Trauma-proofing Your Kids: A Parents' Guide For Instilling Confidence, Joy And Resilience

byPeter A. Levine, Maggie Kline

Paperback | March 4, 2008

Trauma-proofing Your Kids: A Parents' Guide For Instilling Confidence, Joy And Resilience by Peter A. Levine
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The number of anxious, depressed, hyperactive and withdrawn children is staggering—and still growing! Millions have experienced bullying, violence (real or in the media), abuse or sexual molestation. Many other kids have been traumatized from more “ordinary” ordeals such as terrifying medical procedures, accidents, loss and divorce. Trauma-Proofing Your Kids sends a lifeline to parents who wonder how they can help their worried and troubled children now. It offers simple but powerful tools to keep children safe from danger and to help them “bounce back” after feeling scared and overwhelmed. No longer will kids have to be passive prey to predators or the innocent victims of life’s circumstances.In addition to arming parents with priceless protective strategies, best-selling authors Dr. Peter A. Levine and Maggie Kline offer an antidote to trauma and a recipe for creating resilient kids no matter what misfortune has besieged them. Trauma-Proofing Your Kids is a treasure trove of simple-to-follow “stress-busting,” boundary-setting, sensory/motor-awareness activities that counteract trauma’s effect on a child’s body, mind and spirit. Including a chapter on how to navigate the inevitable difficulties that arise during the various ages and stages of development, this ground-breaking book simplifies an often mystifying and complex subject, empowering parents to raise truly confident and joyful kids despite stressful and turbulent times.
Dedication and Acknowledgments Foreword by Mira Rothenberg CHAPTER ITrauma Is a Fact of Life Real-Life Examples of Children We Have Known Trauma Is Not Only in the EventThe Recipe for Trauma The Recipe for Resilience CHAPTER IIBuilding Resilience by Building Sensory Skills through Practice, Practice and More PracticeGiving Appropriate ...
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Title:Trauma-proofing Your Kids: A Parents' Guide For Instilling Confidence, Joy And ResilienceFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:248 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.6 inShipping dimensions:248 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.6 inPublished:March 4, 2008Publisher:North Atlantic BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1556436998

ISBN - 13:9781556436994

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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