Part 3 Outline:

  1. Verbal Deescalation

    • Importance of assertive language.
    • Handling bullying in the moment.
    • Using the "guilt trip face" technique.
  2. Using Surroundings

    • Utilizing available materials (e.g., mulch, sand) for distraction.
  3. Buddy System

    • Staying in groups for safety.
    • Recognizing safe spaces and trusted individuals.
  4. Memorization

    • Memorizing important phone numbers and addresses.
    • Using repetition and reward systems.
  5. Self-Defense Classes

    • Benefits of enrolling in martial arts.
    • Gaining confidence and skills.
  6. Regular Practice

    • Importance of consistent practice.
    • Practicing both martial arts techniques and memorization.

Key Points & Takeaways:

  • Verbal Defense: Addressing verbal bullying can prevent escalation.
  • Awareness: Being aware of surroundings can provide tools for self-defense.
  • Safety in Numbers: The buddy system can deter potential threats.
  • Preparation: Knowing safe spaces and important contacts enhances safety.
  • Skill Development: Martial arts classes offer advanced techniques and boost confidence.
  • Consistency: Regular practice ingrains techniques and information.

Action Items for the Parents and Children:

  1. Discuss with your child the importance of assertive language and practice scenarios.
  2. Explore surroundings with your child to identify potential tools for self-defense.
  3. Encourage group activities and teach your child about the buddy system.
  4. Set up memorization drills for important phone numbers and addresses.
  5. Consider enrolling your child in a self-defense or martial arts class.
  6. Practice regularly with your child, reinforcing techniques and information.
  7. Stay engaged with your child's learning process, offering support and encouragement.


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