This unique, comprehensive video-and-print curriculum addresses many issues important for middle school students as they deal with new challenges including figuring out their identities, coping with peer pressure, dealing with bullies and much more. Curriculum emphasizes the dangers of alcohol and other drugs such as tobacco, marijuana, over-the-counter and prescription medications. Middle schoolers learn that the still-developing teen brain can be damaged by any type of drug use. Also examines key issues related to self-esteem and personal values such as the dangers of cliques, why cheating and plagiarism are wrong, how to accept themselves as they are, what to do if they are the victim of a bully and how to develop a positive reputation. This meticulously researched curriculum was developed by experienced guidance counselors, clinical psychologists and drug education experts. Portable and teacher friendly, the curriculum comes with dozens of reproducible student worksheets, pre- and post-tests, role play scenarios, group activities and fact sheets. A valuable addition to any middle school health or guidance program. Contains vital information about the dangers of drugs, bullying, peer pressure, self-esteem and moral education.
Consultants: Deborah Gatins PhD, John Fournio, Narcotics Enforcement Officers Associations of Connecticut, Michele T. Belisle, MSE and Gary D. Schwartz, MSE
Ten videos, CD with reproducible worksheets and pre/post tests, teacher's resource book and carrying case