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LifeSkills Classes

Communication, leadership, personal development and professional growth are important to all Marines and their loved ones. LifeSkills courses serve to meet our need for intellectual stimulation and self-improvement opportunities, offering a variety of training options. Come join us and take a step forward in your life today!


LifeSkills classes can be brought to your unit at your request. See below some of the workshops MCFTB can offer your Marines, families, and civilian personnel.

4 Lenses™

4 Lenses™

Do you ever wonder why some people do what they do? Or why people behave certain ways? Come to 4 Lenses to find out! 4 Lenses is a fun, interactive workshop that teaches participants how to assess and evaluate their personality preferences while learning to value and understand the personality preferences of those around them. Participants learn how to open lines of communication, reduce personal misunderstandings, and strengthen their relationships, both personally and professionally. Completing this workshop and implementing the tools into daily life will empower participants to improve aspects of every relationship in their lives.

Next workshop:
Thursday, October 18 • 8:30–11:30 am • Bldg. 29, Rm. 105.

Register here by October 16

Add to Calendar 10/18/2018 08:30 AM 10/18/2018 11:30 AM Eastern Time 4 Lenses™ Description of the event Bldg. 29, Rm. 105, Henderson Hall.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People®

Achieve greater productivity, improved communication, strengthened relationships, increased influence, and laser-like focus on critical priorities.

Today more than ever we need to improve life and work effectiveness. Come to The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Signature Edition 4.0 and experience the difference this solution will make in your life.

Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Briefer Trainer Course

Are you Brief ready? You should always be prepared and comfortable to deliver any type of briefing, whether desk side or to any size or type audience. Attend the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Briefer Training Course to learn and practice skills to become a successful and effective briefer. Whether you are a seasoned briefer, rarely or never brief, this course was developed by OSD Core Trainers specifically to address characteristics that make a briefing and a briefer more effective. Register today for this interactive two-session course to assess your comprehensive briefing skills as well as learn and practice tips and techniques for organizing and delivering an effective briefing. You must attend both half-day sessions to receive your OSD Briefer Trainer Course Certificate of Completion.

Managing Mellennials

Managing Millennials

Millennials value their relationships and their leaders even more than previous generations. Learn the generational differences and how to work well with the younger employees in the workplace.

Interpersonal Communication

Strengthen your communication skills to increase your effectiveness professionally, including email and telephone etiquette.

Building Lasting Relationships

This workshop provides practical information tools to enhance healthy relationships and educate Marines and their partners on how to successfully nurture and maintain a positive union.

Emergency Preparedness

Learn what to do in the event of a natural disaster, tips for creating a family emergency plan, and how to build an emergency kit. If you have a special needs, you will learn about the resources available and what you can do to prepare.

Real Colors® A Communication Workshop

Learn and understand your personality temperament, communication style and how to work well with others. This interactive workshop will empower you to be the most effective in your workplace and in your relationships — more than you ever realized possible.

Open to DOD ID card holders. Sign up for our next class today! Contact the LifeSkills Trainer at 703-693-8906 or

Family Care Plan

Be prepared when disaster strikes. Establishing an advance plan will prevent problems! A family care plan ensures personal readiness of all service members and civilian Marines.

Adult Dependents: Caring for your Loved One

Adult Dependents: Caring for your Loved One

This workshop will inform families about dealing with the complexities of taking care of adult dependents. During the workshop, information will be provided to help families make informed decisions regarding day-to-day care and challenges.

Caring for Your Elderly Family Member

This workshop will inform families about dealing with the complexities of taking care of elderly adults. During the workshop, information will be provided to help families make informed decisions concerning elder care, as well as strategies for coping with day-to-day challenges involved with caring for your elderly loved one.

Conflict Management

This workshop addresses interpersonal conflict and is designed to help Marines and their families become more aware of conflict; empowering them to make healthy choices by managing their responses to conflict.

Marriage Enrichment

Invest in your relationship! Learn how to communicate effectively with your spouse or significant other and work through conflict in a constructive way.

Social Networking Safety

Understand the importance of personal and operational security when engaging in social networking.

Please note: workshop duration will depend on number of participants and level of participation.

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