SmartHelp for Good 'n' Angry Kids: Teaching Children to Manage Anger

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SmartHelp for Good ‘n’ Angry Kids provides the reader with an innovative tool for determining a child’s individual learning strengths, and for pairing this information with specific, carefully crafted activities that teach the child about anger and its appropriate expression.

  • Provides innovative tools for identifying each child's individual learning strengths
  • Includes Personalized Learning – providing ...
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Overview

SmartHelp for Good ‘n’ Angry Kids provides the reader with an innovative tool for determining a child’s individual learning strengths, and for pairing this information with specific, carefully crafted activities that teach the child about anger and its appropriate expression.

  • Provides innovative tools for identifying each child's individual learning strengths
  • Includes Personalized Learning – providing primary, secondary and tertiary techniques to suit your child
  • A vital supplement to standard psychotherapeutic approaches such as play therapy, cognitive behavioural, family therapy and traditional anger management techniques
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"In short, a highly commendable book that I really enjoyed.” (Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapy, 2012)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470758021
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/23/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 222
  • Sales rank: 1,450,950
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 11.60 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Frank Jacobelli has worked as Clinical Coordinator for Enki Health and Research Systems in California, USA, for the past 15 years and, while there, has implemented a successful school-based mental health program in a rural school district with a high percentage of children at risk. He also provides instruction in Crisis Intervention at Western Nevada College, USA.

Lynn Ann Watson holds a lifetime teaching and special education credential with certificates in special day class, learning disabilities, and resource services. She was an active member of the Board of Directors for the International Inter-Agency Alliance for Children, which was instrumental in the passage and implementation of Public Law 99-457, which focused on more and better services for young special needs children and their families.

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Table of Contents

About the Authors.

Foreword.

Acknowledgments.

1 Introducing SmartHelp for Good ‘n’ Angry Kids.

2 Making Sense of Anger.

3 Major Theories about Anger: A Brief, Annotated Guide.

4 Character: Factory Installed or Add-On Equipment?

5 The Labeling of Children: When Anger Leads to Diagnosis.

6 Reaching and Teaching the Angry Child—And How to Stay Sane in the Process.

7 Learning Styles and Why They Matter.

8 Kaytlin, Thomas, Lena, and Manny: A Few of Our Angry Kids.

9 Before You Begin Workbook A Logical-Mathematical.

This Thing Called Anger.

Me in the Mirror.

Walt Learns to Wait.

Figuring Out Who I Am.

Crack the Cool Code.

Bonnie Can Balance.

Workbook B Bodily-Kinesthetic.

Snack-Food for Thought.

Frank Feels the Fire.

Counting to Calm.

Rockhound Rhonda.

Don’t Blow It.

Paul Hits the Wall.

Workbook C Intrapersonal.

Brenda in a Bag.

Ray on the Rise.

My Three Favorite Things.

Color You Calm.

When Gary Gets Going.

Ben Beats the Blahs.

Workbook D Interpersonal.

Sizzling Simon.

‘I,’ ‘I,’ Irene.

Hannah Asks for Help.

Mirroring Matthew.

Playing It Cool.

Chuck Checks It Out.

Workbook E Musical-Rhythmic.

Larry’s Lyrics to Live By.

Rappin’ Randy Raps It Out.

Bobby Keeps the Beat.

Sam’s Secret Saying.

Rockin’ Ricky.

Shake It Out Your Shoes.

Workbook F Visual-Spatial.

Mike’s Magic Bike.

What Bugs You?

Putting Feelings to Faces.

The Train that Could.

Vinnie on Video.

Picture This.

Workbook G Verbal-Linguistic.

‘All or Nothing’ Alex.

Have a Talk With Yourself.

Keep it Simple, Sam.

Sarah Says ‘I’m Sorry’.

What I Really Mean to Say.

Carla’s Cool Friend Connie.

Workbook H Naturalist.

Tip of the Iceberg.

Andrea’s Ant Hill.

Spencer in Space.

Vic, the Volcano.

Stella Sees Stars.

Felicia Finds the Forest.

Appendix I Survey, Scoring page, and Graph—Eight Strengths Survey.

Appendix II Answer Guide.

Bibliography.

Index.

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