Kate Ripley's work in the topical area of Emotional Literacy has shown that children must first learn to discriminate and label their own emotions before they can focus on understanding other people's. This comprehensive programme is designed to assist early years practitioners help children to achieve these first important steps, the pack consists of:
theoretical rationale - long and short version
how the programme fits within the current legislative framework
baseline assessment details
pratical strategies to support the programme
evaluation from pilot study
bibliography and recommended materials.
In addition to the book there is a CD-ROM containing a twenty minute video film showing behaviour to be addressed and intervention in action, a demonstration in powerpoint to show to colleagues and stories to use for baseline assessment.
Kate Ripley is a Senior Educational Psychologist in East Sussex.