36 Hour “Woman In The Mirror”- SA/MH/DV

310 students

The goal of the curriculum is:

To provide a course that has a comprehensive and practical intervention for females that have begun to experience difficulties in their family and social functioning due to substance use, domestic violence, emotional problems or trauma. The course is intended to assist women in discontinuing or voiding substance use and abuse as well as other risky behaviors, to empower them to improved emotional intelligence and health, to support their survival and healing from violence and trauma, to identify the strengths that have helped them survive, and to decrease the chances that they will become involved with or reenter the justice system.

During the entire series courses (36 Hours) we will address these issues:

  • Addressing the factors associated with women’s substance abuse
  • Addressing the link between Emotion and Addiction
  • Addressing the factors contributing to women’s emotional health issues
  • To support their survival and healing from domestic abuse and trauma
  • Address the impact domestic violence has on their children
  • Address the impact substance abuse has on their children
  • Address barriers that prevent women from achieving complete healing
  • Addressing Low Self Esteem/Confidence issues and the problem it causes
  • Employing Mindfulness Techniques to help with anxiety, depression and stress
  • Employing conscience raising to enhance awareness of needs and goals
  • Communication
  • Motivation
  • Reducing Angry Feelings
  • Crisis Management
  • Healthy Thinking
  • Building Social Networks
  • Empowering women to lead a crime free life and to become productive citizens

Understanding the importance of integrating services for these conditions is critical to achieving effective outcomes and healthier lives.

Program Components:
Homework Assignments: Brief assignments will be given to Participants. Doing the assignments will allow you to get the most from the classes
Quizzes: Quizzes will be given to participants to ensure they understand the course material.
Self Assessments: Self Assessments will be given to participants to enable them to keep up with their progress as they go through the lessons.
Practice Exercises:  In some lessons, you’ll be asked to do a practice exercise (answers provided right in the exercise).  This is the second way that we confirm your understanding of material. 
Final assignment:  At the end of your course you will be asked to complete a final assignment. The assignment will allow you to assess what you have learned during the course and give feedback and ideas about the dynamics of Life Skills Academy.

Remember, these courses are self-paced. You’ll be progressing through the course as quickly or slowly as you like. You control the pace. Once you enroll in the class, you can begin.  We want you to get the most out of this course, so we require that you complete all activities in lesson one before you’ll be allowed to continue.

Participant Communications:
Group Meetings: Many group sessions are scheduled for this class via our Webinars. Participants can attend online and interact with his/her instructor and other attendees and share experiences and feelings while developing tools to help participants learn to develop a non abusive response to behavior
Forums:  Our Discussion Forums are open to participants 24/7. Participants go there to discuss courses, lessons, class content or anything they want. 
Event Planner: If you have an event you would like to inform your fellow classmates about. Please use our event planner!
Live Chat: Live chat in every classroom.

 After you complete all classes you will receive a Certificate of Completion.

To receive your certificate: Email your Final Assignment  – The Name of your Class (example: 36 hour Woman In The Mirror: Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence Program) to certificates@lindamcqueen.org along with YOUR NAME as you would like for it to appear on your certificate and the email address you would like your certificate sent to.



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