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Conflict Resolution 🚩

Take a look at the 2 videos below.  One of them shows how Terrance and Morgan handled conflict in an unhealthy way.  The other video shows how they handled the same conflict in a healthy way that follows the 6 steps to resolving conflict.

In Your Words

Check out what your friends have to say!

I have never heard of the numerous grooming tactics before, so it was good to learn what to look out for in relationships.

Lebanon High School

I learned so much about how life changes when you get older and your relationships with people can change.

Twin Valley South Middle and High School

I feel that everyone needs to have boundaries and they should be respected.

Lebanon High School

I liked that we talked about things that have really happened.”

Twin Valley South Middle and High School

What affected me the most was the story about dating abuse and how to safely get out of a dangerous relationship.

Lebanon High School

The part about what red flags to look for stuck out to me the most, because those are very true.

Twin Valley South Middle and High School

6 Steps for Resolving Conflict

Conflict is inevitable! Learn how to resolve it in a healthy way without damaging your relationship.

1. Get a grip on those emotions!

2. Identify the problem

3. Attack the problem, not the person

4. Resolve the problem

5. Restore the relationship

6. Let it go!

Picture Perfect

Keep up with our Instagram for updates on presenters and fun challenges!

Who’s New? We have 3 new presenters this year!

Meghan will be presenting Stuck in the Middle, Relationships Under Construction, Aspire, and our 5-day Go for the Gold programs. Romello and Brook will be presenting our 9-day Go for the Gold program.

Meghan

 

What about being a Presenter makes you the most excited?

Helping provide kids with the tools needed to make informed decisions in life is what I am the most excited about. 

Do you have any hidden talents?  If so, what can you do?

I don’t know if this is a talent, but I can come up with some really cool costumes from upcycled materials.

What was your first job?

Besides the three days I had a paper route at 13, my first “real” job was working in the linen department at Rickel Home Center. 

What advice would you give your teenage self?

I would tell my teenage self to value yourself. 

If you could choose a superhero power, what would it be and why?

Not really a superhero power, but I’d like to be able to travel like they do in Harry Potter. 

Brook

 

What about being a Presenter makes you the most excited?

I love to meet new people and get to know them well enough that they open up to me. As a Presenter, I will get to do that over and over again!

Do you have any hidden talents?  If so, what can you do?

I play the banjo and was part of a banjo band in Kettering.

What was your first job?

My first job was as a YMCA Lifeguard and swim instructor.

What advice would you give your teenage self?

To be patient… good things ARE coming. Don’t push and jam to get ahead. When the timing is right, the life you’re desperate for is coming. 

If you could choose a superhero power, what would it be and why?

To read people’s minds! Hands down! That way I could know exactly what someone thinks of me. I could know what they’re going to say before it’s said, and I could rescue certain people from being hurt by words! It would also be super helpful as a Presenter to have that kind of power. 

Romello

 

What about being a Presenter makes you the most excited?

I am most excited to share our program with the kids in order to make a difference in their lives so that they make wise decisions. I want the program to become one with my heart so that when I go into the schools I am passionately speaking and being all for the kids and their futures when it comes to relationships.

Do you have any hidden talents?  If so, what can you do?

Nothing special or hidden, but I am a pretty good basketball player.

What was your first job?

I worked at F&P America (factory in Troy) as a paint line employee.

What advice would you give your teenage self?

Think before you do or say something in all situations.

If you could choose a superhero power, what would it be and why?

The ability to teleport any place or back in time. Specifically, to travel anywhere in the world, but also to go back to the 80’s because I love the era and the music.

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