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Life and Parenting Skills Training Program

SELF-IMAGE

Attitude
Confidence
Self-Esteem
Assertiveness
Perseverance
Appearance

Consequences:
"I must do it"
"I can do it"
"I am worth it"
"I am in control"
"I do not give up"
"I feel and look great"


CONFLICT RESOLUTION

Identifying The Problem
Focusing On The Problem
Attacking The Problem Not The Person
Listening With An Open Mind
Treating A Person's Feelings With Respect
Taking Responsibility For Your Actions
Fouls

Consequences:
"Every problem has a solution"
"Putting all the cards on the table"
"The problem is the problem"
"Walking in the other's shoes"
"Respect begets respect"
"The blame game"


COMMUNICATION

With Small Children
Talk Effectively
Explain Clearly
Teach Communication Skills
Do's and Don'ts
Listening Vs. Hearing
Answer Questions
Use Alternate Forms of Communication

With Adolescents
The importance of peers
The Communication Gap
Rules For Effective Communication
Contracting


ANGER MANAGEMENT

Background
Unrealistic Expectations
Anger From The Past
Types of Anger
How To Handle Anger
Anger Busters
Stop And Think
Bibliography


STRESS MANAGEMENT

Definition of Stress
Causes of Stress
Psychological Warnings
Rules for Low Stress Working
What to do About Stress
Ways to Beat Stress
Anxiety
Depression


ADDICTION CONTROL

Concept
Stages For Successful Self-Cure
Reasons For Change
Changes
Dealing With Relapses
Habits Vs. Addictions
Warning Signs
Follow-up
Support Groups


EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS

Why
When
How
Physical and Mental Conditioning
When Looking For Work
Interview Do's
Interview Don'ts
After The Interview
How to Keep a Job
How to be Promoted
Volunteerism


MONEY MANAGEMENT

Attitude About Money
Employ Money as an Emotional Crutch
Budgeting
Spending Plan
Saving
Banking
Credit
Consuming
Contracts
Income Tax
Giving


PARENTING AT A DISTANCE

Effects on Children
Background
Separation Issues
Reaction to the Loss
What Can the At-Home Parent Do
Benefits of Helping Children Cope with Incarceration
What Can the Incarcerated Parent Do
Telling Your Child You Are in Prison
You Can Make This Time Count for Your Children
What Can You Do Right Now
 

ACCOUNTABILITY

Values and Principles                                                                               See... Own... Solve... Do it...                                                                     Ten Tired Excuses                                                                                  Achieving Results

GRIEF  

Denial
Anger
Depression
Acceptance