Anxiety: Deal With It

SKU: 9781459407091

Joey Mandel
Deal With It Series
Grade Levels:
Five, Six, Seven, Eight
Book Type:
James Lorimer & Company Ltd.
Deal With It Series
Copyright Date:

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Anxiety: Deal With It Before It Ties You Up in Knots is one of the titles in the Deal With It Series created to assist adolescents with everyday conflicts in their lives and promotes peaceful resolution. This title examines how students can effectively deal with being anxious or what to do when a classmate has a meltdown or anxiety attack. This accessible, illustrated book helps all kids understand anxiety better and offers practical ideas for coping. Filled with information, quizzes, definitions, and helpful hints Anxiety helps young people identify and deal with the many different ways that anxiety is expressed, from phobias to panic attacks, in settings as diverse as home, the schoolyard, and the mall. It offers insight to everyone -- to the child experiencing anxiety, to someone who doubts the problem is real, and to a young person who witnesses another's problem. The forms of anxiety are defined with easy to understand examples presented in comic format, a quiz, letters to a Conflict Counsellor, do's and don'ts, and tips on how to deal with these issues. Suggested activities that demonstrate how to overcome and avoid anxious behaviour are provided as well as a resource guide for follow-up activities. This is a valuable student resource for dealing with anxiety at the classroom level. The cartoon illustrations are effective and inclusive showing male and female students from a variety of cultural and religious groups. This book adds an important new topic to the Deal With It series with an approachable and non-threatening approach to different forms of anxiety in the lives of young people. Joey Mandel, the author of Anxiety: Deal With It is a special education teacher and presenter at the Toronto District School Board, promoting positive teaching strategies and stress reduction in the classroom. She runs a private educational consulting and therapy practice, offering strategies to help parents teach social-emotional skills to their children and increase positive relationships in the home. Fry Reading Level: 6.1.

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