Life Skills Training
Life Skills services focus on understanding and accepting parental responsibilities; strengthening parenting skills,understanding relationships, and developing family budgets. Life skill training seeks to strengthen participants' ability to cope with the challenges of daily life, how to communicate effectively, establish goals, make decisions, manage their time and money. We also provide parenting training that helps them recognize and respond to their child’s physical and emotional needs at different ages, and handle the stresses and responsibilities of caring for a child.
Individal and Group Meetings
Individual meetings offer participants an opportunity to discuss problems and gain insight into their concerns. Some of the standard issues covered include coping skills/emotional management, parenting skills, academic and occupational/vocational enhancement. Other common areas addressed in individual sessions include social skills, separation and abandonment, depression, family adjustment, behavioral concerns, coping with trauma, and abuse and neglect.
Mentoring and Life Coaching
Character development is a key component of 2 Lives in 1 Lifetime mentoring program. Through the mentor program,participants have the opportunity to first act as mentee learning invaluable life skills. These partnerships will lead to each resident having an additional stable and supportive adult figure to follow them throughout their residency in the program as well as post discharge. Mentors are a vital part of maintaining connections and follow-up with residents post discharge.