Bounce Back: How to Be a Resilient Kid

Bounce Back: How to Be a Resilient Kid

by Wendy L. Moss PhD


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Think of a bouncing ball. When a bouncing ball hits the ground, it bounces back That's what resilience means?the ability to bounce back from tough times. Some people seem to just bounce back automatically But the truth is that resilience is not something you are simply born with?it can be learned Bounce Back will help you find your bounce using cool quizzes, lots of advice and practical strategies that build up resiliency skills you'll learn how to get to: get to know yourself better, understand your emotions, Coach yourself with self-talk, calm yourself when you are upset, deal with decisions disappointments and new challenges, handle situations that are under your control, negotiate, Compromise, and navigate social conflicts, cope with or adjust to serious sources of stress, ask for help and guidance, And much more! Being motivated to learn resiliency skills is a great first step toward acquiring them! This book will help you to be more resilient and keep on bouncing back!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433819223
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publication date: 08/10/2015
Series: Magination: Life Skills
Sales rank: 785,305
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

About the Author

Wendy L. Moss, PhD, ABPP, FAASP, has her doctorate in clinical psychology, is a licensed psychologist, and has a certification in school psychology. Dr. Moss has practiced in the field of psychology for over 30 years and has worked in hospital, residential, private practice, clinic, and school settings. She has the distinction of being recognized as a diplomate in school psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology for her advanced level of competence in the field of school psychology. Dr. Moss has been appointed as a fellow in the American Academy of School Psychology. In addition, she is the author of several books and articles including Being Me: A Kid's Guide to Boosting Confidence and Self-Esteem and Children Don't Come With an Instruction Manual: A Teacher's Guide to Problems That Affect Learners.

Table of Contents

1 What Is Resilience? 7

2 Getting to Know Yourself Better 11

3 Understanding Emotions 21

4 Using Self-Talk 33

5 Calming Yourself 43

6 Handling Decisions, Disappointments, and New Challenges 53

7 Having the Power of Change 63

8 Dealing With Social Conflicts 73

9 Coping With Unchangeable Situations 87

10 Building a Support Team 101

Conclusion: Don't Stop! Your Resiliency Journey Continues 109

About the Author 111

About Magination Press 112

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