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Home-made Books Material drawn from: Homemade Books to Help Kids Cope: An easy to learn technique for parents and professi...
Introduction  <ul><li>The value of writing stories with children </li></ul><ul><li>Helping children deal with different si...
Three types of books <ul><li>Books to describe situations </li></ul><ul><li>Books to define feelings </li></ul><ul><li>Boo...
Books to describe a situation  <ul><li>A natural way to prepare for change and transitions  </li></ul><ul><li>A helpful wa...
Books to define feelings <ul><li>Feelings – a large part of a child's experience </li></ul><ul><li>Describing a behaviour ...
Books to make an empathetic statement <ul><li>Natural and conformable way to get a little distance </li></ul><ul><li>Helps...
Benefits  <ul><li>A tangible sense of involvement with a child  </li></ul><ul><li>Building understanding between adult and...
Tools and techniques for making books <ul><li>Drawing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Draw the pictures yourself </li></ul></ul><ul>...
Tools and techniques <ul><li>Computers </li></ul><ul><li>Borders, illustrations, clip art </li></ul><ul><li>Adding in text...
Materials for paper books  <ul><li>Paper – different colours sizes and types </li></ul><ul><li>Pencils, felt pens, gel pen...
Some situations when it’s useful for professionals   <ul><li>Introducing yourself as new worker </li></ul><ul><li>Explaini...
Finally  <ul><li>‘ In creating a book about a difficult experience, the child is able to develop mastery and control by pu...
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  1. 1. Home-made Books Material drawn from: Homemade Books to Help Kids Cope: An easy to learn technique for parents and professionals Author: Robert G Ziegler, MD Magination Press, Washington, 1992 ISBN: 0-945354-50-9
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>The value of writing stories with children </li></ul><ul><li>Helping children deal with different situations </li></ul><ul><li>Valuable for parents, carers and professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Useful with all ages of children </li></ul>
  3. 3. Three types of books <ul><li>Books to describe situations </li></ul><ul><li>Books to define feelings </li></ul><ul><li>Books to make general and empathetic statements </li></ul>
  4. 4. Books to describe a situation <ul><li>A natural way to prepare for change and transitions </li></ul><ul><li>A helpful way to introduce new ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Helps parents and carers too – gives them time to reflect </li></ul><ul><li>Unique messages </li></ul><ul><li>Repeating and reinforcing messages </li></ul>
  5. 5. Books to define feelings <ul><li>Feelings – a large part of a child's experience </li></ul><ul><li>Describing a behaviour enables a child to identify and understand feelings </li></ul><ul><li>Helpful for children in visualising feelings </li></ul><ul><li>Helps children to accept feelings about a situation </li></ul><ul><li>Acknowledge the challenge to adult ability to accept feelings </li></ul>
  6. 6. Books to make an empathetic statement <ul><li>Natural and conformable way to get a little distance </li></ul><ul><li>Helps a child to get and keep a sense of perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Finding a generally empathetic statement (qualified by ‘sometimes’) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Benefits <ul><li>A tangible sense of involvement with a child </li></ul><ul><li>Building understanding between adult and child </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing acceptance </li></ul><ul><li>Creating grounds for further dialogue </li></ul><ul><li>Focusing on relationships </li></ul>
  8. 8. Tools and techniques for making books <ul><li>Drawing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Draw the pictures yourself </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Child draws the pictures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do it together </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scrapbook </li></ul><ul><li>Cut and paste from magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Use photos </li></ul>
  9. 9. Tools and techniques <ul><li>Computers </li></ul><ul><li>Borders, illustrations, clip art </li></ul><ul><li>Adding in text </li></ul><ul><li>Draw, paint programmes, desktop publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Import photos and cartoons </li></ul><ul><li>Computer-based book can include animations, etc . </li></ul>
  10. 10. Materials for paper books <ul><li>Paper – different colours sizes and types </li></ul><ul><li>Pencils, felt pens, gel pens </li></ul><ul><li>Scrap materials – magazines, catalogues </li></ul><ul><li>Scissors </li></ul><ul><li>Glue stick </li></ul><ul><li>Photos </li></ul><ul><li>Hole punches, staples </li></ul>
  11. 11. Some situations when it’s useful for professionals <ul><li>Introducing yourself as new worker </li></ul><ul><li>Explaining why you are there </li></ul><ul><li>Reflecting on situations and events </li></ul><ul><li>Introducing change, e.g. new baby, change of school or placement </li></ul><ul><li>Exploring behaviour issues </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing for court </li></ul>
  12. 12. Finally <ul><li>‘ In creating a book about a difficult experience, the child is able to develop mastery and control by putting words to affectively charged situations, one of the first steps in changing behaviour…’ </li></ul><ul><li>Madeline Steinberg, Psy.D. Harvard Medical School at the Cambridge Hospital </li></ul>
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