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Motivation: Identifying Strengths, Interests, Abilities, Hopes and Dreams, Spiral-bound, 1 Edition by Butler, Carol (Used)

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Spiral-bound: 1 Edition
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Publication Date: 2012-01-01
Spiral-bound : 242 pages
Edition: 1 Edition
Author: Butler, Carol
ISBN-10: 1570252610
ISBN-13: 9781570252617

Product Description Interactive Ideas and Reproducible Activities for Facilitators Working with Adults and Teens Written for practitioners, the activities in this book will help participants identify and tap into both inner strengths and external resources in order to reach their full potential. Motivation means incentive, inspiration, enthusiasm; it is the driving force behind behavior. People need motivation to face difficulties in their lives, make significant behavioral change, and reach their maximum potential. Motivation is achieved by identifying ones strengths, interests, abilities, hopes and dreams. If you are working with teens or adults in a therapeutic or supportive role, either in groups or one-on-one, and they need motivation to help them on their journey to a healthier life, this book is for you. Each activity includes clear instructions and reproducible activities to keep your planning and preparation time at a minimum. Part I has 23 sections, for all adult and teen participants who would benefit from motivation exercises. Part II has 9 sections, specifically for clients with mental illness and addiction issues who would benefit from motivation exercises. Facilitator-led sessions provide blueprints or maps to help leaders: Conduct question and answer sessions, brainstorming, games and other activities Engage clients attention, heighten their interest, and promote creative thinking Motivate participants to reach their highest potential Encourage group members to listen and learn from each other Participants will: Recognize they are not alone with their fears and aspirations Identify and overcome potential obstacles to success Ponder, learn and grow from past experiences Develop insight and define hopes and dreams Reflect upon and respond to inspirational quotes and the wisdom of the ages Become aware of their personal attributes Initiate goal-oriented action Versatility of materials for various age groups, interactive and/or introspective activities, and the uniqueness of guided discovery of strengths, interests, hopes and dreams make this book vital. The special section addressing needs of clients with emotional and/or substance abuse issues expand this book's reach to include almost every population. *IMPORTANT* The many handouts and activities in this workbook are reproducible for your convenience. About the Author Carol A. Butler, MS Ed, RN, C, has a Master of Science in Education and School Counseling, a Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Studies and is a Board Certified Psychiatric and Mental Health Registered Nurse. The activities in her publications were developed in response to clients needs, and have been utilized effectively with diverse populations. She has taught children and adults, provided vocational and employee assistance counseling, worked in mental health care for children, adolescents and adults in hospital and community settings. She currently works as a Behavioral Health Charge Nurse. Carol is the author of the book and corresponding car deck, 100 Interactive Activities for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Recovery. Ester R. A. Leutenberg has worked in the mental health field for many years as a publisher, author and advocate for those suffering from loss. She personally experienced a devastating loss when her son Mitchell, after struggling with a mental illness for eight years, died by suicide in 1986. Soon after, as a way of both healing and helping others, Ester, with her daughter Kathy Khalsa, began developing therapeutic products that help facilitators help their clients. Ester has co-written GriefWork ~ Healing from Loss, The GriefWork Companion, Creating a Healthy Balanced Life, Mental Health & Life Skills Workbook Series, the Teen Mental Health & Life Skills Workbook Series and the Coping Workbook Series, all published by Whole Person Associates.

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