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NCJ Number: 135835 Find in a Library
Title: Dealing With Anger: Givin' It, Takin' It, Workin' It Out
Project Director: N Baxley
Date Published: 1991
Sponsoring Agency: Research Press
Champaign, IL 61821
Sale Source: Research Press
2612 North Mattis Avenue
Champaign, IL 61821
United States of America
Type: Training (Aid/Material)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: "Dealing with Anger" is a training video series designed for African American youths as part of a violence prevention program.
Abstract: By using the issues, dress, and language of adolescents, the video presents culturally relevant information. The tapes are divided into three target skills: Givin' It shows how to express angry feelings and remain in control; Takin' It involves listening to and accepting criticism; and Workin' It Out offers negotiation skills. Each section starts with a vignette of a situation that ends in potential violence. After the narrator lists the steps that could have prevented a hostile confrontation, the scene is replayed with an alternative ending. Training sessions involving a small group of male youths who describe their own conflict situations follow each section. The youths offer and receive feedback from their peers and role-play a few situations using the correct steps. The video leads into a turn off point where leaders and participants can review what they have just seen.
Main Term(s): Black/African Americans; Juvenile awareness programs
Index Term(s): Juvenile educational services; Violence prevention
Note: *This document is currently unavailable from NCJRS. 51 minutes, color, kit contains 3 video cassettes, skill card, and a 31-page booklet
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