Select a Lifeskills Course to Purchase

Select a life skills category and then select your assigned life skills course.

  • Anger Avoidance

    Consistent anger is just a symptom of a greater mental or emotional disease. This course helps youth and parents to discover the source of their child’s anger and how to avoid it. The course demonstrates the connection between self-defeating thoughts and behaviors that lead to life altering changes. It is a work of historical fiction that follows the lives of some who do or do not learn to avoid anger.

  • Self-Awareness

    This course helps teens to get over past mistakes and bad decisions and focus on the present and future. It explains how to avoid negative thinking from the past and look forward to bright possibilities. It discusses the things in life that keep them from progressing. It teaches youth nine important cognitive skills for lasting happiness and progress.

  • Youth / Parent

    This course was specifically designed to be completed at home between youth and a parent or guardian. It includes the major problems confronting youth today, including peer pressure, substance abuse, lack of cognition, self-esteem, and choices. Sample Page

  • Youth Substance Abuse

    This is similar to the adult version; however it focuses on particular issues that face teens. It demonstrates the relationship between substance abuse, peer pressure, lack of cognition, relationships, and decision-making skills. It is historical fiction that follows the lives of teens as they struggle against the drug monster and try to find them in an adult world.  

  • Youth Theft / Shoplifting

    This is similar to the adult version, but then again focuses on issues specifically for teens. It demonstrates how increasing use of drugs encourages antisocial behavior. It demonstrates how the subconscious mind doesn’t know right from wrong and blindly follows conscious thoughts. The course offers nine important thinking skills that lead to permanent happiness and success.

  • Youth Driver Responsibility

    The Driver Responsibility Lifeskills Course is unique in that it is the first to blend cognitive restructuring with traditional traffic curriculum. It is designed for all drivers (including teenagers) who have exhibited a lack of proper values, attitude, and behavior, and is especially effective on repeat offenders. For both adult and teen drivers. • Driving without a license     • Reckless driving • Multiple tickets                     • Aggressive driving • Speeding                             • Irresponsibility • Anger management             • Cell phone and texting

  • Youth Minor In Possession

    The New Directions Minor in Possession Life Skills Course was designed to help youth and young adults consider the possible long-term, life-threatening consequences of using alcohol and drugs. It is a self-awareness course that focuses on captivity versus freedom. This course is written as historical fiction that follows the lives of real people with real consequences. Life is too important to waste it becoming tangled in the web of substance abuse.

  • Positive Thinking Skills

    This is our foundational cognitive life skills course for students and teenagers. It is highly recommended to take this course in conjunction with the other topic specific courses. But if you are looking for a general course that addresses many common thinking errors such as anger avoidance and self-esteem, then is a good fit. It is 52 pages within 8 units, and takes approximately 16 to 18 hours to complete.

  • Captivity - Substance Abuse Prevention

    This is an evidence-based course that demonstrates the risks of substance abuse for high school students and teenagers. It is based on over 30 years of working with juvenile substance abuse offenders. This course follows the lives of real individuals that have struggled with their chemical addictions demonstrating their victories and defeats. The course is 20 pages within 4 units, and takes approximately 4 to 6 hours to complete.

  • Elevation - Cognitive Employment For Teenagers

    This course is written in a story format and focuses on interpersonal and job seeking skills that can be used for a lifetime. Most high school students and teenagers have the physical skills to become successful at work, but are often deficient in the cognitive skills that must come first. If students never elevate their thinking, they can never elevate their behavior. It is 20 pages within 4 units, 4 to 6 hours to complete.

  • Infinity - Media Awareness

    This cognitive life skills course for school students was written in a story format and demonstrates the warnings and dangers of the internet. It helps students understand social footprints and take more caution and personal responsibility for their online behavior. The course also has a section on the dangers of texting while driving and addictions to video games. It is a timely course for naïve, immature teenagers who are not fully cognizant, and a wake-up call for parents. It Is 32 pages within 4 units, and takes approximately 4 to 6 hours to complete.

  • Boundaries - Dating Violence Prevention

    Boundaries - Dating Violence Prevention is a cognitive awareness course designed to help teens become safer and more aware of their own and other boundaries. It is written in a story format as it follows individual lives and consequences of both victims and perpetrators. It is also a short course on Constitutional rights that protect people from abuse and their pursuits to happiness.  It is one of several short courses that all come together to help teens navigate the many difficult obstacles they face and stay out of harms way into adulthood. 

  • Bullying Prevention

    Bullying Prevention is a cognitive life skills course for students written in a story format that follows the lives of those being bullied and and those doing the bullying. The course highlights the consequences for both the victim and perpetrator. The objective is to demonstrate the serious problems associated with bullying in its many forms. The course defines bullying and helps students become self-aware of their potential to bully or become a victim of bullying.

