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Life Skills chapter 6&7

By:Alycia, Payton, and Monica

alycia Quellhorst

on 10 September 2012

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Transcript of Life Skills chapter 6&7

Peer Pressure and Refusal Skills
Chapter 6 When peers encourage one another to develop new skills and to get involved in worthwhile activities
Can help motivate people and give people a feeling of acceptance and belonging. Two ways Peer Pressure is positive. physical
consequences to others What are the Six areas of consequences that result from negative peer pressure? 1. Identify people and situations that are most likely to influence or pressure you into doing something you do not want to do

2. avoid those people and situations. if it isnt possible to avoid them, think about how and why they might be a problem.

3.practicing different ways of responding to the situation Three ways to effectively manage peer pressure.. What are the risky behaviors? What are the best ways to protect yourself from risky behaviors? is to practice abstinence. Abstinence- a deliberate decision to avoid high risk behaviors Chapter 6 Vocab What are the Four Refusal Skills? Change the Subject Do not apologize Reject the action, not the person Use Humor what are the possible positive & negative effects of conflict? Chapter 7 Consequences of Conflicts Why Do Conflicts Occur? Poor Communication
power struggles
Personality Differences
Prejudice Positive results of conflict are: agreeing to resolve the conflict explaining your views and learning how the other person works & Learning how to cooperate with that person The Negative results of Conflict are: Negative Emotions Stress hurtful words Damaged Relationships &Violence How can violence that results in conflict be prevented? - show confidence and ignore the verbal abuse -if bullied by email, block them. if they dont stop, ask for help! Chapter 7 Vocab! how can you Prevent Conflict? Educate yourself
Find violence prevention resources
Recognize warning signs
Report potentially Violent situations
Avoid gang influence What are the two ways you can take to resolve conflict Negotiation
followed by a win-win situation or -compromise
-agree to disagree
-withdraw(walk-away) way #1 way #2 Internal Pressures- pressures that come from within you external pressures- pressures that come from outside resources media- channels of mass communication such as; newspapers, magazines, radio, television, movies, and websites. Sense to self- your idea of who you are based on your emotions, personality and the ways you perceive the world. refusal skills- are communication strategies that can help you say no when you are urged to take part in behaviors that are unsafe, bad for you, or that go against your values. Conflict- a clash among people who have opposing ideas or interests. Power Struggle- happens when an individuals or group feel a need to be in control. Prejudice- an unfair judgement or opinion made without knowing all of the facts. Violence is the use of physical force to injure someone. Bully- an aggressive person who intimidates, abuses, or mistreats people. Vocab Chapter 7 continued. Peer Education- a program that is based on the principle of teens teaching teens. Negotiation- communication about a problem with the goal of finding a fair solution. Win-win Solution- a solution that benefits everyone involved and has no real drawbacks for anyone. Mediation- is settling a conflict with the help of a neutral third party. Peer Mediation- a process in which specially trained students help other students resolve school-related conflicts peacefully.
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