreasing feelings of stress and social isolation. With over 100 lessons, activities and worksheets, this book will help you bring an animal loving slant into your guidance coaching.

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Anxiety and Depression in the Classroom: a Teacher's Guide to Fostering Self-Regulation in Young Students. Nadja Reilly, $24.99

Anxiety and depression are two of the most common mental health problems for young students, and can be particularly hard to detect and support. In this book, the first of its kind for teachers, Nadja Reilly lays out with richly detailed examples the signs to look for so educators can direct their students to help and ensure emotional wellness in the classroom. Grounded in recent psychological research and practical self-regulation tools, Reilly opens her study out onto nourishing emotional wellness in all students, communicating with parents, and school-wide mental health advocacy.


Be the Jellyfish Training Manual: Supporting Children's Social and Emotional Wellbeing. Lucy Cree & Sarah Brogden, $49.95

The Be the Jellyfish programme is designed to support schools in nurturing the social and emotional wellbeing of children in their care. The lessons are structured around sensory relaxation and include relaxing exercises in breathing, visualisation, and massage.

Based on their experiences teaching in primary schools, the creators were inspired to develop a programme that focuses on a child's specific social and emotional needs in order to fulfill their learning potential. Structured as one hour lesson plans, the activities included encourage children to relax, communicate and explore themselves creatively using art materials, peer massage, visualisation, bodywork, breathing, sensory equipment and mindfulness. This manual contains planning ideas for lessons, visualisation scenarios, illustrated bodywork exercises, photocopiable templates and posters to use in the classroom or one on one with a child.


Bears, Bears Everywhere! Supporting Children's Emotional Health in the Classroom. Lesley Koplow, $21.95

Noted psychotherapist, educator, and bestselling author Lesley Koplow shares her extensive experience working with young children to offer teachers a proven way of addressing social and emotional issues in the classroom. In Bears, Bears Everywhere, Koplow discusses innovative strategies for integrating Teddy Bears into classroom life to help... children connect to their feelings and express them in constructive ways, establishing a safe and supportive learning environment for every student. The book includes lesson plans with developmentally appropriate activities for pre-K–5th grade teachers.


Being Me (and Loving It): Stories and Activities to Help Build Self-esteem, Confidence, Positive Body Image and Resilience in Children. Naomi Richards & Julia Hague, $33.95

With 29 real life and relatable stories at its heart, this practical resource is designed to help build self-esteem and body confidence in children aged 5-11. Each story is the focus of a ready-to-use lesson plan, covering common issues that affect children such as a lack of body confidence, feeling pressured by peers and worries about puberty. The stories are preceded by guidance on how to introduce the topic and the learning outcomes, and they are followed by a range of activities to reinforce the messages being taught. The stories can either be read aloud to a class or group or photocopied and shared for individual reading.

Perfect for use in lessons with groups of children, or in one-to-one settings in the therapy room or at home, this book is a useful resource for teachers, school counsellors, youth workers, as well as parents.

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Believing You Can is the First Step to Achieving: a CBT and Attribution Retraining Programme to Improve Self-Belief in Students Ages 8-12. Alicia Chodkiewicz & Christopher Boyle, $49.95

Believing You Can is the First Step to Achieving is a fun and engaging programme for students in the upper primary years that teaches the difference between helpful and unhelpful thinking, increases self-belief and in doing so increases motivation to learn. 

Do you ever hear students using phrases such as "I'm not smart enough to do this?" or "I know I am going to fail?" Combining techniques from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Attribution Retraining, this programme teaches students the link between thoughts, feelings and actions, how to challenge negative thinking and how to celebrate success. The structured programme includes a photocopiable student workbook, role play games and other activity ideas, and all of the instruction and materials needed to easily implement the programme in any school.

This will be an ideal resource for educational professionals looking to increase school attainment, support students who are underachieving, and encourage healthy and happy student development.


Brain Boosters for Groups In a Jar®. Susan Ragsdale & Ann Saylor, $16.99 (ages 12 & up)

101 active games to encourage brain development and team building in classrooms, advisory groups, after-school programs, teams, and youth groups.


Building Everyday Leadership in All Kids: an Elementary Curriculum to Promote Attitude and Actions for Respect and Success. Mariam MacGregor, $42.99

BUILDING EVERYDAY LEADERSHIP IN ALL KIDS emphasizes that anyone can be a leader — and it’s never too early to start learning what leadership means and how to lead. This resource teaches youth leadership skills, engaging all emerging leaders at all emotional and academic levels, by taking a full, practical approach to building personal and group leadership attitudes. The easy-to-use activities, in categories such as Understanding Leadership, Communication, Working with Others, Problem Solving, and Making a Difference, are designed to promote group interaction, build self-confidence, and allow students to explore personal understanding.

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Building Everyday Leadership in All Teens: Promoting Attitudes and Actions for Respect and Success, Revised Edition. Mariam MacGregor, $57.99

The sessions in this book guide teens to explore what it means to be a leader, how to work with others, ethical decision-making, risk-taking, team-building, communication, creative thinking, and more … Choose the sessions that seem best for your class or group, or explore leadership through an entire school year. Requires use of the student book, Everyday Leadership. Includes reproducible material.

Everyday Leadership: Attitudes and Actions for Respect and Success, Guidebook for Teens. Mariam MacGregor, $14.99

Written and experiential activities help teens discover their own leadership potential and develop skills that guide them to act responsibly and make a difference in the world around them. Teens gain a greater understanding of who they are, what matters to them, how that translates into leadership, and how leadership relates to everyday life … Created for use with Building Everyday Leadership in All Teens, this consumable guide also functions as a stand-alone resource for personal growth.

Everyday Leadership Cards: Writing and Discussion Prompts. Mariam MacGregor, $14.50 (grades 5-12)


Children and Stress: a Handbook for Parents, Teachers and Therapists. Marty Loy, $55.50

With more than 100 creative activities to help kids manage stress, this book provides an overview of childhood stress and a wide array of creative activities that can be used to help develop coping strategies to last a lifetime.


Circle Time for Emotional Literacy. Sue Roffey, $43.50

Emotional literacy has become an important issue in schools, and the ethos behind Circle Time is complementary to the thinking behind this. The activities in Circle Time for Emotional Literacy look at promoting listening and attention skills, self-awareness and self-esteem, class cohesion and empathy, co-operation and friendship skills.

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Circle Time Sessions for Relaxation and Imagination. Tony Pryce, $34.95

A great book for teachers, parents and other adults who want to provide young people aged 8 and upwards with tools to assist emotional development. Circle Time Sessions for Relaxation and Imagination provides a range of exercises to promote relaxation, inner confidence and a positive sense of self through the use of visualization. Already well-established in other areas such as professional sports, these strategies will build on emotional literacy work and offer practical, real-life strategies. The exercises are accompanied by questions, discussion prompts and reproducible activity sheets.


Coming to School Is Really Cool. Sandy Ragona, $28.95

Coming to School Is Really Cool is a manual to increase school attendance based on current research, with activities that will help build a strong foundation for elementary students to understand that attendance is very important to success in school. They will develop insights and skills to help them increase their confidence, internal locus of control, and ability to maximize their school attendance and positive attitudes toward school and learning.


Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School: 48 Character-Building Lessons to Foster Respect and Prevent Bullying. Naomi Drew, with Christa Tinari, $57.99

Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School focuses on positive and prosocial attitudes and behaviors that build a respectful and compassionate school environment, while also addressing the tough issues of prejudice, anger, exclusion, and bullying. Through role-playing, perspective-taking, sharing, writing, discussion, and more, students develop the insights and skills they need to accept differences, resolve conflicts peacefully, stop bullying among peers, and create a community of kindness in their classrooms and school. Based on survey data gathered by the authors from more than 1,000 students, the book’s research-based lessons are easy to implement and developmentally appropriate. Digital content includes student handouts from the book and bonus material.

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Creative Coping Skills for Children: Emotional Support through Arts and Crafts Activities. Bonnie Thomas, $33.95

This resource comprises a collection of fun, flexible, tried-and-tested activities and make-it-yourself workbooks for parents and professionals to help a child in need of extra emotional support find the coping skills that fit them best. Each activity lists the materials required and includes clear directions for how to do it. There is something for every child: whether they are dynamic and creative or more cerebral and literal. Projects include making wish fairies, dream catchers, and mandalas; managing unstructured time with activities such as creating comics, dioramas and tongue twisters; and simple ideas for instant soothing, such as taking deep breaths, blowing bubbles, making silly faces, and playing music. Creative Coping Skills for Children also includes specific interventions for anxious or grieving children such as making worry dolls and memory shrines.

This book is full of fun, easy, creative project ideas for parents of children aged 3–12, teachers, counselors, play therapists, social workers, and all professionals working with children.

More Creative Coping Skills for Children: Activities, Games, Stories, and Handouts to Help Children Self-Regulate. Bonnie Thomas, $35.95

This collection of fun and adaptable activities, games, stories and handouts is a complete resource for supporting children coping with stress and difficult emotions. From engaging arts and crafts, to interactive stories and relaxing meditations, all the interventions and activities are thematically structured so that each chapter contains the means for building specific skills or overcoming behavioral issues. Each chapter contains suggested goals, positive affirmations and photocopiable handouts to enable a child to continue practising and learning new life skills outside of sessions with parents or professionals. The activities in this book are ideal for use with children aged 3-12 to help them rebalance and gain a strong grasp on their emotions.


