Also included is a user-friendly program that teaches social skills
through magic. In six supportive and positive group sessions, children
learn to perform magic presentations before an audience. In the
process, they develop presentation and assertiveness skills. Strategies
include modeling, role-playing, practice/rehearsal, feedback, positive
reinforcement and homework. A parent involvement component completes
Many of the magic tricks use metaphors to teach life skills. Because
magic is such a strong hook for children, it gets their attention
very quickly, creating many of those coveted teachable moments.
Beautifully organized and illustrated, the book takes you step-by
step to magical counseling - an hour or two of practice is all you
need. Necessary supplies or props are inexpensive and available
at most magic stores or from the author (order form included).
125 pages paperback ISBN 0-9670054-0-X