Positive Action is based on the intuitive philosophy that we feel good about ourselves when we do positive actions: cycle is positive, students want to learn; cycle is negative, students do not want to learn.
A lesson takes approximately 15 minutes to complete. There are approximately 140 lessons
Positive Action is organized into six units by grade level
Unit 1 - Self Concept: help students identify themselves and understand their Self-Concept
Unit 2 - Positive actions for your body and your mind: introduces the positive actions for the body and the mind
Unit 3 - Managing yourself responsibly: Students will learn how to identify their skills and effectively manage their time and resources
Unit 4 - Treating others the way you like to be treated: Reinforces positive social skills and reinforces key concepts through puzzles, posters and role-playing.
Unit 5 - Telling yourself the truth: Students will learn that being honest with yourself is one of the most important positive actions. Lessons in self-honesty help students identify the areas they would like to improve
Unit 6 - Improving Yourself Continually: Students learn that improving yourself is a continual process. Students learn how to apply Positive Action in all areas of their life
Positive Action has been approved as a SAMHSA Research Based Model Program and is available free of charge to all local school districts.