ERIC Number: ED347442
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Project Self-Esteem: A Parent Involvement Program for Improving Self-Esteem and Preventing Drug and Alcohol Abuse, K-6. Revised.
McDaniel, Sandy; Bielen, Peggy
This guide presents Project Self-Esteem, a program for improving self-esteem and preventing drug and alcohol abuse in kindergarten through grade 6. Chapter I presents the team leader's guide and discusses introducing the program to the principal, school staff, and parents. Chapter II focuses on kindergarten and includes lessons on being a friend to oneself, taking care of oneself, and being kind to others. Chapter III focuses on grade 1 and includes lessons on friendship, being a friend to oneself, taking care of oneself, and being kind to others. Chapter IV for grades 2 and 3 presents 12 lessons on realizing one's uniqueness, gratitudes, compliments, stress reduction, communication skills, friendship, and cheating. Chapter V for grade 4 presents 11 lessons on realizing one's uniqueness, goal setting, stress reduction, learning to memorize, feelings, self-esteem, communicating assertively, friendship, and stealing and teasing. Chapter VI for grade 5 presents 11 lessons on realizing one's uniqueness, goal setting, listening, communication skills, working with anger, handling incoming anger and upsets, communicating assertively, learning about handicaps and listening, and stealing and teasing. Chapter VII for grade 6 presents nine lessons on social skills, social skills/choice making, assertive training, peers and conformity, friendship, alcohol and drug abuse, and introduction to junior high. Chapter VIII presents a teacher's guide. Chapter IX presents the parent program. A bibliography is included. (ABL)
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Behavior Change, Drug Abuse, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Friendship, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Prevention, Self Esteem
B. L. Winch & Assoc./Jalmar Press, 45 Hitching Post Dr., Bldg. 2, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274 ($39.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A