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Your students are prime targets for abusive behavior. Teach them how to recognize and avoid threatening or potentially abusive situations with Circles: Stop Abusive Behavior. This video program illustrates step-by-step lessons and strategies to recognize abusive behavior. Real-life demonstrations of how to take positive action if feeling exploited are included. This quality program uses the famous Circles paradigm and was created by education and health care professionals sensitive to the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities.
CirclesSA - Ep 1: Recognizing and Reacting to Exploitation
Encourages your students to be assertive. Illustrates how to recognize and react to exploitation occurring in close relationships with dates, close friends, and relatives. Teaches students that they don’t have to participate in physical contact that does not feel good to them.
CirclesSA - Ep 2: Learning Appropriate Protective Behaviors
Illustrates the potential for abuse from acquaintances and strangers. Students will learn to identify inappropriate behavior and initiate protective measures against unwanted advances and other forms of abusive behavior.