Challenge Life Skills Program

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
  • problem-solving
  • 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

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Author Dr. Sherryll Kraizer has a Ph.D. in education with a specialization in youth at risk.