The Embodied Teen: a Somatic Curriculum for Teaching Body-Mind Awareness, Kinesthetic Intelligence, and Social and Emotional Skills. Susan Bauer, $33.95

Susan Bauer presents a groundbreaking curriculum for teaching teens how to integrate body and mind, enhance kinesthetic intelligence, and develop the inner resilience they need to thrive, now and into adulthood. Designed for educators, therapists, counselors, and movement practitioners, The Embodied Teen presents a pioneering introductory, student-centered program in somatic movement education. Using the student's own body as the lab through which to learn self-care, injury prevention, body awareness, and emotional resilience, Bauer teaches basic embodiment practices that establish the foundation for further skill development in sports, dance, and leisure activities. Students learn the basics of anatomy and physiology, and unlearn self-defeating habits that impact body image and self-esteem. By examining their cultural perceptions, they discover their body prejudices, helping them to both respect diversity and gain compassion for themselves and others. Concise and accessible, the lessons presented in this book will empower teens as they navigate the volatile physical and emotional challenges they face during this vibrant, powerful stage of life.

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Enhancing Academic Motivation: an Intervention Program for Young Adolescents. Norman Brier, $28.50

This powerful approach is designed for working with students in grades 6-8. It is based on research that focuses on the relationship between school failure and the lack of academic motivation... Although designed for classroom use, the sessions can easily be adapted for small groups or individuals. Storytelling, role playing, and homework assignments are key elements of the program. Students become more willing to approach learning tasks and to display a higher level of engagement, effort, and persistence — even when experiencing frustration or anxiety. The manual includes reproducible worksheets, program forms, and a parent component.


Everyone's Talking: Stories to Engage Middle Schoolers in Social Conversation, Grades 6-9. Cindi Dodd, $29.95

Revitalize class meetings or advisement periods with read-aloud short stories about teens with social dilemmas to solve. Each story has discussion questions to encourage teens to talk it out and offer problem-solving ideas for their fictional counterparts. Topics are varied and include relating with peers, interacting with adults and authority figures, using social media or recognizing bullying. 

Stories were created by a middle school counselor based on true scenarios. Teens will gain skills they need to make best decisions in future similar interactions. Educators will build positive relationships, engaging teens in topics they easily relate to while guiding their conversations. The activities are appropriate for use in the classroom, during homeroom advisement period, in detention programs or for positive behavior support interventions. Tips for conducting positive and respectful class meetings are included. A CD provides printable worksheets, discussion questions and social skills posters.


Evidence-Based Insights and Activities for Teaching Kids Impulse Control. Tonia Caselman, $49.95 (Grades 3-8)

This book and CD of evidence-based practices provides more insights, skill-building activities, and reproducible worksheets you can use to help young people improve their impulse control. Components of this book can be picked out and uniquely combined to meet the needs of individual or small groups of students. Or they can be used to present a series of classroom lessons to teach aspects of impulse control to all students. This resource is designed to help children and youth to:

  • Increase motivation to change
  • Regulate negative affect
  • Make good choices
  • Use self-talk
  • Build self-confidence
  • Increase deliberation before acting
  • Analyze contextual cues for action
  • Find less risky but exciting activities
  • Develop skill of mindfulness

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First Steps to Social Success: Teaching Children Critical Social Skills, Grades K-6. Diane Senn, $57.95

It is critically important that children learn fundamental social skills during their elementary school years. This book and CD provides a unique set of lessons for helping children learn skills and insights they need for creating and maintaining positive relationships with others. Direct teaching and reinforcement of these lessons helps provide children with information and practice that will help bolster their positive social-emotional development. This resource is targeted toward elementary school ages. However, the basic information provided can be used for younger and older students too. Featured topics include Knowing Myself First, Initiating with Others, Learning Conversation Skills, and  Reading Social Cues.

  • 25 Lesson Plans with Reproducible Handouts
  • Pre and Post Social Skills Assessment
  • Graphic Cue Cards (summarizing each lesson)
  • CD with Digital Interactive Activities and Printable Handouts

Focusing and Calming Games for Children: Mindfulness Strategies and Activities to Help Children to Relax, Concentrate and Take Control. Deborah Plummer, Illustrated by Jane Serrurier, $28.95

Having the ability to focus, relax and concentrate is key to enabling children and young people to achieve emotional well-being, and is also important for a child's development of skills and abilities.

This book uses a model of 'mindfulness play' to help children to achieve well-being, which encourages children to build awareness of their inner and outer worlds. Part One covers the theoretical and practical background, setting out how to facilitate play using the mindfulness play model, including consideration of the emotional environment. Part Two includes a wealth of games and activities, from 'Body focus' and 'Fidget flop' to 'Musical drawings' and 'Pass a smile'. The activities are suitable for use with groups and individual children aged 5–12, and can be adapted for children with specific attention and concentration difficulties, such as ADHD, and for older children.

This is an ideal resource for teachers, counsellors, social workers, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, youth workers, parents, and carers.

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Getting Along: Social-Skills Activities for Middle and High School Students. Dianne Schilling, $27.50

Getting Along provides you with over 60 relevant activities, discussions, role-plays, games, simulations, and reproducible experience sheets all designed to develop:

  • Inclusion, cooperation and interdependence among students
  • Skills for cooperative problem-solving and conflict management
  • Genuine appreciation for the enriching potential of individual differences
  • A cooperative learning environment where kids can learn while participating in relevant experiences

Girls' Clubs Rock! Dara Schwartz & Katrina Kenny, $21.95 (Grades 6-12)

A prevention approach for helping groups of teen girls navigate through the challenges of adolescence.


Girls Unlimited Curriculum: Six Life-Changing Lessons for Middle School Girls. Karin Kasdin, $36.95

Middle school girls from across the country have benefitted from the Girls Unlimited program. Evidence-based and resoundingly successful, this curriculum empowers girls to become their most authentic and empathetic selves. Fun activities and thoughtful discussion topics will help girls discover:

  • Practical ways to manage anger or upset
  • How to intervene when witnessing relational aggression
  • The meaning of self-respect and self-care
  • The value of trust
  • Acceptance and appreciation of our bodies
  • The power of words
  • How to deal with power struggles
  • The importance of women bonding together
  • How to stay safe online

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Great Group Games on the Go: 50 Favorite Team Builders. Susan Ragsdale & Ann Saylor, $15.95

This colorful deck of cards offers educators and group leaders simple yet appropriate methods to motivate learners and transform participants into a cohesive team.


Guided Imagery with Children: Successful Techniques to Improve School Performance and Self-Esteem. Sarah Berkovits, $32.95

A remarkable resource for parents and teachers. Guided visualization with children is a new approach that brings proven results. Children who see themselves as failures are guided to transform negative images into positive ones. In this way they can successfully reverse many years of discouragement and disillusionment. Guided visualization takes little time to learn, and results are seen almost immediately. Just minutes a day can make a major improvement in the classroom or at home.


Handbook of Social and Emotional Learning: Research and Practice. Edited by Joseph Durlak, et al, $71.50

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.

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Healthy Mindsets for Super Kids: a Resilience Programme for Children Ages 7-14. Stephanie Azri , Illustrated by Sid Azri, $39.95

Self-esteem, communication skills, positive thinking, healthy friendships, and dealing with anger, stress, anxiety and grief are all crucial parts of being resilient and having strong life skills.

Join forces with superheroes Steemy, Link, Zen, KipKool, Holly and Hally, Beau and Angel in this 10 session programme to boost resilience in children aged 7—14. Each session focuses on a key theme, and a superhero character helps to teach each skill, from overcoming anxiety to dealing with grief. A creative hands-on activity closes each session, and session summaries and tips for parents encourage children to continue learning and building their skills between sessions. An engaging comic strip story about the superheroes runs throughout the program. Sessions are flexible and easily adaptable for use in different settings and with younger or older children, and include photocopiable worksheets. This imaginative resource is a complete programme, ideal for teachers, counsellors, therapists, social workers and youth workers.


Helping Adolescents and Adults to Build Self-Esteem: a Photocopiable Resource Book, 2nd Edition. Deborah Plummer, $43.95

Packed with activities and helpful advice, this resource is designed for professionals working to help adolescents and adults break the destructive cycle of low self-esteem. This fully updated new edition of Deborah Plummer's popular resource is filled with practical ideas for building healthy self-esteem. Easy-to-use photocopiable activity sheets encourage participants to use existing skills and develop new techniques to nurture confidence and feelings of self-worth. These are complemented by relaxation and breath control exercises, and expanded theoretical chapters that explains what healthy self-esteem is, why people may have low self-esteem and the consequences that can result from it.

Suitable for work with individuals and groups in a wide range of educational and therapeutic settings, this resource will prove indispensable to teachers, speech and language therapists, professionals working in adult education centres, counsellors at schools and universities, social workers and other individuals working with young people.


Helping Children to Improve their Communication Skills: Therapeutic Activities for Teachers, Parents and Therapists. Deborah Plummer, $39.95

For many children, the act of communication which most of us take for granted can be a struggle, and communicating with others can become something to fear rather than enjoy. This creative book is full of fun and imaginative ideas to help children aged 4-11 with a speech or language delay or disorder to develop their communication skills. It is packed with activities and games specifically tailored to help develop skills such as articulation, vocabulary development, breath control, conversation skills and non-verbal communication. Tips for personalizing and shaping the activities are also provided. A comprehensive theory section supports the ideas presented, and practical advice on working with groups and individuals and in different settings is also given.

This activity book will be an invaluable resource not only for speech and language therapists and students, but also for parents, teachers, carers and other support staff who are looking for creative ways to promote language development.

