The Learning About Myself (LAMS) for At-Risk Parents: Handbook for Group Participants (Paperback)Verna Rickard (author)
Paperback Published: 08/05/1998
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A workbook companion to The Learning About Myself (LAMS) Program for At-Risk Parents: Learning from the Past--Changing the Future, The Learning About Myself (LAMS) Program for At-Risk Parents: Handbook for Group Participants presents a basic, hands-on, weekly curriculum based on the concept of "Learning About Myself" that helps change participants'lives from hopeless and helpless to confident and self-assured. Participants of the program follow this handbook to learn how to make better decisions, set goals, and live life by choice rather than by chance. The result of Author Verna Rickard?s many years of casework in intensive home-based services to high-risk abusive and neglectful families, the LAMS program:defines self-esteem and explains how self-talk and choices shape your lifeexplains passive, aggressive, and assertive attitudes and presents them through role-playtells how to make friends and how to be a friend to othersexplores how childhood experiences influence your present self-imageshows why taking time for yourself is important to how you feel about your lifepresents basic skills for living and practices them through group activities, speakers, and games The LAMS Program is a total blueprint for changing lives. It teaches basic skills and creates observable changes in appearance, confidence, and self-image. The handbook?s language is simple to understand, and you can easily adapt the program to all ages and both sexes. LAMS can be used as an introduction to individual counseling or as the sole treatment method (Please also see the title The Learning About Myself (LAMS) Program for At-Risk Parents: Learning from the Past--Changing the Future, the first in this set.). If your agency has questions or would like in-person assistance in setting up or training facilitators for the LAMS program, contact: Verna Rickard, BSW, LSW, in Fort Worth, Texas, by phone at (817) 246--9215.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Weight: 113 g
Dimensions: 216 x 159 x 6 mm
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