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Book: Therapeutic Storywriting (A Practical Guide to Developing Emotional Literacy in Primary Schools)

Waters, T

2004 David Fulton, London

Literacy work can provide a therapeutic context in which to support children with emotional and behavioural difficulties in mainstream schools. This text provides a clear theoretical rationale for therapeutic storywriting.

By the author of the Story Links Project.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/product-description/1843121166/ref=dp_proddesc_0?ie=UTF8&n=266239&s=books

Book: Inside I’m Hurting

Bomber, L

2007 Worth, London

Inside I’m Hurting provides educational professionals with a much-needed classroom handbook of new strategies, practical tools and the confidence for supporting these children from an attachment perspective, thus promoting inclusion in the school system.

Contents include: how attachment difficulties can affect a child’s ability to learn; providing an ‘additional attachment figure’ in schools; the benefits and challenges of getting alongside children who have experienced trauma and loss; transitions during the school day; permanency and constancy; being explicit; regulating arousal levels; handling conflict; wondering aloud; lowering the effects of shame; working with transition from primary to secondary phase; developing effective home/school partnership (includes a photocopiable initial meeting prompt card); providing staff support; recommendations for future action.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Inside-Hurting-Strategies-Supporting-Difficulties/dp/1903269113/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1259065595&sr=1-1

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