Dangerous Decisions: Learning to Think Before You Act (cc)

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Teens today are exposed to many risks-the ready availability of drugs, tobacco and alcohol; pressure to have sex; dangers on the Internet; inexperienced, drowsy and drunk driving; extreme diets; and more. When faced with difficult and life-altering decisions, teens often lack the skills needed to understand and evaluate the potential problems before they choose to act. Program provides a step-by-step approach to learning and applying good decision-making skills. Includes risk assessment and risk management tools for all areas of their lives, from school to friends to work to situations that potentially endanger their well-being. Profiles several teens who talk about decisions they now regret. With hindsight, what could they have done to achieve a different and better outcome? Describes how risk taking is a normal part of adolescence while emphasizing the importance of distinguishing between healthy and unhealthy risks.

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Grades 7 – College       20 min.        2009      DVD-2125

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Item #: DVD-2125