School Counselor Center
Resource Catalog

 

Subject: Elementary / Junior High Counseling

  

BOOKS

Title:  Appreciating (Activity Book Grades 2-8)
Author 1: McElmurry, Mary Anne
Author 2:
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1983
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4500

Summary: The activities in this book are designed to assist students to develop a better understanding of and appreciation for themselves, others, their families and their school community by:  (1) developing communication skills which maximize awareness of what they are experiencing and what they perceive others to be experiencing; (2) recognizing the values they presently hold and how these values may change as a result of new information and experiences and; (3) developing a behavior consistent with their basic attitudes and convictions about themselves, others, family and schools. 

(Grades 2-8)

  

Title:  Belonging (Activity Book for Grades 2-8)
Author 1: McElmurry, Mary Anne
Author 2:
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1983
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4501

Summary: The activities in this are designed to assist students to develop a better understanding of and appreciation for themselves, others, their families and their school community by:  1) developing communication skills which maximize awareness of what they are experiencing and what they perceive others to be experiencing;    2) recognizing the values they presently hold and how these values may change as a result of new information and experiences; and 3) developing a behavior consistent with their basic attitudes and convictions about themselves, others, family and schools. 

(Grades 2-8)

  

Title:  The Best for Our Kids:  Exemplary Elementary Guidance & Counseling Programs
Author 1: Gerstein, Martin
Author 2: Lichtman, Marilyn
Publisher: American School Counselor Association
Date:  1990
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4502

Summary: Hundreds of effective elementary school guidance and counseling programs in the U.S. were identified and evaluated in the authors' search for the 10 best programs in the country.  This book provides an in-depth look at these 10 programs, noting common elements, special features and how they were selected. Innovative practices and unique components of 134 other strong guidance programs are provided, in addition to a state-by-state list of contact persons for the various programs. 

(Grades 7-12)

 

Title:  Caring (Activity Book Grades 4-8)
Author 1: McElmurry, Mary Anne
Author 2:
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1981
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4503

Summary: The activities in this book are designed to assist students to develop a better understanding of and appreciation for themselves, others, their families and their school community by:  (1) developing communication skills which maximize awareness of what they are experiencing and what they perceive others to be experiencing; (2) recognizing the values they presently hold and how these values may change as a result of new information and experiences and; (3) developing a behavior consistent with their basic attitudes and convictions about themselves, others, family  and schools. 

(Grades 4-8)

  

Title:  Child Support Through Small Group Counseling (2 Copies)
Author 1: Landy, Lois
Author 2:
Publisher: KIDSRIGHTS
Date:  1990
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: workbook
Call Number: E4504

Summary: This is an easy-to-use comprehensive guide for working or planning to start a program in small group counseling.  Each session contains activities, discussion topics, exercises, material lists, and resources.  Chapters include dealing with anger, aggression, alcoholic parents, divorced parents, death, decision making, responsibility, and many more--15 in all. 

(Ages 6-12)

  

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Title:  Choosing (Activity Book Grades 3-8)
Author 1: Sanders, Corinne
Author 2:
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1985
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4505

Summary: The activities in this book are designed to assist students to improve their relational skills by better knowing and appreciating themselves, as well as people close to them and throughout the world.  The activities in this book are designed to assist students to become more responsible decision makers and to demonstrate an increased awareness of the choices they make. 

(Grades 3-8)

   

Title:  Communicating (Activity Book for Grades 3-8)
Author 1: McElmurry, Mary Anne
Author 2:
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1984
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4506

Summary: The activities in this book are designed to assist students to develop a better understanding of and appreciation for themselves, others, their families and their school community by the following:  (1) developing communication skills which maximize awareness of what they are experiencing and what they perceive others to be experiencing; (2) recognizing the values they presently hold and how these values may change as a result of new information; (3) developing a behavior consistent with their basic attitudes and convictions about themselves, others, family and school. 

(Grades 3-8)

  

Title:  Cooperating (Activity Book for Grades 3-8)
Author 1: McElmurry, Mary Anne
Author 2:
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1985
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4507

Summary: The activities in this book are designed to assist students to become more cooperative individuals and to demonstrate increased cooperation within their families and school communities. As the activities in this book are completed, students will have repeated opportunities to affirm each other's uniqueness, capability and cooperation.  This need for positive self-image, a clearly defined values code and consistent cooperative beliefs and behaviors is vital for today's youth as they begin to hold a more constructive and positive view of themselves and their world. 

(Grades 3-8)

  

Title:  Coping (Activity Book Grades 2-8)
Author 1: Sanders, Corinne
Author 2: Turner, Cynthia
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1983
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4508

Summary: This activity book help students evaluate options make choices, arrive at decisions and cope with stress resulting from the whole process.  Young people today face these situations at a much younger age than did those of previous generations. An open, caring atmosphere is essential to encourage goal setting, follow through, evaluation and self confidence.  Communication skill become refined through the process.  The activities in this book are divided into two parts: (1) coping with stress and; (2) keeping in balance. 

(Grades 2-8)

  

Title:  Feelings
Author 1: McElmurry, Mary Anne
Author 2:
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1981
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Activity
Call Number: E4510

Summary: The activities in this book are designed to assist students to develop a better understanding of an appreciation for their feelings of love, happiness, sadness and loneliness by:  (1) developing communication skills which maximize awareness of what they are experiencing and what they perceive others to be experiencing; (2) recognizing the values they presently hold and how these values may change as a result of new information and experiences; and (3) developing a behavior consistent with their basic attitudes and convictions about their feelings of love, happiness, sadness and loneliness. 

(Grades 4-8)

  

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Title:  Happy Healthy Kids #3 (Grades K-5)
Author 1: Adams, Shirley
Author 2:
Publisher: Learning to Live, Inc.
Date:  1988
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4511

Summary: "Happy Healthy Kids" is a reality based program.  It recognizes that students must hear themselves speak about hopes, fears, dreams, ideas and beliefs.  Equally important, students must hear others express their inner thoughts.  This is a preventive educational program which is based on fostering supportive communication for development of an appropriate and personal commitment.  

(Grades K-5)

  

Title:  Happy Healthy Kids #4 (Grades K-5)
Author 1: Adams, Shirley
Author 2:
Publisher: Learning to Live, Inc.
Date:  1988
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4512

Summary: "Happy Healthy Kids" is a preventive educational program which is based on fostering supportive communication for development of an appropriate and personal commitment.  This curriculum is provided to students, K through high school.  It is composed of ten lessons on each grade level. These presentations are to help teacher, student and parent to communicate with each other in areas that are for living as well as learning. 

(Grades K-5)

 

Title:  Happy Healthy Kids #5 (Grades K-5)
Author 1: Adams, Shirley
Author 2:
Publisher: Learning to Live, Inc.
Date:  1988
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4513

Summary: "Happy Healthy Kids" is a preventive educational program which is based on fostering supportive communication for development of an appropriate and personal commitment.  This curriculum is provided to students, K through high school.  It is composed of 10 lessons on each grade level.  These presentations are to help teacher, student and parent to communicate with each other in areas that are for living as well as learning. 

(Grades K-5)

  

Title:  Happy Healthy You #6 (Grades 6, 7, 8)
Author 1: Adams, Shirley
Author 2:
Publisher: Learning to Live, Inc.
Date:  1988
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4514

Summary: This is a preventive educational program which is based on fostering supportive communication for development of an appropriate and personal commitment.  This curriculum is composed of ten lessons on each grade level.  These presentations are to help teacher, student and parent to communicate with each other in areas that are for living as well as learning. 

(Grades 6, 7, 8)

  

Title:  Happy Healthy You #7 (Grades 6, 7, 8)
Author 1: Adams, Shirley
Author 2:
Publisher: Learning to Live, Inc.
Date:  1988
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4515

Summary: This is a preventive educational program which is based on fostering supportive communication for development of an appropriate and personal commitment.  This curriculum is composed of ten lessons on each grade level.  These presentations are to help teacher, student and parent to communicate with each other in areas that are for living as well as learning. 

