The success of Outside the Box Learning Resources is rooted in the passion of the team of professionals behind it. Led by husband and wife duo Conor and Kate Holmes, the renowned educational publisher has been providing education and health professionals with a comprehensive suite of learning resources and assessments for over fifteen years.
Covering a wide range of disciplines, Outside the Box Learning Resources is the complete solution for educators, and healthcare professionals to develop their skills professionally or to nurture the intellectual and emotional needs of those in their care.
Supporting the mental health of adolescents
Adolescence can be a time of great vulnerability as many teenagers grapple with changed expectations and demands, peer pressure, a desire to fit in, and the need to be valued and accepted as an individual. It is also a pivotal time of transition, as how a young person feels about themselves and their place in the world can profoundly shape the emerging adult. Understanding Feelings is all about equipping young people with the self-esteem, resilience and strategies they need to cope with the stresses of our increasingly complex and demanding world.
Its straightforward information and authentic activities prompt students to explore their own responses to many of the issues young people face, ranging from hope and happiness to gender identity and sexual feelings to depression, self-harm and suicidal thoughts. Another important component of this book is that it guides students to look outside as well as in – to consider the feelings and needs of others – with the aim of improving how our most emotionally fragile young people are perceived and treated