Texas 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, coming out, 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 III – Combination of Skills
Scenario 1: Pressure to smoke with friends
Scenario 2: Pressure to party before and skip the game
Scenario 3: One friend trying to convince another who they should like/date
Scenario 4: Pressuring partner to be more intimate and have sex