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Helping My Child or Youth Deal with Stress



Recording dates: May 6, 2020 and June 22, 2021

Is your child or youth having a hard time handling their stress? This session for families will help you learn more about stress triggers, the effects on your child or teen, and ways you can help. Coping strategies and how to empower your child and youth are also discussed.

Presented by:

Related resources:

  • Presentation slides (pdf)
  • Name It To Tame It - Dr. Dan Seigel – YouTube video
  • (Stuart Ablon, collaborative problem-solving)
  • Anger thermometer activity and more
  • Feelings chart printouts
  • Break Cards - What are they and how to use them (pdf link)
  • Recommended books:
    • The Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workbook for Kids, By Laurence E. Shapiro, Robin K. Sprague
    • Bubble Riding A Relaxation Story, by Lori Lite
    • The Mindful Child, by Susan Kaiser Greenland
    • A Boy and a Bear The Children’s Relaxation Book, by Lori Lite
    • The Way I Feel (English) and Así Me Siento Yo (Spanish), by Janan Cain
    • The Way I Act, by Steven Metzger and illustrated by Janan Cain
    • The Mindfulness & Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety, by John P Forsyth, Georg H. Eifert
    • Stuff That Sucks: A Teen's Guide to Accepting What You Can't Change and Committing to What You Can by Ben Sedley
    • Conquer Negative Thinking for Teens: A Workbook to Break the Nine Thought Habits That Are Holding You Back by Mary Karapetian Alvord, Anne McGrath
    • The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens: Mindfulness Skills to Help You Deal with Stress by Gina Biegel
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