Steps to Self-Determination

Steps to Self-Determination
A Curriculum to Help Adolescents Learn to Achieve Their Goals


Self-determination is a key component of successful transition programs. Steps to Self-Determination is a curriculum designed to help secondary students learn to define and achieve goals that are important to them. Major areas included in the curriculum include:

•  Progress tracking with the Self-Determination Knowledge Scale pretest/posttest

•  Identifying strengths, weaknesses, needs, and preferences

•  Developing decision-making skills

•  Identifying rights and responsibilities

•  Goal setting

•  Anticipating consequences

•  Enhancing creativity

•  Developing communication skills

•  Accessing resources and support

•  Developing negotiation skills

•  Experiencing and learning from outcomes


Instructor's Guide:

Includes detailed lesson plans for 16 class sessions plus reproducible transparencies



Contains the Student Activity Book and the Self-Determination Knowledge Scale in PDF format



Introduces the concept of self-determination


Student Activity Book:

Can be reproduced from the CD-ROM or a print version may be purchased separately


Self-Determination Knowledge Scale:

Can be reproduced from either the Instructor's Guide or the CD-ROM



•  Instructor's Guide containing detailed lesson plans for 16 class session plus reproducible transparencies.

•  CD-ROM containing the Student Activity Book and Self-Determination Knowledge Scale on PDF files

•  VHS Video introducing the concept of Self-Determination

The print version of the Steps to Self-Determination Student Activity Book is sold separately.


11810...Steps to Self Determination Complete Kit

11812...Steps to Self Determination Video

11813...Steps to Self Determination Student Activity Book

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