Based on the work of the Hillingdon Tuition Centre, this is a practical, innovative and useful resource for nine to 12 year olds whose behaviour is causing concern.
Using the theme of a young boy writing letters from a Pupil Referral Unit, each session includes:
o warm up activities
o reading the letter
o group discussion
o a plenary session.
By creating this fictional character, Daniel, typical difficulties can be addressed safely by the participants. The book follows a similar format to the authors' popular Escape from Exclusion (shortlisted for the TES/NASEN Book for Teaching and Learning Award).
Tina Rae specializes in social, emotional and behavioral disorders and difficulties. She has undertaken research in the areas of engagement and disaffection with learning in young people, debriefing following critical incidents, attachment disorders, emotional well being and the psychological assessment of young offenders. Rae is experienced in assessing children and young people with respect to learning difficulties, emotional well being and relationships with carers.
She is a registered member of the Health Professions Council and a full member of the British Psychological Society. She is currently a Professional and Academic tutor on the Doctorate in Child and Educational Psychology at UEL. Tina is a member of the SEBDA executive and council and a member of ENSEC.
With 68 publications to date, she has written extensively on topics such as well-being, attachment, resilience, emotional literacy, behavioural problems, anger and stress management, critical incidents, cognitive behavioural therapy, motivational interviewing, solution focused brief therapy, loss and bereavement in young people, youth offending and social skills development.