Kognito's Friend2Friend Curriculum for secondary students is an interactive skill based approach to core prevention and wellness topics. The program includes three modules: Emotional & Mental Wellness, Substance Use and Safe & Caring Schools. Each module is made up of an online experiential portion that features simulated practice scenarios as well as lesson plans and discussion guides to extend the learning.
We recommend pairing this product with our professional development simulations. For more information please contact our K-12 team, or call 212-675-9234.
Login access information will be emailed within one business day of purchase. The site license will remain active for 1 year after purchase and is valid for one school site. A downloadable, printable certificate of completion will be awarded upon completion of the training.
EMOTIONAL & MENTAL WELLNESS
Prepare youth to navigate mental health challenges faced by themselves and their peers through reducing stigma and normalizing help-seeking behavior.
– Learn about mental health and wellness while reducing stigma
– Identify warning signs of psychological distress, including verbal, behavioral, and situational clues
– Build skills in how to approach a peer in a manner to motivate them to access support
– Become comfortable asking a friend if they are thinking about suicide
SUBSTANCE USE PREVENTION
Prevent substance misuse now and later in life by giving students the tools to better navigate real-life situations involving substances.
– Identify substance misuse and support services and ways to resist peer pressures and stay safe
– Understand positive self-concept, positive social norms, healthy and unhealthy coping strategies, and refusal skills
– Apply communication skills to help a friend
– Analyze risks associated with substance use
– Reflect on personal values and goals
– Evaluate which refusal skills to use to manage a situation involving substances
SAFE & CARING SCHOOLS
Reduce school violence through recognition of concerning behaviors and open communication between students and adults.
– Identify own emotions and those of others as they relate to concerns including bullying, harassment, self-harm, and threats
– Recognize when the actions or statements of peers need to be shared with adults
– Investigate ways to encourage a peer in distress to open up to an adult
– Recognize role in creating a safe and supportive school climate
– Feel comfortable and empowered to share concerns with an adult
– Understand potential resources and the roles of trusted adults
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