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Department of Counselor Education


School Counselor Center Resource Catalog

 

Subject: Stress

 

BOOKS

Title:  Living with Stress (For Grades 1-4)
Author 1: Sylvester, Sandra M.
Author 2: Cera, Mary Jane & Bisignano, Judith
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1991
Categories: Stress
Format: Workbook
Call Number: S7502

Summary: Living with Stress is a practical approach to help young children develop as total persons.  It is divided into two parts:  the first includes a children's story 'My Very, Very Bad Week'; the second section is filled with ideas and activities to help develop the total person.  Some of these activities are Knowing Myself, Describing Friendship, Exercise and Diet, Managing My Time, plus much more. 

(Grades 1-4)

 

Title:  Living with Stress (For Grades 5-9+)
Author 1: Sylvester, Sandra M.
Author 2:
Publisher: Good Apple, Inc.
Date:  1991
Categories: Stress
Format: Workbook
Call Number: S7503

Summary: This workbook is filled with journal activities for personal growth.  Living With Stress is designed to help students develop as total persons.  The ideas and activities presented incorporate the  successful management of stress through developing the physical, intellectual, moral, personal and interpersonal aspects of life.  A Stress Management Survey, Assessing Personalities, Listening Effectively and Analyzing Diets are just a few of the many practical activities included. 

(Grades 5-9+)

 

Title: Stress Can Really Get on Your Nerves
Author 1: Romain, Trevor
Author 2: Verdick, Elizabeth
Publisher: Free Spirit Press
Date: 2000
Categories: Stress
Format: Text
Call Number: S7507

Summary: Skipping school and kicking bricks are not good cures for stress.  Screaming and yelling won't help, either.  And forget about being captured by aliens.  Stop being a worried wreck and start handling your stress.  This book tells you how.

 

Title: Think of Something Quiet
Author 1: Cherry, Clare
Author 2:
Publisher: David S. Lake Publishers
Date: 1981
Categories: Stress in children
Format: Text
Call Number: S7508

Summary: This book is meant to aid both children and adults develop skills in resting and relaxing that will help them maintain an undertone of serenity in their lives, both in and out of the classroom. The exercises and games in the book are geared to helping children learn that they can be in control of their own bodies and feelings rather than having to let their bodies and feelings control them. To this end, the book explores some of the means by which adults can enhance their sensitivity to the inner world of children and help children learn to reduce their own stress by looking inward into themselves.

 

Title: Coping with Fears and Stress
Author 1: Edward H. Robinson, Ph.D.
Author 2: Joseph C. Rotter, Ed. D.
Author 3: Mary Ann Fey
Author 4: Kenneth R. Vogel
Publisher: Overseas Schools Advisory Council
Date: 1988
Categories: Stress
Format: Activity Guide
Call Number: S7509

Summary: This guide contains activities which complement the various curricular ideas of a typical overseas elementary school and which can be integrated into normal instruction without the disruption that a separate "Unit" on fears and stress would entail.

 

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VIDEOS

Title:  Stress Management
Author 1:
Author 2:
Publisher: American Assoc. of Counseling & Development
Date:
Categories: Stress
Format: Video
Call Number: S7501

Summary: This video is a step by step process of identifying causes of stress, factors affecting levels of stress, brainstorming and reducing stress as well as consequences of stress. 

(Grades 7-12)

 

Title:  Teens in Turmoil
Author 1:
Author 2:
Publisher: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Inc.
Date:
Categories: Stress, Family, HS Counseling, Conflict Resolution
Format: Video
Call Number: S7504

Summary: This video would be beneficial in a variety of settings.  It discusses the tough choices and challenges that today's teenagers face.  Drug/Alcohol abuse, suicide and depression are all included in this brief but informative tape.  It gives an overview of programs that can and do help troubled teens and also discusses some parenting options which may be helpful. 

(Grades 7-12)

 

Title:  Has Anybody Seen Phil?
Author 1: Paseornek, M.
Author 2:
Publisher: The Golden Rule Network
Date:  1989
Categories: Stress, Depression
Format: Video
Call Number: S7506

Summary: 'Has Anybody Seen Phil?' is a drama about stress among teenagers.  The video and accompanying discussion guide are designed to help individuals identify sources of stress in their lives and to explore positive alternatives for dealing with that stress.  It is appropriate for use as classroom enrichment for schools, church groups, PTAs or other parent groups as well as mixed audiences of young people and their parents.  (4 Copies)  (30 min.) 

(Grades 7-12)

 

Title: Worried Sick
Author: Scientific American Frontiers
Publisher: PBS Home Video
Date:
Categories: Stress, Health/Wellness
Format: Video
Call Number: S7510

Summary: This video describes the effects of stress on the human body. Objectives of this video are to explain how stress and anger may lead to a heart attack, how stress may prevent the body from healing itself, and if it is possible to get stress under control. This video is appropriate for individuals of all ages, as we all deal with stress in our lives. (60 minutes)

 

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DVDs

Title: Three Approaches to Trauma Post September 11
Author: L. Banez, T, Oarham, and D. Sue
Publisher: Microtraining Associates, Inc.
Date:
Categories: Stress, Health/Wellness
Format: Video (DVD)
Call Number: S7511

Summary: This 94 minute video gives an introduction and summary to general principles of working with severe stressors ranging from acute stress reactions to post-traumatic stress disorder, the relevance of spirituality in the counseling process, the effects of trauma and 9/11 on healers, and personal accounts of 9/11.

 

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