This programme is aimed at students (aged 11 to 16) with challenging and angry behaviours leading to disaffection and disciplinary problems. The handbook includes teacher notes, lesson plans and photocopiable resources. The 10 lessons and follow up work empower students to: " reflect on behaviour and consequences " recognise and understand feelings " develop strategies to control angry outbursts " respond to conflict without anger " resolve relationship difficulties. The programme promotes self-belief in students that they can effect change in their behaviour and achieve a positive outcome to reduce the risk of exclusion.
Session 8: New Solutions and New Strategies
- More problems to solve.
- Further role-plays. Looking for new solutions/strategies.
- Use of video recorder to record each group's two scenes.
Group Session 45 Minutes – 1 Hour
This session is divided up into 3 main sections as follows:
1. More Problems to Solve
Students are presented with a series of problem cards (using the same format as Session 4). These cards will have been completed by course tutors prior to the start of the session and will make use of students' contributions/ideas/feedback from previous sessions. The problem cards may reflect difficult situations that students are currently experiencing or have previously experienced, both in and out of the school context. However tutors will need to carefully phrase these situations/problems so as ...