  • Juvenile Marijuana Awareness

    This is a unique course that is addressing a hot topic in our world today. This course does not focus on the political or scientific differences that surround marijuana use, rather it focuses on the deep seated thinking errors that are associated with marijuana abuse. Participants are given an opportunity for self-discovery as they read and respond to real stories of how marijuana abuse has affected real lives. Tangible solutions and increased awareness can help participants avoid the negative consequences that are connected to marijuana abuse.  This course is suitable for both juveniles and adults.

  • Anger Management

    This course really doesn’t teach anger management, rather anger avoidance. Anger is a secondary emotion that is fueled by primary emotions. Truly you cannot manage anger because once you let it in you either have to squelch it or express it, both are damaging. This course will help you by teaching “self-awareness” thinking skills that can help you avoid anger as much as possible.

  • Cognitive Awareness

    This is a unique course that can be used for all aspects of society, including counselors and therapists. This is a fun interactive course on self-discovery that takes the student through the lives of people who have had difficulty overcoming negative, self-destructive thinking errors. It covers topics such as self-deception, anger avoidance, emotional needs, relationships, and avoiding decay.

  • Substance Abuse

    This is not an ordinary substance abuse course. It is based on historical fiction of two families, the Millers and the Johnsons. The course follows their lives through their victories and defeats as they fight the drug monster. It provides timely cognitive thinking and practical skills that have proven to help users recover from their addiction. It is a story about freedom versus captivity.

  • Offender Corrections

    This course was designed to help you see the big picture of your life. That you are most likely many times more capable and talented than you “think” you are. If we keep on doing what we have been doing, we will keep on getting what we have been getting. The only way to stop what we have been getting, is to stop what we have been doing.

  • Parenting

    This is a cognitive restructuring (self-awareness) course that focuses on the basic hierarchy of needs of children, and also teaches effective thinking skills. It demonstrates the importance of physical, emotional, directional, and creative needs for children. It points out that the most important aspect of parenting, is the parents. 

  • Offender Responsibility

    This course demonstrates how our beginnings can affect our endings if we don’t take personal responsibility to change. The course includes units that cover topics such as “growth vs. decay,” “ring of fire,” “life is a mirror,” “mountains vs. swamps,” “thoughts = consequences,” and many others. It is a course on how to be successful by controlling self-defeating, negative thoughts.

  • Sex Offender

    This course is written in a story format that follows the lives of the perpetrators and victims of sexual abuse. It is a journey of self-discovery concerning the reasons and consequences of sexual abuse. In most cases it was designed as an addition to other counseling and therapy. It describes the road of denial and self-deception that keeps so many people captive to their strong sexual cravings and repetitive behavior.

  • Driver Responsibility

    The driver responsibility course focuses on the “x-factor” of driving; which is the values and attitudes of drivers. If we never change driver-thinking errors, we can never change driver behavior. It all starts with our personal way of being; who we are without thinking who we are. Research shows that most all drivers have the basic skills to drive correctly, but many lack the cognitive skills of patience and empathy.

  • Contentious Relationships

    The main purpose of this course is to help divorced or separating couples understand the impact that a contentious divorce will have on their children. It focuses on helping contentious parents reduce their anger by seeing others as people and not objects. It demonstrates the futility of grudges and anger, and how to minimize the negative effects of divorce on their children.

  • Theft/ Shoplifting

    This course focuses on the many reasons for theft and shoplifting. It not only demonstrates the impact on businesses but also the consequences for the perpetrators as they trade a few dollars for a criminal record. It also demonstrates 10 proven cognitive skills for successful living, and how to avoid the common thinking traps that are easy to fall into.

  • Bad Check

    This is a self-awareness course that helps people understand the impact bed checks have on business and retail outlets. It discusses topics such as values, attitudes, and behaviors; determining right from wrong; and the consequences of bad decisions. It also gives insightful skills into debt avoidance and money management. It is a values clarification course that focuses on the benefits of thinking and behavior.

  • Pornography Addiction

    This is a one-of-a-kind workbook written in a story format that follows the life of a husband and wife, showing the addiction and recovery process for the husband. It demonstrates the difficulties placed on the marriage and the emotional impact on the spouse. It is written by experts knowledgeable in the addictive effects of pornography. It is 56 pages in nine units. It can be used for groups as well as home study.

  • Employment

    This course demonstrates that the major reason for under employment and non employment are self-inflicted thinking errors that hold people captive in poverty and low paying jobs. The main objective is to help people overcome the self-defeating thoughts and behaviors that may be blocking their ability for better employment and income. If we never change our thinking, we can never change our behavior.

