Tuesday, April 21, 2015
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco
825 Howard Street
San Francisco, California
This event has been CANCELLED. We will let you know if the workshop gets rescheduled for a future date. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Thank you for your understanding.
In this active, upbeat session, teens practice using “People Safety” skills to prevent, manage, or leave potentially unsafe situations with people. “People Safety” skills help prevent violence and improve communication at home, at school, out in the world, online…. everywhere, with everyone.
Using examples relevant to teenagers’ lives and tailored
for each participant’s abilities & strengths, we’ll practice skills to:
• Notice possible problems & respond quickly
• Deal with peer pressure & bullying
• Make safe choices with strangers
• Stay safe from verbal attack
• Stop unwanted attention
• Set clear, appropriate boundaries
• Act aware, calm, and confident
• Manage emotional triggers
• Get help from adults – and persist!
• Say ‘no’ in ways that are effective & practical
All skills will be tailored for each participant’s visual, hearing, mobility & cognition
as well as for their use of wheelchairs, service dogs, canes, or other assistive technology.
To learn more about this workshop or to sign up, please contact Fiona Hinze, email@example.com or 415-543-6222, ext. 1106.
ILRCSF is wheelchair accessible and provides reasonable accommodations on request, including ASL interpreters and print information in alternative formats. ILRCSF is a scent-free office in order to be fully accessible to all people with disabilities. Please do not wear any scented products including perfumes, aftershave, hairspray, etc. to any meetings, groups, or workshops held at or by ILRCSF.
Teenpower is a program & service of Kidpower, the nonprofit leader in “people safety” education for all ages and abilities.
Please contact Kidpower at (800) 467-6997 ext. 1# with any questions.