Bounce Back! Years 5-8, a Wellbeing and Resilience Program

Bounce Back! Years 5-8, a Wellbeing and Resilience Program
Helen McGrath and Noble McGrath
Pearson Education Australia 2011
ISBN 9781442534643


Today, increasing numbers of young people are struggling through school and life with emotional and social needs that adversely affect their learning and challenge schools and welfare agencies. Bullying, anxiety, depression, youth suicide and substance abuse are major issues. This extensively updated and revised edition of Bounce Back! aims to help young people function well, both at school and in life. It provides practical strategies to help them cope with the complexity of their everyday lives and learn how to 'bounce back' when they experience sadness, difficulties, frustrations and challenging times.

Each new Bounce Back! book is a flip book. The Teacher's Handbook is on one side and the Teacher Resource Book with the Bounce Back! curriculum is on the other side.

Teacher's Resource Books
Each Teacher Resource Book has nine curriculum units:

Core values:
developing positive and pro-social values

People Bouncing Back:
developing strategies for coping and bouncing back

finding courage in both everyday life and difficult circumstances

Looking on the bright side:
teaching optimistic thinking

amplifying positive emotions and managing negative emotions

skills for building and maintaining friendships

as a coping skill

No bullying:
skills for countering bullying

(STAR, CHAMP, WINNERS): skills and attitudes for being successful

Teacher's Handbook
The teacher's handbook explores the theory, rationale and research behind the BOUNCE BACK! program and outlines strategies for its delivery

RRP: $99.95

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