Help teens assert themselves in a non-aggressive manner Features actual students filmed in actual schools and uses lively, spontaneous discussions, dramatized dilemmas, and topical humor Duration: 30 minutes Leader’s guide available online Grades: 6-12 Teens discover positive ways to assert themselves, express complaints, handle misunderstandings, and block rumors as they apply the key social skills of mediation, negotiation, active listening, and “I” messages. The objectives of this program are for viewers to learn the value of assertive, rather than aggressive, approaches to interpersonal conflict; to develop positive ways to deal with rumors; and to strengthen mediation and negotiation skills that can help prevent and resolve conflict. Features actual students filmed in actual schools and uses lively, spontaneous discussions, dramatized dilemmas, topical humor, and the sensitive, supportive guidance of Michael Pritchard to encourage, engage, and educate viewers. Pritchard is a youth educator, humorist, actor, former probation officer, and host of award-winning series. This DVD is also part of the LifeSteps DVD Series.