Program Participants: Students identified or self-identified for a willingness to talk about issues, actions, and behaviors which currently are bringing to them negative consequences at home, at school, or within their peer group. Participants must register for the program by calling 753-0958, ext 224.The cost of the program is $20.
Program Goals: Confronting the frustrations of daily survival in a balanced and adaptive way is important in successfully achieving long-term goals. It is also a key measure of healthy interactions at home, in the workplace and in our interpersonal relationships. This program offers 4 interactive discussions to help students and their families build greater conscious awareness of emotional conflict, some of its causes and effects, and different ways to view, as well as handle, these conflicts. Family and interpersonal communication styles/skills will be identified and discussed, as well as specific conflict management concepts.
Length of Program: The group lasts 4 weeks. Meetings are on Wednesdays from 5:45-7:15 PM (families may start the group on any Wednesday). The program meets at the Manatee High School Administration Building, , 902 33rd St. Court West, in the 2nd floor conference room.
Week 1: Dealing with the World – Inside and Out
Week 2: Gathering Information
Week 3: Identifying the Problem
Week 4: The Real Causes And Addressing The Problem
For more information, please call 753-0958, ext 224
Manatee County Safe Schools
PO Box 9069
Bradenton, Florida 34206
Phone (941) 708-8770 ext.2191