Refusal Skills.” There are other resources in that lesson that may be added to this lesson. This lesson includes more communication style practice than the fourth grade lesson. This lesson is probably too long to teach in one session. Please consider breaking the lesson into smaller time. Assertive Refusal Skills 2 Pay attention to body language and non-verbal cues. o Good eye contact – don’t take your eyes of of the other person’s eyes o Standing squarely towards the other person o Appear Confident o Use a calm even voice tone and volume o Keep your “body language” consistent with your statements.
Mar 13, · Refusing an offer to drink or use takes courage, inner strength, and self confidence. The ability to refuse can be expanded by developing the related skills listed below. Assertiveness — Developing assertiveness skills will allow you to stand up for yourself, stick to your own opinions, protect yourself, and communicate honestly and directly. Speaking . -The following are drug refusal skills & techniques: Say no immediately! a. Do not stumble or hesitate. You can make it the very first word that comes out of your mouth! -Be clear and firm- no means no! a. Avoid statements such as, Not today or ^Maybe later b. Avoid excuses, such as My girlfriend will get upset _ or I have to get to workFile Size: KB.
Building your drink refusal skills Note that it takes about 2 hours for the adult body to completely break down a single drink. Do not drive after drinking. For comparison, regular beer is 5% alcohol by volume (alc/vol), table wine is about 12% alc/vol, and straight proof distilled spirits is 40% alc/vol. For example, a simple exercise that can set you on the right path is “How would you treat a friend?” This is a quick and easy exercise that anyone can do. All you need is a piece of paper, a pen, and a willingness to answer honestly. To give this exercise a try, use your paper and pen to answer these questions.
Jun 16, · For older adults, creating a fitness plan after years of doing no exercise at all can seem like an intimidating and daunting task. They may be more inclined to begin and stick to a fitness routine if they see that you are willing to do it with them. Maintain a Positive Attitude Provide your parents with positive reinforcement and set milestones.