About this Course

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This program teaches students to think about how they think, how they live, how they communicate, and how to make better choices in their lives. The evidence-based coursework is appropriate for wide variety of common misdemeanor offenses and common sanction applications.
The course is broken into several parts, and each part represents an important activity when someone is facing challenges and making choices and changes today: Learning, being, living, knowing, choosing, and doing.


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Helps you learn about some of the different types of challenges people may face in their lives

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Helps you identify the choices people might make when dealing with those challenges

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Lets you take inventory of your learning and life style

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Helps you face your challenges with better choices and positive change

Self-driven 4 hour courses
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Dr. Amy Smith



A Professor at San Francisco State University in the psychology department. She holds a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School, a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and a bachelor’s degree in Classics and Psychology from Grinnell College. Her research explores issues relating to capital punishment, the impacts of incarceration, legal decision-making, and the intersections of psychology and law generally.


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"The course makes you think about how you impact others lives. "

Carol C, Louisiana



What you will learn from this course

1. Learning (Learning Styles | Punishment and Deterrence)

2. Being (Positive Outlook | Self Worth)

3. Living (Food Choices | Physical Activity | Sleep | Stress)

4. Knowing (Communication | Conflict | Challenges)

5. Choosing (Decision-Making | Behavior | Values and Goals)

6. Doing (Final Review | Next Steps)

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