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A number of books available aimed from pre-school through to secondary school level, including DVD’s and workshop kits.

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Bounce Back - Teacher

Bounce Back - Teacher's Handbook

The Handbook provides an overview of the research into the concept of resilience and the personal skills and environmental resources that help to protect young people from the negative effects of difficult times in their lives. [more]
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Bounce Back - Teacher

Bounce Back - Teacher's Resource Books Book 1 - Junior Primary

One of the principles underpinning the BOUNCE BACK! Classroom resiliency Program is that it is essential that the skills of resilience be taught as early as possible in a child's life. [more]
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Bounce Back - Teacher

Bounce Back - Teacher's Resource Books Book 2 – Middle Primary

This book contains curriculum materials and strategies that are suitable for students in Years 3 and 4 of primary schooling.  Many of the activities and ideas can be easily adapted for younger or older students. [more]
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Bounce Back - Teacher

Bounce Back - Teacher's Resource Books Book 3 – Upper Primary to Junior Secondary

This book contains curriculum materials and strategies that are suitable for students in the final two years of primary schooling and the first years of secondary schooling.  Some of the activities and ideas can be adapted for younger or older students. [more]
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Building Resiliency in Schools

Building Resiliency in Schools

Building Resiliency in Schools introduces the concept of resiliency and offers ideas on how it can be applied.  Resiliency is a concept that causes us, as educators, to stop and question what we have been doing, and whether we are effective. [more]
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Building Resiliency in Youth

Building Resiliency in Youth

Building Resiliency in Youth is written for people who work with youth. It includes a brief explanation of the concept of resiliency, an outline of the factors that help to build resiliency, and practical ways of nurturing resiliency behaviours. [more]
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Bullies Are a Pain in the Brain

Bullies Are a Pain in the Brain

Every child needs to know how to cope with bullies, and this easy to read book blends humour with serious, practical suggestions that will help kids understand, avoid and stand up to bullies while preserving their own self-esteem. Lots of great illustrations. [more]
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Circle Time for Emotional Literacy

Circle Time for Emotional Literacy

Teachers starting out with Circle Time will find everything they need here to introduce Circle Time to their class. [more]
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Circle Time for Emotional Literacy

Circle Time for Emotional Literacy

Teachers starting out with Circle Time will find everything they need here to introduce Circle Time to their class. [more]
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Circle Time for Emotional Literacy

Circle Time for Emotional Literacy

Teachers starting out with Circle Time will find everything they need here to introduce Circle Time to their class. [more]
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Different Kids Same Classroom

Different Kids Same Classroom

This book suggests strategies for building a supportive classroom through fun activities, using cooperative learning strategies, tutors, building support teams. It includes a variety of units of work. [more]
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Discipline, Democracy, and Diversity - Working with students with behaviour difficulties

Discipline, Democracy, and Diversity - Working with students with behaviour difficulties

This book is written for beginning and experienced teachers who are developing an interest in working effectively with students who present with behaviour challenges.  It is also intended for resource teachers and special education advisers. [more]
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Discipline, Democracy, and Diversity - Working with students with behaviour difficulties

Discipline, Democracy, and Diversity - Working with students with behaviour difficulties

This book is written for beginning and experienced teachers who are developing an interest in working effectively with students who present with behaviour challenges.  It is also intended for resource teachers and special education advisers. [more]
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Eloise, Jerome and the Jitterbugs

Eloise, Jerome and the Jitterbugs

This is the second book written and illustrated by Bronte Evans Pollock and Nikki Evans about Eloise, a regular girl with a not so regular problem.  In this book, Eloise's cousin Jerome Simpson comes to stay while his parents are working in Antarctica. [more]
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Eloise’s Excellent Experiment

Eloise’s Excellent Experiment

This book is co-authored and co-illustrated by Nikki Evans, a Canterbury University academic at the School of Social Work and Human Services and her ten year old daughter. The book is from a child's perspective and is very much based on real experiences. [more]
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Friendly Kids, Friendly Classrooms

Friendly Kids, Friendly Classrooms

A social skills programme that introduces strategies to teach 21 skills that the authors believe are important for successful classroom and playground interactions. [more]
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Go Girls DVD

Go Girls DVD

GO GIRLS = Giving Our Girls Inspiration and Resources for Lasting Self-esteem Go girls was a course run by Rachel Lattimore from the Eating Awareness Team in Chch, it consisted of 9 dedicated and thoughtful year 12 & 13 students  from a variety of different . [more]
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Homemade Books to Help Kids Cope

Homemade Books to Help Kids Cope

This unique handbook outlines for parents and professionals ways to create personalised books for, and with, children about issues in their lives. [more]
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Josh’s Smiley Faces A story about Anger

Josh’s Smiley Faces A story about Anger

When Josh is angry, he throws his toys, breaks things and even hits his little brother. Mum says it's time for Josh to learn better ways to get his mad feelings out. [more]
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Kids Talk about Separation

Kids Talk about Separation

When your parents separate it can be a really tough time.  You have all sorts of feelings and worries and you might be confused about what's going to happen to your family. [more]
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