My GOING TO WORK WIN LOSS Chart
This handout is deceptively simple, but it is a very powerful tool for increasing employment motivation in people with low levels of interest in getting a job. In a conversation with people, you help them list in the left column the things that will benefit them when they go to work. On the right side,…Read More
Mountains is a handout that helps people put their lives in perspective. On the four lines on the left hand side, they write the challenges in life that they have successfully overcome. The lines on the right side reflect challenges they are dealing with now. Once people have completed both sides of the mountain, you…Read More
Draw Yourself Working
Asking people to draw themselves working in a job they would really like is a powerful way to help people express how they see themselves in the world of work. Make sure you say that this is not a competition and you are not judging people on their artistic ability. This is just a way…Read More
My Life Skills are Working Skills!
Its common for many of the people in the workforce system to under value the things they can do that will have value in the labor market. If you or the job seeker writes something they did on the top line of this handout, you can extract all the skills involved in that accomplishment and…Read More
The Award Ribbon
How to Use this Handout Many of the people served by the workforce system have had little or no recognition for things they have done right with their life. They are more used to criticism than praise. They often have nothing on paper that acknowledges their accomplishments. If you want to be successful especially with…Read More
What Were the Steps on Your Path?
This handout is designed to help people understand the things that led up to their involvement with crime so they can avoid repeating these problems. The statements on both sides of the path are things people say that caused them to get into trouble. Some things may also be statements people make to get out…Read More