Healing Stories for Challenging Behaviour

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Healing Stories for Challenging Behaviour

By Susan Perrow

Hawthorn Press, Paperback, 9781903458785, 301pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2008

Description
Features:
  • A resource for families and professionals who work with children in challenging situations
  • More than fifty stories to help deal with a range of common "challenging behaviors"
  • A story-making model to help readers create their own stories to address challenging behaviors


Healing Stories for Challenging Behaviour offers a creative approach to helping children who are facing trauma or other difficulties in their life. This collection of modern and traditional folk tales includes stories for behavior difficulties, such as dishonesty, stealing, bullying, and fighting. Also included are stories to help with challenging situations such as moving to a new house, a new baby in the family, nightmares, illness, and grieving.

Each story in Healing Stories for Challenging Behaviour is introduced with notes and suggestions for ways to use them. Also included is a guide to help parents and teachers create their own healing stories.

A great book for emotional first aid.

"Susan Perrow's inspirational adventures with storytelling have grown into this inspirational book. May its pages encourage you to speak healing words that help both children and adults to flourish." Nancy Mellow, author of Storytelling with Children

"Susan Perrow gives us the tools to use and create stories that respond to the way children imagine their world. Practice what she teaches; it will enrich your life." Michael Moran, storyteller and psychiatric nurse.