Facilitator Reproducible Activities for Groups and Individuals - Coping Skills for Teens
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 for teens 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
- Overcome Obstacles
- Advance Beyond Coping – Thrive
Coping Skills for Teens
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.
This workbook is also available in PDF eBook format, making it simple to store on your computer or mobile device, and to access with a PDF viewer. The PDF format also allows you to easily print copies of the activities and worksheets during therapy and counseling sessions.
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.
Three steps to handle stress are to feel, deal and heal. Share how you felt, dealt with and healed from a difficult situation.
What is the most heartwarming news clip you have ever seen?
Who has touched your life in a positive way? How has knowing this person helped you?