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Support for Families of Children with TBI

Support for Families of Children with TBI

Books with support for families of children with TBI

These TBI books discuss family support, the emotional impact of a child's brain injury on parents, siblings, and family members.  They provide information to help families...
    • understand their emotions and reacations
    • identify and find resources for help and support
    • communicate with family members, friends and relatives
    • prepare for changes at home
    • anticipate the future


All About Me! My Life as a Teenager

Booklet helps adolescents identify strengths and difficulties after brain injury and describes learning strategies and accommodations needed in school.

Price: $7.00

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens

Todays teens are totally stressed. Based on the self-help classic, The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, this evidence-based guide will help you develop a game plan for reducing stress so you can focus on reaching your goals.

Are you feeling stressed out? You arent alone. Between school, tests, friendships, dating, the latest drama on social media, college applications, and a bunch of confusing physical changes, its no wonder that stress is a major mental health issue for many of todays teens. The good news is that there are simple ways you can reduce your stress and reach your goals. This workbook will show you how.

Price: $17.00

The Resilience Workbook for Teens

Its time to realize your full potential! In The Resilience Workbook for Teens, youll learn to bounce back from setbacks, develop grit and a growth mindset, and overcome any obstacle that comes your way.

Social media, online ads, and glossy magazines make it look easy to be a teeneveryone seems to be laughing, sun-kissed, beautiful, surrounded by friends, and wearing the perfect clothes. But if youre like most teens and young adults, reality doesnt look like a magazine ad, lifestyle blog, or Instagram feed. You may struggle with not fitting in or being bullied. You may feel overwhelmed by stress, experience a significant setback, or lose a parent or loved one. Thats why its so important to build resiliencethe cornerstone of mental health and wellness. This workbook will show you how.

Item: TRWT
Price: $17.00

The Social Media Workbook for Teens

Is social media stressing you out? Written by a millennial psychologist and media expert, this workbook offers practical skills to help you reduce anxiety, balance screen time, deal with cyberbullies, and take charge of your life.

Item: SMWT
Price: $17.00

The Worry Workbook for Kids: Helping Children to Overcome Anxiety and the Fear of Uncertainty

Bring fun and adventure back into your childs life. In The Worry Workbook for Kids, two respected psychologists offer fun, action-based activities grounded in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help your child move past fears of uncertainty, set and accomplish goals, andmost importantlyenjoy being a kid.

Todays kids face intense pressures at school, with friends, and in life. But one of the most prevalent causes of worry in children is the fear of the unknown. Whether they are starting at a new school, trying out for a new sport, or going to a sleepoverfor many kids who worry, it can be difficult moving from What if? to "Why not?" and trying new things. Sound familiar?

Item: TWWK
Price: $17.00

When Your Child is Seriously Injured: The emotional impact on families

The early days and weeks after a child has a traumatic brain injury are very stressful for parents and families. This booklet on the emotional trauma of families is based on experiences and suggestions of families with children who have brain, spinal cord or other traumatic injuries. It includes tips for coping with the hospital stay, understanding the meaning of loss, helping sibilings, getting hlep and preparing for the child's discharge from the hospital. It is ideal for families with a child in the intensive care unit (ICU), pediatric hospital or trauma unit.
Item: WYCS
Price: $10.00

Explaining Brain Injury, Blast Injury and PTSD to Children and Teens

When a parent is injured, sons and daughters often feel confused, scared, anxious and even angry. This guide helps parents explain the physical, cognitive, behavioral, social and communicative changes that can follow a brain injury, blast injury or PTSD. Using examples from children of all ages, it helps them understand their emotional reactions to a parents injury or PTSD. Each chapter has an exercise for children and practical tips for children, parents and professionals.

Read an interview with Marilyn Lashon why she wrote this book.

Explaining Brain Injury is also available as an eBook click here .

Item: EBIB
Price: $25.00

My Parent Has a Brain Injury

A parent's brain injury can change a child's world. This book helps sons and daughters understand the physical, cognitive and emotional changes in a parent after an acquired brain injury due to trauma, stroke, tumor, disease or anoxia. It gives information about the brain that is clear and easily understood among elementary, middle and high school age children. Most importantly, it helps sons and daughters understand how and why their relationship with their injured parent has changed. Filled with quotes and exercises, children share their personal feelings about living with a parent who has a brain injury and what life is like at home. This honest and insightful book with colorful graphics is an essential tool to help children cope.
Item: MPBI
Price: $20.00

Get Well Soon...Balloon!

Story book helps children understand their emotions and reactions when a parent has a brain injury. Using language for young children, it describes coma, rehabilitation, coming home, and therapy from a child's perspective. It is highly recommended for families of injured veterans and service members.

Item: BALL
Price: $7.50
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Parents and Educators as Partners: A workbook on helping your child after brain injury

Workbook for parents of children and youth with acquired brain injury shows how to work more effectively as partners with educators to address the student's special needs for education and support in the classroom. It shows how to apply 6 essential skills used by professional case managers to negotiate educational services for the student. Included with the manual is a CD with over 60 pages of printable worksheets.

Item: PEPW
Price: $25.00