(Grades 6, 7, 8)

  

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Title:  Happy Healthy You #8 (Grades 6, 7, 8)
Author 1: Adams, Shirley
Author 2:
Publisher: Learning to Live, Inc.
Date:  1988
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4516

Summary: This is a preventive educational program which is based on fostering supportive communication for development of an appropriate and personal commitment.  This curriculum is composed of ten lessons on each grade level.  These presentations are to help teacher, student and parent to communicate with each other in areas that are for living as well as learning. 

(Grades 6, 7, 8)

    

Title:  Living (Activity Book; Grades 3-8)
Author 1: Carswell, Evelyn
Author 2: Bisignano, Judy
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1985
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4517

Summary: The activities in this book are designed to encourage teachers and children to participate in 'hands-on' activities with minimal materials.  These activities include doing, thinking and researching ideas that might encourage fuller living through respect for, and knowledge and understanding of, the interrelationship of nature with people and their development. 

(Grades 3-8)

  

Title:  Loving (Activity Book for Grades 3-8)
Author 1: McElmurry, Mary Anne
Author 2:
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1984
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4518

Summary: The activities in this book are designed to assist students to develop a better understanding of and appreciation for their feelings of love, happiness, sadness and loneliness by:  (1) developing communication skills which maximize awareness of what they are experiencing and what they perceive others to be experiencing; (2) recognizing the values they presently hold and how these values may change as a result of new information and experiences; and (3) developing a behavior consistent with their basic attitudes and convictions about their feelings of love, happiness, sadness and loneliness. 

(Grades 3-8)

  

Title:  Pumsey in Pursuit of Excellence (Kit) - 2 copies
Author 1: Anderson, Jill
Author 2:
Publisher: Timberline Press, Inc.
Date:  1987
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Activity
Call Number: E4519

Summary: This kit is intended as a curriculum guide for teaching self-esteem to elementary school children through cognitive restructuring and positive thinking skills.  'Pumsey in Pursuit of Excellence' is a skill-based program.  It is easily adapted to work in a variety of settings:  classrooms of 30 children, small group settings, individual use or special settings.  Worksheets are graded at two levels to accommodate differing ability levels of student with whom the Pumsey material is used.  Suggested time allotment to complete the Pumsey program is eight weeks- three sessions per week- each session lasting approximately 30 minutes. 

(Grades 7-12)

  

Title:  Relating (Activity Book for Grades 3-8)
Author 1: Bisignano, Judy
Author 2:
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1985
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4520

Summary: The activities in this book are designed to assist students to improve their relational skills by better knowing and appreciating themselves, as well as people close to them and throughout the world.

(Grades 3-8)

  

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Title:  Sharing (Activity Book for Grades 4-8)
Author 1: Pincus, Debbie
Author 2:
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1983
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4521

Summary: "Sharing" helps young people to explore their feelings and thoughts about themselves, their friends and their families and to share these feelings with the people who are important to them.  This is an activity book which encourages expression through art, discussion and writing. 

(Grades 4-8)

  

Title:  Feelings Everybody Has Them (Activity Book)
Author 1: Neuman, Stephanie
Author 2:
Publisher:
Date:  1984
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4522

Summary: This workbook is a learning/activity book dedicated to the enhancement of children's positive self-esteem and their understanding of behavior.  Based upon sound research findings in the field of mental health and as used in the author's practice as a psychologist, this book offers a positive learning/activity experience for children.  Activity pages augment learning about feelings and include posters to color and decorate a wall, creative writing opportunities, a feelings game to play with friends and family, mazes, word puzzles and more.  Positive steps are discussed for handling each feeling as a way to solve problems and enjoy our lives more fully. 

(Grades K-6)

  

Title:  Writing About My Feelings
Author 1: Daniel, Becky
Author 2: Daniel, Charlie
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1978
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4523

Summary: These creative writing story starters are designed to stimulate, in the student, an increased awareness of oneself.  Through the media of pencil and paper, the child is led toward a search of his or her feelings about a variety of subjects. 

(Grades K-12)

  

Title:  The Giving Book
Author 1: Stanish, Bob
Author 2:
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1988
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4524

Summary: "The Giving Book" is intended to help teachers nurture and develop among students certain attitudes and behaviors that appear to be conducive to growing, learning, developing and becoming.  The exercises and activities in this book are not intended to foster a particular set of values, but to encourage the development of values.  The book promotes caring, valuing, cooperating and the individual dignity of the child. 

(Grades 3-8)

  

Title:  Insights:  Writing About My Thoughts, My Feelings, My Experiences
Author 1: Artman, John
Author 2:
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1989
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4525

Summary: This is an activity book for grades 4-8+.  The activities in this book are basically geared toward the students' personal examination of their own thoughts and feelings.  Each unit contains three quotes on a particular subject.  The student will then be assigned six writing activities based on those quotations.  On the second page there are further activities.  On the third page of each unit is a diary entry where the student writes his/her personal feelings as they relate to the quotations.  Writing is the main focus of this book, but reflective thinking is almost equally as important. 

(Grades 4-8+)

  

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Title:  My Changing Body (Activity Book for Grades 5-9)
Author 1: Fox, Susan
Author 2: Bisignano, Judy
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1987
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4526

Summary: "My Changing Body" is a workbook intended to assist adolescents in the transition to adulthood.  The activities are designed to help them better understand the emotional and physical changes to their body.  The book is intended to help them better like themselves and the important people in their life. 

(Grades 5-9)

  

Title:  My Choices and Decisions
Author 1: Sanders, Corinne
Author 2:
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1987
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4527

Summary: "My Choices and Decisions" allows students the opportunity to experience the art of choosing.  Students will set daily goals and evaluate them.  They will evaluate choices they are currently making and determine the reasons behind their choices.  Students will problem-solve by stating the problem, listing and evaluating alternatives, and determining consequences.  Finally, students will consider choices that effect not only themselves but others around them today and the years ahead. 

(Grades 5-9)

  

Title:  My Relationships with Others (Activity Book for Grades 5-9)
Author 1: McElmurry, Mary Anne
Author 2: Bisignano, Judy
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1987
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4528

Summary: This is a workbook intended to assist the young adult in transition from adolescence to adulthood.  The activities are designed to help  students better understand themselves, as well as improve their relations with family, friends and adults who influence their lives. 

(Grades 5-9)

  

Title:  My Journal of Personal Growth (Activity Book for Grades 5-9)
Author 1: McElmurry, Mary Anne
Author 2: Bisignano, Judy
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1987
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4529

Summary: This workbook is a tool to enable students to express their feelings without inhibition in an effort to know and accept themselves.  It is intended to help teenagers find direction in their physical, social, emotional and moral development.  In no way is it intended to judge or even draw conclusions.  It is the intent of the authors that this book offers students new insights, support self-confidence and growth as they better themselves, one another and their world. 

(Grades 5-9)

 

Title:  Feeling Good About Yourself (Activity Book for Grades 3-8)
Author 1: Pincus, Debbie
Author 2:
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1990
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4530

Summary: This book is a resource for teachers to use with young people who want to learn how to manage their emotions and live happy, productive lives.  This book will be especially useful to any classroom teacher who may be involved with the emotional education of children.  Included are 45 activities designed to help students feel good about themselves as well as encourage expression through art, oral expression and writing.  The original activities will also help develop vocabulary, reading and writing skills, while promoting self-confidence by training young people to take responsibility for their thoughts, feelings and actions. 

