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Game Time: Games to Promote Social and Emotional Resilience for Children aged 4 - 14

by Robyn Hromek Lucky Duck Publishing
Pub Date:
12/2004
ISBN:
9781412910729
Format:
Pbk 65 pages
Price:
AU$133.00 NZ$136.52
Product Status: In Stock Now
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These games will be invaluable for those working with small groups of young people who find it difficult to behave and co-operate with their peers.

They are progressive in terms of skill development and complexity and have a strong focus on early intervention (age range from 4 to 14). The games may be used sequentially over 6 to 8 sessions to practise a range of social and emotional skills; or in a one-off session to cover specific skills.

Socio-emotional development addressed includes:
- social and friendship skills
- anger management
- coping with teasing
- coping in the playground
- paying compliments

The eight games are presented on a CD for users to print their own colour copies. The disc contains the games board and all the necessary cards.

Introduction Play and Socio-Emotional Development The Importance of Play Therapeutic Games Social Intelligence Emotional Intelligence Emotional Resilience Emotional Coaches Emotional First-Aid The Life Space Interview Importance of Language Game Leaders Modelling Prosocial Skills Using Scripts Immediacy Discipline Awareness of Reading Skills Using Therapeutic Games The Classroom Targeted Groups Clinical Level The Games Getting Along - 'Little Friends, Roadrace, Friendly Island' (Pre-School - Year 3) Friendship Skills - 'Friendly Friends' (Years 1-8) Resilience Training - 'Tease' (Years 3-8) Anger Management - 'Think Again' (Years 1-8) Playground Issues - 'Playground' (Years 2-8) Paying Compliments, Group Cohesion - 'Give Me Strength' (Years 3-8) Meeting Challenges - 'Strong and Smart' (Years 3-8)

Robyn Hromek District Guidance Officer, New South Wales