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Coping skills for kids workbook : over 75 coping strategies to help kids deal with stress, anxiety and anger / by Janine Halloran, MA, LMHC.

Halloran, Janine, (author.).
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Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library DA 155.418 HAL (Text) 78731000512858 Disability Awareness Checked out 11/26/2019

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  • ISBN: 9781683731221
  • ISBN: 1683731220
  • Physical Description: xi, 120 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: Eau Claire, WI : PESI Publishing & Media, [2018].

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A note to professionals working with kids -- A note to parents/guardians -- A note to kids -- Introduction -- Calming coping skills -- Deep breathing techniques -- Deep breathing with a pinwheel -- Deep breathing with bubbles -- Deep breathing with prompts -- Deep breathing with shapes -- Deep breathing with a stuffed animal -- Deep breathing with a feather -- Deep breathing using your hand -- Explosion breaths -- Hands to shoulders -- Hoberman sphere -- Volcano breaths -- Mindfulness meditation and yoga -- Focus on sounds -- Take a mindful walk -- Yoga -- Imagine your favorite place -- Have a mindful snack -- Grounding techniques -- 54321 grounding technique -- Grounding techniques - self-talk about the present -- Quick mental grounding techniques -- Quick physical grounding techniques -- Other calming techniques -- Progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) -- Positive self-talk -- Take a shower or bath -- Take a drink of water -- Counting -- Block out sounds with noise-cancelling headphones -- Take a break -- Homemade lava lamp -- Zen garden -- Calming jar -- Use your senses -- Trace a pattern -- Tea time or hot cocoa time -- Distraction coping skills -- Write a story -- Crossword/Sudoku/word find puzzles -- Bake or cook -- Volunteer or do community service -- Do a random act of kindness -- Read a good book -- Clean -- Play with a pet -- Play a board game -- Play video games -- Distraction by a screen -- Play with a friend -- Start a garden -- Creative thinking -- Make up your own game -- Plan a fun event for the future -- Start a new hobby or learn something new -- Laughter is the best medicine -- Your favorite things -- Sort or organize something -- Spend time in nature -- Go to a museum -- Physical coping skills -- Small physical movements -- Squeeze something -- Homemade stress balls -- Shred paper -- Bubble wrap -- Keep your hands busy -- Move different parts of your body -- Big physical movements -- Go for a walk -- Exercise -- Dance -- Punch a safe surface -- Play at the park -- Balance on BOSU® -- Obstacle course -- Swing -- Rhythm & music -- take a class/join a team -- Other physical ways to move & get energy out -- Processing coping skills -- Identifying thoughts and feelings -- Make a feelings book -- Intensity of feelings -- Feelings thermometer -- Feelings as colors -- Where do I feel things in my body -- Understanding my triggers -- 5 levels of stress -- Stress map -- Track my stress -- Create happiness keepers -- Expressing thoughts and feelings -- Journaling -- In a perfect world -- Expressing emotions using creative outlets -- Talking to someone you trust (Roses & Thorns) -- Create a playlist -- Write what's bothering you, rip it up & throw it away -- Comic strip of what happened/draw a different solution -- Write a letter to someone -- I wish -- I statements -- What I can control vs. what I can't control -- Worry box -- Draw what you wish happened -- One good thing -- Putting it all together -- My coping skills -- Skills to try -- Coping skills cue cards -- Resources -- Parenting books -- Books & resources for families and educators to help teach emotional regulation -- Books for kids about being worried, scared or anxious -- Books for kids about anger & frustration -- Sensory -- The importance of play -- Mindfulness and meditation resources -- Apps for mindfulness -- Websites -- Bibliography.
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Dealing with stress, anxiety and anger are imprtant skills to develop, but not all kids learn those strategies naturally. The Coping Skills for Kids Workbook can help teach children to calm down, balance their energy and emotions, and process challenging feelings. Author Janine Halloran, LMHC, shares over 75 innovative, fun and engaging activities developed from her experience in schools, outpatient mental health clinics, and as a mother.
Subject: Stress in children > Prevention.
Stress management for children.
Adjustment (Psychology) in children.

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