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Helping Students Overcome Social Anxiety: Skills for Academic and Social Success (SASS). Carrie Masia Warner, Daniela Colognori & Chelsea Lynch, $46.95

Social anxiety disorder causes significant distress and academic impairment for many adolescents. This unique book gives front-line school professionals innovative, easy-to-use tools for identifying and intervening with socially anxious students in grades 6–12. It presents Skills for Academic and Social Success (SASS), a school-based intervention with demonstrated effectiveness. Case examples and sample scripts demonstrate how to implement psychoeducation, cognitive strategies, social skills training, exposure, and relapse prevention with groups and individual students.


Helping Teens Reach Their Dreams: Activities for Developing the Social-Emotional Skills of School and Life Success. Dianne Schilling & Susanna Palomares, $29.95

Includes over 70 high-interest activities, discussions, role plays, simulations, and reproducible handouts that develop in students self-motivation, positive attitudes, effective communication skills, decision-making, problem-solving and planning skills, reasonable self-expectations and a personal vision. This book helps you demonstrate to your students that the gap between dreams and accomplishments is filled, not with luck and more dreaming, but with planning and action. Teach your students how to develop written goals, make deliberate, considered decisions, communicate effectively, create step-by-step plans of action, motivate themselves, understand and effectively use self-talk and affirmations to control their attitudes.

Helping Young People to Beat Stress: a Practical Guide. Sarah McNamara, $44.95

There is growing concern today about increasing levels of stress among young people. Suicides, substance abuse, depression, anxiety and eating disorders have all been linked to stress. Young people are experiencing more social and psychological problems than ever before. Helping Young People to Beat Stress is the essential guide for professionals working to help teenagers minimize stress in their lives, both at school and at home. Sarah McNamara provides advice, information and techniques on mental and physical ways of coping with stress, study skills and time management, communication skills, and with depression and anxiety.


How to Help Children and Young People with Complex Behavioural Difficulties. Ted Cole & Barbara Knowles, $33.95

A practical, current, accessible and wide-ranging guide for practitioners working in educational settings.

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The "I Series", by M-C Bailey-McKenna

Instead I... Helping Students Survive and Thrive at School. M-C Bailey-McKenna, illustrated with Elizabeth Bailey, $16.95

Instead I...  is a bright and inviting picture book about a day at school. Readers will recognize common stressors at school and learn ways of coping.  Recent insights into self-regulation are woven into the fabric of the story.  Included are:

  • practical strategies to come back to calm at school
  • age-appropriate social strategies

A section with tips for parents, educators and counsellors includes recent insights around self-regulation, and strategies to support young learners in each of the five calming modalities. This is the first book in the “I Series”

What if I... for Calming Worry to Survive and Thrive at School. M-C Bailey-McKenna, illustrated with Elizabeth Bailey, $16.95

What If I...  is a bright and inviting picture book about a week of calming worry at school. Readers will recognize stressors, and learn ways of coping.  Including practical strategies to navigate the school day; multiple ways of calming down; and simple metaphors to understand emotional states.

A section with tips for parents, educators and counsellors strategies to support young learners in each of these areas. This is the second book in the “I Series”

So Then I... Recess Strategies to Survive and Thrive at School. M-C Bailey-McKenna, illustrated with Elizabeth Bailey, $16.95

So Then I... helps young students deal with social and emotional stressors at recess. Readers will recognize common school stressors, and learn ways of coping.  Included are strategies to deal with group dynamics; multiple ways of calming down; and tips on how to make and keep healthy friendships.

Parents, educators and counsellors will learn how to identify some of the sources of social stress, and to support young learners in these unstructured settings. This is the third book in the “I Series”

Why Can't I... Beating the Blues to Survive and Thrive at School. M-C Bailey-McKenna, illustrated with Elizabeth Bailey, $16.95

Why Can't I.... is the fourth book in the “I Series”, designed to help young students deal with "the blues".

Included are:

  • strategies to deal with feeling blue, having low moods
  • multiple ways of energizing and increasing focus
  • strategies to change physical and emotional states
  • a section with tips for parents, educators and counsellors

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Improving Behaviour Management In Your School: Creating Calm Spaces for Pupils to Learn and Flourish. Tim Dansie, $62.90

Improving Behaviour Management in Your School provides a common sense approach to understanding the causes and triggers of students’ challenging behaviour and equips teachers and school leaders with simple tools that can be easily implemented in any school. In his accessible and upbeat style, Tim Dansie uses case studies throughout the book which draw on strategies based on CBT and mindfulness. These strategies have proven to make a huge difference to school life and to how challenging students are managed. Teachers are encouraged to question how schools and classrooms are structured, in order to create environments where all students have the greatest possible opportunity to learn and grow as individuals.


Interventions for Disruptive Behaviors: Reducing Problem Solving Skills. Gregory Fabiano, $48.50

Children and adolescents with disruptive behavior disorders struggle both in and outside the classroom. This book gives school practitioners vital tools for supporting students' positive behavior as well as their academic and social success. Chapters review effective behavioral interventions at the whole-class, targeted, and individual levels; parent training programs; and strategies for building adaptive skills. Core evidence-based techniques are illustrated with vivid, concrete examples. Ways to integrate the strategies into a school's multi-tiered model of prevention and intervention are discussed. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the book includes 14 reproducible forms. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.


i-Safe Internet Life Skills Activities, Grades 9 to 12. $35.95

i-Safe Internet Life Skills Activities is designed to empower youth, introduce them to some activities they may not have considered going online for, and steer them towards safe and responsible Internet experiences.


The Kid’s Guide to Becoming the Best You Can Be! Jill Frankel Hauser, $14.50 (ages 8 - 13)

This practical and powerful guide is a great resource for kids and young teens and for anyone committed to helping kids thrive — parents, educators, youth leaders and more. Designed to help build character through fun, thought-provoking activities, games, discussions and projects, The Kid’s Guide to Becoming the Best You Can Be brings out the best in kids everywhere.

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Large Group Guidance Activities: a K–12 Sourcebook, 2nd Edition. Joe Wittmen & Diane Thompson, $32.50

Presenting large group guidance units on developmental issues are effective ways to deliver services directly to students and to model successful group techniques for teachers. Activities are divided into six sections: Academic Survival Skills, Interpersonal Communication and Cooperation, Cross-Cultural Awareness and Communication, Decision Making, Personal Assessment and Awareness, and Responsible Behavior. Each activity is labeled according to the appropriate grade levels, K-12, and includes reproducible masters when necessary.


Learning to Breathe: a Mindfulness Curriculum for Adolescents to Cultivate Emotion Regulation, Attention, and Performance. Patricia Broderick, $99.95

LEARNING TO BREATHE is a secular program that tailors the teaching of mindfulness to the developmental needs of adolescents to help them understand their thoughts and feelings and manage distressing emotions. Students will be empowered by learning important mindfulness meditation skills that help them improve emotion regulation, reduce stress, improve overall performance, and, perhaps most importantly, develop their attention. The book also includes a website link with student handouts and homework assignments, making it an ideal classroom tool.

The book integrates certain themes of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, into a program that is shorter, more accessible to students, and compatible with school curricula. Students will learn to pay attention in the moment, manage emotions as they are perceived, and gain greater control over their own feelings and actions. These mindfulness practices offer the opportunity to develop hardiness in the face of uncomfortable feelings that otherwise might provoke a response that could be harmful. This easy-to-use manual is designed to be used by teachers, but can also be used by any mental health provider teaching adolescents emotion regulation, stress reduction and mindfulness skills.


Let's Make Friends Card Game. Max Nass & Marcia Nass, $26.50 (Grades K-6)

Friendship making skills will resonate throughout a child's lifetime as a basic human need. Let's Make Friends teaches children how to develop relationships with peers in which they feel liked respected and valued. The main categories of this fun-filled card game contain the most important skills to making and keeping friends.

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Let's Talk Relationships: Activities for Exploring Love, Sex, Friendship and Family with Young People. Vanessa Rogers, $31.95

Let's Talk Relationships offers a multitude of creative ways to get young people aged 13–19 talking about positive relationships, helping them to stay safe, healthy and happy.

Ideal for groups or one-to-one work, this resource features over 90 tried and tested activities on peer friendships, personal relationships and family dynamics, issues covered include peer pressure, relationship bullying, decision-making, managing conflict at home and family values. They are designed to build assertiveness skills, encourage young people to make positive choices and help them to talk about their feelings.


LGBTQ Youth: an Educator's Guide. Vincent Pompei, $13.95 (Laminated Reference Guide)

Students in high school and middle school often struggle to fit in. For students who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered or Questioning (LGBTQ), fitting in can be especially difficult, and school is all too often an unwelcoming and unsafe place.  Discrimination, harassment, and even violent bullying are common experiences for LGBT/LGBTQ students.  Schools have a responsibility to ensure the safety of all students, and more and more state legislatures requiring schools to enact and enforce anti-bullying policies that include explicit protection of LGBT students.

This laminated guide is a valuable and practical resource for educators, many of whom receive little or no formal training on the issue of LGBTQ youth. Features include:

  • LGBTQ 101” — Statistics, terminology, and guidelines devised by professional educational organizations, including the National Education Association (NEA), the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), and the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
  • Detailed recommendations of what schools and individual educators can do to welcome and support LGBTQ youth
  • Information on nationally recognized organizations that offer extensive free resources, including materials targeted at educators/staff, the entire student body, LGBTQ students, and parents

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A Little Book of Alcohol: Activities to Explore Alcohol Issues with Young People, 2nd Edition. Vanessa Rogers, $20.95

For young people, alcohol can be easy to access, but how do they know how much is safe to drink? What if they don't want to drink but all their friends do? Do they know what the effects of drinking alcohol are?

