Girl Talk Empowerment 4 Teens utilizes the Overcoming Obstacles curriculum. Classes can be taught in any order using videos, group discussions, role-playing, and question and answer sessions.  In particular, the curriculum is designed to develop a landscape where young women genuinely know their value and inspire positive thinking and self-worth.

Need additional information? Email Deborah Swinson, or call 301-526-7553.

Fall 2021 Workshops – Canceled

Basic Life Skills Series
In person 15 seats available
Virtual 20 seats
LessonsClass Date/TimeLearning Objectives
Getting to Know You
Thursday, October 7, 2021
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1. Informal session to meet student participants
2. Disseminate the student preliminary survey
3. Discussion/thoughts from youth participants
Healthy Hygiene Habits
Thursday, October 21, 2021
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1. Understand and practice proper personal hygiene
2. Understand your menstrual cycle and track each day you bleed
3. Learn techniques to approach others with poor hygiene
4. Know your personal health history
Clarifying Values
Thursday, November 4, 2021
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1. Navigating values and morals
2. Understanding whom and what you value  
House Cleaning and Laundry
Thursday, November 18, 2021
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1. Useful habits for house cleaning
Being Accountable and Responsible
Thursday, December 2, 2021
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1. Understanding your basic responsibilities
Post Survey
Thursday, December 16, 2021
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1. Written post survey questions
2. Discussion/thoughts from youth participants
3. Certificates of completion
Location: 5010 Brown Station Road|5010 Brown Station Road| Suite 190| Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

Catalogue of Classes

Confidence BuildingCommunication
Lesson 1:  Giving and Earning Respect
Lesson 2:  Identifying Strengths and Weaknesses
Lesson 3:  Establishing What’s Important
Lesson 4:  Improving Well-Being
Lesson 5:  Developing Personal Power
Lesson 1:  Understanding Nonverbal Messages
Lesson 2:  Listening
Lesson 3:  Listening Critically
Lesson 4:  Speaking Responsibly
Lesson 5:  Communicating Constructively
Setting and Achieving GoalsResolving Conflicts
Lesson 1:  Identifying Goals
Lesson 2:  Setting Priorities
Lesson 3:  Developing A Positive Attitude
Lesson 4:  Accessing Resources
Lesson 5:  Learning To Be Assertive
Lesson 1: Introducing Conflict Resolution
Lesson 2: Uncovering Stereotypes
Lesson 3:  Managing Anger in Conflict Situations
Lesson 4:  Resolving Conflict
Getting The JobOn The Job Skills
Lesson 1: Completing applications
Lesson 2: Preparing for an interview
Lesson 3: Interviewing
Lesson 4: Following the interview
Lesson 5: Responding to a job offer
Lesson 1: Developing a positive work ethic
Lesson 2: Working with others
Lesson 3: Communicating on the job
Lesson 4: Managing time, money, & people
Lesson 5: Advancing on the job
On Your OwnFinancial Literacy
Lesson 1: Managing your finances *updated*
Lesson 2: Making a budget
Lesson 3: Understanding advertising
Lesson 4: Becoming a responsible citizen New lesson: Nurturing the development of young children
Lesson 1: Money Matters: Know the Lingo Lesson 2: Understanding Credit Lesson 3: Budget Tips and Tricks Lesson 4: Savvy Savers

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