Manuals and Training Materials

The following is a list of manuals and training materials related to the Stop Think Do Program

STOP THINK DO Social Skills Training: Supplement for middle years of schooling ages 12-15
(Lindy Petersen with Phil Lewis, 2004). Features include.

  • This manual contains a personal and social skills training program for pre and young adolescents in their middle years of schoooling, transitioning from primary to secondary school. It is a supplement to more comprehensive primary school manuals. This manual also contains strategies for mainstream teachers and coordinators who are required, or may wish to, teach specific topics or key competencies in their curriculum that relate to personal and social skills.
  • Various applications in the middle school are discussed; for students with special needs, for mainstream students, for peer mediation, for developing home-school collaboration and for improving the behaviour management skills of teachers and other school staff.
  • $59.00 Plus p/h
  • Order from: lindy.petersen@stopthinkdo.com or from ACER
STOP and THINK Learning: A teacher\'s guide to motivating children to learn including those with special needs
(Petersen, 1995). Features include.
  • An extension of STOP THINK DO method to develop academic as well as social skills
  • A Cooperative group learning model for the classroom
  • Individual learning plans for motivating any child, including the child with dyslexia, attention deficit disorder, \'difficult\' personality, asperger syndrome (autism spectrum), the gifted underachiever or the slow learner
Social Savvy: Helping your child fit in
(Petersen, 2002). Features include.
  • Teaching parents how to use the STOP THINK DO behavior management method
  • Teaching parents how to train their children\'s social skills
  • Also useful for teachers to learn for use in the classroom and schoolyard
STOP and THINK Friendship Video Package
(Petersen & LeMessurier, 2000). Features include.
  • A humorous, impactful video presentation of common social problems
  • Systematic training in the STOP THINK DO steps for solving these problems
  • Related exercises on a CD and Workbook accompanying the video
  • A visual resource to supplement the detailed programs in the training manuals
STOP THINK DO Social Skills Training: Early years of schooling ages 4-8
(Petersen & Adderley, 2002). Features include.
  • Why train social skills and emotional intelligence in children?
  • How to apply the program in classrooms, with special needs children, as a whole school, and with parental involvement
  • Social skills lessons for children aged 4-6
  • Social skills lessons for children aged 6-8
  • 3 colorful traffic light training posters
  • Pre and post program assessments
STOP THINK DO Social Skills Training: Primary years of schooling ages 8-12
(Petersen & Adderley, 2002). Features include.
  • Why train social skills and emotional intelligence in children?
  • How to apply the program in classrooms, with special needs children, for peer mediators, as a whole school, and with parental involvement
  • Social skills lessons for children aged 8-10
  • Social skills lessons for children aged 10-12
  • 3 colorful traffic light training posters
  • Pre and post program assessments