This hands-on resource will help young people understand all the facts about alcohol, encourage them to think about and discuss the issues, and help them make positive choices. It is packed with engaging and imaginative activities that explore issues such as safe drinking, peer pressure, risks, the effects of alcohol, and alcohol and the media. Activities range from fun group games and challenging quizzes to role-plays and thought-provoking discussions, and are suitable for young people aged 13-19, in groups or one-on-one.

Also available:

A Little Book of Drugs: Activities to Explore Drug Issues with Young People, 2nd Edition. Vanessa Rogers, $20.95

A Little Book of Tobacco: Activities to Explore Smoking Issues with Young People. Vanessa Rogers, $20.95


The Me I See: Learning Through Writing and Reflection, 2nd Edition.  Wood 'N' Barnes Collective, $45.50

The Me I See is a simple, thorough collection of journaling prompts placed in an accessible workbook template. These pages are conveniently reproducible and can be used alone or combined with photos and artwork to make writing fun, creative, and engaging. The book is organized by subject, and each subject area starts with lighter, easier-to-process prompts followed by more challenging ones. Choose the prompts that are appropriate for your class, group, or individual.

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Moment to Moment: a Positive Approach to Managing Classroom Behavior. Joey Mandel, $24.95

Insightful and empowering, this book is based on the premise that some children need extra help and patience in developing social skills. It shows teachers how to build on these crucial skills, ranging from the ability to control speech and movement, through improving attention and concentration, to the ability to adapt to the social environment of the classroom. It gives teachers the tools to help children develop stronger character and emotional well-being, to give them the skills they need to deal with the emotional challenges they meet in school. Classroom games and activities to teach and support all students in key social skills and engagement complement this important book.


Next Steps to Social Success: Teaching Children More Advanced Skills to Help Them Deal with Social Challenges, Grades K-6. Diane Senn & Kathy McElvenny, $57.95

This companion resource builds upon the critical social skills taught in First Steps to Social Success and provides skill information for continuing, enhancing and dealing with challenges for social success. Featured Topics include Building Friendships, Managing Friendships, Handling Friendship Problems, and Social Skills in the Classroom.

  • 25 Lesson Plans with Reproducible Handouts
  • Pre and Post Social Skills Assessment
  • Graphic Cue Cards (summarizing each lesson)
  • CD with Digital Interactive Activities and Printable Handouts

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Nurturing Emotional Resilience in Vulnerable Children and Young People: a Practical Guide. Juliette Ttofa, $62.90

Nurturing Emotional Resilience in Vulnerable Children and Young People is a guidebook that provides a framework and practical strategies to support children’s emotional resilience at a whole-school and more targeted level. Underpinned by research into the concept of resilience, the book centers around the ‘Resiliency Rainbow Toolkit’; a ready-to-use theoretical model that draws upon a range of ideas and approaches that act as a resiliency building programme.

This practical and interactive programme can be used by educators and counsellors alike and offers creative and engaging ideas for building emotional resilience in children. Each section of the toolkit provides learning objectives, facilitator notes, discussion questions and student activities and is designed to:

  • support students in identifying their own resiliency levels and support network
  • enable students to recognise and increase their existing strengths and values
  • encourage students to examine their talents, interests, dreams and aspirations
  • introduce strategies for boosting less strong areas such as supportive friendships
  • teach students ways to cope with stress and difficult situations

This guidebook can be used alongside seven fully illustrated storybooks that each focus on a different aspect of emotional resilience. It outlines ways to use these beautifully told and visually appealing stories to nurture emotional resilience with children, and discusses some of the key metaphors in the main story How Monsters Wish to Feel. The guidebook and storybooks will be invaluable tools for anyone working to build emotional resilience with children and young people.

Storybooks that accompany this guide are:

The Boat Star. Juliette Ttofa, illustrated by Julia Gallego, $20.90

The Boat Star is a therapeutic story about dealing with a painful loss and taking comfort in good memories. It can be used by practitioners and educators as a tool to discuss bereavement and coming to terms with feelings of loss with children.

The Boy Who Longed to Look at the Sun. Juliette Ttofa, illustrated by Julia Gallego, $20.90

The Boy who Longed to Look at the Sun is a therapeutic story about self-care. The story teaches children the importance of looking after yourself and understanding what is or is not healthy.

The Day the Sky Fell In. Juliette Ttofa, illustrated by Julia Gallego, $20.90

The Day the Sky Fell In is a therapeutic story about letting go of worries and emotional baggage. To be

used as a tool to discuss with children what we value as important in life and how we can let go of things we don’t need, such as unhealthy or unhelpful feelings, thoughts or behaviours.

The Girl Who Collected Her Own Echo. Juliette Ttofa, illustrated by Julia Gallego, $20.90

The Girl who Collected Her Own Echo is a therapeutic story about finding friendship.

The Hot and Bothered Air Balloon. Juliette Ttofa, illustrated by Julia Gallego, $20.90

The Hot and Bothered Air Balloon is a therapeutic story about feeling stressed. The story teaches children about how we can use relaxation and mindfulness techniques when we are feeling stressed, and the benefits of finding an outlet for our emotional distress.

How Monsters Wish to Feel. Juliette Ttofa, illustrated by Julia Gallego, $20.90

How Monsters Wish to Feel is a therapeutic story about a journey to develop emotional resilience. Through the analogy of monsters, it depicts a tale of how a child’s needs can sometimes become distorted, so that the needs we see expressed through outward behaviour (the monster) mask the true, hidden emotional needs that go unmet. The story also alludes to the importance of focusing on the strengths and protective factors in a child’s life, rather than the problems and risks, in order to promote emotional resilience.

The Tale of Two Fishes. Juliette Ttofa, illustrated by Julia Gallego, $20.90

The Tale of Two Fishes is a therapeutic story about developing resilient thinking. This beautifully illustrated storybook can be used by practitioners, educators and parents as a tool to discuss the importance of resilient thinking and the control we have over our own thoughts and behaviour.

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Operation: Breaking the Girl Code. Dr. Poppy Moon & Cathy Woodridge, $35.95 (Grades 3-5)

This 8-week guidance program for small group and individual counseling gives girls the rare opportunity to experience and celebrate different facets of the female community. Girls work their way through 8 exciting lessons that examine the complexities of being a young woman and the value of building a supportive sisterhood in a variety of cultures.


Philosophy for Teens: Questioning Life’s Big Ideas. Sharon Kaye & Paul Thompson, $23.95 (Grades 7–12)

Philosophy for Teens: Questioning Life's Big Ideas is an in-depth, teenager-friendly look at the philosophy behind everyday issues. The authors examine some of life's biggest topics such as lying, cheating, love and beauty, the role of government, hate and prejudice.

Both sides of the debates are covered on every issue, with information from some of the world's most noted philosophers. Each chapter includes discussion questions, thought experiments, exercises and activities, and community action steps to help students make reasoned, informed decisions about some of life's greatest debates.

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Positive Life Changes: a Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Adolescents and Young Adults.  Nancy Guerra.

This research-based, program can be used in schools, alternative schools, and other settings. It is designed to teach social and emotional skills that increase the chance of healthy adjustment and decrease the chance of problem behaviors such as violence, substance use, and high-risk sexual behavior.

Participants are empowered to recognize their strengths, identify challenges, overcome obstacles, and make life choices that have positive outcomes. Lessons cover topics such as sense of self, impulse control, anger, stress, friendships, relationships, peer pressure, empathy, goal setting, decision making and evaluating consequences. The complete program includes a comprehensive leader’s guide and a series of three workbooks described below.

Positive Life Changes: a Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Adolescents and Young Adults, Leader’s Guide. Nancy G. Guerra, $29.95

Provides group leaders with detailed instructions and implementation guidelines. Lessons are primarily designed to be conducted in small group sessions, but can also be accomplished individually or with the assistance of a mentor or counselor.

Who Am I and Where Am I Going? (Positive Life Changes: Workbook 1) Nancy Guerra, $25.95

The primary focus of this workbook is on helping participants increase self-awareness, learn more about how their brain works, identify what they are good at and what they can get better at, think about their goals, and learn to manage their emotions and behavior.

How Do I Get Along with Others? (Positive Life Changes: Workbook 2) Nancy Guerra, $24.50

The main focus of this workbook is on helping individuals understand other people’s points of view and consider how their actions affect others, how other people influence their actions, the importance of friends and healthy relationships, and how they can build a network of positive social support.

How Do I Solve Problems and Make Good Decisions? (Positive Life Changes: Workbook 3) Nancy Guerra, $25.95

The emphasis of this workbook is on helping participants learn a step-by-step method for making decisions and life choices that builds on their awareness of the present moment, highlights their strengths, is consistent with their goals, helps them solve problems, and has positive consequences.


Positive Strategies for Students with Behavior Problems. Daniel Crimmins, Anne Farrell, Philip Smith & Alison Bailey, $45.50

This research-based and practical manual has effective solutions for educators from grades K–12. Developed specifically for use with children with persistent or severe behavior problems, this book introduces educators to the systematic Positive Strategies method, which helps teachers understand why behaviors persist, prevent problem behavior, and replace challenging behaviors with better alternatives.

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The Real Deal Series

This series explores the facts behind the tough health and lifestyle choices that young people must make. Each book serves as a guide for readers and provides them with ways to address and cope with problems surrounding issues like drugs and keeping fit.

