Thinking outside the box

The stopping point “Thinking Outside the Box” is concerned with supporting youth in: redirecting outcomes, anticipatory thinking, understanding mindsets (fixed and growth), problem identification, attribution i.e. identifying causes effectively, problem solving, solutions finding, ability to change, adapt plans, self knowledge, identifying personal strengths and skills gaps, ability to ask questions, communicative confidence (clarifying, seeking instruction, asking with openness to difficult situations), thinking skills such as questioning, reframing, identifying emotionally driven responses rather than problem-driven responses, opportunity seeking, thinking outside the box, growth-oriented thinking, encouraging them to find ways for eliminating stressors.