Safe, Welcome Respected

ASSERT Yourself:

A=  Attention

“I need to talk to you about something”

S= Soon, Simple, Short

“It is about something that happened at recess”

S= Specific Behavior

“I didn’t like it when you called me ‘shorty’”

E= Effect on me

“ I was embarrassed and felt bad when you said that”

R= Response

Wait for the other person to explain/apologize

T= Terms  “Let’s agree not to call each other names”


Gompers Mantras!

Have the courage to be yourself and the compassion to allow others to do the same.

We are responsible for how we make other people feel.