HOW DO I GET IT? focuses on communication. Communication skills foster healthy interdependent relationships and improve self-efficacy.

This stage comprises of one session that equips students with the tools to communicate their needs in a way that improves the chances of those needs being met. 

 

The session explores the idea of seeking to understand before trying to be understood as a method to get the things you want; encouraging students to stay open despite rejection, in order to turn failure into progress.

HOW DO I GET IT?

PART A

KEY FOCUS:

GETTING OURSELVES OUT OF OUR OWN WAY

IN ORDER TO GET THE THINGS WE WANT.

  Students who complete Part A will:

  • Feel empowered by effective communication. (Attitude)

  • Understand the basics of transactional analysis and how internal monologues distorts reality in ways that stops us from communicate effectively and in turn getting what we want. (Knowledge)

  • Believe they can get what they want through a realistic perspective and effective communication skills. (Self-Efficacy)

  • Commit to noticing when their self-talk hinders their chance for effective communication. (Behavioural Intention)

 

Our content was written to align with the Australian Curriculum as follows:

HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM

  • Exploring skills and strategies needed to communicate and engage in relationships in respectful ways. (ACPPS074)

  • Investigating personal, social and cultural factors that influence the way individuals respond emotionally to different situations. (ACPPS075)

  • Exploring different viewpoints, practising being empathetic and considering alternative ways to respond. (ACPPS075)

  • Exploring the impact of different ways of communicating, how these impact on emotions and can show respect (or not) for self and others. (ACPPS075)

  • Proposing ways to support others who are going through a challenging time. (ACPPS076)

  • Asserting their stance on a situation, dilemma or decision by expressing thoughts, opinions and beliefs that acknowledge the feelings of others. (ACPPS090)

  • Assessing behavioural expectations in different relationships and social situations, and examining how these expectations can influence decisions and actions. (ACPPS090)

  • Investigating the characteristics of positive, respectful relationships and the rights and ethical responsibilities of individuals in relationships. (ACPPS093)

  • Proposing strategies for managing emotional responses and resolving conflict in a family or social situation or online environment. (ACPPS094)

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