Making a good decision includes: • D:define the Problem. • E:explore the alternatives. • C:consider the consequences. • I:Identify the Value. • D: Decide • E: Evaluate the outcome
Helpful thinking steps: • Identify and describe the problem or situation.. • Exploring means to differentiate between fact and opinion. • List solutions and their consequences • Identify personal and family values that conflict with the situation • Take a defensible position based on logic!!!
Judgment: The process of forming an opinion or reaching a conclusion based on the available material.
Good Judgment: Using the critical thinking process to form an opinion or reach a conclusion.
Poor Judgment: Not using the critical thinking process to from an opinion or reach a conclusion.
Responsible Behavior: Taking responsibility for one’s actions, belongings and space.
Responsibility means doing what you must do and being accountable for the decisions that you make. It is directly related to freedom: the more you have, the more responsibility you must take. Responsibility is sometimes viewed as the opposite of freedom, but indeed, it is the result of freedom.
What is attitude? • It’s basically the way we look at things