The pressures and concerns of teenagers are at the forefront of their emotional and mental health. This resource provides young men and women with guidance and tools to recognize the importance of social skills to aid their development.
The sessions and practical activities will allow students to address issues of identity, self esteem and self awareness based on the author's research and experience. Covering issues including relationships, drugs and problem solving the new edition will also cover: Gang cultures; Cyber-bullying; Future pressures; Eating disorders
This new resource also introduces therapeutic approaches to promote well-being including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Motivational Interviewing as well as offering easily accessible worksheets and materials available to download online. Tina Rae has once again devised an innovative and engaging program.
Session 4: Cyber Bullying
Cyber bullying is the sending or posting of harmful or cruel text messages or images using the internet or other digital communication devices. The facilitator can outline the main aims of the session as follows:
- For students to be able to identify and label the many different forms of bullying that young people engage in.
- For students to understand that bullying can happen to anyone at any age and in a range of different contexts.
- For students to identify key sources of support for young people when they are being bullied.
- For students to understand the different types of cyber bullying and to begin to identify ways of protecting themselves online and when using their mobile phones and social networking sites.
The facilitator ...