The stress that children face has never been greater. "Teaching Stress Management" helps teachers equip students with the stress management skills they need for dealing with pressures now and throughout life. This text provides teachers with foundational material on the physiology and psychology of stress so that they understand how stress affects health on a long-term basis. Through the book's numerous tips, teachers will be able to incorporate principles of stress management in the classroom and integrate them in their wellness and health policies and programmes.
Nanette E. Tummers, is an associate professor of health and physical education at Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic, Connecticut. Since 1995 she has been teaching stress management skills and providing people with the tools they need to cope with stress. Her audiences have run the gamut from pre-school through to youth and adults in recovery programmes.
Chapter 1. Stress in Our Schools Today; Chapter 2. Scientific Foundation of Stress and Stress Management; Chapter 3. Advocating for Stress Management in Schools; Chapter 4. Fostering Positive Skills to Cope With Stress; Chapter 5. Stress Reduction Tools; Chapter 6. Creative Ways to Build Students' Stress Management Skills.