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

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

Frank Jacobelli, Lynn Ann Watson

ISBN: 978-0-470-74457-4

Sep 2009

222 pages

$31.99

Description

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
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.

"In short, a highly commendable book that I really enjoyed.”  (Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapy, 2012)

 

  • 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