(Grades 3-8)

  

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Title:  Everyone Wins! (Cooperative Games and Activities)
Author 1: Luvmour, Sambhava
Author 2: Luvmour, Josette
Publisher: KIDSRIGHTS
Date:  1990
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Reference
Call Number: E4531

Summary: "Everyone Wins!" is an easy to use reference guide for teachers, family and group leaders.  Each game and activity, carefully tested and evaluated, is developmentally graded and indexed according to appropriate age level, group size and location.  Materials and props are always simple and inexpensive.  This book includes over 150 cooperative games and activities selected to help the children in your care:  resolve conflict, enhance communication, build self-esteem, appreciate nature, laugh with each other, be creative and have fun together. 

(Ages 4-12)

  

Title:  Gentle Rain and Loving Sun
Author 1: Brown, Sam Ed
Author 2:
Publisher: Accelerated Development Inc.
Date:  1992
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Workbook
Call Number: E4532

Summary: This is an activity book designed for developing a healthy self concept in young children.  It is for use with children in pre-school, kindergarten and first grade.  The book contains 132 activities in 13 different areas with simple, straight forward directions plus illustrations to help develop a child's healthy self-concept and perhaps even repair or at least minister to children who have suffered and/or are suffering.  Each activity is self-contained, can stand alone or may be sequenced for ongoing development. 

(Pre-K - 1st Grade)

  

Title:  Trust Building with Children Who Hurt
Author 1: Arent, Ruth P.
Author 2:
Publisher: The Center for Applied Research in Education
Date:  1992
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Activity
Call Number: E4534

Summary: Trust Building with Children Who Hurt offers a program of a series of concepts in developing trust with children.  The program includes background for understanding the concepts, working strategies for an adult to use, and activities for the child.  The goals of the program are:  to provide enough consistent, positive acceptance to convince the Child Who Hurt that an adult can be trusted, to help a child become more self-accepting, help a child acquire a positive attitude toward self, school, and others--to feel respected and to help a child manage what he or she says or does.  

(Ages 5-14)

  

Title:  Help! My Teacher Hates Me
Author 1: Schneider, Meg F.
Author 2:
Publisher: Workman Publishing Co.
Date:  1994
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4577

Summary: Case by case, this book shows you how to get through junior high by taking control of your school problems.  It's the book to keep in your locker for the next time it feels like you've got nowhere to turn. 

(Grades 7-12)

  

Title:  Taking Charge of My Mind & Body
Author 1: Folkers, Gladys
Author 2: Engelmann, Jeanne
Publisher: Free Spirit
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4578

Summary: This book gives girls and young women the power to make good choices.  It includes first-person stories, tips, and quotes from girls who have been there.  It offers the latest facts about alcohol, drugs, smoking, and eating problems; a checklist of trouble signs to try out on you and your friends; myths and reality checks about drugs, alcohol, smoking, and food; the signs of anorexia, bulimia, and compulsive overeating; strategies for building skills that can help you take charge of your life; up-to-date resources including hotlines, organizations, and Web sites that you can turn to for information and support. 

(Grades 7-12)

  

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Title:  365 Days of Creative Play
Author 1: Ellison, Sheila
Author 2: Gray, Judith
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Date:  1995
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4579

Summary: This book has been carefully designed to present a wide variety of creative projects for young children.  It is to be read and used by adults - parents, teachers, and childcare providers - who serve as the child's motivators, facilitators, and coparticipants.  There are 13 categories of activities, all of which tap into the child's creative potential.  They are:  art, construction, craft, dance, education, environment, family, foods, games, horticulture, make-believe, music, and nature. 

(Ages 2+)

  

Title: Proud of Our Feelings
Author 1: Leghorn, Lindsay
Author 2:
Publisher: Magination Press
Date: 1995
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4587

Summary: For parents, teachers, and professionals who often wonder how to react to the dizzying array of emotions expressed by children, help is now on hand.

This book provides children with an entertaining and constructive way to learn to accept and appropriately express their emotions.  It will also help to stimulate discussion and interaction between children and the adults who care for them.

Proud of our feelings is a wonderful way for children and parents to explore and openly discuss their unspoken feelings, thereby helping the children to build the feelings of self-trust that will enable them to evolve into emotionally well-balanced people.

Whether joy or sadness, excitement or anger, confidence or fear, this book addresses a different emotion on each page and asks insightful questions that will result in the fruitful exploration of the child's emotional landscape.  In addition, children will identify with the real-life, multicultural illustrations, and the delightful prose will help to enhance the feelings being discussed.

(Parenting / childcare / ages 4-8)

  

Title: Double-Dip  Feelings:  Stories to Help Children Understand Emotions
Author 1: Cain, Barbara S., M.S.W.
Author 2:
Publisher: Magination Press
Date: 1990
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4588

Summary: This delightful and engaging book highlights for children the common, but rather bewildering experience of having two contrasting feelings at once.  Important events are presented with two emotions each might elict, such as feeling both proud and scared on the first day of school.  Parents and mental health professionals will find this book a useful tool in helping children explore their emotions in a nonthreatening way.  Children will relate to the feelings and situations portrayed, and be drawn to the warm, inviting illustrations.

  

Title: Character Education in the Classroom
Author 1: Saks, Judith B.
Author 2:
Publisher: National School Board Association
Date: 1996
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4589

Summary: How America's school boards are promoting values and virtues.  Best practices series. A service of NSBA's National Affiliate Program.

 

Title: The Roller-Coaster Years: Raising Your Child Through the Maddening Yet Magical Middle School Years
Author 1: Giannetti, Charlene C.
Author 2: Sagarese, Margaret
Publisher: Broadway Books
Date: 1997
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4590

Summary: This book is a lively guide to mastering the ups and downs of early adolescence.  Every parent knows about the terrible twos and the brooding teens, but few have anticipated the wild ride of these magical yet maddening years that can provide all the thrills and chills of a carnival ride.  Now, drawing all the latest information from experts, supported and advised by the National Middle School Association, and with surprising insights form the authors' own surveys of parents, teachers, and the children themselves, this book covers every facet of the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of early adolescents.

  

Title: Ready, Set, Go (2nd Edition)
Author 1: Bender, Janet M (M.Ed.)
Author 2:
Publisher: Youth Light Inc.
Date: 2003
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4591

Summary: This resoursce is for the beginner as well as the experienced elementary school counselor. It contains practical advice, unique ideas, and creative activities for organizing and implementing a comprehensive guidance program without "wrecking" yourself in the process.

  

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Title: Yardsticks
Author 1: Chip Wood
Author 2:
Publisher: Northeast Foundation for Children
Date: 2002
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4601

Summary: This text helps teachers and parents better understand children. The author draws upon his many years of experience as an educator, parent, and researcher to offer clear and concise descriptions of the universal characteristics of children at different ages.

  

Title: Large Group Guidance Activities: A K-12 Sourcebook
Author 1: Wittmer, Joe
Author 2: Thompson, Diane
Publisher: Educational Coorporation Media
Date: 2000
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4610

Summary: This book provides the reader with interpersonal communication and coorporation, cross-cultural awareness and communication, academic survival skills, decision making, personal assessment and awareness, and responsible behavior.

 

Title: I'm Telling on You
Author 1: Biren, Richard
Author 2:
Publisher: Marco Products Inc.
Date: 1999
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4609

Summary: This text is a program for elementary students that addresss the important issue of tattling. It includes 5 lessons on tattleing awareness, 7 lessons on dealing with a tattler, management techniques, reproducible activity sheets, and additional suggestions for the reader on tattling.

  

Title: Counseling in the Elementary and Middle Schools
Author 1: Muro, James J.
Author 2: Dinkmeyer, Don C.
Publisher: Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers
Date: 1977
Categories: Elementary /Middle School Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4611

Summary: Designed for use as a basic pragmatic text in counselor education and teacher education courses wherein the major focus of the courses are to introduce prospective educators, social workers, and counselors with the fundamentals of counseling children.

