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A Guide for Helping Children Manage Anger C0098
This presentation was developed to help parents and caregivers recognize when a child is acting out through anger, when it is normal and healthy and how to recognize signs that something more serious is going on and should be addressed.

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Building Resiliency in Children: A Parent’s Guide P0217
This presentation will teach participants how to recognize characteristics of resilient children as well as methods for building resilience in children by teaching coping skills, optimism, character building and more.

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Bully Busting Activities (1st – 8th grade instructor’s guide) C0017
The purpose of this presentation is to guide children through three processes of discovery, positive action and resolution in terms of bullying.

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Challenges of Changing Schools C0186
It’s tough to start at a new school! All new people, old friends left behind, who knows where this group is with their text books? This presentation addresses each of these challenges and offers suggestions for making new friends and keeping your grades up through the process.

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Children & Separations Issues of Deployment C0008
This presentation addresses the positive aspect of separation from the deployed parent and ways to strengthen the relationship long distance. Additionally, it discusses detrimental coping strategies to watch for and signs to recognize that it is time to seek professional help.

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Children and Moving C0204
This presentation covers the challenges children face when moving to a new location and tips to help children handle moving and adjusting to their new surroundings.

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Conflict Resolution with Children ages 4 – 12 C0018
You will find guidelines and ground rules for everyone to use when resolving conflict as well as effective problem solving techniques will be addressed. This is developed for parents.

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Conflict Resolution with Children ages 13-16 C0043
This presentation provides guidelines and ground rules for everyone to use when resolving conflict as well as effective problem solving techniques will be addressed. This is developed for parents.

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Conflict Resolution for Middle School C0193
This presentation is designed to help middle school-age kids understand what conflict is, different responses to conflict, communication skills that can help prevent conflict and beneficial ways of handling and resolving conflict.

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Developmental Stages 13 – 18 C0256
This presentation discusses rate of development and growth for the 13 to 18 year old and how each child is unique.

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Effective Discipline for Pre-Teens ages 10-12 P0022
This workshop teaches parents and caregivers how to maintain good communication, how to discipline, how the military lifestyle briefing affects the child and more.

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Effective Discipline for School Age Children ages 6-9 P0020
This presentation addresses the developmental stage of six to nine year olds and effective tools for setting guidelines, shaping behavior, discipline and touches on the affect deployment has on this age group.

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Effective Discipline for Teens ages 13-17 P0023
Parents and caregivers of teenagers will learn effective guidelines for setting rules, limits and consequences for their teen.

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Effective Discipline for Young Children ages 2-5 P0039
This presentation explores our job as caregivers and parents to support a positive learning environment while creating guidelines and teaching skills that promote the growing process.

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Helping Children Cope with Post-Deployment Issues P0143
This presentation talks about a child’s concerns and potential challenges with the return of a parent from deployment and suggests coping techniques that a parent can employ to support a satisfying and positive reintegration process for the entire family. Includes parent guides and activities for toddlers/preschoolers, grade-school children and teenagers.

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Responding to Toddlers Who Bite and Hit P0133
This presentation reviews challenging toddler behavior like biting and hitting and provides solutions for redirecting the child to make better choices and communicate effectively.

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Talking to Parents: Effective Parent/Caregiver Communication P0010
This was developed for caregivers on the art of addressing a parent regarding issues their child may be having in the classroom or other care environment. Also Included are guidelines for long-term relationship building.

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Teaching Children How to Get Along P0185
With a roomful of young children, conflict isn’t a surprise. This presentation offers information on the caregiver’s role describes some difficult behaviors and suggests problem solving skills that can help keep the peace. Includes a workbook of activities.

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Teens & the Power of Peer Pressure C0110
This presentation provides an inside look at peer pressure – what it is and why kids sometimes give in. This presentation will also offer some ideas on how to say no to peer pressure.

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Tips for Teachers: Working with Children during Deployment C0112
This presentation discusses ways for teachers to alleviate the stress for both the child and the parent and suggest positive coping behaviors that can help children successfully make it through a parent’s deployment and extended absence.

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Trauma and Children: A Guide for Helping Children Manage Traumatic Events ML0199
This presentation discusses children’s fears and possible reactions to trauma as well as tips for talking to children and helping them cope and handle their feelings.

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