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  • Help kids understand that the words they choose make a difference to the relationships they create.
  • Talk with young people about their motivations and mental states so they can articulate them to others.
  • Help children avoid negative first impulses by thinking through alternative reactions to difficult situations.
  • Encourage youth to role play uncomfortable social situations to improve adaptability and self-confidence.
  • Check for understanding when talking with kids and encourage them to do the same with others.

 

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Conversation Starters

  1. Describe your idea of a perfect day or evening hanging out with a friend or friends. Which friend or friends would you choose?
  2. What are the qualities you look for in a good friend? What qualities in you have your friends described as important to them?

 

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