Life Management Skills Module 3 + 4

“I” messages statement patterns
1. avoiding using “you” statements that will escalate the conflict
2. to respond in a way that will de-escalate the conflict
3. to identify feelings and validate the other person’s feelings
4. to identify behaviors that are causing the conflict
5. to work toward resolution of the conflict
Define 1-way and 2-way communication
– One-way communication occurs when the person sending information can’t obtain feedback
– Two-way communication occurs when the speaker and the listener both provide feedback
Non-verbal communication
any means of sending a message that does not include words
Active listening skills
when the listener gives the speaker frequent feedback
Identify the roadblocks to communication and why they effect communication
– 1. avoiding subjects
2. mind reading
3. mixed messages
4. silence
5. tuning out
6. different outlooks
– These effect communication because it can cause to
What are the two ways we communicate? What are the characteristics of each?
– vertical and level communication
– vertical are power, prestige, and position, it means these goals are negative. Level is an equal plane, you demonstrate that you accept responsibility for your behavior and are sensitive to the feelings of others
Why is compromise a very important part of conflict resolution?
it can resolve quickly of disputes
Legal ramifications of smoking
No one under 18 can have any tobacco products.
The effects of smoking on the body
Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of death in the United States. Smoking increases the risk of things like coronary heart disease, having a stroke, and lung cancer (it can cause cancer in almost anywhere in your body). It affects a person’s health negatively.
Effect of tobacco smoke on others and unborn babies
Smoking during pregnancy can cause premature birth, ectopic pregnancy, bleeding from the vagina, stuff like that. When you smoke during pregnancy, all of the chemicals in the cigarettes enter the baby’s bloodstream. Even secondhand & thirdhand smoke can affect people (especially babies).
Long-term effects of smoking marijuana
Suppression of the immune system, damage to respiratory system, memory problems, lack of motivation, personality and mood changes… etc. Long term use can lead to addiction. Negative.
Know drug effects and classifications
Cocaine – Coke
Marijuana – Mary Jane
Steroids – Roids
LCD – Acid
Over-The-Counter – Cough Syrup
Heroin – Smack
Meth – Speed
MDMA – Ecstasy
Inhalants – Whip-Its
Signs of Inhalant use
Inhalants are household products such as aerosol sprays, cleaning fluids, glue, paint, paint thinner, gasoline, propane, nail polish remover, correction fluid, and marker pens.
Slurred speech
Drunk, dizzy, or dazed appearance
Unusual breath odor
Chemical smell on clothing
Paint stains on body or face
Red eyes
Runny nose
Social implications of drug use