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Can I tell you about Loneliness?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

Can I tell you about Loneliness?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

by Julian Stern, Helen Lees

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Overview

Meet Jan. Jan is sometimes lonely. In this illustrated guide, he describes what loneliness feels like and how it affects him at home and school. He explains what he can do to feel less lonely, and how his teachers, family and friends can help him too.

Child loneliness is an area of growing concern. This book is an ideal way to start a conversation about loneliness with anyone aged 7-18 and to help children understand the importance of healthy solitude, as well as socialising. It also includes a useful list of recommended reading, organisations and websites for further information and support.



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ISBN-13: 9781784505264
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 06/21/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 64
File size: 1 MB
Age Range: 7 - 18 Years

About the Author

Julian Stern is Professor of Education and Religion at York St John University, UK. He previously worked as a school teacher and is the author of numerous books including Loneliness and Solitude in Education.
Julian Stern is Professor of Education and Religion at York St John University, UK. He has published numerous books including Loneliness and Solitude in Education (Peter Lang), The Spiritual School (Continuum) and Getting the Buggers to do their Homework (Continuum) and used to work as a school teacher. He has conducted extensive research on loneliness in school children.

Table of Contents

Introduction. 1. Introducing Jan, who is sometimes lonely. 2. What is the difference between loneliness and solitude? 3. Feeling lonely at school. 4. Why do I feel lonely in school? 5. Feeling lonely at home. 6. When do I feel most lonely? 7. What about my friends? 8. How does loneliness affect me? 9. Helping myself. 10. Where is the best place to go? 11. Why does music or drawing help? 12. How can my teachers help, in lessons? 13. How can my teachers help, outside lessons? 14. How can family and friends help? 15. Recommended reading, organisations and websites.

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