201 N. Brown Street
Rhinelander, WI 54501
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Police Department
GREAT Program

The 13 week G.R.E.A.T. Curriculum

1.    Welcome to G.R.E.A.T.

  Program Introduction

   Relationship Among Gangs, Violence, Drugs, and Crime

2.    What's the Real Deal?

Message Analysis

Facts and Fiction About Gangs and Violence

3.    It's About Us


 Roles and Responsibilities

 What You Can Do About Gangs


4.    Where Do We Go From Here?

   Setting Realistic and Achievable Goals


5.    Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

G.R.E.A.T. Decision-Making Model

Impact of Decisions on Goals

Decision-Making Practice


6.    Do You Hear What I Am Saying?

 Effective Communication

Verbal vs. Nonverbal


7.    Walk in Someone Else's Shoes

Active Listening

Identification of Different Emotions

Empathy for Others

8.    Say It Like You Mean It

 Body Language

Tone of Voice

Refusal-Skills Practice


9.    Getting Along Without Going Along

Influences and Peer Pressure

Refusal-Skills Practice


10.  Keeping Your Cool

G.R.E.A.T. Anger-Management Tips

Practice Cooling Off


11.  Keeping It Together

Recognizing Anger in Others

Tips for Calming Others


12.  Working It Out

Consequences for Fighting

G.R.E.A.T. Tips for Conflict Resolution

Conflict Resolution Practice

Where to Go for Help


13. G.R.E.A.T. Days Ahead

Program Review

Making My School a G.R.E.A.T. Place Project Review

Chief's Corner
Bike Patrol
K-9  Patrol
FTO Program
Citizen's Police Academy
Steve Martin
9/11 Tribute
DARE Program
Contact Us
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