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Without patronizing or lecturing, Teen Esteem helps teenagers develop the skills needed to handle peer pressure, substance abuse, sexual ...
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Without patronizing or lecturing, Teen Esteem helps teenagers develop the skills needed to handle peer pressure, substance abuse, sexual expression, and more. The second edition includes new material on avoiding violence, healthy ways to deal with anger (in oneself and in others), and being "safely assertive."
Teen Esteem is for: every teenager who is being told to "just say no"; parents; school teachers and counselors; youth workers; family therapists.
Provides guidance on developing self-esteem and the positive attitude necessary to cope with such adolescent challenges as peer pressure, substance abuse, and sexual expression.
Chapter 1 What Do You Want From Life? (Your Goals) 1
Chapter 2 Your Right to Be Yourself (Your Rights) 5
Chapter 3 R-E-S-P-E-C-T (Liking Yourself) 11
Chapter 4 What if I'm Different? (Masks We Wear) 21
Chapter 5 "Are You Having Fun Yet?" (Feeling Good) 37
Chapter 6 Listen Up! (Assertiveness) 45
Chapter 7 When You Get So Mad (Dealing with Anger) 55
Chapter 8 Asking For It (Making Requests) 63
Chapter 9 "Just Say No....Yeah, Right" (Refusal Skills) 67
Chapter 10 "C'mon Baby...You Know You Want To!" (Avoiding Manipulation) 77
Chapter 11 Not To Decide Is To Decide (Choices and Decision Making) 87
Chapter 12 Taking Charge (Freedom & Responsibility) 97
Selected Reading 105
Web Resources 111