Independent Living Skills

This will provide the opportunity for youth to develop independent living skills including but not limited to:

  • Personal care, health/medical, food/nutrition, clothing care, household chores, money management, leisure time, safety, community resources, housing, transportation and legal issues;
  • Psychosocial skills –decision making, relationship building, parenting, self image, communication and response to authority and conflict resolution;
  • Education skills – basic education, high school graduation, vocational training, preparation for higher learning opportunities whenever possible, and preparation for state OGT testing (when appropriate seek support services in the community to assist in this area). Assist in completing FAFSA, ETV and other applications for financial assistance when necessary; and
  • Employment skills – job, careers, salary, wage and work habits.