Coping Skills

Adolescents experience strong amounts of stress during the formative teenage years. An excellent printable and worksheet can help learners discuss and develop coping skills for dealing with difficult times. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Ask for volunteers to share their own list of coping skills with the group, or to devise new strategies that are not already included in this resource
  • Laminate the page and display in a counseling office or teen issues class
Classroom Considerations

  • While this list is geared toward individual coping skills, be sure to remind pupils of the importance of talking to someone if the problem they are dealing with is severe; construct a list of persons in your local community that learners can turn to for help
Pros

  • Offers six different strategies for coping, as well as pros and cons of each strategy
  • Worksheet gives learners the chance to write down their own ideas for each strategy
Cons

  • None