How to Make & Keep Friends
Donna Shea and Nadine Briggs are managing partners of How to Make & Keep Friends, LLC, a social education company. They are co-authors of the How to Make & Keep Friends books and creators of the Social Success in School Initiative. Donna and Nadine consult to schools, parent groups, and human service agencies. They are also seasoned public speakers and travel to bring workshops and seminars to schools, conferences and other venues across the country.Donna and Nadine are certified in bullying prevention through the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center and provide classroom training and team building for schools systems. Their focus is teaching kids to create a culture of kindness and use of good manners to prevent bullying before it happens.Donna and Nadine would love to speak with you about providing programming in your area or keep in touch with you about new books and materials.Visit our website at: www.howtomakeandkeepfriends.com
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How to Make & Keep Friends: Tips for Kids to Overcome 50 Common Social Challenges
This book provides parents and kids with social skills advice presented in top ten list format. Simple tips for the most common social challenges are included, such as:
- How to Make New Friends at School
- How to Safely Handle Angry Feelings
- Attending Parties
- How to Share Fairly
- Being a Good Play Date Guest and Host
- Working in a Group
- … and much more!
How to Make & Keep Friends: Helping Your Child Achieve Social Success
This next entry in our How to Make and Keep Friends series is a how-to manual for parents and professionals to support children with social challenges. The easy-to-read format clearly outlines common barriers that hinder friendships with actionable coaching tips and suggested language for adults to use to provide support to kids during unstructured social interactions.Adults play a key role in the formation of friendships and How to Make & Keep Friends: Coaching Children for Social Success explains how to guide children toward finding true and meaningful connections.
I Feel Mad! Tips for Kids on Managing Angry Feelings
The I Feel Mad anger workbook provides simple, actionable and proven strategies to help kids manage angry feelings. In this workbook, your child will learn: • the anger rule to follow and what he or she can or cannot do when he or she is feeling angry; • that anger is a normal emotion we all have, but managing anger appropriately is a critical life skill; • how to identify the physical sensations of anger and implement strategies before it becomes too hot to handle; • a menu of safe strategies to choose from when angry situations arise; • and effective problem-solving skills and specific reactions to replace an angry response.