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Resources for counsellors and teachers about psychology, mental health issues, and violence

Books from Your ATA Library

7 Ways to Transform the Lives of Wounded Students

7 Ways to Transform the Lives of Wounded Students provides a wealth of strategies and ideas for teachers and principals who work with wounded students--those who are beyond the point of "at-risk" and have experienced trauma in their lives. Sharing stories and examples from real schools and students, this inspirational book examines the seven key strategies necessary for changing school culture to transform the lives of individual students. Recognizing the power of effective leadership and empathy in creating a sense of community and safety for wounded students,

It's OK That You're Not OK

In It's OK That You're Not OK, Megan Devine offers a profound new approach to both the experience of grief and the way we try to help others who have endured tragedy.

Supporting Difficult Transitions

The international contributors to Supporting Difficult Transitions discuss examples of transitions that are problematic for children, young people and their carers.

Counseling Transgender and Non-Binary Youth

This book responds to that need by setting out clear advice and support on working with transgender and non-binary youth with regard to their identity, mental health, personal and family life and their medical and social transition as well as offering additional resources and reading lists.

Managing stress in secondary schools

Managing Stress in Secondary Schools: A Whole-School Approach for Staff and Students, second edition, introduces a practical stress management programme for use in schools and colleges. Drawing from current theory and evidence-based practice on anxiety, stress and mental health, it offers student lesson plans, plus a staff self-training session, with concrete activities to develop crucial stress management skills in both staff and students.

The Mental Health and Wellbeing Handbook for Schools

This book lays out an intuitive and practical approach to mental health and wellbeing that any school can adopt to transform their mental health support for students.

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