Northwest Territories Skills for Effective Relationships
There are a wide range of clips to choose from that address different areas of the curriculum and include topics such as: peer pressure, substance use, school stressors, interpersonal conflict, dating relationships, etc. It is important to review clips in advance of showing them to the students so that appropriate clips are chosen for the students in the class as well as the topics being discussed. The lessons identify when it would be an appropriate time to show a clip.
These clips are organized into three sections. Part I focuses on demonstrating communication styles which include: assertive, passive and aggressive communication. Part II focuses on demonstrating skills that include: delay, refusal and negotiation skills and Part III focuses on a combination of skills.
Part II – Delay, Refusal, Negotiation Skills
Scene 1: Asking friend to send a text to someone who is spreading rumours
Scene 2: Trying to get a friend to skip class
Scene 3: Pressure to skip class
Scene 4: Friends wanting to go snowmobiling after drinking at a party
Scene 5: Asking brother to buy beer to bring to bring to a party
Scene 6: Pressure to spread a rumour indicating a friend was drunk
Scene 7: Pressure to smoke a joint
Scene 8: Pressure to get some weed
Scene 9: Pressure to have sex
Scene 10: Spreading rumour about a friend suspected to be pregnant