• Topics
      Communication, Conflict Resolution, Relationships
    • Objective

      A discussion about active listening.

    • Types of Tools
      Discussion, Technique
    • Grades
      Adult, High School, Middle School
    • ASCA Standards
      PS:A1: Acquire Self-Knowledge, PS:A2 Acquire Interpersonal Skills, PS:B1 Self-Knowledge Application
    • Number of pages
      2
    • Topics
      Feelings, Motivation, Positive Thinking, Self-Esteem
    • Objective

      To describe the animal-assisted therapy model where pets serve as reinforcers, socializing catalysts, and agents of social support. To describe the benefits of animal-assisted therapy.

    • Types of Tools
      Technique
    • Grades
      Early Elementary School, High School, Middle School, Preschool, Upper Elementary School
    • ASCA Standards
      PS:A1: Acquire Self-Knowledge, PS:A2 Acquire Interpersonal Skills, PS:B1 Self-Knowledge Application, PS:C1 Acquire Personal Safety Skills
    • Number of pages
      4
    • Topics
      Anger Management, Depression, Divorce, Emotional Problems, Feelings, Loss & Grieving, Self-Esteem, Self-Injury
    • Objective

      To foster understanding about when art activities for bereaved children are beneficial as
      a vehicle for self-expression and how the technique works.

    • Types of Tools
      Technique
    • Grades
      Early Elementary School, High School, Middle School, Upper Elementary School
    • ASCA Standards
      PS:A1: Acquire Self-Knowledge, PS:A2 Acquire Interpersonal Skills, PS:B1 Self-Knowledge Application
    • Number of pages
      2
    • Topics
      Behavior Management, Communication, Goals, Motivation, Parent Training, Relationships, Self-Esteem
    • Objective

      To foster understanding for assigning family members
      specific tasks as a way to build family function.

    • Types of Tools
      Technique
    • Grades
      Early Elementary School, High School, Middle School, Upper Elementary School
    • ASCA Standards
      PS:A1: Acquire Self-Knowledge, PS:A2 Acquire Interpersonal Skills
    • Number of pages
      3
    • Topics
      Communication, Parent Training, Positive Thinking, Relationships
    • Objective

      To encourage positive thinking and communication between parents and children at bedtime.

    • Types of Tools
      Technique
    • Grades
      Early Elementary School, Preschool
    • ASCA Standards
      PS:A1: Acquire Self-Knowledge, PS:A2 Acquire Interpersonal Skills
    • Number of pages
      2
    • Topics
      ADD/ADHD, Asperger's Syndrome, Autism Spectrum, Behavior Management, Goals, Motivation, Parent Training
    • Objective

      To explain behavioral contracting rationale and approach,
      including how to measure success when contract is followed.

    • Types of Tools
      Technique
    • Grades
      Early Elementary School, Upper Elementary School
    • ASCA Standards
      A:A1 Improve Academic Self-Concept, A:A2 Acquire Skills for Improving Learning, A:A3 Achieve School Success, PS:A1: Acquire Self-Knowledge, PS:A2 Acquire Interpersonal Skills, PS:B1 Self-Knowledge Application
    • Number of pages
      2
    • Topics
      Alcohol and Drug Prevention, Depression, Loss & Grieving
    • Objective

      To describe the rationale and the different development approaches when implementing bereavement therapy; to offer various resources for additional reading on topic.

    • Types of Tools
      Technique
    • Grades
      Early Elementary School, Preschool, Upper Elementary School
    • ASCA Standards
      A:A2 Acquire Skills for Improving Learning, PS:B1 Self-Knowledge Application, PS:C1 Acquire Personal Safety Skills
    • Number of pages
      3
    • Topics
      Character Education, Emotional Problems, Feelings, Parent Training, Relationships
    • Objective

      To describe the different approaches to use and indicators of
      success when implementing bibliotherapy.

    • Types of Tools
      Technique
    • Grades
      Early Elementary School, Upper Elementary School
    • ASCA Standards
      A:A2 Acquire Skills for Improving Learning, PS:B1 Self-Knowledge Application
    • Number of pages
      2
    • Topics
      ADD/ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum, Depression, Health Issues, Self-Control, Stress
    • Objective

      To describe rationale of biofeedback as a viable tool for therapists
      to help clients address a wide range of psychosomatic symptoms and
      understand the relationship between their bodies and minds.

    • Types of Tools
      Technique
    • Grades
      Early Elementary School, Upper Elementary School
    • ASCA Standards
      A:A2 Acquire Skills for Improving Learning, A:B1 Improve Learning
    • Number of pages
      3
    • Topics
      Behavior Management, Motivation, Parent Training, Self-Esteem
    • Objective

      To provide rationale for children with random positive reinforcement.

    • Types of Tools
      Technique
    • Grades
      Early Elementary School, Upper Elementary School
    • ASCA Standards
      A:A1 Improve Academic Self-Concept, A:B1 Improve Learning, PS:C1 Acquire Personal Safety Skills
    • Number of pages
      3