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.
The creators of Tool Kits for Kids®, Drs. Joel Haber, Suzanne Reiffel and Erica Ross led an interactive workshop for parents at the Edgemont, New York Junior-Senior High School to discuss how parents can help their children learn thinking and behavior skills to outsmart worry, strengthen confidence and build resilience.
Dr. Joel Haber was an invited attendee at the 2nd annual Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention summit. The conference brought President Obama’s administration leaders in the Department of Education and eight other Federal agencies together with leading bullying experts from research, clinical practice and the business community.
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.
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Tool Kits for Kids® was proudly featured in an exhibit at The New York State School Counselor Association (NYSSCA) Annual Conference on November 5th and 6th in Tarrytown, NY.
Build Up Your Resilience™ Wins two prestigious parenting awards in 2010. The Build Up Your Resilience™ Tool Kit is our third title in our series of products developed to be a first line of defense against critical emotional issues facing children today. Tool Kits for Kids® is proud to announce that it is a Mom’s Choice Awards® Gold Recipient and a winner of the prestigious iParenting Media Award for the Build Up Your Resilience Tool Kit for Kids™ (Elementary School Edition). The Charge Up Your Confidence® and Outsmart Your Worry Tool Kit for Kids® were also honored with distinguished parenting awards in 2009.
Dr. Suzanne Reiffel was one of the feature presenters at the Annual Spring Luncheon of the Auxiliary of White Plains Hospital Center, in White Plains, New York. Looking Good and Feeling Good. Dr. Reiffel spoke on “Worry and Worrry Fighting Tools”.
Coming this winter, Tool Kits for Kids LLC will launch its newest Tool Kit that helps young people deal with trauma and big problems. Everyone experiences tough times in their lives. Kids can have tough times too, and The Build-up Your Resilience Tool Kit for Kids™ can help.
Tool Kits for Kids LLC will exhibit its award winning Tool Kits during the 2009 Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior & Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) in New York City at the Marriott Marquis, November 19th through the 22nd. Please visit our booth.
Joel Haber, Ph. D. will be speaking on “Building Respectful and Resilient Children” at the WFHA School system for parents, faculty and students in Greenwich, CT on November 3rd. Dr. Haber is a leading parenting expert, and one of the founders of Tool Kits for Kids LLC. He recently spoke at Clinton School in Maplewood, NJ where he interacted with fourth and fifth graders, and their parents about bullying. See Article
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.
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Tool Kits for Kids’ Dr. Joel Haber was interviewed in a segment about Summer camp which will be posted on the web on April 16th. “Summer camp is known for its ability to help kids learn new skills, become more independent and grow emotionally and physically” Tool Kits for Kids products offer a wonderful resource for parents and children. Read more: Interview.
On April 10th, National Parenting Publications Awards will post its current 2009 winners on www.parenthood.com. It was announced that Tool Kits for Kids was awarded this years Parenting Resources Honors for its flagship product Outsmart Your Worry, Tool Kit for Kids™ (Elementary and Middle School Editions).
Tool Kits for Kids participated in the 2009 ACA Tri-State Camp Conference in Atlantic City, New Jersey on March 17, 2009. Company founders Joel Haber, Ph.D., Suzanne Reiffel, Ph.D., and Erica Ross, Ph.D. presented The Tool Kit Experience – Building Confidence and Self-Esteem in Campers.
Building a child’s confidence and improving self-esteem is one of the key goals of any camp experience. Many campers can benefit from the specific skill building activities in Tool Kits. The education session demonstrated how easy it is to teach elementary and middle school campers the tools they can use this summer and take with them for a lifetime.