Kids with assertive communication skills will feel better about themselves and have healthier relationships, says Lisa M. Schab, author of Cool, Calm, and Confident: A Workbook to Help Kids Learn Assertiveness Skills and a Chicago-area licensed clinical social worker. Here are eight of her basic tips to help kids develop these communication skills and become confident individuals.
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A version of this article appeared in our November 2013 issue with the headline "No more Mr. Nice Guy."
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