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Author Dacey, John S.,
Title Your childs social and emotional well-being : a complete guide for parents and those who help them / John S. Dacey, Lisa B. Fiore, and Steven Brion-Meisels.
Imprint Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley/Blackwell, 2016.

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Author Dacey, John S.,
Subject Social skills in children.
Social skills -- Study and teaching.
Home and school.
Child development.
Alt Name Fiore, Lisa B., 1970-
Brion-Meisels, Steven,
Description 1 online resource
Summary "Developing Social and Emotional Wellbeing in Children provides a practical guide full of proven strategies for promoting social and emotional learning (SEL) skills in children aged 4-16. A practical guide designed to support parents and education professionals in developing social and emotional skills in children, a form of learning that can be neglected in formal education Demonstrates how to foster social and emotional learning (SEL) at home and in the classroom, and shows how parents and professionals can work together for success Includes a wealth of exercises for promoting social and emotional wellbeing, along with tips, tools, and coverage of new developments such as computer-assisted instruction Written by authors with a wealth of practical and writing experience"-- Provided by publisher.
"A much-needed practical guide designed to support parents and education professionals in developing social and emotional skills in children, a form of learning that is often neglected in formal education"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgements 1. All Children Need Social & Emotional Wellbeing Part I. Self Awareness 2. Building Character 3. Practicing Mindfulness Part II. Self Management 4. Resiliency: Calming Fears and Anxiety 5. Independent Thinking 6. Self-Regulation Part III. Social Awareness 7. Competing and Cooperating 8. Neither Being Bullied nor Being a Bully Part IV. Relationship Skills 9. Building Successful Friendships 10. Demonstrating Leadership Part V. Responsible Decision-making 11. Thinking Creatively 12. Thinking Critically and Wisely Part VI. Achieving Your Goals Even More Effectively 13. Getting Help with Your Efforts 14. The Future of SEL References Index.
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Contents Title Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; About the Companion Website; 1 All Children Need Social and Emotional Well-being; Reciprocal Development and Sel; A Brief History of the Sel Movement; Parent-Teacher Alliances Need Support; Using our Strategies to Teach Sel; Part I: Self-awareness; 2 Building Character; Forming Character: Awareness and Openness; Building Character: Transcultural Experience; Building Character: Humility; Building Character: Modeling; Building Character: Courage; Building Character: Clear Values; Undesirable Character Traits; 3 Practicing Mindfulness
Activities that Foster AwarenessActivities that Foster Accurate Decision-Making; Part II: Self-management; 4 Resiliency; 5 Independent Thinking; Activities that Foster Exploration; Activities that Foster Multiple Perspectives; Activities that Foster Conviction in One's Instincts; 6 Self-regulating; What Self-regulation Means; Delay of Gratification; Locus of Control; Risk-Taking; The Shapiro Model-Yielding; Realistic Expectations; Scaffolding; Homework; Fluency and Flexibility of Self-Control Strategies; When to Withdraw Support; Part III: Social Awareness; 7 Competing and Cooperating
Competition, Cooperation, and CASELActivities that Foster Better Competition; Activities that Foster Better Cooperation; Activities that Foster Cooperation and Competition; 8 Neither Being Bullied nor Being a Bully; Activities that Promote Empathy; Conflict Resolution and Negotiation; Activities that Promote Positive Group Interaction; Part IV: Relationship Skills; 9 Building Successful Friendships; Activities that Foster Compassion; Activities that Foster Tolerance and Appreciation; Activities that Foster Connectedness; 10 Demonstrating Leadership
Activities that Promote Understanding of PowerActivities that Promote Self-awareness; Part V: Responsible Decision-making; 11 Thinking Creatively; Fluency; Flexibility; Originality; Elaboration; 12 Thinking Critically and Wisely; Activities that Foster Recognition and Prediction; Activities that Foster Discernment; Activities that Promote Ethical Reflection; Part VI: Achieving Your Goals Even More Effectively; 13 Getting Help with Your Efforts; Support for Caregivers and Teachers; Actions that Create Support in the School Context; Actions that Generate Support from External Resources
14 The Future of SELGreater Importance of SEL; Facilitation of Sel Goals; Return of the Arts; Online Sel; Non-Classroom Settings for Sel; Non-School Settings for Sel; More Caring Citizens; More Research; References; Index; End User License Agreement
ISBN 9781118977040 (electronic bk.)
1118977041 (electronic bk.)
9781118976234 (electronic bk.)
1118976231 (electronic bk.)
9781118977064 (hardback)
9781118977057 (paperback)
OCLC # 935676803
Additional Format Print version: Dacey, John S. Your childs social and emotional well-being. Chichester, West Sussex, UK : John Wiley & Sons, 2016 9781118977064 (DLC) 2015047274.

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