Ruby's Dad children's book with guidelines for schools
10 June 2015
A children's book called Ruby's Dad with guidelines for schools on how to use Ruby's Dad with children aged 6-11 years whose parent or relative has a drinking problem. It is not to be used in classroom settings.
The storyline is that Ruby's Dad begins to drink too much and things change in Ruby's family. After some difficult times, Dad gets the help he needs to stop drinking.
Our Stories is a small book (110 pages) that is a collection of personal stories about alcohol use and harm from the perspectives of diverse communities in the Auckland area. It has chapters with stories from:
Ruby's Dad children's book with guidelines for clinicians
16 August 2014
A children's book called Ruby's Dad with guidelines for clinicians on how to use Ruby's Dad as part of their work. It is for children aged 6-11 years whose parent or relative has a drinking problem. It is an honest, encouraging story to help children and families talk about alcohol and how it can affect family life.
The M.A.P (My Aspirations & Potential) resource is a fold out A3 worksheet. It is a visual goal setting tool that can help young people to map out their skills, social connections, hopes, and aspirations. It also helps to identify how alcohol use may be impacting on these goals and be used as a trigger for making changes.
It can be used by individuals and with groups. This resource may be a useful tool for students working on the NCEA Health Education Achievement Standard 1.1 'Take action to enhance an aspect of personal well-being'.