Free Printable Workbooks, Manuals, & Self-Help Guides: Children, Adolescents, & Families

(Updated 2/8/21) A resource list for providers who work with youth and families, including free PDF manuals (for clinicians) and workbooks/toolkits/guides (for parents and families)

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This is a list of free printable workbooks, manuals, toolkits, and self-help guides for children, adolescents, and families. This post is divided into two sections: resources for providers and resources for families.

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Free Printable Workbooks, Manuals, & Toolkits: Children, Adolescents, & Families

Disclaimer: Links are provided for informational and educational purposes. I recommend reviewing each resource before using for updated copyright protections that may have changed since it was posted here. When in doubt, contact the author(s).


For additional resources for youth and family, see Sites with Free Therapy Worksheets & Handouts and Social Work Toolbox.

FOR PROVIDERS

Free printable Workbooks & TREATMENT MANUALS/Curriculums

Mood & Anxiety Disorders
  • Adolescent Coping with Depression Course | Source: Kaiser Permanente for Health Research (Find more information here)
    • Leader’s Manual for Adolescent Groups | 321 pages (1990)
    • Student Workbook | 199 pages (1990)
    • Leader’s Manual for Parent Groups | 139 pages (1991)
    • Parent Workbook | 73 pages (1991)
  • The Adolescent Coping with Stress Course: An Eight-Session Curriculum Developed for the Prevention of Unipolar Depression in Adolescents with an Increased Future Risk | Source: Kaiser Permanente for Health Research (Find more information here)
    • Leader Manual | 118 pages (2003)
    • Adolescent Workbook | 79 pages (2009)
  • The Adolescent Coping with Stress Course: A Fifteen-Session Class Curriculum Developed for the Prevention of Unipolar Depression in Adolescents with an Increased Future Risk | Source: Kaiser Permanente for Health Research (Find more information here)
    • Leader Manual | 112 pages (1995)
    • Adolescent Workbook | 82 pages (1994)
  • Break Free from Depression: A 4-Session Curriculum Addressing Adolescent Depression | Source: Suicide Prevention Resource Center (2012)
  • Managing Depression: A Facilitator’s Guide for Working with Groups of Women Living with Depression During Pregnancy, After Delivery and Beyond | Source: Best Start, 42 pages (2015)
  • STEADY | Source: Kaiser Permanente for Health Research (Find more information here)
  • Stress Management: A Group Curriculum for Female Adolescents | Source: Taylor Schaible, 74 pages (2019)
Substance Use Disorders
Trauma, Personality, & Related Disorders
Anger
Self-Esteem
Communication, Relationships, & Sexuality
LGBTQ Youth
Latinix Youth

Group Counseling Resources


Toolkits & Guides


FOR FAMILIES

Free Printable Workbooks For Children & Adolescents


Toolkits & Guides

For Parents & Caregivers
For Youth & Adolescents

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Cassie Jewell, M.Ed., LPC, LSATP

Author: Cassie Jewell

Cassie Jewell has a Master's degree in Community Counseling and is licensed as a professional counselor (LPC) and substance abuse treatment practitioner (LSATP) in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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