Introduction THE PROGRAMME A Is for Anger B Is for Bottled-up C Is for Cool It D Is for Dynamite E Is for Explosion F Is for Fuse G Is for Grumble Jar H Is for Helping Yourself I Is for 'I' Messages J Is for Joke K Is for Kettle Boiling L Is for Listening M Is for Move It N Is for No O Is for outside P Is for Post It Q Is for Quality Talk R Is for Rules S Is for Shield T Is for Traffic Lights U Is for Understanding V Is for Vocabulary W Is for Wind down X Is for X-Ray Eyes Y Is for Yell Z Is for Zero APPENDICES Appendix 1: Anger Alphabet - Pre and Post Course Checklist Appendix 2: Anger Models Appendix 3: Pre and Post Course Observation Checklist Appendix 4: Strong Feelings Diary Appendix 5: Format for Group Work Appendix 6: Time Out Vouchers Appendix 7: Top Tips for Teachers Appendix 8: Top Tips for Parents Appendix 9: Top Tips/Strategies for Children Appendix 10: Behaviour Monitoring Chart Appendix 11: Reward Sticker Chart Appendix 12: Information Sheet on Attachment Disorders Appendix 13: Strategy Sheet: Attachment Disorders Appendix 14: Nurture Group Information Sheet
Tina Rae specializes in social, emotional and behavioral disorders and difficulties. She has undertaken research in the areas of engagement and disaffection with learning in young people, debriefing following critical incidents, attachment disorders, emotional well being and the psychological assessment of young offenders. Rae is experienced in assessing children and young people with respect to learning difficulties, emotional well being and relationships with carers. She is a registered member of the Health Professions Council and a full member of the British Psychological Society. She is currently a Professional and Academic tutor on the Doctorate in Child and Educational Psychology at UEL. Tina is a member of the SEBDA executive and council and a member of ENSEC. With 68 publications to date, she has written extensively on topics such as well-being, attachment, resilience, emotional literacy, behavioural problems, anger and stress management, critical incidents, cognitive behavioural therapy, motivational interviewing, solution focused brief therapy, loss and bereavement in young people, youth offending and social skills development.
'The Anger Alphabet is invaluable for those who work with young people as professionals in either education or social care. Like the previous edition, this book gives sound advice, practical activities, and a clearly structured programme of experiences and opportunities to help young people develop an internal locus of control over their emotions. This edition has new illustrations, activities for outdoors and new practical tools such as charts, checklists and lists of strategies for young people, their parents and their teachers.
Coping with stress, anxiety and self doubt is a challenge for
many, but for those who struggle with attachment difficulties or
are on the autistic spectrum, these challenges can be overwhelming.
The Anger Alphabet is a highly effective programme providing fun
and stimulating sessions that help young people manage, not
repress, their emotions. Helping young people to develop these
skills can be important for the day to day management of a
classroom or group. More importantly however, this programme
provides lifelong strategies that can support mental and emotional
health and wellbeing, the forming and maintaining of relationships,
motivation and success in learning, the development of positive
values and attitudes, and the building of self-confidence. Tina Rae
has once again given professionals working with children and young
people a highly effective tool for their toolkit'
-Terri Harrison, Nature Nurture Project, Camphill School, Aberdeen