Publications

Supporting Refugee Children

Foreword by Roméo Dallaire
Paperback $35.95
ISBN: 978-1-44260-030-0
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The psychosocial needs of war-affected children who migrate to other countries are difficult to identify, complicated to understand, and even more troubling to address. Supporting Refugee Children provides a holistic exploration of these challenges and offers practical advice for teachers, social workers, and counsellors, as well as suggestions for policy makers.
“Anyone forced to flee repression in their home country — anyone forced to leave everything behind — dies a little. When I was a child, my family and I had to gather all of our strength and what little we had to escape to Canada. We relied on the understanding and generosity of those who welcomed us. This book portrays those hardships and shows how the slightest kind gesture or compassionate word can make an enormous difference.”The Rt. Honourable Michaëlle Jean, UNESCO Special Envoy for Haiti
“If we really care about refugee students in our classrooms, we must rethink and reshape our understanding of learning so that our teaching links more fundamentally to the experiences of refugees. Stewart’s book responds to this call in a thoughtful and caring manner, providing an insightful classroom-oriented resource for educators and offering a balance of theory, research, and recommendations for practice.”
Grace Feuerveger, Ontario Institute for the Studies of Education, University of Toronto
“Essential reading for all educators. With passion and understanding, Stewart shows how young refugees see education as their hope for the future, yet are frequently failed or re-victimized by the education system. Filled with insight and practical suggestions, this book lights the way toward a more humane approach to education.”
Michael Wessells, Columbia University Program on Forced Migration and Health
“Stewart has done an exemplary job of bringing to light the diƒffculties that refugee children experience upon resettlement... A highly commendable piece of work.”
Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Winnipeg

The Anger Workout Book For Teens

Price: $30
112 pages, Grades 5-12
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Over 40 reproducible student worksheets and hundreds of practical learning activities designed to help teens workout their anger. This resource is perfect for classrooms, groups, and individual students. Using a sport and fitness theme, students explore a variety of practical, fun, and interactive activities to learn life-long techniques to "work with" and "work out" their anger.

The STARS Program

(Steps To Achieving Real-Life Skills)

The STARS Programs Series
Price: $10.00 each (Set of 6 - $52)
Teacher's Guide: $10.00 CDN
Grades 5-9
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The STARS (Steps To Achieving Real-Life Skills) Program is a series of 6 interactive workbooks for students in grades 5-9. Each workbook is designed to teach specific life skills using a variety of short, easy to read, concrete activities. Series titles include:
  • Learning About Anger
  • Learning More About Anger
  • Knowing Yourself
  • Respecting the Rights of Others
  • Getting Along with Others
  • Making Decisions about Drugs and Alcohol

The Tough Stuff Series

Price: $110
12 workbooks, plus educator's guide (comes in a box with set of dividers), Grades 7-12
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The Tough Stuff is a unique collection of hands-on student guided workbooks designed to help adolescents deal with real life problems and issues. Each 16-page fully reproducible journal-workbook provides immediate guidance to troubled students.
Using such techniques as interviewing, reflecting, self-monitoring, illustrating, poetry-writing, self-analysis, imagining, song-writing, recording, surveying, journal writing, and self relaxation, students learn how to examine their thoughts, feelings and behaviors using a fun, non-confrontational and motivational approach.
12 workbooks include:
  • Managing Stress
  • Dealing with Depression
  • Death of a Friend
  • Death of a Family Member
  • Coping with Anxiety
  • Overcoming Phobias
  • Controlling Your Weight
  • Understanding Anorexia
  • Learning about Bulimia
  • Surviving Separation/Divorce
  • Living with an Alcoholic Parent
  • Controlling Panic
  • Educator’s Guide Included