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Comprehensive guidance and counseling

Comprehensive guidance and counseling, including drug and alcohol abuse counseling
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Entrepreneurial skills training
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Financial Literacy

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Follow-up services

Follow-up services for at least 12 months after program completion
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Labor Market Information

Services that provide labor market information about in-demand industry sectors and occupations
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Leadership development

Leadership development activities (e.g., community service, peer -centered activities)
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How is mentoring important to your organization
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Occupational skill training

Occupational skill training, with a focus on recognized postsecondary credentials and in-demand occupations
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Paid and unpaid work experiences

Paid and unpaid work experiences with an academic and occupational education component.
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Youth with No Job Experience
Posted On: 06/19/2017 at 02:51 PM
Author: Kerri Barnes

Postsecondary Preparation

Postsecondary preparation and transition activities
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Tutoring is an important component of educational development. WIOA calls for tutoring, study skills training, and instruction leading to secondary school completion, including dropout prevention strategies. What tools are you using implement or provide tutoring services?
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Motivation for tutoring?
Posted On: 06/27/2016 at 10:14 AM
Author: shawnqua mayfield