is a life and social skills programme
designed for dual-delivery, comprising both an accredited, structured groupcourse and one-to-one mentoring sessions.
This unique personal development and character-building course utilises Reﬂex’unique
Impact 2 Change
model, which helps young adults develop independent living skills and positive character traits, italso enables them to make more considered choices in light of consequences and become positive contributors to society. A varied choice of ‘pick and mix’ sessions allow programme content to be tailored to the speciﬁc needs of each individual. Additionally, the mentoring materials allow a young adult continue their informal learning after release and to step out and trynew life skills with the support of their resettlement mentor.
provides imaginative ways to develop, record andrecognise young adults’ abilities and achievements, as well as introducing them to new experiences, activities andchallenges.
represents a comprehensive and ﬂexible toolkit for helping young people and adults acquire essential life,social and thinking skills and, crucially, to build character to improve personal resilience and address desistance factors.
as been written to fulﬁl the criteria for OCR’s Life and Living Skills, which meets the requirements of the Qualiﬁcationsand Curriculum Framework (QCF). As with all our programmes, low-literacy worksheets sheets are provided to give theyoung adults a lasting record of their learning and achievement, and to evidence their hours and individual contributions.
Participants can achieve an OCR Introduction to Living qualiﬁcation.
Each session can be delivered for up to 3 hours, and contains a mixture of ice breakers, targeted learning outcomes, teamactivities and games, multimedia resources - including video clips - discussion starters, and individual challenges. There isalso time allocated for personal reﬂection on the day’s theme and review and ‘cool down’ exercises, to prepare theparticipants to return to their unit. myLife offers Outreach Workers a portfolio of courses and topics, from which to choosefrom, depending on the speciﬁc needs of each group and young person. The topics covered include:
Managing Emotions without them Managing You
(Managing Emotions and Responding to Others)
Managing emotions / Self-control Anger & Pain ManagementDealing with disappointment / frustrationsHandling
change / Managing ExpectationsHow to respond and not react to othersDiplomacy / Being a peacemakerHandling ConﬂictWorking in a teamDecision making / Making good choicesWeighing up optionsUnderstanding Consequences / Consequential thinking
2. Sussing Society
(Equipping young people to live and contribute to their community)
Respecting OthersPre-conceptions / JudgingHow Communities Function
Crime and Law makingGovernment and PoliticsLegal Matters AuthorityWelfare DependencyContributing something positiveLocal activities and events
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