Finally -- a comprehensive, practical and user-friendly mindfulness resource written specifically for children and adolescents. Best-selling mindfulness author Debra Burdick has blended the latest research and best practices to create this straight-forward guide for improving self-awareness, self-regulation skills, mental health, and social connectedness in kids and teens. This expertly crafted resource features a collection of more than 150 proven tools and techniques, presented in a simple, step-by-step skill building format. Perfect for mental health practitioners, teachers and all in the helping professions. Tools for explaining mindfulness and neurobiology in kidsa languageActivities, games, and meditations that build basic through advanced mindfulness skillsStep-by-step instruction on teaching and practicing mindfulness, meditation and reflectionGuidance on choosing age appropriate skillsHow to apply mindfulness skills to specific childhood mental health disordersJournal prompts to help integrate learningGoal-setting charts for tracking progressDownloadable worksheets, exercises and reflectionsDo it again. How does it feel? Where do you feel it in your body? Does your breath feel warm, cold, smooth, soft, ... Where in your bodyayour heart, your head, stomach, neck, shoulders? ... Sit in the space between the breaths for a moment.
|Title||:||Mindfulness Skills for Kids & Teens|
|Author||:||Debra Burdick, LCSWR, BCN|
|Publisher||:||PESI Publishing & Media - 2014-09-01|