  

Title: Lazy Dogs and Snoozing Frogs
Author 1: Lang, Darrel
Author 2: Stinson, Bill
Publisher: Coulee Press
Date: 1988
Categories: Elementary /Middle School Counseling
Format: Activity Notebook
Call Number: E4613

Summary: Table of Contents: Relaxation Activities, Tension Easers, Creative Exercises for Children, Quieting after Play, etc.

 

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Title: The Good Kid Book
Author 1: Howard N. Sloane
Author 2:
Publisher: Research Press
Date: 1988
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4622

Summary: This text explains how to solve the 16 most common behavior problems among kids.  This book offers specific programs to help parents.  The programs follow common sense, although the steps are more explicit and systematic and are useful in a variety of situations.

  

Title: 131 Creative Strategies for Reaching Children With Anger Problems
Author 1: Tom Carr, M.S., L.P.C.
Author 2:
Publisher: YouthLight, Inc.
Date: 2000
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4623

Summary: This practical guide is full of insight, techniques, and activities for managing and helping chronically angry children.  It provides teachers, counselors, parents and other professionals with numerous helpful strategies for dealing with the challenges they face when attempting to reach and help these children.

  

Title: See My Pain!  Creative Strategies and Activities for Helping Young People Who Self-Injure
Author 1: Susan Bowman, Ed.S, LPC
Author 2: Kaye Randall, LISW-CP
Publisher: Youthlight Inc.
Date: 2006
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4624

Summary: This book gives strategies and activities to help children and adolescents who self-injure.  Hands-on creative arts approaches are featured that can be used in school or private practice settings. These strategies can be used with individuals or with small groups.  The book also provides a description of self-injury and it's underlying causes.

  

Title: Puzzle Pieces - Classroom Guidance Connection
Author 1: Gwen M. Sitsch
Author 2: Diane S. Senn
Publisher: Youthlight Inc.
Date: 2007
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4625

Summary: This book is geared for K-5 and featuring lesson plans, reproducible games and activities, parent letters, and summary posters.  This book provides a collection of resources to help counselors connect with students in the limited amount of time that they have in the classroom.  Lessons are geared towards learning skills in the areas of feelings, decision-making, school-to-work, peer relations, and coping.

 

Title: What's the Issue? Biblioguidance for children that opens doors!
Author 1: DeDe Coffman
Publisher: Educational Media Corporation
Date: 2005
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4627

Summary: This book provides a practical step-by-step guide to leading effective biblioguidance programs for children. Discussion guides for two children's books are included for each topic (most are available in Spanish.  Each topic has information included to conduct a biblioguidance session.  Included are displays for bulletin boards, bilingual discussion pages, meeting agendas, procedures and copies of activities and lessons, and bilingual letters about the topic to send home to parents after the meeting.

  

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Title: My Daddy is in Jail
Author 1: Janet M. Bender, M.Ed.
Publisher: Youthlight Inc.
Date: 2003
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4628

Summary: This book provides a story, discussion guide, and small group activities for grades K-5.  My Daddy is in Jail is a resource for helping children cope with the incarceration of a loved one.

  

Title: More Lively Lessons for Classroom Sessions
Author 1: Rosanne Sheritz Sartori
Publisher: Mar*co Products, Inc
Date: 2004
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4629

Summary: This is the second book by this author and includes new stories, activities, games, and raps that will reach out to children on their level.  Some of the topics found in this book are positive thinking, respect, manners, cooperation, responsibility, gratitude, tolerance,  stress, study skills, friendship, bullying, and conflict resolution.  These stories and activities are suitable for guidance lessons used in small group counseling and classroom guidance.

  

Title: Quit it! A Teacher's Guide on Teasing and Bullying for Use with Students in Grades K-3
Author 1: Merle Froschl
Author 2: Barbara Sprung
Author 3: Nancy Mullin-Rindler, Nan Stein, and Nancy Gropper
Publisher: Educational Equity Concepts, Inc
Date: 1998
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4631

Summary: This guide was written to address concerns and to provide teachers in grades K-3 with a proactive, gender-sensitive approach to addressing teasing and bullying.  Three major themes are addressed: creating our rules, talking about teasing and bullying, and exploring courage.  Goals, background, sequential lessons, problem-solving scenarios, literature connections, and connections with families are all included in each theme.

  

Title: No More Stinking Thinking (A Workbook for Teaching Children Positive Thinking)
Author 1: Joann Altiero
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Date: 2007
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text/Workbook
Call Number: E4632

Summary: This is a easy to use workbook for use by parents, teachers, and therapists to teach children how to develop the cognitive skills and resilience that will help them to cope with daily adversity, including criticism, disappointment, and bullying.

  

Title: Groups to Go: 14 Ready to Use Small Group Counseling Plans for Grades K-3
Author 1: Arden Martenz
Publisher: Mar*co Products, Inc
Date: 2007
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text/Workbook
Call Number: E4633

Summary: This is a compilation of 14 small groups divided into the three most desired topics for early elementary students- academic improvement, behavior, and understanding self and others.  Each session contains a statement of purpose, materials needed, anda step-by-step session plan.  Ready to use student handouts are included!

  

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Title: Groups to Go: Grades 3-5
Author 1: Arden Martenz
Publisher: Mar*co Products, Inc
Date: 2007
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text/Workbook
Call Number: E4634

Summary: This is a compilation of 18 small groups divided into the three most desired topics for late elementary students- academic improvement, at-risk behaviors, decision making, divorce, grief and loss, respect, self-confidence, social skills, and test taking..  Each session contains a statement of purpose, materials needed, anda step-by-step session plan.  Ready to use student handouts are included!

  

Title: Creative Approaches for Counseling Individual Children in the School Setting (Grades K-6)
Author 1: Diane S. Senn
Publisher: YouthLight, Inc.
Date: 2008
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text/Workbook
Call Number: E4638

Summary: This book provides more than 100 creative activities. In individual counseling with children we need to connect with the child, gather information about the child and their needs, explore the problem, create and implement a plan together, and then assess if the plan is working. This book will help you do this by providing you with various contact forms, referrals, feedback forms, and information gathering activities, activities to assist in understanding and dealing with problems young children typically encounter, and by providing creative activities to deal with the specific problem areas of: Feelings, Self-Concept, Friendship, Academic Support, Behavior, Divorce, & Death.

  

Title: Classroom Guidance Games (PK-6)
Author 1: Shannon Trice Black
Publisher: YouthLight, Inc.
Date: 2008
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text/Workbook
Call Number: E4639

Summary: This book is designed to be a friendly, easy, fun tool for counselors and teachers to use in the classroom, Each of these 50 "tried and true" games are easy to assemble, require little preparation, and only 30 minutes to play. Students will learn ways to deal with anger, homework, bullies, safety, goals, friends, and their futures!

  

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VIDEOS

Title:  Options and Consequences
Author 1: Baenen, Judith
Author 2: Fromeyer, Steve
Publisher: American Guidance Service
Date:  1993
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Video
Call Number: E4533

Summary: This series of six videos offers students opportunities to discover the best thing they can choose to do in situations where conflicting beliefs and options can be very confusing.  The six topic areas are:  cheating, gossip, lying, prejudice, stealing and teasing.  Each story is a true dilemma and no answer is given to the dilemma within the video itself.  A questioning and discussion procedure outlined in the leader's guide assists students in resolving the ethical conflicts.  Students will come to ownership of an optionthat they have discovered as a result of the processing.  

(Grades 6-9)

  

Title:  When It's Time to See the School Counselor
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Publisher: Ready Reference Press
Date:  1992
Categories: Elementary/Junior High Counseling
Format: Video
Call Number: E4536

Summary: This video offers children specific guidelines that can hlep them understand when it's appropriate to turn to the school counselor for help.  They'll learn why reaching out is a sign of strength - not weaknes,s why the school counselor is someone they can turst, which problems need immediate attention, and how to reach out without being embarrassed, etc.   20 minutes. 

