INSERVICE FORMAT AND
experientially based one or two-day training for teachers, school counselors,
principals, and parents.
provide participants with methods that have proven effective in helping
adolescents developing the following six skills that are essential for
success in school, the workplace, and in life.
The ability to develop a vision for one’s life, which provides the direction
and the purpose necessary for at-risk adolescents to put forth effort and
work now which will not pay off until a later date.
The ability to accept one’s own and others’ inherent worth and value, identify
one’s particular talents, operate with personal integrity and use mistakes
to learn how to handle situations more effectively next time. This produces
the confidence of knowing one can handle any situation effectively while
maintaining dignity and respect for all concerned.
The ability to identify and consider the consequences of one’s behavior
before taking action, to recognize how one’s words, attitudes and behaviors
impact others, and to accept the consequences of one’s decisions and behaviors.
The ability to discuss and negotiate issues of disagreement and to interact
with others in ways that decrease conflict and promote cooperation.
The ability to deal with anger and frustration effectively so one can resolve,
in a calm and rational manner, the issues from which one’s anger arose.
The ability to clearly define goals, demonstrate the determination to keep
working until the goal is achieved, and to achieve what one wants in life
in ways that maintain dignity and respect for oneself and others.