This program provides a solid, yet flexible, foundation for intervention with adolescents. The strategies are presented in simple, step-by-step lessons, activities and reproducible worksheets. These strategies can be used for quick interventions with individual adolescents. They can also be used to create dozens of unique curricula, tailor-made to target specific problem areas for small groups or classrooms in middle and secondary schools.
As the term “self-regulation” suggests, this approach emphasizes teaching teens how to regulate their own emotions and behaviors. The author has split the self-regulation training process into three functional areas: physical, emotional, and cognitive. Using strategies based soundly upon evidence-based cognitive-behavioral psychology, this resource will help you move teens progressively through skill areas in each of these three areas.
This resource was designed to help professionals increase the long-term impact of their work with teens. Versatile and complimentary of most of the current social/emotional philosophies used with adolescents today, the strategies are creative, fresh, and engaging in a way to help bring about sustainable personal change, quickly.