How do you teach refusal skills?

Teaching Children Refusal Skills

  1. Eat good food or junk food.
  2. Be friendly or ignore others.
  3. Follow the rules or disobey them.
  4. Finish schoolwork or quit before it is done.
  5. Be truthful or lie.
  6. Listen to the teacher or talk while he/she is talking.

What are the 9 refusal skills?

With some changes these skills can also be used to resist the pressure to be a part of bullying!

  • Say “NO THANKS.” The easiest but some forget to try it.
  • Strength in numbers.
  • Use Humor.
  • Give a Reason, Fact or Excuse.
  • Cold Shoulder or Ignore.
  • Change the Subject.
  • Walk Away.
  • Broken Record or Repeated Refusal.

What are some examples of refusal skills?

Top Ten Refusal Skills for Teens

  • Make a joke.
  • Give a reason why it’s a bad idea.
  • Make an excuse why you can’t.
  • Just say no, plainly and firmly.
  • Suggest an alternative activity.
  • Ignore the suggestion.
  • Repeat yourself if necessary.
  • Leave the situation.

What are the 3 steps in effective refusal skills?

Terms in this set (3)

  • step 1 state your process. the first step in resisting negative peer pressure is saying no.
  • step 2 suggest alternatives. If a peer asks you to take part in an activity that you are uncomfortable with, try suggesting another activity.
  • step 3 stand your ground.

What are the benefits of refusal skills?

Refusal skills are a set of skills designed to help children avoid participating in high-risk behaviors. Programs designed to discourage crime, drug use, violence, and/or sexual activity frequently include refusal skills in their curricula to help students resist peer pressure while maintaining self-respect.

What is a refusal strategy?

What are 5 refusal strategies to help you reinforce your decision to say no? Say no in a firm voice, explain, suggest alternatives, use appropriate body languages, and leave if necessary.

What is the purpose of refusal skills?

Refusal skills are ways to say no when someone is pressuring you to do something you don’t want to do. They can help you avoid the pitfalls of drugs. To develop effective refusal skills, you need to know why you personally don’t want to use drugs.

What are the three types of refusal skills?

Three common styles are: assertive, passive and aggressive.