Socially Strong, Emotionally Secure

50 Activities to Promote Resilience in Young Children

Socially Strong, Emotionally Secure
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  Author: Nefertiti Bruce, Karen Cairone
ISBN: 978-87659-332-5
Publisher: Gryphon House
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Pages: 160,  © 2011
Item: 10398
Price: $16.95

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Now more than ever, adults must help children develop the skills necessary to navigate through life successfully. By focusing on building social and emotional strength, we increase children’s resilience and prepare them to handle the challenges in life. The strategies and activities in Socially Strong, Emotionally Secure help children become socially and emotionally healthy for life. Organized into five chapters, the activities support and build resilience in children ages 3 to 8.

Reviews

""I enjoyed this book because it is a topic I face everyday of school. The activities are so wonderful, my students enjoyed and actually ask to do them during the day."

"I set up a time everyday for the activities to was my students develop their skills. Creating such skills made my heart soar. Thanks to your great resource!"

"We used the activities to build community in our classroom. The climate of our classroom improved after using these lessons."
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Teacher Reviews

Nefertiti Bruce

Nefertiti Bruce, M.Ed. is an Early Childhood Specialist and trainer for the Devereux Early Childhood Initiative (DECI), and provides professional development and consultation to early childhood programs across the nation. Nefertiti is the co-author of Building Your Bounce: Simple Strategies for a Resilient You, a tool to help adults strengthen their resilience.

Devereux is the nation's largest nonprofit educational and behavioral health care organization. With a focus on promoting young children's healthy social and emotional development and resilience, to date the Devereux Early Childhood Initiative (DECI) has helped more than 3 million children across the nation. In 2009, the Devereux Center for Resilient Children (DCRC) was created to advance Devereux's commitment to primary prevention and promotion of resilience of all children. The DCRC encompasses the Devereux Early Childhood Initiative (DECI) as well as the emerging focus on school-age children.

 



Karen Cairone

Karen B. Cairone, M.Ed. is Special Projects/Trainer for the Devereux Early Childhood Initiative (DECI), where she is responsible for resource development, serves as editor of the national newsletter, and works on various other special projects for DECI. She is the co-author and co-producer of the Facing the Challenge DVDs, Classroom Moments DVD and accompanying training, and the co-author of For Now and Forever: A Family Guide for the Social and Emotional Development of Infants and Toddlers.

Devereux is the nation's largest nonprofit educational and behavioral health care organization. With a focus on promoting young children's healthy social and emotional development and resilience, to date the Devereux Early Childhood Initiative (DECI) has helped more than 3 million children across the nation. In 2009, the Devereux Center for Resilient Children (DCRC) was created to advance Devereux's commitment to primary prevention and promotion of resilience of all children. The DCRC encompasses the Devereux Early Childhood Initiative (DECI) as well as the emerging focus on school-age children.

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