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Talking is for All

Talking is for All
How Children and Teenagers Develop Emotional Literacy

Second Edition
  • Betty Rudd - Teacher and Chartered Counselling Psychologist, East Sussex

October 2008 | 200 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Includes CD-Rom

This book and CD-Rom is an activity and worksheet packed resource for anyone wanting a unified programme to assist emotional development in those aged 4 to 19 years old. Implementing emotional literacy within the whole school curriculum is made simple for the facilitator and fun for the participants.

In one volume, Talking Is for All provides updated new editions of Betty Rudd's three bestselling books: Talking is for Kids, Talking is for Us and Talking is for Teens.

This book will be useful for all those working with young people either in classroom, small group or individual settings. It contains:

- practical activities and resources

- illustrations, stories, and cartoons

- assessment and record keeping advice.

There are three age appropriate sections which include a description of the stages of emotional development and all the activities suited to that stage. It brings together theory and research findings on emotional health and puts them into a flexible programme which enables positive action for emotional wellness and resiliency.

Betty Rudd is a Chartered Counseling Psychologist and Specialist Teacher.

She is the author of seven books and twenty-one games, most of them focusing on emotional literacy.

Introduction and structural overview
Emotional literacy overview
How to use the resources
Materials and resources
Part One Talking is for Kids - Emotional literacy for four to seven year olds
Record keeping
Stories and activities
Plans for using the worksheets
Part 2 Talking is for Us - Emotional literacy for eight to twelve year olds
Record keeping
Stories and activities
Plans for using the worksheets
Part 3 Talking is for Teens - Emotional literacy for thirteen to nineteen year olds
Record keeping
Stories and activities
Plans for using the worksheets
List of useful resources

With the continued focus on emotional well-being of children in the Children's Services sector, this is a useful text to support practitioners.

Mrs Sacha Mason
Department of Education Studies, Bishop Grosseteste College
October 1, 2010

Sample Materials & Chapters

Introduction PDF

Part One PDF

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ISBN: 9781412935340

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