© 2018 – Routledge
112 pages | 17 B/W Illus.
Nurturing Emotional Resilience in Vulnerable Children and Young People is a guidebook that provides a framework and practical strategies to support children’s emotional resilience at a whole-school and more targeted level. Underpinned by research into the concept of resilience, the book centers around the ‘Resiliency Rainbow Toolkit’; a ready-to-use theoretical model that draws upon a range of ideas and approaches that act as a resiliency building programme.
This practical and interactive programme can be used by educators and counsellors alike and offers creative and engaging ideas for building emotional resilience in children. Each section of the toolkit provides learning objectives, facilitator notes, discussion questions and student activities and is designed to:
The programme is a strengths-based psychological intervention that draws upon ideas and approaches from Attachment Theory, Educational Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Mindfulness.
This guidebook can be used alongside seven fully illustrated storybooks that each focus on a different aspect of emotional resilience. It outlines ways to use these beautifully told and visually appealing stories to nurture emotional resilience with children, and discusses some of the key metaphors in the main story How Monsters Wish to Feel. The guidebook and storybooks will be invaluable tools for anyone working to build emotional resilience with children and young people.
Storybooks that accompany this guide are:
The guidebook can be purchased in a set alongside the seven storybooks (ISBN: 9781138556454). The seven storybooks can also be purchased as a set (ISBN: 9781138556478).
Part One 1. Emotional Well-Being and Resilience- Definitions 2. Resilience Research 3. Creating a Resilient School Part Two 4. Using Stories to Nurture Emotional Resilience 5. The Resiliency Rainbow Toolkit Appendices: Assessment, Consultation and Planning for Resilience
This series includes the guidebook Nurturing Emotional Resilience in Vulnerable Children and Young People alongside seven therapeutic storybooks, including How Monsters Wish to Feel. The guidebook outlines ways to use these beautifully told and visually appealing stories to nurture emotional resilience with children. This series of guidebook and storybooks will be invaluable tools for anyone working to build emotional resilience with children and young people.