Book Release by Dr. Delarious O. Stewart
UDC Counseling Professor Dr. Delarious O. Stewart has just released a captivating and empowering children’s story that aims to guide children on a transformative journey toward understanding and managing their anger using effective counseling strategies.
“Cool, Calm, Collected: Jamal’s Journey to Managing His Anger” addresses the important issue of anger management in children with an intentional focus on Black boys. It follows the adventures of Jamal, a young and energetic protagonist who discovers the power of self-regulation and learns how to navigate his emotions.
With the aim of helping children understand and cope with anger in a healthy way, the book offers practical strategies and guidance that are both educational and engaging. The book provides valuable insights into counseling techniques tailored for young readers, incorporating interactive exercises, thought-provoking questions, and relatable scenarios.
The book also challenges societal norms and stereotypes that often perpetuate the harmful idea that expressing emotions is a sign of weakness or a departure from traditional masculinity.
“This message can be particularly detrimental to black males, who face unique challenges and cultural expectations,” said Stewart. “My desire is to challenge these norms and redefine masculinity by emphasizing emotional intelligence, mental health, and self-expression as strengths.”
About the Author:
Dr. Delarious O. Stewart is an expert in child psychology and counseling. With years of experience working with children in schools and clinical settings, he has a passion for helping young minds develop healthy emotional intelligence. Dr. Stewart is credentialed as a professional school counselor, school psychologist and licensed professional counselor. Dr. Stewart is a graduate of Southern University and A&M College, the University of Louisiana at Monroe, and Jackson State University with graduate degrees in counseling, special education, child development and school psychology.