A resource for New Zealand parents and caregivers offering practical ideas to help manage and support children and teens through angry times. Includes information on why people get angry, what happens when they do, and ways to effectively manage anger. This new 2011 edition has updated with new information.
This is a ground breaking handbook for parents or any other adults caring for, or working with,
children and teens because it innovatively addresses a very real community issue of managing anger
in a fresh way. This is the 2nd edition of this proven title, with the content and style comprehensively updated and extended.
The Anger Toolbox uses a friendly, honest style, a colourful layout, evidence-based information and
local New Zealand support information to engage readers effectively with this tough topic. It provides
a broad and captivating look at what anger is, its biological roots, its effects on us and strategies that
children, teens and adults can learn to manage it safely and well. No one size fits all, so this
handbook offers a smorgasbord of suggestions to try and is culturally inclusive. There are insightful
quotes from parents and other adults caring for children and teens from all over New Zealand.
Additionally, this handbook features the expertise and written contributions of experienced
specialists. When there are angry times, whatever their cause, readers will be able to dip in and out of
The Anger Toolbox for the help, support and ideas they need.
A New Zealand flavoured book with local NZ support contacts information
• Very practical information
• Provides adults with anger management skills to use themselves and to teach their children
• A wide range of choices and ideas offered for every age
• Culturally inclusive
• Has a significant role to play in violence prevention in NZ by reaching into homes with nonthreatening
but very honest information and strategies for positive change.