CARE Consultants,LLC

Skills for managing stress

  • Time management
  • Positive thinking
  • Relaxation techniques

Skills for managing feelings

  • Anger management
  • Dealing with grief and anxiety
  • Coping skills for dealing with loss, abuse, trauma

Skills for increasing internal focus of control

  • Self esteem/confidence building skills
  • Self awareness skills including awareness of rights, influences, values, attitudes,

        rights, strengths and weaknesses

  • Goal setting skills
  • Self evaluation / Self assessment / Self-monitoring skills

Critical thinking skills

  • Analyzing peer and media influences
  • Analyzing attitudes, values, social norms and beliefs and factors affecting these
  • Identifying relevant information and information sources

Decision making / problem solving skills

  • Information gathering skills
  • Evaluating future consequences of present actions for self and others
  • Determining alternative solutions to problems
  • Analysis skills regarding the influence of values and attitudes of self and others on motivation

Advocacy Skills

  • Influencing skills & persuasion
  • Networking and motivation skills

Cooperation and Teamwork

  • Expressing respect for others' contributions and different styles
  • Assessing one's own abilities and contributing to the group


  • Ability to listen and understand another's needs and circumstances and express that  understanding

Negotiation/refusal skills

  •  Negotiation and conflict management
  •  Assertiveness skills
  •  Refusal skills 

Life Skills Training Outline

Interpersonal communication skills

  • Verbal / Nonverbal communication
  • Active listening
  • Expressing feelings; giving feedback (without blaming) and receiving feedback

CARE assist youth and families to reach their full potential through a positive approach to life skill development by delivering information and skill practice at the appropriate developmental level. The target audience will be writing specific learning objectives for life skill development that are measurable by completing an instructional plan that creates experiences based on experiential learning theory. To achieve life skill development identifying observable / measurable indicators of change using these indicators to effectively evaluate CARE’s impact / goal. life skills is a process of mental, physical, social and emotional growth. CARE prepares and empowers youth and families to live a productive and satisfying life within the customs and regulations of their society. CARE provides educational opportunities which youth and families can gain information and develop life skills needed. The goal of CARE is to provide developmentally appropriate opportunities for youth and families to experience life skills training, to practice them until they are learned, to reach their full potential through a positive approach, and be able to use them as necessary. Through this process youth internalize the knowledge and gain the ability to apply the skills appropriately. 

                 Life Skills Training