(Grades K-6)

   

Title:  Survival Skills for Latchkey Children
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Publisher: Ready Reference Press
Date:  1992
Categories: Elementary/Junior high Counseling
Format: Video
Call Number: E4537

Summary: This video offers practical advice that can help kids deal with the problem of being home alone.  They'll learn the importance of taking care of themselves, being responsible, and using good judgment.  They will also learn how to handle emergencies, how to take care of household chores, and how to resolve conflicts with siblings, etc.  (22 min.) 

(Grades K-6)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Caregiver's Guide (6 copies)
Author 1: Rogow, Faith
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1996
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4538

Summary: The Puzzle Place is a daily PBS television series for young children.  It's mission is to help young children appreciate diversity.  Along the way, children will also learn to respect others, develop self-esteem and practice decision making, problem solving and cooperation.  It teaches by showing characters from different backgrounds who, like children, are not perfect and have conflicts, but who resolve the peacefully, thereby modeling cooperation and problem solving strategies.  The caregiver's guide provides a series of activities and lessons that will provide innovative and exciting new tools to help you bring the spirit of the Puzzle Place to your place.  (30 min.) 

(Grades K-6)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 101 - Tippy Woo
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4539

Summary: Julie finds a teddy bear.  Now all she needs to do is find the right name.  He keeps tipping over, so they call him "Tippy," but what about a last name?  All agree that since Julie found him, his last name should be the same as hers: Woo.  But Julie is not so sure.  The kids at school make fun of her name.  As she warns her teddy bear what could happen, she rediscovers how proud she is of her family and her name.  (30 minutes) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

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Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 102 - Train Drivin' Kids
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4540

Summary: What could be more fun than playing with a model train set?  Nothing - until the boys say the girls can't play because trains are a "guy" thing.  It takes protests and getting past some peer pressure for everyone to realize that you can't use gender to predict what someone will want to do.  As Jody says, "I don't want to do something just because I'm a girl.  I want to do it because I'm me."  (30 minutes) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 103 - Rip Van Winkle
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4541

Summary: It's a slumber party at The Puzzle Place, but the kids discover they can't get to sleep without their regular bedtime routines, and no one wants to do the same thing.  With a little ingenuity and a lot of cooperation, they manage to do what each of them needs to do to fall asleep.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 104 - Accentuate the Positive
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4542

Summary: Kiki has become a space creature so that she can get away from the world where people make fun of her accent.  Her friends know something is wrong, but to find out what the problem is they have to join Kiki on her journey into space.  When Kiki tells them why she is upset, they let her know that they think it's neat that she can speak two languages, and they are especially impressed that she can recite tongue twisters better than anyone else at The Puzzle Place.  Supported by her friends, Kiki decides she can be herself after all.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 105 - Gotta Dance
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4543

Summary: Jody and Skye are looking for a map, but what they find is a mystery.  They find something that looks like it might be a map, but it has lots of pictures of feet in patterns that seem weird for a map to a place.  It takes awhile, but they finally figure out that it is a dance chart for the cha cha.  Everyone has a great time learning the dance. (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 106 - Rudy One
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4544

Summary: Leon has a new friend: a robot named Rudy One.  What he doesn't know is that Rudy has been sent to the Puzzle Place by another robot (Naughty One) to make the children "enemies" by being nice to one person and rude to everyone else.  When Leon isn't around, Rudy picks out everything that is important to the kids and calls each one "ridiculous."  When Leon finally discovers Rudy's mission, he stands up for his friends.  Now united, the kids confront Rudy.  He says that unlike the kids, "I am not human.  I am a machine.  I cannot change."  But the kids think Rudy can change.  Kiki, who has been playing with a new tool, makes some adjustments to the robot and he ends up loving everything (even lima beans and cleaning his room!). (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

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Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 113 - True Colors
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4545

Summary: The Puzzle Place kids have everything they need to do portraits of each other.  They've got easels, paper, smocks...  The problem is, they only have one color of paint to used for skin, and it's green!  But they don't give up.  Jody finds a box of chalk and it has lots of shades.  They each find one that matches their own skin color.  Now their drawings look right - they all look different!  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 120 - Dancing Dragon
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4546

Summary: An oddly shaped box arrives at the Puzzle Place.  It is addressed to Julie, but the address is in Chinese, so no one realizes it's hers.  They do know one thing: it's not theirs.  They try to guess what's in it anyway, and in the process, rip it open.  Eventually, Julie finds them, forgives them for ripping the box (because they tell her the truth), and shares with them the contents: a traditional Chinese dragon costume.  It's just what Julie has been waiting for so she can share her family's celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year with her Puzzle Place friends.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 121 - Picture Perfect
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4547

Summary: It's picture day at the Puzzle Place and they are all trying to look their best.  To Ben, that means not wearing his glasses.  After all, the kids at school tease him for wearing glasses.  But when he tries to go without them the world is so blurry that he mistakes Jody for a hat rack!  The kids let Ben know that they like him with his glasses on.  With his glasses back in place, Ben ends up saving the day by noticing that the lens cap is still on the camera when they are ready to take the picture.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 122 - Maiden Voyage
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4548

Summary: It's moon day at the Puzzle Place.  Some of the kids go on a pretend moon trip.  But in Julie's tradition the moon is special.  Julie decides to try a Chinese Moon Festival custom her grandmother told her about.  She fills a bowl with water.  When she sees the moon's reflection, custom says that the next person she sees will be the one she will marry.  She sees Leon.  But Kiki thinks that people who are different colors can't get married and Leon would rather play with his friends in the basement.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 131 - Finders Keepers
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4549

Summary: Julie sees a beautiful beaded purse on the table.  What she doesn't know is that the "purse" is really an Apache pollen pouch, which Skye accidently left on the table.  Julie likes the pouch so much that instead of trying to find the owner, she decides that as the "finder" she can keep it.  Then she sees how upset Skye is when he thinks he lost the pouch - a special gift from his grandfather.  She knows she has to give it back, but is afraid he'll be mad that she had it all this time.  And she is right.  Skye is mad.  So mad that he needs to be alone for awhile.  But Julie finds a way to rebuild their friendship.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

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Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 134 - Just Kidding
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4550

Summary: Play ball!  The kids are getting ready to play baseball with the Piece Police.  Skye arrives, but without the bat he was supposed to bring.  He tries to find other alternatives, but his efforts don't stop the others from teasing him for being forgetful.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 139 - Willing and Able
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4551

Summary: The characters are looking forward to meeting Skye's friend Kyle, especially because Skye has told them that Kyle is a great basketball player and dancer.  When Kyle shows up in a wheelchair, they are confused.  But Kyle shows them how he can do the things they do (like play basketball or dance), only he does them a little differently.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 141 - Deck the Halls
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4552

Summary: Ben is excited - it's Christmas!  But Jody isn't celebrating.  Ben thinks she must feel left out.  He tries to include her in his celebration by hanging her menorah on his Christmas tree.  Jody is upset because she thinks she has lost her family heirloom.  When Ben tells her where it is she makes him take it down.  She explains that she celebrates a different holiday: Hanukkah.  And she shows everyone how she lights the menorah as part of her celebration.  Then Leon shares how his family uses candles in their observance of Kwanzaa and Kiki tells about Las Posadas.  They find out that they can wish each other a happy holiday even though they don't all celebrate the same thing or the same way.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 143 - One Way
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4553

Summary: The kids discover a wind machine and decide to make kites they can fly.  But Leon and Skye disagree about which kind of kite and which way to make a kite are best.  So they each make their own kites.  Both kites work well - in fact, too well.  When Kiki turns on the wind machine, the kites carry the boys up to the ceiling.  Kiki and Jody figure out how to get them down by turning the machine to a lower setting.  But the accident leads Leon and Skye to see that they "each made a kite our own way and they both fly perfectly."  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 144 - Oldies But Goodies
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4554