Adolescence. Barbara Sheen, $9.99

Alcohol. Rachel Lynette, $8.95

Bullying. Joanne Mattern, $9.99

Divorce. Joanne Mattern, $9.99

Drugs. Rachel Lynette, $9.99

Eating Right. Barbara Sheen, $8.95

Keeping Fit. Barbara Sheen, $8.95

Illness. Terri DeGezelle, $9.95

Moving. Terri DeGezelle, $9.99

Tobacco. Rachel Lynette, $9.99


Really, I’m Not the Only One? Understanding and Coping with Chemical Dependency in the Family. Traci Bindas, $12.95 (Grades 3-8)

Here is a structured program for working with children of substance abusing parents. This workbook for grades 3 to 8 helps children understand and cope with chemical dependency in the family. Counselors begin each session by reading a story and reproducible sheets are provided to facilitate follow-up discussions and activities.


Resilience Builder Program for Children and Adolescents: Enhancing Social Competence and Self-Regulation.  Mary Karapetian Alvord, Bonnie Zucker & Judy Johnson Grados, $65.95

A cognitive-behavioral group approach designed to help youth bounce back from life challenges, by increasing confidence, self-esteem, self-control and the use of effective coping strategies.

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School Discipline and Self-Discipline: a Practical Guide to Promoting Prosocial Student Behavior. George Bear, $38.95

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 school-wide disciplinary approach, the book includes over a dozen reproducible forms, checklists, and assessment tools.


Sex Ed for Caring Schools: Creating an Ethics-Based Curriculum. Sharon Lamb, $31.50

While arguments for and against teaching abstinence, the use of contraceptives, and sexual identity are becoming more and more polarized, most people agree that students must learn to navigate an increasingly sexual world. SEX ED FOR CARING SCHOOLS presents a curriculum that goes beyond the typical health education most students receive today. As part of a critical pedagogy movement that connects education to social justice enterprises, this book and the corresponding online curriculum encourage students to talk, write, and think about the moral and relational issues underlying sex in society today. Addressing the real concerns of today’s teens, this book includes lessons on pornography, prostitution, media objectification, religion, and stereotypes. Book Features:

  • Introduces readers to the controversies that have surrounded sex education curricula in recent decades.
  • Outlines a comprehensive sex education that includes character education, citizenship, and caring—the three Cs.
  • Focuses on the education both girls and boys need to treat each other ethically.
  • Includes discussion questions and activities for future educators.
  • Corresponds to an interactive online curriculum hosted by the author that includes free readings, activities, and discussion questions.

The Shyness Workbook for Teens. B. Carducci & T. Fields, $19.50

Adolescence is a crucial time for learning to deal with shyness and overcoming the pain and difficulty it can cause. This hands-on workbook is a valuable resource for counselors who work with shy teens in schools and other settings. The authors help teens understand the nature and dynamics of shyness, and explain how teens can achieve happiness by learning to be ‘successfully shy.’ Through a series of 30 user-friendly lessons, teens will discover ways to control their shyness instead of letting it control them. The lessons will help them in establishing friendships and intimate relationships, pursuing educational and career opportunities, and fostering personal and family relationships over a lifetime.

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Skillstreaming the Adolescent: a Guide for Teaching Prosocial Skills, 3rd Edition. Ellen McGinnis, et al, $71.95

Skillstreaming in Early Childhood: a Guide for Teaching Prosocial Skills, 3rd Edition. Ellen McGinnis, $67.95

Skillstreaming the Elementary School Child: a Guide for Teaching Prosocial Skills, 3rd Edition. Ellen McGinnis, et al, $67.95

SKILLSTREAMING employs a four-part training approach — modeling, role-playing, performance feedback, and generalization — to teach essential prosocial skills to children from preschool through adolescence. Each book provides a complete description of the Skillstreaming program, with instructions for teaching age-appropriate prosocial skills.

Each volume of this widely acclaimed approach developed by Dr. Arnold Goldstein and colleagues is now in 8½×11 format with reproducible skill outlines, skill homework reports, and program forms and includes forms CD.


Skillstreaming Children and Youth with High-Functioning Autism: a Guide for Teaching Pro-Social Skills. Ellen McGinnis & Richard Simpson, $71.95

This new guide employs Skillstreaming's evidence-based four-part training approach — modeling, role-playing, performance feedback, and generalization — to teach pro-social skills in a small-group context. The book includes a total of 80 skills specifically tailored to the needs of learners with high-functioning autism and related disorders. The introduction offers a framework for understanding high-functioning autism disorders, defines unique characteristics of this population, and emphasizes the role of individualized coaching and the assistance of supportive peers in helping these learners meet their unique challenges. The remainder of the book presents skills and related materials.


Social Decision Making/Social Problem Solving: a Curriculum for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning, Grades K-1. Linda Bruenne Butler, et al, $50.95

Developed over three decades of implementation in a wide range of schools, this research-validated curriculum focuses on teaching students to be reflective, non-impulsive, and responsible decision makers and problem solvers — while emphasizing essential literacy skills. It is ideal for classroom use and can be adapted for small-group settings. The program uses a variety of cooperative learning methods, including small-group brainstorming, problem-solving, and role-playing activities. Students learn skills such as self-control, listening, respectful communication, giving and receiving help, and working cooperatively and fairly in groups. The manual and accompanying CD include numerous reproducible worksheets.

Separate volumes of the SDM/SPS curriculum are available for grades 2–3 and 4–5.

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Social Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs, Grades 6-12, 2nd Edition. Darlene Mannix, $35.95

200 ready-to-use lessons and worksheets to help students learn social skills for home, school, work and the community.

The updated new edition of this valuable resource offers an exciting collection of worksheets to help adolescents build the social skills they need to interact effectively with others and learn how to apply these skills to various real-life settings, situations, and problems. The book provides complete teaching units focusing on 20 basic social skills, such as being a good listener, "reading" other people, and using common sense.

Social Skills Activities for Special Children, Grades K-5, 2nd Edition. Darlene Mannix, $39.95

Over 160 ready-to-use lessons and worksheets to help children use social skills inside and outside the classroom.

Each lesson places a specific skill within the context of real-life situations, giving teachers a means to guide students to think about why the social skill is important. The hands-on activity that accompanies each lesson helps students to work through, think about, discuss, and practice the skill in or outside of the classroom.


Someone Really Oughta Tell You: Life Strategies for Young Adults and Life Renovators. Di Gibson, $29.95

Have you ever wished that someone would tell you how to manage the day-to-day details of your life? Give you practical tips and realistic strategies for making your life easier? Talk to you about how to manage your finances, relationships, work life? And what about finding a place to live? Taxes? Insurance? SOMEONE REALLY OUGHTA TELL YOU is a down-to-earth guide for young adults (and anyone else who needs a boost) that tells you what you need to know. Straight up.

WHY THIS BOOK?

  • It's full of practical, pared down, easy-to-implement tips that work
  • It acknowledges that your time and patience are finite
  • It comes in readily chewable chunks from which you can pick and choose
  • It helps with the how, not just the what-to-do
  • It's designed to help you live life on your terms
  • And, like the author, it's slightly irreverent

IT WILL HELP YOU:

  • Sort through your priorities
  • Improve your decision-making strategies
  • Figure out your strengths and manage your weaknesses
  • Design and implement - or renovate - your goals
  • Get a better handle on your day, week, year, your life
  • Better steer your money so that you get more joy and benefit from it
  • Learn how to better protect You and Yours
  • And how to improve your happiness, influence, and resilience

Spotlight On Life Skills: 170 Middle School Lessons for a School-Wide Character Development Program. Lois Rothberg, $34.95 (Grades 6-8)

This program unites students, teachers, and administrators to develop behaviors that will enhance students’ functioning now and in the future. Every student hears the same message, discusses the same subject, and is given the same task to perform during the day. Students, teachers, and administrators work together to make the school a better place for learning:

• Responsibility • Respect • Cooperation • Accountability • Work Habits • Coping Skills • Test-Taking • Friendship Skills • Study Skills

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The Struggle to Be Strong: True Stories by Teens about Overcoming Tough Times. Al Desetta & Sybil Wolin, $21.99

In 30 first-person accounts, teens tell how they overcame major life obstacles. Many aren’t the everyday problems most kids encounter, which makes their stories especially compelling—and their successes especially inspiring.

As teens read The Struggle to Be Strong, they discover they’re not alone in facing life’s difficulties. They learn about seven resiliencies—insight, independence, relationships, initiative, creativity, humor, and morality—that everyone needs to survive and thrive in even the toughest times. Vivid, articulate, and candid, this book will motivate readers of all ages to build the skills and strengths they need to triumph over adversity.

A Leader’s Guide to the Struggle to Be Strong: How to Foster Resilience in Teens. Sybil Wolin, Al Desetta & Keith Hefner, $27.95

Activities, exercises, and questions invite teens to go deeper into the stories in; relate them to their lives; recognize their own potential for resilience and start building resiliency skills.


Supporting Behavior for School Success: a Step-by Step Guide to Key Strategies. Kathleen Lynne Lane, Holly Mariah Menzies, Robin Parks Ennis, and Wendy Peia Oakes, et al, $48.50

Designed for busy teachers and other school-based professionals, this book presents step-by-step guidelines for implementing seven highly effective strategies to improve classroom management and instructional delivery. These key low-intensity strategies are grounded in the principles of positive behavior intervention and support (PBIS), and are easy to integrate into routine teaching practice. Chapters discuss exactly how to use each strategy to decrease disruptive behavior and enhance student engagement and achievement. Checklists for success are provided, together with concise reviews of the evidence base and ways to measure outcomes. Illustrative case examples span the full K-12 grade range. Reproducible intervention tools can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8½" x 11" size.


