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By Kenneth R. Ginsburg (Editor), Sara B. Kinsman (Editor)
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- More than 100 cloud-based video clips
- Group learning and discussion topics

In today's pressure-cooker society, youth need to tap into their strengths, acquire specific skills to cope, recover from adversity, and be prepared for future challenges. That's a tall order for young people but may be particularly challenging for youth exposed to chronic stress or traumatic experiences.

Most risky teen behaviors serve at least partly as coping strategies that help youth manage uncomfortable stressors. These behaviors offer fleeting relief but lead to troubling patterns that only magnify stress and are in some cases life threatening. Helping youth develop a range of positive alternative coping strategies may diminish their need to turn to these worrisome quick fixes and will prepare them to thrive.

Developed for all youth serving professionals, Guiding Adolescents to Use Healthy Strategies to Manage Stress helps you

- Improve your skill sets in helping adolescents manage life's challenges.
- Offer practical approaches for guiding youth to control their reactions and choose healthier behaviors
- Use strategies to de-escalate tension when stressors lead to crises.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781581108569
ISBN-10: 1581108567
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Publication Date: January 1st, 2014
Pages: 144
Language: English