Drawing out feelings is a nonthreatening way of approaching students with big emotions. Students can write their worries in each drop and demonstrate the size of their worries. Counseling professionals can help kids identify which situations may be bigger or smaller than what is drawn.Perfect to use with the Drowning In Worry PowerPoint
Feelings Game: Here are a range of worksheets developed by the Children's Involvement Team, to aid direct work with children and young people. The worksheets are all around children's wishes and feelings.
This is a great tool to take a snapshot of a person’s life at a point in time. It keeps challenges in perspective and assists a person to identify their strengths. For social work students and social work practitioners, this is a great intervention to acknowledge the good in you and to reassess your own growth, value, and mindset at this present moment.
This "Worry Tree" is a poster I would love to hang in my classroom. It is a resource I think students could refer to, when needed, to help them regulate their emotions and deal with their "problems" in an effective way. Eventually, they will be able to follow this process on their own, and develop their emotional competence - which is an important skill that underlies positive mental health (Reinke et al., 2011).