The Survival Guide for Kids in Special Education (And Their Parents): Understanding What Special Ed Is & How It Can Help You. Wendy Moss & Denise Campbell, $21.99

When kids learn they might receive special education, they often have questions and worries. This book gives kids lots of tools and strategies they can use to deal with their concerns, whether they are in the process of being evaluated for special ed or already receiving special ed services. Readers will learn to cope with their challenges, understand reasons for testing, and see the benefits of accepting special education supports. The book includes special features such as:

  • Stories about kids’ experiences with special education drawn from the authors’ conversations with hundreds of students
  • Approachable and relatable explanations of individual education plans (IEPs) and 504 plans for both parents and kids
  • Reproducible forms to help kids think about their strengths, challenges, goals, worries, and more
  • A section just for parents addressing common questions

The Survival Guide for Newly Qualified Child and Family Social Workers. Helen Donnellan & Gordon Jack, $38.95

So, you've passed your degree and have started your first job. But are you confident about translating the theory into practice? Are you prepared to juggle the workload of a busy social worker? Do you have a plan for your continuing professional development? This practical guide provides a wealth of suggestions to help you to hit the ground running in the early stages of your new career.

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Surviving Girlhood: Building Positive Relationships, Attitudes and Self-Esteem to Prevent Teenage Girl Bullying. Nikki Giant & Rachel Beddoe, $34.95

Teenage girls can be mean. Often stemming from poor self-awareness, self-esteem and lack of relationship skills, complex friendship dynamics can be difficult to unravel and bullying can be hard to resolve. SURVIVING GIRLHOOD provides a unique resource for preventing girl bullying by addressing the root causes and helping girls to be strong, positive individuals. Part 1 covers the facts on girl bullying, how to understand it, and the particular complexity of girls. Part 2 includes over 60 tried-and-tested activities that will help girls understand their needs, values, beliefs and influences as drivers for their behaviour. Through five key themes, from 'Being Me' to 'Conflict Resolution', they will also build self-awareness, self-esteem, and strong relationship skills.

This photocopiable resource will be an invaluable tool for teachers, youth workers, counsellors, youth offending teams, behavioural specialists and all those working with girls aged 11-16.


Talk with Teens about What Matters to Them: Ready-to-Use Discussions on Stress, Identity, Feelings, Relationships, Family, and the Future. Jean Sunde Peterson, $43.99

From test scores to bullying to family relationships, teens have a lot on their minds. When wrestling with questions and concerns, all young people can benefit from a safe, supportive place to "just talk" with caring peers and an attentive adult about the issues that really matter to them. TALK WITH TEENS ABOUT WHAT MATTERS TO THEM gives you the resources you need to create that place through guided small-group discussions. These discussions provide teens with opportunities for articulating their feelings, building self-esteem, affirming themselves, and more. The discussion sessions in this book:

  • support teens' social and emotional development
  • help teens feel more in control of their lives
  • help build self-esteem and self-awareness in teens
  • focus on topics important to teens, encompassing areas such as stress, identity, feelings, relationships, family, and the future
  • give teens practice in problem solving and goal setting

Each discussion session is clear, self-contained, and step-by-step, and many sessions include reproducible handouts. Introductory and background materials offer practical tips and guidance, allowing even less-experienced group leaders to feel prepared and confident in their role. The included CD-ROM features all of the reproducible handouts from the book.


The Teacher’s Concise Guide to Functional Behavioral Assessment. Raymond Waller, $28.95

Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) is a highly effective, student-centered approach to improving challenging behavior. The method helps educators figure out why students act the way they do and then make the appropriate environmental or instructional adjustments.

Ideal for general and special educators new to FBAs, this concise, accessible guidebook offers a practical overview of how to use classroom and behavioral assessment data to make the learning environment enjoyable for all—including the teacher.

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Teaching Social Skills to Youth: a Step-by-Step Guide to 182 Basic to Complex Skills Plus Helpful Teaching Techniques. Tom Dowd, & Jeff Tierney, $41.95

New updates to the second edition of this classic guide to the teaching of social skills include:

  • CD-ROM that helps readers search for social skills by title, category, or problem behavior and allows you to print copies of social skill steps for display.
  • New information on how to help youth generalize the use of individual skills to varied social situations
  • An index that cross-references the 182 skills to the Six Pillars of Character - respect, responsibility, trustworthiness, fairness, caring, and citizenship.
  • References to and information from the latest research findings.

Teaching Social Skills to Youth is an ideal resource for the classroom, in counseling or therapy, and in job training programs.


Teaching Social Skills to Youth with Mental Health Disorders. Jennifer Resetar, Tara Snyder, Michael Sterba, $35.95

Incorporating social skills into treatment planning for 109 emotional, behavioral and social disorders, this is a practical guide for therapists, psychologists and educators striving to improve the lives of troubled youth.


Teaching Urban Learners: Culturally Responsive Strategies for Developing Academic and Behavioral Competence. Gwendolyn Cartledge & Ya-yu Lo, $32.95

This valuable resource is recommended for K-5 classroom teachers, special educators, and counseling staff. The book’s 11 chapters detail important strategies, such as providing effective academic interventions; teaching with high expectations; keeping students academically engaged in meaningful learning activities with monitored feedback; providing effective school-wide behavioral interventions; and establishing positive relationships with families. The authors provide case examples and step-by-step instructions to help educators apply the strategies presented.

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Teambuilding with Teens: Activities for Leadership, Decision Making, & Group Success (Book & CD-ROM). Mariam MacGregor, $51.99

Leadership isn’t just for a chosen few. All teens can practice the skills and attitudes leaders use. The 36 hands-on activities in this book make learning about leadership meaningful and fun while building character. Kids are called on to recognize each other’s strengths, become better listeners, communicate clearly, identify their values, build trust, set goals, and more. Each activity takes 20–45 minutes, so adults have a lot of flexibility in deciding when and how to use them. This book can be used as a supplement to the author’s Building Everyday Leadership in All Teens or on its own. The included CD-ROM (for Macintosh and Windows) features all of the reproducible forms from the book.


Teen Conflict Management Skills Workbook: Facilitator Reproducible Self-Assessments, Exercises & Educational Handouts. John Liptak & Ester Leutenberg, $68.95

Conflict is a basic fact of life. As children, teens and adults we all experience conflict in our lives. Because conflicts are disagreements resulting from people or groups having differences in attitudes, beliefs, values or needs, conflict is inevitable. People experience differences in any type of relationship. That conflict exists is not a bad situation, as long as the conflict is managed effectively by resolving them in a calm, respectful way that will lead to growth and maturity. THE TEEN CONFLICT MANAGEMENT SKILLS WORKBOOK contains five separate sections that correlate with the Teen Conflict Model tool presented in the book. Participants will learn new skills and the importance of preventing, managing and resolving conflicts. Included are the following reproducible pages: assessment instruments, activity handouts, role plays, quotations, reflective questions for journaling, and educational handouts.


Thinking, Feeling, Behaving: an Emotional Education Curriculum for Children Grades 1-6. Ann Vernon, $66.95

Thinking, Feeling, Behaving: an Emotional Education Curriculum for Children Grades 7-12. Ann Vernon, $66.95

Essential resources for helping students learn to overcome irrational beliefs, negative feelings, and the negative consequences that may result. These 2006 revised editions are packed with creative and easy-to-do activities. The activities include games, stories, role plays, writing, drawing, and brainstorming. Each activity is identified by grade level and categorized into one of five important topic areas: Self-Acceptance; Feelings; Beliefs and Behavior; Problem Solving and Decision Making; and Interpersonal Relationships.

Thinking, Feeling, Behaving is an emotional education curriculum based on the principles of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy. The books are designed to be used in classroom or small group therapeutic settings.

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Training Peer Helpers: Coaching Youth to Communicate, Solve Problems and Make Decisions. Barbara Varenhorst, $39.95

When young people struggle with problems, to whom do they turn for help? Most often, it’s their friends. Training Peer Helpers provides 15 sessions an adult can use to train students in the skills necessary to more effectively help their peers. Through discussion and fun, engaging activities, students will learn the basic but crucial skills necessary for building healthy relationships, including the following:

  • Communication: asking questions and listening for content and feelings
  • Assertiveness: expressing rights and desires, dealing with peer pressure, and managing sensitive issues
  • Confidentiality: honoring what others share and deciding when safety concerns override it
  • Decision making: weighing information and evaluating choices
  • Conflict mediation: dealing with disagreements and reaching peaceful solutions

This resource incorporates the 40 Developmental Assets — the essential building blocks of healthy development that young people need to succeed — and helps young people make a powerful difference in the lives of their peers. Includes a CD-ROM of handouts from the book.


Transition of Secondary Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders: Current Approaches for Positive Outcomes, 2nd Edition. Edited by Douglas Cheney, $41.50

This newly revised and expanded edition focuses on successful practices, models, programs, and recommendations for working with adolescents who have emotional or behavioral disorders. Dr. Cheney is joined by 31 recognized contributing authors to provide answers to the hard questions of how to improve the educational, vocational, and community outcomes of youth with EBD.


What If? In a Jar® Questions and Dilemmas to Get Kids Thinking about Choices. Free Spirit Publishing, $14.99 (ages 8 & up)

Help kids hone their decision-making skills and practice making good choices with 101 thought-provoking cards. Use this resource to spark conversation and reflection in classrooms, advisory groups, after-school programs, teams, and youth groups.