Summary: Julie's got a tough decision to make.  She is very excited about singing in the Puzzle Place talent show.  But she also wants to go to Chinatown with her grandmother, and both events are at the same time.  Remembering that her grandmother taught her to sing helps Julie choose the trip to Chinatown.  And Julie's remembering helps the others recall things they have learned from special relatives.  They decide that their talent show acts will showcase what they have learned.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

   

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Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 146 - Yellow Belt
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4555

Summary: Jody is taking Tae Kwon Do.  The boys think it's cute that Jody is trying to do a "boy" thing.  But when Ben tries to show Jody how it's "really" done, she easily throws him.  He realizes that it isn't as easy as it looks, and that it takes practice - not being a boy or copying what's on TV - to become a martial artist.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 153 - Beautiful Doll
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4556

Summary: Julie loses her favorite doll, Suzie, and feels terrible.  The others try to help her feel better by lending her their dolls and by offering to look for Suzie.  But when the best description Julie can give is "she's the most beautiful doll in the world," they all realize that "beautiful" is different to different people.  To help Julie give a clearer description, Leon has the Weebus provide pictures of chins, mouths, noses, eyes, and hair.  Julie looks over the possibilities until she and the Weebus have pieced together a picture of Suzie.  The picture eventually leads to Suzie's return.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 155 - Those Ears, Those Eyes
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4557

Summary: Julie is upset because a girl at school told her that she has "funny eyes."  By carefully looking at their own eyes, her Puzzle Place friends help her see that everyone's eyes are different, and that they are all just right.  With support from her friends and a visit with a grown-up neighbor, Julie regains her confidence and calls her classmate.  She finds out that the girl didn't mean to hurt her feelings and they end up agreeing that both their eyes are beautiful.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

 

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 157 - The Ballad of Davy Cricket
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4558

Summary: The kids' camping adventure is interrupted when Jody's pet cricket dies.  To help comfort her, Jody's Puzzle Place friends hold a funeral and create an "I Remember Table" where they each put things that remind them of a pet they loved.  And they learn how people from Jewish, Chinese, and Mexican backgrounds remember loved ones who have died.  Jody learns that it's okay to feel sad and cry, and that having friends around who care enough to help you remember can help you feel better.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 158 - Little Leon, Big Ben
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4559

Summary: It's circus time at the Puzzle Place and everyone is scrambling to find a costume that is just right.  Leon really wants to be a lion, but the costume is too big.  He decides that the kids at school who call him "shrimp" and pick him last for basketball are right:  he's too small to do anything - including being in the circus.  But with Ben's help, he learns that "sometimes it doesn't matter what size you are, and whatever size you are, it's great."  He joins the Puzzle Place circus after all - as the "Balancing Bouncing Boy."  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

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Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 159 - I Scream, You Scream
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4560

Summary: Jody's parents are divorced and her dad has a new girlfriend who joins them for Jody's T-ball game.  Jody is upset because Debbie's presence changes the normal post-game routine of going out for ice cream.  She thinks her dad loves Debbie now and not her, but she won't talk about it.  Finally her Puzzle Place friends convince her that she needs to tell her dad how she feels.  Jody finds out that talking things over really does make her feel better.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 160 - Skye's Coat
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4561

Summary: Everyone has a new raincoat, except Skye.  To make things worse, some kids at school have made fun of Skye's hand-me-down.  Skye knows that his family can't afford a new coat, but he still wants something that didn't belong to someone else first.  So the Puzzle Place kids help Skye make the coat his own by decorating it.  Skye likes his "new" coat so much, he keeps wearing it even when it stops raining!  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 161 - It's Mine
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4562

Summary: Kiki puts down the firefighter suit she's playing with to go to the bathroom.  When she returns, Julie is playing with the costume and won't give it back.  When the girls reject suggestions to share or take turns, Skye calls his uncle for help.  Uncle Victorio, who is a member of the Tribal Council, says that when a problem comes up a lot, the best way to deal with it is to make a rule that everyone agrees to follow.  The kids brainstorm lots of ideas before they finally find a rule that everyone thinks will work.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 162 - One Big Happy Family
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4563

Summary: A classmate tells Jody that she couldn't come to the school's family picnic because she doesn't have a "real" family.  (Jody's parents are divorced and she lives with her dad.)  Jody is sad and confused until she talks with the other kids and finds out that there are lots of different kinds of families.  And when she shares what she has learned with Roger (the kid at school), he realizes that he knows lots of kids with different kinds of families and Jody's family is just as "real" as everyone else's.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 163 - Leon Grows Up
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4564

Summary: Leon is frustrated.  His parents can't take him to the new dinosaur exhibit at the museum, and they won't let him go by himself because he's too young.  So Leon decides to become a grownup!  But how?  After learning about how some religions symbolically celebrate the transition from childhood to adulthood, he decides that all he needs is the right ceremony.  So the kids help Leon create a ceremony.  He even swears adulthood on the "book of grownups" (the phone book!).  But when he tries to be the adult at the Puzzle Place, he learns that being grown up isn't as easy as it seems.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

 

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Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 164 - Cowpokes
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4565

Summary: The kids are invited to visit Skye's uncle's ranch to be cowpokes.  But Julie and Leon are scared of the horses.  The ranch hands help the kids get past their fear by letting them take things one step at a time.  They learn that sometimes trying something new feels good.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 133 - At The End Of Our Rope
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4566

Summary: The boys won't play jump rope because they think it is a girl's game, and they can't believe they lose when they play the more "manly" game of tug-of-war.  How can they explain their loss?  They figure that the girls just got lucky, so they "bulk up" and try again.  The result is the same.  How did the girls win?  It takes awhile, but the boys finally discover the girls' secret:  the girls worked as a team and the boys didn't.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 107 - Butterfingers
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4567

Summary: It's race day at The Puzzle Place.  In the first relay, Ben drops the baton and his team loses.  He says he didn't do it on purpose, but they tease him anyway, calling him "butterfingers."  Worse, they start treating him as if the name describes who he really is and he starts believing it.  When the others remember that they have dropped things too, they apologize to Ben for teasing him.  In their next race, Leon (who was Ben's partner in the first race) drops the baton.  Leon really appreciates it when Ben understands instead of getting mad.  Ben reminds Leon that there will always be other races and other chances to win.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 111 - Different Drummer
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Video
Call Number: E4568

Summary: Leon's got a new African drum.  Skye has a drum, too - an Apache drum.  Each insists that his drum is the best.  The Piece Police are called in to decide who is right, but the contest ends in a tie.  Via the Weebus, they ask the people who know the most about the drums:  the drum makers.  The drum makers advise the boys to see what is special in each drum, so Leon and Skye swap drums for awhile.  They agree that they are both good and, what's more, they sound great together!  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

 

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 119 - Party of One
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Video
Call Number: E4569

Summary: Leon is excited about going to his friend Jimmy's birthday party - that is, until Jimmy calls to tell Leon he can't come.  It seems that Jimmy's mom doesn't think that Leon's and Jimmy's friendship is a good idea.  Jimmy is Caucasian.  Leon is African-American.  Skye, who has seen this problem before is able to explain prejudice to Leon.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

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Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 124 - Bully for Jody
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Video
Call Number: E4570

Summary: Jody doesn't want anyone to know that a bully has been stealing her lunch.  But her friends can't help but notice that she seems to be eating everything in sight.  A few suggestions from comedian Sinbad help her think of ways she can keep her lunch.  With everyone's support, she tells the bully that if he wants to be friends they can share, but that she won't give him her lunch anymore.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 136 - Big Boys Don't Cry
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Video
Call Number: E4571

