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Choosing Life Skills - January 1998

Product Description

Title

Living Skills

Source

Life Choices Corporation
1620 East Hillsboro Street P.O. Box 2694
Pasco, WA 99302
1-800-441-6006

Topics

The World of Work, Practical Living Skills, Personal Growth and Management, Social Skills: cognitive life skills; preparing to apply for a job; the job search; getting and keeping a job; banks and credit services; consumer education; addiction; communicating in a social world; stress and anger management; thinking for yourself

Audience

Written at the fifth-grade level, except for the substance abuse unit, which uses more technical language. A Spanish edition was being planned when this information was obtained.

Format

Print and software: One volume and software title (requires 486 or higher PC with Windows 3.1 or higher) for each of the eleven topics.

Instruction

Teacher directed; each student has a keypad responder which allows instant feedback.

Support

One-day onsite training session may be purchased; Life Choices Corp. also has a technical support hotline.

Costs

Each book title approximately $8.00 per copy
Hardware startup, $7,700 for a 20-student classroom
Software startup, $5,400 for a 20-student classroom

Legal Considerations

Copyrighted

Notes:

Divided into four main units: Thinking, decision making, stress and anger management (three volumes); pre-employment training (three volumes); substance abuse (two volumes); consumer education (three volumes).

Formally evaluated in correctional setting; contact Idaho Department of Corrections, Windham (TX) School District, Bastrop (TX) Community Corrections Center, Project Genesis (Utah) Juvenile Training Facility.


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