Greetings All: I'm seeking recommendations for a resiliency curriculum that could be used in a home setting with elementary school-aged children. Also, does anyone have experience as a tutor or home visitor in providing resiliency training for families in the home setting? Thanks!
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I'm looking for the same thing. One of the programs we are looking at using is Nurturing Parenting.
I'm seeking curriculum for Early Childhood Educators so if anyone has any recommendations that would be awesome. It would be implemented into Early Head Start/Head Start/ Private Childcare Centers & Family Day homes and some Preschool/Pre-K classrooms as well.
Im hoping you’ll consider adding to your resources the book I write on this with pediatric cancer advocate Deborah Miller, PhD. Compassion In Action: Emotional First-Aid for Children speaks directly to the teacher/parent/caregiver about exactly how to do that skill-building. Thank you for considering it.
There is a school in the UK using the Little Iceberg as part of a recovery curriculum
Many of their teachers have done lessons around grief loss sadness and hope from this one book
I might suggest the Helping Children with Loss program under the auspices of the Grief Recovery Institute. This is a 4-session, 10 hour class for parents, caregivers, teachers, counselors and others who have, love, care for or work with children and youth. The program is available both in person (depending on Covid conditions) and live online. To learn more in the US - visit https://www.griefrecoverymetho...elping-children-loss.
Our UK counterparts have additional resources, including in-class curricula for teachers at all levels, for social and emotional learning. To learn more about these - both products for sale as well as free downloadable fliers, visit https://www.griefuk.org/schools/
I would also be glad to speak with anyone who has questions about these resources.
Lois Hall, MS
Hello, I heard about the curriculum, "Ms. Kendra", however, I have not explored details, I only know it is applicable to elementary students.
I'd encourage you to check out Mind Matters: Overcoming Adversity and Building Resilience. It's content can be used in one-on-one settings, including in homes with parents. While it is written for people 12 and up, it has been adapted to younger ages.
If you would like to see an online review copy or to discuss possible adaptations for younger students, please let me know.
Kay Reed (email@example.com)
incredible resource !!!! thank you
I like Mind Matters. I’d also suggest teachers and adults check out the Www.R4R.support site. Downloadable brochure with 4 easy applications that can be done in a snap, also videos with kids and adults that are ‘plug—and-play for anyone. There are at least a dozen video options to choose from, and all easy to play for the self or group.
Not to seem immodest but I have a hand-picked collection from my years teaching Emotional First-Aid in the book on Amazon - Compassion In Action: Emotional First-Aid for Children. It’s got a section for you, a section for teaching children, and a section for teaching others how to teach them. 😊 I’ve included a handy what-to-do-when chart, and also talk about the phases of any troubling event so that the user will feel more confident about what skills are most useful to teach in any of them.
Hope that helps. I believe when we teach them how to use the body to both find and feel their safety, strength, and sense of resiliency, that the mind will easily come to see and believe that, so that next time they have a situation, they’ll also have very real memory (‘evidence’ ) that they ARE resilient.
wow I am amazed at this resource. !!!!! thank you
I would love to share the "5 minute mindfulness" program for classroom educators -- an evidence-based model we have used for 8 years in South Carolina through Resilient Schools research and initiatives spanning youth ages 4 and up. Happy to discuss and strategize as well, if helpful, as we have trained over 8,000 educators and first responders on the model. firstname.lastname@example.org