  • Minor in Possession

    The New Directions Minor in Possession Life Skills Course was designed to help youth and young adults consider the possible long-term, life-threatening consequences of using alcohol and drugs. It is a self-awareness course that focuses on captivity versus freedom. This course is written as historical fiction that follows the lives of real people with real consequences. Life is too important to waste it becoming tangled in the web of substance abuse.

  • Domestic Violence

    Domestic Violence is a serious crime against humanity because of its far-reaching tentacles and its effect on future generations. This course was designed for both the abuser and the victim. For victims, because of their lack of cognition and empathy as well as their propensity for re-victimization. For abusers, because of their self-defeating behaviors.

  • DUI

    ACCI’s experience with people who drive under the influence is that they are focused on self and have little regard for others. This group makes little effort to overcome their addictions andconsiders it their right to drive. ACCI offers a strong cognitive restructuring course thatchallenges their faulty thinking.

  • Marijuana Awareness

    This is a unique course that is addressing a hot topic in our world today. This course does not focus on the political or scientific differences that surround marijuana use, rather it focuses on the deep seated thinking errors that are associated with marijuana abuse. Participants are given an opportunity for self-discovery as they read and respond to real stories of how marijuana abuse has affected real lives. Tangible solutions and increased awareness can help participants avoid the negative consequences that are connected to marijuana abuse.  This course is suitable for both juveniles and adults.

  • eLearning Self Awareness

    This course helps teens to get over past mistakes and bad decisions and focus on the present and future. It explains how to avoid negative thinking from the past and look forward to bright possibilities. It discusses the things in life that keep them from progressing. It teaches youth nine important cognitive skills for lasting happiness and progress.

  • eLearning Youth Substance Abuse

    This is similar to the adult version; however it focuses on particular issues that face teens. It demonstrates the relationship between substance abuse, peer pressure, lack of cognition, relationships, and decision-making skills. It is historical fiction that follows the lives of teens as they struggle against the drug monster and try to find them in an adult world.

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  • eLearning Youth Minor In Possession

    The eLearning Minor in Possession Cognitive Lifeskills Course was designed to help youth and young adults consider the possible long-term, life-threatening consequences of using alcohol and drugs. It is a self-awareness course that focuses on captivity versus freedom. This course is written as historical fiction that follows the lives of real people with real consequences. Life is too important to waste it becoming tangled in the web of substance abuse.

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  • eLearning Youth Driver Responsibility

    The Driver Responsibility Lifeskills Course is unique in that it is the first to blend cognitive restructuring with traditional traffic curriculum. It is designed for all drivers (including teenagers) who have exhibited a lack of proper values, attitudes, and behaviors while driving. This course is especially effective on repeat offenders.

    View Sample
  • eLearning Youth Theft / Shoplifting

    This is similar to the adult version, but then again focuses on issues specifically for teens. It demonstrates how increasing use of drugs encourages antisocial behavior. It demonstrates how the subconscious mind doesn’t know right from wrong and blindly follows conscious thoughts. The course offers nine important thinking skills that lead to permanent happiness and success.

    View Sample
  • eLearning Youth / Parent

    This course was specifically designed to be completed at home between youth and a parent or guardian. It includes the major problems confronting youth today, including peer pressure, substance abuse, lack of cognition, self-esteem, and choices. 

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  • eLearning Anger Avoidance

    Consistent anger is just a symptom of a greater mental or emotional disease. This course helps youth and parents to discover the source of their child’s anger and how to avoid it. The course demonstrates the connection between self-defeating thoughts and behaviors that lead to life altering changes. It is a work of historical fiction that follows the lives of some who do or do not learn to avoid anger.

    View Sample
  • eLearning Captivity - Substance Abuse Prevention

    This is an evidence-based course that demonstrates the risks of substance abuse for high school students and teenagers. It is based on over 30 years of working with juvenile substance abuse offenders. This course follows the lives of real individuals that have struggled with their chemical addictions demonstrating their victories and defeats. The course is 20 pages within 4 units, and takes approximately 4 to 6 hours to complete.

    View Sample
  • eLearning Marijuana Awareness

    This is a unique course that is addressing a hot topic in our world today. This course does not focus on the political or scientific differences that surround marijuana use, rather it focuses on the deep seated thinking errors that are associated with marijuana abuse. Participants are given an opportunity for self-discovery as they read and respond to real stories of how marijuana abuse has affected real lives. Tangible solutions and increased awareness can help participants avoid the negative consequences that are connected to marijuana abuse.  This course is suitable for both juveniles and adults.

