Ability Skill and Knowledge.
A skill is the ability to use one’s knowledge
effectively and readily in the execution or
performance of a task.
A skill is something you learn how
to do that can help you to have a
happier, safer and healthier life.
Our goal is to learn skills that will
allow you to help yourself and
make the most out of who you
It is your job to USE a skill once you
have learned it.
Every skill you learn is something you can
take with you and have forever, like a
treasure that no one can take away.
But keep in mind that learning new skills is
hard work. It helps to practice the skills as
much as you can between groups .
Something you do for someone else as a
way of repairing the relationship if it has
been damaged in some way.
The relationship we have with each other is central, and should be based on
trust, respect, and cooperative work on
common and individual goals.
If anyone should break any of the agreed
upon rules and or agreements (because
sometimes people do make mistakes)
then a Repair will be expected.
Repairs can come in a variety of different forms
– you are encouraged to be
creative should you need to make a repair.
The reasons we do repairs are
Human relationships are very important.
It is important that when you have hurt
someone, you make an effort to make it up to
that person or people that you have hurt.
No one is perfect, and everyone deserves a
chance to make up for a mistake.
It reminds us to respect and value each other.
It feels good to do something nice for someone else
Goals of Skills Training
1. Confusion about self, cognitive dysregulation
2. Interpersonal chaos Fears of Abandonment
3. Dysregulated emotions, moods, Excessive Anger, Excessive Sadness
4. Impulsiveness, Suicide Threats
Behaviors to Increase
1. Core mindfulness skills
2. Interpersonal effectiveness skills
3. Emotion regulation skills
4. Distress tolerance skills