This Week's Social Skill

January 21st - 24th
  Resisting Peer Pressure

1. Look at the person.

2. Use a calm, assertive voice tone.

3. State clearly that you do not want to engage in the inappropriate activity.

4. Suggest an alternative activity. Give a reason.

5. If the person persists, continue to say “No.”

6. If the peer will not accept your “No” answer, ask him or her to leave or remove yourself from the situation.