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Thursday, May 1, 2014
Be a Friend ~ Lend a Hand
Be a Friend
Be a Friend ~ Lend a Hand is Embrace Civility in the Digital Age’s research-based youth-led, positive norms program that:
Encourages young people to positively intervene when they witness bullying or other hurtful situations.
Encourages young people not to be hurtful and to remedy the harm if they have been.
Provides insight on positive strategies young people can use to become more self-confident.
Be a Friend ~ Lend a Hand (Version 2) incorporates strategies that focus on reinforcing positive peer norms and impart effective skills. This program is appropriate for intermediate, middle, and high school aged young people. The program has been designed to be used in schools and also a wide range of youth organizations, including after-school programs, youth organizations, religious organizations, and summer camps.