Social Anxiety and Exclusions

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Social Anxiety and Exclusions

  1. 1. Title and mean girls clip will come before the next slide You cannot watch the video clips on slideshare, so I have added text describing them
  2. 2. A woman has an appointment but hates to leave the house because she thinks everyone will be watching her
  3. 4. Video clip – psych commercial – private eyes
  4. 5. A woman sits in front of a telephone and agonizes because she is afraid to make a call
  5. 7. A man hates to go to work because he has a meeting scheduled
  6. 9. A student goes to the library during lunch because he is afraid of eating alone
  7. 11. A student is afraid of going to any social events because she is nervous about meeting new people
  8. 13. Social anxiety is the third largest psychological problem, affecting 15 million Americans
  9. 14. Social anxiety is misdiagnosed almost 90% of the time
  10. 15. <ul><li>It is often diagnosed as… </li></ul>
  11. 16. <ul><li>Schizophrenia </li></ul>
  12. 18. <ul><li>Manic-Depressive </li></ul>
  13. 20. <ul><li>Clinically Depressed </li></ul>
  14. 22. <ul><li>Panic Disorder </li></ul>
  15. 24. <ul><li>or personality disorder </li></ul>
  16. 26. What is Social Anxiety Disorder?
  17. 28. Extreme shyness and self consciousness develop into unjustified fear
  18. 29. They can usually interact with family and close friends,
  19. 31. but dread other social situations
  20. 32. They feel fear and experience an increase in heartbeat and breathing at the thought of interacting with others
  21. 33. They fear being embarrassed, laughed at, criticized, and being judged by others
  22. 35. They focus only on bad things that could happen rather than good things that might happen
  23. 36. Video clip – just my luck – a series of bad stuff happening over the next 8 slides – all clips will play as one in our project
  24. 37. Video clip – just my luck
  25. 38. Video clip – just my luck
  26. 39. Video clip – just my luck
  27. 40. Video clip – just my luck
  28. 41. Video clip – just my luck
  29. 42. Video clip – just my luck
  30. 43. Video clip – just my luck
  31. 44. Why do people have social anxiety?
  32. 45. People are born with a tendency to be shy and have trouble interacting with others
  33. 46. Sometimes children learn social anxiety from a role model
  34. 48. Parents can have social anxiety and then shelter their children from social situations
  35. 49. which can cause their children to become socially anxious
  36. 51. Some children are viewed as “different” and are afraid they will not fit in
  37. 52. Social anxiety can have a significant impact on a person’s life
  38. 54. Students may not get the most out of school
  39. 55. They won’t ask questions when they don’t understand something for fear of looking stupid and being laughed at
  40. 57. They may feel lonely or disappointed because of missed opportunities for making friends and having fun
  41. 59. They may have few or no friends at all
  42. 60. They may sit alone at lunch
  43. 62. They may stay home rather than attending school functions
  44. 64. They have various interests and like to have fun as much as anyone else
  45. 65. But they are too afraid to join any extra-curricular activities
  46. 67. <ul><li>What can be done? </li></ul>
  47. 68. Putdowns, lectures, criticisms, and speaking up for a socially anxious person will not help
  48. 69. Anti-anxiety medications are available
  49. 71. Support from family, friends, and teachers is essential
  50. 72. The most effective treatment is cognitive-behavioral therapy
  51. 73. A therapist can help make a plan to overcome fears one by one
  52. 75. Take baby steps to get up the courage to overcome fears and go beyond what is comfortable
  53. 76. Video clip – baby steps
  54. 77. People with social anxiety often feel like social outcasts
  55. 78. An outcast (also known as an unpopular person or a social reject) is a person who is
  56. 79. rejected, and sometimes isolated, by society in general
  57. 80. Video clip – napoleon dynamite dance scene
  58. 81. Social exclusion is a serious problem
  59. 82. Not “fitting in” at school may be an experience that can scar children psychologically for life.
  60. 84. Being rejected by one’s peers can cause
  61. 85. an increase in anti- social behavior
  62. 86. Video clip - the silence of the lambs – fava beans and nice Chianti
  63. 87. deviance and aggression
  64. 89. lowered intellectual performance
  65. 90. self-defeating behavior
  66. 92. Children who aspire academically may become isolated from their peers
  67. 94. Misfits may be bullied or victimized
  68. 95. Video clip – pretty in pink – duckie in bathroom
  69. 96. Young children may pick on one another for just being different
  70. 97. Children fail to “fit in” for a number of reasons
  71. 99. they look different to others
  72. 101. they interact with others who do not “fit in”
  73. 102. they express beliefs perceived as abnormal
  74. 104. or engage in activities unacceptable to their group
  75. 105. Extroverts form online friendships so they can engage in more frequent communication.
  76. 107. Online interactions with unknown peers help adolescents recover from the sting of social rejection.
  77. 108. The interpersonal connections made possible by electronic media are particularly valuable for youth suffering from
  78. 109. low self-esteem
  79. 111. social rejection
  80. 113. The issue of bullying has become a chronic and costly problem in American schools.
  81. 115. Nine out of ten students have been bullied by their peers.
  82. 117. Six out of ten students say that they have bullied other students.
  83. 118. Bullies are consistently the most respected and well liked students in the school
  84. 120. a child who is a bully in kindergarten is often a bully in elementary school, high school and beyond
  85. 121. Bullying is not always physical abuse
  86. 124. There are no bruises, no black eyes, no bloody noses to offer clues that a child is being bullied.
  87. 125. Verbal bullying is the most common type of bullying
  88. 126. and is the least likely to be taken seriously by adults
  89. 129. People are bullied because of factors like
  90. 130. gender
  91. 132. race
  92. 134. disabilities
  93. 136. manner of dress
  94. 138. or weight
  95. 140. anyone can be bullied
  96. 141. Sometimes people do not realize they are bullies
  97. 142. Video clip – bullying movie
  98. 143. Video clip – bullying movie – people laughing
  99. 144. If you laugh at it, you’re part of it.
  100. 145. 75% of students have visited a web site bashing another student
  101. 146. Video clip – bullying movie – negative website
  102. 147. Passive and shy children are the most likely group to be bullied.
  103. 148. These children will not usually stand up for themselves in a bullying situation.
  104. 149. Video clip – real genius
  105. 150. Students who are bullied do not want to attend school, become depressed, and may even commit suicide.
  106. 151. Stopping bullying always requires an intervention
  107. 153. Early intervention may help to establish a positive and respectful learning environment.
  108. 155. Teachers can prevent or reduce bullying by
  109. 156. Establishing a positive school culture of acceptance, tolerance, and respect
  110. 157. Increasing adult supervision in bullying “hot spots.”
  111. 159. Recognizing and reporting bullying
  112. 160. Consistently enforcing school rules regarding bullying
  113. 161. Integrate bullying prevention material into curriculum and school activities.
  114. 163. Stopping bullying never stops
  115. 164. But preventing it can help
  116. 165. Video clip – stand up and stop bullying

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