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Grade 8  
Counseling, Approved 2006 - Renumbered 2007  
1.2    Personal and Social Development
1    The student will acquire self-knowledge and skills to make decisions and set goals.   
5    The student identifies the influence of peer pressure on decision-making.
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Help With Peer Pressure These strategies provide parents and teachers with ways to help young people who are beginning to experience pressures from friends and acquaintances. The resource also provides a link to a role-playing activity as well as to information on helping youth develop refusal skills. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.iv - Activities that teach students to recognize social and peer pressure to use drugs illegally and the skills for resisting illegal drug use.)

Submitted by: Batch 1
From: Designed Instruction
Kids Most Influenced by Siblings' Drinking and Smoking This summary of the findings of a study by Dr. Abby Fagan, first published in the 2006 issue of American Journal of Drug Issues, provides useful information for teachers and community leaders on the contributions and influence of parents, siblings, and peers on teen drug use. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Rebel Facts This one-page fact sheet from the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) describes a study of tobacco use in movies marketed to youth as well as environmental facts regarding secondhand smoke. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.iv - Activities that teach students to recognize social and peer pressure to use drugs illegally and the skills for resisting illegal drug use.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
The Right to Resist: Dear Ashley This resource from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism for middle school students gives adivice on resisting the unspoken pressure to use alcohol. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.iv - Activities that teach students to recognize social and peer pressure to use drugs illegally and the skills for resisting illegal drug use.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
The Right to Resist: Know Your No's This resource from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism tells middle school students the most effective way, and some that are not as effective, to say no to alcohol. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.iv - Activities that teach students to recognize social and peer pressure to use drugs illegally and the skills for resisting illegal drug use.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
The Right to Resist: Pick Your No's This interactive site from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism puts middle school students into a situation where they will have to say no to alcohol and gives feedback on the method they choose. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.iv - Activities that teach students to recognize social and peer pressure to use drugs illegally and the skills for resisting illegal drug use.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
The Right to Resist: Resisting Spoken Pressure This resource from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism gives middle school students do's and dont's for how to resist spoken pressure to use alcohol. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.iv - Activities that teach students to recognize social and peer pressure to use drugs illegally and the skills for resisting illegal drug use.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
The Right to Resist: Resisting Unspoken Pressure This resource from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism for middle school students gives advice on how to resist pressure from within themselves to use alcohol. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.iv - Activities that teach students to recognize social and peer pressure to use drugs illegally and the skills for resisting illegal drug use.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction

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