Cool, Calm, Confident A Workbook to Help Kids Learn Assertiveness Skills by Lisa M. Schab
  

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Cool, Calm, Confident A Workbook to Help Kids Learn Assertiveness Skills by Lisa M. Schab

Self-assured, assertive kids are not only less likely to be picked on by their peers, they're also less likely to bully others. But it's not always easy for children to find a healthy middle ground between passivity and aggression. If your child is a frequent target for bullies, or has begun to tease and take advantage of other kids, the easy and effective activities in Cool, Calm, and Confident can help. These simple exercises help children stand up for themselves without coming across as aggressive, learn to be both kind and assertive, and develop self-confidence and a positive self-image. Using this workbook is an easy and effective way to instill self-esteem in both passive and aggressive children--a strength that will prove invaluable in childhood, in their teenage years, and throughout their lives. Help children to: Learn the difference between passive, aggressive, and assertive behavior, behave in ways that discourage teasing, understand their rights and stand up for themselves, stay calm and learn skills for managing anger and make real and lasting friendships

About the Author

Lisa M. Schab, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker with a private counseling practice in the greater Chicago area. She has authored fourteen self-help books and workbooks for children, teens, and adults, including The Anxiety Workbook for Teens and Beyond the Blues. Schab teaches self-help workshops for the general public and training seminars for professionals, and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD). You can find out more about Schab at lisamschabooks.com.

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Paperback
152 pages

Author

Lisa M. Schab
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Publisher

New Harbinger Publications

Publication date

27th April 2009

ISBN

9781572246300


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