The Resilience and Wellbeing Toolbox
A guide for educators and health professionals
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The Resilience and Wellbeing Toolbox is an inspiring book and a beacon for social emotional change in schools. Within these pages teachers and other professionals will find fantastic resources that they can easily implement in the classroom. By following this programme, teachers will see their students developing skills in persistence, problem solving and emotional regulation as well as independence, empathy, kindness, contribution and good will, whilst planting the essential seeds of resilience and wellbeing. Helpful suggestions offered in each chapter on how to bring wellbeing and resilience into the home can be shared with parents and families.
The lively and engaging resources in this book include:
- Practical, photocopiable guide sheets and worksheets, also available as eResources
- Adaptable role plays and activities
- Solid research-based strategies
- A flexible framework that can be creatively implemented in the classroom
This is a must-have handbook for anyone seeking to provide young people in their care with a strong foundation for better social, emotional and learning outcomes.
Resources can be downloaded at https://www.routledge.com/The-Resilience-and-Wellbeing-Toolbox-A-guide-for-educators-and-health/Nawana-Parker/p/book/9781138921177
Table of Contents
1. Gratitude, Perspective and Optimism 2. Knowing Your Values and Sticking To Them 3. Community and Connection: The importance of empathy and belonging in relationships 4. Problem solving 5. Keeping Calm 6. Embracing Mistakes Through Curiosity 7. Persistence and The Value of Hard Work 8. Setting Goals
Madhavi Nawana Parker is a behaviour consultant in private practice, based in Australia. She has previously published with Routledge What’s the Buzz? (2011) and What’s the Buzz? for Early Learners (2015) with Mark Le Messurier.
The Resilience and Wellbeing Toolbox is a fantastic resource which challenges us as parents/carers to think about how we can further support our children. It offers helpful strategies and worksheets on problem solving, compromise, stress management, goal setting and more.
Leanne Kutschbach, Parent
The Resilience and Wellbeing Toolbox is a wonderful assemblage of Madhavi’s ideas, strategies and learnings from many years of nourishing families and young people and their schools.
Jamie Holland, Dean of Student Welfare, Pembroke School, South Australia
‘The Resilience and Wellbeing Toolbox is an exceptionally valuable resource for educators looking for hands-on ideas to promote children’s social and emotional wellbeing’
Dr Sue Roffey FRSA, Associate Professor (adjunct) School of Education, Western Sydney University, Australia.