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Thank you to the staff of Nonnewaug Regional High School and Woodland Regional High School in Beacon Falls, CT for allowing us to observe their SSP programs. 

Our SSP lessons and activities come from or are inspired by the following resources:

Bordessa, Kris. Team Challenges: 170 Group Activities to Buil Cooperation, Communication, and Creativity. Chicago: Zephyr, an Imprint of Chicago Review, 2006. Print.

Covey, Sean. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens: The Ultimate Teenage Success Guide. New York: Fireside, 2008. Print.

Covey, Sean. The 6 Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make: A Guide for Teens. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2007. Print.

Dweck, Carol S. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. New York: Ballantine, 2016. Print.

Jones, Alanna. 104 Activities That Build: Self-esteem, Teamwork, Communication, Anger Management, Self-discovery, and Coping Skills. Richland, WA: Rec Room Pub., 1998. Print.

Icebreakers, Teambuilders, and Tips to Help You and Your Organization from the Office of Student Leadership and Development at Lehigh University (www.lehigh.edu/~insi/development/leadership.html)

Lewis, Barbara A. What Do You Stand For?: For Teens: A Guide to Building Character. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Pub., 2005. Print.

MacGregor, Mariam G. Teambuilding with Teens: Activities for Leadership, Decision Making & Group Success. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Pub., 2008. Print.

Miller, Chad. Major Lessons for Minors. Middletown, DE: n.p., 2015. Print.

Poliner, Rachel A., and Jeffrey Benson. Teaching the Whole Teen: Everyday Practices That Promote Success and Resilience in School and Life. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin, a SAGE, 2017. Print.

Randel, Jim. Street Smarts: Beyond the Diploma. Westport, CT: Rand Media, 2011. Print.

Roehlkepartain, Jolene L. The Best of Building Assets Together: Favorite Group Activities That Help Youth Succeed. Minneapolis, MN: Healthy Communities, 2008. Print.

Shah, Monica, Mariam G. MacGregor, Alison Hill, and Jennifer Kalis. Amaze!: The Twists and Turns of Getting along. New York: Girl Scouts of the USA, 2008. Print.