Social Skills Video: Worry About Yourself – Older
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Mike sees Jeff in the hallway and thinks he’s skipping school. Mike gets very upset and loses control because he thinks Jeff is breaking the rules. Mike learns that he shouldn’t worry about what other people are doing. If there’s a problem, the teacher will handle it. Mike realizes he is getting upset and uses a strategy to calm down. Everything turns out ok. Jeff was just going to a doctor’s appointment!
Use Worry About Yourself – Older
We all have students who are sticklers to the rules. If they see other students breaking the rules, they can become very upset. Along with learning calming strategies they can learn to worry about themselves. It is not expected to yell at another student. This video highlights how other people will feel if you get in their business. They will not be very happy about it.