New in Our Nation: Activities to Promote Self-esteem and Resilience in Young Asylum Seekers

New in Our Nation: Activities to Promote Self-esteem and Resilience in Young Asylum Seekers

Paperback Lucky Duck Books

By (author) P. Allen, By (author) Ian Warwick, By (author) Jan Begum

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  • Publisher: Lucky Duck Publishing
  • Format: Paperback | 118 pages
  • Dimensions: 206mm x 294mm x 12mm | 458g
  • Publication date: 31 March 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Bristol
  • ISBN 10: 1904315216
  • ISBN 13: 9781904315216
  • Edition statement: A4 Book and CD
  • Illustrations note: 15ill.
  • Sales rank: 1,997,601

Product description

Refugee children have often experienced great disruption, violence and fear. They have frequently lost members of their family and may even have witnessed their deaths. They have left everything that is familiar and found themselves deposited in a completely different, strange and sometimes frightening environment. This exceptional resource offers the adults who support these young people a sensitive, honest and practical programme. There is a good balance between affective and skills based activities and, whilst recognising the uncertainty they face, the eight sessions all provide a positive focus for the young people and their families. The programme includes: } Exploring our Feelings about Who We Are } Role-Models } Poetry and Painting } History, Legislation and my Bill of Rights } My Shield of Strength } Hopes, Fears and Dreams The resource includes copiable material for participants personal files, and posters for display.

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Table of contents

Foreword - Joan Macfarlane Introduction Session 1 Opening the Group Session 2 Exploring our Feelings about Who We Are Session 3 Role-models Session 4 Poetry and Painting Session 5 History, Legislation and My Bill of Rights Session 6 Agony Aunt Session 7 My Shield of Strength Session 8 Hopes, Fears and Dreams