Real World Safety for High School and College Students

Real World Safety is a life skills curriculum for high school and college students.

 

Real World Safety is a leadership curriculum for colleges, high schools and youth clubs that consists of 14 lessons led by an instructor OR completed outside of school hours by a student through an online learning application. The instructional flow develops a proactive mindset by using one topic to fuel inquiry into the next, creating a collective curriculum linking together each facet of safe decision-making from awareness and life transitions to personal responsibility.

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Mindset Matters and Atomic Learning have partnered together to bring the most innovative preventative personal safety training to your high school and college students 24/7 through our online learning application. Please email us directly to inquire about our life skills curriculum for your students: anne@mymindsetmatters.org.

Module 1 Real World Safety Teacher Guides Download
Get started by downloading a zip file that contains all of the Real World Safety Teacher Guides.
Unit 1 Teacher Guides
Module 2 Effects of Stress
Learn about physical and mental limitations that result from physiological effects of stress, safely experience limitations, and discuss how to overcome limitations.
Unit 1 Effects of Stress (Part 1 of 2)
Unit 2 Effects of Stress (Part 2 of 2)
Unit 3 Teacher Guide - Stress
Module 3 Four Plans of Action
Learn four plans of action when confronted with a real or perceived threat to personal safety, including increasing distance, introducing a barricade, looking for escape or help, and defending yourself.
Unit 1 Action Plans (Part 1 of 2)
Unit 2 Action Plans (Part 2 of 2)
Unit 3 Teacher Guide - Action Plans
Module 4 Mindset
Learn the reality of threats to personal safety and how a fighting spirit and survivor mindset can save your life.
Unit 1 Mindset (Part 1 of 1)
Unit 2 Teacher Guide - Mindset
Module 5 Instinct
Learn what instinct is and how it can be used to increase personal safety.
Unit 1 Instinct (Part 1 of 1)
Unit 2 Teacher Guide - Instinct
Module 6 How to Identify a Threat
Learn how threat assessment is the act of looking at and assessing the capability and intent of those around us and how to take action if threats are observed.
Unit 1 How to Identify a Threat (Part 1 of 1)
Unit 2 Teacher Guide - How to Identify a Threat
Module 7 Threat Assessment Application
Learn how to assess threats and then use those assessments to categorize people into neutral, possible threats, and threats.
Unit 1 Threat Assessment Application (Part 1 of 1)
Unit 2 Teacher Guide - Threat Assessment Application
Module 8 How to Assess Your Environment
Learn how to assess environments by the level of access control and the category of people around us and how to take action if a dangerous environment is observed.
Unit 1 How to Assess Your Environment (Part 1 of 1)
Unit 2 Teacher Guide - How to Assess Your Environment
Module 9 Environmental Assessment Application
Learn how to assess environments and then use those assessments to categorize environments into safe, normal, and dangerous.
Unit 1 Environmental Assessment Application (Part 1 of 1)
Unit 2 Teacher Guide - Environmental Assessment Application
Module 10 Breaking the Habit
Learn what socially conditioned actions are and how they can become dangerous to personal safety in some scenarios.
Unit 1 Breaking the Habit (Part 1 of 1)
Unit 2 Teacher Guide - Breaking the Habit
Module 11 Driving for Safety
Learn how to recognize socially conditioned habits that could pose a threat to personal safety and how to break these conditions when faced with a real threat.
Unit 1 Driving for Safety (Part 1 of 1)
Unit 2 Teacher Guide - Driving for Safety
Module 12 Living on Your Own
The Real World: Learn about the two common threats young adults face when living on their own for the first time and how to respond to each: mugging and sexual assault.
Unit 1 Living on Your Own (Part 1 of 1)
Unit 2 Teacher Guide - Living on Your Own
Module 13 SEAL Safe Drinking Plan
Learn about the negative effects alcohol can have on personal safety and how to create a safe drinking plan.
Unit 1 SEAL Safe Drinking Plan (Part 1 of 1)
Unit 2 Teacher Guide - SEAL Safe Drinking Plan
Module 14 Defensive Mindset - I Am Never Unarmed
Learn how to use your mindset to stay safe no matter the situation.
Unit 1 Defensive Mindset - I am Never Unarmed (Part 1 of 1)
Unit 2 Teacher Guide - Defensive Mindset
Unit 3 Defensive Mindset - 911 Call
Module 15 Physical Skills - I am Never Unarmed
Learn how to physically respond to a potential threat by creating an effective startle response, driving back an attacker, and disengaging to create distance.
Unit 1 Physical Skills - I am Never Unarmed (Part 1 of 2)
Unit 2 Teacher Guide - Physical Skills