Life Skills classes are designed for individuals, couples and families. Life Skills topics are primarily preventive, proactive in nature, and aim to prevent or alleviate difficulties before they seriously affect the individual, family members, or command.
Classes provide knowledge, skills, and support to guide you toward a healthier lifestyle by enhancing self-esteem, strengthening interpersonal competencies, and increasing awareness about anger and stress management. Some of the classes offered include:
Life Skills Training
Fleet and Family Support Centers help you to learn skills to competently and confidently manage the Navy lifestyle.
Anger is a normal emotion. The resulting behavior, when out of control, can lead to problems in your relationships.
How can it be so hard to communicate with the person you love the most?
Unresolved conflict can prevent personal and professional growth. Learning to resolve conflict helps you overcome barriers and make healthy choices.
Navy kids are like all others - except they have a parent serving in the military. This means that they probably move more often or perhaps have a parent who is away for extended periods of time. Being heard, cared for, and loved are effective strategies used in reducing some of the challenges faced by military children.
Stress is a normal and natural part of life. The alarm clock "stresses" you out of bed in the morning. Work, kids, traffic, even winning a million dollars, can be stressful. Stress is also a motivator. It helps you get things done.
Everyone can make a difference and contribute to suicide prevention at any time. Consider what you would do if you or someone else were struggling to cope with a personal crisis.