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Coping Skills - Parent 2

Foundational

Parents

Review the following discussion topics with your child.

  • Helpful coping strategy: Allows you to regain emotional control. You feel better about yourself and you are respectful to yourself and others.
  • Harmful coping strategy: Does not allow for emotional control. You may be physically and verbally aggressive towards yourself, others, or property.
  • Time-out strategy: Allows you to calm down. It is temporary and should be used with a positive strategy.

Activity

Make a list of helpful coping strategies you can use at home.