BrainAbouts: About Resisting Social Pressure

BrainAbouts Video

Handouts

Other Videos

Family Coaching

DEFINITIONS & PLANNING

Parent Coaching: Helping parents with parenting challenges by offering alternative perspectives about family situations, creating strategies to prevent youth high-risk behavior, and developing family dynamics that achieve balanced parenting goals.

Prevention Planning: Use this section to plan your prevention activities and prevention discussions regarding this topic.

TAKE A QUIZ

ACTIVITIES

Activities

Links

  • Video Series to Watch with Kids

    Subscribe to Fresberg's YouTube channel for educational and leadership cartoons to watch with kids.

  • Cartoon AllStars to the Rescue

    Many different cartoon stars like Bugs Bunny, the Muppet Babies and Garfield join forces to convince a teenager that drugs aren't cool.

  • The Power of a Positive No

    The Power of a Positive No: Willie Bohanon & Friends Learn the Power of Resisting Peer Pressure (Urban Character Education) (Willie Bohanon Urban Character Education) Paperback – Picture Book, September 15, 2016 by Kip Jones 

  • Refusal Skills Handout

    Use this refusal skills handout from the Poe Center to devise refusal skills with kids.

RESOURCES

Organizations

  • Students Against Destructive Decisions

    SADD fosters a sense of belonging and promotes resiliency, leadership, and advocacy skills so that young people make positive life decisions that will carry them throughout life.

  • Health and Opioid Prevention Education

    Excellent 8th Grade Lesson Plan on Refusal Skills..

  • KidsHealth and TeensHealth

    KidsHealth.org and TeenHealth.org help families take charge of their physcial, emotional, and behavioral health including videos and free lesson plans. Search for 'peer pressure' activities.

  • Reach Out.com

    ReachOut is a strengths-based prevention and early intervention model offering classroom resources on a variety of topics including friendships.

Readings & Research

Student Engagement

DEFINITIONS & PLANNING

Student Engagement: Engaging students in the learning process to increase understanding and motivattion to practice higher-level critical thinking skills about high-risk behavior.

Prevention Planning: Use this section to find information, activities, discussion and fact handouts, as well as access to research about this topic.

TAKE A QUIZ

ACTIVITIES

RESOURCES

Organizations

Readings & Resources

Staff Topic Material

DEFINITIONS

Faculty Topic Material: Section dedicated to putting prevention topic material at faculty and school staff's fingertips. Material in these sections includes Universal (Tier I), Selective (Tier II), and Indicated (Tier III & IV) activity ideas, resources, and research relevant to a particular high-risk topic or skill.

Prevention Planning: Use the Faculty Topic Material section to help plan prevention activities for the whole school, faculty in-service, group counseling, and individual & family engagement.

ACTIVITIES

Activities

Links

RESOURCES

Organizations

  • KidsHealth in the Classroom

    KidsHealth in the Classroom offers free health education resources for PreK through 12th grade, all aligned with National Health Education Standards.

  • Reach Out.com

    ReachOut is a strengths-based prevention and early intervention model offering classroom resources on a variety of topics including friendships.

  • Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)

    SADD fosters a sense of belonging and promotes resiliency, leadership, and advocacy skills so that young people make positive life decisions that will carry them throughout life.

Links