Life Changes: Managing Parents' and Children's Emotions

A Proven Programme Based on Mutual Respect Designed for Local Community Initiatives

By Wendy Goddard

Containing full and adaptable session plans, facilitator's notes, handouts, and extension exercises, this evaluated training manual emphasizes the nurturing of relationships between parents and children, as well as developing respectful relationships between social facilitators and parents. Tried and tested with many different parents, including those in life's most difficult circumstances, this easy-to-follow book will help facilitators guide parents with children of any age - plus care givers, grandparents, foster parents, and parents-to-be - through a variety of exercises to understand their anger and depression; become more able to cope with changes; and become more confident, resilient, and positive about life. Counselors, nurses, teachers, youth workers, social workers, etc. will find that this book delivers training materials for individuals or small group needs, and it is accessible for use by agencies with restricted time and budgets. The book's sessions include: the beginnings for change . the experience of loss . the legacy of anger . practical suggestions for change . moving on . endings and beginnings.

144 pages

Publication Date: 7/21/2009
Format: Spiral/Wiro/Comb
ISBN: 9781905541508