One Way to Help Kids with the Trauma and Drama of Life

Dianne Maroney on Episode 369 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis

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The Imagine Project has free journals and lesson plans that help students cope with the drama and trauma of life. Dianne Maroney helps teachers understand writing strategies shown to help children appreciate resilience in themselves and one another.

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Dianne Maroney – Bio as Submitted


Dianne.MaroneyDianne Maroney is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing. She is the founder of The Imagine Project, Inc., a nonprofit organization that helps kids, teens, and adults overcome challenging life circumstances through expressive writing. Dianne is a thought leader in the area of stress and trauma in children. Her simple, yet profound 7-step writing tool, now used by schools across the US, gives kids and teens the opportunity to rewrite a challenging personal story and Imagine new possibilities in its place.

Dianne is an international speaker and author of several books including her most recent is, The Imagine Project: Empowering Kids to Rise Above Drama, Trauma, and Stress (Yampa Valley Publishing, 2018). Her first book The Imagine Project: Stories of Courage, Hope and Love (Yampa Valley Publishing, 2013) won multiple awards including the coveted Benjamin Franklin Award for nonfiction titles. Dianne’s children’s book, Byron the Caterpillar Who Loved to Imagine (Yampa Valley Publishing, 2017) is a gift to all who read it, and Your Premature Baby and Child (Berkley, 1999) was written after her daughter was born extremely premature. Dianne lives outside of Denver with her husband and has 3 grown children.

 

Blog: https://theimagineproject.org/blog/

Twitter: @diannemaroney

 

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