What is a Thought? A Thought is a Lot! Amy Kahofer & Jack Pranksy, $30.95 Grades K-5

This poetic and engaging book introduces children to the amazing, creative power within us all: thought. It is not a book about changing thoughts or changing behaviors, but rather a story to help children (and adults!) see how their own thinking creates their lives, moment to moment, day to day.

Wonderfully illustrated, this children's book not only introduces young readers to the concept of thought but also the amazing power of their own thoughts. Authors Amy Kahofer and noted prevention specialist Jack Pransky tell a simple yet profound message: that our thinking creates our feelings and behavior, and when our minds are calm we have access to natural wisdom and healthy feelings.

Lesson plans and activities on the enclosed CD-ROM transform a story into a teaching tool that can be used with regular and special education students alike to explore social thinking concepts such as perspective taking, abstract language, empathy and human relatedness.

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Working Together: Building Children's Social Skills through Folktales, 2nd Edition. Gwendolyn Cartledge & James Kleefeld, $52.95 (Grades 3-6)

This new training program features a collection of 31 captivating folktales for teaching social skills to elementary students. It emphasizes written language (reading and writing), expressive language (role playing), and receptive language (storytelling). The lessons and activities are divided into five units:

  • Making Conversation and Expressing Feelings
  • Cooperating with Peers
  • Playing with Peers
  • Responding to Conflict and Aggression
  • Performing in the Classroom

Appendices provide 64 reproducible blackline masters, posters listing the skill steps for each skill, a parent letter for each unit, and self-assessment forms that students can use to rate their own progress. A CD is included with printable PDFs of the stories, reproducible student handouts, and program forms.


Yes I CanKid Talk. Gary Yorke, $24.95 (ages 6 to adult, 2-6 players)

Yes I Can — Kid Talk is a fun way to have a conversation and build social skills. It is suitable for families, classrooms, counselors, and therapists.


Yes I Can Teen Talk. Gary Yorke, $24.95 (ages 13 to adult, 2-6 players)

Many teens have difficulty initiating and sustaining conversations. Yes I Can — Teen Talk is a fun way to build conversation skills and to get to know family, schoolmates, and friends. Suitable for families, classrooms, counselors, and therapists.

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Complete Booklist

Accent on Essential Life Skills: a Resource Book of ‘How To’ Skills for Mind, Body and Spirit. Otto Schmidt, $35.00

Activities for Teaching Social Skills, Self Management & Respectful Living, Grades 3-8. Susanna Palomares & Dianne Schilling, $27.50

Animal Related Guidance: Teaching Social Skills Using Pets or Puppets, Grades 2-5. Patty Stang-Erickson & Val Rae Boe, $28.95

Anxiety and Depression in the Classroom: a Teacher's Guide to Fostering Self-Regulation in Young Students. Nadja Reilly, $24.99

Be the Jellyfish Training Manual: Supporting Children's Social and Emotional Wellbeing. Lucy Cree & Sarah Brogden, $49.95

Bears, Bears Everywhere! Supporting Children's Emotional Health in the Classroom. Lesley Koplow, $21.95

Being Me (and Loving It): Stories and Activities to Help Build Self-esteem, Confidence, Positive Body Image and Resilience in Children. Naomi Richards & Julia Hague, $33.95

Believing You Can is the First Step to Achieving: a CBT and Attribution Retraining Programme to Improve Self-Belief in Students Ages 8-12. Alicia Chodkiewicz & Christopher Boyle, $49.95

Brain Boosters for Groups In a Jar®. Susan Ragsdale & Ann Saylor, $16.99 (ages 12 & up)

Building Everyday Leadership in All Kids: an Elementary Curriculum to Promote Attitude and Actions for Respect and Success. Mariam MacGregor, $42.99

Building Everyday Leadership in All Teens: Promoting Attitudes and Actions for Respect and Success, Revised Edition. Mariam MacGregor, $57.99 Everyday Leadership: Attitudes and Actions for Respect and Success, Guidebook for Teens. Mariam MacGregor, $14.99

Character Under Construction: Character Building Activities & Reproducibles for Grades K-6. Donna Forrest, $29.95

Children and Stress: a Handbook for Parents, Teachers and Therapists. Marty Loy, $55.50

Circle Time for Emotional Literacy. Sue Roffey, $43.50

Circle Time Sessions for Relaxation and Imagination. Tony Pryce, $34.95

Classroom Guidance Activities: a Sourcebook for Elementary School Counselors. Joe Wittmer et al, $29.95

Coming to School Is Really Cool. Sandy Ragona, $28.95

Conflict Resolution from the Inside Out: Helping Teens Manage Conflict in the Real World. Rebecca Carman, $42.95

Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School: 48 Character-Building Lessons to Foster Respect and Prevent Bullying. Naomi Drew, with Christa Tinari, $57.99

Creative Coping Skills for Children: Emotional Support through Arts and Crafts Activities. Bonnie Thomas, $33.95
Also available: More Creative Coping Skills for Children: Activities, Games, Stories, and Handouts to Help Children Self-Regulate. Bonnie Thomas, $35.95

The Embodied Teen: a Somatic Curriculum for Teaching Body-Mind Awareness, Kinesthetic Intelligence, and Social and Emotional Skills. Susan Bauer, $33.95

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Enhancing Academic Motivation: an Intervention Program for Young Adolescents. Norman Brier, $28.50

Essential Proteen: a Life Skills Program for Helping Teens Succeed. Mia Sharon Adler, Facilitator's Manual $24.95; Student Journal $14.95

Everyone's Talking: Stories to Engage Middle Schoolers in Social Conversation, Grades 6-9. Cindi Dodd, $29.95

Evidence-Based Insights and Activities for Teaching Kids Impulse Control. Tonia Caselman, $49.95 (Grades 3-8)

First Steps to Social Success: Teaching Children Critical Social Skills, Grades K-6. Diane Senn, $57.95

Focusing and Calming Games for Children: Mindfulness Strategies and Activities to Help Children to Relax, Concentrate and Take Control. Deborah Plummer, Illustrated by Jane Serrurier, $28.95

Getting Along: Social-Skills Activities for Middle and High School Students. Dianne Schilling, $27.50

Girls' Clubs Rock! Dara Schwartz & Katrina Kenny, $21.95 (Grades 6-12)

Girls Unlimited Curriculum: Six Life-Changing Lessons for Middle School Girls. Karin Kasdin, $36.95

Great Group Games on the Go: 50 Favorite Team Builders. Susan Ragsdale & Ann Saylor, $15.95

Group Exercises for Enhancing Social Skills & Self Esteem. SiriNam Khalsa, $31.95

Guided Imagery with Children: Successful Techniques to Improve School Performance and Self-Esteem. Sarah Berkovits, $32.95

Handbook of Social and Emotional Learning: Research and Practice. Edited by Joseph Durlak, et al, $71.50

Healthy Mindsets for Super Kids: a Resilience Programme for Children Ages 7-14. Stephanie Azri , Illustrated by Sid Azri, $39.95

Helping Adolescents and Adults to Build Self-Esteem: a Photocopiable Resource Book, 2nd Edition. Deborah Plummer, $43.95

Helping Children to Improve their Communication Skills: Therapeutic Activities for Teachers, Parents and Therapists. Deborah Plummer, $39.95

Helping Students Overcome Social Anxiety: Skills for Academic and Social Success (SASS). Carrie Masia Warner, Daniela Colognori & Chelsea Lynch, $46.95

Helping Teens Reach Their Dreams: Activities for Developing the Social-Emotional Skills of School and Life Success. Dianne Schilling & Susanna Palomares, $29.95

Helping Young People to Beat Stress: a Practical Guide. Sarah McNamara, $44.95

How to Help Children and Young People with Complex Behavioural Difficulties. Ted Cole & Barbara Knowles, $33.95

I Can Problem Solve: Kindergarten. Myrna Shure, $63.50; Primary Grades, $63.50; Intermediate Grades, $63.50

The "I Series" by M-C Bailey-McKenna
Instead I... Helping Students Survive and Thrive at School. M-C Bailey-McKenna, illustrated with Elizabeth Bailey, $16.95
What if I... for Calming Worry to Survive and Thrive at School. M-C Bailey-McKenna, illustrated with Elizabeth Bailey, $16.95
So Then I... Recess Strategies to Survive and Thrive at School. M-C Bailey-McKenna, illustrated with Elizabeth Bailey, $16.95
Why Can't I... Beating the Blues to Survive and Thrive at School. M-C Bailey-McKenna, illustrated with Elizabeth Bailey, $16.95

Improving Behaviour Management In Your School: Creating Calm Spaces for Pupils to Learn and Flourish. Tim Dansie, $62.90

In Control: a Skill-Building Program for Teaching Young Adolescents to Manage Anger. Millicent Kellner, $34.95

Interventions for Disruptive Behaviors: Reducing Problem Solving Skills. Gregory Fabiano, $48.50

i-Safe Internet Life Skills Activities, Grades 9 to 12. $35.95

The Kid’s Guide to Becoming the Best You Can Be! Jill Frankel Hauser, $14.50 (ages 8 - 13)

Large Group Guidance Activities: a K–12 Sourcebook, 2nd Edition. Joe Wittmen & Diane Thompson, $32.50

The Leader in Me: How Schools and Parents Around the World are Inspiring Greatness, One Child at a Time. Stephen Covey, $28.99

Learning to Breathe: a Mindfulness Curriculum for Adolescents to Cultivate Emotion Regulation, Attention, and Performance. Patricia Broderick, $99.95