  • eLearning Positive Thinking Skills

    This is a foundational cognitive life skills course for students and teenagers. It is highly recommended to take this course in conjunction with the other topic specific courses. The course addresses many common thinking errors associated with anger, low self-esteem and self-justification. This course is full of time tested positive thinking skills that help students successfully navigate their teenage years into adulthood. The course is divided into 6 units, and takes approximately 8-10 hours to complete.

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  • eLearning Infinity - Media Awareness

    This cognitive life skills course for school students was written in a story format and demonstrates the warnings and dangers of the internet. It helps students understand social footprints and take more caution and personal responsibility for their online behavior. The course has a section on the cyber bullying and addictions to video games. It is a timely course for naïve, immature teenagers who are not fully cognizant, and a wake-up call for parents. This course is presented in 4 units, and takes approximately 4 to 6 hours to complete.

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  • eLearning Employment

    This course demonstrates that the major reason for under employment and non employment are self-inflicted thinking errors that hold people captive in poverty and low paying jobs. The main objective is to help people overcome the self-defeating thoughts and behaviors that may be blocking their ability for better employment and income. It also provides empowerment by sharing examples of real people who went from chronically unemployed to becoming self-employed or securing a full time job.

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  • eLearning Anger Management

    This course really doesn’t teach anger management, rather anger avoidance. Anger is a secondary emotion that is fueled by primary emotions. Truly you cannot manage anger because once you let it in you either have to squelch it or express it, both are damaging. This course will help you by teaching “self-awareness” thinking skills that can help you avoid anger as much as possible.

    View Sample
  • eLearning Substance Abuse

    This courses uses historical fiction to portray the differences of two families, the Millers and the Johnsons. The course follows their lives through their victories and defeats as they fight the drug monster. It provides timely cognitive thinking and practical skills that have proven to help users recover from their addiction. It is a story about freedom versus captivity.

    View Sample
  • eLearning Cognitive Awareness

    This is a unique course that can be used for all aspects of society, including counselors and therapists. This is a fun interactive course on self-discovery that takes the student through the lives of people who have had difficulty overcoming negative, self-destructive thinking errors. It covers topics such as self-deception, anger avoidance, emotional needs, relationships, and avoiding decay.

    View Sample
  • eLearning Offender Responsibility

    This course demonstrates how our beginnings can affect our endings if we don’t take personal responsibility to change. The course includes units that cover topics such as “growth vs. decay,” “ring of fire,” “life is a mirror,” “mountains vs. swamps,” “thoughts = consequences,” and many others. It is a course on how to be successful by controlling self-defeating, negative thoughts.

    View Sample
  • eLearning Minor In Possession

    The eLearning Minor in Possession Cognitive Lifeskills Course was designed to help youth and young adults consider the possible long-term, life-threatening consequences of using alcohol and drugs. It is a self-awareness course that focuses on captivity versus freedom. This course is written as historical fiction that follows the lives of real people with real consequences. Life is too important to waste it becoming tangled in the web of substance abuse.

    View Sample
  • eLearning Theft / Shoplifting

    This course focuses on the many reasons for theft and shoplifting. It not only demonstrates the impact on businesses but also the consequences for the perpetrators as they trade a few dollars for a criminal record. It also demonstrates 10 proven cognitive skills for successful living, and how to avoid the common thinking traps that are easy to fall into.

    View Sample
  • eLearning Driver Responsibility

    The driver responsibility course focuses on the “x-factor” of driving; which is the values and attitudes of drivers. If we never change driver-thinking errors, we can never change driver behavior. It all starts with our personal way of being; who we are without thinking who we are. Research shows that most all drivers have the basic skills to drive correctly, but many lack the cognitive skills of patience and empathy.

    View Sample
  • eLearning Domestic Violence

    Domestic Violence is a serious crime against humanity because of its far-reaching tentacles and its effect on future generations. This course was designed for both the abuser and the victim. For victims, because of their lack of cognition and empathy as well as their propensity for re-victimization. For abusers, because of their self-defeating behaviors.

    View Sample
  • eLearning Offender Corrections

    This course was designed to help you see the big picture of your life. That you are most likely many times more capable and talented than you “think” you are. If we keep on doing what we have been doing, we will keep on getting what we have been getting. The only way to stop what we have been getting, is to stop what we have been doing.

    View Sample
  • eLearning Marijuana Awareness

    This is a unique course that is addressing a hot topic in our world today. This course does not focus on the political or scientific differences that surround marijuana use, rather it focuses on the deep seated thinking errors that are associated with marijuana abuse. Participants are given an opportunity for self-discovery as they read and respond to real stories of how marijuana abuse has affected real lives. Tangible solutions and increased awareness can help participants avoid the negative consequences that are connected to marijuana abuse.  This course is suitable for both juveniles and adults.