Stress Management for Adolescents, Program Guide and Audio CD

Stress Management for Adolescents, Program Guide and Audio CD : A Cognitive-Behavioral Program

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Enhances the ability of middle and high school students to reduce stress and handle stressful situations in their daily lives-for use in classroom or small group settings. The Program Guide provides scripted sessions, instructions, worksheets, visual aids, and motivational activities. Pretests and posttests are included to measure levels of stress, ability to handle stress, and the effectiveness of various coping strategies. A free copy of the Scanning Relaxation audio CD is included with the Program Guide. The Student Manual is an integral part of the program and is necessary to implement the program.

Program Objectives:
This stress management program is designed to help students achieve the following objectives:

Understand the nature of stress and its impact on health and behavior.
Recognize the stressors and signs of stress in their own lives.
Recognize the cognitive components of stress, especially the effects of one's automatic thoughts and internal dialogue on appraisal of stressors.
Learn various relaxation methods to reduce muscle tension related to stress.
Learn cognitive techniques to increase accurate appraisal of stressors.
Learn specific behavioral techniques for reducing the degree of stress and distress.
Learn a problem-solving strategy for dealing with situations that are stressors or potential stressors.
Integrate cognitive and behavioral coping strategies in their daily lives.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 19.05mm | 521.63g
  • IL, United States
  • English
  • 0878224440
  • 9780878224449
  • 1,408,919

About Diane De Anda

Dr Diane de Anda, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Social Welfare at the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research, USA. She has been active for over 25 years in community agencies and foundations that focus on special problems of adolescent populations, such as stress and coping, violence prevention, and adolescent pregnancy, particularly with Latino and multicultural youth. She has worked as a junior high school teacher, school social worker, and researcher. Dr. de Anda has published several books and numerous articles in scholarly journals. She has also published works of fiction for adults and children.
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