Summary: Leon is excited about showing people how to make his grandmother's famous pancakes.  They all like the idea so much that they completely take over and leave Leon out.  He is hurt and cries.  The boys think Leon is a cry baby.  The girls think Leon is upset and that the boys are being mean.  By showing them the story of Paul Bunyan, the Weebus shows them that even "tough" men cry.  The boys apologize to Leon and invite him to share their pancakes, but Sizzle and Nuzzle have already eaten them.  They decide to make another batch, this time using Leon's recipe - and his help.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 142 - Dressing Up's Hard to Do
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Video
Call Number: E4572

Summary: The kids decide to have a party, just like grownups.  But what to wear?  Jody finds a sweater she loves, but Julie thinks the bunny on the sweater is for babies.  In fact, Julie is so sure that her fashion choice is the only right one for grownups, she says she won't come to the party if Jody wears the bunny sweater.  But when the other kids like Jody's outfit better than Julie's, Julie learns that the only reason you need for wearing something is because you like it.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 150 - We Three Kings
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Video
Call Number: E4573

Summary: Everyone is laughing at Leon's jokes.  His Uncle Ray thinks Leon is so funny that he calls him "king of the kids."  Leon likes that idea.  He thinks being king means that everyone has to do what he says.  But Skye and Ben soon get bored with being bossed around - and a little angry.  Ben realizes that, "You're not the only one who's great around here, so maybe you're not the only king either."  But things don't go smoothly when everyone tries to be boss.  And playing king alone turns out not to be much fun.  The boys eventually learn that "the best way to be great is to treat other people like they're great, too."  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos: Episode 152 - Off the Track
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Video
Call Number: E4574

Summary: Leon and Ben both want to put in the last piece of track for their model train.  They argue about it until Julie suggests they decide by drawing straws.  But the boys don't stop there.  They fight about who gets to play with the train first and they fight over who is going to clean up the train set they have now broken.  The fight gets so serious, they even hit each other.  When the others finally get them to stop and think about it, they realize that fighting doesn't get them what they want.  After some grown-up help from actor Ernie Hudson, they finally learn how to work things out without fighting.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

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Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos - Episode 127 - Bread & Matzah
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4575

Summary: Skye's got Apache fry bread for everyone to taste, but Jody politely says no.  Skye feels insulted until Jody explains that it is Passover and that according to Jewish custom, the only form of bread she is allowed to eat for the next eight days is matzah.  Skye feels better after Jody has explained and they find that their traditions have a lot in common.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

 

Title:  The Puzzle Place Videos:  Episode 149 - The New Adventures of Julie Woo
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Publisher: Lancit Media/KCET
Date:  1997
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: video
Call Number: E4576

Summary: Julie has arrived early at The Puzzle Place and is looking for something to do until the others arrive.  The Piece Police invite her to play at their place, something that none of the kids has ever done.  The Piece Police play games that are different from what Julie is used to.  At first she is a little uncomfortable with the changes, but when she gives them a chance, she finds that the new games are a lot of fun.  (30 min.) 

(Preschool - Grade 3)

  

Title: Choices, Cookies, & Kids: A Creative Approach to Discipline
Author 1: Landreth, Garry Dr.
Author 2:
Publisher: Center for Family Care
Date:
Categories: Elementary Counseling, Play Therapy
Format: Video
Call Number: E4593

Summary: In this video, Dr. Landreth explains his choices, cookies, and kids theory. He explains that it's based on the understanding that making choices is the basis for self-discipline and that creative choice giving teaches decision making which in turn develops self-responsibility and promotes self-control.

  

Title: The Six Pillars of Character (Trustworthiness)
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Publisher: Live Wire Media
Date: 2003
Format: Video
Categories: Elementary School Counseling
Call Number: E4602

Summary: This video teaches children how important honestly and trust are in building good friendships.

  

Title: The Six Pillars of Character (Respect)
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Publisher: Live Wire Media
Date: 2003
Format: Video
Categories: Elementary School Counselor
Call Number: E4603

Summary: This video talks about respect in regards to name-calling, teasing, and put downs and how these things are not good natured in fun.

  

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Title: The Six Pillars of Character (Responsibility)
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Publisher: Live Wire Media
Date: 2003
Format: Video
Categories: Elementary School Counselor
Call Number: E4604

Summary: This video focuses irresponsibility and how it can be hurtful and unfair to everyone, including yourself.

  

Title: The Six Pillars of Character (Fairness)
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Publisher: Live Wire Media
Date: 2003
Format: Video
Categories: Elementary School Counselor
Call Number: E4605

Summary: In this video, the characters learn that being fair to everybody can be a lot harder than it seems.

 

Title: The Six Pillars of Character (Caring)
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Publisher: Live Wire media
Date: 2003
Format: Video
Categories: Elementary School Counselor
Call Number: E4606

Summary: In this video, the character discovers the personal rewards that come from giving of yourself to help somebody else.

  

Title: The Six Pillars of Character (Citizenship)
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Publisher: Live Wire Media
Date: 2003
Format: Video
Categories: Elementary School Counselor
Call Number: E4607

Summary: In this video the character becomes a hero to his friends by helping them tap into their power to make an important difference in their community.

  

Title: Brief Counseling with Children and Adolescents
Author 1: Littrell
Author 2: Zinck
Publisher: Microtraining
Date: 2000
Format: Video
Categories: Elementary School Counseling
Call Number: E4608

Summary: This is a 48 minute long video that demonstrates counseling techniques with children and adolescents.

  

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Title: Brief Counseling with Children and Adolescents
Author 1: Littrell
Author 2: Zinck
Publisher:
Date: 2003
Format: Written Materials (Folder)
Categories: Elementary School Counseling
Call Number: E4608B

Summary: This folder contains written materials that accompany the videotape that demonstrates counseling techniques with children and adolescents.

  

Title: How to Talk so Kids will Listen: Helping Children Deal...
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Publisher: The Kentucky Network
Date:
Categories: Elementary & Middle School Counseling, Communication
Format: Video
Call Number: E4615

Summary: This series offers parents and caregivers effective, innovative ways to communicate wiht children. The techniques explored include those that help parents and others hear and understand thier children's concerns, elicit cooperation without nagging, find alternatives to punishment, and help their children attain positive self-image.

 

Title: How to Talk so Kids will Listen: Alternatives to Punishment
Author:
Publisher: The Kentucky Network
Date:
Categories: Elementary & Middle School Counseling, Communication
Format: Video
Call Number: E4616

Summary: This series offers parents and caregivers effective, innovative ways to communicate wiht children. The techniques explored include those that help parents and others hear and understand thier children's concerns, elicit cooperation without nagging, find alternatives to punishment, and help their children attain positive self-image.

  

Title: How to Talk so Kids will Listen: Encouraging Autonomy
Author:
Publisher: The Kentucky Network
Date:
Categories: Elementary & Middle School Counseling, Communication
Format: Video
Call Number: E4617

Summary: This series offers parents and caregivers effective, innovative ways to communicate wiht children. The techniques explored include those that help parents and others hear and understand thier children's concerns, elicit cooperation without nagging, find alternatives to punishment, and help their children attain positive self-image.

  

Title: How to Talk so Kids will Listen: Praise
Author:
Publisher: The Kentucky Network
Date:
Categories: Elementary & Middle School Counseling, Communication
Format: Video
Call Number: E4618

Summary: This series offers parents and caregivers effective, innovative ways to communicate wiht children. The techniques explored include those that help parents and others hear and understand thier children's concerns, elicit cooperation without nagging, find alternatives to punishment, and help their children attain positive self-image.

  

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Title: How to Talk so Kids will Listen: Freeing Children
Author:
Publisher: The Kentucky Network
Date:
Categories: Elementary & Middle School Counseling, Communication
Format: Video
Call Number: E4619

Summary: This series offers parents and caregivers effective, innovative ways to communicate wiht children. The techniques explored include those that help parents and others hear and understand thier children's concerns, elicit cooperation without nagging, find alternatives to punishment, and help their children attain positive self-image.

