Our creative team is always developing and discovering new tools and activities for children and teens to master the everyday emotional challenges of their lives. Check back often to see what's new and how you can help your child.
Warning Signs of Bullying — and the Steps Parents Can Take to Help. It may be difficult for a child who is being bullied to speak up about it – making it especially important for parents to be able to spot any warning signs. “The key is looking for a change in behavior that may indicate a social issue is causing the child some pain,” said one of Tool Kits for Kids’ creators Dr. Joel Haber, a clinical psychologist and national expert on bullying prevention and the author of Bullyproof Your Child For Life.
The Charge Up Your Confidence® Tool Kit was recently featured in the article Building Confident Kids on education.com. Click on the highlighted link above to read comments from Tool Kits for Kids® creators Suzanne Reifell, Ph.D. and Erica Saxe Ross, Ph.D.
Dr. Joel Haber, nationally known “Bully Coach” and one of the creators of Tool Kits for Kids, was featured on WPIX NY television news where he offered advice on raising self-assured children. Watch news video clip.
Tool Kits for Kids’ Dr. Erica Ross was featured on Fox News Online regarding a story entitled
Warning: Your Child May Worry Too Much.
Dr. Joel Haber discusses bullying in schools on New York’s WCBS News.(click here to view) Dr. Haber is one of the creators of Tool Kits for Kids® and author of the widely acclaimed bullying book: BULLYPROOF YOUR CHILD FOR LIFE.
The media have recently been flooded with end of the world predictions. Promotions for big screen pictures about Mayan doomsday forecasts have been seen all over TV and the Internet. Kids and teens worry about these issues and many have not been able to calm their worries and doomsday fears. Many young people are able to enjoy being scared for a short time when they go to see a scary movie, but other children and teenagers have trouble stopping their fear and anxiety after the movie or scary story is over. The Outsmart Your Worry Tool Kit for Kids® helps young people turn off their worry alarm and separate “real” from “Hollywood!”
Tool Kits for Kids LLC is exhibiting its award winning Tool Kits during the 2009 NYASP Conference at the Crown Plaza Hotel in White Plains, NY on October 22nd, 23rd and 24th. Please visit our booth.
Joel Haber, Ph.D., author of “Bullyproof Your Child for Life” will be conducting a parent and student talk on the subject for the South Orange and Maplewood Parenting Center in New Jersey on October 21, 2009. Dr. Haber is a leading expert on childhood bullying, and one of the founders of Tool Kits for Kids LLC.
Do I have to get a shot? Am I going to get sick? Swine flu news has swept across the headlines and is all over Internet and TV. This fall, kids and teens worry about the H1N1 virus.
Many parents have heard these worry questions and don’t know how to deal with anxiety in children. They want to help their children overcome fears of getting flu shots or of getting the flu. The Outsmart Your Worry Tool Kit for Kids® gives parents simple but effective strategies to help children K-12 deal with all real and imagined fears. Learn tools to help kids calm their minds and bodies as they face flu fears and realities this fall.