Resources for students aged 11 years and older
SKELETON FOR A SCHEME OF WORK FOR THINKING CARDS
This skeleton scheme of work is to give teachers an example frame of work for using the thinking cards. The scheme sets out 12 weeks of work on the thinking cards.
THINKING CARDS AND COGNITIVE DISTORTIONS- LESSON 1
This lesson is about identifying inaccurate thinking. This lesson will introduce ideas of inaccurate thinking, unhelpful thinking and cognitive distortions
THINKING CARDS AND COGNITIVE DISTORTIONS- LESSON 2
This lesson will introduce ideas of accurate and positive thinking as ways of improving wellbeing. By the end of the lesson students will be able to identify examples of positive thinking and create an accurate thinking plan
ACCURATE THINKING PLAN
This thinking plan will help you and your student to create a reference sheet to identify and encourage accurate thinking. The plan poses simple questions to get students thinking about the work they have already done and how they can use the thinking cards techniques to help improve wellbeing.
USING THE THINKING CARDS IN A ONE TO ONE MENTORING SESSION
This resources is an article written by Neel Burton M.D about some common unhelpful thinking patterns experienced by those suffering with depression. Burton gives very helpful examples on how to challenge some of these unhelpful thinking patterns.