  

Title: The Developing Child: Toddlerhood / Preschoolers
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Publisher: Magna Systems
Date:
Categories: Elementary Counseling, Development
Format: Video
Call Number: E4620

Summary: This is one of three videotapes from Magna Systems that provide an understanding of the unfolding process of human development from beginning of life through adolescence. Areas that will be discussed and explained include physical and cognitive development and emotional development in toddlerhood, as well as physical and cognitive development and social and emotional development in preschoolers.

  

Title: The Developing Child: Middle Childhood
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Publisher: Magna Systems
Date:
Categories: Elementary Counseling, Development
Format: Video
Call Number: E4621

Summary: This is one of three videotapes from Magna Systems that provide an understanding of the unfolding process of human development from beginning of life through adolescence. Areas that will be discussed and explained include growth and development, society of children, and sense of industry.

  

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KITS

Title:  Feeling Cards
Author 1: Hiblar, Michele
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Publisher: McDonnell
Date:  1989
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Cards
Call Number: E4580

Summary: These cards use simple drawings to illustrate different feelings children may experience.  Each card also offers other words that describe the feeling. 

(Grades K-6)

  

Title:  Childswork / Childsplay:  Make-A-Game Kit
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Publisher: The Center for Applied Psychology, Inc.
Date:  1996
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: activity
Call Number: E4581

Summary: You are invited to design your own game to help a child with a specific problem or teach an educational concept.  The kit includes materials you may need to design your game.  It was designed to be reusable. 

(Grades K-6)

  

Title:  Developing Understanding of Self and Others - Revised 1
Author 1: Dinkmeyer, Don
Author 2: Dinkmeyer, Don Jr.
Publisher: American Guidance Service
Date:  1982
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text/Activity
Call Number: E4584

Summary: This is a program of activities and materials designed to help children of preschool and early-primary age understand social and emotional behavior.  It encourages children to develop positive self-images, to become more aware of the relationship between themselves and other people, and to recognize their own needs and goals.  This program can be used effectively in the classroom and as a developmental guidance program.  A unique aspect of this program is its reliance on experiential learning, where learning is stimulated by children's perceptions of the activities.  Activities include stories, guided fantasies, puppetry, role play, feeling word activities, career awareness, music, art, and curriculum suggestions. 

(Ages 3-8)

 

Title:  Developing Understanding of Self and Others - Revised 2
Author 1: Dinkmeyer, Don
Author 2: Dinkmeyer, Don Jr.
Publisher: American Guidance Service
Date:  1982
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: text/activity
Call Number: E4585

Summary: This program is designed to help third and fourth-grade students understand themselves.  It encourages students to develop positive self-images, to become more aware of the relationship between themselves and other people, and to recognize their own needs and goals.  The program can be used effectively in the classroom and as a developmental guidance program.  This program's approach to learning makes extensive use of listening, discussion, and dramatic play to focus on feelings, communication, and problem solving.  Activities include stories, songs, discussion pictures, and communication, role play, and career activities, as well as curriculum-related activity suggestions. 

(Grades 3-4)

  

Title: The Counselor's Corner: A Career Development Program for Children
Author 1: Dicks, Cindy S.
Author 2: Myrick, Robert D.
Publisher: Educational Media Corporation
Date: 1999
Categories: Elementary Counseling, Career Awareness
Format: Kit
Call Number: E4597

Summary: This kit contains 9 career quality books, each containing scripts for eight unique television shows directed to a particular career trait. The subjects of the books include respect, responsibility, motivation, cooperation, decision-making, honesty, wellness, communication, and positive attitude.

  

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Title: Second Step: A Violence Prevention Curriculum: Preschool - Kindergarten (Ages 4-6)
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Publisher: Committee for Children
Date: 1997
Categories: Elementary/Middle School Counseling and Violence Prevention
Format: Video (Parenting Strategies for a Safer Tomorrow), Teacher's Guide, puppets, lesson cards, and audio tape with songs.
Call Number: E4599

Summary: This is a curriculum kit designed to reduce impulsive and aggressive behavior in young children and increase their level of social competence. It does this by teaching skills in empathy, impulse control and anger management.

  

Title: Second Step: A Violence Prevention Curriculum: Grades 4-5 (Second Edition)
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Publisher: Committee for Children
Date: 1997
Categories: Elementary/Middle School Counseling and Violence Prevention
Format: Video (Parenting Strategies for a Safer Tomorrow), Video (Filmstrip-in-Video), Teacher's Guide, lesson cards
Call Number: E4600

Summary: This is a curriculum kit designed to reduce impulsive and aggressive behavior in young children, ages 9-12, and increase their level of social competence. It does this by teaching skills in empathy, impulse control and anger management.

  

Title: Body Rights: A DUSO Approach to Preventing Sexual Abuse of Children
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Publisher: American Guidance Service, Inc.
Date: 1986
Categories: Elementary & Middle School Counseling, Child Sexual Abuse
Format: Kit (includes lap easel, audio tape, dramatic play cards, teacher guide)
Call Number: E4614

Summary: Teaching children to protect themselves from sexual exploitation has little to do with sex and a lot to do with human rights. Self-protection involves self-respect and respect for the rights of others. By providing tangible information and skills that make use of and encourage children's own positive body concept, assertiveness, and self-esteem, this program can place within children's reach tools to help them help themselves - and thus avoid becoming victims of sexual exploitation.

  

Title: The PAX Good Behavior Game:  A Teacher's Kit for Creating a Productive, Peaceful Classroom
Author 1: Dennis D. Embry, Ph.D.
Author 2: Gerry Straatemeier, M.S.W.
Author 3: Claire Richardson, Kim Lauger, R.N., and Janice E. Mitich
Publisher: Hazelden Foundation
Date: 2003
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: E4630

Summary: This kit includes a 23 minute video, a game, a teacher's guide, a reproducible parent packet, postcards, and a quick start guide.  This game is said to reduce disruptive behavior, suspensions, referrals, and conduct problems.

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GAMES

Title:  Look Before You Leap!  Think Where You Will Land!
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Publisher: Center for Applied Psychology, Inc.
Date:  1994
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Activity
Call Number: E4583

Summary: This game was designed to address a variety of cognitive skills that can help impulsive children learn to mediate their behaviors.  It can help to improve impulsivity by making children and adults aware of the importance of cognitive mediating skills and by providing a challenging and fun way to practice these skills.  For extremely impulsive children, this game will be most effective when combined with a well-thought-out behavioral program or other appropriate psychological interventions. 

(Ages 5-12)

  

Title: The UnGame - Kids Version
Author 1:
Publisher: Talicor, Inc.Date: 2002
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Card Game
Call Number: E4635

Summary: This is card game where there is no competition or winners. The questions are designed to encourage communication and sharing.  Each card has a question for the person who draws it to answer.  It can be used as an icebreaker in order to build relationships within a group.

  

Title: The Talking, Feeling, and Doing Game
Author 1: Richard A. Gardner, M.D.
Publisher: Creative Therapeutics, Inc
Date: 1998
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Board Game
Call Number: E4636

Summary: This game will engage the most resistant and inhibited children into meaningful psychotherapeutic endeavors.  This game routinely facilitates disclosures and helps a therapist to know what is going on in the child's mind in the context of a friendly and enjoyable game format.

  

Title: The Talking, Feeling, and Doing Game - The Teasing Card Game
Author 1: Lawrence E. Shapiro, M.D. and Hennie Shore
Publisher: Creative Therapeutics, Inc
Date: 2004
Categories: Elementary Counseling
Format: Card Game
Call Number: E4637

Summary: This card game can be played with the Talking, Feeling, and Doing boardgame or separately.  Unlike the original game, this card game is theme focused.  This game would be helpful if the specific area of teasing is a concern to counselors or teachers.

 

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