Product Number : 178661500
By Wendy L. Moss, PhD and Robin DeLuca-Acconi, LCSW
School Made Easier will shows kids how to:
Understand academic stress
Use mind games to feel less stressed and more confident
Problem-solve to cope with stressful situations
Organize papers and files
Use executive functioning skills to make homework and studying easier
Manage time wisely
Study more effectively
Stay calm and cool on test day
And much more!
128 pages, color illustrations, 7 x 9, softcover. Ages 8-13
Teens struggle with balancing social lives with school requirements, and many generate high levels of stress as they attempt to score high on each test or assignment. To cope, students need to learn time management skills to juggle the various elements of their lives. Enter Moss and DeLuca-Acconi, who cover most of the same ground as seen in [other titles], but in a format more appealing to its intended audienceBoth counselors and school librarians should consider adding this book to their collections.
This book serves as a one-stop guide that can soothe school anxiety and stress that stems from any number of causes while helping children develop healthy skills. Those skills, in turn, keep the anxiety and stress under check and can result in more positive school experience overall.
About the Authors
Wendy L. Moss, PhD, ABPP, FAASP,has her doctorate in clinical psychology, is a licensed psychologist, and has a certification in school psychology.
Dr. Moss has practiced in the field of psychology for over 30 years and has worked in hospital, residential, private practice, clinic, and school settings. She has the distinction of being recognized as a diplomate in school psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology for her advanced level of competence in the field of school psychology.
Dr. Moss has been appointed as a fellow in the American Academy of School Psychology.
In addition, she is the author ofBeing Me: A Kid's Guide to Boosting Confidence and Self-EsteemandChildren Don't Come With an Instruction Manual: A Teacher's Guide to Problems That Affect Learners, and has written several articles.
Dr. Moss is currently an ad hoc reviewer for theJournal for Specialists in Group Workand theJournal of School Psychology.
Robin A. DeLuca-Acconi, LCSW,is a licensed clinical social worker, and has a certification in school social work.
Ms. Acconi has practiced in the field of social work for almost 15 years and has worked in schools, youth, community, and family counseling agencies. She has been a parent educator and staff trainer, conducting workshops on anxiety and stress reduction, conflict management, social skills, and optimizing executive functioning skills. She has authored pamphlets and manuals on social and emotional learning and friendship development. In addition, she has presented for national and international audiences on Awakening the Global Consciousness of Students and Teaching for Peace and Human Rights. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in social work policy.
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