Keiki Talk: Teaching Refusal Skills

We all know that children know how to say “no”,  but what do we need to teach them — refusal skills. Yes, there’s a difference. Psychologist Dr. Allana Coffee joined us this morning with tips in today’s Keiki Talk.

Dr. Coffee says the skills can help keep us safe, help us resist peer pressure and maintain relationships. One of the reason why children go along because they don’t want to lose relationships.

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