The program has two series: Choices I and Choices II.
Within each series there are three versions
(Preteen, Teen and Parents)
Every participant will need a copy of this workbook to complete the activities involved in the program. Chicken Soup for the Soul books are offered with the workbooks as an option but are not essential – they contain additional inspirational stories not in the Choices workbooks. (Up to 20 Chicken Soup Stories are contained in these workbooks.)
These comprehensive easy to follow Leader’s Guides contain answers, session guides, chapter overviews, leader assessments, a leader skills section, and additional activities for each chapter. Packaged with the Leader’s Guides are a Chicken Soup for the Soul book related to the version and a deck of Chicken Soup for the Soul cards. (In the leader`s guides for the parents a Ready Set Fly! book is included instead of a Chicken Soup for the Soul book.)
Parent Curriculum Materials
The first Choices version, Choices I Preteen Version, was published in 2002. Since that time five additional versions have been written to make-up the complete family centered Choices curriculum. With the parent versions released in May 2006, parents are able to attend parent groups to reinforce what their children are learning through the Choices program. These versions also provide parents the opportunity to look at their own choices regarding parenting.
Parents are the core resource for children and should be supported in their effort to teach and care for their children.