STUDENT SITUATIONAL SELF LEADERSHIP
The Student Situational Self Leadership (SSSL) program was created for students in middle school, high school, and college to help them be more successful in school, at home, and in their future workplace. Having skills like effective communication, goal setting, use of personal strengths, and problem-solving, provides students with a leg up in the job market. Managers report that their greatest challenge is employees not knowing how to solve everyday problems. Employees report that they don’t ask enough specific questions early on, because they don’t want their manager thinking less of them; so they wait until something becomes a problem before asking for guidance, and by then no one is happy. Matt is Blanchard Institute Care Partner who is certified to train students in your public or private school, organization or church.
SSSL is a natural fit for out-of-school time programs when the school curriculum is saturated. Blanchard Institute has worked with programs such as North County Baseball Academy and two First Tee locations in San Diego with more to come.
Middle school students enrolled in SSSL learn that they need to ask for direction and support when they are learning a new task or skill. They also learn that it takes skill to work successfully with others while preparing themselves to make the transition from an elementary education to the demands of a secondary education in high school.
MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAM
SSSL for high school students is a valuable training resource to engage students during one of the most dynamic times in life. Students who participate in the program are not only better prepared to serve in Student Body Leadership, but they also greatly enhance their college application or first-time employment opportunities.
HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM
The college SSSL program engages students to develop effective communication skills so that they understand how to ask for what they need in terms of direction or support when beginning a new goal or task. Students become more responsible for their own growth and development instead of waiting for someone to do things for them. Students begin to understand the differences in professional and personal communication styles and practice appropriate meeting behaviors, facilitation and presentation skills, and what it means to successfully lead oneself and others at a higher level.
• 10 student minimum
• Travel expenses if outside of Southern California
• Matt as your Blanchard Institute Care Partner Certified SSSL trainer
• 2-day seminar from 9a-4p both days (1-day crash course option)
• An official SSSL certificate of completion for each attendee upon completion of SSSL
WHAT TO EXPECT