Whole Person Associates

Teens – Out-of-the-Box Coping Skills Workbook and Card Deck

$114.95 inc GST $104.50 ex GST

As teens mature, their sources of stress can grow too. The activities in Teens – Out-of-the-Box Coping Skills tap into the fun and energetic creativity of teens to teach them new coping skills for teens to deal with stress, change, and the many obstacles they face as they grow into responsible and caring adults.

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SKU: 9781570253256 - 44 Category: Ages: 13-18 Author: Ester R.A. Leutenberg & Carol Butler, MS Ed, RN, C Illustrator: Amy L. Brodsky, LISW-S Publisher: Whole Person Associates Page count: 116 ISBN: 9781570253256

Product overview

Coping Skills for Teens

Why is this book is entitled “Teens ~ Out-of-the-Box Coping Skills”?

At the start of every session, a teen takes an item from a brightly decorated box to introduce an activity. Every activity involves actions that encourage the skill of thinking outside-of-the-box.

Participants will be encouraged to reflect, ask questions, give opinions and receive feedback; draw, write, act, play games; be a leader or a team member; create posters, bumper stickers or tee shirt slogans; and participate in many other creative activities.

The seven chapters include:
  • De-Stress
  • Build Emotional Empowerment
  • Develop Healthy Habits
  • Manage Social Media
  • Stand Up for Self and Others
  • Overcome Obstacles
  • Advance Beyond Coping – Thrive
Teens – Out of the Box Coping Skills Card Deck
Use the open-ended questions with groups or individuals to kick-start a session. Each question corresponds to a specific page in the book.
Sample Questions:
Three steps to handle stress are to feel, deal and heal. Share how you felt, dealt with and healed from a difficult situation.
What is the most heartwarming news clip you have ever seen?
Who has touched your life in a positive way? How has knowing this person helped you?