Teach teens how to make good friends and stay out of trouble Topics include: peer pressure, values, and friendships Duration 28 minutes Leader???s Guide available online Handling Peer Pressure and Gangs examines why kids join cliques, groups and gangs. Teenagers are challenged to decide what they would do if a close friend wanted them to do something wrong, illegal, or dangerous, and are asked to examine the types of friendships they are making. The meanings of true friendship and the value of positive peer pressure are highlighted as ways to make good friends and stay out of trouble. PeaceTalks is a research-based and award-winning program which incorporates multiple approaches shown to be effective in reducing aggression and violence. Hosted by Michael Pritchard, America’s most respected teen counselor. Pritchard is a humorist, actor, youth activist, former probation officer, and PBS host.??Educate kids about violence in our society, the risks they face every day, and the positive choices they can make to stay safe. PeaceTalks Prevents violence by teaching kids how to avoid dangerous situations, handle their own emotions, and use conflict resolution skills. Check out some of our other??PeaceTalks DVDs!