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Peer Pressure Reversal 2th edition



Publisher:Human Resource Development Pr

Author:Sharon Scott

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Peer Pressure Reversal Description

New Edition Includes:

A comprehensive lesson plan for teaching Peer Pressure Reversal to youth from ages 5–18 in a one-on-one situation by a parent or a counselor as well as a complete section on teaching it in the classroom.

25 new tips for teachers and parents on how to tone down society's negative impact on children.

Reinforcing skills, including disciplining the instigator of trouble, helping kids select appropriate friends, parent networking, and how to bolster self-esteem and good decision-making.

Special tips to simplify the skills for children as young as age five with age-appropriate practice exercises.

As a parent, educator, or professional helper working with youth, no doubt you have seen the amount of negative peer pressure that youth exert on each other. This companion book is the adult guide to How to Say No and Keep Your Friends and provides strategies for helping teens deal with peer pressure situations, from lesser problems like gossiping or going somewhere off-limits to more serious dares such as skipping school or drinking alcohol. Peer Pressure Reversal in Action!

Results of Peer Pressure Reversal Training at Webb Middle School, Garland, TX (1,060 students)

Referrals to the office for:

Fighting dropped 75%
Not following directions down 37.5%
Misbehavior on the bus declined 25%
Disruptive activity down 17.7%

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