What Are Refusal Skills? - Definition & Examples


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Why is psychosocial development important for teens?

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1. Why do teens need to learn to say No?

2. Why is it so important to establish an identity as a teen?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Saying no is difficult for some people, but it's important to learn as a teenager. This combination quiz and worksheet will cover why establishing an identity is important for teenagers, including how refusal skills help support that sense of identity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments cover the following topics:

  • The reason psychosocial development is important for teenagers
  • A good response for teens who are offered drugs
  • Why it's important to develop an identity as a teenager
  • The reason teens need to learn to refuse
  • Identifying scenarios in which refusal skills are important

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on psychosocial development in teenagers
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding when refusal skills are important and when they aren't
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how refusal skills are related to a sense of identity

Additional Learning

Deepen your knowledge of psychosocial development by reviewing the lesson titled What Are Refusal Skills? - Definition & Examples, which discusses the following:

  • Erikson's term for outcomes and consequences from an individual's actions
  • How parents can work with teens to develop refusal skills
  • Situations in which peer pressure may occur