In this book, the use of cognitive-behavioral theory and techniques is provided to give school personnel the tools to teach students in grades K-6 how to stop and think before acting. The book provides more than 120 activities and reproducible worksheets to help students think about and practice strategies to take charge of their own impulses. The games, role-plays and worksheets are presented in a playful, but thoughtful manner to help engage children while they learn valuable lessons about how to use self-control techniques.
This resource provides young people with daily thoughts and suggestions on:
- Understanding impulse control
- Using patience and tolerance
- Anticipating consequences
- Practicing good problem-solving
- Recognizing and manage feelings
- Using impulse control with peers
- Practicing good listening skills
- Being the Boss of impulses
- Using impulse control with anger & anxiety
Author: Tonia Caselman, Ph.D.