A Volcano in My Tummy: Helping Children to Handle Anger

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A Volcano in My Tummy: Helping Children to Handle Anger presents a clear and effective approach to helping children and adults alike understand and deal constructively with children's anger. Using easy to understand yet rarely taught skills for anger management, including how to teach communication of emotions, A Volcano in My Tummy offers engaging, well-organized activities which help to overcome the fear of children's anger which many adult care-givers experience. By carefully distinguishing between anger the ...
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Overview


A Volcano in My Tummy: Helping Children to Handle Anger presents a clear and effective approach to helping children and adults alike understand and deal constructively with children's anger. Using easy to understand yet rarely taught skills for anger management, including how to teach communication of emotions, A Volcano in My Tummy offers engaging, well-organized activities which help to overcome the fear of children's anger which many adult care-givers experience. By carefully distinguishing between anger the feeling, and violence the behavior, this accessible little book, primarily created for ages 6 to thirteen, helps to create an awareness of anger, enabling children to relate creatively and harmoniously at critical stages in their development.

Through activities, stories, articles, and games designed to allow a multi-subject, developmental approach to the topic at home and in school, A Volcano in My Tummy gives us the tools we need to put aside our problems with this all-too-often destructive emotion, and to have fun while we're at it.

Elaine Whitehouse is a teacher, family court and private psychotherapist, mother of two and leader of parenting skills workshops for eight years. Warwick Pudney is a teacher and counsellor with ten years experience facilitating anger management, abuser therapy and men's change groups, as well as being a father of three. Both regularly conduct workshops.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780865713499
  • Publisher: New Society Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/1/1998
  • Pages: 80
  • Sales rank: 151,772
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2009

    LOVE IT!

    When I knew I was going to start an anger management and coping group for young kids, I was nervous as all get out. This book is great. It is 100% practical and the worksheets are such great visualizations that the kids can keep in their mind. I teach ALL my clients who experience anger issues about the anger rules and the anger volcano inside you - even adults.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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