ERIC Number: ED407643
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
A Stress Control Workbook for Youth Grades 6-12.
Trotter, Jennie C.
Stress is an inevitable part of students' lives, but too much stress can have damaging consequences. Ways in which children can respond positively are covered in this stress booklet. Intended for students in grades 6-12, the booklet is divided into 20 lessons on stress. Each lesson features various activities, role plays, exercises, and checklists for the student. The book helps students to understand what stress is, how it affects the body, how to understand the causes of stress, and ways to handle stressful situations. Each lesson contains worksheet pages for student self-evaluation and planning. There are many ways in which a person or group can use this booklet, such as working on it alone, at a leisurely pace, or covering all the lessons in a weekend workshop. Information on nutrition and coping skills such as relaxation, massage, deep breathing, visualization, and positive communication is included. Some of the lessons outline exercises and activities for the students, such as art projects and role playing. Lessons list various steps or ways for combating stress and offer scenarios which encourage reflection. Contains 19 annotated suggestions for further reading. (RJM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Coping, Curriculum Guides, Intermediate Grades, Program Guides, Self Management, Stress Management, Stress Variables, Student Problems, Teaching Guides
Wholistic Stress Control Institute, Inc., 3480 Greenbriar Parkway, Suite 310-B; Atlanta, GA 30331 ($10 quantity discounts upon request).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wholistic Stress Control Inst., Atlanta, GA.