Let's Make Friends Card Game. Max Nass & Marcia Nass, $26.50 (Grades K-6)

Let's Talk Relationships: Activities for Exploring Love, Sex, Friendship and Family with Young People. Vanessa Rogers, $31.95

LGBTQ Youth: an Educator's Guide. Vincent Pompei, $13.95 (Laminated Reference Guide)

Life Lessons for Young Adolescents. Fred Schrumpf et al, $37.95

Life Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs Grades 6-12, 2nd Edition. Darlene Mannix, $39.95

Life Skills Activities for Special Children. Darlene Mannix, $39.95

A Little Book of Alcohol: Activities to Explore Alcohol Issues with Young People, 2nd Edition. Vanessa Rogers, $20.95

A Little Book of Drugs: Activities to Explore Drug Issues with Young People, 2nd Edition. Vanessa Rogers, $20.95

A Little Book of Tobacco: Activities to Explore Smoking Issues with Young People. Vanessa Rogers, $20.95

The Me I See: Learning through Writing and Reflection, 2nd Edition. Wood 'N' Barnes Collective, $45.50

Moment to Moment: a Positive Approach to Managing Classroom Behavior. Joey Mandel, $24.95

Next Steps to Social Success: Teaching Children More Advanced Skills to Help Them Deal with Social Challenges, Grades K-6. Diane Senn & Kathy McElvenny, $57.95

101 Ready-to-Use Drug Prevention Activities, Grades 2-6. $49.95

Operation: Breaking the Girl Code. Dr. Poppy Moon & Cathy Woodridge, $35.95 (Grades 3-5)

Nurturing Emotional Resilience in Vulnerable Children and Young People: a Practical Guide. Juliette Ttofa, $62.90

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Philosophy for Teens: Questioning Life’s Big Ideas. Sharon Kaye & Paul Thompson, $25.95 (Grades 7–12)

Positive Life Changes: a Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Adolescents and Young Adults, Leader’s Guide. Nancy G. Guerra, $29.95
         Who Am I and Where Am I Going? (Positive Life Changes: Workbook 1) $25.95
         How Do I Get Along with Others? (Positive Life Changes: Workbook 2) $24.50
         How Do I Solve Problems and Make Good Decisions? (Positive Life Changes: Workbook 3) $25.95

Positive Strategies for Students with Behavior Problems. Daniel Crimmins, Anne Farrell, Philip Smith & Alison Bailey, $45.50

Practical Ideas That Really Work for Students with Disruptive, Defiant, or Difficult Behaviors; Preschool - Grade 4. Kathleen McConnell et al, $66.50 – Grades 5-12, $63.95

Ready-to-Use Social Skills Lessons & Activities for Grades PreK-K. Ruth Begun, $39.95

Ready-to-Use Social Skills Lessons & Activities for Grades 1-3. Ruth Begun, $39.99

Ready-to-Use Social Skills Lessons & Activities for Grades 4-6. Ruth Begun (ed), $39.99

Ready-to-Use Social Skills Lessons & Activities for Grades 7-12. Ruth Begun (ed), $39.99

The Real Deal Series:
  • Adolescence. Barbara Sheen $9.99
  • Alcohol. Rachel Lynette $8.95
  • Bullying. Joanne Mattern $9.99
  • Divorce. Joanne Mattern $9.99
  • Drugs. Rachel Lynette $9.99
  • Eating Right. Barbara Sheen $8.95
  • Keeping Fit. Barbara Sheen $8.95
  • Illness. Terri DeGezelle $9.99
  • Moving. Terri DeGezelle $9.99
  • Tobacco. Rachel Lynette $9.99

Really, I’m Not the Only One? Understanding and Coping with Chemical Dependency in the Family. Traci Bindas, $12.95 (Grades 3-8)

Resilience Builder Program for Children and Adolescents: Enhancing Social Competence and Self-Regulation. Mary Karapetian Alvord, Bonnie Zucker & Judy Johnson Grados, $65.95

School Discipline and Self-Discipline: a Practical Guide to Promoting Prosocial Student Behavior. George Bear, $38.95

Sex Ed for Caring Schools: Creating an Ethics-Based Curriculum. Sharon Lamb, $31.50

The Shyness Workbook for Teens. B. Carducci & T. Fields, $19.50

Skillstreaming the Adolescent: a Guide for Teaching Prosocial Skills, 3rd Edition. Ellen McGinnis, et al, $71.95

Skillstreaming Children and Youth with High-Functioning Autism: a Guide for Teaching Pro-Social Skills. Ellen McGinnis & Richard Simpson, $71.95

Skillstreaming in Early Childhood: a Guide for Teaching Prosocial Skills, 3rd Edition. Ellen McGinnis, et al, $67.95

Skillstreaming the Elementary School Child: a Guide for Teaching Prosocial Skills, 3rd Edition. Ellen McGinnis, et al, $67.95

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Skills for Living: Group Counseling Activities for Elementary Students. R. Morganett, $37.50; Adolescents, $37.50

Social Decision Making/Social Problem Solving: a Curriculum for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning, Grades K-1. Linda Bruenne Butler, et al, $50.95

Social Skill Strategies: a Curriculum for Adolescents. Nancy Gajewski & Patty Mayo Book A-Introductory & General Skills/Book B-Peer Interaction, Management & Emotional Expression Skills, $84.95 / 2 book set

Social Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs, Grades 6-12, 2nd Edition. Darlene Mannix, $35.95

Social Skills Activities for Special Children, Grades K-5, 2nd Edition. Darlene Mannix, $39.95

Someone Really Oughta Tell You: Life Strategies for Young Adults and Life Renovators. Di Gibson, $29.95

Spotlight On Life Skills: 170 Middle School Lessons for a School-Wide Character Development Program. Lois Rothberg, $34.95 (Grades 6-8)

Stress Management for Adolescents: a Cognitive-Behavioral Program (includes Scanning Relaxation CD). Diane de Anda, $38.50; Student Manual, $17.50

The Struggle to Be Strong: True Stories by Teens about Overcoming Tough Times. Al Desetta & Sybil Wolin, $21.99; A Leader’s Guide to the Struggle to Be Strong: How to Foster Resilience in Teens. Sybil Wolin, Al Desetta & Keith Hefner, $27.95

Supporting Behavior for School Success: a Step-by Step Guide to Key Strategies. Kathleen Lynne Lane, Holly Mariah Menzies, Robin Parks Ennis, and Wendy Peia Oakes, et al, $48.50

The Survival Guide for Kids in Special Education (And Their Parents): Understanding What Special Ed Is & How It Can Help You. Wendy Moss & Denise Campbell, $21.99

The Survival Guide for Newly Qualified Child and Family Social Workers. Helen Donnellan & Gordon Jack, $38.95

Surviving Girlhood: Building Positive Relationships, Attitudes and Self-Esteem to Prevent Teenage Girl Bullying. Nikki Giant & Rachel Beddoe, $34.95

Talk with Teens about What Matters to Them: Ready-to-Use Discussions on Stress, Identity, Feelings, Relationships, Family, and the Future. Jean Sunde Peterson, $43.99

The Teacher’s Concise Guide to Functional Behavioral Assessment. Raymond Waller, $28.95

Teaching Social Skills to Youth: a Step-by-Step Guide to 182 Basic to Complex Skills Plus Helpful Teaching Techniques. Tom Dowd, & Jeff Tierney, $41.95

Teaching Social Skills to Youth with Mental Health Disorders. Jennifer Resetar, Tara Snyder, Michael Sterba, $35.95

Teaching Urban Learners: Culturally Responsive Strategies for Developing Academic and Behavioral Competence. Gwendolyn Cartledge & Ya-yu Lo, $32.95

Teambuilding with Teens: Activities for Leadership, Decision Making, & Group Success (Book & CD-ROM). Mariam MacGregor, $51.99

Teen Conflict Management Skills Workbook: Facilitator Reproducible Self-Assessments, Exercises & Educational Handouts. John Liptak & Ester Leutenberg, $68.95

Thinking, Feeling, Behaving: an Emotional Education Curriculum for Children Grades 1-6. Ann Vernon, $66.95

Thinking, Feeling, Behaving: an Emotional Education Curriculum for Children Grades 7-12. Ann Vernon, $66.95

The Tough Kid Social Skills Book. Susan Sheridan, $39.50

Training Peer Helpers: Coaching Youth to Communicate, Solve Problems and Make Decisions. Barbara Varenhorst, $39.95

Transition of Secondary Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders: Current Approaches for Positive Outcomes, 2nd Edition. Edited by Douglas Cheney, $41.50

Understanding & Counseling the Misbehaving Student. John Taylor, $24.95

What If? In a Jar® Questions and Dilemmas to Get Kids Thinking about Choices. Free Spirit Publishing, $14.99 (ages 8 & up)

What is a Thought? A Thought is a Lot! Amy Kahofer & Jack Pranksy, $30.95 Grades K-5

Working Together: Building Children's Social Skills through Folktales, 2nd Edition. Gwendolyn Cartledge & James Kleefeld, $52.95 (Grades 3-6)

Working with Young Men: Activities for Exploring Personal, Social and Emotional Issues. Vanessa Rogers, $31.95

Yes I Can — Kid Talk. Gary Yorke, $24.95 (ages 6 to adult, 2-6 players)

Yes I Can — Teen Talk. Gary Yorke, $24.95 (ages 13 to adult, 2-6 players)

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For related resources, please see our booklists on Child & Adolescent Therapy; Group Work with Children and Youth; Eating Disorders; Children & Youth in Care and Anger & Stress Management.

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