Scenarios
Vocabulary
Tools
Relaxation Techniques
Stress/Anger Management
100

Hitting a pillow when your are upset is helpful to "release" your anger? True or False?

What is false?

100

This is the ability to understand and share another person's feelings.

What is empathy?

100
A tool that can help you maintain your stress if it's squeezed, but not too tight!
What is a stress ball
100

These are reasons why journaling is a helpful coping skill. 

What is - It is an effective way to channel intense feelings.  When writing down your thoughts and feelings, you must pause and focus on the details you may have otherwise missed. Through journaling, you have to listen rather than avoid your most intense feelings.

100
What is a healthy outlet for releasing stress?
What is exercise, journaling, talking to a trusted friend, drawing, deep breathing, guided imagery, yoga, listening to music, or reading?
200

These are two ways - helpful and unhelpful - to respond to your peer making you lose video game time.

Great thinking!  

200

This is something you do automatically AND you can control.

What is breathing.

200

What are 3 unhelpful coping skills?

Substance use, blaming others, self-harm, avoidance, yelling, arguing, withdrawal/isolation, bottling feelings up, etc.

200

The proper way to breathe is with your ______?

What is a diaphragm/stomach

200

These are cues your body gives you when you are experiencing sadness.

What are knots in your stomach, wanting to be alone/isolate, sleeping more, fatigue, headaches, low energy, not enjoying activities you usually find fun, crying, irritability, loss of appetite

300
These may include exercising, relaxation techniques, going for a walk with an adult, or enjoying a hobby, sport, or any activity you like.
What are examples of healthy coping skills?
300

This refers to a the practice of focusing your awareness on the present moment to help create a calm mental state.

What is mindfulness?

300

This is a resource to help prompt you to remember and use helpful coping skills.

What is a first aid kit?

300
What involves the tensing of the muscles then releasing for relaxation?
What is Progressive Muscle Relaxation?
300
What is a simple and instant way to manage your anger?
What is counting to 10 and deep breathing?
400
I am getting frustrated in class and am going to use my coping skills to turn my mood around. How do I know that my coping skill is a healthy one?
What are the 3 Laws of Coping Skills (they don't hurt me, others, or property/break the rules)?
400
Phrases you can say to yourself to help you get through distressing situations
What are affirmations or positive self-talk?
400

DOUBLE JEOPARDY!!!!

Demonstrate 1 helpful coping skill correctly.

Impressive focus! Excellent bravery to demonstrate in group! Way to remember your coping skills!
400
What involves imagining a relaxing destination and picturing yourself there for relaxation purposes?
What is guided imagery/visualization?
400
What is an unhealthy way to handle stress that involves doing nothing?
What is keeping your feelings inside/"bottled up"?
500

Give an example of an unhelpful coping skill and why. Then give an example of a helpful coping skill and explain why.

You worked hard on your answer!

500

This a feeling of sudden, intense fear.

What is panic?

500
A practice of serious thought about one's character, actions, and motives, which allows us to acknowledge what choices were good, which were bad, and how we can improve ourselves.
What is self-reflection
500
Name 3 healthy things I can do to relax. Bonus 100 points for naming an additional thing you can do in your chair in class!
What is deep breathing, visualization, yoga, counting, etc. Bonus: Chair "push-ups"
500

DOUBLE JEOPARDY!!!

Identify 1 way you have coped in an unhelpful way in the past week and how you could have handled things differently.

Excellent work! Great thinking! Way to be accountable and creative!

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