Welcome to Bright IDEAS! Complete seven videos and two practice activities to complete your training. Watch the video titled "Welcome to Bright IDEAS" to get started.
To help you cope with the many decisions and problems you are likely to face, we have developed a 5-step system called Bright IDEAS. Click the video above to learn more.
Almost any problem, no matter how major it may look at first, is solvable when you break it down into small parts. Click the video above to learn more.
The next step is to figure out what you need to do to make changes happen to solve the problem. This is called defining your options. Click the video above to learn more.
The next step is to evaluate the options you’ve listed and decide which is best for you. Click the video above to learn more.
To accomplish step five, you need to act on your plan. Click the video above to learn more.
Finally, see whether the plan is working well or if you need to make some changes. Click the video above to learn more.
Effective problem-solving skills can help you feel that the problems are manageable and that you can find positive outcomes. Click the video above to learn more.
Julia is having trouble managing her work responsibilities and care for her sick child. See if you can help Julia use Bright IDEAS to solve this problem.
Sally has a teenage daughter recently diagnosed with cancer. Sally is noticing that medication is becoming a problem.
Sam has used all of his personal days at work and cannot afford to take more time off of work to attend his child's medical appointments.
Alison's 6th grader recently returned to school for the first time after being diagnosed with cancer. He says he feels very self-conscious and claims children are teasing him, or j