This fortune teller craft contains a list of 100 unique coping strategies for kids and young adults. Blanks and samples are also included. Great idea with multiple possibilities and uses many different coping strategies.
Conversation sticks: made out of Popsicle sticks. Putting them in a jar for the kids to take them out of and use, or hand out for a walk-around-and-talk activity. Questions related to vocabulary units, or common questions
traumasocialworker: “ I am a big advocate for the use of poetry therapy, and have found it to be a very useful tool for counseling. This particular poetic technique is called an “I Am” poem. The poem is a fill-in-the-blank exercise.
A big part of what we do with children is teach them safe and appropriate ways to cope and express themselves. This can help provide concrete examples during times when it is difficult to "find" a coping skill.
Ideas and activities for therapists, teachers, or community partners who work with teens struggling with mental illness. The ideas and activities come from PsychEdPro, a website aimed at curating materials for mental health education and therapy.
Self Esteem Building Small Group Counseling Lesson Plans and Workbook
This small group counseling resource contains self esteem games, self esteem activities, task cards, and worksheets to help children ages 9 to 14 learn how to value their worth and gain more self-confidence. When children know that they are of value an
Use permanent marker to write questions on a ball (soccer, beach, volleyball etc). Could also add numbers and have a numbered question sheet for students to refer to. Whatever number their thumb lands closest to is the question they answer.
Early Elementary Counseling: What Are Things I Can Control & I Can't Control
This self respect lesson includes activities and printables. It can be used by teachers or guidance counselors in whole group or small group settings. I use it for a girls' group. It works well with character education programs. Includes 22 page interact