The CHALLENGE Program is a group-based curriculum designed to increase the ability of high risk youth to be successful in their families, schools and community.
The CHALLENGE Program is conducted in small groups, 8 to 12 participants. It is appropriate for use in schools, therapeutic settings and community groups. It can be used as a freestanding curriculum or integrated with existing curriculum materials and program activities.
The Program is flexible enough to be used over ten sessions or throughout a school year. materials and program activities.
The CHALLENGE Program is designed to provide life skills training which enables:
- increased self-esteem
- management of emotions
- effective communication
- independent thinking
- appropriate assertive behavior
- assessment and decision-making
- identification and pursuit of goals
- taking responsibility for choices
- prevention of emotional, physical and sexual abuse
- development of personal resources
Participants develop better self-concepts and higher self-esteem through daily practice of these techniques.
For more information on the CHALLENGE Program or to order a copy, please email: CHALLENGE@SafeChild.org