Y.E.T. Core Competencies

After participating in a Y.E.T. Workshop, it is expected that young people will have the ability to:


  • Tune into themselves and be aware of their important personal needs.
  • Identify what it takes to make and keep a friend.
  • Understand and deal with people in their lives.
  • Identify who “owns the problem” in a given situation.
  • Express their feelings, ideas, opinions with I-Messages.
  • Give positive feedback.
  • Prevent some problems and conflicts.
  • Know what not to do when a friend has a problem.
  • Identify the 12 Roadblocks to Communication.
  • Tune into others  and hear and understand them.
  • Active Listen to hear their friend’s or other person’s feelings.
  • Identify when they (themselves) own the problem.
  • Handle feelings of anger effectively.
  • Confront a friend’s or other person’s unacceptable behavior.
  • Develop a three-part Confrontive I-Message.
  • Shift gears to Active Listen when necessary.
  • Understand how fear can block taking action.
  • Reduce fear that stops them from doing or saying something important.
  • Recognize conflict situations.
  • Avoid the win-lose ways of handling conflicts.
  • Use No-Lose Conflict Resolution to resolve conflicts.
  • Relate to people who are different from them.
  • Plan actions to meet goals.

For more information, please contact us:

Tel: 800.628.1197
Em: youth@gordontraining.com

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