This partnership is designed to provide educational opportunities for students at the Amelia Pride Center.
- To utilize the staff and resources of Couples & Kids to enhance the educational program.
- The teach students the benefits of working collaboratively with peers
To provide an anger management course
- Recognize anger as a healthy response to stress/conflict
- Identify constructive and destructive communication styles
- Identify and implement techniques/strategies for cooling down
- Identify alternatives to fighting
- Students will avoid use of destructive communication while increasing use of positive communication through cooperative games and role playing.
- Students will reshape trigger thoughts and anger distortions through cognitive behavioral exercises.
- Students will use games and interactive activities to build students’ awareness of alternative responses to stress.
- Students will recognize personal cost of anger through interactive exercises.
All parties will provide a written evaluation of partnership activities by completing a partnership evaluation form at the end of the school year.
Mrs. Linda Cole, Director for Alternative Education for Lynchburg City Schools
Mr. Ray Pate, Lead teacher, 8th Grade Program
Dr. Merle Herndon, Director for Professional Development/School Business Partnerships
Mrs. Norma White, Clinical Director, Couples & Kids