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Taking the Escalator Substance Abuse Therapy Tools

Taking the Escalator has everything from full group guides, to printable client worksheets and handouts, to a comprehensive SUD treatment model that they describe in detailed PDFs. The website also boasts links to a plethora of other resources targeting mental health and substance abuse topics as well as counselor development and group dynamics.

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Basics Topic: Coping Skills, Substance Use, Recovery Supplies Needed: 12 Sided Dice Template, Scissors, Glue or Tape, Markers or Drawing Utensil Prep Time: Some Prep Activity: Written/Expressive

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Basics Topic: Self-Awareness, Substance Use, Supplies Needed: Two Chairs & Multi-Colored Scarves Prep Time: No Prep Activity: Expressive Psychodrama Activity Age Range: Could be brought to any

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Basics Topic: Coping Skills, Self-Awareness Supplies Needed: 12×12 Scrapbooking Paper, Construction Paper (Esp. Blue), Markers, Origami Cup Template Prep Time: Some Prep Activity: Expressive Activity Age Range: Children &

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Basics Topic: Life Story, Self-Awareness Supplies Needed: Large, Heavy-Weight Paper & Markers Prep Time: Some Prep Activity: Expressive Activity Age Range: Any Age [button-red url=”http://artteacher.yolasite.com/autobiography-maps.php” target=”_blank” position=”center”]View Full Source[/button-red]

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Basics Topic: Positive Affirmations, Self-Esteem, Self-Talk Supplies Needed: Strips of Cardstock or Chipboard, Masking Tape, Gesso, Gel Medium, Paint, Quotes (Optional), Scissors Prep Time: Fair Amount of Prep

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Basics Topic: Social Skills, Self-Control, Communication Supplies Needed: Construction Paper, Markers, Scissors Prep Time: Some Prep Activity: Expressive Age Range: Children & Teens [button-red url=”http://www.psrideaweb.com/2014/02/whereismymind.html” target=”_blank” position=”center”]View Full

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Basics Topic: Bullying Supplies Needed: None Prep Time: No Prep Activity: Video Age Range: Any Age Thoughts & Suggestions Spoken Word is always a good inspiration to have

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Basics Topic: Anxiety / Stress Supplies Needed: Cards (Pictured here are 3 shades of blue construction paper), Paper Bags/Envelopes, Markers, “Worry Scale” (Optional) Prep Time: Some Prep

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