When teaching students anger management skills, it is also important to help them understand the way that drugs and alcohol can affect their ability to control their anger and other emotions and in general, hinder their anger management progress.
Children need to have their natural sense of empathy fostered and encouraged. They need to be taught to see other people's points of view. It is important that the consequences of their actions are explained to them in terms that drive the point home.
In too many school settings, students hear constant commands from teachers and administrators: "sit down, be quiet, sit still, pay attention, stay awake, control yourself." While these commands are used to create order and discipline, how often are students actually given the tools and training to truly understand how to comply?
The television and video games that youth watch on a regular basis can affect the way they treat others. Read about the Influence of Media on Children and strategies to counter its impact.
This book helps youth to understand bullying at its core thereby teaching students not only to understand conflict but to successfully navigate through it using the Twelve Ways to Walk Away with Confidence.