Learning Skills for Life Course

Teaching Literacy and Learning Skills


The correlation between criminal behavior and illiteracy is well documented. Failures in school and education can directly translate into crime and violence on the street.

The Criminon program handles this deficiency head-on with the Learning Skills for Life Course. This course teaches participants how to study, how to overcome the barriers to comprehension, and how to retain knowledge. It enables one to study any subject and learn the material effectively, so that he may then apply it in life with success.

OUTCOMES: Short-term expected outcomes of this life skills course include developing skills in identifying and overcoming the barriers to learning and applying learning skills to any new learning endeavor a person takes on in life. Long-term expected outcomes include developing the ability to study any subject successfully and applying learning skills to obtaining and retaining gainful employment.