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* Life Skills Training for middle school students

January 24, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EST

Middle school youth are invited to join in a 6-week course of Life Skills Training on Thursdays, January 10- February 14.  Register directly through Fairfax City Parks and Recreation for this Winter 2019 offering. Note that parents and caregivers should plan to bring participants on time and walk them in and out of class.

The LifeSkills Training curriculum is a proven, evidence-based program designed to promote health and personal development. Topics include:

  • Self-image and self-improvement
  • Making decisions
  • Myths and realities about smoking, alcohol and marijuana
  • Advertising
  • Coping with anxiety
  • Coping with anger
  • Communication skills
  • Social skills
  • Assertiveness
  • Resolving conflicts

Sessions are facilitated by two or three adult leaders, for whom background checks have been completed and approved by Fairfax County. All facilitators have bachelors or graduate degrees and are skilled in adapting and modifying content and activities for youth who may have exceptional needs.



Sherwood Community Center
3740 Old Lee Hwy
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
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