Managing Emotions Guide

Posted April 3, 2017
By the Annie E. Casey Foundation
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The Managing Emotions Guide, part of the Trauma Systems Therapy for Foster Care curriculum, spans three quick pages and asks simple questions that children can answer in an effort to better understand and control their emotions.

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Meet MEG: A resource for kids, teens and families

A child can fill out the Managing Emotions Guide, or MEG, to gain a better understanding of their emotional triggers and what happens during times of intense stress. The guide can also help the child, as well as their family members and other care team members, identify healthier strategies for regaining or maintaining emotional control.