Facilitator Reproducible Activities for Groups and Individuals
As teens mature, their sources of stress can grow too. The activities in Teens – Out-of-the-Box Coping Skills tap into the fun and energetic creativity of teens to teach them new coping skills to deal with stress, change, and the many obstacles they face as they grow into responsible and caring adults.
The seven chapters include:
Build Emotional Empowerment
Develop Healthy Habits
Manage Social Media
Stand Up for Self and Others
Advance Beyond Coping – Thrive
Why is this book is entitled “Teens ~ Out-of-the-Box Coping Skills”?
At the start of every session, a teen takes an item from a brightly decorated box to introduce an activity. Every activity involves actions that encourage the skill of thinking outside-of-the-box.
Participants will be encouraged to reflect, ask questions, give opinions and receive feedback; draw, write, act, play games; be a leader or a team member; create posters, bumper stickers or tee shirt slogans; and participate in many other creative activities.
Teens – Out of the Box Coping Skills Card Deck
Use the open-ended questions with groups or individuals to kick-start a session. Each question corresponds to a specific page in the book.