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Resources for Learning Mentors

Resources for Learning Mentors
Practical Activities for Group Sessions

  • Pam Allen - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Development Coordinator, Sheffield

November 2007 | 128 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Designed to develop effective preventative approaches for learning mentors working with the emotional needs of vulnerable youngsters, this resource helps ensure that children and young people can learn ways to feel safe and valued and can build confidence to act independently.

Resources for Learning Mentors shows mentors how to help young people:

  • Develop a capacity to set realistic targets
  • Build a positive view of their strengths and abilities
  • Strengthen skills in communication and problem solving
  • Improve their capacity to manage strong feelings

The author provides comprehensive facilitator notes, activities, and resources to support positive mental health and well being.

Foreword by Panos Vostanis
Planning the Programme
The Programme
How to Use the programme
Section 1: Introducing Me

Section 2: Facing Feelings

Section 3: Body and Mind

Section 4: Coping and Strength


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ISBN: 9781412930895

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