Building Resiliency in Children Activity Guide

A Trauma-Informed Activity Guide for Children

Kat McGrady. ED.D., LCPC, NCC.


Designed to accompany the Building Resiliency in Youth professional guide, this Activity Guide is filled with 33 trauma-informed, adult-led activities for children ages 5 through 12.The interactive, unique, and fun activities are focused around three skill-building themes: 

    • Processing feelings, emotions, behaviors, and actions
    • Coping, grounding, and calming
    • Confidence-boosting, strength and resilience

Included in the guide is a downloadable children's read-aloud with coloring pages, activities, and discussion prompts. 131 pgs.

Also available from licensed professional counselor, Kat McGrady, is Building Resiliency in Teens Workbook.

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KAT MCGRADY, ED.D, LCPC, NCC, has experience as an educator, school counselor, and mental health therapist. Her dedication to child and adolescent well-being and to education is evident in her work to provide parents, youth-care professionals, and youth with individualized strategies and evidence-based practices in order to promote growth and success. Currently, Kat works in private practice as a therapist and parent coach. She also serves as an adjunct professor for the Johns Hopkins University Master's in Education program, as well as, a doctoral advisor for the Johns Hopkins University School of Education. 

Published by Boys Town Press

ISBN: 978-1-944882-79-2

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