Powerful Alternatives to ViolenceBook - 2001
Here is an essential guide to preventing violence and building inner strength for teenagers, parents and educators. Today's adolescents -- including girls -- are resorting to violence as a method of resolving disputes. In response to this alarming trend, Anita Roberts developed "SafeTeen: A Life-Skills and Violence Prevention Program." This powerful program provides adolescents with the body-language and verbal skills they need to deal with peer pressure, de-escalate violence and build self-esteem. Safe Teen: Powerful Alternatives to Violence offers an in-depth look at the issues and skills taught in Roberts' SafeTeen workshops. It addresses issues relevant to the everyday lives of adolescents. Anita Roberts combines personal anecdotes, psychological theory, role-playing exercises and lively scenarios about teens into a potent, engaging, practical and inspiring work. Here is a timely, necessary and powerful book for all parents and educators -- and teenagers -- that offers lifelong alternatives to violence. Book jacket.
Publisher: Vancouver : Polestar, 2001.
Branch Call Number: YA/155/.518/Rob 6173mb 1
Characteristics: 312 p. : ill.